Category Archives: Travel

Chattanooga Naturally

It’s been two weeks since my last blog update since Rebecca and I were off to the 11th biennial meeting of the North American Butterfly Association in Chattanooga, TN for a week and have been busy going through the trip … Continue reading

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Spring Break

For a change of pace, over Easter weekend my friend Rebecca and I wandered down to Silver City NM, and over to Sierra Vista and Patagonia AZ, and back via Chiricahua National Monument to look for a few butterflies. While … Continue reading

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Butterflying Brazil

It’s been nearly a month since my last posting because I’ve been off on another two-week butterfly adventure this time to Southeast Brazil mostly in the state of Rio de Janeiro, and spent another week going through the more than … Continue reading

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South Texas Sightings

Almost two weeks ago , my butterflying friend Rebecca and I returned to the Lower Rio Grande Valley in South Texas for a week. I’d only been there once before just over two years ago. On that trip, we saw … Continue reading

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Arizona Fall Roadtrip

Back from almost a week on the road to SE Arizona on an excellent trip in search of some special butterflies we’ve been looking for over the past couple of years. A bit more than a 7 hour drive from … Continue reading

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Panama Rainforest Diversity

A week after returning from a fascinating trip to the rainforest in Panama, in going through all the pictures I took, the incredible variety and diversity of life there continues to amaze me. For ten days, my friend Rebecca and … Continue reading

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Chilling Out

In my last post, I mentioned it seemed about time for a road trip to someplace a little cooler and wetter, and so off we went on Friday for a long weekend based out of Eagle Nest in northern New … Continue reading

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Late May Sightings

This past week found me out and about nearly every day catching up on happenings from the previous week and finding a few new things on a couple of short out of town trips. Returning to the Rio Grande Nature … Continue reading

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Birdathon Bonus

My major event this past week was participating in the Audubon Thursday Birder’s Birdathon, an effort to spot as many bird species in a 24-hour period as you can for a fundraiser for the Central New Mexico Audubon Society.  This … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

It was a sunny but chilly morning with the Audubon Thursday Birders at the Alameda Open Space last week with some pretty good birds, including large flocks of Barn, Cliff, and Violet-Green Swallows, a tree full of American Goldfinches, Franklin’s … Continue reading

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