Favorite pictures from February 2013

This harissia is a night bloomer which means if I want to get it’s picture, I have to stay up late and use lighting OR I have to get up early to get the picture. Since this was taken in February with cool days, I could still take it close to noon.

Saguaros and tabletop mountain

This is a view that is close to Desert Rat Studio. The flat-topped mountain is Table Top.


Mountains at sundown.

Eurasian Collared-Dove on Nest

This Eurasian Collared-Dove on Nest is under the roof of our front porch.

Male House Finch – Carpodacus mexicanus

This Male House Finch – Carpodacus mexicanus likes the suet.


Here the birds are eating Nyjer (thistle) Seed.

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Egert by our telephone pole. Thought this bird liked water better but he frequently visits us.


This is a tiny mammillaria.