Bohemian Waxwings

About a month ago the Bohemian Waxwings passed through. An entire clan of them (they seldom travel alone). Mature Bohemian Waxwings are dressed fit to kill! Cedar Waxwings have light yellow to white under tail coverts, with somewhat plain wing feathers, while their Bohemian cousins have Rufus-colored under tails and wing bars fit for a general. Their red waxy wingtips, …

Off-season Cactus

It’s a rugged life for cactus – dry in the summer and frigid in the winter. It doesn’t seem to mind – grows all over the hills!

Picture Window

  Maybe there’s a reason these are called ‘picture windows’. One can often see pictures in them!