FALL 2005


October 2, 2005 Sunday
First Sunday Birding
9 a.m to noon
Walden Wildlife Habitat. Meet at Cottonwood Marsh parking lot at 9 a.m. and bird until noon. Look for Fall birds and incoming waterfowl, eagles etc. Everyone welcome. Dress for variable weather. Free.
Leader: Jim Eide 303-443-6236

October 8, 2005 Saturday
Doudy Draw or South Mesa Trail Fall Birds
8:30 a.m. to noon
Take a Fall walk to look for birds along one of these trails. Possibilities include Scrub Jays, Mountain Chickadees, Fall raptors, Towhees etc. Meet at 8:30 a.m. East Boulder Rec Center to car pool to trail head. Bird until noon. Car pool .50. Dress for variable weather. It promises to be a lovely fall walk. Everyone welcome.
Leader: Lonny Frye 303-931-9131

October 22, 2005 Saturday
Birding Stops in the South County
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Look for birds and waterfowl in south Boulder County. Check out some areas we seldom go to. Meet at East Boulder Rec Center at 8 a.m. and bird to about 11 a.m. Car pool fee 1.00 to drivers. Dress for variable weather.
Leader Peter Plage: 303-666-9827


November 5, 2005 Saturday
Seeking November Birds in Boulder County
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Meet at Walden Wildlife Habitat, Cottonwood Marsh parking lot at 8 a.m. See what birds are present and perhaps go to other areas to see what we can find, depending on where the birds are! Bird until 1 p.m. Bring snacks and water. Be prepared for cold weather. Car pool from Walden.
Leader: Ted Floyd 303-303-444-6365 or

November 6, 2005 Sunday
First Sunday Birding
9 a.m. to noon
Join the BBC on the most popular field trip on our schedule: Birding the Walden/Sawhill complex! Bring snack, water and be prepared for cold weather. Always a lovely walk. Everyone welcome. Free.
Leaders: Helga and Jay Sproul 303-444-5550

November 12, 2005 Saturday
Circle of Lakes
8:30 a.m. to about 2 p.m.
Visit some of the special places of Boulder County north and east of Boulder including Little Gaynor Lake, Union Reservoir, maybe St. Vrain SP and other promising areas. A great trip to see waterfowl and raptors . Meet at Cottonwood Marsh at Walden Wildlife Habitat at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Plan on birding until about 2 p.m. bring lunch, water, snacks and be prepared to car pool to birding areas. $3.00 car pool fee. Dress in layers. Bring scopes and radios if you have them. Everyone welcome.
Leader: Dick Pratt 303-651-6860

November 19, 2005 Saturday
Walden/Sawhill Complex
Time 8:30 to noon
Join us at Cottonwood Marsh (in Walden Ponds) to start our trip around the Walden/Sawhill Complex of ponds. Find wintering waterfowl, eagles, osprey, Great Horned owls, wintering birds. Always a lovely winter walk in one of our favorite areas. Free. Everyone welcome.
Leader: Lonny Frye 303-931-9131


December 3, 2005 Saturday
Boulder Bird Club Holiday Party
4 p.m 'til who-knows-when
Put the date on your calendar right now to join us for refreshments and fellowship at our annual Holiday Party. This is one of the few opportunities we have to socialize and get to know each other and swap the birding stories of the year. If you haven't ever attended now is the time to start. It is informal and fun. Bring a finger food to share. Beverages supplied by club. Spouses or Significant Others are always welcome. Host and Hostess: BBC President Jim Eide and his wife Darleen 666 Linden Park Lane, Boulder, CO 80304 303-443-6236

December 4, 2005 Sunday
First Sunday Birding
9 a.m. to noon
Meet at Cottonwood Marsh, Walden Wildlife Habitat at 9 a.m. and bird until noon. Often it is great fun to be out birding in winter and as always the fellowship and walk in the brisk air is great. Come and join us for a winter bird walk! Dress for the weather and wear boots rather than sneakers to keep warm. Bring snack and water. See you there! Free.
Leader: Peter Plage 303-666-9827

December 18, 2005 Sunday
Christmas Bird Count
Dawn to late p.m.
Try something new and different. Join one of 30 teams of 2 to 5 birders to count birds from dawn to late afternoon. Or you can do a count at your backyard feeder. Contact Bill Schmoker to join a team or to sign up as a feeder watcher. Boulder CBC is one of the oldest in the nation, be a part of it! There is a compilation following the birding which Bill can tell you about when you call. Novice to experienced birders are welcome as are first time CBC'ers. Contact Bill Schmoker at or call him at 303-702-9589.


  • QUESTIONS: Contact Suzi Plooster, Field Trip Coordinator, at 303-494-6708.
  • DIRECTIONS to meeting places:
    *Walden Wildlife Habitat - off North 75th Street between Valmont and Jay roads. Meet at Cottonwood Marsh parking area.
    **East Boulder Recreation Center - 5660 Sioux Drive. Take 55th Street from either Baseline or South Boulder Road, Meet at west end of main parking lot.
    ***SAVERS parking lot at Table Mesa Shopping Ceneter off Broadway 1/4 block south of intersection of Table Mesa and Broadway.
  • CARPOOLING ON TRIPS: We would like to ask that all participants pay their carpooling fee up front to driver at the beginning of the trip. Many times at the end of trip we forget and hopefully this will help as gas continues to get more expensive. Please be prepared with the exact amount, and don't wait for driver to ask you for it. JUST DO IT. Thanks
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