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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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Birds Flocking to the Rio Grande, 12-24-16

As winter tightens its grip in this part of the world, birds that require ice-free bodies of water are “flocking” to the Rio Grande of northern New Mexico. In particular, greater numbers of bald eagles are now showing up. They hunt the ducks … Continue reading

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Springtime Nature, April 2016

It’s Springtime along the Rio Grande, here in northern New Mexico. What’s going on? The fruit trees are blooming; the turkey vultures and swallows have returned; the caddis and mayflies are coming off (and when they’re thick the trout are … Continue reading

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