A Fairy Duster is a shrub native to arid grasslands and deserts in the southwest U.S. and Mexico. The flowers appear in late winter and early spring. Fairy Dusters are very unique with their pink stamens.
March 14th is Learn About Butterflies Day. Here are some posts from this blog about butterflies… WHAT ARE ALL THOSE ORANGE BUTTERFLIES?, MORE ORANGE BUTTERFLIES…, SWALLOWTAILS, THE DIVERSE LEPIDOPTERA INSECT.
Here is a view of the San Francisco Peaks from Mormon Lake in northern Arizona.
Towhee’s are from the family of birds Passerellidae, which includes Towhees, American Sparrows, and Juncos. Towhees are seed-eaters. There are eight species of Towhees in North America. Spotted Towhee’s are found in much of the western part of North America. They have very distinct spots on their back and red eyes. This Spotted Towhee was… Read More TOWHEE