The ibis represented the god Thoth, god of wisdom, knowledge and writing, and was considered the herald of the Nile flooding.
Four Summer Sightings
One of the reasons Albuquerque seems so tropical during summertime is the dramatic annual appearance of snowy egrets, waterbirds that fly up the Rio Grande from the Gulf of Mexico and nest in the cottonwoods along the river.
Sighting of the Month: Great Blue Heron
The one I saw on Sunday was perched in a tree, which is entirely normal but looked strange because we don’t think that perching birds should be that big.
Sighting of the Month: Our National Bird
“He is a Bird of bad moral Character.” –Benjamin Franklin
Sighting of the Month (So Far)
The Common Black Hawk I saw today is not common in the U.S…
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