Recent Entries

  • Raptor Alley Trip Report

    Hi all   Results from first Raptor Alley tour of season. Morning session was perfect weather and first bird out of the gate was a Merlin down the road from my house. She was later seen after the the trip chowing on a meadowlark in our field atop a post. We had 33 raptors in all and about 20 o...
  • Parrots of the U. S.

    Hi all Just finished reading "A Field Guide to the Feral Parrots of the US" from Cool Green Science. I share this because it was actually a parrot species that fueled by interest in birding (as well as TX and FL fledgling birding trails) in late 90s. Living in Colorado Springs we had a feral Monk P...
  • 700 Million Grassland Birds Lost Since 1970

    Hi all The Pawnee National Grassland faces conservation peril. Our Nation’s grasslands and endemic species, as a whole, are in jeopardy (White et al 24:26) as well. The Colorado shortgrass prairie ecosystem (in part the Pawnee National Grassland) has been identified at serious risk in terms...