Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9, 2015 

High Male Count: 16

High Female Count: 0

High Unknown Count: 1

Northern Harrier on fence post 75 yards from viewing trailer.

Coyote in North Meadow.

Gunnison Prairie in front of viewing trailer.

Green-tailed Towhees chasing and singing.  

Friday, May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015

High Male Count: 24

High Female Count: 1

High Unknown Count: 16

Highly active morning! Although we are approaching the end of the season, there is still a lot of grouse activity.

Intense wing fights on East Ridge and continued displaying.

5 coyotes spotted in North Meadow. Several were playfully chasing each other!

Rough-legged hawk on fence post North Meadow.

Willows leafing out.

Western Kingbirds spotted south of lek.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015

High Male Count: 10

High Female Count: 0

High Unknown Count: 0

Most birds in North Meadow.

Coyote spotted in North Meadow.

Spring Peeper Activity!

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015

High Male Count: 3

High Female Count: 0

High Unknown Count: 1

Coyote spotted north of Main Lek

Males were not displaying

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015

High Male Count: 14

High Female Count:

High Unknown Count: 1
Overcast and rainy. Less vigorous male displays, with most birds observed walking, eating or standing and watching.

Increased insect activity and amphibian calling from near by stream.

Monday, May 4, 2015

May 4, 2015

High Male: 15

High Female: 0

High Unknown: 0

Full Gibbous Moon

Mink spotted stalking near creek in front of trailer.

May 3, 2015

High Male: 15

High Female: 4

High Unknown: 0

Group of White-Crowned Sparrows spotted in front of trailer.

Rough-legged hawk in North Meadow

4 females circled 3 males heavily displaying. Females left unimpressed, no copulations witnessed.

May 2, 2015

High Male: 18

High Female: 0

High Unknown: 2

Horses and several donkeys in Main Lek.