Birds of Ouray County - Clark’s Nutcracker: The seed-caching corvid

This Clark’s Nutcracker was spotted in Elk Meadows near Ridgway. Photo courtesy Rebecca Kindred
By Sue Hirshman I am content and occupied with such miracles as I know, such as my eyes and ears daily show me. --Things Precious & Wild—John Terres One of the most interesting birds I have noticed and watched since I have lived in Colorado is the Clark’s Nutcracker. This nutcracker is a handsome bird with a whitish-gray head, with underparts set off by his jet-black wings and his best asset…

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