Date: 6/4/19 5:22 am From: Gregg Goodrich <gregggoodrich...> Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Compiler: Gregg Goodrich <gregggoodrich...>
E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org
This is the Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Tuesday, June 4, 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 at the CFO website.
(*) 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:
RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD (LARIMER)
COMMON GALLINULE (Larimer)
LAUGHING GULL (Boulder, Kiowa)
ARCTIC TERN (Pueblo)
RED-SHOULDERED HAWK (Douglas)
ZONE-TAILED HAWK (Prowers)
Sprague’s Pipit (*Weld)
Baltimore Oriole (Pitkin)
Prothonotary Warbler (*Routt)
Nashville Warbler (Larimer)
CONNECTICUT WARBLER (El Paso)
Magnolia Warbler (Jefferson, Weld)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Jefferson, *Pitkin)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Lincoln)
Palm Warbler (Boulder)
Yellow-throated Warbler (Pueblo)
Black-throated Green Warbler (Boulder)
Scarlet Tanager (Boulder)
—-On June 1 a singing male Black-throated Green Warbler was reported from
Sawhill Ponds (south of Lake # 5 and west of Lake # 4) by Paula Hansley.
—-On May 30 a (m) Scarlet Tanager flew over a home in Gunbarrel reported by
—-On May 30 a Palm Warbler at Pleasant View Marsh reported by Ernest
Crvich on May 28.
—-On May 29 a LAUGHING GULL was reported from Lagerman Agricultural
Preserve—Lagerman Reservoir by Barbara Brown.
—-On May 29 a RED-SHOULDERED HAWK was found near 355 Willow Lake Dr by
—-On May 29 a CONNECTICUT WARBLER was found at Clear Spring Ranch by Alan
Ketchum and reported by Brandon Percival.
—-On June 1 a Magnolia Warbler was reported at Lair O’ the Bear Park by
—-On May 30 a Chestnut-sided Warbler at Main Reservoir reported on May 29
by Rob Raker.
—-On May 29 a Chestnut-sided Warbler reported at the Farmers Highline Canal
Trail—Pierce St to Westminster Blvd by James McCall.
—-On May 29 a Chestnut-sided Warbler was reported at Arvada Blunn Reservoir
by Josh Lefever.
On June 2 (2) Laughing Gulls were reported from Neenoshe Reservoir by Steve
—-On June 2 a COMMON GALLINULE was reported from Wellington SWA—Schware
Unit. Present for over a month now, it was first seen by Josh Bruening on
April 29 at the pond north of Larimer CR 60. Drive about 1/4 mile east of
Morris Reservoir, to the pond at the east end of hedgerows, on the north
side of the road.
—-On June 1 a RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD was reported at the Moraine Park
Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park by Anisha Pockharel. The
Park’s only previous eBIrd record was from Moraine Park on 9/7/04.
—-On June 2 a Black-throated Blue Warbler was reported at D Ave and
Hillcrest Dr in Limon by Steve Bauer.
—-On June 3 a Chestnut-sided Warbler reported by Anders Weiss at private
—-On May 31 a Baltimore Oriole was reported along Hwy 133 north of Redstone
by Mary Harris.
—-On May 31 an ARCTIC TERN was reported from Chico Basin Ranch by John
—-On May 30 a long-staying Yellow-throated Warbler was reported at Roselawn
Cemetery in Blende, near the west entrance off Aspen Street. First
reported on May 11 by Evan Carlson.
—-On May 30 a Chestnut-sided Warbler was reported from Arkansas River near
Reservoir Rd; first reported May 28 by Rick Clawges.
—-On May 29 a Least Bittern was heard at Nepesta Marsh by David Suddjian.
—-On May 29 an (imm) ZONE-TAILED HAWK was reported by Eric DeFonso from
Lamar Community College.
—-On June 3 the Prothonotary Warbler with droopy left wing continues along
the Yampa River on the flotsam behind the Botanic Garden and the Osprey
nest reported by Dave and Ann Jones on May 22.
—-On June 2 Sprague’s Pipit was reported by Doug Ward at Weld County Rds 87
& 112 (stub road 1mi north of the main CR110).
—-On May 29 a Magnolia Warbler was reported at Crow Valley Campground.
First reported by Laura Steadman on May 26.