My adventures in and near Deep Canyon, located near Palm Desert, CA and the pinyon mountains near it.
Bighorn sheep on Highway 74 October 2014
This big guy crossed the highway, October 2014.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
I FINALLY got an owl photo. He wasn't up in the mountains, or up near Deep Canyon. Instead, he was sitting on a water tower right across the highway from my school, down in Coachella, CA! Another teacher told me that he's sitting there every morning, so one morning, since I was early, I drove across the highway and YUP! There he was! Isn't he adorable? He wasn't happy with me taking photos of him (these also were taken with my little Nikon COOLPIX). I believe he's a little burrowing owl. I haven't had the time to return, but since I awoke at 3:00 a.m. today, I should have time to check him out. I've been so busy spying on the pack of coyotes out in the area where I take my morning walk (see http://desertsandbeyond.blogspot.com for their story) that I haven't driven out to see this little guy! Nature Notes for May 10, 2012. He got quite upset with me after I took the bottom photo and flew off! To visit Nature Notes, please go to: http://ramblingwoods.com/