It's that time of year in the desert when many of our "flashier" and "colorful" birds return to Arizona. Our wildflower and cacti show also delights with its subtle yet bright colors.
|nesting male Black-capped Gnatcatcher|
|Northern Beardless Tyrannulet|
|Vaux's Swift-the cigar with wings|
Then I saw something that looked like a bat flying but as it banked to the side, I knew I had my swift.
As the sun set, I planned for the next day.
|Prickly Pear Cactus|