Post Profile






October at South Platte Park

On this bright, crisp October morning, I returned to South Platte Park in southwest Metro Denver. Though the weather was glorious, the birding was fair at best; no doubt, the recent warm weather in the West has, once again, slowed the autumn migration.A modest number of American wigeon, American coot and pied-billed grebes were observed on the lakes and ponds, joining`the resident mallards.
read more

share

Related Posts


Duck Count Doldrums

Hobbies / Nature : Nature's Blog

Despite the warm, sunny weather (or perhaps because of it) the March waterfowl count at South Platte Park was rather dull this morning. The recent summer-like conditions have totally opened the ponds, lakes and wetlands throughout t...

Visitor from the Desert Southwest

Hobbies / Nature : Nature's Blog

On my usual birding walk at South Platte Park this morning, sightings were unremarkable except for a large number of yellow warblers and the presence of an ash-throated flycatcher. The latter bird, rare along the Colorado Front Rang...

Birding in Bad Weather

Hobbies / Nature : Nature's Blog

Since we are leaving on our California road trip tomorrow, I decided to get in one more visit to South Platte Park. While recent visits to the preserve occurred on warm, sunny days, this morning promised a different experience; low ...

Chat Alley

Hobbies / Nature : Nature's Blog

At South Platte Park, in southwest Metro Denver, a trail meanders along a low ridge on the west side of Eaglewatch Lake. Winding through a landscape of shrubby meadows, lakeside woodlands and groves of cottonwoods, this trail is one...

Quiet and cool at South Platte Park

Hobbies / Nature : Nature's Blog

On this cool, cloudy morning along the Colorado Front Range, I returned to South Platte Park in southwest Metro Denver. Except for the friendly chatter of chickadees and the distant calls of belted kingfishers, the refuge was notice...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC