Geese of Winter

Canada Geese are common in our area and most are considered permanent residents. There will also be flocks of migrating geese that spend their winter in our area. The majority of these migrating geese will be Canada Geese but there are other geese species that are less frequently seen. The […]

Christmas Bird Count

Contributed by Lois Ports for Bristlecone Audubon Audubon’s 119th Christmas Bird Count will be conducted between the dates of Friday, December 14, 2018 through Saturday, January 5, 2019. There are presently 18 counts held in Nevada. The local count for the Elko and Spring Creek areas will be held on […]

Quaking Aspens

Quaking Aspens Contributed by Lois Ports for Bristlecone Audubon Aspens (Populus tremuloides) are the most widespread tree in North America. From the Midwest, across Canada, north into Alaska and across the West through to Arizona and New Mexico, quaking aspens occur on the edge of conifer forests in clusters or “clones.” […]