|Come out, come out whoever you are|
From the look of many of the plants--including almost all of the Scrub Oak--some large mammals (elk or deer) have done extensive landscaping here. There are cleared-out areas we've never seen before.
Since it's the Easter weekend, and the higher elevations will probably be more crowded, we'll limit our excursions to the 7,000-foot altitude range for the next few days. The weather should be nice: low- to mid-70s, nighttime temps in the low- to mid-40s.
|Looks to be a Hooded Oriole|
|Leading the way behind Tortugas Mountain|
|Torrey Yucca flowers are drying out|
|Verging on spring|
|Sentinel (male Gambel's Quail)|
|Becca and Dr. K|