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Sunday, April 10, 2022


Blooming Torrey Yucca near upper flatland road
Dr. K accompanied Willow, Frio and me on our morning trek today, which was back in the lower Chihuahuan Desert.  We did our usual hike.

Weather was getting toasty out there, but at least we beat the big winds; they're pretty awful right now, and we're under a Red Flag fire watch.

The hawks I photographed today were so far away I can't properly ID them; tails look short, so they could be Red-tailed Hawks.

Hawk and dove


Two hawks (one atop yucca at right)

Hard to ID hawk at this distance

This & next 3:  hawks in yuccas

This & next:  Claret Cup Cactus

Flowering Torrey Yucca

This & next:  Claret Cup Cactus

This & next 2:  Torrey Yucca with two flowering stalks

This & next:  Willow and Frio

Heelers and me

Heelers with Dr K

This & next:  blooming yuccas

Wildflowers at home


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

The photos of the hawks came out well. I like the 3rd image best.

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