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Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Monday 22nd August 2016, 00:08
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
Somehow, I've forgotten to list on here for...

Somehow, I've forgotten to list on here for several weeks. It's been a busy summer! Might've missed a few, but here's the ones I can recall:

67. Broad-tailed hummingbird (all summer in the...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Friday 24th June 2016, 23:43
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
64. Hermit thrush 65. Red-naped sapsucker 66....

64. Hermit thrush

65. Red-naped sapsucker

66. Brown-headed cowbird


#64 and #65 were up at Colorado State Forest State Park, #66 at Horsetooth Reservoir.
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Thursday 26th May 2016, 22:11
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
63. Lark sparrow A lovely little pair of lark...

63. Lark sparrow

A lovely little pair of lark sparrows over at Fossil Creek reservoir this morning. Also some egrets, but didn't have the time to investigate what sort.
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 11th May 2016, 20:53
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
Another first for the backyard: 62. Chipping...

Another first for the backyard:


62. Chipping sparrow


There were at least two of them, going after the dandelion puffs that I'd not managed to pull yet. Thanks, guys! ;)


...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Sunday 8th May 2016, 23:25
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
Finally a new face: 61. Green-tailed towhee A...

Finally a new face:


61. Green-tailed towhee


A first for the backyard/garden! He was so beautiful, bouncing around and warily feeding on the ground. Gorgeous bird.

I need to get out more and...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 23rd April 2016, 16:18
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
An overview of the birds so far: 1. Golden...

An overview of the birds so far:


1. Golden eagle
2. Bald eagle
3. Red-tailed hawk
4. American kestrel
5. Prairie falcon
6. Black-billed magpie
7. Common goldeneye
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 23rd April 2016, 15:36
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
For my own reference: Birds by the Numbers...

For my own reference:


Birds by the Numbers *

Of the 9700+ bird species in the world....

• 800+ species in North America

• 480+ have occurred in Colorado
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 23rd April 2016, 15:25
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
At Fossil Creek reservoir: 51. American Coot ...

At Fossil Creek reservoir:

51. American Coot (several flocks)

52. Say's Phoebe

53. Franklin's Gull (enormous flock, hovering constantly over the water)

54. Lesser Scaup
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Friday 15th April 2016, 14:48
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
In the backyard/garden: 49. Common Grackle...

In the backyard/garden:

49. Common Grackle

(Forgot to add to list. First one of the season on April 4th. This week his friends showed up.)


In the neighborhood:

50. Swainson's Hawk
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 9th April 2016, 17:15
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
At Lory State Park: 43. Mountain Bluebird...

At Lory State Park:

43. Mountain Bluebird (numerous)


At Rocky Mountain National Park:

44. Steller's Jay

45. Gray Jay
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 26th March 2016, 01:12
Replies: 17
Views: 3,611
Posted By Laura G. Young
Yes, do share, Eddy! Trevor -- Yeah, he was...

Yes, do share, Eddy!

Trevor -- Yeah, he was really into the sea, for sure. I often wonder if he was related to Ernest Shackleton, the polar explorer.

Resparza -- Thanks for the link! Very cool...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 26th March 2016, 00:56
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
In the neighborhood: 39. Rock Dove (flock) At...

In the neighborhood:

39. Rock Dove (flock)



At canal near the CSU Education Center:

40. American Wigeon (pair)
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Monday 21st March 2016, 03:21
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
38. American white pelican Saw three of them...

38. American white pelican

Saw three of them lazily circling over the house this afternoon. Just awesome. :)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th March 2016, 22:06
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By Laura G. Young
Wow, the one on the left looks ginormous! :eek!:

Wow, the one on the left looks ginormous! :eek!:
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Sunday 20th March 2016, 22:04
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By Laura G. Young
Thanks so much for your further thoughts on this,...

Thanks so much for your further thoughts on this, Corvus, DarkFireFalcon and Andy! I feel much better about not being able to initially identify this hybrid. I'm also leaning towards blue snow...
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 20th March 2016, 21:57
Replies: 17
Views: 3,611
Posted By Laura G. Young
Big time Bruno fan here, as well. :-) There's a...

Big time Bruno fan here, as well. :-)

There's a particular piece by Keith Shackleton that I adore, but can't seem to find anywhere online. His oceanscapes are so convincing that one could get...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Saturday 19th March 2016, 03:32
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
At Horsetooth reservoir and environs: 35. Common...

At Horsetooth reservoir and environs:

35. Common raven (7-9)
36. Hooded merganser (2)
37. Western scrub jay
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th March 2016, 15:04
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By Laura G. Young
Hi tril42! Would you take a gander at what breed...

Hi tril42! Would you take a gander at what breed of domestic it could be? (Haha sorry about the bad pun.) ;)
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Friday 18th March 2016, 14:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By Laura G. Young
Hi Indobirder! Thanks so much for your thoughts...

Hi Indobirder! Thanks so much for your thoughts on this.

Hum, perhaps a "blue" snow goose -- but what of the dark speckling on the head? :h?:

I agree about the cackling in the third.


Still...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 17th March 2016, 18:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By Laura G. Young
Cackling geese and hybrid challenge in Fort Collins, Colorado USA

Hi all --

I came across some interesting geese in November, and would be interested in your thoughts as to what they could be. My guess is 1) Cackling goose or Canada goose x snow goose, and 2) an...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 17th March 2016, 17:50
Replies: 17
Views: 3,611
Posted By Laura G. Young
Thanks, Larry! :) Corvus cornix: I, too, enjoy...

Thanks, Larry! :)

Corvus cornix: I, too, enjoy Charles Tunnicliffe and Archibald Thorburn. Do you have a fave from amongst their work?

Another childhood fave was Above the Uruba by the late...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Thursday 17th March 2016, 17:23
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
In the backyard: 30. Blue Jay (2) 31....

In the backyard:

30. Blue Jay (2)
31. Sharp-shinned hawk (first-year, possibly male? Very small in size.)

At Fossil Creek Reservoir:

32. Blue Heron (2-3)
33. Horned Grebe (3-5) Note: plumage was...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 16th March 2016, 19:49
Replies: 17
Views: 3,611
Posted By Laura G. Young
Great choices, resparza! Yeah, I'm a big-time...

Great choices, resparza!

Yeah, I'm a big-time fan of just about any of Durer's work. “Left Wing of a Blue Roller” is another all-time fave:...
Forum: Lists & Members Yearly Lists Wednesday 16th March 2016, 01:13
Replies: 16
Views: 5,151
Posted By Laura G. Young
29. American crow (2)

29. American crow (2)
Forum: Wildlife Art Sunday 13th March 2016, 22:53
Replies: 17
Views: 3,611
Posted By Laura G. Young
Your favorite paintings

I don't know about you, but I have many, many favorite wildlife paintings, and thought it'd be interesting to see what yours are.

As a little girl, I used to stare in wonder at Robert Bateman's...
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