The Coconino Plateau in Arizona is a plateau just south of the Grand Canyon, northwest of Flagstaff, and north of I-40. It is part of the larger Colorado Plateau in the southwest’s four corner states. Here are two close-up shots of the many and various rocks I found. The area was high desert terrain, about… Read More COCONINO PLATEAU ROCKS
Summer blooms are beginning to happen. These are from the high desert, south of Grand Canyon.
Western Whiptails can be found throughout most of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Habitats can include desert and semi-arid shrubland with sparse vegetation, also open dry forest areas. They live in burrows. Western Whiptails will eat many bugs including spiders, scorpions, butterflies, moths, crickets, grasshoppers, and beetles. I found this one in a… Read More WESTERN WHIPTAIL
A Sagebrush Lizard is usually found in altitudes from 500 to 10,500 feet, in the western part of the United States. Their name comes from sagebrush plants that they are commonly found. They can also be found in pinon-juniper, fir, or redwood woodlands. They are diurnal, and move around quickly. If frightened they will hide… Read More SAGEBRUSH LIZARD