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Winter Solstice Eve

Shortest day of the year starts with the winter solstice at 9:28 tomorrow morning, and tho the days have been getting noticeably shorter so far other than a couple of cold snaps the weather still hasn’t gotten wintry around here. … Continue reading

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Seasonal Adjustments

Once again having let way too much time go by between posts, here are a few of the pictures I’ve managed to take since my last update. I have been getting out pretty regularly but the butterflies are about done … Continue reading

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First Days of Fall

The first days of autumn have passed with mostly delightfully sunny and temperate days interrupted by a few that were cloudy and even rainy. All that rain seems to have convinced the yellow chamisa and purple asters to burst into … Continue reading

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Last Days of Summer

This Friday is the Fall equinox, the first day of autumn, and summer seems to have gone by pretty quickly this year. The weather has been quite nice lately with warm sunny days and pleasantly cool nights, kicking into bloom … Continue reading

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Panama Butterfly Trip

Whoops, the entire month of August zipped by without my getting around to updating my blog. The first half of the month was busy down in Panama looking at butterflies, and most of my time since then has been spent … Continue reading

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Summer Sightings

Almost into August and lots of good sightings over the last couple of weeks. A trip to the Sandia Crest and a few other butterfly spots in the Sandias a week ago Friday turned up a couple of new butterflies … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

Winter has officially arrived with this morning’s winter solstice, but the good news is that means the days will finally start getting longer again. Seemed like winter should’ve been here earlier judging by the weather conditions around here lately, but … Continue reading

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Taking a Break

It comes as a bit of a surprise to me it’s been two weeks since my last post. Normally it seems there’s new stuff ready for posting pretty much every week, but between the weather, doing taxes, and a quick … Continue reading

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Onset of Winter

Wow, December’s almost gone and I haven’t gotten around to updating the blog in almost a month. What with Christmas, three Christmas Bird Counts (CBC), and all those pictures from Peru I’m still working through there hasn’t been much free … Continue reading

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Peru Butterfly Trip

Time flies! — It’s been a month and a half since my last posting, but for good reason. I was off to Peru for a month looking at butterflies, and have been wading through the more than 3500 photographs that … Continue reading

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