Date: 5/15/19 5:41 am
From: Gregg Goodrich <gregggoodrich...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird for Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Compiler: Gregg Goodrich (GreggGoodrich AT gmail.com)

Phone: *303-655-9135*

E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org


This is the Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Wednesday, May 15, sponsored by
Denver Field Ornithologists. Observers have been helpful by reporting
sightings and updates on COBirds. Thanks!



CAPITAL LETTERS are used for very rare species, as listed by the Colorado
Bird Records Committee.

(*) indicates new information on this species.


Rare, out-of-place and out-of-season species include:


COMMON GALLINULE (Larimer)

Piping Plover (Adams, Arapahoe)

ARCTIC TERN (Kiowa)

NEOTROPIC CORMORANT (*Jefferson,*La Plata)

Least Bittern (Pueblo)

Lewis’s Woodpecker (Kiowa)

Ash-throated Flycatcher (Adams)

Great-Crested Flycatcher (El Paso)

Bell’s Vireo (Adams)

Yellow-throated Vireo (Prowers)

Purple Martin (Adams)

Gray-cheeked Thrush (Larimer)

EASTERN TOWHEE (Logan)

Sagebrush Sparrow (Boulder)

Golden-crowned Sparrow (Larimer)

EASTERN MEADOWLARK (Yuma)

Worm-eating Warbler (Prowers)

Golden-winged Warbler (Boulder)

SWAINSON’S WARBLER (Washington)

Hooded Warbler (Bent)

Blackburnian Warbler (*Pueblo)

Blackpoll Warbler (Boulder)

Yellow-throated Warbler (Bent)

Pine Warbler (*Arapahoe)

PRAIRIE WARBLER (Jefferson)

PAINTED REDSTART (Prowers)

Summer Tanager (Denver)



ADAMS COUNTY:

—-On May 10 Purple Martin was reported at Barr Lake SP/Boat Ramp Area by
Cathy Sheeter. This is the first Adams County record for this species.

—-On May 10 a a Bell’s Vireo was reported at Barr Lake SP/Boat Ramp Area by
Cathy Sheeter.

—-On May 10 a PIPING PLOVER was reported at Clear Creek Valley Park, just
south of the Tennyson parking lot. First reported on May 7 by Gabriel
Wiltse.

—-On May 10 a Ash-throated Flycatcher was reported at Barr Lake SP by
Stephen Johnson.


ARAPAHOE COUNTY:

—-On May 10 a Ash-throated Flycatcher was reported at Barr Lake SP by
Stephen Johnson.

—-On May 9 a PIPING PLOVER was reported at Cherry Creek SP/Swim Beach.
First reported On May 8 by Santiago Tabares. This appears to be the
first e-bird recorded Arapahoe County sighting of this species.


BENT COUNTY:

—-On May 14 a Pine Warbler was reported at Cherry Creek in the woods.
First reported on May 14 by Felice Lyons.

—-On May 10 a (f) Hooded Warbler was reported at Melody Temple Grove by
Duane Nelson. Reported as “continuing”.


BOULDER COUNTY:

—-On May 13 a Blackpoll Warbler was reported at the Coal Creek Trail,
adjacent to the Marriott Residence Inn, reported by John Grego on the 12th.

—-On May 11 a Golden-winged Warbler was reported at Univ of CO-
Boulder/Varsity Pond Area. First reported on May 7 by Anna Gilmour.

—-On May 11 a Sagebrush Sparrow was reported along S. 66th St near Marshall
Mesa (Mayhoffer Trailhead. First reported on May 6 by by Aidan Coohill.


DENVER COUNTY:

—-On May 10 a Summer Tanager was reported at James Bible Park by George Ho.


EL PASO:

.—-On May 11 a Great Crested Flycatcher was reported at Fountain Creek
Regional Park, just west of Rice Pond. First reported May 9 by Sam Fason.


JEFFERSON COUNTY:

—-On May 14 a NEOTROPIC CORMORANT was reported at Robert A Easton Regional
Park. First reported on April 12 by David Suddjian.

—-On May 12 a PRAIRIE WARBLER was reported at Chatfield SP- Audubon Center
& trails. First reported on May 11 by Sabrina Hepburn.


KIOWA COUNTY:

—-On May 11 a ARCTIC TERN was reported at Neenoshe Reservoir by John
Drummond.

—-On May 11 a Lewis’s Woodpecker was reported in Kiowa County by Tony
Leukering. According to e-bird this a appears to be a first Kiowa County
record.


LA PLATA COUNTY:

—-On May 14 a NEOTROPIC CORMORANT was reported at Pastorius Reservoir by
Susan Allerton on the 14th.


LARIMER COUNTY:

—-On May 12 a Gray-cheeked Thrush was reported at Watson Lake by David Wade.

—-On May 12 a COMMON GALLINULE was reported from Wellington State Wildlife
Area, first seen by Josh Bruening on April 29. This rarity was at a pond
north of Larimer CR 60 in the Schware Unit. (Note that this is not Morris
Reservoir, which is on the south side of 60).

—-On May 10 a Golden-crowned Sparrow was reported at Riverbend Ponds SWA
frequenting the rabbit brush and dirt path at NE corner of the most NE
pond. First reported on April 25 by Lori Zabel.


LOGAN COUNTY:

—-ON May 12 a EASTERN TOWHEE was reported at Tamarack SWA (south
entrance). First reported on May 11 by Cheryl Teuton.


PROWERS COUNTY:

—-On May 13 a Painted Redstart was reported at Lamar Community College
(south end). First reported on May 13 by Dorothy Russell.

—-On May 13 a Yellow-throated Vireo was reported at Lamar Community
College. First reported on May 6 by James McCall.

—-On May 10 a Worm-eating Warbler was reported at Lamar Community College
(south end). First reported on May 9 by Jim Merritt.


PUEBLO COUNTY:

—-On May 14 a Blackburnian Warbler was reported at Chico Basin Ranch at the
HQ willows. First reported on May 13 by John Drummond.

—-On May 12 a Least Bittern was reported at Nepesta Road Marsh by Van Truan.

—-On May 11 a Yellow-throated Warbler was reported at Roselawn Cemetery
(singing in Pine at first entrance) by Evan Carlson.


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

—-On May 12 a probable SWAINSON’S WARBLER was reported at Last Chance Rest
Area (on the porta-potty side; once in gate, straight down the hill in the
thick currents) by Rachel Hopper.


YUMA COUNTY:

—-On May 12 a EASTERN MEADOWLARK was reported southwest of the CR 3 - Hwy
385 intersection by David Dowell.

.


Upcoming DFO Field Trips...trip details on dfobirds.org


Mt. Falcon Park (Jefferson County)

Saturday, May 18

6:30 AM - 12:00 PM

John Breitsch (jbreitsch AT hotmail.com; 303-588-0552)


Chico Basin Ranch

Sunday, May 19

5:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Diane Roberts & Mary Fran O'Connor (Samatha576 AT aol.com: 720-278-9025)


Second Creek Open Space (Commerce City / Adams County)

Sunday, May 19

6:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Patrick O'Driscoll (Patodrisck AT gmail.com; 303-885-6955)


Good birding,

Gregg Goodrich

Highlands Ranch, CO

303-655-9135

GreggGoodrich AT gmail com

--
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Colorado Birds" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to cobirds+<unsubscribe...>
To post to this group, send email to <cobirds...>
To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/cobirds/CAG23Toss6k%2BTWFfF0-ZbtaD%<3DTaHJxLvg1eCorrVOHDhTXy7G4Q...>
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.

 
Join us on Facebook!