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Exploring Plateau Creek

Sunday, February 6, 2011

This afternoon my friend Jackson and I spent a few hours exploring the Plateau Creek area of the Grand Mesa. I wanted to check out a new rock art panel, and he was in search of some birds to photograph. Here’s a few photos I took as we explored the area.

This is the full petroglyph panel that we visited.

Plateau Creek Panel by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

One of the more interesting figures found on the panel.

Grand Mesa Petroglyphs by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

After checking out the petroglyphs, we were visited by some bighorn sheep high above us.

Bighorn Above by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

Bighorn Above 2 by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

Jackson trying to get a shot of a swan on a small pond.

Jackson by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

I believe this was a Robin.

Robin by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

This guy just stared at us from behind the fence along the road.

Staring by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

I think Jackson said this was a Red-Tailed Hawk.

Red-Tailed Hawk by IntrepidXJ, on Flickr

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