Date: 11/20/18 2:45 pm
From: Carl Bendorf <carlbendorf...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Vermilion Flycatcher Map


Here is a larger version of the photo:



[image: vermilion.jpg]

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 3:43:16 PM UTC-7, Carl Bendorf wrote:
>
> Someone asked me for some info on finding the Boulder County Walden Ponds
> Vermilion Flycatcher so I thought I would share the same here:
>
> Assuming you can get to Walden Ponds (you can see 75th St running along
> the right hand edge of the attached photo), my understanding is that most
> birders have seen the bird somewhere within the red shape on the map. This
> morning, I saw it moving around within the smaller green shape on the map
> as it perched on the fence posts, fence wires, and sallied out to the
> ground for an insect. This was my third try for the bird. At one point, it
> was chased by a kestrel but I've seen kestrels there every time so it is
> co-existing so far. Many of the reports have been from around the buildings
> and various fenced areas on the south side of the entrance road and on the
> east end of the red area on the map. There is a parking lot at the east end
> and also the west end of the red area; I suggest parking at one or the
> other and birding along the public road area between the two parking lots
> and scanning all the fence lines, posts, and other perches. Some have seen
> it in the various willows that seem to line the ponds along the roadway.
> The large field area is private so all viewing must be from the Walden
> Ponds public entrance road.
>
> Carl Bendorf
> Longmont
>
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> [image: vermilion.jpg]
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