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What's Happening

Hummingbird Festival
Saturday & Sunday, August, 5-6, 2017

New location: the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site, 12 Sage Drive, just off Highway 35. Activities are in the planning stages. For information, call Marilyn Markel - 575.536.9337, or Kathy Hill - 575.536.3161 or cell 307.640.3012.

13th Annual Gila River Festival
September 21-24, 2017

The event offers a wide range of experiences to bring you closer to understanding the uniqueness of New Mexico’s last free-flowing river. Check out the full schedule at www.gilariverfestival.org.

SPUR-OF-THE-MOMENT Field Trips
Email notices sent 3-7 days in advance - Monthly field trips sometimes miss good birding opportunities. To take advantage of great weather, when birds or butterflies abound, we started "Spur-of -the-moment Field Trips."
 
A notice is emailed to SWNMA members 3-7 days in advance, indicating where and when to meet and the destination. Watch for email, especially during migration season.
 
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Farewell Western Scrub-Jay!

We have an important update for those of you living in the Western Scrub-Jay’s range: this species is being split into two. The “coastal” form (now the California Scrub-Jay) and the “interior” form (now Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay); the California Scrub-Jay is darker, while the Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay is pale. Really?! Check it out . . .