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Bird nerd alert: Rare yellow feathered cutie spotted in San Luis Valley bush for first time in over 100 years

It might have been his car engine ticking away the summer heat that Eric DeFonso heard when he switched off the ignition in the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge on July 12. But it was still early morning, and cool. He hadn’t driven that far from his campsite. And DeFonso had spent hundreds of hours […]

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Scientists want Coloradans to turn off their lights to help migrating birds

While you slept over the weekend, an estimated 9.5 million birds took to Colorado’s sky. During the peak of this spring songbird migration period, over 350 million birds fly over the continent each night, pursuing the rush of tasty bugs and warm weather that comes with spring, the resources and conditions necessary to raise their […]