Category Archives: Birds

Cranes and Snow Geese 1_19_24

We drove down South to the Ladd S. Gorden Waterfowl Complex in Bernardo, NM to see the sandhill cranes and snow geese wintering there. A lot of birds, maybe due to the cold up North. The geese made a couple … Continue reading

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Snow, sunset and birds 1_15_24

Finally warming up from the bitter cold that’s been hanging around. Going on our usual walks proved challenging but we bundled up and slogged on. The first photo shows the sandhill cranes that passed right over us. The timelapse is … Continue reading

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August flora and fauna.

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A few more fauna.

Another round of critters around the casa.

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Flocks o’ fauna

Another collection of the wildlife spotted around the casa over the last few days (along with some video). As more rain moves in, more critters are out. It was especially nice to see a coyote out looking for prey and … Continue reading

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The flowers, birds and bees

Some shots of the desert cactus blooms that are still happening despite the heat. And one last look at the thrasher young ‘uns.

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Thrasher nest

Almost every year, we have a nest of thrashers in a nearby cholla. I’m certain it’s the same family that builds them year after year. The cholla cactus keeps out snakes and other predators, but high winds have knocked the … Continue reading

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First hummers, jays and sleepy cat.

The hummingbirds are starting to appear while the jays are less abundant. And Marley is sleepy, very, very sleeeeeeepy.

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Easter 4_9_23

Started off the day with a wonderful hike along the Santa Fe Rail Trail, then welcomed the first flock of Cedar Waxwings (you can see the small drop of red on their wings in one photo), watched the clouds roll … Continue reading

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February folio

Jays, sunset and skiing from the last week or so.

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