Date: 9/8/19 5:05 am From: Joe Roller <jroller9...> Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Sunday, September 8, 2019
Date: Sunday, September 8, 2019
E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org
Compiler: Joe Roller. jroller9ATgmail.com
Phone: 303 204-0828
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:
RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD (*Kiowa)
Long-billed Curlew (Jefferson)
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (*Washington)
LONG-TAILED JAEGER (Pueblo)
LITTLE BLUE HERON (Douglas)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Denver)
Tennessee Warbler (*Kiowa)
—On September 7 an Ovenbird was reported at Alexx & Michaels Pond in
Broomfield by David Ely & Matt Hofeditz. There is only one previous eBird
—On September 6 an (early) adult male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker was reported
at Berkeley Park by Charlie Chase. Present here last winter.
—On September 5 a probable (juv) LITTLE BLUE HERON was reported at Walker
Pit, just west of Franktown, by Hugh Kingery.
—On September 6 a (juv) Long-billed Curlew graced the mudflats of the South
Platte River delta at Chatfield SP, found by Lorraine Lanning. The ID was
reviewed and confirmed. Habitat for shorebirds is good there now.
—On September 7 a RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD was seen in Eads by Steven
—On September 7 a Tennessee Warbler was reported at Neenoshe Reservoir by
—On September 4 a LONG-TAILED JAEGER was reported at Pueblo Reservoir (SE
corner flying west) by Brandon Percival.
—On September 7 a Buff-breasted Sandpiper was reported near the inlet canal
of Prewitt Reservoir by David Tonnesson and seen by others later in the
Upcoming DFO Field Trips...trip details at dfobirds.org
*FALL COUNTS *next weekend! Save the dates and pick a place to join groups
of eager birders on one of these time-honored field trips. There’ll be
eight trips during the peak of fall migration, September 13 through 15.