Aside from humans and dogs, this bright, nippy, late-Saturday-morning hike was a quiet one. Distant rush of traffic, a few faint calls of birds—that was about it.
(That is, aside from a healthy population of mule deer occupying the fringes.)
Grandeur Peak Area List
Beginning at 11 a.m., I hiked a few hundred feet up the mountain.
1. Black-billed Magpie*
2. Canyon Wren (v)
3. Black-capped Chickadee** (v)
4. House Finch
5. Dark-eyed Junco
6. Woodhouse’s Scrub-jay (v)
v = Voice only
**Voice only elsewhere