Calochortus is the genus of lily with three species, Calochortus gunnisonii, Calochortus flexuosus, and Calochortus nuttallii. They are interchangeably called Sego Lily or Mariposa Lily. Learn more here: SEGO LILY. This one is C.gunnisonii, I found in northern Arizona in a high mountain meadow area.
This Zebra Longwing was at the Arboretum of Flagstaff in northern Arizona. Their range is in South and Central America, as well as the southern United States. Learn more: Zebra Longwing
Vermilion Cliffs is up in northern Arizona, in the Arizona Strip area of the State. This area is part of the Colorado Plateau of the four corner states. Vermilion cliffs are made of sandstone, silt stone, limestone, and shale. The formations are thought to be eroded from water and wind over millions of years, exposing… Read More NORTHERN ARIZONA RED CLIFF AREA
The White-Crowned Sparrow is a fairly common bird throughout North America. They have a long-tail and a distinct white crown with black stripes. The immature have brown crown stripes. Here is one I saw at Sedona Wetlands in early winter.