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Monday, July 26, 2021

Broiled Hikers

Starting down LDR-A
At about 7:45 a.m. Willow, Frio and I headed out for our morning hike in the usual area.  We had to drive through road construction on the way up Tellbrook.

We didn't see any other outdoor enthusiasts while we were there, but we did spot a few Desert Spiny Lizards and several Western Kingbirds.

The trip home involved driving along the one lane open to motorists through the construction.  We were glad to be inside the CR-V with the air conditioning cranked up because it was both hot and humid in the Chihuahuan Desert this morning.

Alternate way

Dayflower

This & the next 2:  Western Kingbird



This & the next:  leaning tower of Barrel Cactus


This & the next 2:  Desert Zinnia



This & the next 5:  a different Barrel Cactus






This & the next:  Frio and Willow


Inside Second Arroyo

This & the next:  Desert Spiny Lizard


This & the next 2:  Twin-spotted Spiny Lizard



Western Kingbirds

Last 2:  Whitethorn Acacia


 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

So many great photos of the beautiful desert, Packrat. I really like the bouquet of Desert Zinnias.

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