Date: 11/12/17 12:19 pm
From: Brandon <flammowl17...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Pueblo Reservoir, Pueblo Co. 11/11 (Black Scoters)
Opps. I guess, it is Nov 12th, not the 11th.

Brandon K. Percival
Pueblo West, CO

On 11/12/17, Brandon <flammowl17...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I thought about going to Park County today, though couldn't find anyone to
> go with me or meet up with up there, and didn't want to bird it all alone,
> so I decided to scope Pueblo Reservoir on this calm Sunday morning. The
> highlight were two female type Black Scoters (likely the same birds, I saw
> on Thursday). The birds were first spotted at very long distance away,
> from South Shore Marina, looking back west, to an area west of the North
> Shore Marina. From that distance, I thought they were Black Scoters,
> though, it would have been hard to convince anyone. Pearle, Clif and I
> went to a location, near the North Shore Marina to get better looks. We
> found them, and they were indeed Black Scoters, so I was happy, I was
> right. David Chartier, also saw them after noon today. Other things at
> the South Shore Marina at Pueblo Reservoir, were adult Great Black-backed
> Gull, adult Lesser Black-backed Gull, a juvenile Iceland (Thayer's) Gull.
> Common Loon numbers dropped to only a hand full maybe, compared to the 30
> two days ago! Lots of Bonaparte's Gulls spread out through out the lake,
> mostly off West Fishing Road. Red-breasted Mergansers and Common Goldeneye
> were also on Pueblo Reservoir today, and few more ducks then the last time
> I was out there on Friday. Western Grebes are all over, Horned Grebes by
> the dam, and Eared Grebes mostly off West Fishing Road.
> Good birding,
> --
> Brandon Percival
> Pueblo West, CO

Brandon Percival
Pueblo West, CO

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