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Weekend Sightings

Wandered the neighborhood on Saturday and went to Pueblo on Sunday. Here’s some of what I saw. Curve-billed Thrasher Canvasback Cedar Waxwings Found a couple hours to head down to Fountain Creek on Tuesday, and finally managed to spot the … Continue reading

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Wandering

There is snow on the ground, and no birds of note have been reported around the state recently, so I opted for the Fountain area. I saw 35 species at Fountain Creek, but nothing of real note. Red-tailed Hawk (immature) … Continue reading

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Highlights from Recent Reading

GOD, GIVE US MEN! GOD, give us men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office can not buy; … Continue reading

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Other Birds

After seeing the Mexican Duck, I drove back south and birded at Chatfield State Park for several hours. Here’s what I saw. The tamest Balk Eagle I’ve ever seen. It was on a branch right next to the water, about … Continue reading

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I walked five miles at Fountain Creek. My main goal was getting photos of the Virginia Rail that hangs out by the bridge. It’s less wary than any other Virginia Rail I’ve ever encountered. The bird cooperated, although the light … Continue reading

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