Date: 12/26/17 6:04 pm
From: Robert Hill <rwhill1909...>
Subject: Re: [cobirds] Digest for - 10 updates in 7 topics
Snowy owl was observed December 26th between about 4:30ish to almost 5:00
on the Stanley Lake Dam crest. Best observed from west parking lot of
Wayne Carl Middle School and scan over soccer field to dam crest.

Robert Hill

On Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 1:20 AM, <cobirds...> wrote:

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> - Colorado Rare Bird Alert, 25 December 2017
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> Snowy Owl Hunting Habits
> <http://groups.google.com/group/cobirds/t/3178ae1da9314f4?utm_source=digest&utm_medium=email>
> Michael T <raptordefender...>: Dec 25 10:53AM -0800
>
> Hey Gang,
>
> Please remember that these birds are highly diurnal,so they hunt mostly
> during the day from dawn to dusk. Searching for them at night might cause
> them to flush from resting and make them more susceptible to harassment
> from the local Great Horned owls which are pretty cranky right now since
> they are enforcing their territorial rights in preparation for the upcoming
> nesting season.
>
> Just my two cents
>
> Michael Tincher
> Fort Collins
> Paul Hurtado <paul.j.hurtado...>: Dec 25 11:44AM -0800
>
> Hi all,
>
> I just wanted to clarify that while these birds are highly diurnal on their
> breeding grounds (the far north, where the days are long), many if not all
> recent studies of wintering birds in the lower 48 show these birds are most
> active and hunting at night (some over open water, hunting gulls and
> ducks).
>
> This should NOT encourage us to go looking for them at night. Instead it
> highlights the importance of keeping a healthy distance from them (and
> keeping noise and talking to a minimum) so they can get some rest.
>
> The current location of the Standley Lake bird is fortunately about
> 200-250yds from a roadside fence, so it's tolerating all the activity
> (mostly from noisey dog walkers across the street) reasonably well.
>
> Good birding,
> Paul Hurtado
>
> On Dec 25, 2017 11:53 AM, "Michael T" <raptordefender...> wrote:
>
> Hey Gang,
>
> Please remember that these birds are highly diurnal,so they hunt mostly
> during the day from dawn to dusk. Searching for them at night might cause
> them to flush from resting and make them more susceptible to harassment
> from the local Great Horned owls which are pretty cranky right now since
> they are enforcing their territorial rights in preparation for the upcoming
> nesting season.
>
> Just my two cents
>
> Michael Tincher
> Fort Collins
>
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> Snowy Owl - Jefferson Co
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> Paul Hurtado <paul.j.hurtado...>: Dec 25 10:05AM -0800
>
> I was unable to relocate the bird at 2am when I noticed the eBird alert
> (I'm staying 4 minutes south of Standley Lake and couldn't resist!), but by
> then it could have been out in the lake hunting. The roosting geese were
> pretty noisey.
>
> Positive and negative updates on this bird would be much appreciated!
>
> I also wanted to pass along this information on how birders and
> photographers should view Snowy Owls:
>
> http://www.bsbo.org/snow-viewing-tips.html
>
> Good birding,
> Paul Hurtado
>
> Ira Sanders <zroadrunner14...>: Dec 25 11:16AM -0700
>
> Birders,
> Tammy and I were at Stanley at 9 am. Talk to a photog who saw the owl fly
> high to the NE and over the dam. He had an identifiable flight shot of it
> so I know it wasn't a gull. It was the owl. We didn't see it when we were
> there but didn't go below the dam.
> Ira Sanders
> Golden
>
> On Mon, Dec 25, 2017 at 11:05 AM, Paul Hurtado <paul.j.hurtado...>
> wrote:
>
>
> --
> Ira Sanders
> Golden, CO
> "My mind is a raging torrent flooded with rivulets of thought cascading
> into a waterfall of creative alternatives."
> Tom Redd <tom.redd...>: Dec 25 11:53AM -0700
>
> He was flying over the lake to the NE when I saw it shortly after sunrise.
> Eric DeFonso and I looked on the north side of the lake and I spent a
> little bit of time looking below the dam but didn’t see it again.
>
> Tom Redd
> Highlands Ranch
>
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> Snowy Owl JeffCo YES
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> Amy Cervene <acervene...>: Dec 25 11:47AM -0700
>
> The owl is currently in a field just SW of a parking lot at 100th and
> Simms.
>
> Amy
>
> Amy Cervene
> Highlands Ranch
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> Red-breasted Sapsucker
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> Doug Faulkner <zebrilus...>: Dec 25 11:45AM -0700
>
> Still present this morning at same location.
>
> Doug Faulkner
> Arvada, CO
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> Help for bird count 1/30
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> Matt Rodgers <mattrodgers79...>: Dec 25 08:59AM -0800
>
> I certainly am; please let me know when and where to meet.
>
> <mattrodgers79...>
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> oops, wrong date for bird count
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> Deborah Carstensen <fiddlenurs...>: Dec 25 08:26AM -0700
>
> The Douglas County, Woodhouse property for account is on December
> thirtieth not January 30th!
>
> Thanks, Deb Carstensen
>
> Sent from my iPhone
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> Colorado Rare Bird Alert, 25 December 2017
> <http://groups.google.com/group/cobirds/t/9aa549985f3426fe?utm_source=digest&utm_medium=email>
> Joyce Takamine <jabirujt...>: Dec 25 04:02AM -0700
>
> Compiler: Joyce Takamine
> e-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org
> Date: December 25, 2017
> Merry Christmas
> This is the Rare Bird Alert for Monday, December 25 sponsored by Denver
> Field Ornithologists and the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies.
>
> Highlight species include: (* indicates new information on this species)
> NOTE: The RBA is now using the new AOU checklist and the order of families
> has changed.
>
> Greater White-fronted Goose (Boulder, El Paso, Montrose, Weld)
> Tundra Swan (*Larimer)
> Eurasian Wigeon (Fremont)
> Mallard (Mexican Intergrade) (Boulder)
> Greater Scaup (Delta, *Jefferson, Pueblo)
> Surf Scoter (Ouray)
> Long-tailed Duck (Weld)
> Barrow’s Goldeneye (Chaffee, Pueblo, Weld)
> Hooded Merganser (Pitkin)
> Greater Prairie-Chicken (Yuma)
> Wild Turkey (Lincoln)
> Horned Grebe (Jefferson)
> Red-necked Grebe (Boulder, Fremont)
> Eared Grebe (Boulder)
> Clark’s Grebe (Chaffee)
> Virginia Rail (Pitkin, Pueblo)
> Sora (Pueblo)
> Spotted Sandpiper (Fremont)
> Mew Gull (Pueblo)
> Iceland Gull (Kiowa, Weld)
> Glaucous Gull (Weld)
> Great Black-backed Gull (Pueblo)
> Pacific Loon (Boulder, Denver)
> Double-crested Cormorant (Boulder)
> American White Pelican (Boulder)
> Great Egret (Weld)
> Osprey (Larimer)
> Northern Harrier (Teller)
> HARRIS’S HAWK (Larimer)
> Western Screech-Owl (Pueblo)
> Snowy Owl (Baca, *Jefferson, Logan, Otero, Washington)
> Red-bellied Woodpecker (Yuma)
> Williamson’s Sapsucker (Fremont)
> Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (El Paso, Fremont, Pueblo)
> RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER (*El Paso)
> Hammond’s Flycatcher (Boulder)
> Black Phoebe (Fremont)
> Say’s Phoebe (Fremont, *Jefferson, Pueblo)
> Steller’s Jay (Baca, Mesa)
> Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay (Pueblo)
> Common Raven (Adams)
> Pygmy Nuthatch (Arapahoe, Morgan, Phillips)
> Rock Wren (Yuma)
> Pacific Wren (La Plata)
> Carolina Wren (Pueblo)
> Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Boulder, *Pueblo)
> Eastern Bluebird (Yuma)
> Mountain Bluebird (Yuma)
> Hermit Thrush (Arapahoe)
> Gray Catbird (*Larimer)
> Northern Mockinbird (Logan)
> American Pipit (Boulder)
> Gray-crowned Rosy- Finch (Fremont, Mesa)
> Black Rosy-Finch (Mesa)
> Brown-capped Rosy-Finch (Fremont, Mesa)
> Cassin’s Finch (Yuma)
> Common Redpoll (Fremont, Yuma)
> Red Crossbill (Arapahoe, Jefferson)
> Lapland Longspur (Weld, Yuma)
> Snow Bunting (El Paso)
> Rufous-crowned Sparrow (Fremont)
> Fox Sparrow (Delta)
> Lincoln’s Sparrow (Fremont, Jefferson, Larimer, Pueblo)
> Swamp Sparrow (Pueblo, Weld)
> White-throated Sparrow (Boulder, Fremont)
> Harris’s Sparrow (*Denver, Fremont, Larimer, Yuma)
> Brown-headed Cowbird (Pueblo)
> Rusty Blackbird (Fremont)
> Common Yellowthroat (Fremont)
> Yellow Warbler (Mesa)
> Palm Warbler (Larimer)
> Yellow-rumped Warbler (*Jefferson, Yuma)
> Yellow-throated Warbler (Jefferson)
> Prairie Warbler (Jefferson, *Pueblo)
> Black-throated Green Warbler (Boulder)
> Northern Cardinal (Logan, Yuma)
>
> ARAPAHOE COUNTY:
>
> ---On December 19 at Writers Vista Park and McLellen Reservoir, David
> Suddjian reported Pygmy Nuthatch.
> ---On December 23 at Blackmer Lake Highline Canal Trail, Jared Del Rosso
> reported Hermit Thrush and Pygmy Nuthatch.
>
> BACA COUNTY:
> ---On December 21 .5 mile east of intersection of CR 34 and CR UU, Preston
> Larimer reported Snowy Owl. This is in northern Baca County just south of
> Prowers county.
>
> BOULDER COUNTY:
> ---On December 20 at Twin Lakes, Jeff Parks reported Hammond’s Flycatcher.
> ---On December 18 at Valmont Reservoir Complex, Randy Siebert and Peter
> Burke reported Pacific Loon and 3 Red-necked Grebes. On December 19 at
> Valmont Reservoir Complex, Matt Hofeditz reported Red-necked Grebe. On
> December 20 at Valmont Reservoir Complex, Peter Gent and Phoenix Swan
> reported Pacific Loon and 3 Red-necked Grebes. On December 22 at Valmont
> Reservoir Complex, Jeff Parks reported Pacific Loon, 3 Red-necked Grebes.
> ---On December 19 on Niwot Loop Trail, John Vanderpoel reported Say’s
> Phoebe on Lobo Trail about 300 yds from Monarch.
> ---On December 20 at Boulder Reservoir, Boulder Bird Club reported 2 Eared
> Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, and American White-Pelican.
> ---On December 21 at CU East Campus at Confluence Ponds and Skunk Creek,
> Bill Kaempfer reported Say’s Phoebe.
> ---On December 23 at 28 and 29th St in Boulder, Nick Moore and John
> Malenich reported Black-throated Green Warbler. Addresses were 777 29th St
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=777+29th+St&entry=gmail&source=g>
> and 770 28th St
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=770+28th+St&entry=gmail&source=g>.
> ---On December 23 at Stearn’s Lake, Chuck Hundertmark reported Greater
> White-fronted Goose.
>
> CHAFFEE COUNTY:
> ---On December 21 at Sands Lake SWA in Salida, Valerie Bourdeau reported 14
> Barrow’s Goldeneyes and Clark’s Grebe.
>
> DELTA COUNTY:
> ---On December 19 at FS office in Paonia on Rio Grande, Dennis Garrison
> reported Slate-colored Fox Sparrow at the office feeders.
>
> DENVER COUNTY:
> ---On December 16 at Marston Reservoir Denver CBC Area 3, Alec Hopping
> reported Pacific Loon. On December 17 at Marston Reservoir Complex West
> End, Diane Roberts reported Pacific Loon. On December 19 at Marston
> Reservoir Complex, Eric DeFonso reported Pacific Loon.
> ---On December 20 at First Creek at Denver Open Space, Doug Kibbe and Elain
> Wagner reported Harris’s Sparrow. On December 24 at First Creek at DEN
> Open Space, Alison Hixon reported Harris’s Sparrow.
>
> EL PASO COUNTY:
> ---On December 21 at S end of Cresterra Blvd, CiCi Lee reported Snow
> Bunting; it flew towards Big Johnson.
> ---On December 21 at 1900 – 2000 Sundown Drive
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1900+%E2%80%93+2000+Sundown+Drive&entry=gmail&source=g>
> in Colorado Springs, David
> Tonnessen reported juv Yellow-bellied Sapsucker.
> ---On December 21 and 22, David Tonnessen reported RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER
> (ruber) on Miranda Road in Colorado Springs. This is a new state record if
> accepted. The sapsucker has been seen on Broadmoor property. If you want
> to photograph the bird on Broadmoor property you need to obtain a photo
> permit. On December 22 Aaron and Pati Driscoll reported the RED-BREASTED
> SAPSUCKER on a tree next to Mirada Road. On December 22 Kevin Ash, and
> Glenn Walbek reported the RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER at Broadmoor. On December
> 23, Loch Kilpatrick and many other birders reported RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER
> on Miranda Road and Broadmoor. John Drummond reported that a photo permit
> is not needed. On December 24 on Miranda Road, Nick Komar reported
> RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER before 0900, then the sapsucker disappeared for a
> few hours and was then seen in the afternoon by several birders.
>
> FREMONT COUNTY:
> ---On December 18 on Canon City Riverwalk from Mackenzie Ave to S Raynolds
> Ave, Jerry DeBoer reported Spotted Sandpiper.
> ---On December 19 on Penrose CBC, Mark Peterson reported Red-necked Grebe,
> Spotted Sandpiper, Williamson’s Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Black
> Phoebe, Say’s Phoebe, Common Yellowthroat, Harris’s Sparrow, White-throated
> Sparrow, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Rusty
> Blackbird, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, Brown-capped Rosy-Finch, Common
> Redpoll.
> ---On December 23 at Canon City Valco Ponds, Rich Miller reported m
> Eurasian Wigeon on east pond.
>
> JEFFERSON COUNTY:
> ---On December 16 at One Belmar Place apartments, Bill Eley reported a
> Yellow-throated Warbler show up at his feeder in Bldg 640, the warbler has
> been visiting a feeder at Bldg 620. While look for the Yellow-throated
> Warbler, Aaron Shipe and Frank Farrell found a Prairied Warbler in bushes
> and pines trees across from Bldg 620. On December 17 at Belmar Place
> apartments, Alec Hopping reported Say’s Phoebe, Yellow-rumped (Audubon’s)
> Warbler, Prairie Warbler, and Yellow-throated Warbler. On December 17 at
> Belmar Place apartments, Christine Alexander and Renee Casias reported
> Say’s Phoebe and Prairie Warbler. On December 18 at 1 Belmar Place, Scott
> Someshoe and many other birders reported Say’s Phoebe, Yellow-rumped
> Warbler, Yellow-throated Warbler, and Prairie Warbler. On December 19 at
> One Belmar Place pond, Bob Shade, Gary Brower, Gwen Moore, Phoenix Kwan
> reported Yellow-rumped Warblers, Yellow-throated Warbler, and Prairie
> Warbler. On December 20 at One Belmar Place, Kevin DeBoer, Mark Obmascik,
> Jeff Dawson, and Cynthia Madsen reported Say’s Phoebe, 2 Yellow-rumped
> Warblers, Yellow-throated Warbler, and Prairie Warbler. On December 21 at
> One Belmar Place, Nick Moore reported Yellow-rumped Warbler and
> Yellow-throated Warbler. On December 22 at One Belmar Place, Patrick
> O’Driscoll reported Yellow-rumped Warbler and Yellow-throated Warbler;
> Alison Hixon reported Yellow-rumped Warbler. On December 23 at One Belmar
> Place, Norm Lewis, Tim Ryan, Doug Kibbe and Mackenzie Goldthwaite reported
> 2 Yellow-rumped Warblers, Yellow-throated Warbler, and Say’s Phoebe. On
> December 24 at One Belmar Place, Chris Wood and Jessie Barry reported 6
> Say’s Phoebes and 3 Yellow-rumped Warblers.
> ---On December 19 at Ken Caryl Valley Blue Grouse Ridge Rd at open space,
> David Suddjian reported 13 Red Crossbils (Ponderosa Pine, Type 2) and 1 Red
> Crossbill (Lodgepole Type 5).
> ---On December 22 at Coors Ponds, Bruce Snyder reported Horned Grebe.
> ---On December 23 near Stanley Lake on light pole at 88th and Queen, Bars
> Moore reported Snowy Owl. On December 24 near Standley Lake (south) at
> 88th Pkwy and Newcombe, Victoria Baldwin reported Snowy Owl. Please view
> from a distance.
> ---On December 24 at Belmar Park, Jessie Barry and Chris Wood reported 2
> Greater Scaup and Yellow-rumped (Audubon’s) Warbler.
>
> LA PLATA COUNTY:
> ---On December 20 at Animas River trail---Huck Finn Pond and Hatchery area,
> Ryan Votta reported Pacific Wren.
>
> LARIMER COUNTY:
> ---On December 15 the HARRIS’S HAWK was reported by Walter Wehtje at
> Running Deer NA Parking Lot perched in a tree about 250 m away, later
> Perched in a tree on S side of Hageman’s Recycling. Later Robert Beauchamp
> reported the HARRIS’S HAWK perched in a tree behind Hageman’s Recycling
> Center in a tree behind the main building. On December 16 the HARRIS’S
> HAWK was reported by Kevin DeBoer and several other birders at Hagerman
> Recycling Center. On December 17 behind Hagerman’s Recycling Center, Tom
> Behnfield, Mark Chavez, Art Hudak, David Starbuck and Frank Farrell
> reported HARRIS’S HAWK. On December 18 Tom Heinrich and several other
> birders reported HARRIS’S HAWK around Hagerman Recycle Center and Welcome
> Center. On December 19 Kevin Keirn reported the HARRIS’S HAWK on the
> largest tree at the farmhouse N of Prospect Rd N of Welcome Center. Many
> other birders reported HARRIS’S HAWK in the area around Prospect and the
> Welcome Center. On December 20 in tree in middle of Hagerman Recycle
> Center Scott Somershoe reported HARRIS’S HAWK and Mark Amershek reported
> HARRIS’S HAWK at Visitor Center. On December 22, from Welcome Center, John
> Shenot, Paul Hurtado, Rob Sparks were able to view HARRIS ‘S HAWK. The
> hawk was seen by several birders. On December 23, Dave Leatherman and
> several other birders reported HARRIS’S HAWK in the area around Visitor
> Center and Recycle center.
> ---On December 16 at 2270 Cache La Poudre Dr Fort Collins
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=2270+Cache+La+Poudre+Dr+Fort+Collins&entry=gmail&source=g>
> CBC area K,
> Georgia Doyle reported Palm Warbler. On December 17 at Palm Warbler
> Stakeout, Andy Bankert, Caroline Olson, Nick Komar, and David Wade reported
> Western Palm Warbler. On December 18 at Palm Warbler Stakeout, Danny
> Montalvo, Austin Hess, and Joshua Smith reported Western Palm Warbler. On
> December 19 at Cache La Poudre Dr, Dave Leatherman reported Palm Warbler.
> ---On December 22 on Big Thompson Rec Trail between Taft and Wilson in
> Loveland, Elaine Coley reported Lincoln’s Sparrow and Osprey.
> ---On December 22 at Lee Martinez Park in Fort Collins, Andy Bankert
> reported Gray Catbird. On December 24 at Lee Martinez Park, Caroline Olson
> and Andy Bankert reported Gray Catbird.
> ---On December 24 at Hamilton Reservoir, Dave Leatherman reported Tundra
> Swan.
>
> LINCOLN COUNTY:
> ---On December 21 at Limon Wetlands and Doug Kissel Pond, Andrew Judd
> reported 50 Wild Turkeys.
>
> LOGAN COUNTY:
> ---On December 20 at North Sterling Reservoir and SP, Norm Lewis reported
> Northern Mockingbird.
> ---On December 20 on I-76 at mm 130, Paul and Janice Sweet reported Snowy
> Owl.
>
> MESA COUNTY:
> ---On December 23 at Powderhorn Ski Area, Denise and Mark Vollmar reported
> 35 Brown-capped Rosy-Finch, 110 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, and 8 Black
> Rosy-Finch.
>
> MONTROSE COUNTY:
> ---On December 29 at Otter Pond in Montrose, Betty Fenton reported Greater
> White-fronted Goose.
>
> OTERO COUNTY:
> ---On December 16 S of La Junta on CR25 S of CR N Robin Bay reported Snowy
> Owl. On December 17 in Comanche National Grassland on CR 803 E of CR 25,
> Kim Score reported Snowy Owl. On December 18 at Junction of GR 802 and CR
> 25, Dave Leatherman and Janeal Thompson reported Snowy Owl.
>
> OURAY COUNTY:
> ---On December 19 at Ridgway Reservoir and SP, Aaron Yappert reported Surf
> Scoter.
>
> PITKIN COUNTY:
> ---On December 19 at Aspen Center for Enviromental Studies, Catherine Hagen
> reported f Hooded Merganser and 2 Virginia Rail.
>
> PUEBLO COUNTY:
> ---On December 16 at Pueblo Reservoir, John Drummond reported Great
> Black-backed Gull. On December 18 at Pueblo Reservoir South Shore Marina,
> Rebecca Laroache reported Great Black-backed Gull.
> ---On December 16 at Pueblo Reservoir below the dam, John Drummond reported
> Prairie Warbler. On December 19 at Pueblo Reservoir below the dam, Brandon
> Percival and Rebecca Laroche reported Prairie Warbler. On December 23 at
> Pueblo Reservoir below the dam, Brandon Percival reported Prairie Warbler.
> On December 24 at Pueblo Reservoir below Dam on Juniper Road, Doug Kibbe
> and Mackenzie Goldthwaite reported Blue-gray Gnatcatcher and Prairie
> Warbler.
> ---On December 20 at 40th Lane, Brandon Percival and Van Truan reported
> Sora, 8 Virginia Rail, and Western Screech-Owl.
> ---On December 20 on Pueblo CBC, Brandon Percival reported Greater Scaup,
> Sora, Mew Gull, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Say’s Phoebe, Woodhouse’s
> Scrub-Jay, Lapland Longspur, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, Brown-headed
> Cowbird.
> ---On December 23 on Arkansas River Trail east of Pueblo Blvd, Robb Hinds
> reported Carolina Wren.
>
> TELLER COUNTY:
> ---On December 21 at Booger Red Hill, Diana Beatty reported Northern
> Harrier.
>
> WELD COUNTY:
> ---On December 17 at Windsor Lake, Steve Mlodinow reported 2 Long-tailed
> Ducks, 2 Iceland (Thayer’s) Gulls, and 2 Red Crossbill. On December 18 at
> Windsor Lake, Josh Brueing reported Long-tailed Duck, f Barrow’s Goldeneye,
> and imm Glaucous Gull. On December 19 at Windsor Lake, Steve Mlodinow and
> Alison Nixon reported Long-tailed Duck. On December 20 at Windsor Lake,
> Jim Nachel reported Greater White-fronted Goose and Long-tailed Duck; Ryan
> Graves reported Glaucous Gull. On December 22 at Windsor Lake, Bert Harris
> reported Greater White-fronted Goose.
> ---On December 19 at 35th Ave Ponds in Greeley, Shawn Mason reported Great
> Egret.
> ---On December 21 on Nunn CBC, Gary Lefko reported Lapland Longspurs.
> Best locations are CR 122 between CR 37 and CR 55 especially CR 122 at CR
> 49.
>
> WASHINGTON COUNTY:
> ---On December 21 on CR 7 near Woodrow, Norm Erthal reported flushing a
> Snowy Owl from ditch along the road.
>
> YUMA COUNTY:
> ---On December 22 on CR 5.5 (almost in Kansas) on Bonny CBC, Glenn Walbek
> reported 3 Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Rock Wren, 14 Eastern Bluebirds, 19
> Lapland Longspurs, 4 Harris’s Sparrows, 16 Common Redpoll.
> ---On December 22 on CR 3.5 on Bonny CBC, Robert Beauchamp reported
> Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler, 2 Northern Cardinals, and Cassin’s Finch.
> ---On December 22 at Bonn Reservoir Wagon Wheel CG on Bonny CBC, Austin
> Hess reported 5 Mountain Bluebirds.
> ---On December 22 on Unnamed Road near Idalia on Bonny CBC, Norm Erthal
> reported 6 Mountain Bluebirds.
> ---On December 22 on CR LL.5 on Bonny CBC, Austin Hess reported 9 Greater
> Prairie-Chicken.
>
> DFO Field Trip:
> No Field Trips scheduled until Jan 1. Help with a Christmas Count.
>
> Good Birding,
>
> Joyce Takamine
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Westminster, CO 80020-3281

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