Connie Kogler

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Hi, my name is Connie Kogler and I have the privilege of leading bird walks at the ranch.

This coming Saturday, Nov 19th, we will be meeting at 8:30 at the Hilltop Parking lot, that is across the bridge and and up the hill at the ranch. We may split into 2 or more groups depending on numbers with a couple friends helping me lead. We will be birding different areas of the ranch. After birding we will meet back at the Hilltop for a campfire and hot drinks. Cost is $12 and includes drinks. If you are writing a check, make it out to Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch. Please email me at zblueheron@gmail.com to reserve your spot!

Wow, what a great day birding!

The “Birding The Big Thompson” monthly bird walk series had a special outing here at the ranch. The day broke, gray and beautiful with gently falling snow. Typical weather for April in Colorado. We tallied over 30 species of birds! Many of our participants saw new “life birds”, meaning it was the first time ever that they saw a specific species!

One of the highlights of the day was a Broad-winged Hawk with prey – an unfortunate Black-billed Magpie. Another was the gorgeous flock of Western Bluebirds – joined by one Mountain Bluebird.

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