Often mistaken for a hummingbird, the white-lined sphinx moth is often seen enjoying nectar from the same flowers as hummers, such as these nasturtiums. These moths are active both day and night, and you may […]
One never knows where they might find old, abandoned cars, trucks and machinery. Sometimes far back on old logging roads in the foothills or retired farm access roads in the plains that are now accessible […]
Hummingbirds are already heading south for the winter. Feeder visits by broad-tailed hummers are dwindling, with males being the first to leave. Rufous and calliope hummingbirds have already gone.
The Rist Canyon road resurfacing project is all but done. There will be no construction-related delays for those attending the Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department’s Mountain Festival on Sunday, September 3, across from Fire Station […]
If you have milkweed plants in your garden or yard, you may have seen monarch butterfly caterpillars munching away over the summer. Northern Colorado is not part of a major migration route, but you may […]
No, he doesn’t have a bad case of the mumps—he’s getting ready for colder weather. This golden-mantled ground squirrel is having his way with bird seed, packing away his winter supply. Don’t forget that bears […]
The May snowstorm caused a lot of bird nest failures. Many birds were on their nests, incubating eggs. Others were busy feeding hatchlings. Three or more feet of snow fell, and the parents couldn’t keep […]