Tag Archives: Backyard

The Tale of Tippy Tail

Teenagers!  Once they get out of the nest, it’s hard to keep track of them.  This is the last portrait of all three baby roadrunners before they started abandoning their home for the great outdoors.  The third one is in … Continue reading

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Three To Go

  Here they are as newborns (above).  There are three tiny babies in there – seems like only yesterday ! And here they are a few days ago (below). TODAY!  The largest one is out of the nest and having … Continue reading

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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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Bobcat

  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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