Category Archives: Mammals

Back to Chico Basin

Weird day. It snowed last night, and the forecast for today was rain and snow. I initially considered going to Cañon City, but then I saw online that a birder predicted a fallout in the Rocky Ford/La Junta area based … Continue reading

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Cañon City

After my long drive on Tuesday, I stuck (somewhat) closer to home on Wednesday. I began at Cañon City Riverwalk. I saw my first-of-the-year Black-chinned Hummingbird and Black-headed Grosbeak, but apart from Yellow-rumped Warblers, things were pretty dead. The Great-horned … Continue reading

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Clear Spring Ranch, etc.

The forecast for today was cool and overcast with a chance of rain. The forecast was correct, except it didn’t rain—it snowed. I thought about staying home, but there were Long-billed Curlews reported at Clear Spring Rance and Mountain Plovers … Continue reading

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Mammal #72 — White-tailed Prairie Dog

cynomys leucurus Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge, CO Thursday, April 8, 2021 — 12:58 pm I drove to Wyoming to see Greater Sage-Grouse and deliberately chose a route that would take me through this refuge. I expected more of a marshy … Continue reading

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Weekend Sightings

Wandered the neighborhood on Saturday and went to Pueblo on Sunday. Here’s some of what I saw. Eastern Fox Squirrel. I’ve never seen one this dark before. Curve-billed Thrasher Canvasback Cedar Waxwings Found a couple hours to head down to … Continue reading

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