Category Archives: Mammals

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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Pawnee Grasslands

Hoping to get some photos of prairie birds, I drove the two-and-a-half hours up to Pawnee Grasslands. I almost didn’t go—I hadn’t slept at all well for two nights. But the weather was supposed to be almost perfect, 70° and … Continue reading

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Bird Whisperer

This was a great day of birding. I began at Mueller State Park and hiked my usual four-mile trail loop. There was another car at the trail head when I finished hiking, and I saw a couple people out and … Continue reading

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Local Birds

After work on Monday, I wandered along Black Squirrel Creek for a couple hours. The highlight was a pair of Red Crossbills in the pines along one of the ponds. The male sat on an exposed branch for several minutes … Continue reading

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