We did our normal hike, taking a good number of shade breaks. We're headed for a high of 102F today, and we could attest to the heating up of the desert floor.
The two images of the departing Swainson's include the small bird that chased it away. Not sure what the aggressor was, but it easily convinced the hawk to take off.
|This & next: Barrel Cactus with buds|
|Tortugas and the Organs|
|This & next 4: Swainson's Hawk|
|This & next: who chased the hawk away?|
|Old Soaptree Yucca seed pod with a few old seeds|
|Frio and Willow|