The art of migration

Take a moment to enjoy watching birds take to sky

A rare visitor to western Colorado is the Least sandpiper, which this year has been reported with many other shorebirds at Miramonte Reservoir south of Norwood. The bird has distinctive yellow legs and is the smallest of the small sandpipers known as “peeps.”



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A rare visitor to western Colorado is the Least sandpiper, which this year has been reported with many other shorebirds at Miramonte Reservoir south of Norwood. The bird has distinctive yellow legs and is the smallest of the small sandpipers known as “peeps.”

The wings of fall are beating. You might think it odd, after a long weekend when the temperature edged well into the 90s, birds already are heading toward their southern refuges. “At…




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