Tag Archives: Nature

Merry Christmas!

Let Heaven and Nature Sing _____ Belted Kingfisher, Ring-billed Gull, Gray Catbird   Advertisements

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Blooms, Bugs, and Birds

What do you do when you run out of birds to see? With around 10,000 different species, that may seem like a silly question. Who could ever see them all? Most of us will never have the prospect of traveling … Continue reading

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Natural Landscaping

Two years ago, our new home was a blank slate. Nothing grew on our lot, not even weeds. We’re located on a hillside, and the summer rains were eroding the subsoil left by the builder. It could have been discouraging, … Continue reading

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Parting Shots

As the year quickly passes into history, I traditionally post some “parting shots.” This year’s photos were all taken on our trip to Australia this fall. I hope they bring a smile as we finish 2016. (You can see previous … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Nature-ing

Where do you go birding in the middle of the summer? With highs at home well into the 90s, Pete, our friend Debbie, and I headed up to Rocky Mountain National Park for four days of cooler temperatures in a … Continue reading

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Except…

We’re familiar with these facts: Brown Pelicans are saltwater birds, sticking to the coasts. It’s only the male bird that sings. Birds that migrate fly north in the spring and south in the fall. Great Blue Herons eat aquatic insects, … Continue reading

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See You at the Festival

There are many places to look for birds in the Pikes Peak region. Take a hike around a mountain lake. Stroll around a mountain lake looking and listening for returning summer residents. Enjoy a hike in the aromatic junipers and … Continue reading

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