Date: 9/2/19 10:33 am
From: Carl Bendorf <carlbendorf...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Likely Red Phalarope in Boulder County
John Vanderpoel sent my photos to Jon Dunn who says the following:
"Juvenile Red-necked Phalarope on plumage. Full juvenal plumaged Red
Phalaropes are extremely unusual in lower 48, nearly always molting. This
one is in full juvenal plumage and fits Red-necked well, and the date is
good too."

So that settles that!

Carl Bendorf
Longmont, Boulder County

On Friday, August 30, 2019 at 2:39:49 PM UTC-6, Carl Bendorf wrote:
> Peter Burke found a phalarope yesterday at Lagerman Reservoir (west of
> Longmont) that was tentatively identified this morning as a Red Phalarope.
> The bird was still present when I left around 11:00 a.m. The viewing
> location at Lagerman is from the north side near the parking lot and the
> bird (and most other species present) was in the west end of the
> reservoir. Shore access to the west end is restricted until September 1;
> until you need to scope from the area around the parking lot. I've
> attached a photo digiscoped through a 30X scope.
> Second opinions always welcome!
> Carl Bendorf
> Longmont, CO
> [image: IMG_7015.JPG]

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