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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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Springing Forward

Once again, life has conspired to keep me from updating this blog for way too long,  but despite weather flipflops,  tax season, computer issues (this boy’s just made the move from Dell and Microsoft to Apple!), and butterfly identification (Brazil … Continue reading

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Taking a Break

With so many places closed down for the last month due to fire restrictions, I wasn’t very motivated to get out and take many pictures this week. Now that we’ve had a few decent rains and are looking at a … Continue reading

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Butterflies, Birds, and One New Owl

Several of us have been keeping an eye out for butterflies over the last few weeks now that they’ve started flying again.   The last one I saw was a West Coast Lady back on November 23, but recently we’ve been … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective

Last Saturday, a good friend of mine invited me and another former co-worker to fly to Grants ‘for breakfast’ in his Comanche 250.  A good day for flying and not nearly as bumpy as I’d expected given the pretty good … Continue reading

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Mystery and More

The other day, I noticed my big cottonwood had mysteriously been vandalized presumably by some kind of critter. Other than the occasional ground squirrel, one woodrat, the usual house mouse, and a surprise bobcat visit years ago,  there aren’t any … Continue reading

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