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Monsoon Season Atmospherics

The weather arrives from the west, while the sun sets to the northwest. Yesterday evening, the setting sun side-lit a veil of rain that was positioned between our place and Black Mesa, providing the following sequence of atmospheric effects. Continue reading

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Big Day for Wildlife

My last sighting was this bald eagle, which circled above me and landed on a basalt boulder. Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines, Oakland to Albuquerque, 1-31-19

The aerial photos in this collection were taken by Kathy Miller. On this west to east flight, Kathy was seated on the south-facing side of the plane, thus looking out to the south. The initial photo of the series is … Continue reading

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Aerials, Oakland to Phoenix, 12-29-18

Aerial photos seen in prior posts were photos taken on Southwest Airlines flights . This time I was flying American. Phoenix comes up soon after crossing the Colorado River.

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Costa Rica Birding South, Part 3

Our next destination was the Las Cruces Field Station/Wilson Botanical Garden. What a great place! The Botanical Garden was a delight. But what about the birds!?! A fruit feeder on the deck of the dining hall building attracted many birds. … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Birding South, Part 2

The next morning we were greeted by the curassows, who own the grounds. The black bird is the male. Continue reading

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A Special October Evening, 10-24-18

It rained all night, and then all day. As the sun set, the rain began to let up, producing what I call the “yellow light” and a rainbow. What makes the yellow light that one sees only in these conditions? … Continue reading

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