Desert flowers enjoying the morning dew as we start on a hike in the canyon lands of the Colorado Plateau. These flowers seem to last only a day at the most. Knowing this we enjoy their beauty all the more. A life lesson taught flowers.
The Oriole that is. Bight orange and beautiful the Bullocks Oriole. Who can resist that goatee and the Zoroesque mask. We typically see hundreds of Oriole nest in the winter and early spring but only catch a rare glimpse of the maker. This year we were lucky and got several nice opportunities.
Looking south from Capulin Volcano National Monument, NM.
For the next couple of weeks we will be posting some of our favorite posts from the past as we take a small respite from the digital world.
Looks like somebody got a wake up call and right on time as well. With little holes poking through the still snow covered fields all through the valley the Prairie Dogs are definitely wake up. One big stretch, a quick look around and it time to go on this fine spring morning.