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Thursday, July 7, 2022

Horned Lizard Day

 

Three Barrel Cacti
It wasn't brutally hot when Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I set out on our morning hike today, but it was hot--and humid.  Both Heelers were well behaved, but, as Dr. K pointed out later, there was nothing to trigger them to behave otherwise.

Saw a couple of well-camouflaged Horned Lizards out there today, and probably would never have noticed them if they hadn't scampered out of our way.

Noticed two hawks during our exploration, but didn't bother trying to photograph them because they were too far away.

This & next:  same Horned Lizard


This & next:  same Barrel Cactus budding out


Willow and Frio

Looking back up LDR-A arroyo

Small Horned Lizard in LDR-A arroyo

Tortugas and the Organs

Ocotillos alongside LDR-A

Lone Ocotillo above Right Branch Arroyo

Another distant view of Tortugas and the Organs

Frio and Willow

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Excellent photos of the Horned Lizards. Their camouflage is amazing.

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