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The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon – Elves Chasm, Mile 116.5

Elves Chasm is one of the very special places in the river corridor. Many river runners are content to do the short walk to the first falls, and then return to the boats. The first falls may, indeed,  be the … Continue reading

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The Black Phoebe

This is a reprise of my post of 6/12/14, which included a poem entitled “Yellow Sally”. This poem makes mentions of a black phoebe, and I went back and photographed that bird the next evening. Here’s the poem, followed by … Continue reading

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Rufous Arrives

Rufous hummingbird, that is. Like clock-work, he and she return again, always in early July. The one seen here is a male. Other nature news of note: The damsel flies are around in great number. They are unafraid of humans … Continue reading

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