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 >