Sunday, February 17, 2019

Favorite Wildlife Photos of 2018 - V




A female Cactus Wren with her juvenile sitting on a Century Plant stalk here at The Azure Gate Bed and Breakfast:

Cactus Wren

Friday, February 15, 2019

Favorite Wildlife Photos of 2018 - IV




Buff Breasted Flycatcher among the Douglas Firs on Mount Lemmon's Upper Sabino Canyon Trail:



Buff Breasted Flycatcher

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Favorite Wildlife Photos of 2018 - III




Broad Billed Hummingbird taking nectar from a Western Coral Bean plant in Molino Basin on the way up Mount Lemmon:


Broad Billed Hummingbird

Monday, February 11, 2019

Favorite Wildlife Photos from 2018 - II



Here is a Black Crowned Night Heron that didn't mind my photographing him:



Black Crowned Night Heron at Lakeside Park



Saturday, February 9, 2019

Favorite Wildlife Photos from 2018 - I



I thought I would share my "favorite" wildlife photos of 2018, so ...


First up, a Belted Kingfisher :


Belted Kingfisher at Lake Cochise






Friday, February 8, 2019

American Kestrel



First let me welcome Gambia, the 139th country to visit The Azure Gate Blog. Thank you all.



Driving with guests in the grasslands southeast of Sonoita, Arizona we came across an American Kestrel sitting on a wire. Moments later he moved to a fence post.

I'm quite please with how the photos turned out.




Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Winter Landscapes XVIII: Winter on the Wenatchee



Finally, the Wenatchee River on the east side of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State: