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Bird #559 — Mexican Duck

anas (duck) diazi Englewood, Colorado — Arapahoe Lake Thursday, April 8, 2021 — 8:30 am First the bad news. Back on February 10 of this year, I drove two hours north to Louisville to look at a duck that was … Continue reading

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Good Friday

I was disappointed to learn that there was an immature Neotropic Cormorant at the Pueblo gravel pit last week when I was there. I also forgot that I now get Good Friday as a holiday beginning this year. What do … Continue reading

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Ruddy Duck

Weather-wise, this was a beautiful day. Bird-wise, this was a very slow day. I walked 9 miles between Brush Hollow, Cañon City River Walk, and Valco Ponds. Ruddy Duck male. Not a great photo, but the best of this species … Continue reading

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Robin

I drove all the way up north of Boulder on Saturday morning because a Short-eared Owl and Peregrine Falcon were the only birds of interest being reported in the state. The place I went was Lagerman Agricultural Preserve, maybe four … Continue reading

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Ladder-backed Woodpecker

I spent a beautiful Saturday at several spots around Cañon City not seeing the birds I was hoping to find. I made two attempts for the Eurasian Wigeon seen east of town, one first thing in the morning and one … Continue reading

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