Category Archives: Nature

Hike 5_20_2-0

We get a head start on Memorial Day and hike up near the Santa Fe Ski basin.

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Evening clouds

A storm is moving in.

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Black-chinned hummingbird and his love dance

The video is of the black-chinned hummingbird (in the photo above) doing its mating flight. Males fly up and down in a U-shape in front of a female. This flight is pretty short; they usually fly up pretty high and … Continue reading

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Cavalcade of critters

Birds, bugs, snakes and flowers all making appearances now that the temperatures are warming up.

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Curve-billed thrasher nest

Our first visible nest of the Spring. These birds seem to like our casa as they are always hanging around.

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Black-chinned Hummingbird 4_28_20

Three of these fellows are now fighting over the feeder. They are also doing the mating flight where they dive and ascend in a u-shape over a resting female while making a buzzing noise. Fun to watch.

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Eldorado Preserve birthday hike

Checking out a new trail that goes along the ridge line and provides some great views.

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Western bluebird 4_5_20

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Spring greenbelt hike 4_4_20

Brought the camera along in case the bald eagle was in the neighborhood. He was a no show but other critters were out.

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Galisteo Basin hike 3_25_20

A nice respite from our quarantine at a local nature preserve.

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