Wildlife on Wildlife!

I've had a great experience so far being exposed to different projects. One big project I contributed to was the South West Flycatcher pedestrian survey at McEntire Simpson. This place has most likely been the most mosquitoes I've ever seen in one single place. I...

Peru Expedition in the Amazon!

I have recently returned from my trip to Peru for bird banding! It was a phenomenal life experience, one that I could definitely tell my grand kids about. I went on with CECCOT program which took in 12 students from the USA including a...

EFTA Crew Came Down For a Visit!

Hello bloggers! Welcome to my blog once again. I am happy to see you here catching up on the latest happenings and it was an eventful week alright. A few of us went out for the annual pedestrian snowy plover survey. We were able to...

Chainsaw training!

Hello everyone! I had quite the experience this week pheww!! I did chainsaw training all week. For the first portion of the two days were in-class learning. We learned where every single screw goes into, the instructors went into deep details on how to do...

More Whoot-Whoot activities

Hi bird lovers, this whole week I got to learn a bunch from other departments such as law enforcement, wildlife, geology, cultural, fire, etc.. This week was orientation week for Alex and me. We also did some really fun outreach this week! We used a...

Lovely male American Bittern displaying

This week it was very short for me, given that Memorial day was on Monday, it was quite a nice camping weekend for me. I haven't camped in Gunnison, CO near the Blue Mesa Reservoir, until this weekend and it was gorgeous! I went mountain...

Partners in crime

Hello y'all! Welcome back to my humble fun blog site. For this week's activities, I had a different experience from every other week I've been on duty. Alex and I went to Ranger management allotments with the experts in each department such as, recreation, vegetation,...

Office, Office, Office, Office workload

Hello bird enthusiasts! On this past week we had pretty low key days, mostly a lot of office workload. On Monday, we have done our usual avian surveys with substantially less numbers since migration already happened 2 weeks ago here in Colorado. Besides that, I...