A male Gambel’s quail sits proudly (and possessively) atop a block of bird seed.
I was up in southern Colorado a month or so ago and encountered a bunch of horses. They looked wild but I don’t think they were because this one, in particular, really wanted to be my friend. Nonetheless, they were … Continued
I was quite pleased (so to speak) when I found out what this critter is called. It’s a pleasing fungus beetle, specifically Gibbifer californicus, from the (who knew?) pleasing fungus beetle family. It landed on a fellow hiker last weekend and … Continued
I’m not particularly knowledgeable about birds in general, and even less so about ducks. Until this winter, I could identify only mallards and wood ducks, and I originally thought this was a mallard pair. (I don’t actually see that well … Continued