Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day on May 8th! Migratory birds do so much for our ecosystem,
including the spreading of seeds, plant pollination, agricultural pest elimination, and so much more.
Let’s take a day to look for and celebrate our winged friends! Colorado is native to over 400 species of
bird, and it is right in the middle of the Central Flyway.
There are’s many migratory birds you may see in Colorado this time of year, including the Sandhill
Crane, Northern Goshawk, and Bald Eagle. Some smaller birds can be attracted to your backyard
with a bird feeder, but it’s important to have it set up correctly. While migratory birds benefit from
feeders by getting more nutrition for their long trip, you should always be careful that you are causing more good than harm. Here are a few tips for success!