Experiencing winter bird migration, 2008 travel blog

Experiencing winter bird migration, 2008

Patricia travel blog
Two attractions drew me to winter in New Mexico: a Southwestern Christmas celebration and to see the migratory birds wintering site.
Sandhill cranes
Christmas is celebrated in the Mexican tradition with emphasis on family get-togethers. Luminaries light up walk-ways inviting one to step in and share in hot drinks and cookies. New Mexico also has many refuges and wetlands where migratory birds from the far north spend their winter..

Order: oldest at top ( reverse )

Starting our trip east
The Salton Sea
Birds abound
Sonny Bono Nature...
Painted Rock
And into New Mexico
Rockhound State Park
Too windy for us
Percha Lake on the...
Bosque del Apache
Scenes from a rural road
Through Lordsburg
Historic Old West Highway
Roper Lake State Park
Final leg home
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