Monthly Archives: October 2009

Making The Adjustment.. A true story, kinda longish.

I hope this doesn’t come across as me being ungrateful, it’s just a journey I’ve been on. Comments welcomed. A few of you probably know that I lived in western Colorado “The Western Slope” for 18 years. Montrose actually, located … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Morning In Estes Park

I spent a lovely morning in Estes today. A Yellow-throated Warbler was reported at Pine Point in the Matthews-Reeser Bird Sanctuary and I thought I’d go chase it. David Waltman from Boulder had just seen the bird when I arrived … Continue reading

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Trailing Up Bobcat Ridge

I went for a gorgeous hike the other day up in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area. I have done the Valley Loop several times and the Ginny trail and Powerline road once so I thought I’d give the D. R. … Continue reading

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Scrub Jay’s Busy Day

I’ve been using my WingScapes BirdCam to capture videos of my Scrub Jay Friend. He’s been here over two weeks now and is running the circuit of feeders in the neighborhood. Five seems to be the magic number of peanuts … Continue reading

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The Northern Colorado Big Sit! Results.

The NOCO Big Sit! held at my house in Loveland was a big success.Below is my little fire I enjoyed all alone for a few hours until reinforcements arrived.Ann Donoghue on the right showed up around 7:30 or so and … Continue reading

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A Birder’s Party! Throwing Caution To The Winds For The Northern Colorado’s 2nd Annual Big Sit!

I wanted to invite any and all to join me at the second annual NOCO Big Sit!Hosted by myself and my sis Lauren Burke, (the NOCO Wrenegades, Bird To The Bone) the NOCO Big Sit! will be held in the … Continue reading

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Fall is Awesome! Project FeederWatch and Other Stuff

I love the changes that happen in my yard in the fall. The Three Leaf Sumac bushes turn riotous colors.The robins go off their rocker:American Robins seem to have this reputation of being such a sweet backyard bird. NOT. “My” … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Winter Part II

Getting ready for winter continues; On to the back yard. First thing I do in the back yard is set up my heated birdbath. It goes on the realistic looking tree stump drip bath that I use in the summer, … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Winter Part I

I love winter. I guess I should say I love getting ready for winter.Especially getting my yard and feeders ready for winter. Summer bird feeding is fun, certainly, but there is something special about feeding the birds in winter. I … Continue reading

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