Monthly Archives: January 2009

A Flickering Light.. Who’s Who in Colorado Part II

It’s the boys turn.As my previous post told, I have been capturing many great Flicker photos with a WingScapes Bird Cam. These now are the male flickers that I have in my yard. I’ll go down the picture list and … Continue reading

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Lon Hagler lake walk and a bit of a RANT

I took a long 2 and a half hour walk around Lon Hagler Lake and below to the small pond and observatory. Even in winter this State Wildlife Area is a gem. There were not a lot of birds around, … Continue reading

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Squirrel Appreciation Day? ! Yep!

I found out through Twitter, that today is Squirrel Appreciation Day.. So I’ve posted the below photo of a gray phase Abert’s Squirrel. A beautiful creature.

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Top 5 New Birds I’d Like To See At My Feeders..

Nancy Castillio at the engaging Zen Birdfeeder blog and co-owner of the Saratoga Springs Wild Birds Unlimited got home from vacation and tagged me and a couple of others with a Meme. I’ve heard of these things.. I think I’ve … Continue reading

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Winter Bird Walk

Saturday morning was our first offered Winter Bird Walk at Wild Birds Unlimited in Fort Collins, CO. We had a great group of 14 new birders join us. We had nice looks at a Rough-legged Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Black-capped Chickadees, … Continue reading

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I Used To Like Squirrels, BUT

I’ve always liked Squirrels, they are funny and entertaining. Last summer when a family of squirrels took up residence in our Flicker box I let them stay. And when I saw Momma squirrel carrying her near grown baby across the … Continue reading

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Is This For Real? A Two-toned Cardinal

This just goes to show me that I can learn something new every day. Below are two links of a Northern Cardinal that is half male and half female. Technically called a gynandromorph Cardinal. See it here and on the … Continue reading

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I And The Bird; An adventure in blogging.

For those who read this blog or may stumble upon it, there are many fine and enjoyable nature and birding blogs out there. One way to learn about these blogs is through I And The Bird. This blogger has the … Continue reading

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A Lovely Day In The Mountains

Living in Colorado definitely has it’s benefits. Here in Loveland nestled against the foothills of the Rockies, I am only 1 hour away from Rocky Mountain National Park. Not having obligations yesterday I decided to head up there for relaxation, … Continue reading

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An’ You Thought A Hawg Was A Harley Davidson..

Robin’s In Colorado Shake Down The BackyardMore Wingscapes Adventures from the Loveland StationCamera on loan courtesy of WBU of Fort Collins. I always thought of Robins as gentle backyard birds. Not so. Despite their reputation for happy family yard birds, … Continue reading

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