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  1. Over the horizon

    Over the horizon

    A fast retreating bustard
  2. Talchhapar - 43

    Talchhapar - 43

    Eye contact ... Always feels nice to capture one ... who will pose so well for you ... albeit transiently ... As ... this male obliged me with a great eye contact ... ________ Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 24 February 2022
  3. Talchhapar - 13 : Amazing Wildlife of India by ... Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari : Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse flying

    Talchhapar - 13 : Amazing Wildlife of India by ... Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari : Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse flying

    Watch the fast flyers in this video-clip ... at extreme slo-mo ... ... they soak their breast feathers in water ... and fly for tens of kilometers into dry desert ... to their nests ... where their flightless chicks are waiting for a drink of life ... Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse February 2022
  4. Jorbeer - 24

    Jorbeer - 24

    The Giant of Jorbeer The Giant ... with 10 feet 2 inches of wing span ...( even the largest tiger is 10 feet ... nose to tail tip ... ) ... flew past very low ... those 'barn door' wings brushing the treetops ... And ... riches rained in the form of flight shots ... ... so many that we...
  5. MaxesTaxes

    Warblers (?) from Sal, Cape Verde

    Hi everyone, I saw this bird on the island of Sal in Cape Verde and am having a hard time IDing it. Using this Wikipedia list, I've narrowed it down to these potential species: Luscinia megarhynchos (common nightingale) Curruca deserti (African desert warbler) Iduna calligata (booted warbler)...
  6. Blue-tailed Bee-eater

    Blue-tailed Bee-eater

  7. Desert Stink Bug

    Desert Stink Bug

    Desert Stink Bug (Eleodes tricostata: Tenebrionidae) 1.3-1.5 cm (0.5-0.6 in) long. Det. by: Blaine Mathison. Along Nolan Creek in Yeti Polk Park, Belton, Bell County, Texas, USA. Open park with scattered pecan trees at ca. 151 m (495 ft) elevation. February 2019
  8. Cactus wren

    Cactus wren

    A nice desert bird in its element
  9. desert sparrow

    desert sparrow

    passer simplex saharae, found in the east of marocco in the desert of the sahara under a zypress tree...
  10. Cactus Wren

    Cactus Wren

    Look upon my works, ye Mighty, and despair!
  11. In the desert again

    In the desert again

    Exploring the Edgar Range. An area of deep water worn channel's and cliffs.
  12. Its lonely out there

    Its lonely out there

    Travelling through The Great sandy Desert, NW Australia
  13. Desert wheatear Male

    Desert wheatear Male

  14. Desert Spiny Lizard

    Desert Spiny Lizard

    I made this image in New Mexico moments before capturing the image of the Gambels Quail shown in my last post.
  15. Valley of Light and Shadows....Monument Valley

    Valley of Light and Shadows....Monument Valley

    Those land forms you see in this image are out in the middle of Monument Valley Arizona/Utah. They are iconic and are usually featured in pictures. As we got close to sunset I decided to use the light on the interesting but less known rock forms near me to create a window into the valley and...
  16. Valley of The Gods Just After Dawn

    Valley of The Gods Just After Dawn

    The high desert. Valley of The Gods State Park is in Utah here in the U.S. One of my favorite lesser known locations in the red rock country of the west. From the archives.
  17. Desert Grassland Whiptail

    Desert Grassland Whiptail

    Desert Grassland Whiptail [Cnemidophorus (Aspidoscelis) uniparens: Teiidae] This whiptail lizard can reach lengths up to 22.4 cm (8.8 in) long with its tail being greater than 1.5 times its body length. Miller Canyon, Hereford, Cochise County, Arizona, USA. Huachuca Mountains in the Upper...
  18. Desert Spiny Lizard (female)

    Desert Spiny Lizard (female)

    Desert Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus magister: Phrynosomatidae) These spiny lizards can reach lengths of 30 cm (11.8 in) long including their tails. Photographed in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA. Situated in the Sonoran Desert at ca. 728 m (2,389 ft) elevation and is ringed by five mountain ranges.
  19. Desert Spiny Lizard (male)

    Desert Spiny Lizard (male)

    Desert Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus magister: Phrynosomatidae) These spiny lizards can reach lengths of 30 cm (11.8 in) long including their tails. Photographed in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA. Situated in the Sonoran Desert at ca. 728 m (2,389 ft) elevation and is ringed by five mountain ranges.
  20. Valley of Monuments

    Valley of Monuments

    Monument Valley Utah/Arizona One of my favorite desert locations Wayne
  21. Turkey Vulture

    Turkey Vulture

    Here he is posed.
  22. Turkey Vulture

    Turkey Vulture

    As a beginner with the camera (as in 'Oh! I wonder what that button does?') I was quite chuffed with several of the 100 plus pictures I took of this TV. Obviously I still have a long way to go to catch up with you-all, but I'll get there. :)
  23. White-crowned Wheatear

    White-crowned Wheatear

  24. Desert yellows

    Desert yellows

    Taken not too long before sunset, so the sun is quite low in this picture. I like the various colours, and the abstractness of this picture, but I concede that this is a question of taste.
  25. Desert castle

    Desert castle

    To me this looks a bit like a castle, with some kind of Eastern influences maybe.
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