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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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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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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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The Greater Roadrunner

I coughed all night, and told Kathy in the morning that I wouldn’t go to work, and went back to sleep. When I awoke and looked out the window, there he (or she) was, standing on the porch railing. I … Continue reading

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