Oothecae!

Oothecae!

What a different a day makes on the weather! Two degrees warmer this morning at our house, 17 instead of 15. But the big factor today is the lack of wind verses yesterday. Indeed, that makes for a very nice day to be outside and a high temperature of 56 degrees! An incredible feather mimic…

Nice list

Nice list

Bonaparte Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Ross’s Goose, Snow Goose, American Pipit, Killdeer, Turkey vulture, Red-shouldered Hawks, Green-winged Teals, Gadwalls, Northern Pintails, Redhead, Northern Shovelers, Cormorants, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Carolina Wren – heard only, Great Blue Herons, Northern Harrier, Wilson’s Snipe, American Crow, and either a Song Sparrow or Cardinal. This was the list for today’s…

Running water

Running water

The water at the grotto was running yesterday. There is something about running water that is so soothing! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Up top again

Up top again

We had been out about an hour and half at this point. Not wanting to push it for Gracie, we started back towards the car. So back up top to the prairie we went. Paleontologists Find Ancient Tardigrade in Dominican Amber Prairies of the Sea New Zealand’s Bird of the Year Is… a Bat Keep…

Sssssss

Sssssss

After seeing that Gracie was doing just fine, we headed into the drainage ditch. Hungry Caterpillars Can Alter Carbon Emissions on a Huge Scale Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Rattles in the sky

Rattles in the sky

What a drizzly cold day! So glad I took Gracie to the grasslands yesterday. In fact, after the morning walk this morning, all I could think about was how good a gooey cinnamon bun would be. I did not get one ;-( I settled for potato and leek soup for supper. “Genetic Goldmine” Uncovered for…

A Gracie Day

A Gracie Day

It has been a while since I have taken Gracie to the grasslands. The weather was right! This was a test run for Gracie. So we only stayed out two hours. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Closer look

Closer look

So as I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I brought home a couple of things to look at closer. Here they are! Even Colorado’s Largest Wildfire Was No Match For Beavers Researchers Need Volunteer ‘Walrus Detectives’ to Help Count the Animals in Satellite Images Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the…

At the bottom

At the bottom

It was not quite a creek, but rather a place the rain surges down from the prairie. Eventually, it will make it to a creek. However here it just washed sand and debris from above. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Datura and the moth

Datura and the moth

We were heading to visit my family. They live east of El Paso. We had wanted to go in June, but by that time it was already too hot. It is perfect now. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.