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Fountain Creek Christmas Bird Count – December 14, 2022 – Now FULL!

Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain

Fountain Creek Christmas Bird Count on 12/14!  Diana Beatty is coordinating the bird count and will need a few participants to assist.  Reach out to Diana ([email protected]) toward the end of November / start of December to work out area assignments.  There are a lot of private land count areas that will be coordinated.

Birds & Brews – Quail Lake & Urban Animal!

Quail Lake Park Corner of E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd and Quail Lake Rd.

Sunday, December 18 Quail Lake (10am)  followed by Urban Animal (12pm) - Quail Lake is a 22 acre reservoir on the southwest side of town used primarily for recreation like fishing and paddle boarding, but anywhere with this much water should be birded. We'll look for the usual winter suspects plus gulls and waterfowl. We

Christmas Eve Nature Walk – Fountain Creek

Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain

Join Diana Beatty and Aiken Audubon for a Christmas Eve Nature Walk - December 24, 2022, 9a-12n! Fountain Creek Nature Center offers a look into the marsh wildlife area with a variety of discovery experiences.  Easy walking trails are throughout, binoculars are available with advanced notice.  No reservations required.  Please arrive at the Fountain Creek

Birds & Brews – Prospect Lake and Local Relic

Prospect Lake 715 Prospect Lake Dr., Colorado Springs 715 Prospect Lake Dr, Colorado Springs, CO

Sunday, January 22 Prospect Lake at Memorial Park (9am) followed by Local Relic (11am) - Prospect Lake is an urban recreational site, but this large body of water is a magnet for waterfowl and gulls in the winter. Who knows what may pop up here! Afterwards we'll pop over to Local Relic, just a couple

Birds & Brews – Fountain Creek Nature Center & Peaks N Pines Brewing

Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain

Sunday, February 26 Fountain Creek Nature Center (9am) followed by Peaks N Pines Brewing Company (12pm) - With a mix of woodland, wetland, meadow, and pond habitats along Fountain Creek, the trails in Fountain Creek Regional Park are great all year for birding. We'll check out the birdfeeders, listen for Great Horned Owls and Virginia