Colorado Field Ornithologists is now inviting qualifying organizations to submit proposals to be the beneficiary of the 2023 Colorado Birding Challenge.
How unique? This singing Yellow Rail was only the second ever for Colorado (first was in 1906).
Based on research done as an undergrad at CU Boulder, Johanna Bean’s proposal to split two subspecies from Eastern Meadowlark has been accepted the the AOS. The new species is the Chihuahuan Meadowlark.
Colorado Field Ornithologists to Donate Nearly $40,000 to Help Restore Habitat for the Endangered Gunnison Sage-Grouse
On July 8, 2022 the Colorado Field Ornithologists will present a check for nearly $40,000 to the Gunnison Basin Sagebrush Ecosystem Alliance (GB-SEA.)
A rare seagull that originates in Siberia and winters in Japan has been spotted in Larimer County, and birders are scrambling to catch a glimpse before it returns to its breeding grounds in the Arctic Circle.
CFO has an updated website with new membership and event registration systems! The website includes more resources for improving your birding skills and connecting with the Colorado birding community. This new system will provide you with an easier way to register for events and stay up to date with CFO.
As we say goodbye to 2021, and hello to 2022, many of you are working on New Year Resolutions. I am doing the same for CFO.
This past year I discovered that chickadees in Boulder are experiencing infections with SGS1, a highly invasive strain of the avian malaria parasite (Plasmodium relictum) that has not previously been reported in Colorado.