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Aiken Audubon Society

Colorado Springs
Aiken Audubon Society, named for naturalist Charles Aiken (1850-1936), began in April 1950 as the Aiken Ornithological Society. The AOS mainly studied birds and their habitats, wrote papers which are now housed in the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and had a series of Wildlife Film-Lectures as a community activity.

American Birding Association
Arkansas Valley Audubon Society

The geographical area served by the Arkansas Valley Audubon Society consists of that part of Colorado along the Arkansas River from its headwaters near Leadville to Holly at the Kansas border then south to New Mexico and west to the western edge of the San Luis Valley. Ours is a region of over 20,000 square miles.

Audubon Colorado
Audubon Colorado exists to inspire and work with people to conserve, restore and enjoy natural habitats in our state. We focus on birds and other wildlife through education, research, careful use of our resources, and by serving as strong voices for the natural world.

Birding in Colorado
This website has a list of birding spots in the Denver area along with what kinds of birds you are likely to see.
Birds of Prey Foundation

We are a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization whose mission is: treating injured and orphaned wildlife, primarily raptors, such as eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls and return healthy members of the breeding population to their natural habitat; fostering compassion for wildlife in distress and teach new generations through mentor ships, internships, lectures, and volunteer programs; working to continuously improve the high quality care and housing of captive raptors everywhere through education; observation, invention and exemplary ethics in their treatment and husbandry.

Black Canyon Audubon Society
Serving the communities of Gunnison, Delta, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel and Hinsdale Counties

Colorado Birding Society
This site has a list of interesting bird sightings from around the state and the date they were sighted.

Colorado Birding Trail
Find the best places to bird in Colorado. The Colorado Birding Trail is a major nature tourism initiative to promote non-consumptive outdoor recreation, conservation of resources by private landowners, and a diversified income for rural economies. The Birding Trail links outdoor recreation sites, both public and private, into a network of sites where visitors can observe birds and other wildlife, often in addition to archaeological and paleontological treasures. Completed in the southeast. Expanding into the southwest through June 2009.

Colorado Bird Watching Sites
National Geographic site with their list of bird watching sites in Colorado.

Colorado Field Ornithologists
Colorado Field Ornithologists exists to: promote the field study, conservation and enjoyment of Colorado birds; review sightings of rare birds through the Colorado Bird Records Committee; maintain the authoritative list of Colorado birds; publish Colorado Birds: The Colorado Field Ornithologists' Quarterly; conduct field trips and workshops, and hold annual conventions.

Denver Audubon
Audubon Society of Greater Denver is dedicated to maintaining the health of natural ecosystems through education, political action, scientific research, and land preservation. Primary focus is on birds, other wildlife, and ecosystems of the South Platte River watershed.

Denver Field Ornithologists
Our mission is to promote interest in the study and preservation of birds and their habitats. Members are encouraged (through meeting presentations and field trips) to learn about birds in the field, noting species and numbers, while familiarizing themselves with their songs and calls, as well as habits and habitats.

Fort Collins Audubon Society
To promote the appreciation, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife, through education, participation, stewardship, and advocacy.

Great Pikes Peak Birding Trail
The Great Pikes Peak Birding Trail (GPPBT) will help you find the best places for the best bird watching in the Centennial State. The first two fully defined counties, El Paso and Larimer, feature sites for birders, novice to expert, to find our feathered friends in every season. The GPPBT website features slideshows of all sites and birds typically found along their routes, plus descriptions of habitat, access, and when to go.

Gunnison Sage-Grouse
Since the late 1970's researchers became aware that the Sage-Grouse in the Gunnison Basin, Colorado were unique from Sage-Grouse found elsewhere in most of the United States.

Rashid Art & Rehabilitation
Originally from Wisconsin, Scott along with his wife Susan, live and work in Estes Park, Colorado. Presently Scott is implementing Birding Programs at both The YMCA Of The Rockies in Estes Park, and the Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch near Loveland, Colorado. He also works locally with Law Enforcement and Animal Control in the Recovery-Rehabilitation and Release of injured birds. Through Banding and Rehabilitation he has worked with birds as large as Eagles and as small as Hummingbirds. Scott is also an artist. Working mostly in Watercolor he uses his work to supplement his Bird Rehabilitation which can be very costly. Note Cards, Prints and Original work are always available.

Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory
Coloradans are familiar with the term "14ers," referring to the 54 peaks in the state that reach an elevation of 14,000 feet or higher. For birders and wildlife enthusiasts, another group of "14ers," the 14 major habitat zones of the state, are equally impressive and exciting.

USGS Bird Checklists
This site has a map showing where all the bird refuges are in Colorado.

Wild Bird Landing

Wild Birds Unlimited


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Moon Flight
Branson Reynolds

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