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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. Scenes, 1-28-2017

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Members of Congress and the Trump administration would like to reverse the Obama administration’s declaration of this and other national monuments. Let’s oppose this action!

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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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Rio Grande Sights, Dec. 12, 2016

My wife Kathy and myself live in the village of Embudo, on the banks of the Rio Grande, about 20 miles west of Taos, NM. My usual 2-3 hour photographic jaunt starts with driving upstream along Hwy 68, which parallels the Racecourse section of the … Continue reading

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Bald eagle – first sighting of the winter!

Today, well in advance of the usual schedule, a bald eagle showed up at a favored perch – a riverside dead cottonwood which is visible from the road in Rinconada. My prior post, of 11/20, reported the arrival of the … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Fishing and Nature Report

It’s not over yet … but it’s close, I think. The dry fly fishing, I mean. Yesterday afternoon was still and sunny, and the BWO mayflies were coming off in enough numbers to bring lots of fish to the surface. … Continue reading

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