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Brown-capped Rosy-Finches: Denizens of the Alpine

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. 

Amy Seglund

Wildlife Biologist, CO Parks & Wildlife

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