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  1. Greg Shchepanek

    Birds Say's Phoebe

    One of my all time favourite bird captures is the Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) Salton Sea, California, United States. Nikon Coolpix S9900 • ƒ/6.4 135.0 mm 1/640 125 Flash (off, did not fire)
  2. Greg Shchepanek

    Cactus Flower in the Desert

    Close up of a cactus flower: Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris) Mojave National Preserve, California, United States. Canon PowerShot G7 X • 8.8-36.8mm • ƒ/5.6 8.8 mm 1/1250 125 Flash (off, did not fire)
  3. Greg Shchepanek

    Desert Flower: Dune Evening Primrose

    Dune Evening Primrose (Oenothera deltoides) Mojave National Preserve, California, United States. Canon PowerShot G7 X • 8.8-36.8mm • ƒ/7.1 8.8 mm 1/1250 125 Flash (off, did not fire)
  4. Greg Shchepanek

    Desert Flower: Dune Evening Primrose

    Dune Evening Primrose (Oenothera deltoides) Joshua Tree National Park, California, United States. Nikon Coolpix S9900 • ƒ/4.0 6.4 mm 1/100 125 Flash (off, did not fire)
  5. Greg Shchepanek

    Your opinion? Desert Flowers: Nevada Gilia

    Nevada Gilia (Gilia brecciarum) at Kelso Sand Dunes, Mojave National Preserve, California, United States. Canon PowerShot G7 X • 8.8-36.8mm • ƒ/7.1 8.8 mm 1/1250 125 Flash (off, did not fire)
  6. Greg Shchepanek

    Desert Flower: Mojave Suncup

    Mojave Suncup (Camissonia brevipes) flowers at Salt Creek, Death Valley National Park, California, United States. Nikon Coolpix S9900 • ƒ/4.2 4.5 mm 1/1600 125 Flash (off, did not fire)
  7. Greg Shchepanek

    Desert Flower: Desert Canterbury Bells

    Desert Canterbury Bells (Phacelia campanularia) Joshua Tree National Park, California, United States. Conservation Status: vulnerable (G3?) (NatureServe). Vulnerable. Endemic to southern California in the Mojave and Sonoran deserts at elevations less than 1600 m. (Baldwin et al. 2002). Canon...
  8. Greg Shchepanek

    National Park Death Valley National Park

    What can I say about Death Valley NP is just WOW! The Hottest place in North America and home to so many exquisite Flora & Fauna...I am most definitely going back & back to this Special Place: Death Valley National Park, California, United States. Desert Iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsals) Mesquite...
  9. Greg Shchepanek

    National Park Joshua Tree National Park

    Oh the beauty of the Californian desert and the most special park called Joshua Tree National Park, California, United States. As the name suggest there be lots of Joshua Trees (Yucca brevifolia) Endemic in Mojave Desert, US: native and occurs nowhere else. https://www.nps.gov/jotr/index.htm
  10. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Special Place #2: The American Desert

    I love love the Desert with great fondness and am in my element every time I am there...I cannot wait to get back there. Today's ecosystem to highlight is the American Desert: Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, United States. The hottest place in North America on...