Category Archives: Nature and the Outdoors

Bird #506 — Pink-footed Goose

anser brachyrhynchus Tuesday, December 11, 2018 — 1:08 pm Weld County, Colorado — County Road 7 about a mile south of Route 119 Earlier this week, local birders started a Colorado Rare Bird Report Facebook page. I signed up, of … Continue reading

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Castlewood Canyon

A quick hike at Castlewood Canyon State Park, and then up to Parker to tour a museum. That was my plan. But as I drove north on Routh 83, it began to rain. When I pulled into the park, I … Continue reading

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Monument Valley

It just happened that our route took us through Monument Valley, but we weren’t upset about it. Of course, I was familiar with it from every western movie ever. Sam, our friendly waitress at Zion National park, told us we … Continue reading

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Bird #505 — California Condor

gymnogyps californianus Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 9:47 am Vermilion Cliffs National Monument — House Rock Valley Road In 1987, there were only 22 wild California Condors in the world, all of them in California in the mountains around Los … Continue reading

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