Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

When we mentioned our plans to visit the VLA, our Airbnb host recommended we end the day with a trip to Bosque del Apache for the sunset fly-in. Every evening, thousands of geese and birds fly to a patch of land in the park to settle down for the night. Perhaps you’re thinking what I was…”hmm, what is so special about this?” But it was actually a really impressive thing to watch! There were tens of thousands of birds, and when one small group got worked up, it set off a chain reaction and suddenly there was a riot of honking and flapping.

Bosque del Apache

Bosque del Apache

Bosque del Apache

Bosque del Apache

Bosque del Apache

Bosque del Apache

Bosque del Apache

Curious how loud thousands of birds can be? Check out our short video on Instagram!

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