Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Email: r...@cobirds.org
Compiler: Joe Roller, jroll...@gmail.com 303 204-0828 ______________________________________ Birders have been helpful by reporting updates to COBIRDS. Thanks! CAPITAL LETTERS denote very rare species, as listed by the Colorado Bird Records Committee at the CFO website. (*) indicates new information on a species. For more information on birds seen today, go to cobirds.org and scroll to the bottom for “Recent eBird Sightings.” _____________________________________ Rare, out-of-place and out-of-season species include: BRANT (Jefferson) Tundra Swan (Larimer) Dunlin (Pueblo) Mew Gull (Pueblo) Glaucous Gull (Arapahoe) Great Black-backed Gull (Pueblo) Pacific Loon (Jefferson) YELLOW-BILLED LOON (Douglas, *Jefferson) Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Larimer) GYRFALCON (*Larimer) PACIFIC WREN (Jefferson) Hermit Thrush (Jefferson) Gray Catbird (Jefferson) SNOW BUNTING (*Jefferson) Golden-crowned Sparrow (Jefferson, *Mesa) White-winged Crossbill (Boulder) Rusty Blackbird (Douglas, *Eagle) Common Yellowthroat (Jefferson) ARAPAHOE COUNTY: —On Feb 6 a Glaucous Gull was reported at Cherry Creek SP - Swim Beach/Smoky Hill area by Patrick O’Driscoll. BOULDER COUNTY: —On Feb 8 a White-winged Crossbill was reported at Brainard Lake by Holden Maxfield. DOUGLAS COUNTY: —On Feb 6 a corrosion of four Rusty Blackbirds was reported at the Plum Creek Nature Area in Chatfield SP. First reported Jan 26 by Amanda Spears. DOUGLAS/JEFFERSON COUNTIES: —On Feb 10 a YELLOW-BILLED LOON was reported at Chatfield SP in Jefferson County. On Feb 8 it was seen on the Douglas County side. First reported by Gregg Goodrich. EAGLE COUNTY: —Two Rusty Blackbirds were reported on Feb 10 at Daggett Lane by JoAnn Riggle. JEFFERSON COUNTY: —On Feb 10 a SNOW BUNTING was reported on Clear Creek Trail-Golden to I-70. First reported Feb 6 by Myron Gerhard. First JeffCo eBird record. ---On Feb 9 the wintering PACIFIC WREN was reported at Bear Creek Lake Park in the previous location, described in a recent RBA. —On Feb 8 a Pacific Loon was reported at Chatfield SP-North Boat Ramp by Barbara Sobhani. First reported Dec 8 by Joey Kellner. —On Feb 8 a wintering Common Yellowthroat was reported again on Clear Creek Trail-Golden to I-70. —On Feb 8 a Hermit Thrush was reported at Wheat Ridge Greenbelt-Bass Lake Wildlife Trail. First reported Feb 7 by Mitchell and David Bailey. —On Feb 8 a wintering Golden-crowned Sparrow has attended a private feeder on Summer Street in Morrison. Observe from public property, please. —On Feb 7 a Gray Catbird was reported in the Wheat Ridge Greenbelt (near Bass Lake boardwalk) by Mitchell Bailey. LARIMER COUNTY: —On Feb 9 a bevy of three Tundra Swans was reported at Boyd Lake by Nick Komar. —On Feb 9 a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was re-found at Grandview Cemetery in Fort Collins by John Shenot. —On Feb 10 a GYRFALCON was seen near the Larimer County Landfill in Fort Collins. There is a new stake-out hotspot near its favorite perch. This winter’s first report was on Nov 3 by Robert Beauchamp. *Please post updates to COBirds*. MESA COUNTY: ---On Feb 10 a Golden-crowned Sparrow was reported at Grand Junction Wildlife Area. First reported Jan 28 by Bob Clarke. PUEBLO COUNTY: —On Feb 8 two wintering Dunlins continue at Pueblo Reservoir-South Marina area. —On Feb 6 the Great Black-backed Gull known as “Murray” was reported at Pueblo Reservoir’s South Marina. Murray has spent 20-plus years as a winter resident at Lake Pueblo SP. ______________________________________ Upcoming Denver Field Ornithologists field trip (details at dfobirds.org) *South Platte River at West Florida Avenue *Saturday, Feb 15 7 AM - NOON John Breitsch (jbreit...@hotmail.com; 303-588-0552) *Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat/Sawhill (Boulder County)* Sunday, Feb 16 9 AM - NOON Laura Steadman (laurasteadm...@gmail.com; 843-319-5086) *Southeastern Colorado *Monday, Feb 17 5 AM - 6 PM David Suddjian (Email: dsuddj...@gmail.com; 831-713-8659) Good birding, Joe Roller, Denver jroll...@gmail.com 303 204-0828 -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Colorado Birds" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to cobirds+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/cobirds/CAJpZcUC3W-PVrSG%3DjhxUXax9d8YCxLkhFQp%2BEz1jgE8ZEeBo7A%40mail.gmail.com.