Bristlecone

Exploring Soldier Creek

Exploring Soldier Creek

Contributed by Lois Ports for Bristlecone Audubon Because of its beauty and ease of access Lamoille Canyon gets lots of visitors. There is another canyon you might want to explore next time you have a day or two off. Soldier Canyon might not have any developed campgrounds but there are […]

Greater Sandhill Cranes

Greater Sandhill Cranes

Greater Sandhill Cranes With March comes the return of some of our migrating bird species. The greater sandhill crane is found in North America, Cuba and eastern Siberia. The Nevada breeding population is found in northeastern Nevada including Elko County. Sandhill cranes will stage in their largest numbers in the […]

Elko’s Wintering Eagles

Elko’s Wintering Eagles

Golden eagles and Bald eagles spend winters in Elko County. January is a great time to take a drive and watch for raptors. Winter brings birds of prey from more northern areas such as Idaho to our region where the winters are not as severe.  Bald eagles are more typically […]