Las Cruces becomes the 5th most scenic bird watching destination

May 2, 2019 Carlos Arreola

According to the popular website expedia.com, Las Cruces, NM has become one of your main places places to be if you are a birdwatcher.

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The state’s beautiful biodiversity is one reason they call it the Land of Enchantment. You could encounter as many as 350 species of birds in the Mesilla Valley. These include hummingbirds, nuthatches, juncos, warblers, chickadees, towhees, goldfinches, vireos, robins, and others. Known to locals as the Old Refuge, Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park is a popular birding spot. Want to keep exploring? Follow the Southwest New Mexico Birding Trail around the region.

Plan your trip: Audubon New Mexico and the local chapter, Mesilla Valley Audubon Society, have great online information. Join their email list for updates on events and guided field trips for birders. Mesilla Valley Audubon Society is another excellent resource for hyperlocal birding advice. There are always great things to do in Las Cruces. Browse hotels in Las Cruces and book your dream trip.

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