Date: 11/3/18 9:28 am
From: <joe......> <joega140...>
Subject: [cobirds] October 2018 Birds, Woodland Park Area and Beyond
October 2018 Birds, Woodland Park Area and Beyond


Bald Eagle- imm. along Colorado Trail near Wellington Lake on 10-1 being
mobbed by ravens


Red-tailed Hawk- Intermediate Adult at Dome Rock SWA on 10-23


Northern Goshawk- Rampart Reservoir on 10-3


Osprey- Crystal Creek Reservoir on 10-2


Sandhill Crane- Flock flyover of about 50 on 10-2, new species for “yard
area”


Northern Pygmy-Owl- Calling at Buffalo Creek Rec. Area on 11-1 around 8:30
AM, right at the intersection of Tramway Trail and Old Rd./Trail FS 543


Downy Woodpecker- A couple around all month


Steller’s Jay- 4 on 10-31


Clark’s Nutcracker- a couple around all month


Ruby-crowned Kinglet- along CO Trail near South Platte River Trailhead on
10-6


Golden-crowned Kinglet- along CO Trail near South Platte River Trailhead on
10-6


Bluebirds- Flock of about 20 along CO Trail near South Platte River
Trailhead on 10-6


Western Bluebird- last seen on 10-4


Mountain Bluebird- Crystal Creek Reservoir on 10-2, flocking along Lovell
Gulch Trail on 10-12


Hermit Thrush- along Colorado Trail near Wellington Lake on 10-1, along CO
Trail near South Platte River Trailhead on 10-6


Townsend’s Solitaire- at birdbath on 10-1, singing along Lower Limbaugh
Canyon Trail on 10-26


Black-capped Chickadee- 1 on 10-18, 10-24


Red-breasted Nuthatch- many along CO Trail near South Platte River
Trailhead on 10-6, Buffalo Creek Rec. Area on 11-1


Brown Creeper- 10-4, 10-24

along Colorado Trail near Wellington Lake on 10-1, Rampart Reservoir on
10-3,along CO Trail near South Platte River Trailhead on 10-6, along Lovell
Gulch Trail on 10-12, along Lower Limbaugh Canyon Trail on 10-26, Buffalo
Creek Rec. Area on 11-1


Yellow-rumped Warbler- along Colorado Trail near Wellington Lake on 10-1,
along CO Trail near South Platte River Trailhead on 10-6


Chipping Sparrow- 10-4, along CO Trail near South Platte River Trailhead on
10-6


White-crowned Sparrow- 2 on 10-4, 2 on 10-10 (1 ad., 1 im.)


White-throated Sparrow- 1 on 10-15 and 11-1, second yard sighting,
tan-striped, first sighting on 11-5-17


Dark-eyed Junco, 25 on 10-9, all 5 subspecies on 10-31

Pink-sided- Arrived on 10-1, 2 on 10-9

Oregon- Arrived on 10-10

Slate-colored- Arrived on 10-23, 2 on 10-24

White-winged- Arrived on 10-26, 3 on 10-31


Evening Grosbeak- along Lovell Gulch Trail on 10-12


Pine Siskin- 1 on 10-8, 10-24

along CO Trail near South Platte River Trailhead on 10-6


Cassin’s Finch- 1F on 10-4, 10-31


Red Crossbill- About 10 along Baldy Trail at Buffalo Creek Rec. Area on 11-1


House Finch- 14 on 10-31 after snowstorm


House Sparrow- 1M on 10-10



Abert’s Squirrel- An “Abert’s” was in yard area all month, looks mostly
like Abert’s but tassel ears and body size a bit smaller than a true
Abert’s so I think this one has a little Fox in it as it is too tame as
well.



Joe LaFleur

Woodland Park, 8500 feet

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