Birdwatchers will flock to Lamar to watch migrating waterfowl
SUMMIT COUNTY — The Ninth Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival will again celebrate the arrival of tens of thousands of snow geese and other waterfowl during their migration through southeast Colorado.
The city of Lamar and the Colorado Division of Wildlife will co-host the activities the weekend of Feb. 24-27 throughout the city. The popular festival is a chance to see enormous flocks of snow geese and other waterfowl in addition to a healthy number of eagles.
“This festival continues to get bigger and better every year,” said John Koshak, a watchable wildlife coordinator with the DOW. “The word is out that the migration of snow geese through southeast Colorado is one of the grand spectacles of bird migration in the western United States.” (more…)
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