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The June 2013 field trips are scheduled and available on the web site. The trips will cover a variety of locations and habitats. Bob Shade is introducing a new location, be sure to check it out for June 22nd.
Get out there and enjoy the birds!
We have revised the Guidelines for Field Trip leaders to better reflect DFO policy. The major change is in the instructions for using eBird for reporting the birds seen on a field trip. We encourage all trip leaders to report … Continue reading
The Denver City Park field trip scheduled for April 13 has been change to Saturday, April 20. Here are the trip details. This will be a photography and behavior observation trip with leader Chuck Hundertmark (303-604-0531). Meet leader at 7 … Continue reading
Sunday, March 31th Bear Creek Lake Park
Leader, Paul Slingsby. Originally scheduled as a Guanella Pass Ptarmigan trip, this trip will now go to Bear Creek Lake Park. The road to the original destination has not been cleared. Please register with the leader (303-422-3728). Meet the leader, at 0800 at the northwest corner of C-470 and Morrison Rd. Carpool drivers will need a pass to BCLP. Ducks, cormorants, avocets and bluebirds will have begun migration by this date. Water should be open in the ponds and in Clear Creek so we should have an interesting day even if we can’t visit the ptarmigan. Telescopes and radios will be helpful. Half day trip.
The April 22, 2013, meeting of Denver Field Ornithologists has been moved from the Ricketson Auditorium to the Planetarium. Enter the Staff and Volunteer entrance on the north side of the museum and follow the signs to the Planetarium.
Research, Education and Conservation Funds available for 2013 Attention all DFO members! Through the many very generous donations given by membership the DFO Research, Education, and Conservation Fund has $5000 available for grants in 2013. Grants will be awarded for … Continue reading
Volunteers who work hard to schedule your field trip and the months for which they are responsible have been added to the website. These folks contact leaders and prepare the schedules and locations for field trips throughout the year. You … Continue reading
The update of the DFO Birders website for January and February has been completed. You will find here information on field trips in January and February as well as announcements for Programs in January, February and March. Please note that … Continue reading
The 59th Denver Area Christmas Bird Count has been compiled and we are posting the results on this web site. One hundred seven species were observed across the 22 areas and feeder sites, there were 31,552 individual birds on the … Continue reading
We have a full schedule of January field trips to help you start the New Year. The trips visit a variety of habitats and will get you started on your 2013 list if you are so inclined. Trips go to … Continue reading