Audubon Rockies Blog

Stories about birds and their conservation from the Audubon Network

Burrowing Owl. Photo: Madison Roberts/Audubon Photography Awards

Welcome to the Audubon Rockies Blog, your source of news, information, and stories about birds and their conservation and Colorado and Wyoming! If you'd like to contribute a post, send us an email!

Backyard Hummingbirds
Habitat Hero

Backyard Hummingbirds

How to identify our local species and attract them to your yard.

Forests, Feathers, and Fire
Community Naturalist

Forests, Feathers, and Fire

Colorado chapter starts a collaborative bird monitoring project.

Restoring St Vrain Creek
Western Rivers Initiative

Restoring St Vrain Creek

At a restoration project in Longmont, Colorado, volunteers are keeping invasive plants at bay.

How Do Hummingbirds Survive Spring Snowstorms?
Birds

How Do Hummingbirds Survive Spring Snowstorms?

Hint: They consume more than nectar

Opening the Floodgates
Gillmor Sanctuary

Opening the Floodgates

A look back on the 10-year anniversary of restoring water to South Shore Preserve.

Green-Tailed Towhee
Bird Of The Week

Green-Tailed Towhee

A colorful summer bird with a two-footed hop.

Encouraging Native Pollinators in Your Community
Habitat Hero

Encouraging Native Pollinators in Your Community

Students released 700 native bees in Pagosa Springs (and no one was stung)!

(Only) One Good Wet Year for Birds and People
Western Rivers Initiative

(Only) One Good Wet Year for Birds and People

June 2019 Western Water Newsletter

The Art of Photographing American Avocets
Blog

The Art of Photographing American Avocets

Make your photos stand out with these tips.

Hermit Thrush
Bird Of The Week

Hermit Thrush

Singer of one of the most beautiful songs in the forest

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