band-tailed pigeons in Hotchkiss
- Twice now in the last 12 days I have seen band-tailed pigeons in Hotchkiss.
I believe they are in the vicinity of the Delta County Fairgrounds, but here
is where I have seen them:
Heading east through Hotchkiss (towards Paonia) on the main street, turn
right at the Napa auto parts store. A block down where the road winds around
back west is where I saw them yesterday. I saw them a few blocks further
west on that road last week. Small flock of about seven..
The woman who lives next to the Baptist church right where the road winds
around back west confirmed that she saw some different pigeons in her yard,
but didn't know what they were. The fairground sits behind her house.
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