Category Archives: Scenery

A Week in Arkansas

The family rented a house on Petit Jean Mountain in central Arkansas for a week. On our way down, we stopped in Oklahoma City at The American Pigeon Museum. There were three rooms—one on pigeon breeds, one on the use … Continue reading

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Searching for Baird’s Sparrow

There are only a very few birds that breed in Colorado that I don’t have on my life list. One of these is the Baird’s Sparrow. Normally, this sparrow nests in northern Montana and North Dakota. But for the past … Continue reading

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Sandstone Ranch Open Space

On the way home from Rocky Mountain National Park, I stopped and hiked four miles at a new open space north of Palmer Lake. It was about 80°, and clear, but a nice breeze off the mountains kept things from … Continue reading

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Out Calhan Way

When we first moved to Colorado, I used to bird at Ramah Reservoir fairly often. It was the closest place to see shorebirds, and the grove of cottonwoods attracted a variety of birds. But after a couple years, the reservoir … Continue reading

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Twin Falls Waterfalls

The Snake River runs just north of Twin Falls, Idaho. We were beginning our long drive home on this day, but we wanted to see some falls. There were many to choose from, but we settled on two. The first … Continue reading

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