Rare Blooms of Lace Cactus

As I was turning off the road from White Lake at Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge, onto the main road these bright pink flowers caught my eye in the stands of dead grass. I stopped the car and immediately carefully hiked it to, without the protection of snake boots I might add because of my excitement.…

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Fields of Wildflowers at Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge

  Photograph – © Christena Stephens Photography

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Serenity of White Lake at Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge

    Photograph – © Christena Stephens Photography  

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Camouflage of Great Horned Owl

The great horned owl is still hanging around the main part of the Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge in perfect camouflage among the dormant trees. While his dead cotton wood tree is now long gone, he’s not far from it. These owls ear tufts are so distinctive. I’ve never heard it call or its deep, stuttering…

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