Recently, the elk have followed, and they can be seen grazing on Cree Meadows Golf Course, and other areas, that are close to the cover of forest where they stay most of the time.
This bull elk was one of 5, that has been in my back yard near Alto, NM., early each morning.
Stacy Hamilton, local photographer and real estate associate broker, has taken thousands of photos of wildlife and scenery, in Lincoln County, NM.
See her photo album “Elk in Ruidoso, New Mexico”
See more photos of wildlife and Winter scenes around Ruidoso on our Pinterest photo boards.
The video below, was shot on Feb. 10, at Cree Meadows Golf Course, on Country Club Dr at Paradise Canyon Rd. About 30 elk, mostly cows, were in this herd.
A second video, of bulls sparring, in my back yard, near Alto, NM: Feb 17, 2015.
The herd from Cree, moves over to The Links Golf Course, Sunday morning Feb. 22, 2015