Green back, black throat with a white band separating the throat from the grayish belly.
On the side of the road
Cow and calf, in the distance
Small furry balls jumping on rocks carrying grasses
Herd just below the alpine visitor center
Possible female goldfinch resting against glass door of office building balcony.
unknown insect eating a fly
I need to research the distinctions between Colorado and Least for this location.
I am not sure about this ID.
this resource has helped me to identify the plants that I saw at the Great Sand Dunes National Park http://greatsanddunes.areaparks.com/parkinfo.html?pid=14177
near the visitor center but also found near the parking lot for entry to the dunes where it was covered in White-lined sphinx moths and hummingbirds
The largest is about 5cm across
Alternate leaves, soft hairy
Aquatic larvae? >5cm ,6 legs, large flat head
Squarish stem, under 30cm high, 5 purple fringed petals
Individual flowers about 1.5cm in length, leaves in groups of 3
Small plant with red berries, alternate leaves, whole side of hill covered in them
Thistle? Spines on leave edges
Flat stem, white trunk with black eye shaped nodes
Red cap with beige pieces on top