Category Archives: Birds

Last Seen

I keep a lot of bird lists. Birds seen this year. Birds seen on my daily walks. Birds seen along the creek down the road. My ultimate list is my life list—a list of all the bird species I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Local Birds

Now that fall migration has begun, I’ve been wandering along the creek in the afternoons. Olive-sided Flycatcher. I failed to get a photo of the one I saw Sunday, but this one landed on a snag not 40 feet away … Continue reading

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Morning in Pueblo

I birded for three hours below the dam at Lake Pueblo, spotting 44 species. The highlights were a calling, flyover Long-billed Curlew and a White-winged Dove. The vegetation was a greener that I expected for Pueblo this time of year, … Continue reading

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Birding in Pueblo

Several interesting birds have been seen around Pueblo in the past week, so I made a quick dash down and back before the day got too hot. Here’s some of what I spotted. Yellow-crowned Nigh Heron — Pueblo City Park … Continue reading

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St. Elmo

We unintentionally rendezvoused with a whole bunch of other people at St. Elmo, the ghost down at the foot of Mount Princeton. It was too crowded to really enjoy. We watched the Broad-tailed and Rufous Hummingbirds that were all over … Continue reading

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