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Southwestern Guesthouses on 265 Acres
near Silver City, New Mexico
overlooking Bear Creek and the Gila Wilderness

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Casitas de Gila Nature Blog

Category Archives: wildlife

A Blessing of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Lambs!

What a treat! Two Rocky Mountain Bighorn lambs, born within the last couple of days, appeared around noon today on the cliffs across from Casitas de Gila Guesthouses on Bear Creek. Becky noticed the babies running along the side of … Continue reading

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Springtime Amongst the Cottonwoods

Signs of Spring are everywhere on Bear Creek now. At last, our long, cold, dry La NiƱa Winter is over and the dormant, monotone-gray vegetation along Bear Creek is waking up. While a few late starters are still sporting furry … Continue reading

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JAVELINAS AT THE DOORSTEP

This morning I went out for a walk along the Big Tree Trail with our two English Springer Spaniels, Bower (age 4) and Chloe (age 2). Just as we came out of the woods to cross Bear Creek on our … Continue reading

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SHEEP FOR THE HOLIDAYS

About two weeks before Christmas, three Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep – two ewes and a huge ram with a magnificent set of double-curled horns – took up residence on the cliffs above Bear Creek directly in front of the Casitas. … Continue reading

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Becky & Michael O'Connor, Owners
CASITAS DE GILA GUESTHOUSES & ART GALLERY
50 Casita Flats Rd • PO Box 325 • Gila, New Mexico 88038
575-535-4455

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