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The 193,060-acre Pawnee National Grassland lies 35 miles east of Fort Collins and 25 miles northeast of Greeley in Weld County. Facilities are limited on the grassland, recreation opportunities are not. The Pawnee is an internationally known birding area. It supports many bird species, especially d…
04.15.2017 07:30
Pawnee National Grasslands, Briggsdale, United States
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From Gary Lefko
Retreat to the solitude of the prairie as we venture where seldom birders go ... the eastern side of Pawnee National Grassland. There are a few water spots in area--had a Willet 10 days ago. Trip I did (7/7) proved fruitful for Burrowing Owl (60), Dickcissel (8) and even unexpected Sharp-tailed Grou…
07.14.2018 06:30
Pawnee National Grassland, Stoneham, United States
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From Gary Lefko
RSVP: coloradobirder@yahoo.com Come view the fabulous wintering raptors of northwest Weld County's "Raptor Alley". Meet at the, now closed, Nunn Cafe on south side of Nunn along Hwy 85 (across from east grain elevators). Main routes to Nunn are: I-25N to Wellington to Larimer CR 64E (aka Nunn Road …
03.03.2018 08:30
Northwest Weld County, Nunn, United States
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From Gary Lefko
Meet 0630 at Burger King in Wellington on west side of I-25.  It is a little under two hour trip to 8 miles west of Laramie, Wyoming to get to GLEES research area.  This trip weather-dependent. We'll explore the research property hoping to find common species of gray jay, chickadees, junco, creeper,…
10.07.2017 06:30
Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site (GLEES), Laramie, United States
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From Gary Lefko
The Pawnee National Grassland is a birder’s and wildflower enthusiast’s paradise. The more than 190,000 acres hosts an amazing array of birds, wildflowers, plants and animals that fills the prairie with song and sights to behold. April can be an excellent month for seeing migrant and breeding bird…
05.12.2018 07:30
Pawnee National Grassland, Briggsdale, United States
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From Gary Lefko
Meet at Nunn Cafe 0730.  We'll explore Cheyenne, WY's Important Birding Areas: Hereford Ranch and Lion's Park.  We'll then to Weld CR 1224 and 124 Ponds to see what shorebirds might be there. If not, too late in day maybe Crow Valley Campground, too.  Bring lunch, snacks and water.  Return to cafe 2…
09.10.2017 07:30
Hereford Ranch, Lion's Park and Weld CR 122 and 124 Ponds, Cheyenne, Wyoming and Northern Colorado, United States
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From Gary Lefko
"Brown-capped Rosy-Finches: Sirens of the Mountain Tops" Fort Collins Senior Center, 1200 Raintree Dr. Brown-capped Rosy Finches (Leucosticte australis) nest at higher elevations than any other bird species in the United States, and their breeding distribution is almost entirely limited to Colorad…
09.14.2017 19:00
Fort Collins Senior Center, Fort Collins, United States
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From Gary Lefko
Directions to Pinello Ranch Take South Academy Exit from I-25, exit #135. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left heading north on Academy Blvd. Approximately 1/4 mile on right exit onto Hwy 85. Turn right onto Hwy 85 and take first right into Pinello Ranch. Drive straight, passing through the mai…
11.12.2016 08:30
Pinello Ranch, Colorado Springs, United States
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From Gary Lefko
Calling all bird lovers! — Break out those binoculars and join Bluff Lake Volunteer Naturalists and expert birders as they guide you through the trails at Bluff Lake in search of avian adventures. These walks are FREE! More bird species have been identified at Bluff Lake than any other natural area …
12.02.2017 08:00
Bluff Lake Nature Center, Denver, United States
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From Gary Lefko
http://dfobirds.org/FieldTrips/UpcomingTrips.aspx Pratyaydipta Rudra & Sreemala Das Majumder (Email: pratyayr@gmail.com Phone: 919-699-4043)Trail Difficulty: ModerateMaximum Participants: 10Directions: Meet at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 6060 N Broadway to carpool. Exit I-25 at 58th Ave, g…
12.10.2016 08:00
Denver-area, Denver-area, United States
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From Gary Lefko
http://dfobirds.org/FieldTrips/UpcomingTrips.aspx David Suddjian (Email: dsuddjian@gmail.com Phone: 831-713-8659)Trail Difficulty: ModerateMaximum Participants: 12Directions: Meet at the south end of South Platte Park near C-470. From C-470 take the Platte Canyon Rd/South PlattePark exit. From Plat…
12.28.2016 07:31
South Platte Park, Denver-area, United States
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From Gary Lefko
Meet for birders’ breakfast of coffee, juice, bagels, and donuts at the feeder patio of Front Range Birding Company.  Afterward, we’ll watch for area birds and then the group will carpool to nearby birding hotspots with guidance from Audubon Master Birders. Meeting Place: Front Range Birding Compan…
07.07.2018 08:00
Denver-area, Denver, United States
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From Gary Lefko
Winter can be an exciting time on the eastern plains of Colorado, as winter raptors patrol the prairies and waterways; be on the lookout for rough-legged hawk, golden eagle, and prairie falcon. In the afternoon, travel to Jackson Lake State Park, where long-eared owls winter in the Russian olive thi…
12.15.2016 07:45
Eastern Plains, Denver-area, United States
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From Gary Lefko
Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise! This is a great opportunity to learn about the birds of the Denver area. Bring binoculars, field guides, water and a snack. We can lend you binoculars and …
06.03.2018 08:00
Audubon Center at Chatfield, Denver, United States
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From Gary Lefko