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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Decidedly Worse Than Yesterday

Trail to the sun
Froze my keister off out there this morning; in fact, as I was hiking up the single-track heading home I looked back and saw the poor nearly fatless thing sitting forlornly in the middle of the trail.

Seriously, Weather.com gave me bum information this morning, detailing sunny conditions and a lack of wind.  The sunny bit was right, but the cold wind was brutal.  As a result I only took 12 photos while trekking; fortunately several were of the beautiful Cooper's Hawk perched on an old yucca.

I went straight from a short, cold hike to Target and Albertsons to do my weekly shopping; at least it was warm in those two establishments.
Heading south on the trail along the western flank of Tortugas

Sizeable yuccas

This and the next:  Cooper's Hawk


Large Torrey Yuccas and a couple Ocotillos


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Nice photos of the Cooper's hawk. What a beautiful creature.

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