Barbara Masoner

Pick any part of an owl’s body and you’ll find that part to be essential to stealth hunting. We all know owls’ eyes see better than ours. For instance, they can see a mouse a mile away and can visually track prey on the darkest nights of the year. more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM South Denver Lifestyle

If you heard there was a 100-year-old law that made it illegal to pick up and keep a bird feather or rescue an abandoned baby bird, you might think it was time to get rid of that law. more

Sep 6, 2016 3:10 PM South Denver Lifestyle

What animal could be more symbolic of the Fourth of July than the bald eagle? These birds appear on our currency, our national seal, the seal of the president of the United States and many U.S. federal agencies’ logos. more

Jul 2, 2016 11:01 AM South Denver Lifestyle

If you’ve been by a lake or pond in Denver on a summer morning or evening, you’ve no doubt heard the chatter of swallows as they dart about catching insects. You might have seen these aerial masters skimming the surface of the lakes. more


The other day while walking on the north end of Washington Park, a red-winged blackbird flew right in front of me. He grabbed an insect from the trail and disappeared into the cattails just yards away. more

Jul 2, 2015 3:39 PM South Denver Lifestyle