|Hill on the eastern side of LDR-A
We did our usual trek today, not seeing any other nature enthusiasts out in our section of northern Chihuahuan Desert.
What we did see was our friend the Swainson's Hawk perched atop a yucca on the ridgeline west of the Organ Mountains.
|Magdalena Peak in the distance
|This & next: along the east/west cross trail
|This & next 3: Swainson's Hawk
|Frio, Willow, Dr. K
|Swainson's Hawk again
|Southwest of Tortugas Mountain
|Small Barrel Cactus with bud
|Frio and Willow
|This & next: I've IDd this plant before, but no luck today
|This & next: long distance views of Tortugas and the Organs
|The rest: male Ladder-backed Woodpecker