Date: 10/9/19 4:43 am
From: Joe Roller <jroller9...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Date: Wednesday October 9th

E-mail: RBA AT

Compiler: Joe Roller, jroller9

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 and scroll to
the bottom for “Recent eBird Sightings”.

Rare, out-of-place and out-of-season species include:

Trumpeter Swan (Garfield)

American Golden Plover (Adams, Sedgwick)

Dunlin (Larimer, Sedgwick)

Sabine’s Gull (reported from several counties; see COBirds for updates)

Cattle Egret (*Arapahoe)

Broad-winged Hawk (Jefferson)

SPRAGUE's PIPIT (Crowley, El Paso, Yuma)

Prothonotary Warbler (*Adams)

Tennessee Warbler (*Arapahoe)

Hooded Warbler (Arapahoe)


—On October 8 a (f) Prothonotary Warbler was banded by Meredith McBurney at
the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies banding station and seen after release
by Mary Burger.

—On October 3 an American Golden Plover was reported at Barr Lake by Bob


—On October 7 (2) Cattle Egrets, uncommon in the county, were reported at
Aurora Reservoir by David Suddjian.

—On October 8 a Tennessee Warbler was reported at Aurora Reservoir by
Amanda Spears.

—On October 7 a Hooded Warbler was reported at Lee Gulch Trail, about 50 ft
from Mineral Ave. First reported on September 20 by Santiago Taberas.


—On October 5 a SPRAGUE’S PIPIT was reported at Lake Henry by Steve


—On October 5 a SPRAGUE’S PIPIT was reported at Chico Ranch Ranch (fee
area) by John Drummond.


—On October 5 a Trumpeter Swan was reported from the Rio Grande bike
trail,1380 County Rd 100, Carbondale by Ted Uhlemann.


—On October 6 a Palm Warbler was reported at Standley Lake Park on north
shore by James McCall.

—On October 3 a Palm Warbler was reported at Belmar Park on South side of
lake; first reported by Kevin DeBoer on the 1st.


—On October 7 a Dunlin was reported at Timnath Reservoir; first found by
Nick Komar on the 4th.


—On October 6 a Dunlin & an American Golden-Plover were reported at Jumbo
Reservoir by Tim Smart.


—On October 7 (3) SPRAGUE’S PIPIT was reported at Pipit Hill; first
reported 10/5 by David Dowell.

Upcoming DFO Field Trips...trip details at

*Joder Ranch*

Saturday, October 12

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Chuck Hundertmark (Email: chundertmark8 AT Phone: 303-604-0531)

*Chatfield State Park, The Big Sit*

Sunday, October 13

6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Joey Kellner (Email: vireo1 AT Phone: 303-978-1748)

*Longmont Area Birding*

Sunday, October 13

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Christie Owens (Email: christieowens2 AT Phone: 9704817271)

*Ken Caryl Valley Area*

Monday, October 14

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

David Suddjian (Email: dsuddjian AT Phone: 831-713-8659)

*Lake County*

Tuesday, October 15

5:30 AM - 4:00 PM

David Suddjian (Email: dsuddjian AT Phone: 831-713-8659)

*Cherry Creek State Park (Arapahoe County)*

Saturday, October 19

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Mary Cay Burger (Email: mcburger3 AT Phone: 720-940-8394)

Good birding!

Joe Roller, Denver


303 204-0828

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