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Wildlife Photography: Getting Lost with the Red-headed Woodpecker

Ok, this is not a bird photography website. It just happens that this was an interesting week. After our brief birding excursion along the East Walker River, Desna heard that a Red-headed Woodpecker had taken up brief residence in Six Mile Canyon in the Virginia Range, just below Virginia City,

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Nevada High Points #79: Monte Cristo Mountains and Gabbs Valley Overland

Mount Anna 6908 ft (2106 m); 1755 ft gain 2021.02.12 It is once again ‘Second Friday’, time for an overland. Darren and I hit Highway 50 in the late morning, expecting the forecasted wind to catch up with us later in the day. A storm was forecast but from the

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Landscape Photography: Late Snow and Last Light on the Black Rock Playa, Nevada

I spent the day, having started well before sunrise, on an overland obsidian recce focused on the geomorphology and distribution of the Majuba and Seven Troughs toolstone sources. A series of dramatic snow squalls cut that effort short just as I reached the ‘High Road’ from Sulphur to Gerlach. However,

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