My adventures in and near Deep Canyon, located near Palm Desert, CA and the pinyon mountains near it.
Bighorn sheep herd 05/26/14
There were about a dozen bighorn sheep this date 052614 up on Highway 74, above Palm Desert, CA, and right above Deep Canyon.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Mountain Trees~Nature's Notes~050213
I love trees and last weekend there were plenty to see up in the mountains. These are so different from the ones here in the desert! That tall bare one is called the "woodpecker hotel" and if you click on the photos of it, you can see why! Woodpeckers have drilled holes in it all up and down. And, yes, they landed on it while we were there. They especially liked landing on top of it. However, I only got a couple of photos of the woodpeckers because they were most UNcooperative!!! :-( I did enjoy walking around and seeing all the beautiful trees up there. Here are some other ones: