Similar, but Different

A couple more inhabitants of Echo Lake were observed during our brief stop. The Colorado Chipmunk (Tamias quadrivittatus):       and the Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus lateralis):         I hope I got the ID’s right on these two mammals! As you can see, there clearly is a difference in the stripe […]

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Duck Attack!

When we left Maroon Bells (Colorado), we headed through Independence Pass (quite a journey in itself! … hitting low visibility and heavy snow showers at the peak … and a view straight down the mountainside!) on our way to Mount Evans. Once we reached our turnoff to head up to Mount Evans, we drove a […]

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