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This website is not designed to provide directions or navigation of the trails but solely intended to give you an idea what you may see and experience on the hikes.  

     


The Bell Rock Courthouse Butte Loop and Other Sedona Trails - Wildlife and Flowers


The following wildlife and flowers were seen on the trail:

A well hidden rabbit. 

  
Rabbit



Agave plant with mast and flower



Agave - "Plant of the Century".  The agave lives for decades but only flowers once.  The plant just before it dies grows a mast and flowers.  The mast may reach 20 feet tall.

 
Yucca Plant with flower


   


Yucca Plant.

Stag Beatle


Stag Beetle

  
Thin cactus with flower
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Video Of Hummingbirds Flying Over
West Fork Creek 


Hummingbird MP4 Video - Mobile Devices
   
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Hummingbird on Stream
 
Video Of Tarantula at Cathedral Rock
 
Tarantula - Cathedral Rock
    
  
Video Of Bee Pollinating Cactus Flowers
 
Bee Pollinating Flower

Prickley pear cactus with yellow flowers.

Flower (yellow) prickly pear cactus   Prickly pear cactus with yellow flower

 
Yellow flower prickly pear cactus

Prickley pear cactus with red flowers.

Flower (red) - Prickly pear cactus  Red flower - prickly pear cactus

  
Prickly pear cactus with a red flower

 
 

Bluejay dive bombing out of a tree.

Blue Jay Dive-bombing Out of a Tree

Dove hiding in the grass.

 
Dove

A mule deer in Boynton Pass

 
Mule Deer

A squirrel on Boynton Canyon Trail

 
Squirrel - Boynton Canyon

A strawberry hedgehog cactus with a purple flower on Huckaby Trail.

 
Cactus with purple flower

A desert wolf spider can be seen in is burrow.  Note the web which he has spun.  The spider spins a funnel shaped web which forms a tunnel, leading into the burrow.  The "Funnel-Web Wolf Spider" is common to Arizona.  

http://fireflyforest.net/firefly/2008/09/21/funnel-web-wolf-spider/ 

  
Wolf Spider 

A lizard on Brins Mesa Trail.

  

A snake on Brins Mesa Trail.

 

A humming bird on Soldier Pass Trail.

 

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