Monthly Archives: March 2014

Say’s Phoebe

The Spring’s first Say’s Phoebe, I hear singing outside

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Forsythia Blooms at New Wave HQ, March 14, 2014

Here and elsewhere, Spring arrives with the first blooming of the Forsythia. Otherwise, the pair of White-breasted nuthatches remain at our feeder, and don’t take alarm at my presence, becoming one of my favorite subjects. What a good-looking bird!  

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Carlsbad Caverns, 1979

Who hasn’t heard of Carlsbad Caverns? But, have you been there?

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Frisco Box, NM, 1973

In the forested uplands near Luna, New Mexico, the San Francisco River carves a narrows through volcanic rock. Seen here is a trip with students from New Mexico Tech in Nov. or Dec. of 1973. In chilly, snowy weather, we … Continue reading

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The Downy Woodpecker

More birds are showing up, as Spring comes on, while it appears that the Racecourse bald eagles have left for breeding grounds to the north. Good luck eagles! See you next year. This Downy Woodpecker was photographed in the tree … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Big Hatchet Mountain & White Mountain Wilderness, NM

In 1971, I was hired to institute a Wilderness Program at New Mexico Tech, in Socorro. The following forays were with students who had enrolled in that program. Big Hatchet Mountain (elev. 8441′) is located in the boot heel of New Mexico, … Continue reading

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The Magdalena Mountains, near Socorro, New Mexico

From 1971 to 1973, I worked at New Mexico Tech, in Socorro, NM, where I headed the Department of Physical Recreation and taught Anthropology. In this photo, taken in the vicinity of Socorro, the Magdalena Mountains are seen directly  under … Continue reading

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