Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Robbins Butte

There's something dystopic about wandering the desert with steam plumes of a nuclear power plant on the horizon. This was our primary view for the day as we surveyed Robbins Butte Wildlife Area, near Buckeye, AZ, for winter birds on December 27th during the annual Christmas Bird Count. Palo Verde nuclear generating station is the largest of its kind in the U.S.

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