I know it has been too long since I last posted, and I apologize. I have been conducting Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas work for the White River National Forest in the Hunter-Fryingpan, Maroon Bells-Snowmass, and Holy Cross Wilderness Areas as well as a few other locations. I was also doing the amazingly fun activity known as 'data entry.' However, I did manage to get one life bird this month (thanks to Andrea Robinsong): an ALDER FLYCATCHER in Gunnison County! The bird, one of two located by Micheal O'Brien, was on the side of Highway 50 with a Willow Flycatcher, offering a good comparison. I am off in a few days to go to Arizona with Jason Beason, and will post after that. Until then, I will leave you with a parting shot of a Pika, perhaps one of my favorite creatures residing in Colorado.