Nesting Cactus Wrens

A little quiet in Embudito Canyon this morning, but a nice mix of birds, a few of whom were willing to sit for a photograph, including this Gambel’s Quail

Scrub Jay

Gambel's Quail

and Scrub Jay.

Scrub Jay

Scrub Jay

The real highlight of the day, however, was seeing that the Cactus Wrens near the mouth of the canyon have decided to build a nest in a big cholla.

Cactus Wren

Cactus Wren

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Birding, butterflies, nature photography, and travel blog from right here in Albuquerque New Mexico.
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