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Bald Eagle Action Sequence, Jan. 10, 2020

Dateline: Rio Grande, New Mexico, Jan. 10, 2020 I was driving downstream on Hwy 68, and looking ahead to the upcoming County Line River Access area. The cottonwood trees found on the far bank of the river at that site … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Winter, #1, Dec. 2019,

   

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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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Rio Grande del Norte National Monument. Views, 1-22 & 26, 2017

The dirt road that climbs from Taos Junction Bridge to the rim of the Rio Grande Gorge provides great views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains north and east of Taos, and the Picuris mountains south of Taos. The road through the … Continue reading

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Bald Eagles, Bighorn Sheep and Waterfowl, Rio Gr. del Norte National Mon., NM

I continue to go out most afternoons, first driving upstream along the Racecourse section of the Rio Grande, then taking a left at Pilar, and driving through the Orilla Verde Recreation Area to Taos Junction Bridge. And, sometimes I’ll cross … Continue reading

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Coyote, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, NM – Jan. 1, 2017

2017 started off with a bang for me. While driving slowly through Orilla Verde, on the lookout for bald eagles, ducks or whatever else might show up, I spotted this coyote on the far shore. What a handsome animal! Coolpix P900. … Continue reading

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Birds Flocking to the Rio Grande, 12-24-16

As winter tightens its grip in this part of the world, birds that require ice-free bodies of water are “flocking” to the Rio Grande of northern New Mexico. In particular, greater numbers of bald eagles are now showing up. They hunt the ducks … Continue reading

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