At certain times of year, and during certain hours of the day, three beams of light can be seen at once for a few minutes in Lower Antelope Canyon. This shot was in a month of September, around noon.
Maybe not as dramatic as the male, but still beautiful in her own right. Cardinals don’t molt so are always beautiful, and they don’t migrate and are in the Phoenix area all year.
We are having a good monsoon and that should mean a good year for wildflowers. Each time I go to Lake Pleasant there are more of them.
These owls are threatened by the development of new neighborhoods and industries.