Rio Grande Birds, 12-15-16


A big storm is on the way, but today the high was 61 degrees. I photographed the usual culprits, but failed with the male goldeneyes, who are skittish as always. You can drive by them, but if you stop, they’re outta there.

Bald eagle, across the river from the Rio Bravo campground, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

Bald eagle, across the river from the Rio Bravo campground, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

Male mergansers, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

Male mergansers, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

Female goldeneye, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

Female goldeneyes, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

Canada geese

Canada geese 

 

About believesteve

I am a photographer and have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/the-grand/id672492447?ls=1
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