News and Poos.

Sorry about the title. It’s been a rather long week and I’ve gone into keep-it-as-simple-as-possible mode. We have some news. Some big news. Before I get to that though, today was Phil’s birthday. Happy Birthday!! Here he is having his morning cappuccino and being an awesome dad. We got woken up bright and early by […]

Prospect Ponds

First time visit to Prospect Ponds in Fort Collins. I’d like to come back at a better time of day for photographs however we did see a lovely White-tailed deer so that was fun. It was a stormy afternoon but we got the walk done in between rain showers. I’m posting the pictures here because I’ve […]

Another Morning

Another early morning walk in Fort Collins Natural Areas has yielded some fun finds. This morning I saw my first ever Cinnamon Teal and Black-Crowned Night Heron as well as a Yellow Headed Blackbird, and some others. Was hoping to see a fox or maybe some raccoons, but no such luck. I did however see […]

Morning Walk

These are from a morning walk at Riverbend Ponds, Fort Collins.  A few days ago I found a little Yellow Warbler nest that had 5 eggs and this morning was full of fluff and beaks. No pictures yet, but I’ll be keeping an eye on the babies. All taken with a 5D Mk II and […]

Backyard Birds

We get a lot of different birds in our backyard and I’ve been having fun watching them. I’ve just bought a fancy new lens that I’m hoping will improve my photographs of these delightful creatures. I’ll add what I’ve seen so far and try and note my lens and specs.  This is not a list […]

McMurray Natural Area

It was a first time visit for us today to McMurray Natural area. We parked at the Hemlock street carpark and walked west from there. We looped around the ponds and walked back along the river up through the Salyer Natural Area and towards Legacy Park before turning back towards our car. That was just […]