Date: 6/12/19 5:33 am
From: Joe Roller <jroller9...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
This is the Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Wednesday, June 12, sponsored by
Denver Field Ornithologists. Observers have been helpful by reporting
sightings and updates on COBirds. Thanks!

CAPITAL LETTERS denote 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 and scroll to the
bottom for “Recent eBird Sightings”.

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


Caspian Tern (*Morgan)

Red-headed Woodpecker (*Jefferson)

EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (*Logan, *Pueblo)

Winter Wren (Boulder)

Prothonotary Warbler (*Routt)

Nashville Warbler (Larimer)

Chestnut-sided Warbler (*Boulder)

Yellow-throated Warbler (Pueblo)


—-On June 11 a singing male Chestnut-sided Warbler was reported from
Bluebell Canyon, 80 yds up McClintock Trail from stone bridge, by Peter

—-On June 8 a singing Winter Wren at Rocky Mt. National Park—Ouzel Falls
(40.1968464, -105.5888372) was reported by Joshua Smith.

—-On June 6 a Chestnut-sided Warbler at Garden Acres Park in Longmont
(south of 21st Ave on Spencer St), was reported by Luke Pheneger.


—-On June 11 a pair of Red-headed Woodpeckers were reported in the Coal
Creek Open Space, about 2 miles in on the Plainview Rd. First reported by
JoAnn Hackos on June 5.


—On June 11 the COMMON GALLINULE continues at 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, at the pond on the east end of hedgerows, on the north side of
the road. Usually it is in the NW corner of the lake, near a drowned tree.


—-On June 10 an EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE was heard and reported at Tamarack SWA
by Pablo Quezada & Gabriel Wiltse.


—-On June 11 (2) Caspian Terns were reported at Brush Prairie Ponds SWA
(Pond #1) by Chuck Hundertmark.


—-On June 11 a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE was reported from the Arkansas
River Trail, halfway between Pueblo Nature Center & Pueblo Blvd; first seen
by Evan Carlson on June 10.

—-On June 8 a long-staying Yellow-throated Warbler was reported at Roselawn
Cemetery in Blende, near the west entrance off Aspen Street. Look near the
yellow shed south of the main entrance and also on east side. First
reported on May 11 by Evan Carlson. Updates appreciated.


—-On June 11 a Prothonotary Warbler 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.

*Upcoming DFO Field Trips...trip details on ***

*Pine Valley Ranch*

Saturday, June 15

6:30 AM - 11:30 AM

John Breitsch (jbreitsch at or 303-588-0552)

*First Creek at Denver Open Space*

Sunday, June 16

6:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Patrick O’Driscoll (patodrisk at or 303-885-6955)

*Boulder County*

Friday, June 21

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

John Malenich (john.malenich at or 303-359-9456)

Good birding!

Joe Roller, Denver

303 204-0828

gregggoodrich AT

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