Date: 5/16/18 3:36 am
From: Amy Davenport <cobussec...> [cobirders] <cobirders-noreply...>
Subject: [cobirders] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for May 16, 2018
Hello cobirders

Our report is called Rare Bird Alert because search engines find it
better. The report is really "Uncommon Bird Report" Not all uncommon
birds are rare birds. Birders may want to know where to see them anyway!
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings. Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: To reduce length of report, only recent sightings listed; visit
Colorado Birding Society's website everyday for additional sightings!

Reports added: 5/15/2018
Adams (Olive-sided Flycatcher)
Arapahoe (Nashville Warbler)
Boulder (Northern Parula, Red-eyed Vireo, Black-and-white Warbler,
Bobolink, Gray Flycatcher)
Cheyenne (Golden-crowned Sparrow)
Costilla (Whimbrel)
Denver (Northern Waterthrush)
Eagle (Least Flycatcher)
El Paso (Magnolia Warbler, Northern Mockingbird, Cassin's Sparrow)
El Paso/Pueblo (Gray-cheeked Thrush, Wood Thrush, Ladder-backed Woodpecker,
Olive-sided Flycatcher, Curve-billed Thrasher, Sage Thrasher,
Black-and-white Warbler, American Redstart, Least Flycatcher, Townsend's
Warbler, Veery, Bobolink, Townsend's Warbler, White-throated Sparrow,
Harris's Sparrow)
Gunnison (Lewis's Woodpecker)
Jackson (Red-necked Grebe, Greater Sage-Grouse)
Jefferson (White-eyed Vireo, Dusky Flycatcher, Plumbeous Vireo,
Black-throated Gray Warbler, Least Flycatcher, American Redstart,
Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Eastern
Phoebe)
Jefferson/Douglas (Bonaparte's Gull, American Redstart)
Larimer (Veery, Tennessee Warbler, Broad-winged Hawk, Red-eyed Vireo,
Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Eastern Bluebird, Northern Waterthrush, Eastern
Screech-Owl, Least Flycatcher)
Montrose (Gray Flycatcher, Indigo Bunting)
Ouray (Black Phoebe, Gray Vireo, Lewis's Woodpecker)
Prowers (Broad-winged Hawk, Summer Tanager)
Weld (Least Flycatcher)
Yuma (Eastern Phoebe, Common Poorwill, Eastern Screech-Owl, Long-eared Owl,
Red-bellied Woodpecker, Great Crested Flycatcher, Alder Flycatcher,
Blue-headed Vireo, Bell's Vireo, Cassin's Vireo, Eastern Bluebird, Northern
Waterthrush, American Redstart, Barn Owl, Baltimore Oriole, Harris's
Sparrow)

FRONT RANGE AND NORTHEASTERN COLORADO

Adams County
++++Lowell Ponds Wildlife Area
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Gabriel Wiltse) reported 5/15
Caspian Tern (Gabriel Wiltse) first 5/14
++++Rocky Mountain Arsenal
Cassin's Kingbird --Bluestem trail (Stevens:Michaels/Pablo Quezada)
(first 5/9) last 5/14
Gray-cheeked Thrush --Rod & Gun Club Pond (photographed) (Richard
Stevens) first 5/12
Palm Warbler --prairie trail (Jordan Hillsley) first 5/12
++++Barr Lake
Willet (9) --below northeast corner/dam (Charles Hundertmark) first 5/13


Adams/Denver Counties
++++First Creek Trail
Vermilion Flycatcher (1st yr male) --eastern pond/Adams Cty (David
Blue/Cole Sage) (first 5/13) last 5/15
Nashville Warbler --Denver Cty (Meg Reck) reported 5/14
Northern Waterthrush
(Creek as trail turns north, Adams Cty) (Stevens/Dave King) (first 5/13)
last 5/14
(Creek, 20 yards/east/Denver Cty trailhead) (Stevens) first 5/13
Red-eyed Vireo --btw Pena Blvd/Light Rail Bridge (Stevens) first 5/13
Red-headed Woodpecker --Denver Cty (Megan Miller) first 5/13

Arapahoe County
++++Cherry Creek Reservoir
Nashville Warbler --Butterfly Hill stream (Dave King) first 5/15
Bonaparte's Gull (2) --Cottonwood Crk wetlands (Mary Keithler) last 5/13

++++Eastern Arapahoe County
Burrowing Owl --CR 30, 0.2 miles/east/CR 149 (Terry Michaels/Stevens)
(first 4/1) 3; last 5/11
Burrowing Owl (3) --CR 129, 0.7 miles/south/Orchard Road (Stevens) (first
4/27) last 5/11

Boulder County
++++Twin Lakes Open Space
Northern Parula (Peter Burke) first 5/15
Hooded Warbler (Mark Miller) first 5/14
(intersection of Twin Lakes trail and Wellington Road)
++++Golden Ponds
Red-eyed Vireo (David Dowell/Luke Pheneger) first (first 5/14) last 5/15
++++Rogers Grove Park at Boulder County Fairgrounds
Black-and-white Warbler (Luke Pheneger) first 5/15
++++Entrance Road to Boulder Open Space Office
Bobolink (1) (Bill Kaempfer) first 5/15
++++Gunbarrel Commons Park
Gray Flycatcher (Leslie S) first 5/15
++++CU East Campus
Yellow-throated Vireo --southwest of Arapahoe Avenue (Peter Burke/Michael
Lester) (first 5/9) last 5/14
Northern Waterthrush --north side/west pond (Ernest Crvich/Bill Kaempfer)
(first 5/10) last 5/14
Cape May Warbler (Katie Lehman:David Haskell/Lester) (first 5/12) last
5/14
(small bridge between the ponds along the Skunk Creek trail)
Least Flycatcher (John Rutenbeck) first 5/14
Gray Flycatcher (Burke & all/John Vanderpoel) (first 5/13) last 5/14
++++Green Mountain Cemetery
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Bill Kaempfer) first 5/14
++++Pella Crossing Area
Bobolink --southeast corner/past 1st pond (Carl Starace) (first 5/10) 7;
last 5/14
++++Lagerman Reservoir
Black-bellied Plover (Chuck Hundertmark/Eric DeFonso:Carl Starace) (first
5/11) last 5/14
++++Pleasant View Marsh
Eastern Bluebird (Ernest Crvich) first 5/14
++++Greenlee Preserve
Least Flycatcher (Floyd) first 5/14
Gray Flycatcher (Floyd) first 5/14
White-throated Sparrow (Ted Floyd) first 5/14
++++Bobolink Trail
Bobolink (3) (Leslie S) first 5/13
++++McCall Lake area
Bobolink (David Waltman/Christian Nunes) (first 5/11) last 5/13

Denver County
++++Bluff Lake Nature Area
Northern Waterthrush (John Cobb) first 5/15
++++Marston Reservoir
Caspian Tern (Doug Kibbe) first 5/14

Douglas County
++++Castlewood Canyon Road
Cassin's Kingbird (Gloria Nikolai) (first 5/4) last 5/14
++++Castlewood Canyon Road
Ovenbird (Richard Stevens) first 5/11
++++Cherry Creek Trail & Walker Pit
Eastern Phoebe (up to 4) --under bridge/south end Cherry Creek trail
(Kingery/Stevens) (first 4/13) 2; last 5/11

El Paso County
++++Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Magnolia Warbler (Jim Merritt) first 5/15
++++Hanover Road and area
Northern Mockingbird (10) (David Tonnessen) first 5/15
Cassin's Sparrow (2) --Hanover Road (Tonnessen) last 5/15
Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Alan Versaw) last 5/14
Curve-billed Thrasher --Fire Station (Jim Merritt) last 5/14
Greater Roadrunner --S. Meridian Road/south/Hanover (Versaw) first 5/14
++++Fountain Creek Regional Park
Tennessee Warbler (John Drummond) first 5/14
Northern Parula (Steve Getty/M.OB.) (first 5/12) last 5/14
Chestnut-sided Warbler --warbler alley (Steve Getty) first 5/13
++++Squirrel Creek Road Area
Cassin's Kingbird --Shumway Road/south/Squirrel Creek Road (Alan Versaw)
first 5/14
Chihuahuan Raven (2) --at Ellicott Hwy (Drummond) first 5/13
++++Birdsall Road
Curve-billed Thrasher (Alan Versaw) last 5/14
++++Clear Spring Ranch
Northern Waterthrush (1 today, 13 for season) --banding station (Steve
Brown) first 5/13

El Paso/Pueblo Counties County
++++Chico Basin Ranch (fee area)
Gray-cheeked Thrush --banding station (David Tonnessen) first 5/15
Wood Thrush --banding station (Jim Merritt) reported 5/15
Ladder-backed Woodpecker --banding station (David Tonnessen) last 5/15
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Sonja P) first 5/15
Curve-billed Thrasher (Ken Burton) last 5/15
Sage Thrasher (Ken Burton) last 5/15
Black-and-white Warbler (Jim Merritt) first 5/15
American Redstart --banding station (Jim Merritt) first 5/15
(above: El Paso County)
Least Flycatcher --HQ (Gloria Nikolai/Jim Merritt) (first 5/13) last 5/15
Curve-billed Thrasher (2) --HQ (Tonnessen) last 5/15
Townsend's Warbler --HQ (Jim Merritt) first 5/15
Veery (Percival) first 5/15
Bobolink (male) (Percival) first 5/15
Townsend's Warbler (male) (Percival) first 5/15
White-throated Sparrow (Percival) first 5/15
Harris's Sparrow (Percival) first 5/15 (above: Pueblo County)

Jefferson County
++++Bear Creek Lake Park
White-eyed Vireo --see directions (Pablo Quezada/Brian Johnson) (first
5/11) last 5/15
Dusky Flycatcher (Mark Chavez) first 5/15
Common Loon (Bea Weaver) first 5/12
++++Wheat Ridge Greenbelt (Prospect Park)
Plumbeous Vireo (2) (Kevin DeBoer) first 5/15
Black-throated Gray Warbler (Kevin DeBoer) reported 5/15
American Redstart (Shannon Cwik) first 5/14
White-throated Sparrow (Shannon Cwik) first 5/14
++++Belmar Historic Park
Least Flycatcher (Mark Chavez) first 5/15
American Redstart (Shannon Cwik) first 5/15
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Myron Gerhard:Gabriel Wiltse/Mark Chavez) (first
5/12) last 5/15
Black-and-white Warbler (Mike Foster) last 5/15
Blackpoll Warbler (Gary Ackert/Kevin DeBoer:Burke Angstman) (first 5/13)
last 5/15
Northern Waterthrush (Bez Bezuidenhout) first 5/13
++++Deer Creek area/South Valley Park
Eastern Phoebe (2) --Deer Creek at Buckhorn Road (Suddjian) (David
Suddjian) last 5/15
++++Lair 'O Bear Park
Indigo Bunting (Loch Kilpatrick) first 5/14
++++Standley Lake
Black-and-white Warbler (David Chernack) first 5/14
Common Loon (Shannon Cwik: Penny Martinez) last 5/13
++++Wheat Ridge Greenbelt (Prospect Park)
American Redstart (Shannon Cwik) first 5/14
White-throated Sparrow (Shannon Cwik) first 5/14

Jefferson/Douglas Counties County
++++Chatfield Reservoir
Bonaparte's Gull (Doug Kibbe) first 5/15
American Redstart --Denver Botanic Gardens (Diane Roberts) first 5/15
Least Flycatcher --banding station (McBurney) first 5/14
American Redstart --Audubon Center trails (Diane Roberts/Michael Kiessig)
(first 5/13) last 5/14
Least Flycatcher --banding station (McBurney) first 5/14
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Joey Kellner:Steve Stachowiak/Kellner) (first
5/12) last 5/13
(east of Douglas County parking lot on Roxburough Road just north of the
Highland Canal (and south of the Chatfield pay station)

Larimer County
++++Prospect Ponds Natural Area
Veery (Josh Bruening) first 5/15
++++Dixon Reservoir
Tennessee Warbler (Brad Biggerstaff) first 5/15
++++Horsetooth Mountain Park
Broad-winged Hawk (Walter Wehtje) first 5/15
++++Lee Martinez Park
Red-eyed Vireo (Rob Sparks/Josh Bruening) (first 5/14) last 5/15
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Rob Sparks) first 5/15
Broad-winged Hawk (Rob Sparks) first 5/14
Northern Waterthrush (Rob Sparks) (first 5/10) last 5/14
Green Heron (Rob Sparks) (first 5/8) last 5/13
Eastern Screech-Owl (Rob Sparks) last 5/3
++++CSU Environmental Learning Center to Cattail Chorus
Eastern Bluebird (1) (Danny Montalvo) first 5/15
Northern Waterthrush (Montalvo) first 5/15
Eastern Screech-Owl (Josh Bruening) last 5/14
++++Spring Canyon Community Park
Eastern Screech-Owl (Kaden Neibauer) last 5/15
++++Morey Wildlife Preserve
Least Flycatcher (Nick Komar:Georgia Doyle) first 5/15
++++Topminnow Natural Area
Willet (Josh Bruening) first 5/14
Red-necked Phalarope (2) (Andy Bankert) first 5/13
++++Duck Lake
Red-necked Phalarope (Jim Nachel) first 5/14
++++Equalizer Lake & High Plains Environmental Center
Worm-eating Warbler (Georgia Doyle:Denise Brettinger/Joey Angstman)
(first 5/11) last 5/13
(trail from the center intersects the trail that circles Equalizer Lake,
about 100 m southwest of the Center's barn)
Northern Waterthrush (2) (Joey Angstman) first 5/14
Least Flycatcher (Joey Angstman) first 5/14
++++Wellington Wildlife Area, Cobb Lake
Whimbrel (Nick Komar) first 5/13
Black-throated Gray Warbler (adult female) (Doyle:Wehtje/Nick Komar)
(first 5/12) last 5/13
Gray Flycatcher (Komar) first 5/13
Veery (Komar) first 5/13
Black-throated Gray Warbler (Georgia Doyle/Komar) (first 5/12) last 5/13
++++Frank Wildlife Area & Gravel Ponds
Cassin's Vireo (Olson:Bankert) first 5/13
++++Cattail Chorus Natural Area
Dusky Flycatcher (Nick Komar) first 5/13
American Redstart (Komar) first 5/13

Pueblo County
++++Mineral Palace Park area
Yellow-throated Warbler (2) --16th & Court (Van Truan/Loch Kilpatrick)
(first 4/26) 2; last 5/12
Black-throated Gray Warbler (Loch Kilpatrick) first 5/12
++++40th Lane, Vineland
Black Rail (Van Truan) first 5/12

Weld County
++++Crow Valley Campground
Least Flycatcher (Chris Goulart/Eric DeFonso) (first 5/13) 2; last 5/15
Veery (Bruening/David Leatherman) (first 5/13) 3; last 5/14
Ovenbird --southwest corner (Bruening/Leatherman) (first 5/13) last 5/14
++++Eaton Cemetery
Cassin's Vireo (Shawn Mason) first 5/14
American Redstart (Shawn Mason) first 5/14
++++Windsor Lake
Greater White-fronted Goose (Josh Bruening) first 5/14
++++Norma's Grove
Yellow-throated Vireo (Rutherford:Bruening) first 5/13
Gray Flycatcher (Rutherford:Bruening) first 5/13
++++Weld County 37/CR 46 Ponds
Semipalmated Plover (Gene Rutherford/Chris Goulart) (first 5/1) last 5/13
Pectoral Sandpiper (Goulart) first 5/13

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO

Bent County
++++John Martin Reservoir
Piping Plover --below north end of dam (Mike Buccieri/Jane Stulp) (first
4/11) 2; last 5/7
(point between the east and west boat ramps on the north side of the
reservoir near the dam & Three-pole Island)
++++Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement Area & Wildlife Area
Wood Thrush (Jacob Washburn:Jamie Thompson) first 5/11
Black Rail --CR 16/south/CR HH (A.N./Washburn:J. Thompson) (first 5/3)
last 5/11

Cheyenne County
++++County Road 9
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Glenn Walbek) first 5/15
Mitchek Ranch, private, view from CR 9, mile south of Kit Carson/Cheyenne
County Line

Kiowa County
++++Neenoshe Reservoir
Snowy Plover (Josh Lefever) last 5/14
Long-billed Curlew (Josh Lefever) last 5/14
Least Tern (Heidi Eaton) last 5/13
++++Upper Queens Reservoir
Snowy Plover (Joachim Bertrands/Dowell) (first 4/19) 10; last 5/13
Great Crested Flycatcher (David Dowell) first 5/13
Northern Mockingbird (Heidi Eaton) last 5/13
Black-and-white Warbler (Dowell) first 5/13

Prowers County
++++Thurston Reservoir
American Bittern (Jane Stulp/Heidi Eaton) (first 5/2) last 5/14
Burrowing Owl (2) (Heidi Eaton) last 5/14
++++Lamar Community College
Broad-winged Hawk (Leukering) reported 5/15
Summer Tanager (Leukering) reported 5/15
Northern Cardinal (2) (Heidi Eaton) last 5/14

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO

Kit Carson County
++++Flagler Reservoir
Alder Flycatcher (David Dowell) reported 5/13
Eastern Bluebird (2) (Dowell) last 5/13
Cassin's Sparrow (2) (Dowell) first 5/13
Eastern Screech-Owl (Loch Kilpatrick) first 5/11

Lincoln County
++++County Road 11/north/CR S
Mountain Plover (1) --CR 11/north/CR S (Steve Mlodinow) first 5/11

Phillips County
++++Haxtun City Park
Red-headed Woodpecker (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Blackpoll Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
++++Holyoke Cemetery
Palm Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Yellow-throated Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Magnolia Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Blackpoll Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Field Sparrow (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
++++Holyoke Fishing Pond
Cassin's Kingbird (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Mourning Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Bell's Vireo (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Blue-headed Vireo (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
++++Holyoke City Park
Broad-winged Hawk (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Tennessee Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Summer Tanager (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Baltimore Oriole (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
++++Holyoke
Blackpoll Warbler (Moore/Stevens:Michaels) (first 5/12) last 5/14

Washington County
++++Last Chance Rest Stop
Northern Waterthrush (Ted Floyd/Stevens:Michaels) (first 5/11) last 5/14
Hooded Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
Blackpoll Warbler (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/14
++++Washington Country Club Golf Course Park
Possible Eastern Wood-Pewee (Jacob Washburn:Jamie Thompson) first 5/13
Magnolia Warbler (Washburn:Thompson) first 5/13
Northern Waterthrush (Washburn:Thompson) first 5/13
Black-and-white Warbler (Washburn:Thompson) first 5/13
American Redstart (Washburn:Thompson) first 5/13
Prothonotary Warbler (Mark Peterson) first 5/13
Blackpoll Warbler (Peterson) first 5/13
Golden-winged Warbler (Peterson) first 5/13
Yellow-throated Warbler (Peterson) first 5/13
Black-throated Green Warbler (Peterson) first 5/13
NOTE: not on Golf Course, but Akron Pond, County Land just north of Golf
Course
++++County Roads
Greater Prairie-Chicken (16) --CR Q/CR 50 (Sreemala Majumder/Jared
Kidder:Mike DeVries) (first 3/31) 13; last 5/10

Yuma County
++++Bonny Reservoir Area
Eastern Phoebe --wagon wheel Campgrounds (Norm Lewis/Stevens:Michaels)
(first 5/14) last 5/15
Common Poorwill --Hale Ponds (CoBus group/Stevens:Michaels) (first 5/3)
last 5/15
Eastern Screech-Owl --Hale Ponds (Stevens:Michaels) (first 3/6) 2; last
5/15
Eastern Screech-Owl --Republican River at CR 3 (Stevens:Michaels) 3; last
5/15
Long-eared Owl --east/Foster's Grove & southern wagon wheel
(Stevens:Michaels) last 5/15
Red-bellied Woodpecker (2) --southern wagon wheel road (Stevens:Michaels)
last 5/15
Red-bellied Woodpecker (4) --Hale Ponds (Stevens:Michaels) last 5/15
Great Crested Flycatcher --CR 3 (Washburn:Thompson/Stevens:Michaels)
(first 5/12) 2; last 5/15
Alder Flycatcher (Washburn:Jamie Thompson/Stevens:Michaels)(first 5/12)
last 5/15
(Hooper Ponds to Southern Wagon Wheel Road)
Blue-headed Vireo --wagon wheel road (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/15
Bell's Vireo --CR 2 (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/15
Cassin's Vireo --east/Foster's Grove (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/15
Eastern Bluebird --Hale (Stevens:Michaels) last 5/15
Northern Waterthrush --Hale Ponds (Dowell/Stevens:Michaels) (first 5/12)
last 5/15
American Redstart --east/Forster's Grove (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/15
Barn Owl --south/Forster's Grove (Stevens:Michaels) first 5/15
Baltimore Oriole --southern wagon wheel road
(Washburn:Thompson/Stevens:Michaels) (first 5/12) last 5/15
Harris's Sparrow --Hale Ponds (Dowell/Stevens:Michaels) (first 5/12) last
5/15
Southern wagon wheel road)
++++Yuma County Road 45 & area
Greater Prairie-Chicken --CR 45 Lek (east of Hwy 385) (2+ displaying)
(Stevens:Michaels) last 5/14
Short-eared Owl --CR 45/CR P (Stevens:Michaels) last 5/14
++++Stalker Pond
American Redstart (Norm Lewis) first 5/14
Northern Cardinal (Norm Lewis) last 5/14
Baltimore Oriole (Norm Lewis) first 5/14
++++Wray Fishing Unit
Eastern Phoebe (Stevens:Barker:Simmons/Washburn:Thompason) (first 3/25)
last 5/13
Great Crested Flycatcher (Nick Moore/Washburn:Thompson) (first 5/12) last
5/13
Baltimore Oriole (3) (Nick Moore/Washburn:Thompson) (first 5/12) last 5/13

WESTERN COLORADO

Alamosa County
++++North of Mosca
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher --mile/east/Hwy 17 & Lane 17 (John Rawinski)
first 5/14
++++San Luis Lake
Marbled Godwit (Rawinski) first 5/14
Willets (Rawinski) first 5/14

Archuleta County
++++Deer Trail Aspen Springs
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Byron Greco) first 5/12
++++Pagosa Springs & area
Lewis's Woodpecker (1) --CR 200 (Ben Bailey) (first 5/3) last 5/11

Costilla County
++++Smith Reservoir
Whimbrel --south shore (John Rawinski) first 5/15

Eagle County
++++Gypsum Ponds area
Least Flycatcher (JoAnn Potter Riggle) first 5/15

Fremont County
++++Arkansas Riverwalk
Black Phoebe --Sells Pond to Raynolds Avenue (Rich Miller/Catherine Olin)
(first 3/28) last 5/12

Garfield County
++++Storm King Fire Memorial Trail/Glenwood Springs
Black-and-white Warbler (John Hogan) first 5/14

Gunnison County
++++Gunnison
Lewis's Woodpecker (3) --S. Wisconsin & E. Gunnison (Briony Coady) first
5/15

Jackson County
++++Cowdrey Lake Wildlife Area
Red-necked Grebe (Casey Setash) reported 5/15
++++Jackson County Road 26b Leks
Greater Sage-Grouse (3) --Hwy 14, see map (Colten Dornbach) first 5/14

Greater Sage-Grouse (up to 78) --CR 26b (Stevens:Michaels/Washburn:Jamie
Thompson) (first 2/26) last 5/5

Mesa County
++++Connected Lakes State Park Area
Western Screech-Owl (JoAnn Riggle) last 5/13
++++Uncompahgre Plateau
Grace's Warbler
(4) --John Brown Canyon (Ronda Woodward) first 5/12
(1) --Jack's Canyon (Eric DeFonso/Henwood) (first 5/10) 3; last 5/12
(2)--Telephone Trail (Henwood:Kelly) first 5/12
++++Audubon Nature Center area
Black Phoebe (1) --Audubon Trail, Phoebe Rock (Katey Buster/Mike Henwood)
(first 3/16) 3; last 5/11
++++Black Phoebe PE Road
Black Phoebe (2) (Mike Henwood/Nic Korte) (first 4/21) last 5/11

Montezuma County
++++Ute Farms
Purple Martin --CR 201 (Coen Dexter) first 5/12

Montrose County
++++Old Hwy 90 through Silver Hawk Ranch
Gray Flycatcher (Coen Dexter:Brenda Wright) first 5/15
Indigo Bunting (Coen Dexter:Brenda Wright) first 5/15

Ouray County
++++Billy Creek Wildlife Area
Black Phoebe --bridge over Billy Creek (Kent Nelson) (first 5/5) last 5/15
Gray Vireo (2) (Kent Nelson) first 5/15
++++Hwy 550, north of Rookery
Lewis's Woodpecker (Kent Nelson) first 5/15

Routt County
++++Twenty Road Leks
Sharp-tailed Grouse (2) (Stevens:Michaels/CoBus group) (first 2/27) 3;
last 4/30
++++80 Route Leks
Sharp-tailed Grouse (2) (CoBus group) (first 3/31) 5; last 4/30
Greater Sage-Grouse (Stevens:Barker:Simmons/CoBus group) (first 3/21) 8;
last 4/30

Saguache County
++++Russell Lakes Wildlife Area
American Bittern (Bill Schmoker:Ted Floyd/Mark Holmgren) (first 3/18)
last 5/14

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