Tagged: habitat

Charming Scorpions and Handling Snakes

  • Antelope Bitterbrush
  • Audubon's Yellow-rumped Warble
  • Chukar
  • Rocky Basalt Bluffs of Cowiche Canyon
  • Lichen-Covered Basalt Cliff in Cowiche Canyon
  • Sunset in the Sagebrush Desert
  • Baby Northern Scorpion (Paruroctonus boreus)
  • Adult Northern Scorpion (Paruroctonus boreus)
  • Northwestern Ringneck Snake
  • Northwestern Ringneck Snake
  • Northwestern Ringneck Snake

“Those who charm scorpions and handle snakes only brand themselves with their own hands.” ~ Sri Guru Granth Sahib I’ve been spending a lot of time out in the desert and sagebrush country in...

More

Squirrel Treefrog

  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Squirrel Treefrog

Endemic to the United States, the squirrel treefrog (Hyla squirella) is an attractive native tree frog is native to the Coastal Plain of the American Southeast, ranging as far north and east as North Carolina (and...

More

Cape Flattery

  • capeflattery202_4_6-Edit
  • capeflattery052_4_6_8-Edit-Edit
  • capeflattery202_4_6-Edit
  • capeflattery315_7_9-Edit

The rocky coastline of Cape Flattery is located at the most extreme northwestern corner of the contiguous United States on the Olympic Peninsula, where the Pacific Ocean joins the Strait of Juan de Fuca....

More

Battle of the Bulls – Breeding Season in Elk Country

  • DSC_3169-Edit
  • DSC_3218-Edit
  • DSC_3235-Edit

Early last month I was driving through the mountains of Oregon heading to the coast when I spotted a small herd of elk in a meadow at the foot of a steep rise of...

More