Date: 6/28/19 10:29 am
From: <joe......> <joega140...>
Subject: [cobirds] May 2019 Birds- Woodland Park Yard Area and Beyond


May 2019 Birds- Woodland Park Yard Area and Beyond

FOS = First of Season



American White Pelican-

6 at Tarryall Reservoir on 5-5 and 3 on 5-18


Turkey Vulture-

flock of about 20 along Hwy. 115 just S of Colo. Springs


Osprey-

near Tarryall Reservoir on 5-5


American Kestrel-

near Tarryall Reservoir on 5-5

near Hwy. 115 and Lake Ave. in Colo. Springs on 5-16


Dusky Grouse-

1F along Colorado Trail from Long Gulch to Rock Creek on 5-18


Spotted Sandpiper-

South Catamount Reservoir on 5-15


Wilson’s Snipe-

FOS at Manitou Lake on 4-28, winnowing

calling along Fountain Creek behind Walmart on 5-4


California Gull

South Catamount Reservoir on 5-15


Eurasian Collared-Dove-

near Jefferson on 5-5


Broad-tailed Hummingbird- courtship display on 5-5

along Fountain Creek behind Walmart on 5-4

Highlands Ranch on 5-11

courtship along Dirt Bike 717 Trail near FS 355 and Woodland Park on 5-24

along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Downy Woodpecker- 1 on 5-17, 5-15


Red-naped Sapsucker- 5-23 at water feature

drumming along Colorado Trail from Rock Creek TH to Kenosha Pass on 5-5

drumming along Colorado Trail from Long Gulch to Rock Creek on 5-18


Williamson’s Sapsucker- 1 on 5-20

along Colorado Trail from Rock Creek TH to Kenosha Pass on 5-5

along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Western Wood-Pewee-

FOS singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16


Cordilleran Flycatcher- FOS on 5-27 singing and calling thru 5-31, FOS 5-24

FOS singing and calling at Aiken Preserve on 5-16 on Canyon Trail

singing along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Dusky Flycather-

calling and singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16 on Canyon Trail


Barn Swallow- FOS on 5-28


Violet-green Swallow- FOS 5-31

FOS along Fountain Creek behind Walmart on 5-4


Tree Swallow

FOS along Fountain Creek behind Walmart on 5-4

Lincoln Mountain Open Space on 5-11, at nest box

Tarryall Res. on 5-18


Loggerhead Shrike-

FOS near Tarryall Reservoir on 5-5


Plumbeous Vireo-

many singing and calling at at Aiken Preserve on 5-16


Warbling Vireo-

singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, Canyon Trail


Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay-

many at at Aiken Preserve on 5-16 on Loop Trail


Canada Jay-

along McCurdy Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Clark’s Nutcracker- 1 on 5-31, 5-2, 5-8


Blue-gray Gnatcatcher-

many singing and calling at Aiken Preserve on 5-16 on Loop Trail


Ruby-crowned Kinglet-

singing along Colorado Trail from Rock Creek TH to Kenosha Pass on 5-5

singing along Colorado Trail from Long Gulch to Rock Creek on 5-18

singing along Dirt Bike 717 Trail near FS 355 and Woodland Park on 5-24

singing along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Golden-crowned Kinglet-

along Colorado Trail from Long Gulch to Rock Creek on 5-18

singing along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Horned Lark

above treeline along McCurdy Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Townsend’s Solitaire-

singing along Colorado Trail from Rock Creek TH to Kenosha Pass on 5-5

calling at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, Canyon Trail


Western Bluebird- 5-23, 5-2


Mountain Bluebird-

along Colorado Trail from Long Gulch to Rock Creek on 5-18

along Dirt Bike 717 Trail near FS 355 and Woodland Park on 5-24


Hermit Thrush-

FOS singing at South Catamount Reservoir on 5-15

singing calling at Aiken Preserve on 5-16 on Canyon Trail

calling along Colorado Trail from Long Gulch to Rock Creek on 5-18

calling along McCurdy Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


American Pipit-

FOS at Crystal Reservoir on 5-1


House Wren- FOS 5-31

FOS singing Highlands Ranch on 5-11

singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16 on Loop Trail

singing along Dirt Bike 717 Trail near FS 355 and Woodland Park on 5-24

singing along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Canyon Wren

singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, Canyon Trail


Rock Wren-

singing near TH along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Bewick’s Wren-

2 or 3 singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, on Loop Trail near parking lot


Bushtit-

Highlands Ranch on 5-11


Red-breasted Nuthatch- 1F on 5-17, 1M on 5-21, 5-3

South Catamount Reservoir on 5-15


White-breasted Nuthatch- around some of the time


Brown Creeper-

singing along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


American Pipit-

FOS at Crystal Reservoir on 5-1


Western Tanager- at water feature on 5-26

singing along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


Yellow-rumped Warbler- 1 at water on 6-16, 5-17

singing along Colorado Trail from Rock Creek TH to Kenosha Pass on 5-5

along Colorado Trail from Long Gulch to Rock Creek on 5-18

singing along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


MacGillivray’s Warbler-

FOS singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, Canyon Trail


Virginia’s Warbler-

FOS many singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16

Gate area for Pikes Peak Highway, singing on 5-15, FOS


Ovenbird

1 singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, Canyon Trail


Western Tanager- FOS on 5-25 and 5-28 at water feature

FOS singing and calling at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, Canyon Trail


Black-headed Grosbeak- 3 on 5-17, seen daily all month, FOS on 5-8, 5-15,
5-13

many singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16


Spotted Towhee-

singing at Lincoln Mountain Open Space on 5-11

many singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16


Green-tailed Towhee- FOS singing 5-31

1 at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, Loop Trail

singing along Dirt Bike 717 Trail near FS 355 and Woodland Park on 5-24


Chipping Sparrow- 1 on 5-17

singing along Colorado Trail from Rock Creek TH to Kenosha Pass on 5-5

singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16

singing along Colorado Trail from Long Gulch to Rock Creek on 5-18

singing along Dirt Bike 717 Trail near FS 355 and Woodland Park on 5-24


Vesper Sparrow-

FOS singing at Lincoln Mountain Open Space on 5-11

FOS singing along Dirt Bike 717 Trail near FS 355 and Woodland Park on 5-24


Lincoln’s Sparrow-

FOS singing at TH along Ute Creek Trail in Lost Creek Wilderness on 5-25


White-crowned Sparrow- 2 on 5-2, 1 on 5-8, 2 on 5-1

singing along Colorado Trail from Rock Creek TH to Kenosha Pass on 5-5


Dark-eyed Junco- 20 Gray-headed during snowstorm on 5-21, 12 on 5-29,
courtship on 5-23, 16 on 5-11, 24 on 5-9, 12 on 5-8

Pink-sided X Gray-headed hybrid on 5-10


Common Grackle-

FOS Highlands Ranch on 5-11


Brewer’s Blackbird-

Woodland Park on 5-3

along Fountain Creek behind Walmart on 5-4

near Jefferson on 5-5


Brown-headed Cowbird- FOS on 5-1

along Fountain Creek behind Walmart on 5-4

singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16 on Loop Trail


Western Meadowlark-

singing at Lincoln Mountain Open Space on 5-11

singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16, Loop Trail


Bullock’s Oriole-

report on 5-8 on WP area, FOS

singing at Aiken Preserve on 5-16 on Loop Trail

report from Colo. Springs on 5-1, FOS


Evening Grosbeak- some around most of the time


Pine Siskin- some around most of the time

along Colorado Trail from Rock Creek TH to Kenosha Pass on 5-5


Cassin’s Finch- 2F on 5-17, 3 on 5-16, singing, 3 on 5-15, 4 on 5-12, 1F on
5-10, 4 on 5-9


Red Crossbill- 2 on 5-8


House Sparrow- 1 on 5-3



Gray Fox- one on 5-8



Joe LaFleur

Woodland Park, Teller County, 8500 feet

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