Tag Archives: ocotillo
Sharp-shinned hawk, I think.Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
The ocotillo is my favorite desert plant. It is dormant and looks dead most of the time. Until the rains come and then it leafs out profusely. And in the Spring it sets flowers from dry, gray branches. This one … Continue reading
Caballo Lake State Park, New Mexico, USA.
When I saw this anthill surrounded by fallen ocotillo flowers, I thought the plant must have just died there. But then I saw another anthill surrounded by the red blooms. Seems the ants collect the flowers. Truth or Consequences, New … Continue reading
Bullock’s Oriole, I think. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
My favorite light: dark storm clouds overhead and to the east and low setting sun light sneaking under them.