Date: 8/11/19 9:59 pm
From: Eric DeFonso <bay.wren...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Monday, August 12, 2019
Date: Monday, August 12, 2019

E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org

Compiler: Eric DeFonso; <bay.wren...>

Phone: 970.818.1567



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 more 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:



Broad-winged Hawk (*Denver)

Upland Sandpiper (El Paso)

Black-bellied Plover (Larimer)

Red-eyed Vireo (*Elbert)

Field Sparrow (Larimer)

Northern Waterthrush (Ouray)

Townsend’s Warbler (Las Animas)

Dickcissel (Douglas)



DENVER COUNTY:

---On August 8 five (5) Broad-winged Hawks were reported along the High
Line Canal Trail between S Valencia and Dayton by Frank and Nancy Hatch.


DOUGLAS COUNTY:

---On August 5 an immature Dickcissel was reported along Castlewood Canyon
Rd entering the state park by Cathy Sheeter. A possible second bird may be
nearby too.


ELBERT COUNTY:

---On August 11 three (3) Red-eyed Vireos were reported at W Kiowa Creek Rd
at a few different locations by David Tønnessen. Full details are available
on eBird.


EL PASO COUNTY:

---On August 8 a couple Upland Sandpipers were reported at Chico Basin
Ranch (fee area) along the entrance road and later along the creek west of
Bell Grove by Jim Merritt and David Tønnessen.


LARIMER COUNTY:

---On August 8 a Black-bellied Plover was reported at Timnath Reservoir, on
the north central spit as seen from Lake Breeze Ct, by Sue Riffe.

---On August 6 a Field Sparrow was reported at Devils Backbone Open Space
along Hunter's Loop trail. First reported on August 2 by Denise Bretting.


LAS ANIMAS COUNTY:

---On August 5 a Townsend’s Warbler was reported along CR 46 above 8,000 ft
just south of the Spanish Peaks Wilderness Area (37.3334, -105.0037) by
David Tønnessen.


OURAY COUNTY:

---On August 7 a Northern Waterthrush was reported at Ridgway State Park in
the Dallas Creek Area by Sandy Beranich.



Upcoming DFO Field Trips...trip details on dfobirds.org



*Republican Management Area and Pipit Hill (Kit Carson and Yuma Counties)*

Wednesday, August 14

5:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Mark Amershek (<mamershek...>; 303-329-8646)


*Ken Caryl Valley Area (Jefferson County) *

Friday, August 16

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

David Suddjian (<dsuddjian...>; 831-713-8659)


*Buena Vista, CO (Chaffee and Lake Counties)*

Saturday, August 17 - Sunday, August 18

6:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Wendy Wibbens (<wibbwj...>; 303-330-1175) &

Sue Summers (<summerssue...>; 253-678-3721)


*New Mexico Southwestern Corner*

Sunday, August 18 - Friday, August 23

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

John Breitsch (<jbreitsch...>; 303-588-0552) &

Mark Amershek (<mamershek...>; 303-329-8646)


*Southwestern Metro Area*

Tuesday, August 20

6:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Dale Pate (<dalelpate...>; 575-706-4584)


Good birding!



Eric DeFonso

Hygiene

<bay.wren...>

970-818-1567
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Eric DeFonso
near Lyons, Boulder County, CO

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