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  1. The Sun has Set.jpg

    The Sun has Set.jpg

    The Sun has Set. Between Marathon and Alpine, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Looking west down US Hwy 90 just after sunset. Chihuahuan Desert and the Davis Mountains in view. September 2021
  2. Swainson's Hawk.jpg

    Swainson's Hawk.jpg

    Swainson’s Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) photographed perched in a yucca.
  3. Heads or Tails.jpg

    Heads or Tails.jpg

    Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus: Sciuridae)
  4. Eastern Meadowlark "Lilian's".jpg

    Eastern Meadowlark "Lilian's".jpg

    Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna lilianae) “Lilian’s Meadowlark”.
  5. White-lined Sphinx.jpg

    White-lined Sphinx.jpg

    White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata: Sphingidae) nectaring Turk’s Cap. Wingspan 6.3-9.0 cm (2.4-3.5 in).
  6. American Coot.jpg

    American Coot.jpg

    American Coot (Fulica americana americana)
  7. Coyote.jpg

    Coyote.jpg

    Coyote (Canis latrans texensis: Canidae)
  8. Swainson's Hawk.jpg

    Swainson's Hawk.jpg

    Swainson’s Hawk (Buteo swainsoni)
  9. Pronghorn Antelope (male).jpg

    Pronghorn Antelope (male).jpg

    Pronghorn Antelope (Antilocapra americana: Antilocapridae) male.
  10. Swainson's Hawk.jpg

    Swainson's Hawk.jpg

    Swainson’s Hawk (Buteo swainsoni)
  11. Eurasian Collared Dove.jpg

    Eurasian Collared Dove.jpg

    Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto decaocto) at sunset. Marathon, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Urban setting in town, Chihuahuan Desert at 1,231 m (4,040 ft) elevation. September 2021
  12. Mule Deer.jpg

    Mule Deer.jpg

    Yoda the Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus) in velvet.
  13. Dagger Flats

    Dagger Flats

    Dagger Flats: Dominated by Spanish Dagger (Yucca faxoniana: Agavaceae) with creosote bush in the foreground. These evergreen Yuccas reach heights of 6.1 m (20 ft) tall with pointed leaf blades 0.61-1.4 m (2.0-4.5 ft) long. White to creamy-colored flowers arise from the terminus of each stem in...
  14. Littleleaf Leadtree

    Littleleaf Leadtree

    Littleleaf Leadtree (Leucaena retusa: Fabaceae) Small unarmed trees to 7.6 m (25 ft) tall. Photographed along the edge of Green Gulch at Panther Pass, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Piyon/juniper/oak belt at ca. 1,707 m (5,600 ft) elevation.
  15. Firecracker Bush

    Firecracker Bush

    Firecracker Bush (Bouvardia ternifolia: Rubiaceae) Shrub to ca. 1 m (3.3 ft) tall. Photographed on the Lost Mine Trail, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Dry piyon/juniper/oak woodland at ca. 1,768 m (5,800 ft) elevation.
  16. Casa Grande

    Casa Grande

    Casa Grande: When you are in the Chisos Mountains Basin and look eastward this is your view, if you look westward you see the Window. Taken with a setting sun. Photographed in the Chisos Mountains Basin, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Piyon/juniper/oak belt at ca. 1,646 m...
  17. Tuff Biscuit

    Tuff Biscuit

    Tuff Biscuit and probably a bit stale: A made up term by me but the outcrop is made up of tuff rock material. Photographed along the Ross Maxell Scenic Drive in Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA at ca. 732 m (2,400 ft) elevation.
  18. Big Bend Silverleaf

    Big Bend Silverleaf

    Big Bend Silverleaf (Leucophyllum candidum: Scrophulariaceae) Shrub to ca. 1.2 m tall. Photographed in the Boquillas Crossing vicinity at ca. 579 m (1,900 ft) elevation. Chihuahuan Desert. Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA.
  19. Barn Swallow (male)

    Barn Swallow (male)

    Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica subsp. erythrogaster) Male, species sexually dimorphic, at least the NA subspecies. Photographed in an urban setting with the surrounding area being over grazed desert grassland of the Chihuahuan Desert with scattered cacti and desert shrubs at ca. 1,239 m (4,060...
  20. Cerro Castellan

    Cerro Castellan

    Cerro Castellan: Photographed from the east end of Cottonwood Campground looking eastward taken in late afternoon. Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA. The top of Cerro Castellan is 1,006 m (3,299 ft) elevation. May 2014
  21. Blister Beetle

    Blister Beetle

    Blister Beetle (Epicauta atrivittata: Meloidae) These beetles range in size from 3.8-4.4 cm (1.5-1.7 in) long. Photographed in an urban setting with the surrounding area being over grazed desert grassland of the Chihuahuan Desert with scattered cacti and desert shrubs at ca. 1,239 m (4,060 ft)...
  22. Ash-throated Flycacther

    Ash-throated Flycacther

    Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens subsp. cinerascens) Photographed in an ash tree in Rio Grande Village, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Disturbed Rio Grande riparian at ca. 571 m (1,872 ft) elevation. May 2014
  23. Powdered Dancer

    Powdered Dancer

    Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta: Coenagrionidae) This damselfly has a total length of 3.7-4.2 cm (1.5-1.7 in). Photographed on limestone cliffs above the Rio Grande along the Rio Grande Nature Trail at ca. 579 m (1,900 ft) elevation. Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA. May 2014
  24. Tuff Canyon

    Tuff Canyon

    Tuff Canyon: Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA off of Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive at ca. 729 m (2,392 ft) elevation. Tuff is a type of rock made up of volcanic ash ejected from vents during a volcanic eruption.
  25. Townsend's Solitaire

    Townsend's Solitaire

    Townsends Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi subsp. townsendi) Sexes similar. Photographed in the Chisos Mountain Basin, Big Big National Park, Brewster County, Texas, USA. Piyon/juniper/oak belt at ca. 1,646 m (5,400 ft) elevation.
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