Category Archives: Birds

January Birds

Male American Wigeon (left), male Northern Pintail, and female Hooded Merganser (right) at Lake Pueblo State Park (1/3) (Front to back) Male Ring-necked Duck, male Redhead, female Ring-necked Duck, two female Redheads, male Redhead, male Hooded Merganser at Lake Pueblo … Continue reading

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December Birds

Male Gadwall at Fountain Creek (12/4/21) Female Red-breasted Merganser at Lake Pueblo State Park (12/9/21) Female American Robin at Lake Pueblo State Park (12/9/21) Black-capped Chickadee on the Santa Fe Trail in Monument (12/11/21) Male Hooded Merganser at Lake Pueblo … Continue reading

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Fall Birds

Osprey along the Arkansas River in Lake Pueblo State Park — October 30 Blue-winged Teal, Arkansas River in Lake Pueblo State Park — October 30 Merlin at Chatfield State Park — November 13

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A Week in Arkansas

The family rented a house on Petit Jean Mountain in central Arkansas for a week. On our way down, we stopped in Oklahoma City at The American Pigeon Museum. There were three rooms—one on pigeon breeds, one on the use … Continue reading

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Prewitt Reservoir

Prewitt Reservior State Wildlife Area is two-and-a-half hours from my house, up in the northeast corner of the state. I’d never been there before, and I’m not sure I’d ever heard of it. But the numbers and varieties of birds … Continue reading

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