Feb. 7 – Feb. 21st Percha Dam State Park (Arrey, New Mexico)

Yea ... finally a place where there are trees, though mainly just along the Rio Grande river. Percha State Park is a great place for birding, though at this time, the water is not flowing over the diversion dam. That won't be until later in March. I am hoping to come back and see that … Continue reading Feb. 7 – Feb. 21st Percha Dam State Park (Arrey, New Mexico)

Feb. 17 – Bosque del Apache ( near San Antonio, New Mexico)

Bosque del Apache is a wonderful wildlife refuge, mainly for waterfowl, but there are many other wildlife including cougar, bobcat, deer, and other birds besides the waterfowl. We did see an immature eagle swoop down on a large flock of snow geese, who rose in a huge white cloud into the sky. I learned eagles … Continue reading Feb. 17 – Bosque del Apache ( near San Antonio, New Mexico)

Jan. 24 – Feb. 6th Leasburg Dam State Park (Las Cruces, New Mexico)

I am planning on staying at Leasburg Dam State Park because I am hoping to see wildlife along this stretch of the Rio Grande. Also, Las Cruces has many interesting places to explore - multiple museums and the old town area. Wildlife along the Rio Grande this morning. Trail .... Looks like a black crowned … Continue reading Jan. 24 – Feb. 6th Leasburg Dam State Park (Las Cruces, New Mexico)

Jan. 12 – 21st City of Rocks (between Silver City and Deming, NM)

City of Rocks. is just like its name - pretty bare except for the interesting rock formations and its history. There are trails around and through the Rocks for hiking, biking and climbing. It is close to Silver City and Deming, and the Gila National Wilderness and other state parks and wildlife viewing areas. My … Continue reading Jan. 12 – 21st City of Rocks (between Silver City and Deming, NM)

Jan. 8 – 11th Cosmic Campground (Alma, New Mexico)

Cosmic Campground is an International Dark Sky Sanctuary meaning it has exceptional starry nights. That is because there is little light pollution. I have not really pursued Astronomy as an interest, but I certainly will have to do some night gazing. I am going to download some apps to my phone to help me identify … Continue reading Jan. 8 – 11th Cosmic Campground (Alma, New Mexico)