Roadrunner in Lakewood

Discussion in 'Colorado Flyway Forum' started by Losthwy, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Losthwy

    Losthwy Elite Refuge Member

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    Leaving today for work I spotted a roadrunner in the Green Mountain area of Lakewood in the suburbs. According to my bird book, their range includes only the SE corner of the state. I wonder if the hot weather has something to do with it being here. Climate change?:scratch
     
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    spaightlabs Elite Refuge Member

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    I told you not to inhale those cigars!
     
  3. Losthwy

    Losthwy Elite Refuge Member

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    LOL. Very strange to see an animal that is home to Mexico and the border states, basically a desert animal, in a suburb in northern Colorado.
     
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    DA Senior Refuge Member

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    Do you guys have whitewing dove up there? They started showing up in Albq in late 80's early 90's and now outnumber all other dove.
     
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    We do not have whitewings!
     
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    We have a few roadrunner around the Pueblo area but I am surprised as you to hear about them in Lakewood.
    There are so many lizards here that I think this habitat could support a lot more roadrunner.
     

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