Common Whitetail Skimmers are fairly large dragonflies with unique looking wings, a broad dark band across the middle of the wing, while the rest has a transparent look. Skimmers are dragonflies that have a shorter body than their wingspan. They are day flyers and eat from the nectar of colorful flowers such as asters and… Read More COMMON WHITETAIL SKIMMER
Barn Swallows are all over my neighborhood each year, all year except in winter. Learn about them here: BARN SWALLOWS
An Eastern Wood Pewee is a flycatcher found in the western part of United States and south and western part of Canada. They are mostly found in forest and woodland areas. Pewees eat various types of flies, butterflies, bees, wasps, grasshoppers and crickets, they will also eat seeds and berries. I saw this one while… Read More EASTERN WOOD PEWEE
Here are some photos from a recent walk in the high desert on the Colorado Plateau. There is so much color out there, it is very impressive! The wildflowers are (clockwise): Tidytip, Potts Prickly Pear, Globemallow, and Phlox.