Date: 5/23/19 10:28 pm
From: 'Allison Hilf' via Colorado Birds <cobirds...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Friday, May 24, 2019
Date: Friday, May 24, 2019
Compiler: Allison Hilf (ahilf AT me.com)
Phone: (303) 888-5110
E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org

This is the Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Friday, May 24, 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:

COMMON GALLINULE (*Larimer)
Black-bellied Plover (Arapahoe)
Short-billed Dowitcher (Denver)
NEOTROPIC CORMORANT (La Plata)
SEDGE WREN (Arapahoe)
Gray-Cheeked Thrush (El Paso, *Larimer, Pueblo, Weld)
Baltimore Oriole (Larimer)
Ovenbird (Arapahoe)
Northern Waterthrush (Boulder, *Chaffee, Pueblo)
Black-and-White Warbler (Pueblo)
Prothonotary Warbler (*Routt)
Tennessee Warbler (Boulder, *Jefferson, Larimer, Weld)
MOURNING WARBLER (*Larimer, Pueblo)
Hooded Warbler (*Jefferson)
Magnolia Warbler (Pueblo)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Jefferson, Larimer, Mesa )
Blackpoll Warbler (Boulder, Jefferson)
Palm Warbler (Broomfield, Jefferson, Pueblo)
CANADA WARBLER (Pueblo)
HEPATIC TANAGER (Pueblo)


ARAPAHOE COUNTY:
—-On May 20 a SEDGE WREN was reported at Cherry Creek SP lake loop by Cole Sage.
—-On May 20 a Ovenbird was reported at ECR 38 and East Bijou Creek by David Suddjian.
—-On May 20 (2) Black-bellied Plover were reported at ECR 42 Knudtson Rd (Quincy to CR 177) by David Suddjian.

BOULDER COUNTY:
—-On May 22 a Northern Waterthrush was reported along Coal Creek in Louisville byJack Bushong.
—-On May 21 a Blackpoll Warbler and a Tennessee Warbler were reported at Pleasant View Marsh by Peter Gent.

BROOMFIELD COUNTY:
—-On May 22 a Palm Warbler was reports at Interlocken East Park by Matt Hofeditz.

CHAFFEE COUNTY:
—-On May 23 a Northern Waterthrush was reported in Buenaventura’s Vista at San Isabel NF by Garrett H.

DENVER COUNTY:
—-On May 21 a Short-billed Dowitcher was reported at Marston Reservoir/West End. First reported on May 20 by Doug Kibbe. Note, if accepted this will be a FIRST DENVER COUNTY record for this species.

EL PASO:
—-On May 21 a Gray-cheeked Thrush was reported at Chico Basin parking area near Banding area (not banded) by Sam Fason.

JEFFERSON COUNTY:
—-On May 23 a Hooded Warbler was reported at Main Reservoir approx. 100 yds west of the south parking lot on the main trail. First reported on May 22 by Ric Olsen.
—-On May 23 a Tennessee Warbler was reported at Main Reservoir by Pablo Quezada.
—-On May 22 a Blackpoll Warbler was reported Wheat Ridge Greenbealt/Prospect Park and Lake by Michelle Desrosiers.
—-On May 22 a Chestnut-sided Warbler was reported at Bear Creek Lake Park/Boat Launch Area. First reported on May 21 by James McCall.
—-On March 21 a Palm Warbler was reported at Belmar Park by Elaine Wagner.
—-On March 21 a Palm Warbler was reported at Chatfield SP/Deer Creek by David Suddjian.
—-On May 20 a Blackpoll Warbler were reported at Bear Creek Lake Park/Boat Launch Area by James McCall.

LA PLATA COUNTY:
—-On May 19 a NEOTROPIC CORMORANT was reported at Pastorius Reservoir by Susan Allerton on the 14th.

LARIMER COUNTY:
—-On May 23 a MOURNING WARBLER was reported at Lee Martinez Park (last seen next to ditch on north side of bike path). First reported on May 19 by David Wade.
—-On May 23 a Gray-cheeked Thrush was reported at Spring Canyon Community Park by Nick Kamar.
—-On May 23 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 22 a Chestnut-sided Warbler was reported at Wellington SWA/Cobb Lake Unit (near east parking lot). First reported on May 18 by Phillip Bailey.
—-On May 21 a Gray-cheeked Thrush was reported at Lee Martinez park by Josh Bruening.
—-On May 21 a Baltimore Oriole was reported at Lee Martinez Park by Rob Sparks.
—-On May 20 a Tennessee Warbler was reported at Salyer, McMurry and Magpie Meander Natural Areas by Josh Bruening.

MESA COUNTY:
—-On May 21 a Chestnut-sided Warbler was reported at James M. Robb Colorado SP/Pear Park Section by Ryan Claar.

PUEBLO COUNTY:
—-On May 21 a HEPATIC TANAGER was reported at Pueblo City Park. First reported on May 20 by Mark Yeager.
—-On May 21 a Magnolia Warbler was reported at Pueblo Reservoir SWA, South Side. First reported on May 20 by Evan Carlson.
—-On May 20 the following birds were reported at Chico Basin Ranch (fee required to visit), by Brandon Percival and multiple other birders. All the species were seen at Headquarter Willow area and at Rose Pond.. See Brandon’s COBirds post for further details and for additional bird’s not listed on RBA.
—CANADA WARBLER
—MOURNING WARBLER (continuing May 21)
—Palm Warbler
—Northern Waterthrush (2 on May 21).
—Ovenbird
—-Gray-cheeked Thrush

ROUTT COUNTY:
—-On May 23 a Prothonotary Warbler was reportedly the Yampa River, behind the Botanic Park, between the Core Trail gate into the park and the Osprey nest pole. First reported on May 22 by Dave and Ann Jones.

WELD COUNTY:
—-On May 22 a Gray-cheeked Thrush was reported at Crow Valley Campground. (4) First reported on May 21 by Bill Schreitz
—-On May 22 a (f) Tennessee Warbler was reported at Crow Valley Campground by Mark Miller.

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

Boulder County
Friday, May 24
6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
John Malenich (john.malenich AT comcast.net; 303-359-9456)

Ken Caryl Valley Area
Friday, May 24
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
David Suddjian ( dsuddjian AT gmail.com); 831-713-8659)

Chico Basin Ranch
Saturday, May 25
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mark Amershek (mamershek AT msn.com; 303-329-8646)

Waterton Canyon
Saturday, May 25
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Alison Kondler (birdtrills AT gmail.com: 303-904-9140)

Green Mountain Falls-town and lower elevation trails
Sunday, May 26
5:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Chris Gilbert (Chrisgee9 AT gmail.com; 804-214-1508)

Denver City Park (Denver County)
Sunday, May 26
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Patrick O'Driscoll ( patodrisk AT gmail.com; 303-885-6955)

DFO Colonial Waterbirds Project - Washington Park, Denver
Sunday, May 26
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Colleen Nunn (cnunn6789 AT gmail.com; 303-520-7496)


Good birding,
Allison Hilf
Aurora, CO
303.888.5110
ahilf AT me.com


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