Bigfork CBC 2021 Results

by Craig Hohenberger The 48th annual Bigfork Christmas Bird Count was held Saturday, December 18th, under cloudy skies and snow throughout the day, with mild SSW winds. Snow depths were about 7 inches at the eastern edges of the count circle and 2-3 inches in the valley; temperatures ranged from 15-26 degrees F.  Lakes and…

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January 2022 presentation on the reintroduction efforts of Sharp-tailed Grouse in Western Montana now available for replay!

At our January 2022 General Meeting, Ben Deeble discussed the efforts to reintroduce and establish Sharp-tailed Grouse in Western Montana. While plentiful east of the Continental Divide, Sharp-tailed Grouse no longer inhabit their historical range west of the divide. Ben discusses some natural history of these fascinating birds and the efforts underway to return them…

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