Tag Archives: great blue heron

Bosque del Apache, Jan. 29 & 30, 2020, #1

The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge (BdA) is a wetland located alongside the Rio Grande, just south of San Antonio, NM, in the central part of the state. In New Mexico, the Spanish word “bosque” usually refers to riverside … Continue reading

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Heron Grabs and Swallows a Trout

Watch as this Great blue heron spots a rainbow trout, grabs it and then takes a short walk before swallowing it. Continue reading

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Natural Happenings, Summer 2018, #2

“Beauty Happens”. That is a line from a great book on sexual selection, entitled “The Evolution Of Beauty”, by Richard O. Prum, Professor of Ornithology at Yale University. If you love studying Evolution, you’ll love this book.

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Birds etc., at S. Padre Island, TX and environs

Kathy and I have made a number of trips to S. Padre Island, near Brownsville, TX. The purpose of these trips was to fish the fabulously rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Laguna Madre. We would make these trips in the fall, between our summer rafting season and the winter ski season. Continue reading

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