Search This Blog


Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Wind Tunnel Effect

Loggerhead Shrike
This morning's hike was pretty awful due to the persistent, strong wind here in the northern Chihuahuan Desert.  Local meteorologists called for strong overnight winds, but I don't remember Doppler Dave saying the gusts would last throughout the day.  We have a chance for rain later this afternoon, with the possibility of heavy storms in places.  We really need the precip, but we sure could do without these winds.
Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus)

Loggerhead Shrike

Becca on the new trail

Experiment 1




You can't see the wind


packrat said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Dr. K said...

Despite the wind you were still able to get some nice photos of the loggerhead shrike.

Even with Wind, Warmer

Early morning moon It was warmer when we got started this morning so the wind that was blowing didn't affect us as much. We did our norm...