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Cold Weather Birds

We woke up to 12o F (-11o C) in central Colorado — we have yet to have a significant snowfall in the foothills west of Denver. It’s been a little odd to see so many different types of winter birds … Continue reading

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Not reindeer, but…

We had a small herd of deer come into our yard this week. We’ve had deer in the neighbor’s yards before (Backyard Deer), but with our dogs, this is the first time in years that they’ve come into ours. The … Continue reading

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Cornices

My brother and I took a quick trip up to the top of Berthoud Pass to take some photographs of snow cornices earlier this week. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a cornice is “the decorative top edge of a building or … Continue reading

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Snow-eaters melt the snow

Where did all the snow go? Last week at this time, the Front Range was entirely blanketed in several inches of the white stuff. Today, it’s almost gone. Where did it go? The Answer: Chinooks. Chinooks are warm dry winds. … Continue reading

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More Snow a Good Thing

I know that we’re all tired of snow this spring. But believe it or not, we need one more storm to drop a couple of inches in the high country. Why do we need more snow? Last week’s storm brought … Continue reading

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