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    25  Jul

    Hummingbird Study | July 17, 2018

    Walking through the forest in and around Aspen, it is not unusual to hear the loud, high-pitched vibration of a male Broad-tailed Hummingbird whizzing past. The males of this species have specialized primary feathers that taper out and away from its body to create this sound, announcing its presence while aggressively defending its territory. The Broad-tailed “hummer” is commonly-recognized as our resident species, but is actually one of four hummingbird species that can be found in the Roaring Fork Valley. 

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    06  Jul

    Morning Birding Species List | July 2, 2018

    Tuesday, July 2, 2018, 7:00AM - 10:00AM
    Weather: Sunny
    Location: Hallam Lake and Aspen Grove Cemetery,

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    29  Jun

    Fire Danger: Putting this year in perspective

    There’s no doubt that fire danger in the Roaring Fork Valley is high. Today the US Forest Service along with Pitkin and Eagle counties put a fire ban in place. And by now we’ve all seen a Smokey the Bear sign with the words “Very High” or “Extreme” but how serious is the danger? The news isn’t good.

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    25  Jun

    North Star Birding Series Species List | June 22, 2018

    Friday, June 22, 2018, 6:30AM - 9:30AM
    Weather: Light cloud cover
    Location: North Star Nature Preserve

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