CFO News

Nominate Someone You Know for the 2023 CFO Awards

May 2, 2023

Any CFO member can make a nomination for an award, so we’d like to hear from you!

white and gray gull with wings extended.

Help Record Rare Birds in Colorado with the Colorado Birds Records Committee

March 6, 2023

The Colorado Bird Records Committee has been in existence for 50 years and the aim is to document rare birds that are found in the state of Colorado.

Youth & Student Scholarships for 2023 CFO & WFO Joint Convention — Copper Mountain in July

February 14, 2023

WFO and CFO are happy to announce that applications for youth and student scholarships to attend the joint CFO-WFO convention at Copper Mountain, Summit County, Colorado on July 19–23, 2023 are now open.

Upcoming Training for New Dinosaur Ridge Hawk Watch Volunteers

January 26, 2023

Dinosaur Ridge Hawk Watch is seeking volunteers to monitor raptor migration on Dinosaur Ridge during the spring migration season.

2022/2023 Global Avian Flu Outbreak in Colorado

January 20, 2023

Dead geese are scattered on the ice of local lakes and reservoirs. Egg prices are over $7 per dozen and the shelves are still bare. Friends and social media posts are recommending removing our songbird feeders. What is going on?

“Keep Colorado Wild” Pass available in 2023

December 12, 2022

Beginning in January 2023 you can include a $29 Colorado State Park pass with your vehicle registration.

Red Crossbill sitting on ground.

A New Crossbill for Colorado

December 10, 2022

Middle Park is your best bet for finding Cassia Crossbills in Colorado, but you’ll need sharp ears to tell them apart from the other Red Crossbills of the state.

Unique Sighting: Thick-billed Kingbird

October 27, 2022

The afternoon of September 21, 2022 was very gray with some rain. Linda Chittum and Ada Jones were driving country roads near Mack, Mesa County, Colorado looking for any birds that may be around on a dreary day. Read the article to hear Linda Chittum describe finding a Thick-billed Kingbird.

Image of a Canada Warbler on the cover of Colorado Birds jouranl

Colorado Birds Fall 2022 Available Now!

October 19, 2022

The digital Fall 2022 issue of Colorado Birds is now available to all CFO Members!