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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Bat on the patio

Not sure why but this little bat was hanging out (literally) on the lower patio. Bats are welcome at my house!



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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Cooper stopping by for take-out

This  Cooper's Hawk which we named Cooper...makes frequent fly-bys around the feeders to snag a small bird for take-out.



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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Young cactus wren

A young cactus wren sits on the catio waiting patiently for a parent to tend to it.



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Desert tortoise

Found a little desert tortoise who was a bit shy about getting his picture taken. He did a pretty good job of making himself inconspicuous in the grasses. Never saw one this small before. He was about the size of a cantelope.



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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Rainbow

Not much more than rain sprinkles  but a beautiful rainbow makes up for it.



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New bloom

The monsoon rains have spawned a new bloom on the potted cactus.

Harris hawk

There's a family of Harris hawks that I occasionally see out on my skate route. OMG his call is dreadfully loud and piercing.



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