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Seasonal Water Hole (Tinaja)

Tinajas are basins in watercourses that fill with water during seasonal rainstorms.  Some are very large.  Even where there are no year-round springs, water can be abundant during some times of year.   This is why large animals were able to move through our deserts seasonally, but could not remain year-round.  

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Golden Eagle

These amazing birds would be shot by many landowners in our area, were they not protected.

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Pronghorn Family in the Mountains

Pronghorn Family in the Mountains

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Bighorn

Bighorns gathered. Pondering.

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Gambels Quail

Here are Gambel’s Quail photographed at Circle in spring, 2010

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Bighorn Family Group

Bighorns all gathered in the high country.

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