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    07  Feb

    Morning Birding Species List | February 6, 2018

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 8:30AM - 11:30AM
    Weather: Partly cloudy with periods of snowfall. 
    Location: Hallam Lake, and private residence on West Buttermilk Road.

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    01  Feb

    Has This Winter Felt Warm to You Too?

    While many may shiver at the thought of spending the night outside during the winter season, the ACES Golden Eagle handles cold temperatures just fine. For ACES staff, however, it's hard to imagine the Golden Eagle spending the night out in the cold, so we have heat lamp set up in case temperatures are forecasted to drop below 0° F. Having evolved in the Roaring Fork Valley, the Golden Eagle is well adapted to winter. Just as mammals grow extra thick fur as it gets colder, birds will grow additional down feathers prior to the onset of this harsh season.

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    05  Dec

    Morning Birding Species List | December 5, 2017

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 8:30AM - 11:30AM
    Weather: clear and cold.
    Location: Hallam Lake, and Hunter Creek Trail

    Species Identified  

    Canada Goose
    Mallard
    Eurasian Collared-Dove
    Steller's Jay
    Black-billed Magpie
    American Crow
    Black-capped Chickadee
    Mountain Chickadee
    White-breasted Nuthatch
    Red-creasted Nuthatch
    American Dipper
    House Finch

     

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    08  Nov

    Morning Birding Species List | November 7, 2017

    Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 8:00AM - 11:00AM
    Weather: mostly sunny
    Location: Hallam Lake, Ute Cemetery, and Wheeler Ditch Trail

    Species Identified  

    Mallard
    Red-tailed Hawk
    Belted Kingfisher
    Steller's Jay
    Black-billed Magpie
    American Crow
    Black-capped Chickadee
    White-breasted Nuthatch
    Golden-crowned Kinglet
    Gray Catbird

     

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