A bald eagle was recently spotted at the west end of Prairie Meadow Park in North Central Park. The Say’s Phoebe is one of the more common flycatchers that arrive here early in the spring and depart late in the fall.
These photos of the great blue heron, a ubiquitous large shorebird that hangs around shallow water hunting for fish, and the yellow warbler, a common song bird with bright color and a beautiful melody, were photographed recently at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge around Lake Ladora.
Local bird watcher and photographer George Ho, MD captured this photo of the Groove-billed Ani in Sand Creek.
Bird Walks: Oct. 2; and Nov. 6; 8 –10am. Join George Ho and other bird experts for a free guided walk around Bluff Lake. All are welcome. Bring your own binoculars or borrowed ones will be available. 11255 MLK Blvd. BluffLake.org
This month: the Turkey Vulture and the Lazuli Bunting, photographed at Bluff Lake.
The Swainson’s Hawk migrates here from Argentina to nest and raise young in April and returns to Argentina in September. Also, Ho documents the story of two hummingbird hatchlings born in a nest in his own yard.