Date: 11/9/19 5:10 am
From: Gregg Goodrich <gregggoodrich...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert, Saturday, November 9, 2019
Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019

E-mail: RBA AT cobirds.org

Compiler: Gregg Goodrich GreggGoodrich <GreggGoodrich...> at
gmail.com

Phone : 303-655-9135


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:



Tundra Swan (Arapahoe, *Boulder, *Larimer, Mesa, *Park, Rio Grande,Weld)

Trumpeter Swan (Boulder, Jefferson, *Larimer, *Logan, Mesa, Summit)

Surf Scoter (Larimer)

Black Scoter (*Jefferson)

White-winged Scoter (*Larimer, *Pueblo, Jefferson)

TUFTED DUCK (Morgan)

Long-tailed Duck (Boulder, Larimer, Morgan)

Dunlin (Adams, *Douglas)

Pacific Loon (Larimer, Mesa)

Yellow-billed Loon (*Arapahoe)

Red-necked Grebe (*Denver, *Park)

Mew Gull (*Arapahoe)

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Mesa — Second County Record, Summit — First
County Record)

GYRFALCON (Larimer)

Bohemian Waxwing (*Larimer)

Chestnut-collared Longspur (Park)

Golden-crowned Sparrow (El Paso)

Rusty Blackbird (*Boulder, Eagle)

Western Tanager (Ouray)


ADAMS COUNTY:

—On November 5 a Dunlin was reported at Barr Lake S.P. By David Dowell on
the 5th.


ARAPAHOE COUNTY:

—On November 8 a Mew Gull was reported at Cherry Creek S.P. By Ben Sampson.

—On November 8 a possible Yellow-billed Loon at Cherry Creek S.P. By Ben
Sampson.

—On November 7 (4) Tundra Swans flying south over Littleton Cemetery
reported by David Suddjian

—On November 5 a Mew Gull was reported at Aurora Reservoir by David Dowell
on the 5th.


BOULDER COUNTY:

—On November 8 a Tundra Swan was reported at Ish Reservoir

—On November 8 (2) Rusty Blackbirds were reported at Boulder Reservoir by
Phil Lyon on the 7th.

—On November 6 a Long-tailed Duck was reported at Macintosh Lake by David
Dowell on the 6th.


DENVER COUNTY:

—On November 8 a Red-necked Grebe was reported at Marston Reservoir at west
end by Amanda Spears on the 8th.


DOUGLAS COUNTY:

—On November 8 a Dunlin was reported at the Plum Creek Delta of Chatfield
Reservoir by Cynthia Kristensen.


EAGLE COUNTY:

--On November 3 a Rusty Blackbird was reported at Lake Creek Village
wetlands by Jennifer Prusse. This area is between I-70 and the Eagle River
west of the Edwards Exit. See Jennifer's eBird checklist.

EL PASO COUNTY:

--On November 3 an immature Golden-crowned Sparrow was reported at the
feeder set-up within Red Rock Canyon Open Space, first reported by Jim
Merritt on Oct. 30.


JEFFERSON COUNTY:

—On November 8 a Black Scoter was reported in Lakewood at Bear Creek Lake
Park, first reported on October 26 by Phil Lyon.

—On November 7 (2) Trumpeter Swans were reported on a pond just south of
6th Ave on west side of Kipling in the Federal Center (No public access).
Best viewed from Kipling St. First reported by Michelle Puplava.

—On November 7 (2) White-winged Scoter was reported on Bear Creek Lake Park
from Pelican Point by Mike Sullivan.

—On November 4 a Pacific Loon was reported in Lakewood at Bear Creek Lake
Park, first reported on November 3 by John Drummond.


LARIMER COUNTY:

—On November 8 a Trumpeter Swan was reported at Horseshoe Lake flew north,
maybe Donath Lake by Nick Komar.

—On November 8 (2) Tundra Swans were reported at Horseshoe Lake flew north,
maybe Donath Lake by Nick Komar.

—On November 7 (3) Bohemian Waxwings were reported at 3413 Colony Dr, Ft
Collins by Josh Bruening.

--On November 7 a immature Long-tailed Duck was reported from North Poudre
#4, first reported on November 2 by Rachel Hopper. This reservoir must be
viewed from CR11.

—On November 6 a Pacific Loon on Hamilton Reservoir reported by David
Leatherman.

--On November 5 a gray-phase GYRFALCON, perhaps a returnee from last
winter, appeared on Trilby Road by the Larimer County Landfill in southwest
Fort Collins, reported by Robert Beauchamp on the 3rd. Please post
sightings to cobirds. Seen today the 5th on Trilby south of the dump on the
electric transmission poles.

--On November 3 (3) imm/f type Surf Scoters were reported at Douglas
Reservoir by Dave Leatherman.


LOGAN COUNTY:

—On November 8 a Trumpeter Swan was reported at Jumbo Reservoir by Norm
Lewis on the 8th.


MESA COUNTY:

--On November 6 a Trumpeter Swan was reported at Highline Lake S.P., where
a pair was first reported on October 30 by Carol Ortenzio.

—On November 5 a Lesser Black-backed Gull was reported at Vega Reservoir by
Denise and Mark Vollmar on the 3rd. Second county record.

—On November 5 a Tundra Swan was reported at Highline Lake S.P. By Mike
Henwood.

--On November 3 a Pacific Loon was reported from Highline Lake S.P., first
reported on November 2 by Jon Horn.


MORGAN COUNTY:

—On November 7 (3) Long-tailed Ducks at Jackson Reservoir reported by Norm
Lewis on the 3rd.

—On November 3 TUFTED DUCK at Jackson Reservoir in a photo of a Long-tailed
Duck taken by Norm Lewis. Scott Summershoe discovered the duck in the photo
but was unsuccessful the next day in finding it again. Keep and eye out if
you are at Jackson Reservoir.


PARK COUNTY:

—On November 8 (6) Tundra Swans were reported at Eleven Mile State Park by
Joey Kellner on the 8th.

—on November 8 a Red-necked Grebe was reported at Eleven Mile State Park by
Joey Kellner on the 8th.


PUEBLO COUNTY:

—On November 8 a White-winged Scoter was reported on Pueblo Reservoir south
shore marina by David Tonnessen. Also, the annual Great Black-backed Gull
is back at Pueblo Reservoir.


OURAY COUNTY:

--On November 3 a late Western Tanager was reported on Chipeta Drive in
Ridgway by Don Marsh.


RIO GRANDE COUNTY:

—On November 4 a Tundra Swan was reported at 1689 Cnty Rd 18, Del Norte by
David Kenvin.


WELD COUNTY:

—On November 6 a Tundra Swan was reported at 37th and Arrowhead Reservoir
by Zach Schiff.


SUMMIT COUNTY:

—On November 5 a Lesser Black-backed Gull was reported at Dillon
Reservoir—Snake River Inlet by David Suddjian and the DFO field trip on the
5th. FIRST COUNTY RECORD.

--On November 4 (2) Trumpeter Swans were reported in the Arapaho NF at Lake
Dillon (39.5958,-106.0896) by Misty Walters.



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

*Belmar Historic Park*

Sunday, November 10

7:00AM - 11:00AM

Patrick O'Driscoll (<pato......> or 303-885-6955 (cell))


*Northeastern Colorado*

Tuesday, November 12

5:00AM - 7:00PM

David Suddjian (Email: dsuddjian AT gmail.com; 831-713-8659)


*Reuter-Hess Reservoir (Douglas County)*

Wednesday, November 13

7:00AM - noon

Tim Ryan and Diane Roberts (<Tryan4t......> or 720-545-5084
<Samat......> or 720-278-9025)


*Pueblo Area*

Saturday, November 16

6:00AM - 4:00PM

Ira and Tammy Sanders (<zroadr......> or 303-278-7172)


*Bluff Lake Nature Center (Denver County)*

Saturday, November 16

8:00AM - 11:30AM

Megan Miller (<megan.k.......> or 720-775-9710)


*Denver City Park*

Sunday, November 17

7:00AM - 11:30AM

Patrick O'Driscoll (patodrisk at gmail.com or 303-885-6955)



Good birding,

Gregg Goodrich

GreggGoodrich <GreggGoodrich...> at gmail.com

303-655-9135

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