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Saturday, June 17, 2023

Saturday Trek Sans One

Soaptree Yucca fruit where flowers used to be
Dr. K had a get-together this morning so it was Willow, Frio and me on the daily hike.  We followed our normal route and saw no human nor canine outdoor enthusiasts.

I did spot Old Swainsy atop the yucca on the ridge west of the Organ Mountains and took a few distant photos of the raptor; nothing to write home about.

At home later I was able to capture a few images of critters on our property.

Little-leaf Sumac with berries

This & next:  Soaptree Yucca flowers

View from the LDR-A arroyo

I reckon it's a flycatcher

Artsy flycatcher

This & next:  Swainson's Hawk atop yucca

This & next:  Willow and Frio

Quail in our yard

A male Gambel's Quail

Cottontail drinking from the cooler bleeder line runoff

Last 2:  Mourning Dove


1 comment:

Dr. K said...

I like seeing the photos of the critters in our yard. My favorite is the one of the Cottontail.

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