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Monday, July 25, 2022

Overnight Rain

Clouds over the Organ Mountains early this morning
We didn't hear the rain overnight, but the backyard was wet when we got up this morning; also, the humidity was sky high.

So it was for the hike today, Willow, Frio and I trekking without Dr. K who went shopping.  It was a good outing to miss, not only because of the weather conditions.  Frio and Willow were like the Katzenjammer Kids, pulling every which way, chasing lizards, alerting at every perceived sound or movement.

It was a pleasure to have the hike over today.

Tortugas and the Organs

20-foot Whitethorn Acacia at the side of LDR-A

Cloudy Organs again

Frio and Willow

Organ Mountains

This & next 3:  Swainson's Hawk on a Soaptree Yucca




This & next:  Willow and Frio on break


This & next 2:  Chihuahuan Greater Earless Lizard



This & next 2:  Mom and Pop watching out for the kids



 

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Such cute photos of the mom and pop quail. My favorite is the last one.

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