|This and the next: Lesser Nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis)|
Once inside the arroyo we stopped for a shade and water break before turning around and heading back. We saw a few other desert denizens today--mostly birds--but no people or dogs.
After our trek the three of us drove to a local gas station to fuel up the CR-V: $10.50 for half a tank of unleaded. I can remember when I could completely fill up my 1998 RAV-4 for $12.00.
|This and the next 4: Black-throated Sparrow|
|This and the next 2: Prickly Pear starting to bloom|
|Frio and Willow|
|This and the next: same Soaptree Yucca in First Arroyo|
|This and the next: Mesquite Tree in the arroyo|
|Last 2: Organ Mountains|