Rocky Mountain National Park

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Rocky Mountain National Park encompasses approximately 265,770 acres (1,076 km2) of land in Colorado's northern Front Range. The park is split by the Continental Divide, which gives the eastern and western portions of the park a different characterThe park contains 359 miles of trails, 150 lakes, and 450 miles of streams. The park contains over 60 named peaks higher than 12,000 feet and over one fourth of the park resides above tree line. The highest point of the park is Longs Peak, which rises to 14,259 feet; surveys before 2002 show 14,255 feet  above sea level. Longs Peak is the only fourteen thousand foot peak in the park.

Rocky Mountain National Park and the Estes Valley offers some of the best birding in the Rockies. The park is famous for Rosy finches, White-tailed ptarmigan, and the Three-toed woodpecker. Life birds can be found in every habitat, from the Red crossbill of the pines, to the American dipper in the tumbling mountain streams. White-tailed Ptarmigan, Blue Grouse, Gray Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Williamson's Sapsucker, Three-toed Woodpecker, Mountain Chickadee, Pygmy Nuthatch, American Dipper, Western Tanager, Pine Grosbeak, Red Crossbill, Townsend's Solitare, Wilson's, MacGillivray's and Virginia's Warblers, Brown-capped Rosy Finch and the Common Yellowthroat are also found the area.

The tundra habitat attracts birds and birders alike to this spectacular frozen landscape. But the park's bird life is not limited to tundra species, over 250 species of birds have been identified in the park. In a full day of birding you easily count 50 species if not more.

 

 

 

 

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