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Spring Flowers and Birds

Although we just had a cold snap, with freezing temperatures sufficient to give the coup de grace to our peaches and other fruit this year, wildflowers are blooming ahead of schedule here, as is the case throughout the West. Welcome … Continue reading

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Spring on the Rio Grande, NM

Spring is springing along the Rio Grande. The wintering bald eagles must have heard the predictions for an early Spring, because they up and left in the first half of March. The other winter residents – the goldeneye ducks – … Continue reading

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Winter birds and more, January 2014

Drought in the Southwest It’s another warm day in January Too warm too many such days I sit by the river It’s ice-free the ducks and geese have only to duck their heads, or dive to find food This is … Continue reading

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Day Off

Day Off It’s my day off Jascha Heifetz plays on Pandora Brahms and through the window I see a bald eagle flying downstream On the porch, the feeder and seed block, newly installed, now attract birds a black-headed junco, a … Continue reading

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