Category Archives: Mammals

Manitou Lake

We spent four hours at Manitou Lake, walking and relaxing. We passed some yellow groves of aspen on the way, but the color at the lake came mostly from willows along the creek. Mule Deer Here’s a close-up of the … Continue reading

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Pikas

I spent a couple hours at Loveland Pass, looking for White-tailed Ptarmigans. I saw vast numbers of people, including a wedding party taking photographs. In the very few places where I managed to get away from the crowds, I managed … 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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Back to Elevenmile Canyon

When I looked at my Eleven Mile Canyon bird list after my last visit, I saw that I was only four birds away from to top of the list of most species seen there. And there is a trail to … Continue reading

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Elevenmile

When I saw that Wednesday was forecasted to be clear with a high of 71°, I decided to take the day off and explore. I spent the morning in Elevenmile Canyon and then after lunch I went to Eleven Mile … Continue reading

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