Recent USA and North American Trips 6/30/21 – 7/1/21

6/30/21 – 7/11/21 We headed out west to see family and also did some birding! We hit CO, NV, ID, MT, ND before heading home once again. We loved seeing the Gunnison Sage-Grouse, Calliope Hummingbird, and Mountain Plover, while the Eared Grebes feeding and carrying their tiny chicks on their backs in ND was a definite highlight!

7/1/21 Mount Evans, Denver area, CO: Broad-tailed Hummingbird (m,f).

6/30/21 – 7/1/21 Castlewood Canyon State Park, near Denver, CO : Rock Wren , Spotted Towhee , Violet-green Swallow , Virginia’s Warbler , and Western Bluebird .

6/30/21 – 7/1/21 Castlewood Canyon State Park, near Denver, CO: Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay , Song Sparrow , Lazuli Bunting , Cooper’s Hawk , Cordilleran Flycatcher , House Wren , and Canyon Wren .