Top five spots to bird watch
by ellen miller goins
Rio Fernando Wetlands in Taos
186 species, including hawks, owls, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Song
Sparrow, Northern Flicker
Orilla Verde Recreation Area
Breeding Golden Eagle and Peregrine Falcon.
Monte Verde Lake in Angel Fire
Ravens, Red-tailed Hawks, ducks, geese.
Eagle Nest Lake State Park
Canada Geese, Brewer’s Blackbird, Eagles, Hawks.
Cimarron Canyon State Park/Colin Neblitt Wildlife Management Area
Downy Woodpecker, Jays (Steller’s, Canada) Clark’s Nutcracker, Mountain Chickadee, Pygmy Nuthatch, Townsend’s Solitaire.