Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Aurora CO

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Aurora, CO. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to endangered birdwatching travel services, aviary travel services, holiday travel services, and vacation travel agents, as well as advice and content on birdwatching, endangered birds, and bird identification.

Joann Thompson
(303) 366-0486
3124 S. Parker Rd.
Aurora, CO
Agency
Worldwide Travel Specialists
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Antarctica/Arctic Region, Canada, Caribbean, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Meeting Planning / Events, Senior / Mature Adult, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
www.worldwidetravelspecialists.com

Data Provided By:
Richard Sattizahn
(303) 759-4600
1660 S Albion Ste 201
Denver, CO
Agency
RMA Travel & Tours, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
All Inclusive, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Group Vacation, Rail, Ski / WinterSports
Website
www.rmatours.com

Data Provided By:
Robert Polk
(303) 967-2301
3773 Cherry Creek Dr North Ste 703
Denver, CO
Agency
Polk Majestic Travel Group
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Caribbean, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Las Vegas
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Business Travel, Corporate / Government, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel
Website
www.polkmajestic.com

Data Provided By:
Olga Hellweg
(303) 471-0068
5719 Glenstone Dr
Highlands Ranch, CO
Agency
Global Travel Unlimited Vacations
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Reunions, Senior / Mature Adult, Singles, Spa / Fitness, Student / Youth, Women's Travel
Website
www.gtiunlimitedvacations.com

Data Provided By:
Warren Moss
(303) 973-5111
9904 W Belleview
Littleton, CO
Agency
Travel Leaders
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, National Parks, Reunions, Senior / Mature Adult
Website
www.carouseltvl.com

Data Provided By:
Sheri Kirkman
(303) 751-7447
8900 E. Vassar Ave
Denver, CO
Agency
Ariva Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Central America, India, Latin America & Mexico, South America, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Las Vegas, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, All Inclusive, Beach Vacations, Bicycle, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Culinary / Cooking, Customized Travel, Destination Weddings, Family Travel, Group Vacation, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Spa / Fitness, Women's Travel
Website
www.arivatravel.com

Data Provided By:
Janet Venard
(303) 333-6161
3773 Cherry Creek Dr North Ste 703
Denver, CO
Agency
Polk Majestic Travel Group
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Asia-Central Asia, Caribbean, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Russia, South America, U.S. - Las Vegas
Specialities
Business Travel, Corporate / Government, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Meeting Planning / Events
Website
www.polkmajestic.com

Data Provided By:
Gregory Cottrell
(303) 790-8600
7255 S Havana St Ste 140
Centennial, CO
Agency
Travel Plus International, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Amusement / Theme Parks, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel
Website
www.travelsense.org

Data Provided By:
Jeff Gregory
(303) 980-6483
1595 Iris St
Lakewood, CO
Agency
All-Inclusive Vacations, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Honeymoon
Website
www.all-inclusivevacations.com

Data Provided By:
Robert Hale
(303) 317-6945
15385 E 7Th Circle
Aurora, CO
Agency
Travel N Relax Inc
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelnrelax.com

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Rare Bird Focus

Rare Bird Focus: The Endangered Kirtland's Warbler

The endangered Kirtland's warbler is one of the rarest members of the wood warbler (Parulidae) family. It is a fascinating bird for a few reasons: First, it nests in just a few counties in Michigan's northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas. Also, it is closely tied to a narrow and distinctive habitat of young jack pine barrens where it conceals its nest in the lush understory. It has been on the endangered species list since 1967. You can view a profile of this species on our site .

In the 1950's and 1960's, Kirtland's warbler numbers dropped precipitously, but in recent years habitat management has led to a promising increase in the number of singing males. Management efforts have focused on habitat improvements and control of the local brown-headed cowbird population. Cowbirds are brood parasites, which means they lay their eggs in other species' nests and shift the burden of parental care onto the host species. This strategy, while good for cowbirds, has had a devastating effect on the breeding success of other species.

Prescribed fire burns have been used to regenerate forests of young jack pines, which require fire to open their cones and spread their seeds. This, in combination with brown-headed cowbird control projects (led by the United States Forest Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Audubon Society), have resulted in an increase of the number of singing males from just a few hundred in the late 1980s to a total of 1,341 males, according to the 2004 annual breeding census. The Kirtland's warbler will remain on the endangered species list until at least 1,000 nesting pairs are documented.

In spring, Kirtland's warblers migrate from the Bahamas to northern Michigan. Fortunately, a specially appointed Kirtland's Warbler Recovery Team has a collaborative working relationship with Baha...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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