Sand hill Cranes and Snow Geese
Sand hill Cranes
Blue Heron Standing
The landscape of this southwest style home has many types of flowers and trees in front of the house.
Ristras frequently adorn patios and buildings in the Southwest.
Red Chiles strung together are hung from porches and patios.
Chile ristras against an adobe wall with wooden ladder.
Fence with the Sandia Watermelon colored Mountains.
Adobe wall, balloon and Sandia Mountain.
Birds in flight over the Rio Grande in winter.
Albuquerque has more than 300 days of sunshine annually and very low humidity.
Color of dusk in the high desert climate of Albuquerque.
Cottonwood trees turn golden in Autumn along the Rio Grande.
Cactus with the Sandia Mountains in the background.
Sandia means 'watermelon' in Spanish named for the pink sunset colors.
Sandia Mountain on the east side of Albuquerque turns pink at sunset.