Date: 11/11/19 5:43 am
From: Gregg Goodrich <gregggoodrich...>
Subject: [cobirds] Colorado Rare Bird Alert, Monday, November 11, 2019
Date: Monday, November 11, 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:


Ross’s Goose (Adams) - blue morph

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

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

Surf Scoter (*Montrose)

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

Black Scoter (Douglas, *Jefferson)

Long-tailed Duck (Boulder, Larimer, Morgan)

Red-necked Grebe (Denver, Park)

Dunlin (Adams, Douglas)

Black-legged Kittiwake (*Larimer)

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

Red-throated Loon (Kiowa)

YELLOW-BILLED LOON (*Arapahoe)

Pacific Loon (Larimer)

GYRFALCON (Larimer)

Varied Thrush (*Weld)

Bohemian Waxwing (Larimer)

Rusty Blackbird (*Boulder)


ADAMS COUNTY:

—On November 9 a blue morph Ross’s Goose was reported at Barr Lake by Ira
Sanders on the 9th.

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


ARAPAHOE COUNTY:

—On November 10 a YELLOW-BILLED LOON at Cherry Creek S.P. By Ben Sampson on
8th.

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


BOULDER COUNTY:

—On November 10 (2) Rusty Blackbirds were reported at Boulder Reservoir by
Phil Lyon on the 7th.

—On November 9 a Tundra Swan was reported at Ish Reservoir

—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 9 a Black Scoter was reported by Plum Creek Delta at Chatfield
Reservoir by Rob Raker on the 9th.

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


JEFFERSON COUNTY:

—On November 10 (2) White-winged Scoter was reported at the North boat ramp
of Chatfield Reservoir by Rob Raker on the 9th. Eating crawfish.

—On November 10 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.


KIOWA COUNTY:

—On November 8 a Red-throated Loon was reported at Neenoshe Reservoir by
Steve Mlodinow.


LARIMER COUNTY:

—On November 10 a Black-legged Kittiwake was reported at Horseshoe Lake by
Nick Komar on the 9th.

—On November 10 a Black-legged Kittwake was reported at Lake Loveland by
Nick Komar on the 10th.

—On November 10 a Tundra Swan was reported at Wellington State Wildlife
Area - Cobb Unit by Joe Kipper.

--On November 9 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.

--On November 9 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 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 6 a Pacific Loon on Hamilton Reservoir reported by David
Leatherman.


LOGAN COUNTY:

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


MESA COUNTY:

—On November 10 a Tundra Swan was reported at Highline Lake S.P. By Mike
Henwood.

--On November 10 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.


MONTROSE COUNTY:

—On November 10 a Surf Scoter was reported at Nucla Domestic Reservoir by
Coen Dexter and Brenda Wright on the 10th.


MORGAN COUNTY:

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


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.


WELD COUNTY:

—On November 10 a Varied Thrush was reported at Pawnee Grasslands at
crossroads of 116 and 133 on SW corner woods by Gene Rutherford on the 10th.

—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.



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


*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)


*Pueblo area*

Monday, November 18

5:30 AM - 6:00 PM

David Suddjian (Email: <dsuddjian...> Phone: 831-713-8659)


*Cherry Creek State Park (Arapahoe County) *

Saturday, November 23

7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Mary Cay Burger (Email: <mcburger3...> Phone: 720-940-8394)


*Aurora Reservoir and Cherry Creek State Park*

Tuesday, November 26

6:30 AM - 12:00 PM

David Suddjian (Email: <dsuddjian...> Phone: 831-713-8659)


Good birding,

Gregg Goodrich

GreggGoodrich <GreggGoodrich...> at gmail.com

303-655-9135

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