An Eastern Phoebe is a small and plump flycatcher with raspy vocalizations and sharp “peep” calls. They wag their tails up and down frequently when perched. They can be found around yards or farms close to woodland areas in the spring and summer.
Here is an Echinacea plant in my garden… WELCOME SUMMER
Prickly Pears are cactus native to the Americas. Cactus are succulents that are drought resistant and store water in their leaves, stems, and roots. I found these blooming cactus in northern Arizona, while walking close to MC Canyon, which is at the edge of the Mogollon Rim, where it overlooks the Verde Valley. These are Brown-Spine Prickly… Read More BLOOMING PRICKLY PEARS
While I was visiting northern Minnesota recently, the Lilac trees were blooming and many Eastern Tiger Swallowtails were flying among them. The small from the Lilacs was amazing. A Lilac is a small tree in the Olive family, they are a widely cultivated ornamental species, native to the Balkan Peninsula. They are in other parts… Read More FLOWERING TREES AND BUGS