Our first day in Colorado

All above were taken from our balcony at our hotel in Colorado Springs. As I was taking a picture of the mountain with the fog rolling in a magpie flew on to the balcony above us. I leaned over to get a blurry shot of him with a big bug. I then realized the trees near us also had magpies in them. This was my first timing seeing these. They are in the crow family but are much prettier than our fish crows back home.

I took a quick walk around the property before we headed out for the day and saw all of the above.

I had read that there was lots of wildlife on the hotel property but when I got to the lake there were the same ole birds I see at home. I thought “Really, I flew halfway across the country to see gulls, mallards and cormorants?” I get those in my backyard at home. But I did see a few different things over the week.

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2 Responses to Our first day in Colorado

  1. bettyl - NZ says:

    Such a wonderful part of the world! I love the things that you photograph–they are shots I would take, too 🙂

  2. Judee says:

    Thanks for sharing these amazing photos of such a beautiful area. Love the bird with something in the mouth, the water falling through the rocks, and the purple flower.

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