Cemetery in northeast Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, USA.
One of three roadrunners running together and eating insects
Can't tell much from these photos, but the slightly darker back is apparent. If you squint you can convince yourself that there is no ring on the bill in the photo showing the head.
Large light brown gull in the photo. Probably not identifiable from this photo, but plain light brown primaries, less contrasty wing feathers, and daintier bill separated this bird from Herring Gulls in the field.
Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, USA. This hare had just run through a flowing arroyo after being chased by a dog.
Common late-winter and early-spring weed, in xeriscaped area near roadside in Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, USA.
Alameda Bridge at the Rio Grande, Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, USA. On a chamisa (Ericameria sp.) shrub.
My ID of woodland skipper is tentative.
Rock squirrel working on nest at the Rio Grande Nature Center.
Mallophora fautrix (Diptera: Orthorrhapha: Asiloidea: Asilidae: Asilinae). UNM campus, Bernalillo County, NM 20 August 2012
Agulla sp. cf A. bicolor, A. flexa, or A. adnixa (based on www.archive.org/stream/proceedingsofcal0450cali#page/89/m...). Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, NM 14 May 2012
Porcupine sleeping in a cottonwood tree in the Rio Grande bosque
Sandhill Crane Tracks in Rio Grand Sand (Bosque del Rio Grande, Albuquerque, NM)
10/30/2010, 3:00 PM
Canon EOS 7D, 1/125 sec, f/8, 75mm (EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM), ISO 160 (auto)
Southeast part of Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, USA. Common now in this city but patchy in their distribution (some neighborhoods don't have any). It seems to me they prefer suburban areas with many utility lines (e.g., telephone lines; favorite perch spots) and avoid those without.