How to Find Hummingbirds 101

Some cool facts about hummingbirds: The patch of feathers on the throat of a hummingbird is called a gorget; Hummingbirds don't have well developed feet, since they fly so often; They don't really have their own call; They can beat their wings as slow as...

Western Hummingbird Partnership Project Continued

[caption id="attachment_10902" align="alignleft" width="300"] What I "spotted" instead of a hummingbird[/caption] This week I tested some of the apps that we are considering using for our project. I went out to a trail to look for hummingbirds. The characteristics of hummingbirds that people love (small and...

Western Hummingbird Partnership Project

Our new project at the office is the Western Hummingbird Partnership project. Well, it isn't really new, but we are finally able to develop it more. The project is an international research study that strives to determine how the relationship between flowers and hummingbirds is...

Back to the Office

This week was a pretty short week for me. We wrapped up Walk in the Wild by unpacking all of our boxes, writing the report, sending thank you letters, and handing silent auction prizes to the winners. I am curious to see what this summer...

May 21st

On May 21st, I hosted my first International Migratory Bird Day event at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat near Boulder. The whole day was hectic. I parked my car and we start unloading right away. The stuff from my car is going this way and that...

Washington DC

I arrived in our country's capital, Washington DC, yesterday. It has been nothing but running around since, and I love it. I LOVE traveling. I have only been to the East Coast once, and it was a long time ago. So now I am very...

International Migratory Bird Day

This week has been pretty hectic. We are wrapping up everything for Walk in the Wild, and preparing our station for the International Migratory Bird Day. Walk in the Wild is looking great. But, holy moly, I didn't realize how much goes into planning an event....

Earth Day!

Happy Late Earth Day! Well, I guess every day is Earth Day when you love nature! Last Saturday I hosted a table at the city of Westminster's Earth Day event. Overall, the day was great. I did have to windproof my table with the help...