Date: 11/8/17 12:02 pm
From: Jared Del Rosso <jared.delrosso...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Fox Sparrow - deKoevend Park (Arapahoe)
The Fox Sparrow continued this afternoon (11/8) under the feeders along the
High Line at deKoevend (south portion, near the western edge).

- Jared Del Rosso
Centennial, CO

On Monday, November 6, 2017 at 10:06:18 AM UTC-7, Jared Del Rosso wrote:
>
> This morning (11/6), I took my dog on an early, cold walk around deKoevend
> Park in Centennial, which only seemed to get colder the longer we were out
> there. Dozens of juncos, three creepers (a high count for me around
> Arapahoe Co.), a very dark Red-tailed Hawk, and a small flock of Cedar
> Waxwings sustained us through that cold, long enough to spot a Fox Sparrow
> beneath some feeders along the High Line near the park's southwest edge.
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> About two weeks ago, I thought I heard and saw a Fox Sparrow along this
> stretch of the canal trail at deKoevend. It was while walking my dog;
> inexplicably, I'd decided not to bring my my binoculars. In the shadows of
> the undergrowth along the trail, I spotted a bird that reminded me of a
> Song Sparrow x Hermit Thrush -- sparrow+ sized and shaped, with warm
> colors. I let Cynthia Madsen know this. We both made follow-up trips to
> deKoevend. Neither of us found a Fox Sparrow, though I located a Song
> Sparrow in the same general area. So I figured the Song Sparrow had fooled
> me, as it so often does. But perhaps this bird has been at deKoevend all
> along.
>
>
> - Jared Del Rosso
>
> Centennial, CO
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