Date: 7/2/19 5:57 am From: 'John D' via Colorado Birds <cobirds...> Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Birs Alert for July 2 ,2019
Date: Monday , July 2 , 2019Compiler: John Drummond jxdrummo AT aol.comPhone: (703) 629-1151
E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org
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:
Dunlin (Kiowa )
Common Gallinule (Larimer )
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (*Otero)YELLOW-GREEN VIREO (*Baca )
Grasshopper Sparrow (*Montrose )
Field Sparrow (Larimer)Baltimore Oriole (*Adams)Northern Parula (El Paso )
Northern Cardinal (Boulder )
Dickcissel (*Montrose )
ADAMS COUNTY:—-On June 30 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 froma distance.
BACA COUNTY- On June 25 a Yellow-Green Vireo was observed at Two Buttes SWA by Mark Petersen , and ID as such on July 1 after critical review of photos . The bird was not relocated July1 although a Red-eyed Vireo was singing and the species might still be present.
BOULDER COUNTY--- On June 29 a (m) Northern Cardinal was reported at Twin Lakes near the tennis courts by Leslie S .
EL PASO COUNTY--- On June 30 a singing Northern Parula was reported from Fountain Creek S Circle Drive to Academy Blvd . First reported by Richard Bunn on June 26 .
__ On June 25 a Dunlin was reported at Lower Queens Reservoir by Steven Mlodinow , also a Sanderling at same location.
LARIMER COUNTY:---On June 26 two Field Sparrows were reported at Soapstone Prairie Natural area by Matthew Webb.
----On June 29 a Common Gallinule was reported at Wellington SWA -Schware Unit by Andy Bankert . This has been it's location for the past several months.
MONTROSE COUNTY--- On June 30 a Grasshopper Sparrow was located at Nucla-WTP by Brenda Wright , and relocated on July 1 by Coen Dexter .----On July 1 a Dickcissel was located near Nucla-WTP on 27 Road just south of Road BB by Brenda Wright and Coen Dexter.
OTERO COUNTY:—-On July 1 a Scissor-tailed Flycatcher was reported SW of La Junta along Homestead Loop entrance road . First reported by Jim Thompson on June 24.
Upcoming DFO Field Trips...trip details on dfobirds.org
Ken Caryl Valley area
Thursday , July 45:00 AM- 10:30 AMDavid Suddjian (<dsuddjian...> or 831-713-8659)
Ken Caryl Valley AreaFriday ,July 56:30 PM - 9:30 PMDavid Suddjian ( <dsuddjian...> or 831-713-8659 )
Heron Pond Natural Area /Heller Open Space
Saturday , July 66:00 AM - 10:00 AMPatrick O'Driscoll ( <patodrisk...> or 303-885-6955 )
Bluff Lake Nature Center
Sunday , July 7
7:30 AM - 11:30AMColleen Nunn (<cnunn6789...> or 303-520-7496 )
Peak to Peak HighwayMonday, July 85:30 AM - 3:30 PMJohn Malenich (john.malenich…@comcast.net or 303-359-945)