Category Archives: Nature and the Outdoors

Chatfield Below the Dam

After video church on Sunday, I felt like getting outside some more. I saw that birders had found a Winter Wren, a couple Swamp Sparrows, Rusty Blackbirds, a Pine Warbler, and a Northern Parula, all within a small area below … Continue reading

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Lake Pueblo

An odd day in that I saw all the birds I was looking for, including my second-ever Black-legged Kittiwake and Red-throated Loon. I didn’t get a photo of the kittiwake. When I saw it, it was flying out over the … Continue reading

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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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