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Shoreline Birds – Alameda, California, Dec. 2017

This Holiday season, Kathy and I visited our two families that reside in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kathy’s daughter Laina and family live in Alameda, only a few minutes walk from the bay shore. This provides a shoreline birding walk … 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 Fishing and Nature Report – 4/10/16

Upstream in Colorado, irrigation diversions from the Rio Grande and its tributary, the Rio Conejos, began a few days ago. This resulted in the water dropping to a fishable level, down here in New Mexico. Plenty of bugs were already on the water, but in my … Continue reading

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Today’s Western Tanager and Western Bluebird juvenile, May 22, 2015

The re-stocked suet feeder has brought the birds back – in this case, the male Western Tanager. The juvenile Western Bluebird was a surprise, since I hadn’t noticed nesting Bluebird adults in the area. We’re having a wet and cool … Continue reading

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Today at the Feeder, 4/26/2014

The House finches are always around, but the males get redder and redder as Spring comes on. The Black-headed grosbeak just showed up. I took this photo of the Western bluebird about a week ago, at the Rio Bravo CG, … 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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