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Once Birdwatching, Now Birding

I still have my original Peterson’s “A Field Guide to Western Birds”, which was given to me by my first wife Karen, on my 27th birthday, in 1967. In those days, birdwatchers referred to it simply as “Peterson’s”. The guide … Continue reading

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A Big Day for the Birds, Embudo, NM

A Big Day for the Birds, Embudo, NM. Yesterday, July 7, 2015, was a good day for birding. In the late afternoon, I began setting up to photograph the hummingbirds that come to the feeder on our back deck. I … Continue reading

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The Back Deck, July 30, 2014

Shortly after moving onto our place in Embudo, we were given a hot tub (thanks Joel B.). We installed the tub, and built a deck around it, in a nook at the back of the addition. The deck is a … Continue reading

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Quin and Gramps Shoot Rockets and Go Fishing

The Embudo Rocketry Club convened on June 30, at New Wave Rafting Co. headquarters. The club is now in (or close to) it’s 4th decade. The club’s beginnings go back to Berkeley, CA. There, sometime in the mid-to-late 70s, myself … Continue reading

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Scrub Jay, Embudo, NM

We get some scrub jays around here in the winter, but don’t see them in the summer. This photo is from last winter.

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The White-winged Dove, Embudo, New Mexico, 6/19/2014

The White-winged Dove makes an occasional appearance around here. This dove first came to our feeder, before I scared it off. Here’s what AllAboutBirds.org says about it: “Originally a bird of desert thickets, the White-winged Dove has become a common … Continue reading

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Lesser Goldfinches Come Around

We have a flock of lesser goldfinches visiting us here. Why they are here now, and where they’re going next, one can only guess. We’ll probably see them again in the fall, however.

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