Flicker solutions: The March/April 2010 Aikorns has an article about Northern Flickers attacking a house. While the story is meant to be humorous, it is based on a real issue—what do we do when the birds we love start causing severe property damage? Here’s one solution that seems to be (mostly) working.

What to do if you find an injured or abandoned baby birds.

What to do if you find a banded bird.

Colorado bird checklists

Life expectancy of some Colorado birds

Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas, 2nd ed.: This Atlas provides the most current and comprehensive information on Colorado breeding bird distribution, habitat use, and breeding ecology. Cost is $75 plus shipping.

10 Things You Can Do For Birds: Plant a garden. Be a citizen scientist. Join “Lights Out.” Keep your cat indoors! Your steps can make a difference.