Here are some photos from a recent hike, I was in a stretch of Ponderosa Pine forest in northern Arizona. The wildflowers are (clockwise): Tansy Ragwort, Western Blue Flag, Desert Paintbrush, and Silvery Lupine. BENEFITS OF HIKING
This is a Beavertail Prickly Pear Cactus I found in northern Arizona.
Bonaparte’s Gulls are distinct in their small size and black head during breeding season. White eye crescents, a thin black bill, and red legs are other characteristics for identification. They are found in many water areas in North America including rivers, lakes, marshes, beaches, and bays. I saw this Bonaparte’s Gull while walking on the… Read More BONAPARTE’S GULL
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