"Denizens of the Alpine: Breeding Site Selection and Winter Movements of Brown-capped Rosy-Finches"
Amy Seglund, Colorado Parks & Wildlife and Aaron Yappert, Wildlife Biologist
The highest elevations in Colorado make for a harsh environment in which to survive. Yet a small, but hardy passerine, the Brown-capped Rosy-Finch — considered a "species of greatest conservation need" by Colorado Parks and Wildlife — lives year-round in Colorado's high country. Come learn about this little-studied bird and the efforts currently underway to evaluate its population status and breeding ecology.