Date: 5/19/19 3:47 am
From: Gregg Goodrich <gregggoodrich...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird for Sunday, May 19, 2019
Date: Sunday, May 19, 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 Sunday, May 19, 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.


For information on birds seen today, go to cobirds.org and scroll to the
bottom for “Recent eBird Sightings”.


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

Vaux’s Swift (*Larimer)

Rudy-throated Hummingbird (*Moffat)

COMMON GALLINULE (*Larimer)

Laughing Gull (La Plata)

NEOTROPIC CORMORANT (Jefferson, La Plata)

Alder Flycatcher (*El Paso)

Vermilion Flycatcher (*Prowers)

Gray Flycatcher (Larimer)

Great Crested Flycatcher (El Paso,Larimer)

Yellow-throated Vireo (Phillips, Prowers, *Weld)

White-eyed Vireo (El Paso)

Northern Parula (Boulder)

Blackburnian Warbler (Pueblo)

Chestnut-sided Warbler (*Larimer)

Blackpoll Warbler (Boulder)

Black-throated Blue Warbler (Denver)

Pine Warbler (Arapahoe)

PAINTED REDSTART (Prowers)

Scarlet Tanager (Denver)

ARAPAHOE COUNTY:

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


BOULDER COUNTY:

—-On May 17 a Northern Parula was reported at the Old South St. Vrain Road
in Lyons. Was reported by Carl Starace and Boulder County Audubon on the
17th.

—-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.


DENVER COUNTY:

—-On May 17 a Scarlet Tanager was reported at Bear Creek Park by Dustin
Murray.

—-On May 15 a Black-throated Blue Warbler was reported at Bear Creek
Greenbelt — S. Wadsworth Blvd to S. Sheridan Blvd west of short concrete
bridge over drainage into Bear Creek by Doug Kibbe on the 15th.


EL PASO:

—-On May 18 an Alder Flycatcher was reported at Chico Basin Ranch by John
Drummond.

—-On May 16 a Great Crested Flycatcher was reported at Fountain Creek
Regional Park, just west of Rice Pond. First reported May 9 by Sam Fason.

—-On May 15 a White-eyed Vireo was banded at Clear Springs Ranch banding
station by Steven Brown.


JEFFERSON COUNTY:

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


LA PLATA COUNTY:

—-On May 15 a NEOTROPIC CORMORANT was reported at Pastorius Reservoir by
Susan Allerton on the 14th.

—-On May 15 a Laughing Gull was reported at Pastorius Reservoir by John
Bregar on the 15th.


LARIMER COUNTY:

—-On May 18 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 18 a Vaux’s Swift was reported at Lee Martinez Park which is just
north of downtown Fort Collins. First reported on May 18 by Nick Komar.

—-On May 18 a Chestnut-sided Warbler was reported at Wellington State
Wildlife Area—Cobb Lake Unit. First reported on May 18 by Philip Bailey.

—-On May 17 a Great Crested Flycatcher was reported at CSU Environmental
Learning Center. First reported May 17 by Lori Zabel.

—-On May 16 a Gray Flycatcher was reported at Wellington State Wildlife
Area - Cobb Lake Unit by Christian Hagenlocher on the 16th.

MOFFAT COUNTY:

—-On May 17 a Ruby-throated Hummingbird was reported at Loudy Simpson Park
in Craig by Forrest Luke.


PHILLIPS COUNTY:

—-On May 17 a Yellow-throated Vireo was reported at Lion’s Club Fishin’
Hole east of Holyoke. First reported on May 17 by Tim Smart.


PROWERS COUNTY:

—-On May 18 a Vermilion Flycatcher was reported at May Ranch—NE Sage. First
reported on May 18 by Tony Leukering.

—-On May 15 a Yellow-throated Vireo was reported at Lamar Community
College. First reported on May 6 by James McCall.

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


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.

WELD COUNTY:

—-On May 18 a Yellow-throated Vireo was reported at Crow Valley
Campground. First reported on May 18 by Josh Bruening.

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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 (Patodrisk AT gmail.com; 303-885-6955)


*Lincoln County & Brent Gray Ranch*

Tuesday, May 21

4:30 AM - 8:00 PM

John Malenich (john.malenich AT comcast.net 303-359-9456)


*West Metro Area*

Thursday, May 23

6:00 AM - 2:00 PM

John Malenich (john.malenich AT comcast.net 303-359-9456)


Good birding,

Gregg Goodrich

Highlands Ranch, CO

303-655-9135

GreggGoodrich AT gmail com

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