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Bosque del Apache Bird Safari               Friday, Dec 8-9    $600  ($480)

This is one of the premier winter bird photography locations in North America.  Tens of thousands of Snow Geese and Sandhill Cranes winter along this stretch of the Rio Grande River Valley in central New Mexico. Sunrise and sunset are spectacular, while during the mid-day the snow geese and cranes are doing constant fly-bys to the corn fields.  Large flocks of ducks fill in the open water on the refuge's many ponds, while many types of raptors, including eagles, hunt from the cottonwoods.  While geese are flocking to the fields to eat, the cranes are also performing mating season behavior doing their head-bobbing and jumping.  The reason this safari is only two days long is because after two days you have shot tens of thousands of images - no kidding.  If you do both the Bosque del Apache Safari and the Texas Wildlife Safari back-to-back, this safari is 50% off ($300).


If coming from California the first three photographers doing both safaris can ride with me. While we alternate buying gas, hotel accommodations and food are not included in the price, though reservations are provided at a local hotel. Otherwise, we meet in Socorro, New Mexico the night of Thursday, December 7.  The deposit for this safari is 50%, with the balance due Nov 1, 2019.

Video:  Bosque Blast Off

Snow Goose

Snow Geese Lift-off

Sandhill Cranes

Sunrise and Snow Geese

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Crane

Snow Geese flying thru the Setting Moon

Snow Geese

Snow Geese

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