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 bottom ( reverse )

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