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  • ... with bright yellow heads but that yellow washes out to drab in the bright desert sun. That was before I had them next to my desk for most of the ...
  • ... thrashers, both ground-dwelling birds dependent on desert shrubland habitat. Common desert birds that have nonetheless been declining steeply include loggerhead shrikes and verdins . In a press statement, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell ...
  • ... There are plenty of places right here in the California Desert where you can get your bird on without hopping on a plane. Here are ... owls, open- desert birds like phainopeplas and verdins , flycatchers and warblers that are almost certainly on their way ...
  • ... blue in the right light, so we're not really talking drab little moths either, but the insects' small size -- wingspans of less ... {"additionalClasses":""}] The desert slender salamander | Photo: USFWS I've written about the ... , but it definitely belongs on this list: it's about as inconspicuous an Endangered species as you're likely to find, or more likely ...
  • 2012 was a year of change for the California Desert , as human society elsewhere increasingly closed its grip on the ... comfort. But in a couple of ways, the desert struck back . [scald=39616:kl_image_original_context ... of discussion with environmentalist groups -- offered up as much as a million acres of the California desert to industrial ...
  • ... them behind, as the rules require. Forensics techs will go back and examine them, decide whether they were once part of William Ewasko ... If this desert hates anyone, it is keeping it well hidden . I imagine it is scant consolation for the dead's grieving ...
  • Researchers studying the deadly outbreak of distemper in desert kit foxes that started in 2011 report that they couldn't find any sick ... foxes trapped and sampled had distemper, a welcome bit of news for fans of the housecat-sized desert predator. A few of the foxes ...
  • ... Dianne Feinstein announces her intent to reintroduce a desert protection bill. | Photo: Chris Clarke U.S. Senator Dianne ... almost a million and a half acres of the California desert , she announced Thursday. At a celebration of the 20th anniversary of ...
  • ... bag full of pine nuts. Gathering pine nuts in the desert mountains is a fall tradition that stretches back centuries. Especially in the cooler Great Basin desert , where the ...
  • ... thus claiming a minor place in a 150-year history of desert exploitation. [scald=35260:kl_image_original_context ... long legacy of desert exploitation running all the way back to the mining boom of the late Nineteenth Century. If you recognize the ...

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