Tag Archives: mallard

Springtime Nature, May 2016

Earlier, the month of May was rainy and cold. But the developing peaches and other fruit survived some frosts and a torrential hail storm that tore leaves off the trees. Now, things have warmed-up, and everything is as beautiful as one can imagine. The … Continue reading

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Springtime Nature – April 2016, #2

As I have done most afternoons lately, I drove up to Orilla Verde, to see what was going on. I had my fly rod and tackle in the van, but didn’t think it likely that I would go fishing, since the … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Birds, 2/ 10/16

It was a warm afternoon, and the usual culprits were out and about.  

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Birding in Simi Valley, CA, Dec. 2014

Kathy was raised in Simi Valley, CA, and we visit her mother, Rainie, there often. I had seen some posts in Facebook Birders from Simi, and inquired of the author where he went to get his photos. On a recent visit (Dec. … Continue reading

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Bosque del Apache NWR, Nov. 17-18, 2014

The Bosque del Apache NWR never disappoints. I’ve been visiting the Bosque since the 1970s, and, if anything, it gets better all the time. Kathy and I decided to get in a visit while we had the time. We arrived … 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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