Saguaro and White-Winged Dove

Here’s how a cactus and bird join up to help each other out. White-winged Doves fly to the Sonoran Desert from Southern Mexico every April.  They arrive just as the creamy blossoms of the Saguaro cactus are breaking open, releasing their sweet fragrance.  The doves replenish themselves with Saguaro nectar containing water, sugar and protein.Continue reading “Saguaro and White-Winged Dove”