Wildlife Steamboat Veterinary Hospital veterinarian Nate Daughenbaugh and Born Free Wildlife Rehabilitation founder Tracy Bye release a bald eagle that spent three months recovering from lead poisoning. Elk tangle in Estes Park, Colorado. A red-tailed hawk stands perched on the iconic More Barn in Steamboat Springs. A black bear makes its way through a field next to a pond in rural Steamboat Springs. Routt County Justice Center employees have been enjoying the view of their backyard wetlands recently, where two sandhill cranes have been raising their chicks. Jared Silkie and Bryan Koppe, of Steamboat Springs, look down on a bull elk that has been camped out in back of a mountainside condo.