Date: 7/30/17 9:53 am From: JIM THOMPSON <forpargolf...> Subject: [cobirds] Fwd: eBird Report - Rocky Mt Nat. Park, Jul 28, 2017
Fall River Road can be tranversed via car without issue.
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Rocky Mt Nat. Larimer County
Jul 28, 2017 9:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Comments: Elaine Coley and I drove the Old Fall River Road . The birds are all from the Fall River Road
18 species (+2 other taxa)
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 1
Hairy Woodpecker 2
Western Wood-Pewee 1
Steller's Jay 1
Black-billed Magpie 1 not on the Old Fall River Road but lower in the park at East entrance.
American Crow 3
Common Raven 2
Tree Swallow 0
Violet-green Swallow 100 Observed close up using cavities in Aspin trees. Do they nest this late in the year?
Mountain Chickadee 5 numerous thru out the trip.
chickadee sp. 25 heard and observed.
Bushtit 15 Low scrubs etc. Odd at this altitude? About 8000 feet. Close observation by two people.
nuthatch sp. 5 heard not seen
American Robin 3
American Pipit 3 seen and heard. near tree line
Fox Sparrow 1
Dark-eyed Junco 8
White-crowned Sparrow 3 two singing (seemed like a different song vs lower elevation birds, one visual at same location as bushtits and pine grosbeak. just below tree line--odd.
Pine Grosbeak 3 at tree line LIFE BIRD
Cassin's Finch 20 numerous. did not try counting.
Pine Siskin 15