Bosque Bill's Friends

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  • Diane M Reese
  • Victor Milán
  • Nacha
  • Ben Moffett
  • Michelle
  • Stuart & Alicia Hidalgo
  • Michael Cadigan
  • Beverly
  • Sarahjmd
  • Johnny H.
  • cc
  • Debby S
  • La Fanciulla del West
  • mjh

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Happy Earth Day, Everyone.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by cc Apr 22, 2009.

Anyone use Angie's List here in ABQ?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jenny Marie Mar 14, 2008.

 

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Debby S commented on Bosque Bill's group Burque Birding
"I've been seeing them a Tingley Beach pretty much all summer. I guess they find there what they need and are also happy enough to have and raise some kids. Also some snow geese (some very vocal), and lots of ducks.. I did not see barn…"
Sep 25
trenchmonkey commented on Bosque Bill's group Burque Birding
"Actually there are ~200 of them (few weeks early) They roost on the Isleta sandbars, so that's what you're seeing in the evening. The process is reversed every morning at sunrise when they fly down to Bosque Farms/Peralta to feed.…"
Sep 25
Izquierdo commented on Bosque Bill's group Burque Birding
"From Bosque Farms, I see many Canada Geese headed toward Albuquerque along the river, a phenomenon I haven't see since I've been here except for a flight or two.  Now that flights are regular for two weeks in the evening. Also I have…"
Sep 24
Bosque Bill replied to Skip's discussion Bird Scat? in the group Burque Birding
"Interesting."
Sep 17
Bosque Bill replied to Debby S's discussion Some birds seen on July 29, 2014 in the group Burque Birding
"Cool that you have a hummingbird nest near your porch. Yes, rain or falling darkness does induce the little Black-chins to feed cooperatively."
Jul 31
Debby S commented on Bosque Bill's group Burque Birding
"Maybe the Wood Ducks are getting ready for something. At Tingley Beach on 6/29/14 I saw a mama Wood Duck leading 12 ducklings who were paddling furiously to keep up."
Jul 4
Bob W commented on Bosque Bill's group Burque Birding
"Pretty sure I saw two male wood ducks at Bacheci Open Space today, but they had their 'autumn plumage' colors instead of their normal bright colors. Isn't it a bit early for fall colors? I'm pretty certain these weren't…"
Jul 3
Debby S commented on Bosque Bill's group Burque Birding
"Confirmed this morning, about 7am, there are 3 hawk babies (more like teenagers now) in the park, with one who is particularly vocal (a high-pitched whistle/complaint). I think he/she was wondering where Mom and Dad had gone and when was breakfast?…"
Jul 3

Profile Information

Where I Live:
North Valley in the little neighborhood immediately southwest of the Alameda Bridge called Bosque Dell Acres.
About Me:
I was born and raised in Albuquerque, was in the first graduating class of West Mesa HS, but was away for many years and am very happy to be back home!

My new travel blog... http://bosquebill.blogspot.com
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
Birding, biking, & the bosque. Check out my website for a comprehensive list of birds found in these parts, for an interactive map of biking and hiking trails in the bosque and foothills, and more.
My Website:
http://www.bosquebill.com
What I'm Reading:
Been reading the Lord Peter Whimsey series by Dorothy L. Sayers - very well written mysteries set in those golden days of the 1920's in England after the Great War and before the Depression.

I read all the time, always have. My first choice is quality Science Fiction - love space opera, adventure & explorations, and aliens (no, sorry, don't believe they've landed... and you should be glad they have not!) I'll dip into thrillers and/or mysteries from time to time. Anything to escape reality.

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Sheesh - only once a year?

Posted on February 3, 2009 at 7:51am 0 Comments

Obviously, I don't use this blog very often. No, I'm not asleep, I'm doing other things such as posting to Burque Birding or Open Space or Born in Burque or Westside or Isotopes Fans or… Continue

Happy New Year

Posted on January 1, 2008 at 10:13am 0 Comments

I'm trying to work on my bird list database queries to accommodate the new year... what I call my Y2.008K problem, but my head is too fuzzy this morning... so I'm doing this instead.

Finished the second Daniel Abraham novel weeks ago and can highly recommend it - I can't wait for the next two "seasons."

OK, enough goofing off. Back to the code mill.

Daniel Abraham's Novels

Posted on November 20, 2007 at 5:36pm 0 Comments

Hey yall,



I'm in the middle of the second of Daniel Abraham's The Long Price Quartet and loving it. I learned about this local author right here on DCF. Now fantasy is not usually my preference; I'm more of a hard science fiction guy, but this is tasty and interesting. There are no gnomes or witches. There are innovative concepts, gripping plot lines, a fascinating society, and characters you come to care about.



I recommend you start with "A Shadow in Summer" before… Continue

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At 10:29am on May 18, 2010, Victor Milán said…
Thanks! I do feel much better now. Still not 100%, but in ways I feel better than I have in years.
At 6:08am on July 22, 2009, Debby S said…
Thanks for thinking of that! I saw the special, noted it was availablable on DVD, checked Netflix, put it on order there, and I see it should arrive in my mail box today! I'll see if there are any extras. I first learned of Glass when I won tickets to see Koyaanisqatsi back in the 1980s. I'm a big fan now of him and Godfrey Regio :)
At 3:01pm on June 1, 2009, cc said…
Bill - thank you for lending your spirit to the cause yesterday!
At 6:15pm on February 2, 2009, La Fanciulla del West said…
Woo hoo! Yet another appreciator of opera. There can't be enough of us, you know. :)

I joined the bird group you wrote about in Burque Birding. I like the idea of "green" birding and then sharing those adventures.

Ahh...the maligned Westside. You can't get the stellar views of the Sandias on the east side, after all. Most of my Albuquerque life has been spend living on the westside. I'm glad we're on the same side of the river.
At 4:18pm on December 24, 2008, Adelita said…
Happy Holidays!
At 3:00pm on June 12, 2008, Johnny H. said…
Bosque bill
I appreciate your website. We purchased a fixeruper in corrales in the hopes of retiring to that area to enjoy the birds and the bosque.
 
 
 

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