Category: New Mexico

Lichen Detail

Lichen Detail

I’m obsessed with lichens these days. I also finally have a decent macro lens that can capture their details. I found these in the Sandia foothills.


Porcupine in the Bosque

Porcupine

Usually they’re way high up in trees in the Rio Grande Bosque. The other day, though, I came around a corner and saw this one low in a small tree. As soon as we made eye contact, it bumbled down off the tree and onto the ground. It was pretty dark and there was a…


House Finch

House Finch

A little red-headed house finch finds a dry spot in the aftermath of Albuquerque’s recent “blizzard.”


December Sunset

December Sunset

Last night’s super-soft sunset: Just a couple of stripes of light during the darkest days of the year.


Sycamore Leaves in Whitewater Canyon

Sycamore Leaves in Whitewater Canyon

Fallen leaves in Whitewater Canyon (southwestern New Mexico) frame the reflection of a sycamore tree.


Late Season Butterflies

Fall Butterflies

A trio of butterflies that aren’t supposed to be in New Mexico in November: Two western pygmy blues on the left and an acmon blue (I think) on top.


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