Date: 2/6/17 11:47 am
From: Ted Floyd <tedfloyd57...>
Subject: [cobirds] Boulder County varia: Great Black-backed Gull, etc.
Hey, everybody. Some notes from around Boulder County, these past 10 days:

Today, Mon., Feb. 6, Boulder Reservoir. 1 first-cycle *great black-backed
gull,* 1 first-cycle *lesser black-backed gull,* 1 first-cycle *Thayer
gull,* 9 *bald eagles* all in one tree, and at least 3 eagles elsewhere
around the Rez.

Sun., Feb. 5, Hecla Lake; with Andrew Floyd. 1 female *wood duck,* 1
singing *mourning dove.*

Sun., Feb. 5, Boulder Reservoir. 1 *greater white-fronted goose,* gazillions
of "white-cheeked geese," 2 l*esser black-backed gulls* (1 third-cycle, 1
second- or third-cycle). Also thought I heard a Say phoebe, but it was
distant, and I never got a visual on it.

Sat., Feb. 4, Walden Ponds; with Peter Burke. 1 *eastern screech-owl*
whinnying along the creek, 1 adult *lesser black-backed gull* at Cottonwood
Marsh.

Fri., Feb. 3, Greenlee Preserve. 1 *golden eagle.*

Thurs., Feb. 2, Greenlee Preserve. 1 *ruby-crowned kinglet.*

Wed., Feb. 1, Boulder Creek at Arapahoe Avenue & Foothills Parkway. 2
ridiculously cooperative *American dippers.*

Sun., Jan., 29, Hecla Lake; with Andrew Floyd. The mother of all *bushtit*
flocks.

Sat., Jan. 28, Greenlee Preserve; with Allan Burns. 1 *killdeer.*

Thurs., Jan. 26, Valmont Reservoir; with Hannah Floyd. 2 adult *lesser
black-backed gulls.*

Ted Floyd
Lafayette, Boulder County

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