Great Horned Owl


Nesting Among Skyscrapers

I’ve never been a bird person.  While working as a Park Ranger for 17 years, visitors frequently asked about wildlife. “How much do black bears weigh?” “How many elk live in the park?” “Should we worry about mountain lions when hiking?” But the one question that usually I struggled with…

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Christmas Bird Count

What I Don’t Know I have a confession. Working as a Park Ranger for 17 years, most people assume certain things about me. They think I know stuff.  In fact, most visitors consider Park Rangers an expert on all things living — plants, trees, flowers, wildlife.  Especially wildlife. “How big…

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