Date: 12/24/19 9:35 am From: John Shenot <johnshenot...> Subject: [cobirds] YB Sapsucker and Northern Shrike - Grandview Cemetery (LARIMER)
This morning I observed one of the two(?) male Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers reported by Dave Leatherman. It was in the trees over the building at the Mountain Avenue entrance to the cemetery. I can't say which of the two sapsuckers it was, but it was definitely a male.
I also saw a Northern Shrike on top of a spruce very near the center of the cemetery. This is my first observation of this species at Grandview and the first in eBird (but probably seen there by Leatherman before he was using eBird?).
A group of Bushtits was present, but in smaller numbers than reported by Dave. I didn't see or hear any crossbills.