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Travels, 9-26 to 10-6-19

On September 26, I flew Southwest Airlines from Albuquerque to Oakland. This route usually provides views of the Grand Canyon and the Sierras,  but the vagaries of seating in the plane, the clarity of the windows, the time of day  … Continue reading

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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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