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Bryce Flanagan

Bryce Flanagan

Bryce Flanagan moved from Sacramento, CA to Taos County in 2016, and has lived in Questa for two years. He's passionate about the unique and beautiful wildlife of our state and is a regular contributor to the Questa Del Rio News.
Fishing, Wildlife & Recreation

Here Come Hummingbirds

As temperatures climb, expect to see more and more beautiful hummingbirds as they migrate north. Here are a few tips for feeding hummingbirds and how to attract more of them

Fishing, Wildlife & Recreation

The Sandhill Crane Migration

On March 11, I took a trip to Monte Vista, Colorado to see the annual Sandhill Crane migration—they are mking their way northward to Canada and Alaska for their breeding

Fishing, Wildlife & Recreation

Bird is the Word: Imagining a Bird Economy

Our current economic system is focused on increasing profitability for private business, with some governmental intervention to protect the natural and human consequences of this pursuit.As I write, I am

Fishing, Wildlife & Recreation

Bird is the Word: January 2022

Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count The Annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count wrapped up, and I had a wonderful time birding around Questa. Our group started at the Red River

Fishing, Wildlife & Recreation

Bird is the Word: December 2021

Winter Birding in the Enchanted Circle New Mexico is known for having a wide variety of bird species at every elevation, with ever-changing species by season. This winter is a

Fishing, Wildlife & Recreation

Bird is the Word: December 2021

Winter Birding in the Enchanted Circle New Mexico is known for having a wide variety of bird species at every elevation, with ever-changing species by season. This winter is a

Fishing, Wildlife & Recreation

Bird is the Word: November 2021

In Memoriam: The Lord God Bird, an American Symbol On September 29, the US Fish and Wildlife Service declared 23 species as officially extinct. Eleven species of birds were among

Fishing, Wildlife & Recreation

Bird is the Word: October 2021

HOW A WARMING CLIMATE IS AFFECTING BIRDS IN NEW MEXICO I had the opportunity to speak with University of New Mexico ornithologist Ethan Linck and his colleague Ryan Terrill last

Bird is the Word: SEPTEMBER 2021

Evening Grosbeaks Evening Grosbeaks make their home around northern and middle New Mexico, mostly following the distribution of budworms, a needle-eating insect and preferred snack for Grosbeaks during summer. The

Bird is the Word: AUGUST 2021

The Great New Mexico Bird die-Off: One Year Later Last year thousands of migratory birds died across the state in August and September for reasons that were at first unexplained.

Bird Is The Word: JULY 2021

Declining Bird Populations In 1970, the bird population of the United States was around 10 billion. Today there are 7 billion, and each year we lose between 500 million to

Bird is the Word: JUNE 2021

By BRYCE FLANAGAN As spring turns to summer, we will see more and more hummingbirds visiting outdoor feeders as they migrate north. These tiny, shimmering beauties aren’t just natural wonders,