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Monday, June 12, 2023

Four Again

Soaptree Yucca fruit
Dr. K, Willow, Frio and I did our regular hike this morning; most notable part was the Texas Horned Lizard we almost didn't see due to its excellent camouflage.

The temperature while we were out there was quite bearable because of a cool wind that blew throughout our trek.  Apparently there's a Red Flag warning for high winds this afternoon.

Other than lizards and birds we saw nobody else in our section of northern Chihuahuan Desert today, just as we like it.

Soaptree Yucca flowers

This & next:  probably a Black-throated Sparrow

This & next 3: Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum)

House Finch

Ocotillos and Acacia

Frio and Willow

Backlit Black-chinned Hummingbird

Willow and Frio


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

The camouflage on the Texas Horned Lizard is amazing.

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