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Hygiene, Colorado

February 13th, 2011 · 1 Comment

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Hygiene is a little Colorado town with a funny name 18 miles north northeast of Boulder. But I seriously wanted to go back there, after exploring the area a week ago on a Boulder County-sponsored Birds of Prey tour.

I especially wanted to photograph a silo painted with sunflowers that I had seen then but hadn’t had a chance to shoot. I did today:

Just an Old Silo

Just an Old Silo

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This silo is a couple of miles west of Hygiene. The town got its name not because it’s particularly clean, but rather because Rev. Jacob Flory established a “hygiene sanitarium” for tuberculosis patients there in 1882.

Also close to Hygiene I saw this little falcon. The Kestrel is the smallest falcon we have in America.

A Bird on a Wire

A Bird on a Wire

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The beauty that I find on my photo expeditions is often natural. But humans can create it too.

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  • 1 Grammy // Mar 1, 2011 at 9:33 am

    Enjoy your pictures! What fun to be able to capture the beauty of the outdoors!

    Keep up the great work!

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