Monthly Archives: March 2009

Hungry Robins, Spring Storm

We had a great spring storm yesterday. My bath heater barely held the ice back in the blowing and drifting snow and freezing temperature, but water was kept open for the birds. I had to brush off feeders every hour.This … Continue reading

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Eckert Crane Days, Eckert, Colorado!

Cranes in Delta CountyI spent last weekend in Cedaredge, Colorado where my Dad lives. Beautiful drive over and wonderful weather too. I realized as I drove through Eckert and saw the sign for how may cranes were in Hart’s Basin … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Spring!

Al, Maggie and I took a nice hike on the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area today. Things look pretty brown still, but signs of spring are beginning to peak through.Here is a Desert Cottontail living in … Continue reading

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We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, We’re Going To Catch A Big One. What A Beautiful Day! We’re Not Scared.

I have about a 3X4 foot birdbath in my yard that quit holding water. I’d fill it, half an hour later, it would be empty. I had seen signs of rodents and figured they must’ve dug underneath and eaten a … Continue reading

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Birds & Brews Colorado Kick Off!

The First Birds & Brews Colorado! An informal gathering of birders of all abilities – if you’re interested in birds, you’re invited! Hosted by me, Connie and my sister Lauren Burke. It’s a time to meet other birders, maybe find … Continue reading

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I And The Bird #95

Welcome to I And The Bird #95. As we wake up this morning in March, spring is in the air – for some. Others buried in snow, fighting spring fever, are browsing field guides and gardening books planning their spring … Continue reading

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Family Gatherings

About a week ago we had some fun family gatherings at my brother Das’s house and my sis Laurens. Dad just turned 75, step mom Judy 74, my mom turned 65 and neice Deannah just had her 21st birthday. PLUS … Continue reading

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