CheyBirdsbyMonth_FC_onlyCheyenne Birds by the Month: 104 Species of Southeastern Wyoming’s Resident and Visiting Birds, by Barb Gorges and Pete Arnold

Two of Cheyenne’s well-known birdwatchers have collaborated on this celebration of 104 of the Capitol City’s most-likely-to-be-seen birds.

Photographer Pete Arnold, often found birding local hotspots camera at the ready, shares his art. Author Barb Gorges, bird columnist for the Wyoming Tribune Eagle for 20 years, shares insights into our avian residents and visitors.

Included is a checklist of all 326 bird species that may be seen in the Cheyenne area, plus a list of birdwatching resources.

Available as of January 2021:


Cheyenne Depot Museum, website

University of Wyoming Store, website

Wyoming Game and Fish Department Store, website

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc.

Cheyenne, Wyoming:

Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1851 Dell Range Blvd., website

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 S. Lions Park Drive, website

Cheyenne Depot Museum, 121 W. 15th St., website

Cheyenne Pet Clinic, 3740 E. Lincolnway, website

Curt Gowdy State Park visitor center, 30 miles west of Cheyenne, website

Eclectic Elephant (Jan’s Nature Booth), 112 W. 18th Street,

JAX Outdoor Gear and Farm & Ranch, 1400 Dell Range Blvd., 

Little America gift shop, 2800 W. Lincolnway, open 24 hours/day

PBR Printing, 4509 Driftwood Dr. (off Dell Range), website

Phoenix Books and Music, 1612 Capitol Ave., website

Prairie House Home Goods, 309 W. Lincolnway NEW LOCATION, website /

Riverbend Nursery, 8908 Yellowstone Rd., website

Wyoming Game and Fish Department Store, 5400 Bishop Blvd., and also online,

Wyoming State Museum Store, Barrett Building 1st floor, 2301 Capitol Ave., website

Laramie, Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Store (bookstore), 1000 E. University Ave.,  Also online at

QuiltCareFCQuilt Care, Construction and Use Advice: How to Help Your Quilt Live to 100 by Barb Gorges

Available on Amazon and at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum,, in Golden, Colorado.

In Cheyenne, find it at the Eclectic Elephant, Jan’s booth, 112 W. 18th,

If you’d like to order multiple copies at wholesale prices, contact Barb at bgorges4 at Allow 3 to 4 weeks for printing on demand and shipping.

Barb Gorges is a ribbon-winning quiltmaker, quilt teacher and designer of the Gorges Quilt Label.

Quiltmaker or quilt owner, decide how to take care of your quilts:

“follow good care and use practices and avoid accidents…but if quilts have been loved to pieces, what more could we ask for?”

Learn how to use, display and clean a quilt safely, how to make a strong quilt and how to safely store and ship it.

Convince future owners of value by documentation, appraisal and insurance.

Find the experts for caring for art and fragile antique quilts.