Category: Sandias

Del Agua Overlook, 2022 Edition

Del Agua Overlook, 2022

Fall in the Sandias started right on schedule. This was the scene at Del Agua Overlook last Saturday.


Late Summer Wildflowers, 2022 Edition

Flower-Covered Hillside in Late Summer

The Sandias were covered with colorful wildflowers for about three or four weeks at the very end of the summer. This hillside had one of the prettiest displays.


Late Summer Wildflowers

Purple Asters with a background of Fetid Goosefoot

Mother Nature’s late-summer wildflower display in the Sandia mountains has been quite spectacular this year.


Meadow with Wildflowers

Meadow with Wildflowers

A meadow high in the Sandias, covered with wildflowers.


Buck Deer With Velvet Antlers

Buck Deer With Velvet Antlers

About a month ago, I ran into three buck deer in my favorite meadow in the Sandias. I wondered if they might represent three different generations of the same family, since they were all different sizes. They were very patient with me and let me hang around for almost five minutes before they took off. This was the largest of them.

These are some of the photos of the meadow that I’ve posted previously (they’re all remarkably similar):


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