Date: 10/20/19 9:32 pm
From: 'Allison Hilf' via Colorado Birds <cobirds...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert for Monday, October 21, 2019
Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org
Compiler: Allison Hilf; ahilf AT me.com
Phone : 303-888-5110

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:

Surf Scoter (Adams, Park)
LESSER NIGHTHAWK (Larimer)
BROAD-BILLED HUMMINGBIRD (*Mesa)
AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER (Douglas, Park)
Red Phalarope (Park)
POMARINE JAEGER (Park)
PARASITIC JAEGER (Larimer)
Pacific Loon (Larimer)
SPRAGUE’S PIPIT (Yuma)
Magnolia Warbler (*Jefferson)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (El Paso)
Black-throated Green Warbler (*Boulder, Weld)


ADAMS COUNTY:
—On October 18 a Surf Scoter was reported at what used to be called “Heron Pond” at Lowell Ponds State Wildlife Area, on the eastern most pond, by Bob Canter.

BOULDER COUNTY:
—On October 20 a Black-throated Green Warbler was reported in trees just east from 29th Street, where it crosses over the small creek (Aurora Area). A Townsend’s Warbler has been seen nearby. First reported on October 19 by Nick Moore.

DOUGLAS COUNTY:
—On October 19 an AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER was reported at Chatfield SP—Plum Creek Delta; first reported there and at the Marina Sandspit October 12 by Joey Kellner. It was accompanied by other shorebirds, including Black-bellied Plover, Dublin and Pectoral Sandpiper.

EL-PASO COUNTY:
—On October 15 a Chestnut-sided Warner was reported at Memorial Park/Prospect Lake, behind the Police Memorial, by Terence Berger.

JEFFERSON COUNTY:
—On October 20 a Magnolia Warbler was reported at Denver West Office Park by Kevin DeBoer. The Magnolia Warbler was in a flock which included (3) Townsend’s Warblers; a Nashville Warbler and a possible Chestnut-sided Warbler.

LARIMER COUNTY:
—On October 19 a Pacific Loon and (2) Common Loons were reported at Douglas Reservoir by John Shenot.
—On October 16 a LESSER NIGHTHAWK was reported at North Shields Pond Natural Area by David Wade.
—On October 15 a PARASITIC JAEGER was reported from Warren Lake. First reported October 12 by Bob Righter. This private lake can be viewed from these locations, provided by Rachel Hopper: (40.533634,-105.053946) and (40.530372,-105.063571).

MESA COUNTY:
—On October 20 a sub adult male BROAD-BILLED HUMMINGBIRD was reported at a private residence in Palisade. The address is 566 36 Road (East Orchard Mesa ). The house is at the end of a long driveway just across from the fire station. The house is on the right side of the drive. The hummer is still coming in on a regular basis to the driveway feeder. Best time for viewing is in mornings when the sun is on the driveway feeder. It is in the shade after 2 pm. Visitors are welcome to view FROM THE DRIVEWAY and park along the driveway. First reported on September 28 by Gene Byrne. This would be the fourth state record, the first in 2002 was also in Mesa County.

PARK COUNTY:
—On October 17 a POMARINE JAEGER was reported at Antero Reservoir by Kevin DeBour.
—On October 15 (9) Surf Scoters were reported at Eleven Mile State Park by Steve Mlodinow.
—On October 15 an AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER and (4) Black-bellied Plovers were reported at Spinney Mountain Reservoir by Steve Mlodinow.
—On October 15 a Red Phalarope was reported at Antero Reservoir by Steve Mlodinow.

WELD COUNTY:
—On October 15 a Black-throated Green Warbler was reported at Glenmore Park. First reported on October 13 by Shawn Mason.

YUMA COUNTY:
—On October 19 a SPRAGUE’S PIPIT was reported in Hale at “Pipit Hill”. (3) First reported on October 5 by David Dowell.


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

Park County Reservoirs
Tuesday, October 22
5:00 AM - 4:00 PM
David Suddjian (<dsuddjian...>; 831-713-8659)

Lincoln Mountain Open Space, Douglas County
Saturday, October 26
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Chris Gilbert (chrisgee9 AT gmail.com; 804-214-1508)

Bluff Lake Nature Center
Saturday, October 26
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Megan Miller (Megan.k.miller2473 AT gmail.com; 720-775-9710)

First Creek at Denver Open Space
Sunday, October 27
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Patrick O'Driscoll (<patodrisk...>; 303-885-6955)

Happy Birding!
Allison Hilf, Aurora
Ahilf AT me.com
303-888-5110




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