Category Archives: Scenery

Birding in the Rain

Cassin’s Vireos, which I had never seen, migrate through Colorado in September. It’s the only time of year that they can readily be found. They can show up in pretty much any wooded area, so my strategy to find one … Continue reading

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Loveland Pass

I drove the two hours to Loveland Pass west of Denver to look for White-tailed Ptarmigan, which have been seen there consistently throughout this year. I arrived a bit after 8:00 am and spent five hours hiking around at 11,900 … Continue reading

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Catamount Trail

Never daunted in her quest to introduce people to hiking in the mountains, Young organized another adventure for CBS staff. As enticement, she offered to supply a picnic lunch at the mid-point. The hike followed the Catamount Trail from the … Continue reading

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On Melons and Roadrunners

The Arkansas River Valley, where it cuts through the plains of southeastern Colorado, is known for melons. The farms are clustered around the small town of Rocky Ford. During late summer, Rocky Ford melons are available all over the state. … Continue reading

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