Morning Foragers

Winter came slowly and late to the Southern High Plains this year but finally hit us with a bang just over a week ago.  Many birds were killed in the recent blizzard as were large numbers of cattle.  I suspect the large mammals are having a difficult time keeping full on the meager food provided.  The grasses, pinyon,and juniper around the yard provides a much needed browse for our live-in deer herd.



About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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4 Responses to Morning Foragers

  1. Charles Larsen says:

    Great photos. I just saw three white tails at my home in Brookfield, IL.
    Hope to join you again for thecatlatl fun.
    Chuck larsen

  2. Reblogged this on Paleotool's Weblog and commented:

    Morning photography from my work blog.

  3. Bob McKeand says:

    Nice pics!
    On my Christmas day return trip from Portales to Deming I saw 4 herds of Pronghorns. Much larger than any I have seen in the past 6 years. All on Highway 60.

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