Monday, June 20, 2011

Night Prowling

Sonoran ground snake

Giant Hairy Scorpion
Scorpion under blacklight

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Dusk along the New Mexico Border

Smoke from the Wallow fire blots out the sun
Male Pronghorn
Pregnant female pronghorn

Newborn pronghorn calf
A large elk herd feeding in the fields


Thursday, June 9, 2011

Desert herps

Clark's spiny lizard
Clark's spiny lizard displaying its blue-throat color
Red-spotted toad

A splash of color

Summer tanager

spring births

Fledgling gila woodpecker peeking out of the nest
Plumbeous vireo nest
Scott's oriole in her nest
Baby hummers in the nest
A tiny side-blotched lizard


Red-tailed hawk carrying a snake
Coiling tail of a ring-necked snake
Ring-necked snake
Black-necked gartersnake

Saturday, June 4, 2011

The Red Rocks

West fork of oak creek
Beaver dam

Red wall
wild grape
wild rose
Plateau lizard
Plateau striped whiptail
Canyon treefrog
Narrow-headed gartersnake with a belly full of fish
Narrow-headed gartersnake
Western terrestrial gartersnake
Sonoran mountain kingsnake