New Mexico Tours

  May 29, 2014  Santa Fe Ski Basin Road.  6am-10:30am  Breeding bird survey of 4 habitats near Santa Fe, from deciduous riparian to spruce/fir/aspen.  We will see a mix of permanent residents as well as neotropical migrants that have recently returned.  Pre-registration required.  $20 per person June 10, 2014  Elk Mt.  6am-4pm  Breeding season exploration from 7,000' to over 11,000'.  Various Rocky Mt. specialties will be on our radar such as American Dipper, Gray Jay, Three-toed Woodpecker, Cordilleran, Hammond's and Dusky Flycatcher, Clark's Nutcracker, Red Crossbill, Pine Grosbeak.  Bring extra layers of clothing as it can get chilly up there, even in June.  Pre-registration required.  $45 per person June 19, 2014  Rowe Mesa and Pecos River Ranch.  6am-10:30am  This trip will be a quick survey of birds using the north face of Rowe Mesa and those along the Pecos River.  Black-throated Gray, Grace's, and Virginia's Warblers, Gray Flycatcher, Plumbeous Vireo, Hepatic Tanager, Gray Catbird are all likely on this tour.  Pre-registration required.  $25 per person