|Looking south. Oasis barely visible in background|
As I was doing that, the male Lucifer was suddenly being challenged by another male Lucifer. I shot some of that too, but all this shooting was taking place at quite a distance. Here's through my 400 mm lens uncropped.
And here are a couple of cropped ones.
And I still can't get over the wonder of having plenty of water to lavish on my vegetation going into summer. I've been frugal with it so long I won't know how to act.
At long last, dragonflies are starting to show up. And there was no hail damage.