Monthly Archives: April 2012

First of the Season Sightings

It’s been another interesting week around here as migrating birds begin to move through the area, baby birds are hatching and more butterflies are flying.  A nice surprise kicked off the week during the Audubon Thursday Birder outing to the … Continue reading

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It’s the Surprises

What keeps me going out to look at birds and butterflies every day are those moments on just about every outing that unexpectedly surprise me and create a highlight of the day.  Surely most birders will recognize this phenomenon – … Continue reading

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Sure Signs of Spring

Spring has certainly arrived this week, so far without weird weather or huge windstorms.  Things are greening up, trees are blossoming, and a few more seasonal birds and butterflies have started showing up.  The Audubon Thursday Birder trip to Pena … Continue reading

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Not Just Owls – Owl Families!

I’ve been writing about owls a lot lately, and this time is no exception.  Other than sometimes seeing more than a single Burrowing Owl or that unusual day at Rio Rancho’s Willow Creek Open Space recently when there was a … Continue reading

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