Ouray’s most beautiful bird returns

  • Photo courtesy Sue Hirshman
    Photo courtesy Sue Hirshman
It is always a treat especially when a beautiful bird makes his appearance. This is what happened on July 17 at Box Canyon Park. I always think of my birding friend, Barbara Boland, who always referred to the Western Tanager, as a “See Me" bird. “Look,” she said, “that bird wants to be seen as though he knows he is handsome." He's a beautiful bird with red on his head, a yellow body and black on…

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