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Christmas Bird Count Species List | December 31, 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Species Identified       

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Morning Birding Sepcies List | December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 8AM - 11AM
Weather: overcast, 20° F
Location: Hallam Lake and North Star Nature Preserve

Species Identified

Canada goose
Mallard
Ring-necked duck
Bald eagle (pictured above)
Belted kingfisher
Black-billed magpie
American crow
Black-capped chickadee
White-breasted nuthatch
American dipper
House finch
American goldfinch


Morning Birding Species List | October 4, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 7:30AM - 10:30AM
Weather: mostly sunny
Location: Hallam Lake and North Star Nature Preserve

Species Identified  

Canada Goose
Mallard
Red-tailed Hawk
Belted Kingfisher (by ear)
Hairy Woodpecker
Steller's Jay
Woodhouse's Scrub-jay
Black-billed Magpie


Morning Birding at Rock Bottom Ranch | September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:30AM - 10:30AM
Weather: partly cloudy, turning sunny
Location: Rock Bottom Ranch


Morning Birding | August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 7:00AM - 10:00AM
Weather: mostly sunny
Location: Hallam Lake and Aspen Community Garden


Morning Birding | August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 7:00AM - 10:00AM
Weather: mostly sunny, then mostly cloudy
Location: Hallam Lake and North Star Nature Preserve


Morning Birding at Rock Bottom Ranch | August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016, 7:00AM - 10:00AM
Weather: mostly cloudy
Location: Rock Bottom Ranch


North Star Birding: The South Side of the River | August 11, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016, 7:30AM - 9:30AM
Weather: mostly sunny
Location: North Star


Tune In! Bird Songs & Behaviors Species List | June 30 & July 1, 2016

Thursday & Friday, June 30 &* July 1, 2016, 9AM - 4PM
Location: Hallam Lake, North Star Nature Preserve, Independence Pass & Rock Bottom Ranch


Native Flows and the Functions of North Star Nature Preserve

Over the past two weeks temperatures rose, snow in the high country melted, and creeks and rivers hit their high mark for the year in the Upper Roaring Fork Valley. 

We have been very interested in how the shutting down of the Twin Lakes diversion affected Roaring Fork River (RFR) flows into North Star Nature Preserve and Aspen. For more about on the Twin Lakes diversion check out this article from Aspen Journalism.