A birder’s most wonderful time of the year


The annual Christmas Bird Count, one of the longest running citizen-scientist projects in the world, is about to be underway.

The count will take place Saturday (Dec. 16), Sunday (Dec. 17) and next Friday (Dec. 22). Local areas included in the count are Angel Fire, Eagle Nest, Red River and Cimarron.

To find out more information, contact local organizer Mary Jo Kelly at (575) 586-1189 or wildrivertours@yahoo.com.