Sitting in Estes: Mountain chickadee

Last Lent I did a series called “Sitting,” just observing what was happening in my backyard. I sat earlier this month in Estes Park, Colorado. Here’s what I saw:

This bird took a little more work to photograph and to identify. We found it at Loch Vale. It would only come around us when we were standing. Since we had somehow climbed up the gorge (more on that tomorrow), I was tired enough to sit, even if it was cold.


  1. I have got to get myself to Estes…