Date: 10/25/19 10:16 pm
From: 'Allison Hilf' via Colorado Birds <cobirds...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert For Saturday, October 26, 2019
Date: Saturday, October 26, 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 (Boulder, Garfield, *Gunnison, Mesa)
Black Scoter (Arapahoe, Douglas, *Jefferson)
BROAD-BILLED HUMMINGBIRD (Mesa)
Pacific Loon (*Denver, Larimer)
EASTERN WOOD-PEEWEE (*Bent)
Wood Thrush (*Boulder)
Magnolia Warbler (*Arapahoe, *Jefferson)
Blackburnian Warbler (Boulder)
Blackpoll Warbler (Boulder)
Pine Warbler (Jefferson)
Black-throated Green Warbler (*Boulder, *Jefferson)


ARAPAHOE COUNTY:
—On October 25 a Magnolia Warbler was reported at South Platte Park, along the western bank of the river just north of Redtail Lake, by Santiago Tabares.
—On October 24 (5) Black Scoters were reported at Cherry Creek SP by Diane Roberts.

BENT COUNTY:
—An EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE was reported at Hasty Campground, below the dam at John Martin Reservoir, near campsite 74 in the south central part of the campground. Reported by Duane Nelson.

BOULDER COUNTY:
—On October 24 (8) Surf Scoters and were reported in Boulder at Baseline Reservoir by Andrew Chang. A Common Loon was also observed.
—On October 23 a Blackpoll Warbler was reported in Boulder at 2400 57th Street by Steve Larson.
—On October 23 a Blackpoll Warbler was reported in Longmont along Dry Creek, west of Airport Road, by David Dowell.

**NOTE, both of the following birds move, but have MOSTLY been seen on PRIVATE PROPERTY, particularly when they are closer to 30th street. Private property must be respected.
On October 25 a Black-throated Green Warbler and a Wood Thrush were reported in Boulder at 29th Street where it crosses over the small creek near Baseline Road. The Wood Thrush was further east along the creek, almost to 30th Street. The Black-throated Green Warbler was first reported on October 19 by Nick Moore. The Wood Thrush was first reported on October 23 by Nathan Pieplow.
—On October 23 a Black-throated Green Warbler and a Palm Warbler were reported in Longmont at Meadowview Park (617 barberry Dr.) by David Dowell.
—On October 21 a Blackburnian Warbler was reported in Longmont at Meadowview Park (last reported at Oakwood Dr and Barberry Dr, south of the fire station) by David Dowell.

DENVER COUNTY:
—On October 25 a Pacific Loon was reported at Marston Reservoir-West End by Doug Kibbe.

DOUGLAS COUNTY:
—On October 25 a Black Scoter was reported at Chatfield SP, Original Heronry Overlook, by Joey Kellner.

GARFIELD COUNTY:
—On October 22 a Surf Scoter was reported at Harvey Gap SP & Grass Valley Reservoir by JoAnn Potter Riggle.

GUNNISON COUNTY:
—On October 25 (3) Surf Scoter were reported at Taylor Park Reservoir by Drew Kelly.

JEFFERSON COUNTY:
—On October 25 a Black Scoter was reported at Bear Creek Lake Park/Big Soda Lakes N Trail by Phil Lyon.
—On October 25 a Magnolia Warbler and a Black-throated Green Warbler were reported at Denver West Office Park, building 6. The Magnolia Warbler was first reported on October 20 by Kevin DeBoer. The Black-throated Green Warbler was first reported on October 23 by Mark Chavez.
—On October 24 a Pine Warbler was reported in Lakewood at the pond by Lakeview Towers at Belmar Apts. (679 S. Reed Ct.) by Steve Mlodinow. This is also known on e-bird as “stakeout Yellow-throated & Prairie Warblers, Lakewood 2017”.

LARIMER COUNTY:
—On October 22 a Pacific Loon was reported at the south end of Douglas Reservoir. First reported October 19 by John Shenot.

MESA COUNTY:
—On October 24 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.
—On October 21 a Surf Scoter was reported at Horsethief State Canyon Wildlife Area by Joshua Martinez.

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

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)

North Park
Tuesday, October 29
4:30 AM - 7:00 PM
David Suddjian (dsuddjian AT gmail.com; 831-713-8659)

Halloween Cemetery Tour (Boulder and Larimer Counties)
Thursday, October 31
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
John Malenich (john.malenich AT comcast.net; 303-359-9456)

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




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