Our May issue looks at NOCO birds and the people who love them, while also asking whether population growth, climate change, and other factors are thinning out the flocks. As a non-scientific experiment — and an excuse to post some pictures of weird-looking birds — we checked E-Bird’s Rare Bird Alert to see what’s been spotted in the last 7 days in Weld and Larimer counties. Here’s a small sample of who saw what, where, around NOCO in mid-May.
A Week’s Worth of NOCO Birds
For example, if you were anywhere in the vicinity of Carr, you might have caught a glimpse of an Upland Sandpiper.