Autumn tree leaves and birds in Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Photo: Robert Dunn/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [CC 2.0]/Wikimedia Commons

A orange-leafed cottonwood tree looms above a flock of sandhill cranes wading in the wetlands of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge near San Antonio, New Mexico.

Autumn descends on New Mexico wildlife refuge
A cottonwood tree looms above a flock of sandhill cranes wading in the wetlands of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in N.M.