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Nelson Lake

I visited Nelson Lake Forest Preserve four times during mid-November. There were a lot of ducks and geese on the lake, but otherwise not a lot of birds around. I did see a Northern Harrier, a Bald Eagle, and my … Continue reading

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Hooded Mergansers

Spotted in Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Colorado.

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Bird #557 — Bohemian Waxwing

bombycilla (silky-tailed) garrulus (talkative, chattering, but named for its resemblance to the European Jay, whose generic name is garrulus). Saturday, November 7, 2020 — 8:45 am Littleton, Colorado — Hudson Gardens I made a couple tries for this bird in northern … Continue reading

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Back to Pueblo

I went back to Lake Pueblo today because, this time of year, it’s the most likely place to see a lot of birds. The day was pleasant, but around 10:00 the wind kicked up and the birds were scarce. I … Continue reading

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Columbus

We spent two damp, overcast days in central Ohio. I went walking in four different parks around Columbus. The fall colors were a bit past peak, but still beautiful. Here are some highlights. The first five photos are from Highbanks … Continue reading

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