As Spring roars in like a lion with blizzards (the weather people call them bomb cyclones), more and more birds are beginning to migrate through Colorado. Ice has melted from the lakes, and waterfowl are returning–some on their way to other locations, and some… Continue Reading “Everything is Beautiful!”
As the sun was setting, a juvenile Bald Eagle was eating something in a tree across the meadow. Before long, a mature Eagle came to make a challenge. It circled the tree and then landed at the top. Next came a couple of good… Continue Reading “Bald Eagle Intimidation”
Did you know that the Double-crested Cormorant can dive to depths of 60 feet below the water surface, and stay under water for as long as 70 seconds?
Did you know that the “ears” on a Great Horned Owl are not ears at all? They are tufts of feathers call “plumicorns.” These feather tufts help them blend in with their surroundings. The Owl’s ears are actually on the sides of their heads… Continue Reading “Great Horned Owls are Very Interesting”
There is so much to see outside! Not only is being outside and away from the screens a good break, but it’s educational, too! A walk in a park is refreshing, and such a great opportunity for kids to learn about birds and other… Continue Reading “Kids Need to Get Outside!”