Birds of Ouray County

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Juncos present a winter delight

Birds of Ouray County
--when leaden skies brood o’er us, And the snowflakes whirl about, Wings a cloud-gray flock, snow breasted, To the thickets, in and out, Fluttering gently, lisping sweetly,-- Cheery, friendly junco throng,-- Neighbors till April sunshine North they fly, with trilling song. --From “The Junco or Slate-colored Snowbird” by Alice E. Ball, 1916 When I lived in Indiana, I had a friend that couldn’t…

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