Photo Galleries: Colorado Grouse I 2009 Brian Gibbons

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Colorado Grouse

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From the alpine tundra at Loveland Pass to the riparian woodlands in Cottonwood canyon, we traversed Colorado seeking grouse, from a high elevation of 12,000 feet to a low of 3,500 feet in southeast Colorado, where we found the Rufous-crowned Sparrow. We got off to a great start with a fine, albeit distant display of 35 Gunnison Sage-Grouse. Our circumnavigation of Colorado had begun. Poncha Springs was busy with birds delayed by the snowstorm. Western Bluebirds, Clark's Nutcrackers, Red-... Read More