Spring brings out many different kinds of flowers in New Mexico. This bird of Paradise is found throughout New Mexico on the desert blooming in the spring and occasionally the rest of the year.
The only trouble is they come and go very fast – most of them only last part of one day. This was taken on my Canon Eos Rebel XTi and Tamron 28-300mm lens in Las Cruces,NM,USA
This was Featured in Beginners Expressions Group June 14, 2009This was the WINNER ! In the Springtime in New Mexico Challenge in the New Mexico Group on June 30,’10.
This was in the TOP TEN of the Alphabet letter B Challenge in One single Flower on Show-2 Photos per Day Group on Sept.22 (2nd of 68)
Voted into the TOP TEN in the Art in Nature Challenge in the One Single Flower on Show Group on February 4, ’11. (7 of 83)
Voted into the TOP TEN in the Unusual Plants Challenge in the Artists Universe Group on February 9,’13. (4th of 111)!!!
FEATURED in the Addicted Photographer Group on March 10,’14.
Voted into the TOP TEN in the New Avatar in the Nature’s Paintbrush Group on February 27,’15. (4 of 78)
Voted into the TOP TEN in Americas First Signs of Spring Challenge in the Americas Rural, Urban, Wild and Free Group on March 26, ’15.
W I N N E R !!! in the April Avatar challenge in This, That and the Other Thing Group on March 28,’15.