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Not a Western Screech-Owl

A Western Screech-Owl, a would-be lifer, was discovered hanging out in a cottonwood tree in southern El Paso County, at a regional park called Clear Springs Ranch. It was first seen on the last Sunday in January, but by the … Continue reading

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Mountain Bluebirds

I went birding on Saturday. I had it in the back of my mind that, if I saw 14 new birds for the year, I’d reach 100 on my 2018 list by the end of January. It didn’t happen—I saw … Continue reading

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Snowy Owl

On Tuesday, when I was up by Denver looking at the Yellow-billed Loon, I wasn’t in Pueblo looking at a Snowy Owl that had been hanging out near the marina in Lake Pueblo State Park. On Sunday after church, I … Continue reading

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Bird #487 — Yellow-billed Loon

gavia adamsii Tuesday, January 9, 2018 — 9:20 am Arapahoe County, Colorado — South Platte Reservoir This bird showed up on the Colorado hotline on Saturday when I was up in Victor seeing my lifer Black and Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches. I … Continue reading

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