Field Trips

Saturday, May 20, 2017 – Broad Canyon Ranch
Broad Canyon Ranch is a great birding spot.  Through 2014, 208 species have been observed, including 47 species of concern in New Mexico.  The Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, Common Ground Dove, Peregrine & Prairie Falcons, Lazuli & Painted Buntings, White-throated Swift, Dickcissel, Summer Tanager and Golden Eagle are a smattering of notable sightings.  Meet at the NW corner of the parking lot for K-Mart just off US70/N. Main at 6:15am to carpool at 6:30am to Broad Canyon Ranch which is about 10 miles north of Radium Springs on NM 185.

Field trips will be on hiatus for June and July.  However, the monthly beginning bird walks at Telbrook Park will continue monthly.  Please see below for the dates and details.

Questions? Contact me:mpndltn@gmail.com or 575.635.8711. Mark Pendleton
Other Birdwatching Opportunities
MVAS Beginner Bird Walks It’s been one year since we started the monthly Beginner Birdwalks at Tellbrook Park in Las Alturas.  We will be continuing the walks the third Wednesday of each month (the morning of the monthly MVAS programs).  Below is the schedule for the coming year.
October 19, 2016
November 16, 2016
December 21, 2016
January 18, 2017
February 15, 2017
March 15, 2017
April 19, 2017
May 17, 2017
June 21, 2017
July 19, 2017
August 16, 2017Click here to see a flyer with more information.  We hope to see you there!!

Other Bird Walks
Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park, Leasburg Dam State Park, and Percha Dam State Park frequently offer free bird walks on Saturday mornings. Consult the websites http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/ for these parks for specific dates and times.