Ruby Crowned Kinglets are very small birds, with a tiny beaks. They have a distinct broken white eye ring and a ruby colored crown patch. The patch is erect when they are excited, otherwise concealed, and females do not have this patch. These kinglets are common in wooded and brushy habitats. They feed on miniscule… Read More RUBY CROWNED KINGLET
Saw this among some other cool rocks on a high desert walk recently. Love the color, textures, and shadows of this.
Palo Verde means “green tree” or “green pole” in Spanish. The bark of a Palo Verde is green because it is filled with chlorophyll. This tree conducts a majority of its photosynthesis in the bark and some in the leaves. This is the Foothill or Yellow Palo Verde in the Arizona Transition Zone area.