The Dragon Wagon

The Dragon Wagon
The landscaping changes often.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

White Sands

After leaving Bosque Del Apache, we spent the night at Oliver Lee State Park south of Alamogordo, New Mexico.  The next day we spent a part of the morning visiting White Sands National Monument.

After visiting White Sands we drove on to Balmorhea State Park in Texas, where we had a very colorful sunset.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Bosque Del Apache - Part 3

Images from our third day at Bosque Del Apache

Greater Roadrunner

Cooper's Hawk

We rarely see the cranes lying down

Cranes in flight

American Kestrel with lunch

"You've gotten us lost in this corn maze!"

"Hey Baby!

Great Blue Heron

Male Bufflehead Duck

Male Bufflehead trying to get airborne

More refuge scenes

Another male Nothern Shoveler

Another male Northern Pintail

Red-tailed Hawk

Coyotes checking out the cranes

Geese returning to a refuge pond for the night

A late returning crane

Monday, January 27, 2014

Bosque Del Apache - Part 2

Images from our second day at Bosque Del Apache

Northern Harrier hunting near one of the refuge ponds.

Immature Bald Eagle taking off

Adult Bald Eagle

Juvenile and adult Bald Eagles

Typical Bosque Del Apache scene

An "explosion" of Blackbirds

A pair of Sandhill Cranes

Female Northern Shoveler

Great Blue Heron

Parts of the refuge wildlife viewing road

We found this tree very picturesque

A Snow Goose "explosion"

A flock of Snow Geese

Male Northern Pintail

Female Ruddy Duck

"Peeking" Canada Goose

Blackbird "convention"

A brilliant sunset to top off the day