Cedar Breaks National Monument is always worth a visit, because the landscape is so spectacular.
When we visited this time, the site was even more beautiful than usual because the wildflowers were in bloom.
The Columbines were particularly striking.
I never have much luck with seeing wildlife at Cedar Breaks and this time was no different. One of the few animals I saw was this chipmunk.
Birds were few and far between: some Common Ravens, lots of White-crowned Sparrows (below), a couple of Northern Flickers and Mountain Chickadees, a solitary White-throated Swift and a Broad-tailed Hummingbird (below).
The highlight was finding a group of Dark-eyed Juncos that fussed around a picnic table I was sitting at.