Date: 6/20/19 5:32 am From: Joe Roller <jroller9...> Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Thursday, June 20, 2019.
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Compiler: Joe Roller jroller9 AT gmail.com
Phone: (303) 204-0828
E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org
What birds are around this week? Breeding birds in their breeding habitats!
Go get 'em!
Observers have been helpful by reporting updates to 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 cobirds.org and scroll to the
bottom for “Recent eBird Sightings”.
Rare, out-of-place and out-of-season species include:
Caspian Tern (Arapahoe, Larimer)
Green Heron (Broomfield)
EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Logan, Pueblo)
Black Phoebe (*Jefferson)
BLUE-WINGED WARBLER (Denver)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (*Boulder)
Graces’s Warbler (*Pueblo)
—-On June 18 a (m) Baltimore Oriole was reported at Metzger Farm Open
Space; first reported by Lauren Burke on June 17. It was paired with a
female Bullock’s Oriole. Please view from a distance.
—-On June 16 a Caspian Tern was reported at Cherry Creek SP by Meg Reck.
—-On June 17 a Green Heron was reported at Big Dry Creek & Willow Run Open
Space by Chipper Phillips. This is the first eBird record for the county
—-On June 19 a singing male Chestnut-sided Warbler was reported from
Bluebell Canyon, 100-200 meters up McClintock Trail from the stone bridge.
First reported on June 11 by Peter Gent.
—-On June 17 a (m) BLUE-WINGED WARBLER was last reported at Fort Logan
Cemetery, at the small pond just south of Kenyon Ave. Park in the cemetery
OR in the small parking lot on Kenyon on the south side of Bear Creek Park
and go through a gap in the fence into the Cemetery to the nearby pond.
First found by Douglas Kibbe on June 14.
—-On June 19 a Black Phoebe was reported at Chatfield SP (Audubon Center
and Trails). First reported on June 18 by Claire H.
—-On June 16 a Caspian Tern was reported at Arapahoe Bend Natural
Area--fishing ponds and trails by Andy Bankert.
—-On June 17 a Least Flycatcher was reported at the Ute Indian Museum in
the town of Montrose by Laura Steadman. First county record.
—-On June 19 a Grace’s Warbler was reported at a small pond near the
entrance to Pueblo Mountain Park by Evan Carlson. This has become an annual
occurrence and is a site close to Front Range birders.
—-On June 16 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.