Feathered friends

Top five spots to bird watch

Photo by Ellen Miller-Goins

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.