Date: 1/3/18 12:14 am From: Nicholas Komar <quetzal65...> Subject: [cobirds] Loveland CBC highlights
The 18th Loveland CBC was held on Jan 1, with 50 participants divided into 20 teams plus a couple feeder watchers. The total species was 109 (previous high was 106, one year ago), with an additional 9 species recorded during Count Week so far.
Species new to the count were: Red-necked Grebe (at Carter Lake and Greenridge Glade Reservoir), Glaucous-winged Gull (Carter Lake), Dunlin (along a private section of the Big Thompson River), and Three-toed Woodpecker (Bobcat Ridge Natural Area). Other rare species recorded only once before were: Snow Bunting (Carter Lake south end), Pine Warbler (Wild Horse Condominiums) and Lincoln’s Sparrow (private feeder).