[cobirds] black-throated gray warbler, dixon reservoir, fort collins

2014-04-29 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
had a black-throated gray warbler this morning at Dixon Reservoir, presumably the same as the one reported by Brad Biggerstaff yesterday.  this was a male with jet black throat but the yellow spot on the face was hardly visible/noticeable.  the bird was hanging out in the lee (East) side of

Re: [cobirds] Id Help Needed

2014-05-12 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
definitely an empidonax flycatcher, I'd say Dusky based on the long wings, tail and bill.   Arvind Panjabi 5700' feet, Larimer County, CO On the north slope of Milner Mtn Mountain mahogany shrubland and grassland On Monday, May 12, 2014 4:44 PM, Mary Driscoll wddrisc...@gmail.com wrote: Hi

[cobirds] Blackpoll Warbler, Lee Martinez Park, Ft Collins

2014-05-16 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Sorry for the previous botched email! There is a male Blackpoll warbler hanging around the RMBO banding station behind the museum of discovery, in Lee Martinez Park.  Seen at 10:10 am.  Arvind Panjabi Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory Fort Collins, CO -- You received this message because you

[cobirds] hummingbirds and other migrants and residents

2014-09-14 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Today I woke up to a mini-fallout in my yard with lots of yellow-rumped warblers and robins, plus 2 orange-crowned warblers, 1 Townsend's warbler, 3 blue-gray gnatcatchers, 1 yellow warbler, 1 western tanager, 1 green-tailed towhee. I only got to watch them for a few minutes. There were

[cobirds] Passing of Richard Beidleman, Colorado Ornithologist

2014-09-18 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Dear Co-birds, I'm passing on the sad news of the passing Richard Beidleman, an important contributor to Colorado Ornithology. Please continue reading below to learn about his life-long contributions to ornithology and education, as well as the upcoming service to celebrate his life. I was

[cobirds] pine grosbeak, Larimer Co. foothills, and other birds

2014-12-29 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
I have a female pine grosbeak at my feeders today -  a first in 12 years. Perhaps she rode the arctic cold front down from the north?  Or could she be an altitudinal migrant from the mountains?  Would be neat to know.  Either way, a nice addition to the yard list.  She seems to be hanging

[cobirds] recent arrivals, Larimer Co. foothills

2015-05-01 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
I've been remiss in posting on local happenings for many months, so here goes an attempt at a run-down of the highlights, starting with the most recent observations.  Since January I've been doing daily hikes up Horsetooth Mountain (turning around where the Horsetooth Rock trail and South Ridge

[cobirds] Weekend arrivals

2015-05-04 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
New arrivals: First Common Poorwill of the year was calling Friday night (May 1), Western Kingbirds arrived Saturday mid-morning (and went straight to their old nest from last year to check it out).  Lazuli Buntings, both male and female are increasing in numbers and coming to the feeders

[cobirds] new arrival, Larimer Foothills

2015-05-07 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Yesterday, I had my first Virginia's Warbler in Horsetooth Mtn Park, also a singing Plumbeous Vireo and Blue-gray Gnatcatcher. Today, I had 3 Virginia's Warblers, a Plumbeous Vireo, 2 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, a Black-headed Grosbeak and a Western Tanager. Also of note, the Bushtits seem to have

Re: [cobirds] Bairds sparrows continue in Larimer county

2015-08-04 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
the bird perched on a thistle in Dan's photo is definitely a Baird's Sparrow.  Arvind Panjabi 5700' feet, Larimer County, CO On the north slope of Milner Mtn Mountain mahogany shrubland and grassland From: Randy Siebert rlsieber...@gmail.com To: Colorado Birds cobirds@googlegroups.com

[cobirds] Rough-legged hawk, Larimer Co.

2017-11-27 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Well it looks like the invasion of northern birds continues.  Yesterday afternoon about 4:30 pm I had a rough-legged hawk fly low over my yard in the foothills west of Fort Collins, just south of horsetooth mountain park.  This is a rare sighting here, being the first for my yard list in 15 yrs

[cobirds] Redpoll, larimer county

2017-11-09 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
I just had a common redpoll at the Primrose studios which is located at the west end of Michaud lane and owned by the city of Fort Collins although not open to the public unfortunately. However the bird was quite active flying about between the cottonwoods in the rabbit brush and was not seen

[cobirds] Black-chinned Hummingbird, Larimer

2018-05-11 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Have been out of town a few days, but this morning I had a male black-chinned hummer coming to my feeders, not a ‘regular’ yard bird for me at all at my home near Horsetooth Mountain Park. Also back, Orioles and BH Grosbeaks in my yard, among the numerous lazuli buntings and other already

[cobirds] Tennessee warbler, Horsetooth Reservoir, Larimer Co

2018-06-20 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
There is a Tennessee warbler singing frequently at the south end of Inlet Bay at Horsetooth Reservoir on the east side of the inlet, about 125 m north of the power lines that run east-west.The bird is accessible from the blue sky trail head on County Road 38 E across from the Canyon Grill bar

[cobirds] Canyon towhee, Larimer Co

2018-06-30 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
A canyon towhee showed up in my yard this morning!  Second time ever, last one was in 2015. As best as I can tell in eBird, this is the northernmost observation of the species. Arvind PanjabiAcross from horsetooth mountain parkLarimer co Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone -- You received this

[cobirds] migrants, Larimer Co.

2018-04-30 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Wow, what a difference a few days make!   After lamenting the paucity of spotted towhees and other birds in general throughout most of April, today's hike up Horsetooth Mountain was quite different.  Birds everywhere!  Including some early migrants. Most unusual was a Western Tanager, a spanking

[cobirds] Re: Common redpolls et al., Horsetooth mountain park, Larimer county

2018-01-30 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
The redpolls are back in the same draw, at least 13 of them just now at 7:55 am. Arvind PanjabiFort Collins  Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 4:44 PM, arvind panjabi wrote: I encountered a flock of nine Common Redpolls in Horsetooth Mountain

[cobirds] Common redpolls, Horsetooth mountain park, Larimer county

2018-02-12 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
The Redpoll flock is back again at the same brushy draw, about 300 yards from the main parking lot trailhead along the pedestrian/hiking trail. They were hunkered down on the ground and flushed as I approached but returned immediately to the ground where they are presumably foraging for

Re: [cobirds] Common redpolls, Horsetooth mountain park, Larimer county

2018-02-13 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Redpolls were back again this morning, same place. Arvind PanjabiFort Collins  Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone On Monday, February 12, 2018, 9:07 AM, 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds <cobirds@googlegroups.com> wrote: The Redpoll flock is back again at the same brushy draw, about 300

Re: [cobirds] Northern Parula - Broomfield

2018-06-21 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Wow, 3 rare warblers along the front range within 24 hrswonder what’s going on? Arvind  Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone On Thursday, June 21, 2018, 9:18 AM, Doug Faulkner wrote: Hello all, I stepped out of my car this morning at work to the sound of a singing Northern Parula.  It was in

[cobirds] Common redpolls et al., Horsetooth mountain park, Larimer county

2018-01-23 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
I encountered a flock of nine Common Redpolls in Horsetooth Mountain park today. They were along the hiking trail (footpath) at the first drainage crossing less than a quarter-mile from the trailhead. They were mostly feeding on the ground near the edge of melting snow.   Also seen was a

[cobirds] Broad-tailed hummer, Larimer Co

2018-04-16 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
A male arrived yesterday, as best I could tell, and today a female was here sitting in the trees next to the feeder.  Still waiting for the arrival of ‘waves’ of spotted towhees, but just had my first distant bird singing this morning, several weeks later than usual. Hope they are still on

[cobirds] Redpolls, Larimer Co

2018-03-01 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Common redpolls are still hanging around the Horsetooth area west of Fort Collins.  had a flock of 10 on monday in the park, and two at my feeders today.  Cassin's finches are also daily now, all of a sudden, and Gray-headed Juncos are back on territory in the park, singing their clumsy version

[cobirds] Yard birds, Sep 29, 2018

2018-09-29 Thread 'arvind panjabi' via Colorado Birds
Nothing spectacular but a few interesting birds in the yard today, here on Milner mountain, SW of Fort Collins. Sep 29, 2018 8:16 AM Stationary 26 Minutes All birds reported? Yes Comments: Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.7.4 Build 36 2 Eurasian Collared-Dove 1 Black-chinned