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Speaker Series: Birding at the Denver Zoo –Diversity, Connection, Conservation

Jan 29, 2023 7:00PM—7:30PM

Online Via Zoom

Join CFO and Anton Morrison, Animal Keeper at Denver Zoo, for a talk on January 29th. Anton will be speaking about birding at the Denver Zoo including aspects of diversity, connections, and conservation. Anton will focus on species, habitats, and different birding projects in and around the zoo campus in Denver’s City Park. Anton Morrison…

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Pinyon Jay Community Science Project – CFO Introductory Presentation

Dec 15, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM


Pinyon Jays are iconic, but declining, members of the pinyon-juniper woodland community across the intermountain west, including Colorado. Colorado Field Ornithologists (CFO) is collaborating with Great Basin Bird Observatory and other partners across six states on the observatory’s Pinyon Jay Community Science Project.  CFO needs your assistance collecting data across the state.    Why Map Pinyon Jay Habitat…

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Colorado Field Workshop Series: Lyons female hummingbird ID lead by John Vanderpoel

Aug 16, 2022 8:00AM—11:00AM

Lyons, CO

We will assemble on Davis’s deck and watch for the four expected species among the dozens of hummers that visit his feeders: Broad-tailed, Black-chinned, Rufous and Calliope Hummingbirds. Guidance and instruction will focus on identifying the cryptic females/immatures of these species. The event will last three hours. John Vanderpoel is a lifelong birder and the…

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Colorado Field Workshop Series: Lower Boulder County Foothills Banding Workshop Led by Scott Rashid

Aug 14, 2022 7:00AM—9:00AM

Lower foothills of Boulder County. Exact address will be given to participants.

This is a hummingbird banding and study workshop. Birders will get a chance to see up close the beauty of these flying jewels. We hope to see all four species. Additional bird feeders will provide viewing and photographic opportunities when the hummers take a break. The workshop concludes at 9:00 AM but participants may stay…

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Colorado Field Workshop Series: Hummingbirds at Ranch in Larkspur, CO

Aug 10, 2022 8:30AM—10:30AM

Ranch in Larkspur, CO

We will be observing hummingbirds at the feeders at Haystack Ranch which is adjacent to Sandstone Ranch and Pike National Forest. The owners have graciously given permission for this field trip, as during migration this location is very popular with these birds. We will be walking on a dirt road from our parking spot (ranch…

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Colorado Field Trip Workshop Series: Hummingbirds (and more!) in Mancos, CO

Aug 06, 2022 7:00AM—9:00AM

Mancos in eastern Montezuma County

Numerous hummingbird feeders are maintained at this 37-acre private property in Mancos set in pinyon pine and juniper habitat. All are welcome. No prior knowledge of skills required; questions welcomed. We will focus on identification of all four regularly occurring hummingbird species in Colorado. Other species we expect to see include: Western and Mountain bluebirds,…

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