Category Archives: Mammals

Weekend Sightings

Wandered the neighborhood on Saturday and went to Pueblo on Sunday. Here’s some of what I saw. Curve-billed Thrasher Canvasback Cedar Waxwings Found a couple hours to head down to Fountain Creek on Tuesday, and finally managed to spot the … Continue reading

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I walked five miles at Fountain Creek. My main goal was getting photos of the Virginia Rail that hangs out by the bridge. It’s less wary than any other Virginia Rail I’ve ever encountered. The bird cooperated, although the light … Continue reading

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Weekend Birding

On Saturday afternoon, I headed up to Chatfield State Park for a failed attempt at a Golden-crowned Sparrow. I did manage to find a very tame Wilson’s Snipe. Green-winged Teal On Sunday, I drove up to Victor to see rosy-finches. … Continue reading

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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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