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

The Malheur, Oregon

The Malheur, Oregon

When I was a little girl one of my favorite things to do with my parents was to go birding…anywhere. I think part of it was that outside thing I have, but I was and still am a bird lover. Loving their song, their flittering, their soaring, their freedom, their quirkiness, and loving the