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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Lowdown on the Highland

Ash-throated Flycatcher (rear view)
Becca and I did an early-morning hike in the low desert today, but we got a late start on heading to the high country because we were waiting for our garbage to be picked up; we had to give up because the garbage truck was much later than usual.  Still, we managed to roll into our mountain property at about 2:20 this afternoon, plenty of time to do a few tasks including the setup of our new Roku device.  It's pretty hot up here--82F at 7,000 feet--and the temps only go up in the coming days.  The lows, though, will be in the mid-50s.
Ouch

On the upper foothills trail

Trekking along

Scaled Quail from a great distance

Same Scaled Quail

Gambel's Quail

We're in the high country now

Becca relaxing at the cabin

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

There are so many quail families in the desert right now, and the little quail children are so incredibly cute as they quickly trot after their parents.

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