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Jun 16
Two-Tailed Swallowtail

Two-Tailed Swallowtail Butterfly

A two-tailed swallowtail drinks from a claret cup cactus blossom high in the Sandias.

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Apr 14
Cholla Silhouette

Cholla Silhouette

Walkingstick cholla in the Sandia foothills, silhouetted by last night’s colorful sunset.

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Jun 10
Cholla Blossoms

Cholla Blossoms

It’s been a very excellent year for cactus blossoms of all kinds.

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May 08
claret cup cactus blooming in the sandia foothills

Claret Cup Cactus Blossoms

Claret cup cactus, nestled against a lichen-covered rock, in the foothills of the Sandias.

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Jun 28
Cholla Blooming in the Sandia Foothills

Cholla Blooming in the Sandia Foothills

Cane (or walkingstick) cholla cactus at Elena Gallegos Picnic Area, lit by the settingĀ sun.

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