Date: 8/24/19 5:38 am
From: Gregg Goodrich <gregggoodrich...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Saturday, August 24
Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org

Compiler: Gregg Goodrich, Highlands Ranch
email: gregggoodrich AT gmail.com
phone: 303 655-9135

Birders 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 a 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:


Upland Sandpiper (Larimer)
Marbled Godwit (*Boulder)
Sanderling (Boulder)
Pectoral Sandpiper (*Rio Grande)
Willet (*San Miguel)
Caspian Tern (Larimer)

White-faced Ibis (Summit)


BOULDER COUNTY:

--On August 23 (3) Marbled Godwits sighted at Lagerman Reservoir; first
reported there on August 21 by David Smith, among other shorebirds.

--On August 21 a Sanderling continued at Lagerman Reservoir; first reported
there on August 14 by Mark Miner-Lee, among other shorebirds.

LARIMER COUNTY:

—On August 22 a Caspian Tern was reported by Andy Bankert at Timnath
Reservoir.

--On August 20 an Upland Sandpiper was heard and reported by Andy Bankert
at the Wellington State Wildlife Area—Cobb Lake Unit. Andy also had a
Willet.

RIO GRANDE COUNTY:
—On August 23 (2) Pectoral Sandpipers were reported by David Dowell at Road
1S pond (37.5603180, -106.0442160) NE of Monte Vista NWR.

SAN MIGUEL COUNTY:
—On August 23 (2) Willets were reported by George Steele at Miramonte
Reservoir.

SUMMIT COUNTY:
—On August 22 (5) White-faced Ibis were reported at the Soda Creek Inlet
of Dillion Reservoir by Misty Waters.

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


*Prewitt and Jackson Reservoirs*

Sunday, August 25

5:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Joey Kellner (<vireo1...>; 303-978-1748


*Ken Caryl Valley Area*

Thursday, August 29

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

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


*Sandstone Ranch (Guided Access) (Field Trip Leaders only this initial
trip)*

Friday, August 30

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Gregg Goodrich & Harriet Stratton (Email: <GreggGoodrich...> Phone:
303-655-9135)


*Pawnee National Grasslands (Weld County)*

Saturday, August 31

6:15 AM - 4:00 PM

Amber Carver (Email: <caramb22...> Phone: 310-483-5721)


*First Creek at RM Arsenal*

Sunday, September 1

6:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Patrick O'Driscoll (Email: <patodrisk...> Phone: 303-885-6955 (cell))


*Ken Caryl Valley Area*

Monday, September 2

6:30 AM - 10:30 AM

David Suddjian (Email: <dsuddjian...> Phone: 831-713-8659)


*Southeastern Colorado*

Tuesday, September 3

4:30 AM - 8:00 PM

David Suddjian (Email: <dsuddjian...> Phone: 831-713-8659)


*Ouzel Falls, Rocky Mt. Natl. Park*

Wednesday, September 4

6:00 AM - 3:00 PM

John Malenich (Email: <john.malenich...> Phone: 303-359-9456 cell)



FALL COUNTS are coming up! Save the dates and pick a place to join groups
of eager birders on one of these time-honored birding trips. There’ll be
seven trips in all during the peak of fall migration, September 13 through
15.

Sign up now at the DFO website:
https://dfobirds.org/FieldTrips/UpcomingTrips.aspx


Details will appear on the Colorado RBA as the dates draw near.


Good birding!

Gregg Goodrich, Denver
GreggGoodrich AT gmail.com
303 655-9135

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