Tag Archives: Backyard

The Deer are Here

For the last couple of weeks, the level in the water pond has been going down faster than usual.  We assumed that either the javelinas or the deer were hitting it hard at night. These four ladies were here about … Continue reading

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Awaiting a Giant Snake

There has been a lot of activity in the roadrunner nest over the last couple of weeks.  The babies hatched and the parents are being run ragged providing enough food for those voracious appetites. I’ll put a picture of the … Continue reading

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Bee Careful

  I know . . . everyone posts “the bee in the flower” captures – so here’s mine!  He disappeared down out of sight, but I just kept the phone trained on the spot, and soon he reappeared.  Got him!

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Jackrabbit Triptych

There has been quite a lot of animal activity over the last week or so.  I’ll try to catch up on the ANIMALS SPOTTED page (above).   Spring is definitely here.  The mesquite trees wait until it is dark and … Continue reading

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  This beautiful creature just came for a long drink at our water pond.  Have never seen him in the daylight before.  Look how many different patterns are on his body.

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One-inch Hopper

  I was coming back from filling the water pond for our possible guests, and saw this little fellow (at one inch long, he is, indeed, VERY tiny).  He was nearly invisible because he was so tiny, and nearly completely blended … Continue reading

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Hard to believe but these quadruplets blossomed at the base of our rose tree.  DH discovered them when he went out to cut off all the deadheads from the tree yesterday. These were a complete surprise.  I had not seen … Continue reading

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