Date: 6/28/19 9:02 am
From: G B <gewb10026...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Baltimore & Bullock’s Oriole pair at Metzger Farm, Adams County
Sorry about leaving out the poster ID.

G B is Gary Bowen, Thornton CO

On Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 6:54:18 PM UTC-6, Gary Bowen, Thornton CO
> Male Baltimore oriole first photographed June 6.
> Female Bullock's oriole first photographed June 9. Male and female spent
> time flying together in the morning.
> First photo of female in nest June 10.
> As of June 26 the male spends a lot of time going to and from the nest.
> The female has been seen outside of the nest but not as frequently as 10
> days ago
> On Monday, June 17, 2019 at 9:56:47 AM UTC-6, Lauren Burke wrote:
>> Good Morning!
>> I haven’t seen this posted and didn’t see it on the rare bird alert list
>> so am posting now.
>> Not found by me, but there is a male Baltimore Oriole nesting with a
>> female Bullock’s Oriole at Metzger Farm. I was invited out to see it this
>> morning-and it was awesome! Both birds were visible quite a bit. It looked
>> to me like they may already be feeding chicks. Couldn’t hear them yet, but
>> I’m sure you’ll be able to as they grow.
>> The Baltimore was found by Gary Bowen. I’m not sure when it was first
>> seen.
>> The nest is just off the trail near the Farm house, on the south side.
>> The birds vocalize fairly regularly so should be easy to find. We tried not
>> to get too close-Gary felt that the birds got a bit skittish if folks got
>> too near the nest.
>> Not rare for them to hybridize I suppose-but rare for right here!
>> Lauren
>> Lauren Burke
>> It's a bird thing, it just is!
>> Sent from my iPhone

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