Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sequoia in Winter

Giant Sequoia trees are the oldest and largest trees on Earth. Giant Sequoia trees can live up to 3,000 years old and grow to over 300 feet tall. Giant Sequoias grow naturally only on the western side of the Sierra … Continue reading

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Phainopepla

We photographed this Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens) in Joshua Tree National Park in California. The Phainopepla is a tropical bird that lives in the desert southwest.  It is glossy black with a conspicuous crest and a red eye. The Phainopepla eats … Continue reading

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