Photo by ©Al Schneider www.swcoloradowildflowers.comChicory
Along the fence line to my right, I see a mass of beautiful sky-blue flowers.
Photo by Dreamstime ©Marilyn Gould Black-chinned hummingbirdBlack-chinnedHummingbird
It's really summertime! Our trumpet vine is in full bloom with its bright red, trumpet-shaped flowers.
Along our roadsides and out into fields are tangled yellowish masses that may be a few inches across or several feet wide. This curious growth is the parasitic plant commonly known as dodder.
Mobbing Behavioirin Birds(reprinted by request)
This column was written a few winters ago as we watched small birds mobbing a bald eagle.
Photo ©Stevebylan, dreamstime.com Costa’s HummingbirdQuick Trip to Tucson, part 2Costa's Hummingbird
Karen drives along Oracle Road with its three lanes each way plus left turns. I relish seeing the desert landscaping!
Photo by E. HornQuick Trip to Tucson
There . . . up the steep slope to our right . . . a medium-sized tree, pinkish looking. Desert willow?
Cornell lab of Ornithology © Guy Lichter, MB Winnipeg, May 2011A windy day! Most of the birds have taken refuge along the shoreline.
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