The uninitiated might see only the empty, miniature vodka bottles and ghostly plastic shopping bags littering a vacant lot in northeast Denver. Wildlife biologist Stacie Gilmore’s trained eyes scan a pool of drainage water and pick out red-winged blackbirds hiding in the cattails.
It’s a new attraction at several Denver parks — new exercise equipment.
Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) released a statement on Thursday reminding visitors that walking or skating on frozen lakes or ponds in the Denver park system is prohibited.
It’s a rare sighting in the middle of Denver, a bald eagle perching in a tree in City Park.