“A long, scythe-shaped bill is the most striking feature of the Crissal Thrasher. In fact, this bill and the way that the bird uses it inspired the term “thrasher.” Thrashers primarily eat terrestrial insects. They use their long bills to “thrash” through dead leaves and dirt while searching for prey. Crissal Thrashers are only found in southwestern deserts, and New Mexico is one of the best places in the U.S. to see them. Despite their preference for relatively open habitats, […]
Rio Grande grey – Bare trees reflect in shallow ponds along the Rio Grande river – A Grey day in the bosque.
Lovers embrace under a strawberry moon. (Two trees on a hill in the moonlight. Flower Mound, Texas)