Author Archives: Roger

Cañon City

After my long drive on Tuesday, I stuck (somewhat) closer to home on Wednesday. I began at Cañon City Riverwalk. I saw my first-of-the-year Black-chinned Hummingbird and Black-headed Grosbeak, but apart from Yellow-rumped Warblers, things were pretty dead. The Great-horned … Continue reading

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Searching for Spring

There isn’t much migration action happening locally, so I drove to southeast Colorado to see if I could find some elsewhere. I started on Higbee Valley Road where Vermilion and Scissor-tailed Flycatchers have been seen recently. I saw some good … Continue reading

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Saturday was a rather unproductive day of birding, but in my wanderings through the flats of El Paso County, I found this old house.

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Late April

I took these photos along Black Squirrel Creek on Friday, April 23, or Sunday, April 25. House Finch Great Blue Heron Snowy Egrets on a Beaver dam Belted Kingfisher Yellow-headed Blackbird Common Grackles Red-winged Blackbirds I birded on Saturday too, … Continue reading

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Pueblo State Park

The word for today was “swallows.” Vast swarms of them were moving through the Pueblo area this morning—over the gravel pit and over the river. The numbers decreased as they day went on, but there were almost always a few … Continue reading

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