When We Came Around A Curve What Did We See? The people who have been following my photographs have come to expect the unexpected. Yesterday was like every other day up in the Ochoco Mountains of Oregon. Continue reading
Our weekend started off like others week ends. Wondering what we were going to do other then chores around the house. Sunday came and we had to head to the dump like a lot of other people do at this time of the year. Continue reading
The swallowtail Butterfly is a larger species of butterfly we have here on our small plot of land. It is about that time to plant for some of us, some flowers have already bloomed or are growing. Seeding time for us here in the high desert of Oregon is getting near and I can hardly wait!! Continue reading
The swallowtail Butterfly is a larger species of butterfly we have here on our small plot of land. This is about the Swallowtail Butterflies on the Lily Flowers, my first post in this series was the Swallowtail on the Zinnia Flowers. Continue reading
As some who follow along on twitter know, I headed out Sunday into the canyon.
Typically Guy comes along however he had chores to do and took me the ten minutes away which takes me hours to walk. Continue reading
Our town we have quite a few larger birds of prey, as the photograph taken above of the red tailed hawk which is one of a series of photographs of the bird eating. This short series of photographs is of a eagle being attacked by the local hawks on my walk one day. Continue reading
Most folks know of the Monarch Butterfly? If not meet the Monarch Butterfly! Here in our part of the high desert of Oregon we do not get many Monarch's here at the house, but when we do I try my best to get some photographs! Continue reading
Meet the Mule Deer Bucks of the High Desert. Guy (my other half), claims I do not show my photographs of the Mule Deer Bucks enough. So, I thought I would show some of the photographs of the Mule Deer Bucks I have photographed here in the High Desert. Continue reading
Meet the Sand Lily! This beautiful wild flower is just one that blooms here in the High Desert of Oregon, the county of Jefferson County Oregon. Overlooked by many for it blooms as you can see very low to the ground. Continue reading
Meet this American Goldfinch Fledgling. This one is older then the others I have shown in another post! This one has his color coming in. Not quite all the way yet, but we can identify him as a American Goldfinch. Continue reading
Meet the protected Pygmy Short-Horned Lizard who lives here with us in Jefferson County Oregon! Like other species of wildlife I have photographed these Pygmy Horned Lizard came from east of Madras Oregon. Continue reading
Meet this Mule Deer Fawn who was so curious! The rest of the herd is on the other side of me, this fawn got separated from the group as I made my way through this area that was full of butterflies! Continue reading
Meet the Tadpoles of our pond! We have had the frogs / toads here at the house for some time. Mostly the common species Pacific Tree Frogs. Though when we put in prefabricated ponds to help with the water issue in our area, we found out we have toads here as well! Continue reading
Meet the Monarch Butterfly! The Monarch Butterfly is big, flashy and one can not miss them when they start showing up! The Monarch Butterfly just happens to like the Zinnia Flowers here in our garden. Continue reading
This is the Painted Lady Butterfly. Several species of this butterfly, this is the species we have here at home. As you can see the Hollyhock is budding out and will flower later on in the season. Continue reading
Meet the Painted Lady Butterfly!
This particular species of the Painted Lady is one of the many butterflies that has been showing up here at our home on the High Desert at least since 2012. Continue reading
Meet a Skipper Butterfly that visits our garden every year. Skipper Butterflies are called this for they flutter, or skip from place to place. Not always flowers but to feed the flowers are the place to find them! Continue reading
Also known as, "Gray Hairstreak Butterfly Laying Eggs"
Meet the Gray Hairstreak Butterfly. If you have not been to my blog, or new to my blog then this butterfly is new to you. If you are a long time visitor to my photography and/or blog then this butterfly you should already know. Continue reading
On this day I was doing my chores, you know the domestic goddess stuff I am not all that good at? When I happened to hear a bird call out. The bird was right outside the door so it was a loud call the bird was making Continue reading
Mule Deer is what you will commonly see here on this side of the Cascade Mountains here in Oregon. The Mule Deer are a big species of deer here in the USA and do blend right in with their surroundings. Continue reading