Category Archives: Birds

Birds, flowers and more smoke…

More smoke billowing over the mountains. Also… our first Iris bloom for 2022 and a shot of a passing Raven. Finally, another timelapse of the pyrocumulus (or flammagenitus cumulus) clouds from Casa Jabo.

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Piñon Jays in the snow!

They’re back in force after last night’s snow. They also seem to be in greater numbers. Not only at our feeder but in the trees. And then they all take off on cue; very much like the snow geese at … Continue reading

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Snow Jays 2_3_21

While tromping around in the sub-freezing temps and 2 or 3 inches of snow we collected… I watched a band of Piñon Jays fly from the other side of the greenbelt, around and over the house and land on our … Continue reading

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Bosque del Apache video

2 minutes of the Bosque at sunrise, January 26th, 2022

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Bosque part II

Shots from our early morning sojourn to see the famous take off. While not as large or as simultaneous as those we’ve seen earlier in the season… It was still fun to see the birds honking in unison as they … Continue reading

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Bosque birds 1_25_22

We visited the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge near Socorro, NM to check out the Winter birds. It’s here that Sandhill Cranes, geese and other birds come to roost for the Winter. Sadly, due to the drought (and also … Continue reading

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Brunch with the pjays!

Lots of pinion jays are still stopping by our feed station for a sip n’ seed.

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PJays and RAIN!

The flock of marauding piñon jays are back this winter. They fly from feeder to feeder and gobble down or scatter the seed and then; just as quickly as they appear, they’re gone. And we also have had a measurable … Continue reading

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Garden critters 9_8_21

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Greenbelt flowers and Preserve critters 8_21_21

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