Category Archives: Nature and the Outdoors

Bird #490 — Gunnison Sage-Grouse

centrocercus minimus Thursday, April 19, 2018 — 6:33 am Gunnison County, Colorado — County Road 887, Waunita Watchable Wildlife Site The Gunnison Sage-Grouse has only been considered a separate species since 2000. Pretty much as soon as it was, it … Continue reading

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Birding Trip

I took two days off work and drove to Gunnison. Colorado to see the Gunnison Sage-Grouse (next post). I left home about 7:30 and headed to Cañon City. A Lewis’s Woodpecker has been hanging out in a residential neighborhood, but … Continue reading

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Bird #489 — Sage Thrasher

oreoscoptes montanus Saturday, April 7, 2018 — 11:20 am El Paso County, Colorado — Meridian Road It was only a matter of time with this bird. It’s the last of the really easy ones around Colorado Springs.  Several have been … Continue reading

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Of Frost and Feathers

My plan for Saturday was to head south to the cholla flats to make yet another attempt to see a Sage Thrasher. But when I woke up shortly after dawn and looked outside, I saw that the world was cold … Continue reading

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