The Alvord Desert, Oregon: Surprise!

The Alvord Desert, Oregon: Surprise!

It was a surprise! The Alvord Desert, that is. We headed south after getting our fill of birdwatching in the Malheur, and that skinny little road took a looong u-turn around the foot of some mountains I somehow hadn’t noticed as I peered through my lens at all those birds doing their thing. ¬†They were still snow-covered and very bare of any trees. Kind of like giant