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Backyard Birds Archives - Denver Audubon

These posts are all about bird sightings.

Back Yard Birds – April 15, 2020

Spring Arrivals Always Captivate Bird Watchers by Hugh Kingery This year, swallows started the chain of arrivals. Mary Fran O’Connor, March 14, saw two Northern Rough-winged Swallows—very very early. On March 17, Amy Cervene “heard my first calling Say’s Phoebe in Highlands Ranch.   Pretty sure I startled some neighbors when I called back to him


Back Yard Birds: Wild Turkeys

Wild Turkeys by Karen Metz Around 18 years ago, Colorado Parks and Wildlife released 10 banded Wild Turkeys within a quarter mile of my home in Franktown. This area has a pine-oak habitat, a common ecosystem for turkeys. Within two years, only one of the hens with a leg band remained; so almost all of


Backyard Birds

Backyard Birds – March 24, 2020 Bluebirds have arrived! On February 27, Brenda Beatty saw five Mountain Bluebirds along County Road 105 near Sedalia. At the Denver Audubon office (back in the days before it closed) Rhonda Shank saw “two Mountain Bluebirds sitting pretty on stalks of mullein outside the office! Thanks to Betty Glass