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Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 12h ago

Animals in their habitat: Acorn Woodpeckers in Madera Canyon

 Acorn Woodpeckers in Madera Canyon. The creek was running underground at the time, as it does during longer and longer periods each year now. When water is a limiting factor, artificial water sources become a big draw for wildlife. Acorn Woodpe...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 1d ago

Desert Animals in their habitat: Backyard Hummingbirds

Costa's Hummers stay year round in our backyard and the males fiercly defend their territo...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 2d ago

Desert Animals in their habitat: Urban Doves

 Mourning Doves are so adaptable. They breed on top of sun exposed cacti in the pristine desert, but I also had a pair in the tiny patio area of my very first Tucson apartment. They raised their 2 chicks in a flower pot and afterwards started right o...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 3d ago

Desert animals in their habitat: The Owls of Sabino Canyon

To me, this is also a painting of wildlife in its habitat. If you can't see it, close your...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 4d ago

Painting of desert animals in their habitat: Racoons

 'At Night at Sabino Creek'. Often I just find the left-over shells of crayfish in the morning, but lots of five-fingered prints tell the story. The clear, cool water shows the gold-brown color of tannins from decaying oak leaves: this creek origin...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 4d ago

Paintings of Desert Animals in their habitat: Jack Rabbit

In an effort to brighten up social Media with art postings, I will regularly post some of ...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 1W ago

Santa Rita Mountains, February 2017

Yesterday morning I finished my 'Coyote Prowls' and then headed south for the Santa Rita M...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 2W ago

Dung Beetles - important for environment and agriculture

Scarab beetles are one of our largest and most divers beetle families. Most Arizonans are ...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 1M ago

I always loved Ravens

 Or rather all corvids. They have been among my favorites wherever I lived. Konrad Lorenz ...
Arizona Beetles Bugs Birds and more · 1M ago

Moths of Arizona - a new Poster

 Just before the Holidays I produced another photo collage of Arizona Insects, bringing th...