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Boulder’s Birdwatching Hotspots: A Guide to the Avian Wonders of the Rockies

May 8th, 2024

Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder, Colorado, is a haven for nature enthusiasts and birdwatchers alike. With its diverse ecosystems, including grasslands, forests, and wetlands, Boulder offers a wealth of birdwatching opportunities. Whether you’re a seasoned birder or a newcomer to the hobby, Boulder’s birdwatching hotspots are sure to captivate you with their avian wonders. Exploring Boulder’s Rich Avian Diversity Boulder, Colorado, boasts an impressive array of bird species, thanks to its unique blend of habitats. The city’s proximity to the Rocky... Read More

Boulder’s Birding Beauties: Uncovering the Best Spots for Birdwatchers

March 26th, 2024

Colorado is a haven for nature enthusiasts, and Boulder, with its stunning natural landscapes, is a paradise for birdwatchers. The diverse ecosystem of Boulder, Colorado, provides ample opportunities for birdwatching, making it one of the best birdwatching destinations in the state. Whether you’re a seasoned birder or just starting out, Boulder offers a plethora of hidden gems for birdwatching enthusiasts to explore. Boulder: A Birdwatching Paradise Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is home to a rich variety of bird species, making it an ideal destination for birdwatching... Read More

Boulder to Florida: In Pursuit of Bird-Inspired Motivation

March 11th, 2024

pic Lenny Lensworth Frieling The Kingfisher speaks to Boulder and for itself. This seriously cute bird is a birdwatcher’s favorite. It’s easy to see why! Seeing a Kingfisher perched on a branch is truly Motivational, for Monday and for any other day. The Kingfisher, a captivating symbol of vibrancy and agility, belongs to the family Alcedinidae and is renowned for its dazzling plumage and expert fishing abilities. These birds are most commonly found near rivers, lakes, and coastal regions, making habitats rich in water their preferred domain. The Kingfisher’s distinctive features... Read More

Best Birdwatching Locations in the Boulder Area

November 5th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado, is a bird watcher’s paradise. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, this city is surrounded by diverse habitats that attract a wide variety of bird species throughout the year. From the high-elevation forests to the wetlands and grasslands of the plains, Boulder offers something for every birding enthusiast. One of the most popular birding spots in Boulder is the Boulder Creek Path. This paved trail follows the winding Boulder Creek for five and a half miles and provides bird watchers with easy access to a variety of habitats, including riparian areas, cottonwood groves,... Read More

Interest in Bird Watching On the Rise as Americans Head Outside

May 3rd, 2020

As coronavirus restrictions continue, Americans are forced to recognize things they may not have been paying attention to before. Bird watching is one category that has seen a spike as people have the time and the opportunity to head outdoors and take up a new hobby. Many Americans have personally noted their own interest in bird watching, but the numbers don’t lie either. Downloads of the National Audubon Society’s bird identification app in March and April doubled compared to this time last year, and unique visits to its website are up by a half-million. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology... Read More

Walden Ponds

December 18th, 2014

Walden Ponds Park, owned and managed by Boulder County, is a small gem nestled into Gunbarrel, on the outskirts of Boulder. The park hosts anglers, bird-watchers, walkers, runners, and many a nature program. While the park sustained some flood damage, the majority of the trails are open as well as the fishing areas. The park is popular throughout the year for bird watching, with many migratory birds stopping over, such as white pelicans. The park is much quieter than some other parks on the plains around Boulder, which is especially true in winter, making it a great place to take a break from daily... Read More