Date: 1/6/19 6:14 am From: Nicholas Komar <quetzal65...> Subject: [cobirds] Summary for Loveland CBC Jan 1.
The Loveland CBC was held Jan 1, 2019, in frigid temperatures. We had a record high number of participants (66), and observed 100 species (plus 8 additional species during Count Week. New high counts were established for Green-winged Teal (80), Wild Turkey (229), Ferruginous Hawk (8), Herring Gull (300), Brown Creeper (30), American Dipper (29), Song Sparrow (142). Three new species for the Count were: Gyrfalcon, Peregrine Falcon and Carolina Wren. Other rarities included: Mexican Duck-1, Glaucous Gull-2, White-winged Dove-1, Barn Owl-1, Northern Pygmy-Owl -2, Long-eared Owl-2, Short-eared Owl-1, Northern Saw-whet Owl-3, Rock Wren-2, Marsh Wren-1, Eastern Bluebird-4, Northern Mockingbird-1, American Pipit-1, Yellow-rumped Warbler-6, Harris’s Sparrow-1, and Lesser Goldfinch-1.
Many thanks to all who supported the count this year.