birds http://aspenpublicradio.org en Basalt Snow Birds http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/basalt-snow-birds <p>Backyard bird feeders are especially popular and well-attended when the snow is deep. &nbsp;Birds spend the majority of their waking hours in the search for food. &nbsp;These photos were taken this week at feeders in my yard in Basalt.</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:57:36 +0000 Roger Adams 13963 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Basalt Snow Birds Christmas Bird Count 2013 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/christmas-bird-count-2013 <p>Groups of people with binoculars will be counting wild birds next Sunday (12/15/2013.) &nbsp;It is part of the annual Christmas Bird Count for the National Audubon Society. &nbsp;This will be the 114<sup>th</sup> annual count and mark one of the largest and longest running citizen science efforts in the world.&nbsp; APR’s Roger Adams reports.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the Upper Valley the count will take place inside of a defined area.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 08 Dec 2013 21:38:29 +0000 Roger Adams 11298 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Christmas Bird Count 2013