Fun Friday: Where’s Waldo?

On one of my trips back down from the summit of Mount Evans, a small group of Ptarmigan were encountered that were foraging among the rocks, beside the road. Ptarmigan reside in these higher altitudes, but are difficult to spot as they blend in so well with their surroundings. Luckily, this small group were walking […]

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A New “Life” Bird, the White-tailed Ptarmigan

While descending the Mount Evans Highway, and watching a large group of Mountain Goats as they descended, too, I happened to see some movement out in the tundra area. With a bit of luck, I saw a pair of White-tailed Ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura) that were running away from me. I had looked for these very […]

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