The Audubon Society of New Mexico highlights their native birds of this desert region.
“With about 500 different birds on New Mexico’s state bird list–one of the highest–it should come as no surprise that there are a lot of favorite places to see birds in our state!” Pictured above, a Red-tailed Hawk, photo by Robert Templeton.
Today NM Audubon starts their Great Backyard Bird Count. “the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. In 2013, Great Backyard Bird Count participants in 111 countries counted 33,464,616 birds on 137,998 checklists, documenting 4,258 species—more than one-third of the world’s bird species!” – Find out more here.
Read more at Audubon and get ready for the return of Owls and Ospreys on our Live Cams this spring!