Bright colors are hard to come by in a central New Mexican winter — but I found them in this wood duck at Tingley Beach in Albuquerque.
A heron sunning itself in a shallow area of the Rio Grande as it passes through Albuquerque.
A ring-necked duck and its reflection in a bosque pond.
I wandered into a little side arroyo a few weeks ago and there were three of these guys, all chattering away like crazy.
Ducks flying through early morning fog in the Rio Grande bosque.