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Albuquerque and Corrales:  A Profile in Nature

New Mexico’s abundant wildlife is a huge part of the state’s attraction.  Just to show some of the critters in our daughter’s backyard, Ron has posted a few photos of the quail families, the occasional roadrunner, soaring hawks, and various flowers.

Male Quail

This male Quail stands guard as his family drinks from the pond.

White Lotus Flower

This beautiful white Lotus flower floats effortlessly in the backyard pool.

Orange Dragonfly

this orange Dragonfly shows the prehistoric origins of this critter.


The Hawk hunts above against the beautiful New Mexico blue sky.

Cactus Flower

The cactus blooms come in several colors including this coral colored specimen.

Orange tiger lilies

Beautiful orange tiger lilies.

Cotton Tail Bunny

This cotton tail bunny loves the back yard


Roadrunner is checking out the yard for spare Quail eggs.

Pink Lotus Flower-9009

This coral Lilly is floating in the back yard pond.

Sandia Mountains

Sandia Mountains on the east side of Albuquerque


There are many beautiful butterflies seen in the Albuquerque, Corrales area.








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2 Responses to Albuquerque and Corrales:  A Profile in Nature

  1. Renee Dixon July 3, 2014 at 10:10 pm #

    Beautiful. I love the roadrunner 🙂

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      Shelli Elledge July 13, 2014 at 9:52 am #

      And I believe all of these pictures are taken in the kids’ backyard! So fun!

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