In early March I explored some badlands in northern New Mexico - Bisti, De-Na-Zin, Valley of Dreams, Ah-Shi-Sle-Pah and the "King of Wings"
Absurd rock formations are everywhere
Most unusual is the "King of Wings" -- which is huge, much larger than any of the wings in Bisti
Alien's Throne in the Valley of Dreams
Bisti Rock Garden -- what happened here?
Wind/Sand storms were common in the afternoons. I had planned on camping but ended up sleeping in the car all four nights
Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge
Birds fly each morning to a local farm where grain is left out and return in the evening to sleep in the water at the reserve from December to mid-February
Snow geese are the loudest and make sunrise an experience
Eagle perched on a limb
Resources: Photographing the SW