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Spring Wildflowers #4 (and more)

Yesterday, in Orilla Verde, I took photos of flowers, birds and scenery. I’m seeing more flowering hedgehog cacti – the claret cups and green hedgehogs. And the yucca has started. The Violet-green swallows were swooping all over the place, but … Continue reading

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Woodpeckers!

At our home in Embudo, NM, along the Rio Grande, a suet feeder has brought the woodpeckers around this winter, and the tally so far consists of the Downy, the Hairy, the Nuttal’s and the Ladder-backed woodpeckers. The two last-mentioned … 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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The Downy Woodpecker

More birds are showing up, as Spring comes on, while it appears that the Racecourse bald eagles have left for breeding grounds to the north. Good luck eagles! See you next year. This Downy Woodpecker was photographed in the tree … Continue reading

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