Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Ford Wash

Ford Wash
Ash-throated flycatcher

Spring rains, flowers, babies

a spring rainstorm rolls over the valley of the sun
Blooming Palo Verde Tree
Blooming Saguaro
Blooming Prickly Pear
Blooming Cholla
Juvenile mourning dove in its nest
Fledgling English Sparrow

Newly-hatched Canada geese

Friday, April 8, 2011

The Grand Canyon and the North Country

San Francisco Peaks
Residual snow in the Ponderosa Pines
American Robin
American Elk
A view from the top

Within the Canyon
View of the confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado Rivers
Striped whipsnake hidden in the underbrush
An approaching rain storm

Mountain short-horned lizard

Colorado River
Great Basin collared lizard
Unusually colored ornate tree lizard
Confluence of the Little Colorado and Colorado Rivers

Redbud (Cercis orbiculata)
Prints of a Mountain Lion with cubs

Beamer's cabin at the confluence

The Little Colorado River brown with spring runoff

Explosion of spring flowers
Cloud cover and snow on the rim

An early April snowstorm