March: Wildlife in the Garden

I have no garden in the Middle East, my current garden is the surrounding desert and seashore.

Last July I spent time in  Salalah in Southern Oman. During the summer, the Khareef (monsoon) descends on this coastal area and the effects are luscious, greenery and flowers everywhere. 

Back up on top of the escarpment, in the desert, the temperature hovers around 50 degrees centigrade.

It is a fascinating place to explore, especially from Salalah to the Yemen border. Deep ravines slash their way through the escarpment down to the wild seas. Mist and rain soak the ground, resulting in a magical place where you least expect it.

Some of the wildlife I came across.

Why did the chameleon cross the road...

Why did the chameleon cross the road…

 

Hopper hiding in the grass...

Hopper hiding in the grass…

 

Landsnails at home under the rock...

Landsnails at home under the rock…

 

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Butterfly drinking nectar…

Taking part in Jude’s monthly garden photography challenge for March over at smallblueflowers

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9 comments on “March: Wildlife in the Garden

  1. What fascinating captures. I call such sights a gift because the occurrence of catching a chameleon crossing the road is not often.
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