Blackburnian Warbler at the Pueblo Mts. 06/14/2014 Sighting and photos by Christopher and Adrian Hinkle
Malheur NWR HQ Least Flycatcher. 06/03/2014 Photos by Alan Contreras
Keys to identification: Round body with thin tail; bold, complete eye ring; Smallest empidonax; conspicuous wing bars; small bill medium wide bill; Call is a che-Bec with an emphasis on the Bec; Dull olive above, whitish below.
Dancing Sandhill Crane on Hotchkiss Lane 03/16/2014
Lesser Sandhill Cranes and a couple of Snow Geese with one being a Blue Morph on Greenhouse Lane close to Burns. Thousands of Snow Geese with a few Ross's Geese have amassed in the fields around Burns. Small groups of cranes, mostly Lessers as these, are also being observed in the fields. Hundreds of Tundra Swans are easily seen in flooded fields on HWY 205 just south of town. TB 03/2/14