Category Archives: Mammals


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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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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