Date: 11/27/18 5:36 am
From: 'Allison Hilf' via Colorado Birds <cobirds...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Tuesday, November 27
This is the Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Tuesday, November 27 at 6:30 AM sponsored by Denver Field Ornithologists.
Rare, out of place and out of season species include: (* indicates new information on this species)

Trumpeter Swan (*Douglas, Jefferson)
Eurasian Wigeon (Montezuma)
Mexican Duck (Weld)
White-winged Scoter (Chaffee)
Surf Scoter (*Las Animas)
Black Scoter (*Arapahoe, *Jefferson, *Las Animas)
Greater Roadrunner (La Plata)
Red-throated Loon (*Douglas, Jefferson)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Larimer, Pueblo)
Black Phoebe (Jefferson)
Vermilion Flycatcher (Boulder)
SEDGE WREN (Eagle)
Rusty Blackbird (Arapahoe)
Black-and-White Warbler (Larimer)
Prothonotary Warbler (Jefferson)
CAPE MAY WARBLER (Pueblo)
Northern Parula (Pueblo)
Blackburnian Warbler (Boulder)
Palm Warbler (Arapahoe,Jefferson)
Pine Warbler (Jefferson)
Northern Cardinal (Larimer)

ARAPAHOE COUNTY:
---On November 26 a Black Scoter was reported by Tanja Britton at South Platte Park-South Platte Reservoir.
---On November 20 a Rusty Blackbird was reported by the Tuesday Birders at the east edge of the Swim Beach at Cherry Creek SP; it continued through Nov 24.
---On November 24 a Palm Warbler was reported by Christopher Warneke at Eagle Watch Lake, which is just east of South Platte Reservoir. Last reported on Nov. 25.

BOULDER COUNTY:
---On November 15 a Vermillion Flycatcher was reported by Leslie S. at Walden Ponds, seen daily through November 25.
---On November 13 a 1st winter Blackburnian Warbler was reported by Scott Severs in SW Longmont, near Airport Rd & Dry Creek Greenway. It continued through Nov 22.

CHAFFEE COUNTY:
---On November 18 a White-winged Scoter was reported by Sally Waterhouse at Sands Lake SWA; it was seen again on November 19 & 20.

DOUGLAS COUNTY:
—On November 26 a lingering Trumpeter Swan was reported by Cynthia Kristensen at Plum Creek Wetland at W. Titan Rd.
---On November 26 a lingering immature Red-throated Loon was reported by Daniel Horton at Chatfield SP. It is usually best seen from the Lake View parking lot, which is between Campground Loops B & C, or from the the N Boat Ramp area.

EAGLE COUNTY:
---On November 15 a SEDGE WREN was reported by Eric Culbertson at Lake Creek Village Wetland, which has continued through November 23. There have been only two previous West Slope records on eBird!

JEFFERSON COUNTY:
---On Nov. 26 a lingering Black Scoter was reported by John Drummond at South Platte Park/South Platte Reservoir; Southwest Bay Area.
---On November 24 a Palm Warbler was reported by Glenn Walbek at South Platte Park/South Platte Reservoir; Southwest Bay area.
---On November 21 a Prothonotary Warbler and Black Phoebe were reported by Daniel Horton at the “Clear Creek Trail--Golden to I-70” eBird hotspot. Both were seen again on Nov 23. On November 24 a Palm Warbler was also seen at this location.
---On November 23 an adult Trumpeter Swan was reported by Franks Ferrell at the Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms, seen again on Nov 24.
---On November 24 the Red-throated Loon found by Joey Kellner at Chatfield SP in Douglas County, was also seen in Jefferson County.
---On November 24 a Pine Warbler was reported by Jerry Baines at Denver West Office Park.

LA PLATA COUNTY:
---On November 22 a Greater Roadrunner was reported by Sioux Toburen from Durango, where it is quite rare.

LARIMER COUNTY:
---On November 16 and Nov 22 a Black-and-white Warbler was reported by John Shenot at Grandview Cemetery, last seen in a mixed species flock in area 9.
---On November 18 an imm Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was reported by David Wade reported at Grandview Cemetery. It continued through November 24.
---On November 24 a f Northern Cardinal was reported by Steve Martin, SW of Wellington. It has been visiting his feeders for over six weeks. Last reported on Nov. 25. If anyone is interested in trying to see the Cardinal, please contact Steve at falconridge AT cowisp.net
---On November 24 a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was reported by Nick Komar at Eden Valley Institute, sw of Masonville.
—On November 24 a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was reported by James McCall at Grandview Cemetery.

LAS ANIMAS COUNTY:
—On November 24 a Surf Scoter was reported by David Tonnessen at Trinidad Reservoir (SP & State Wildlife Area).
—On November 24 a Black Scoter was reported by David Tonnessen at Trinidad Reservoir (SP & State Wildlife Area).

MONTEZUMA COUNTY:
---On November 16 -21 an Eurasian Wigeon was reported by Brenda Wright, Coen Dexter, & Erik Hendrickson at Industrial Park Pond.

PUEBLO COUNTY:
—On November 25 a Northern Parula was reported by Paul Hurtado below the train bridge along the Arkansas River Trail downstream of Pueblo City Park. Easiest access is from Reservoir Rd off of Carlile Ave. Not seen on Nov 26, despite multiple birders looking for it.
---On November 15 a juv. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was reported by Brandon Percival at Pueblo City Park, near the admin. building. One or more continued through November 23.
---On November 17 & 18 a CAPE MAY WARBLER WAS reported by Brandon Percival & Van Truan in Pueblo City Park. It was last reported on Nov. 25, just east of Admin. building. Not seen on Nov. 26, despite multiple birders looking for it.

WELD COUNTY:
---On November 20 a Mexican Duck was reported by Steve Mlodinow at Stewart’s Pond, which is east of Hwy 85 on Weld CR 46.

DFO Field Trips...trip details are at the DFO website: DFObirds.org

North-Central Colorado
Tuesday, November 27
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
David Suddjian (dsuddjian AT gmail.com; 831-713-8659) and
John Malenich (john.malenich AT comcast.net; 303-359-9456)

Annual Barrow’s Goldeneye Count to Silverthorne
Thursday, November 29
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Paul Slingsby (paslingsby AT comcast.net; 720 347-5169)

First Creek at Denver Open Space
Saturday, December 1
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Patrick O'Driscoll (patodrisk AT gmail.com, 303 837-0864)

South Platte River at West Florida Avenue
Sunday, December 2
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bill Wuerthele (wuerthel AT central.com, 720 270-8467)

Aurora Reservoir and Cherry Creek SP
Monday, December 3
6:15 AM - 1:00 PM
David Suddjian ((dsuddjian AT gmail.com; 831-713-8659)

South-Central Colorado
Tuesday, December 4
5:00 AM - 6:00 PM
David Suddjian ((dsuddjian AT gmail.com; 831-713-8659)


Good birding!
Allison Hilf, Aurora
ahilf AT me.com
303-888-5110

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