Tag Archives: Rio Grande Valley

The Rio Grande Whiptail Lizard

Our State Reptile is the Rio Grande or New Mexico Whiptail Lizard (Cnemidophorus neomexicanus). New Mexico Whiptail lizards are found primarily in New Mexico’s Rio Grande Valley. They actively forage by rooting around in organic matter under bushes and digging … Continue reading

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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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