Tag: Raptor

Springtime is Baby Time at Barr Lake

Friends of Barr Lake is proud to support the education, recreation, and conservation efforts of Barr Lake State Park.  These activities help to maintain an environment where wildlife thrives throughout the park.  Spring is a wonderful time to visit the park.  You might see…

Bald Eagle Intimidation

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…

Great Horned Owls are Very Interesting

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…

Kids Need to Get Outside!

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…

48 Eagles Counted on March 9th

One of our friends, Bill Hutchinson, counted 48 Eagles on March 9th at Barr Lake State Park.  He took this beautiful photo at the Archery Range in the Park.

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