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01 Aug Weld County Highlights ["dixiesmith500 AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
1 Aug Updates: no Red Phalarope, Huerfano Cty; Montrose & Pueblo County updates ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
1 Aug Colorado Rare Bird Alert for August 1, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
31 Jul Red Phalarope, Huerfano; Common Terns, Weld; Sage Thrasher, Boulder; Acorn Woodpecker/Grace's Warbler, Pueblo; Black Swifts, Garfield; Pinyon Jays, Eagle Ctys ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
31 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 31, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
30 Jul Ptarmigan, Larimer Cty; Gunnison Sage-Grouse, Gunnison Cty; Black Phoebe, La Plata Cty ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
30 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 30, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
30 Jul Adams County Tuesday ["Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" ]
29 Jul Owls, Adams Cty; Caspian Tern, Larimer Cty; Two Buttes Reservoir update, Baca Cty ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
29 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 29, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
28 Jul Green Heron/Boulder ["coloradobirder AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
28 Jul Sage Thrashers/North Weld County ["coloradobirder AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
28 Jul This Week's Colorado Statewide Bird Trips 7/28 to 8/3/2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
28 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 28, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
27 Jul Denver County Parks ["Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" ]
27 Jul More Fremont and Custer County Birding ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
27 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 27, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
26 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 26, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
25 Jul Boulder County ["'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" ]
25 Jul Some El Paso County Birds ["Terry Michaels tmcolorado AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
25 Jul Larimer and Boulder Counties ["'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" ]
25 Jul Fremont and Pueblo Counties! ["'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" ]
25 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 25, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
24 Jul Searching for Owls around Barr Lake, Adams County ["Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" ]
24 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 24, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
23 Jul Boulder, Fremont, La Plata, El Paso, Jackson & Clear Creek Cty Updates ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
23 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 23, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
22 Jul Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Fremont County; Lewis's Woodpeckers, La Pla ta; Indigo Buntings, Jefferson County ["'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" ]
22 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 22, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
21 Jul Passing of Warren Finch ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
21 Jul Passing of Long time Colorado birder, Warren Finch ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
21 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for June 21, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
20 Jul Denver City Park Cattle Egrets, Eurasian Collared-Dove Expansion Map ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
20 Jul Updates: Morgan, Jackson, Summit, Mesa, El Paso & Weld Ctys ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
20 Jul Black-throated Sparrow (Pueblo Cty); 2 Scissor-tailed Flycatchers (Fremont), Williamson's Sapsucker (Douglas); American Three-toed Woodpeckers (Larimer) ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
20 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 20, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
19 Jul Mt Evans, Clear Creek County ["Terry Michaels tmcolorado AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
19 Jul Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Fremont Cty; Pacific Wren, San Miguel Cty ["Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" ]
19 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 19, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
18 Jul Burrowing Owl, Adams County; Flammulated and Northern Saw-whet Owls, M esa County; Greater Sage-Grouse, Moffat County ["'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" ]
18 Jul A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary area 7/17-18/2014 Summit County ["'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" ]
18 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 18, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
17 Jul Hawk [2 Attachments] ["Georgia Olmstead gloaubug AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
17 Jul burrowing owlSSSSS! and hawk?? [3 Attachments] ["Georgia Olmstead gloaubug AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
17 Jul Boulder, Yuma (Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Yellow-billed Cuckoo), Summit (White-winged Crossbill, many owls), Mesa (Black Phoebe) ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
17 Jul Williamson's Sapsuckers in Reynolds Park, Jefferson County ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
17 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 17, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
16 Jul Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Fremont County; Black-throated Sparrow, Pueblo; Williamson's Sapsucker, Larimer; Dickcissel, Morgan Counties ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
16 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 16, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
15 Jul Escaped Red tailed Hawk? ["King daking55dk AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
15 Jul Birding South of Denver ["King daking55dk AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
15 Jul Timnath Reservoir @Lunch/Larimer ["lefkogt AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
15 Jul This Week's Colorado Statewide Bird Trips 7/15 to 7/20/2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
15 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 15, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
14 Jul Douglas, Larimer, Otero & Jackson County Updates ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
14 Jul Adams County Monday Morning ["Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" ]
14 Jul Black-throated Sparrow (Pueblo County), Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Fremont), Lewis's Woodpecker (Archuleta) Green Heron (Mesa) ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
14 Jul Cattle Egret/Weld CR 42 ["lefkogt AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
14 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 14, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
13 Jul Eastern Phoebes, Jefferson/Douglas Counties, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Fremont County ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
13 Jul Larimer, Boulder, Adams, Mesa, Rio Blanco & Fremont County Updates ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
13 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 13, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
12 Jul Burrowing Owls ["Georgia Olmstead gloaubug AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" ]
12 Jul Red eyed Vireo at Chatfield State Park ["Bob Varnon varnonbob AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
12 Jul Boulder County (Red-eyed Vireo, Ovenbird), Larimer (Black Swift), Weld (Bonaparte's Gull, Dickcissel) ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
12 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 12, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
11 Jul North and East of Dia Adams County ["Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" ]
11 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 11, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
10 Jul Boulder and Bent County Updates ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
10 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 10, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
9 Jul Jefferson/Douglas Counties ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
9 Jul Colorado Statewide Bird Trips 7/7 to 7/13/2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
9 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 9, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
8 Jul Chatfield State Park Jefferson/Douglas Counties ["Terry Michaels tmcolorado AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
8 Jul Adams/Denver, Weld, Boulder, Pueblo, Prowers, Chaffee, Fremont, Bent and Larimer Counties ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]
8 Jul Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 8, 2014 ["Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" ]

Subject: Weld County Highlights
From: "dixiesmith500 AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders@yahoogroups.com>
Date: 01 Aug 2014 12:10:43 -0700
Today's highlights include Sanderling at Windsor L., Whimbrel and Lesser 
Yellowlegs at Bebee Draw (CR 48 Pond), and thousands of Franklin's gull in 
southern Bebee Draw. 

 

 Dix Smith
 Ft. Collins
Subject: Updates: no Red Phalarope, Huerfano Cty; Montrose & Pueblo County updates
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 12:49:33 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Huerfano County
Red Phalarope has not been relocated in the La Veta area.

Montrose County
Richard Stevens and Bryan Ehlmann found three Dusky Grouse before sunrise this 
morning at Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park. All birds were within 1/2 
mile of the western end of the South Rim Drive. Last night they found two 
Northern Pygmy-Owls. One along the overlook trail at the western end of South 
Rim Drive, the other was west of the overlook. 


Pueblo County
Brandon Percival reports from below the dam at Pueblo Reservoir: two Black 
Phoebes, three Eastern Phoebes and a Least Flycatcher. 


Good birding!

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Rebecca Kosten, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, Colorado
Contact CoBus/Report Interesting Birds: 303-324-7994
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for August 1, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 04:34:35 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cobirders/messages

Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Huerfano (Red Phalarope)
Larimer (White-tailed Ptarmigan, Williamson's Sapsucker)
Weld (Common Tern)
Jefferson (Olive-sided Flycatcher, Least Flycatcher)
Boulder (Lewis's Woodpecker, Sage Thrasher, American Bittern, Burrowing Owl)
Pueblo (Acorn Woodpecker, Grace's Warbler, Green Heron, Curve-billed
Thrasher)
Garfield (Black Swift)
Eagle (Pinyon Jay)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Huerfano County
++Yesterday, Polly Neldner found a female RED PHALAROPE at Wahatoya Lake.
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Philip Kline relocated six WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever,
6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
++Yesterday, Kline relocated a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Sherony, 4/21) at
Upper Beaver Meadows, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/30, Alex Lamoreaux found five WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN around the
Alpine Visitor's Center, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/29, Jan Allen found eleven WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at the Gore Range
Overlook, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/29, Chris Knight saw a CASPIAN TERN at Great Egret Pond, St. Vrain
State Park.
--On 7/28, Trey McCuen found AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER in Rist Canyon
(map on website).
--On 7/28, David Wade relocated SAGE THRASHERS (Wade, 7/21) at Douglas
Reservoir.
--On 7/26, Marianne Batchelder relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Keller,
6/30) at Lily Lake.
--On 7/25, Currys relocated a BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Waltman, 6/21) at
the Lava Cliffs pullover, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Alluvial Fan
parking lot, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Christian Nunes relocated five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes,
5/6) at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.
++Yesterday, David Waltman relocated SAGE THRASHER (Pautsch, 7/22) at
Boulder Valley Ranch Open Space.
++Yesterday, Lark Latch found an AMERICAN BITTERN at the Lake Valley
retention pond.
++Yesterday, Tom Eck relocated seven BURROWING OWLS (Nunes, 7/23) at the
Coalton Open Space.
--On 7/30, Scott Baron found two CASSIN'S KINGBIRDS on Gunbarrel Farm Open
Space (south side of Lookout Road, 0.25 miles east of 78th Street).
--On 7/28, Norfleet and Baxley found six AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS on
the north side of Long Lake.
--On 7/26, E. Anne W relocated a GREEN HERON near the pond at the Sawhill
Ponds parking lot.
--On 7/25, Laura Steadman relocated a male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes, 4/10)
at the Hawthorn Gulch trailhead.
--On 7/24, Henson relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Kinslow, 7/14) over Copeland
Lake, Wild Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Weld County
++Yesterday, Mark Minner-Lee reported seven COMMON TERNS at Lower Latham
Reservoir.  On 7/29, Tom Thomson found three PECTORAL SANDPIPER at Lower
Latham Reservoir (CR 48).
--On 7/29, David Blue found three MARBLED GODWIT at Beebe Draw Ponds.
--On 7/28, Scott Meyer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Henderson, 5/17) along CR
73, north of CR 110.
--On 7/27, Clark & Bonfiglio found at Beebe Draw Ponds: UPLAND SANDPIPER
(Olpin, 6/18) and 20 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES.
--On 7/27, Clark & Goetz relocated CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPURS along CR 77,
north of CR 110. On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported: two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall,
6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/26, David Dowell relocated three BONAPARTE'S GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18) &
two DICKCISSELS (Sheeter, 7/7) at Behrens Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Dawson relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Doyle, 5/29) along CR
83, north of Hwy 14.
--On 7/24, Dawson:Rhodes relocated BURROWING OWLS at Murphy's Pasture.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
++Yesterday, Mark Clark & Sue Bonfiglio found an OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER &
LEAST FLYCATCHER at Bear Creek Lake Park.
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Lock relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS & GRACE'S WARBLER at
Pueblo Mountain Park.
++Yesterday, Chris Knight found along the Pueblo Nature Center trail
(Center to  Blvd): GREEN HERON (Knight, 6/22) & CURVE-BILLED THRASHER.
--On 7/28, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated the BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5) at Liberty Point see website for directions!
--On 7/27, Chris Knight relocated four ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS at Rock
Canyon, Pueblo Reservoir.

Adams County
--On 7/29, Jerry Petrosky found a BARN OWL along Hudson Road at 1.9 miles
north of 26th Avenue.  On 7/25, Dawson & Rhodes found a BARN OWL at Hudson
Road & 48th Avenue.
--On 7/29, Petrosky relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the DIA
Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; 114th ave &
Trussville Rd).
--On 7/29, Petrosky found an UPLAND SANDPIPER north of 96th avenue, just
east of creek west of 96th avenue.
--On 7/28, Doug Kibbe found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along CR 52, 3.6 miles
north of Hwy 36.
--On 7/28, Kibbe found two BARN OWLS along 112th avenue/east of CR 53.
--On 7/26, Doyle Brewer relocated BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.

El Paso County
--On 7/29, Jeff Witters relocated ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (Tonnessen, 7/12)
at Garden of the Gods.
--On 7/27, Rob Batchelder relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson
Reservoir.
--On 7/25, Michaels relocated two OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett Peak
Open Space.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Baca County
--On 7/29, Mlodinow found at Two Buttes Reservoir: 5 YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS,
4 EASTERN PHOEBES, ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & WESTERN SCREECH-OWL.
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

Otero County
--On 7/29, Mlodinow reported a RUBY-THROATED and BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRDS
at 3rd & Beymer Streets in Cheraw.
--On 7/29, Mlodinow found at Lake Cheraw: 26 SNOWY PLOVER & a SEMIPALMATED
PLOVER.

Prowers County
--On 7/29, Mlodinow found at Lamar Community College: YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO
(Moss, 7/16) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.
--On 7/29, Mlodinow found at the Fort Lyons Canal Road: LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS
(Stulp, 6/5) & a DICKCISSEL.

Bent County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found a RED-EYED VIREO at Tempel Grove.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Kiowa County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found at Neegronda Reservoir: LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/27), 26 SNOWY PLOVERS, WILLET & one RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.  On
7/27, David Dowell found two SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, two MARBLED GODWIT
(Walbek, 7/26).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Morgan County
--On 7/28, Doug Kibbe found four DICKCISSEL at Brush Prairie Ponds Wildlife
Area.

Kit Carson County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found at Flagler Reservoir: BELL'S VIREO (below dam) &
BALTIMORE ORIOLE.

Cheyenne County
--On 7/25, William Flack found six MOUNTAIN PLOVER along the east side of
Hwy 385, just south of CR M.

Washington County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated DICKCISSEL (Kilpatrick, 6/1) at the Hwy 6
Pond near Prewitt Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Prewitt Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Garfield County
++Yesterday, Steve Davria relocated five BLACK SWIFTS (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.

Eagle County
++Yesterday, JoAnn Riggle found 70 PINYON JAYS at Gypsum Ponds Wildlife
Area.
--On 7/30, JoAnn Riggle found a BARROW'S GOLDENEYE on Dotsero Ponds.
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Gunnison County
--On 7/30, Stevens:Ehlmann found three GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE just north of
CR 38 & CR 38a.
--On 7/29, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/5) north & south of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/26, Gwen Moore found thirteen PURPLE MARTINS along East Muddy Creek
(map on website).
--On 7/21, Chris Foret relocated GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D. Anderson, 6/20)
and found a SAGEBRUSH SPARROW along CR 38 (38.4551682,-106.9370985).
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

La Plata County
--On 7/30, Katy Shirley relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
--On 7/29, E. Joel Ekeland found three DUSKY GROUSE along the west side of
the northeastern Columbine Lake.
--On 7/23, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Park County
--On 7/29, David Suddjian found three RED-NECKED PHALAROPE at the southeast
corner of Antero Reservoir.

Jackson County
--On 7/29, Alex Lamoreaux found along the Self driving tour at Arapaho
National Wildlife Refuge: 40 SAGE THRASHERS & 10 WILLETS.
--On 7/23, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED GREBE
(Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Fremont County
--On 7/28, Washburn & Simmons relocated two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS
(Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County
Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/28, Caroline Lambert relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/27, Stulp & Thompson relocated eleven WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at
Loveland Pass.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Delta County
--On 7/28, Maureen Briggs found two BURROWING OWLS along Highway 50 between
Grand Junction & Delta (look between mile markers 61 & 63).

Teller County
--On 7/28, the Monday birders found at Florissant Fossil Beds: four
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.

Custer County
--On 7/27, Dowell found at DeWeese Reservoir: three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS &
fourteen PINYON JAYS.

Ouray County
--On 7/26, Kris Petersen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box Canyon
Falls.

Summit County
--On 7/19, JoAnn Riggle relocated WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (Stevens:Ehlmann,
7/17) at Shrine Pass.
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Montezuma County
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Red Phalarope, Huerfano; Common Terns, Weld; Sage Thrasher, Boulder; Acorn Woodpecker/Grace's Warbler, Pueblo; Black Swifts, Garfield; Pinyon Jays, Eagle Ctys
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:36:18 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Huerfano County
Polly Neldner found a female Red Phalarope at Wahatoya Lake.

Weld County
Mark Minner-Lee reports seven Common Terns at Lower Latham Reservoir.

Boulder County
David Waltman relocated a Sage Thrasher at Boulder Valley Ranch Open Space.

Pueblo County
Loch Kilpatrick relocated the Acorn Woodpeckers and a Grace's Warbler at Pueblo 
Mountain Park. 

Chris Knight relocated a Green Heron along the Pueblo Nature Center Trail.

Garfield County
Steve Davria relocated five Black Swifts at Hanging Lake.

Eagle County
JoAnn Riggle saw 70 Pinyon Jays at Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.

Good birding!

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 31, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:40:06 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Larimer (White-tailed Ptarmigan)
Boulder (Sage Thrasher)
Weld (Marbled Godwit)
Gunnison (Gunnison Sage-Grouse)
La Plata (Black Phoebe)
Eagle (Barrow's Goldeneye)
Park (Red-necked Phalarope)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Larimer County
++Yesterday, Alex Lamoreaux found five WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN around the
Alpine Visitor's Center, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/29, Jan Allen found eleven WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at the Gore Range
Overlook, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/29, Chris Knight saw a CASPIAN TERN at Great Egret Pond, St. Vrain
State Park.
--On 7/28, Trey McCuen found AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER in Rist Canyon
(map on website).
--On 7/28, David Wade relocated SAGE THRASHERS (Wade, 7/21) at Douglas
Reservoir.
--On 7/26, Marianne Batchelder relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Keller,
6/30) at Lily Lake.
--On 7/25, Jerry & Nancy Curry relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever,
6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys relocated a BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Waltman, 6/21) at
the Lava Cliffs pullover, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Alluvial Fan
parking lot, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Lark Latch relocated SAGE THRASHER (Pautsch, 7/22) at Boulder
Valley Ranch Open Space.
++Yesterday, Scott Baron found two CASSIN'S KINGBIRDS on Gunbarrel Farm
Open Space (south side of Lookout Road, 0.25 miles east of 78th Street).
--On 7/28, Norfleet and Baxley found six AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS on
the north side of Long Lake.
--On 7/27, Adam Vesely found four LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Spring Brook
Loop.
--On 7/26, E. Anne W relocated a GREEN HERON near the pond at the Sawhill
Ponds parking lot.
--On 7/25, Laura Steadman relocated a male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes, 4/10)
at the Hawthorn Gulch trailhead.
--On 7/25, Eric DeFonso found a male WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Gregory
Canyon parking lot.
--On 7/25, Philip Henson found a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER at Walden Ponds.
--On 7/24, Henson relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Kinslow, 7/14) over Copeland
Lake, Wild Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/23, Christian Nunes found seven BURROWING OWLS at the Coalton Open
Space.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Weld County
--On 7/29, David Blue found three MARBLED GODWIT at Beebe Draw Ponds.
--On 7/29, Tom Thomson found three PECTORAL SANDPIPER at Lower Latham
Reservoir (CR 48).
--On 7/28, Scott Meyer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Henderson, 5/17) along CR
73, north of CR 110.
--On 7/27, Clark & Bonfiglio found at Beebe Draw Ponds: UPLAND SANDPIPER
(Olpin, 6/18) and 20 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES.
--On 7/27, Clark & Goetz relocated CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPURS along CR 77,
north of CR 110. On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported: two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall,
6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/26, David Dowell relocated three BONAPARTE'S GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18) &
two DICKCISSELS (Sheeter, 7/7) at Behrens Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Dawson relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Doyle, 5/29) along CR
83, north of Hwy 14.
--On 7/24, Dawson:Rhodes relocated BURROWING OWLS at Murphy's Pasture.

Adams County
--On 7/29, Jerry Petrosky found a BARN OWL along Hudson Road at 1.9 miles
north of 26th Avenue.  On 7/25, Dawson & Rhodes found a BARN OWL at Hudson
Road & 48th Avenue.
--On 7/29, Petrosky relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the DIA
Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; 114th ave &
Trussville Rd).
--On 7/29, Petrosky found an UPLAND SANDPIPER north of 96th avenue, just
east of creek west of 96th avenue.
--On 7/28, Doug Kibbe found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along CR 52, 3.6 miles
north of Hwy 36.
--On 7/28, Kibbe found two BARN OWLS along 112th avenue/east of CR 53.
--On 7/26, Doyle Brewer relocated BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.

El Paso County
--On 7/29, Jeff Witters relocated ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (Tonnessen, 7/12)
at Garden of the Gods.
--On 7/27, Rob Batchelder relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson
Reservoir.  On 7/25, Terry Michaels relocated four 1st cycle LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULLS (Peterson, 7/22) and a COMMON LOON.
--On 7/25, Michaels relocated two OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett Peak
Open Space.

Pueblo County
--On 7/28, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated the BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5) at Liberty Point see website for directions!
--On 7/27, Chris Knight relocated four ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS at Rock
Canyon, Pueblo Reservoir.
--On 7/26, Bill Kaempfer relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo Mountain
Park.  On 7/25, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated GRACE'S WARBLER south of old
tennis courts.
--On 7/26, Chris Knight found along the Pueblo Nature Center trail (Center
to  Blvd): EASTERN PHOEBE, 5 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS & GREEN HERON.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Baca County
--On 7/29, Mlodinow found at Two Buttes Reservoir: 5 YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS,
4 EASTERN PHOEBES, ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & WESTERN SCREECH-OWL.
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

Otero County
--On 7/29, Mlodinow reported a RUBY-THROATED and BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRDS
at 3rd & Beymer Streets in Cheraw.
--On 7/29, Mlodinow found at Lake Cheraw: 26 SNOWY PLOVER & a SEMIPALMATED
PLOVER.

Prowers County
--On 7/29, Mlodinow found at Lamar Community College: YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO
(Moss, 7/16) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.
--On 7/29, Mlodinow found at the Fort Lyons Canal Road: LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS
(Stulp, 6/5) & a DICKCISSEL.

Bent County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found a RED-EYED VIREO at Tempel Grove.
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Kiowa County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found at Neegronda Reservoir: LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/27), 26 SNOWY PLOVERS, WILLET & one RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.  On
7/27, David Dowell found two SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, two MARBLED GODWIT
(Walbek, 7/26).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Morgan County
--On 7/28, Doug Kibbe found four DICKCISSEL at Brush Prairie Ponds Wildlife
Area.

Kit Carson County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found at Flagler Reservoir: BELL'S VIREO (below dam) &
BALTIMORE ORIOLE.

Cheyenne County
--On 7/25, William Flack found six MOUNTAIN PLOVER along the east side of
Hwy 385, just south of CR M.

Washington County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated DICKCISSEL (Kilpatrick, 6/1) at the Hwy 6
Pond near Prewitt Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Prewitt Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Gunnison County
++Yesterday, Stevens:Ehlmann found three GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE just north of
CR 38 & CR 38a.
--On 7/29, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/5) north & south of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/26, Gwen Moore found thirteen PURPLE MARTINS along East Muddy Creek
(map on website).
--On 7/21, Chris Foret relocated GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D. Anderson, 6/20)
and found a SAGEBRUSH SPARROW along CR 38 (38.4551682,-106.9370985).
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

La Plata County
++Yesterday, Katy Shirley relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
--On 7/29, E. Joel Ekeland found three DUSKY GROUSE along the west side of
the northeastern Columbine Lake.
--On 7/23, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 7/23, Nancy Cox found six LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS and a WILLIAMSON'S
SAPSUCKER at Vallecito Reservoir.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Eagle County
++Yesterday, JoAnn Riggle found a BARROW'S GOLDENEYE on Dotsero Ponds.
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Park County
--On 7/29, David Suddjian found three RED-NECKED PHALAROPE at the southeast
corner of Antero Reservoir.

Jackson County
--On 7/29, Alex Lamoreaux found along the Self driving tour at Arapaho
National Wildlife Refuge: 40 SAGE THRASHERS & 10 WILLETS.
--On 7/23, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED GREBE
(Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Fremont County
--On 7/28, Washburn & Simmons relocated two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS
(Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County
Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/28, Caroline Lambert relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/27, Stulp & Thompson relocated eleven WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at
Loveland Pass.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Delta County
--On 7/28, Maureen Briggs found two BURROWING OWLS along Highway 50 between
Grand Junction & Delta (look between mile markers 61 & 63).

Teller County
--On 7/28, the Monday birders found at Florissant Fossil Beds: four
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.

Custer County
--On 7/27, Dowell found at DeWeese Reservoir: three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS &
fourteen PINYON JAYS.

Ouray County
--On 7/26, Kris Petersen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box Canyon
Falls.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.

Summit County
--On 7/19, JoAnn Riggle relocated WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (Stevens:Ehlmann,
7/17) at Shrine Pass.
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Montezuma County
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Ptarmigan, Larimer Cty; Gunnison Sage-Grouse, Gunnison Cty; Black Phoebe, La Plata Cty
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:48:24 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Larimer County
Alex Lamoreaux found five White-tailed Ptarmigan around the Alpine Visitor's 
Center up Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park. 


Gunnison County
Richard Stevens and Bryan Ehlmann found three Gunnison Sage-Grouse north of 
County Roads 38 & 38A. 


La Plata County
Katy Shirley relocated a Black Phoebe (Morris, 3/18) near Huck Finn Pond, 
Durango. 


Good birding!

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Rebecca Kosten, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, Colorado
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 30, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:45:50 -0600
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NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
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Reports added for today:
Adams (Burrowing Owl, Barn Owl, Upland Sandpiper)
Larimer (White-tailed Ptarmigan)
Weld (Pectoral Sandpiper, Burrowing Owl)
Baca (Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Eastern Phoebe, Ash-throated Flycatcher,
Western Screech-Owl)
Prowers (Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Northern Cardinal, Lewis's Woodpecker,
Dickcissel)
Otero (Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Snowy Plover,
Semipalmated Plover)
Morgan (Dickcissel)
La Plata (Dusky Grouse)
Jackson (Sage Thrasher, Willet)
Gunnison (American Three-toed Woodpecker)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Jerry Petrosky found a BARN OWL along Hudson Road at 1.9 miles
north of 26th Avenue.  On 7/25, Dawson & Rhodes found a BARN OWL at Hudson
Road & 48th Avenue.
++Yesterday, Petrosky relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the
DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; 114th ave &
Trussville Rd).
++Yesterday, Petrosky found an UPLAND SANDPIPER north of 96th avenue, just
east of creek west of 96th avenue.
--On 7/28, Doug Kibbe found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along CR 52, 3.6 miles
north of Hwy 36.
--On 7/28, Kibbe found two BARN OWLS along 112th avenue/east of CR 53.
--On 7/26, Doyle Brewer relocated BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Jan Allen found eleven WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at the Gore
Range Overlook, Rocky Mountain National Park.
++Yesterday, Chris Knight saw a CASPIAN TERN at Great Egret Pond, St. Vrain
State Park.
--On 7/28, Trey McCuen found AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER in Rist Canyon
(map on website).
--On 7/28, David Wade relocated SAGE THRASHERS (Wade, 7/21) at Douglas
Reservoir.
--On 7/26, Marianne Batchelder relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Keller,
6/30) at Lily Lake.
--On 7/25, Jerry & Nancy Curry relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever,
6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys relocated a BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Waltman, 6/21) at
the Lava Cliffs pullover, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Alluvial Fan
parking lot, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.

Weld County
++Yesterday, Tom Thomson found three PECTORAL SANDPIPER at Lower Latham
Reservoir (CR 48).
--On 7/28, Scott Meyer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Henderson, 5/17) along CR
73, north of CR 110.
--On 7/27, Clark & Bonfiglio found at Beebe Draw Ponds: UPLAND SANDPIPER
(Olpin, 6/18) and 20 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES.
--On 7/27, Clark & Goetz relocated CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPURS along CR 77,
north of CR 110. On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported: two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall,
6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/26, David Dowell relocated three BONAPARTE'S GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18) &
two DICKCISSELS (Sheeter, 7/7) at Behrens Reservoir.
--On 7/25, Scott Baron relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/24, Dawson relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Doyle, 5/29) along CR
83, north of Hwy 14.
--On 7/24, Dawson:Rhodes relocated BURROWING OWLS at Murphy's Pasture.
--On 7/24, Steve Mlodinow reported a SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER at the CR 59
Ponds.

El Paso County
++Yesterday, Jeff Witters relocated ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (Tonnessen,
7/12) at Garden of the Gods.
--On 7/27, Rob Batchelder relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson
Reservoir.  On 7/25, Terry Michaels relocated four 1st cycle LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULLS (Peterson, 7/22) and a COMMON LOON.
--On 7/25, Michaels relocated two OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett Peak
Open Space.
--On 7/25, Gary & Kathy Harris found an INDIGO BUNTING at Cheyenne Mountain
Open Space.

Pueblo County
--On 7/28, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated the BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5) at Liberty Point see website for directions!
--On 7/27, Chris Knight relocated four ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS at Rock
Canyon, Pueblo Reservoir.
--On 7/26, Bill Kaempfer relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo Mountain
Park.  On 7/25, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated GRACE'S WARBLER south of old
tennis courts.
--On 7/26, Chris Knight found along the Pueblo Nature Center trail (Center
to  Blvd): EASTERN PHOEBE, 5 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS & GREEN HERON.

Boulder County
--On 7/28, Norfleet and Baxley found six AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS on
the north side of Long Lake.
--On 7/28, Lark Latch relocated SAGE THRASHER  (Pautsch, 7/22) at Boulder
Valley Ranch Open Space.
--On 7/27, Adam Vesely found four LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Spring Brook
Loop.
--On 7/26, E. Anne W relocated a GREEN HERON near the pond at the Sawhill
Ponds parking lot.
--On 7/25, Laura Steadman relocated a male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes, 4/10)
at the Hawthorn Gulch trailhead.
--On 7/25, Eric DeFonso found a male WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Gregory
Canyon parking lot.
--On 7/25, Christian Nunes found at Axelson Open Space: AMERICAN BITTERN &
2 SAGE THRASHERS.
--On 7/25, Philip Henson found a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER at Walden Ponds.
--On 7/24, Henson relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Kinslow, 7/14) over Copeland
Lake, Wild Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/23, Christian Nunes found seven BURROWING OWLS at the Coalton Open
Space.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Denver County
--On 7/25, Jeff Dawson found a SAGE THRASHER at the Lowry's Westerly Creek
Dam and Wetlands.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Baca County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at Two Buttes Reservoir: 5 YELLOW-BILLED
CUCKOOS, 4 EASTERN PHOEBES, ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & WESTERN SCREECH-OWL.
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

Otero County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow reported a RUBY-THROATED and BLACK-CHINNED
HUMMINGBIRDS at 3rd & Beymer Streets in Cheraw.
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at Lake Cheraw: 26 SNOWY PLOVER & a
SEMIPALMATED PLOVER.

Prowers County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at Lamar Community College: YELLOW-BILLED
CUCKOO (Moss, 7/16) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at the Fort Lyons Canal Road: LEWIS'S
WOODPECKERS (Stulp, 6/5) & a DICKCISSEL.

Bent County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found a RED-EYED VIREO at Tempel Grove.
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Kiowa County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found at Neegronda Reservoir: LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/27), 26 SNOWY PLOVERS, WILLET & one RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.  On
7/27, David Dowell found two SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, two MARBLED GODWIT
(Walbek, 7/26).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Morgan County
--On 7/28, Doug Kibbe found four DICKCISSEL at Brush Prairie Ponds Wildlife
Area.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow found at Jackson Reservoir: seven LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/22) & two MARBLED GODWIT (Dowell, 7/22).

Kit Carson County
--On 7/28, Mlodinow found at Flagler Reservoir: BELL'S VIREO (below dam) &
BALTIMORE ORIOLE.

Cheyenne County
--On 7/25, William Flack found six MOUNTAIN PLOVER along the east side of
Hwy 385, just south of CR M.

Washington County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated DICKCISSEL (Kilpatrick, 6/1) at the Hwy 6
Pond near Prewitt Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Prewitt Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Gunnison County
++Yesterday, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/5) north & south of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/26, Gwen Moore found thirteen PURPLE MARTINS along East Muddy Creek
(map on website).
--On 7/21, Chris Foret relocated GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D. Anderson, 6/20)
and found a SAGEBRUSH SPARROW along CR 38 (38.4551682,-106.9370985).
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Jackson County
++Yesterday, Alex Lamoreaux found along the Self driving tour at Arapaho
National Wildlife Refuge: 40 SAGE THRASHERS & 10 WILLETS.
--On 7/23, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED GREBE
(Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

La Plata County
++Yesterday, E. Joel Ekeland found three DUSKY GROUSE along the west side
of the northeastern Columbine Lake.
--On 7/23, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 7/23, Rumberger relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
--On 7/23, Nancy Cox found six LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS and a WILLIAMSON'S
SAPSUCKER at Vallecito Reservoir.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Fremont County
--On 7/28, Washburn & Simmons relocated two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS
(Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County
Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/28, Caroline Lambert relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/27, Stulp & Thompson relocated eleven WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at
Loveland Pass.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Delta County
--On 7/28, Maureen Briggs found two BURROWING OWLS along Highway 50 between
Grand Junction & Delta (look between mile markers 61 & 63).

Teller County
--On 7/28, the Monday birders found at Florissant Fossil Beds: four
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.

Custer County
--On 7/27, Dowell found at DeWeese Reservoir: three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS &
fourteen PINYON JAYS.

Ouray County
--On 7/26, Kris Petersen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box Canyon
Falls.

Eagle County
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Summit County
--On 7/19, JoAnn Riggle relocated WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (Stevens:Ehlmann,
7/17) at Shrine Pass.
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Adams County Tuesday
From: "Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:11:36 -0600
Hello birders,

I celebrated the beautiful cool morning with a drive and search for owls around 
the southeastern corner of DIA Airport. No Short-eared Owls were encountered 
this morning. 


A Barn Owl had been reported along Hudson Road on 7/25. I forgot the exact 
location but stopped at a culvert along Hudson, 1.9 miles north of 26th avenue. 
It was twenty five minutes before sunrise and still dark. When underneath the 
bridge, the screech of a Barn Owl almost stopped my heart. The owl was only ten 
feet or so away. 


I continued north and stopped at the creek along 96th avenue, west of North 
Imboden Road. A Red-headed Woodpecker was reported here on 7/13; which I missed 
on the 7/14. Blue Jays screeched, Northern Flickers drummed and Western 
Kingbirds chattered as I walked the road. Then a juvenile Red-headed Woodpecker 
flew around the dead trees east of the creek, south of 96th avenue. I stayed 
for a couple of hours and enjoyed watching the airplanes take off from DIA. 


Moving on, Burrowing Owls were found a pair at 114th avenue and Trussville Road 
and seven at the prairie dog town at 3.4 miles east of Tower Road and 96th 
avenue. A dozen Swainson's Hawks, two Red-tailed Hawks, one Ferruginous Hawk 
and a pair of American Kestrels were also seen along the drive. 


In spite of all the recent rain, the field 0.4 miles north of 96th avenue and 
Tower Road was dry. I miss the shorebirds this flooded field attracted last 
fall. 


Good birding!

Jerry Petrosky; Colorado Birding Society
Denver, CO
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Subject: Owls, Adams Cty; Caspian Tern, Larimer Cty; Two Buttes Reservoir update, Baca Cty
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:27:06 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Adams County
Jerry Petrosky found 7+ Burrowing Owls at the prairie dog village at 3.4 miles 
east of Tower Road & 96th avenue. Two additional Burrowing Owls were at the 
southwest corner of 114th avenue & Trussville Road. 


Jerry found a Barn Owl under the bridge along Hudson Road at 1.9 miles north of 
26th avenue. This is near where Dawson & Rhodes found one on 7/25 at Hudson 
Road & 48th avenue. 


Larimer County
Chris Knight saw a Caspian Tern the Great Egret Pond, St. Vrain State Park off 
County Road 7. Beware of parking restrictions. 


Baca County
Steve Mlodinow reports from the northwest side of Two Buttes Reservoir: five 
Yellow-billed Cuckoos, four Eastern Phoebes, Ash-throated Flycatcher and 
Western Screech-Owl. 


Good birding!

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Rebecca Kosten, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, Colorado
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 29, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:41:56 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Pueblo (Black-throated Sparrow)
Boulder (American Three-toed Woodpecker, Sage Thrasher)
Larimer (American Three-toed Woodpecker, Sage Thrasher)
Weld (Upland Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope)
Bent (Red-eyed Vireo)
Kiowa (Long-billed Curlew, Snowy Plover, Willet, Red-necked Phalarope)
Kit Carson (Bell's Vireo, Baltimore Oriole)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
Clear Creek (Brown-capped Rosy Finch)
Delta (Burrowing Owl)
Teller (Williamson's Sapsucker)
Custer (Lewis's Woodpecker, Pinyon Jay)
Gunnison (Purple Martin)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated the BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5) at Liberty Point see website for directions!
--On 7/27, Chris Knight relocated four ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS at Rock
Canyon, Pueblo Reservoir.
--On 7/26, Bill Kaempfer relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo Mountain
Park.  On 7/25, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated GRACE'S WARBLER south of old
tennis courts.
--On 7/26, Chris Knight found along the Pueblo Nature Center trail (Center
to  Blvd): EASTERN PHOEBE, 5 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS & GREEN HERON.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Norfleet and Baxley found six AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
on the north side of Long Lake.
++Yesterday, Lark Latch relocated SAGE THRASHER  (Pautsch, 7/22) at Boulder
Valley Ranch Open Space.
--On 7/27, Adam Vesely found four LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Spring Brook
Loop.
--On 7/26, Anne Whitehurst relocated a GREEN HERON near the pond at the
Sawhill Ponds parking lot.
--On 7/25, Laura Steadman relocated a male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes, 4/10)
at the Hawthorn Gulch trailhead.
--On 7/25, Eric DeFonso found a male WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Gregory
Canyon parking lot.
--On 7/25, Christian Nunes found at Axelson Open Space: AMERICAN BITTERN &
2 SAGE THRASHERS.
--On 7/25, Philip Henson found a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER at Walden Ponds.
--On 7/24, Henson relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Kinslow, 7/14) over Copeland
Lake, Wild Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/23, Christian Nunes found seven BURROWING OWLS at the Coalton Open
Space.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Trey McCuen found AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER in Rist
Canyon (map on website).
++Yesterday, David Wade relocated SAGE THRASHERS (Wade, 7/21) at Douglas
Reservoir.
--On 7/26, Marianne Batchelder relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Keller,
6/30) at Lily Lake.
--On 7/25, Jerry & Nancy Curry relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever,
6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys relocated a BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Waltman, 6/21) at
the Lava Cliffs pullover, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Alluvial Fan
parking lot, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.

Weld County
--On 7/27, Clark & Bonfiglio found at Beebe Draw Ponds: UPLAND SANDPIPER
(Olpin, 6/18) and 20 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES.
--On 7/27, Clark & Goetz relocated CHESTNUT-COLLARED LONGSPURS along CR 77,
north of CR 110. On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported: two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall,
6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/26, David Dowell relocated three BONAPARTE'S GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18) &
two DICKCISSELS (Sheeter, 7/7) at Behrens Reservoir.
--On 7/25, Scott Baron relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/24, Dawson relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Doyle, 5/29) along CR
83, north of Hwy 14.
--On 7/24, Dawson:Rhodes relocated BURROWING OWLS at Murphy's Pasture.
--On 7/24, Steve Mlodinow reported a SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER at the CR 59
Ponds.

Adams County
--On 7/27, Don Beltz relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the DIA
Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly Road, north
of 120th avenue).
--On 7/26, Doyle Brewer relocated BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/25, Dawson & Rhodes found a BARN OWL at Hudson Road & 48th Avenue.

El Paso County
--On 7/27, Rob Batchelder relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson
Reservoir.  On 7/25, Terry Michaels relocated four 1st cycle LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULLS (Peterson, 7/22) and a COMMON LOON.
--On 7/25, Michaels relocated two OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett Peak
Open Space.
--On 7/25, Gary & Kathy Harris found an INDIGO BUNTING at Cheyenne Mountain
Open Space.

Denver County
--On 7/25, Jeff Dawson found a SAGE THRASHER at the Lowry's Westerly Creek
Dam and Wetlands.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Bent County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found a RED-EYED VIREO at Tempel Grove.
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Kiowa County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at Neegronda Reservoir: LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/27), 26 SNOWY PLOVERS, WILLET & one RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.  On
7/27, David Dowell found two SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, two MARBLED GODWIT
(Walbek, 7/26).

Otero County
--On 7/27, Dowell relocated 24 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.

Prowers County
--On 7/26, Walbek & Kilpatrick relocated YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Moss, 7/16)
at Lamar Community College.

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Kit Carson County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at Flagler Reservoir: BELL'S VIREO (below dam)
& BALTIMORE ORIOLE.

Cheyenne County
--On 7/25, William Flack found six MOUNTAIN PLOVER along the east side of
Hwy 385, just south of CR M.

Morgan County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow found at Jackson Reservoir: seven LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/22) & two MARBLED GODWIT (Dowell, 7/22).

Washington County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated DICKCISSEL (Kilpatrick, 6/1) at the Hwy 6
Pond near Prewitt Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Prewitt Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Washburn & Simmons relocated two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS
(Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County
Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, Caroline Lambert relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/27, Stulp & Thompson relocated eleven WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at
Loveland Pass.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Delta County
++Yesterday, Maureen Briggs found two BURROWING OWLS along Highway 50
between Grand Junction & Delta (look between mile markers 61 & 63).

Teller County
++Yesterday, the Monday birders found at Florissant Fossil Beds: four
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.

Custer County
--On 7/27, Dowell found at DeWeese Reservoir: three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS &
fourteen PINYON JAYS.

Gunnison County
--On 7/26, Gwen Moore found thirteen PURPLE MARTINS along East Muddy Creek
(map on website).
--On 7/23, Glenn Walbek relocated AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens,
4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/21, Chris Foret relocated GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D. Anderson, 6/20)
and found a SAGEBRUSH SPARROW along CR 38 (38.4551682,-106.9370985).
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Ouray County
--On 7/26, Kris Petersen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box Canyon
Falls.

La Plata County
--On 7/23, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 7/23, Rumberger relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
--On 7/23, Nancy Cox found six LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS and a WILLIAMSON'S
SAPSUCKER at Vallecito Reservoir.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Jackson County
--On 7/23, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED GREBE
(Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Eagle County
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Summit County
--On 7/19, JoAnn Riggle relocated WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (Stevens:Ehlmann,
7/17) at Shrine Pass.
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society Denver, CO
Contact CoBus/Report Interesting Birds: 303-324-7994
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Subject: Green Heron/Boulder
From: "coloradobirder AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders@yahoogroups.com>
Date: 28 Jul 2014 11:03:06 -0700
E. Anne W. reports "Saw this guy at Walden/Sawhill 2 years ago and never saw it 
at all last year. He was on a branch on the west bank of the big Sawhill pond 
(next to parking lot) on Saturday a.m." 


Photo:  http://coloradobirder.ning.com/photo/green-heron-11

Thanks Gary Lefko, Nunn
http://coloradobirder.ning.com/
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Subject: Sage Thrashers/North Weld County
From: "coloradobirder AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders@yahoogroups.com>
Date: 28 Jul 2014 10:04:26 -0700
Weld CR 128 is favorite drive of mine during migration periods--pristine 
prairie, beautiful drive, and only two houses along route. Yesterday, I had the 
following: 

 Horned Lark - plenty Sage Thrasher - 8 Chipping Sparrow - 5 Grasshopper 
Sparrow - 2 Lark Sparrow - 3 Lark Bunting - "billions" Western Meadowlark 
American Kestrel - 3 Swainson's Hawk Mourning Dove Eastern Kingbird Western 
Kingbird Common Nighthawk Loggerhead Shrike - 4 European Starli9ng Common 
Grackle Bullock's Oriole Killdeer At the house 

 Northern Mockingbird Black-headed Grosbeak Numerous Burrowing Owls continue at 
Weld CR 33 

 At Crom Lake
 Sora (first time here!) Photos:  http://coloradobirder.ning.com/photo
 Thanks Gary Lefko, Nunn
 http://coloradobirder.ning.com/
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Subject: This Week's Colorado Statewide Bird Trips 7/28 to 8/3/2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:52:23 -0600
Good morning cobirders,

This week's Statewide Bird Trips include:

Wednesday, July 30
Boulder Bird Club Wednesday Roadrunners

Saturday, August 2
Boulder Community Audubon Society's Trip to Old South Road
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Walk the Wetlands
Roaring Fork Audubon Society's Trip to Highlands Ski Area
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Front Range Birding
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Trip to Mount Evans at Sunrise
Denver Field Ornithologists Trip to Wheat Ridge Greenbelt

Sunday, August 3
Boulder Bird Club First Sunday Birding
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Walk the Wetlands
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Trip Colorado Hummingbirds
Denver Field Ornithologists Trip to Jackson Reservoir

See Colorado Birding Society's website for additional details:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Good Birding!

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, CO
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 28, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:27:00 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Burrowing Owl)
Boulder (Lewis's Woodpecker)
Pueblo (Black-throated Sparrow, Ash-throated Flycatcher)
El Paso (Burrowing Owl)
Prowers (Yellow-billed Cuckoo)
Clear Creek (White-tailed Ptarmigan, Brown-capped Rosy Finch)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
Ouray (Black Swift)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Don Beltz relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the
DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly Road,
north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/26, Doyle Brewer relocated BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/25, Dawson & Rhodes found a BARN OWL at Hudson Road & 48th Avenue.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Adam Vesely found four LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Spring Brook
Loop.
--On 7/25, Laura Steadman relocated a male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes, 4/10)
at the Hawthorn Gulch trailhead.
--On 7/25, Eric DeFonso found a male WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Gregory
Canyon parking lot.
--On 7/25, Christian Nunes found at Axelson Open Space: AMERICAN BITTERN &
2 SAGE THRASHERS.
--On 7/25, Philip Henson found a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER at Walden Ponds.
--On 7/24, Henson relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Kinslow, 7/14) over Copeland
Lake, Wild Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/24, Russ Thompson relocated SAGE THRASHERS (Pautsch, 7/22) at
Boulder Valley Ranch Open Space (near Telephone pole #12).
--On 7/23, Christian Nunes found seven BURROWING OWLS at the Coalton Open
Space.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

El Paso County
++Yesterday, Rob Batchelder relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson
Reservoir.  On 7/25, Terry Michaels relocated four 1st cycle LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULLS (Peterson, 7/22) and a COMMON LOON.
--On 7/25, Michaels relocated two OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett Peak
Open Space.
--On 7/25, Gary & Kathy Harris found an INDIGO BUNTING at Cheyenne Mountain
Open Space.

Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Paul Hurtado relocated the BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight,
7/5) at Liberty Point.  On 7/25, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated two CURVE-BILLED
THRASHERS (Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
++Yesterday, Chris Knight relocated four ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS at Rock
Canyon, Pueblo Reservoir.
--On 7/26, Bill Kaempfer relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo Mountain
Park.  On 7/25, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated GRACE'S WARBLER south of old
tennis courts.
--On 7/26, Chris Knight found along the Pueblo Nature Center trail (Center
to  Blvd): EASTERN PHOEBE, 5 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS & GREEN HERON.

Larimer County
--On 7/26, Marianne Batchelder relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Keller,
6/30) at Lily Lake.
--On 7/25, Jerry & Nancy Curry relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever,
6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys relocated a BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Waltman, 6/21) at
the Lava Cliffs pullover, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Alluvial Fan
parking lot, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.

Weld County
--On 7/26, David Dowell relocated three BONAPARTE'S GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18) &
two DICKCISSELS (Sheeter, 7/7) at Behrens Reservoir.
--On 7/25, Scott Baron relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/24, Dawson relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Doyle, 5/29) along CR
83, north of Hwy 14.
--On 7/24, Dawson:Rhodes relocated BURROWING OWLS at Murphy's Pasture.
--On 7/24, Steve Mlodinow reported a SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER at the CR 59
Ponds.
--On 7/24, Christopher Takacs relocated two UPLAND SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18)
and twelve BURROWING OWLS (Henderson, 5/17) along CR 73, north of CR 110.
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: two MOUNTAIN
PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.

Denver County
--On 7/25, Jeff Dawson found a SAGE THRASHER at the Lowry's Westerly Creek
Dam and Wetlands.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Kiowa County
--On 7/26, Glenn Walbek found SNOWY PLOVERS & MARBLED GODWITS at Neegronda
Reservoir.

Prowers County
--On 7/26, Walbek & Kilpatrick relocated YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Moss, 7/16)
at Lamar Community College.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Cheyenne County
--On 7/25, William Flack found six MOUNTAIN PLOVER along the east side of
Hwy 385, just south of CR M.

Morgan County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow found at Jackson Reservoir: seven LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/22) & two MARBLED GODWIT (Dowell, 7/22).

Washington County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated DICKCISSEL (Kilpatrick, 6/1) at the Hwy 6
Pond near Prewitt Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Prewitt Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, Stulp & Thompson relocated eleven WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at
Loveland Pass.
--On 7/26, Kevin DeBoer relocated 38 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Fremont County
++Yesterday, Rob Batchelder relocated two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS (Rich
Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Ouray County
--On 7/26, Kris Petersen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box Canyon
Falls.

Gunnison County
--On 7/23, Glenn Walbek relocated AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens,
4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/21, Chris Foret relocated GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D. Anderson, 6/20)
and found a SAGEBRUSH SPARROW along CR 38 (38.4551682,-106.9370985).
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

La Plata County
--On 7/23, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 7/23, Rumberger relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
--On 7/23, Nancy Cox found six LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS and a WILLIAMSON'S
SAPSUCKER at Vallecito Reservoir.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Jackson County
--On 7/23, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED GREBE
(Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Eagle County
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Summit County
--On 7/19, JoAnn Riggle relocated WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (Stevens:Ehlmann,
7/17) at Shrine Pass.
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society Denver, CO
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Subject: Denver County Parks
From: "Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:22:16 -0600
Hello birders,

Yesterday I looked for the Sage Thrasher reported in Denver County. 
Descriptions said Lowry Park while gps indicated Great Lawn Park. These two 
parks extend from 11th avenue to Alameda Blvd. An area of 0.5 miles X 1.5 
miles. I could not find the Sage Thrasher. These two parks seem to have 
potential. Several dozen Western Kingbirds, an Eastern Kingbird, half a dozen 
Snowy Egrets, Black-crowned Night-Herons, half a dozen Say's Phoebes including 
juveniles, and couple of Lark Sparrows, Song Sparrows and many Red-winged 
Blackbirds scattered through the parks. 


Later I examined Bluff Lake Nature Area, also Denver County. A couple of 
Western Wood-pewees, a Say's Phoebe, Western Kingbirds, Song, Lark, a Savannah, 
two Brewer's Sparrows and Swainson's Hawks circling overheard were there. 


Good birding!

Jerry Petrosky; Colorado Birding Society
Denver, CO
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Subject: More Fremont and Custer County Birding
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:33:22 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Fremont County
Richard Stevens and Bryan Ehlmann saw the male Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 
feeding the female who was sitting on the nest; 5:58 am, 7/25/2014. They parked 
at the driveway of the ranch for sale, about 0.2 miles north of the nesting 
tree. One of the Scissor-tailed Flycatchers called constantly from 5:48 am to 
5:53 am and flew down to the driveway. Later determined to be the male, it 
landed less than 10 yards from their car. After a couple of minutes, it flew up 
to the telephone wires above the car. Richard drove the car farther north and 
they watched the male fly back to the nesting tree. Clearly the birds are aware 
of nearby people. 


Richard and Bryan were able to find/relocate a Spotted Owl in Fremont County on 
nights 7/25 and 7/26. They also found a Northern Pygmy-Owl at Beaver Creek 
Wildlife Area on 7/25 and a Northern Saw-whet Owl near Juno Oro on 7/26. 


Custer County
On 7/26, they found a pair of Grace's Warblers along Forest Road 386. American 
Three-toed Woodpeckers at two locations along hwy 67 between Custer County Line 
and Hwy 165. Williamson's Sapsuckers at two locations and Red-naped Sapsuckers 
at three locations. 


Good birding!

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Rebecca Kosten, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, Colorado
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 27, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 04:49:06 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Pueblo (Acorn Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Green
Heron)
Adams (Barn Owl, Burrowing Owl)
Larimer (Williamson's Sapsucker)
Weld (Dickcissel, Bonaparte's Gull)
Kiowa (Snowy Plover, Marbled Godwit)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Bill Kaempfer relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo
Mountain Park.  On 7/25, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated GRACE'S WARBLER south of
old tennis courts.
++Yesterday, Chris Knight found along the Pueblo Nature Center trail
(Center to  Blvd): EASTERN PHOEBE, 5 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS & GREEN HERON.
--On 7/25, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated the BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight,
7/5) at Liberty Point.  Stevens:Ehlmann relocated two CURVE-BILLED
THRASHERS (Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!

Adams County
++Yesterday, Doyle Brewer relocated BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
++Yesterday, Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the DIA
Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly Road, north
of 120th avenue).
--On 7/25, Dawson & Rhodes found a BARN OWL at Hudson Road & 48th Avenue.
--On 7/23, Adam Green found a SAGE THRASHER at Trail Winds Park.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Marianne Batchelder relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Keller,
6/30) at Lily Lake.
--On 7/25, Jerry & Nancy Curry relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever,
6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys relocated a BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Waltman, 6/21) at
the Lava Cliffs pullover, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/25, Currys found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Alluvial Fan
parking lot, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.

Weld County
++Yesterday, David Dowell relocated three BONAPARTE'S GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18)
& two DICKCISSELS (Sheeter, 7/7) at Behrens Reservoir.
--On 7/25, Scott Baron relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/24, Dawson relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Doyle, 5/29) along CR
83, north of Hwy 14.
--On 7/24, Dawson:Rhodes relocated BURROWING OWLS at Murphy's Pasture.
--On 7/24, Steve Mlodinow reported a SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER at the CR 59
Ponds.
--On 7/24, Christopher Takacs relocated two UPLAND SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18)
and twelve BURROWING OWLS (Henderson, 5/17) along CR 73, north of CR 110.
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: two MOUNTAIN
PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.

El Paso County
--On 7/25, Terry Michaels relocated four 1st cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED
GULLS (Peterson, 7/22), a COMMON LOON & BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson
Reservoir.
--On 7/25, Michaels relocated two OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett Peak
Open Space.
--On 7/25, Gary & Kathy Harris found an INDIGO BUNTING at Cheyenne Mountain
Open Space.

Boulder County
--On 7/25, Laura Steadman relocated a male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes, 4/10)
at the Hawthorn Gulch trailhead.
--On 7/25, Eric DeFonso found a male WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Gregory
Canyon parking lot.
--On 7/25, Christian Nunes found at Axelson Open Space: AMERICAN BITTERN &
2 SAGE THRASHERS.
--On 7/25, Philip Henson found a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER at Walden Ponds.
--On 7/24, Henson relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Kinslow, 7/14) over Copeland
Lake, Wild Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/24, Russ Thompson relocated SAGE THRASHERS (Pautsch, 7/22) at
Boulder Valley Ranch Open Space (near Telephone pole #12).
--On 7/23, Bob Bucknam reported a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at the Mesa South
Trail.
--On 7/23, Christian Nunes found seven BURROWING OWLS at the Coalton Open
Space.
--On 7/20, Bradley-Bennett relocated the COMMON LOON (Bennett, 5/24) at
Boulder Reservoir.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Denver County
--On 7/25, Jeff Dawson found a SAGE THRASHER at the Lowry's Westerly Creek
Dam and Wetlands.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Kiowa County
++Yesterday, Glenn Walbek found SNOWY PLOVERS & MARBLED GODWITS at
Neegronda Reservoir.

Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Cheyenne County
--On 7/25, William Flack found six MOUNTAIN PLOVER along the east side of
Hwy 385, just south of CR M.

Morgan County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow found at Jackson Reservoir: seven LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/22) & two MARBLED GODWIT (Dowell, 7/22).

Washington County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated DICKCISSEL (Kilpatrick, 6/1) at the Hwy 6
Pond near Prewitt Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Prewitt Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Gloria Nikolai relocated two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS (Rich
Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/25, Brandan Robertson relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Gunnison County
--On 7/23, Glenn Walbek relocated AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens,
4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/21, Chris Foret relocated GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D. Anderson, 6/20)
and found a SAGEBRUSH SPARROW along CR 38 (38.4551682,-106.9370985).
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

La Plata County
--On 7/23, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 7/23, Rumberger relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
--On 7/23, Nancy Cox found six LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS and a WILLIAMSON'S
SAPSUCKER at Vallecito Reservoir.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Jackson County
--On 7/23, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED GREBE
(Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Chaffee County
--On 7/22, David Orth-Moore found five DUSKY GROUSE along CR 306 near
Rainbow Lake.
--On 7/21, David Orth-Moore found a BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER at the
Buena Vista Overlook.

Eagle County
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Summit County
--On 7/19, JoAnn Riggle relocated WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (Stevens:Ehlmann,
7/17) at Shrine Pass.
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 26, 2014
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Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 05:48:31 -0600
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Pueblo (Acorn Woodpecker, Grace's Warbler, Black-throated Sparrow,
Curve-billed Thrasher)
El Paso (Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Loon, Ovenbird, Indigo Bunting)
Boulder (Northern Cardinal, Williamson's Sapsucker, American Bittern, Sage
Thrasher, Semipalmated Plover, Black Swift)
Larimer (White-tailed Ptarmigan, Brown-capped Rosy Finch, Williamson's
Sapsucker)
Adams (Barn Owl)
Denver (Sage Thrasher)
Weld (Dickcissel, Mountain Plover, Burrowing Owl)
Cheyenne (Mountain Plover)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
Clear Creek (Brown-capped Rosy Finch)
Gunnison (Gunnison Sage-Grouse, Sagebrush Sparrow)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo
Mountain Park.  Stevens:Ehlmann relocated GRACE'S WARBLER.
++Yesterday, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated the BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight,
7/5) at Liberty Point.  Stevens:Ehlmann relocated two CURVE-BILLED
THRASHERS (Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
--On 7/20, Mark Chavez found one BLACK-THROATED SPARROW along Juniper Road,
Pueblo West.
--On 7/20, Gonzalez & Jessop reported a possible EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE along
the Pueblo Nature Center trail.
--On 7/20, Chris Knight found below the Pueblo Reservoir dam: BLACK PHOEBE
& 3 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS.

El Paso County
++Yesterday, Terry Michaels relocated four 1st cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED
GULLS (Peterson, 7/22), a COMMON LOON & BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson
Reservoir.
++Yesterday, Michaels relocated two OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.
++Yesterday, Gary & Kathy Harris found an INDIGO BUNTING at Cheyenne
Mountain Open Space.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Laura Steadman relocated a male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes,
4/10) at the Hawthorn Gulch trailhead.
++Yesterday, Eric DeFonso found a male WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the
Gregory Canyon parking lot.
++Yesterday, Christian Nunes found at Axelson Open Space: AMERICAN BITTERN
& 2 SAGE THRASHERS.
++Yesterday, Philip Henson found a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER at Walden Ponds.
--On 7/24, Henson relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Kinslow, 7/14) over Copeland
Lake, Wild Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/24, Russ Thompson relocated SAGE THRASHERS (Pautsch, 7/22) at
Boulder Valley Ranch Open Space (near Telephone pole #12).
--On 7/23, Bob Bucknam reported a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at the Mesa South
Trail.
--On 7/23, Christian Nunes found seven BURROWING OWLS at the Coalton Open
Space.
--On 7/20, Bradley-Bennett relocated the COMMON LOON (Bennett, 5/24) at
Boulder Reservoir.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Jerry & Nancy Curry relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever,
6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
++Yesterday, Currys relocated a BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Waltman, 6/21) at
the Lava Cliffs pullover, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
++Yesterday, Currys found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at the Alluvial Fan
parking lot, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.

Adams County
++Yesterday, Dawson & Rhodes found a BARN OWL at Hudson Road & 48th Avenue.
--On 7/24, Jerry Petrosky relocated BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/24, Petrosky relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the DIA
Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly Road, north
of 120th avenue).
--On 7/23, Adam Green found a SAGE THRASHER at Trail Winds Park.

Denver County
++Yesterday, Jeff Dawson found a SAGE THRASHER at the Lowry's Westerly
Creek Dam and Wetlands.

Weld County
++Yesterday, Scott Baron relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/24, Dawson relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Doyle, 5/29) along CR
83, north of Hwy 14.
--On 7/24, Dawson:Rhodes relocated BURROWING OWLS at Murphy's Pasture.
--On 7/24, Steve Mlodinow reported a SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER at the CR 59
Ponds.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated three BONAPARTE'S GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18) at
Behrens Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Christopher Takacs relocated two UPLAND SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18)
and twelve BURROWING OWLS (Henderson, 5/17) along CR 73, north of CR 110.
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: two MOUNTAIN
PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.

Douglas County
--On 7/22, David Suddjian found four DUSKY GROUSE along County Road 40 at
1.0 miles from Hwy 67.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/20, Art Hudak found a SAGE THRASHER at Belmar Historic Park.
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Cheyenne County
++Yesterday, William Flack found six MOUNTAIN PLOVER along the east side of
Hwy 385, just south of CR M.

Morgan County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow found at Jackson Reservoir: seven LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/22) & two MARBLED GODWIT (Dowell, 7/22).

Washington County
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated DICKCISSEL (Kilpatrick, 6/1) at the Hwy 6
Pond near Prewitt Reservoir.
--On 7/24, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Prewitt Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Phillips County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS at Holyoke Fishing Pond.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated one of two SCISSOR-TAILED
FLYCATCHERS (Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the
Custer County Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, Brandan Robertson relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Gunnison County
--On 7/23, Glenn Walbek relocated AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens,
4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/21, Chris Foret relocated GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D. Anderson, 6/20)
and found a SAGEBRUSH SPARROW along CR 38 (38.4551682,-106.9370985).
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

La Plata County
--On 7/23, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 7/23, Rumberger relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
--On 7/23, Nancy Cox found six LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS and a WILLIAMSON'S
SAPSUCKER at Vallecito Reservoir.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Jackson County
--On 7/23, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED GREBE
(Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Chaffee County
--On 7/22, David Orth-Moore found five DUSKY GROUSE along CR 306 near
Rainbow Lake.
--On 7/21, David Orth-Moore found a BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER at the
Buena Vista Overlook.

Eagle County
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

San Miguel County
--On 7/19, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Summit County
--On 7/19, JoAnn Riggle relocated WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (Stevens:Ehlmann,
7/17) at Shrine Pass.
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Boulder County
From: "'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:56:48 GMT
Hello cobirders,  
 
Boulder County

Christian Nunes found an American Bittern and two Sage Thrashers at Axelson 
Open Space. 


Laura Steadman relocated the Northern Cardinal at the Hawthorn Gulch trailhead.

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Subject: Some El Paso County Birds
From: "Terry Michaels tmcolorado AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:44:22 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Visiting my mother in Colorado Springs for the weekend I stopped at a
couple of places in El Paso County on the way down.

I found at least one Ovenbird at the Blodgett Peak Open Space.  Then went
over to Big Johnson Reservoir.  Three of the young Lesser Black backed
Gulls were on the east shore.  The Common Loon was in the northeast
corner.  Several Burrowing Owls  stood on Prairie Dog mounds.

Stay cool!

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Subject: Larimer and Boulder Counties
From: "'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:10:51 GMT
Hello cobirders,

Larimer County
Jerry and Nancy Curry found at Rocky Mountain National Park:

Two White tailed Ptarmigan at Medicine Bow Curve

One or two Brown capped Rosy Finch at Lava Cliffs pullover.

Williamson's Sapsucker at alluvial fan parking lot.

Boulder County
Eric DeFonso found a Williamson's Sapsucker at the Gregory Canyon Parking lot.

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Subject: Fremont and Pueblo Counties!
From: "'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:59:02 GMT
Hello cobirders,  

Rich Stevens and Bryan Ehlmann are having a good start to their birding day.

Fremont County:  At 5:54 am they saw two Scissor tailed Flycatchers along hwy 
67 at a mile north of the Custer County Line. 


Pueblo County:  they watched two adult Acorn Woodpeckers feed young at Pueblo 
Mountain Park.  A Grace's Warbler was within 200 yards of the old tennis 
courts. 


They then relocated two Black throated Sparrows below Liberty Point, Pueblo 
West.  Sparrows were in and under the two trees 10 yards northwest of the 
orange marker with #10 on it, along the dirt track off Greenbrier Drive.  A 
good mile from east saddle brook drive.  The sparrows moved six trees farther 
south as the guys left. 


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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 25, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:21:27 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Barn Owl, Burrowing Owl)
Boulder (Sage Thrasher)
Weld (Short-billed Dowitcher, Bonaparte's Gull, Burrowing Owl)
Larimer (Brown-capped Rosy Finch)
Pueblo (Acorn Woodpecker)
Morgan (Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit)
Washington (Dickcissel, Eastern Screech-Owl)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Jerry Petrosky relocated BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
++Yesterday, Petrosky relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the
DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly Road,
north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/23, Adam Green found a SAGE THRASHER at Trail Winds Park.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Russ Thompson relocated SAGE THRASHERS (Pautsch, 7/22) at
Boulder Valley Ranch Open Space (near Telephone pole #12).
--On 7/23, David Blue relocated the male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes, 4/10)
near the Hawthorn Gulch Trailhead.
--On 7/23, Bob Bucknam reported a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at the Mesa South
Trail.
--On 7/23, Christian Nunes found seven BURROWING OWLS at the Coalton Open
Space.
--On 7/20, Bradley-Bennett relocated the COMMON LOON (Bennett, 5/24) at
Boulder Reservoir.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES northwest
of the Fourth of the July Campgrounds.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES west of
Copeland Lake, Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  Norm Lewis
relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Bendorf, 5/25) west of Copeland Lake.
On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake.  On
7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens,
4/8) west of Copeland Lake.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Chuck Vaughn relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Waltman, 6/21)
at the Lava Cliffs pullover, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.

Weld County
++Yesterday, Steve Mlodinow reported a SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER at the CR 59
Ponds.
++Yesterday, Mlodinow relocated three BONAPARTE'S GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18) at
Behrens Reservoir.
++Yesterday, Christopher Takacs relocated two UPLAND SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18)
and twelve BURROWING OWLS (Henderson, 5/17) along CR 73, north of CR 110.
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: two MOUNTAIN
PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.

Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Paul Hurtado relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo
Mountain Park.  On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson relocated GRACE'S WARBLERS.
--On 7/20, Lisa Edwards relocated the BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/19, Knight relocated five CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS
(Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
--On 7/20, Mark Chavez found one BLACK-THROATED SPARROW along Juniper Road,
Pueblo West.
--On 7/20, Gonzalez & Jessop reported a possible EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE along
the Pueblo Nature Center trail.
--On 7/20, Chris Knight found below the Pueblo Reservoir dam: BLACK PHOEBE
& 3 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS.

Douglas County
--On 7/22, David Suddjian found four DUSKY GROUSE along County Road 40 at
1.0 miles from Hwy 67.

El Paso County
--On 7/22, Mark Peterson found four 1st cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS at
Big Johnson Reservoir.  On 7/18, Chris Brobin relocated BURROWING OWLS.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/20, Art Hudak found a SAGE THRASHER at Belmar Historic Park.
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Morgan County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at Jackson Reservoir: seven LONG-BILLED CURLEW
(Dowell, 7/22) & two MARBLED GODWIT (Dowell, 7/22).

Washington County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow relocated DICKCISSEL (Kilpatrick, 6/1) at the Hwy 6
Pond near Prewitt Reservoir.
++Yesterday, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Prewitt Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Phillips County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS at Holyoke Fishing Pond.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Paul Hurtado relocated one of two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS
(Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County
Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Gunnison County
--On 7/23, Glenn Walbek relocated AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens,
4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

La Plata County
--On 7/23, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 7/23, Rumberger relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
--On 7/23, Nancy Cox found six LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS and a WILLIAMSON'S
SAPSUCKER at Vallecito Reservoir.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Jackson County
--On 7/23, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED GREBE
(Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Clear Creek County
--On 7/22, Amershek and Madsen relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Chaffee County
--On 7/22, David Orth-Moore found five DUSKY GROUSE along CR 306 near
Rainbow Lake.
--On 7/21, David Orth-Moore found a BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER at the
Buena Vista Overlook.

Eagle County
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

San Miguel County
--On 7/19, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Summit County
--On 7/19, JoAnn Riggle relocated WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL (Stevens:Ehlmann,
7/17) at Shrine Pass.
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Searching for Owls around Barr Lake, Adams County
From: "Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:32:19 -0600
Hello cobirders,
 
Went out looking for Short eared Owls along the DIA Owl Loop this morning. 
Didn't find any. Half a dozen Burrowing Owls were at the 3.4 miles east of 
Tower Road and 96th avenue Prairie Dog Town. 

 
The Barn Owl was back at the banding area at Barr Lake State Park. Not much 
else but mosquitoes. 


Good birding!

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 24, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:20:02 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Sage Thrasher)
Boulder (Northern Cardinal, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Burrowing Owl, Sage
Thrasher)
Douglas (Dusky Grouse)
El Paso (Lesser Black-backed Gull)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
Gunnison (American Three-toed Woodpecker)
La Plata (Lewis's Woodpecker, Black Phoebe)
Jackson (Red-necked Grebe)
Clear Creek (Brown-capped Rosy Finch, Barrow's Goldeneye)
Chaffee (Dusky Grouse)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Adam Green found a SAGE THRASHER at Trail Winds Park.
--On 7/19, Don Beltz relocated two BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/17, Georgia Olmstead relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly
Road, north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, David Blue relocated the male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes, 4/10)
near the Hawthorn Gulch Trailhead.
++Yesterday, Bob Bucknam reported a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at the Mesa
South Trail.
++Yesterday, Christian Nunes found seven BURROWING OWLS at the Coalton Open
Space.
--On 7/22, Pautsch found two SAGE THRASHER at Boulder Valley Ranch Open
Space.
--On 7/20, Bradley-Bennett relocated the COMMON LOON (Bennett, 5/24) at
Boulder Reservoir.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES northwest
of the Fourth of the July Campgrounds.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES west of
Copeland Lake, Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  Norm Lewis
relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Bendorf, 5/25) west of Copeland Lake.
On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake.  On
7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens,
4/8) west of Copeland Lake.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Douglas County
--On 7/22, David Suddjian found four DUSKY GROUSE along County Road 40 at
1.0 miles from Hwy 67.

El Paso County
--On 7/22, Mark Peterson found four 1st cycle LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS at
Big Johnson Reservoir.  On 7/18, Chris Brobin relocated BURROWING OWLS.

Pueblo County
--On 7/20, Lisa Edwards relocated the BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/19, Knight relocated five CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS
(Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
--On 7/20, Mark Chavez found one BLACK-THROATED SPARROW along Juniper Road,
Pueblo West.
--On 7/20, Kathy Mihm-Dunning relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo
Mountain Park.  On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson relocated GRACE'S WARBLERS.
--On 7/20, Gonzalez & Jessop reported a possible EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE along
the Pueblo Nature Center trail.
--On 7/20, Chris Knight found below the Pueblo Reservoir dam: BLACK PHOEBE
& 3 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/20, Art Hudak found a SAGE THRASHER at Belmar Historic Park.
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Larimer County
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/16, Lewis relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21) at
Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Morgan County
--On 7/22, David Dowell found at Jackson Reservoir: seven LONG-BILLED
CURLEW & two MARBLED GODWIT.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Phillips County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS at Holyoke Fishing Pond.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Loch Kilpatrick relocated one of two SCISSOR-TAILED
FLYCATCHERS (Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the
Custer County Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Gunnison County
++Yesterday, Glenn Walbek relocated AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER
(Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens: Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.

La Plata County
++Yesterday, Ed Rumberger relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
++Yesterday, Rumberger relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Morris, 3/18) along the
Animas Riverwalk near Huck Finn Pond.
++Yesterday, Nancy Cox found six LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS and a WILLIAMSON'S
SAPSUCKER at Vallecito Reservoir.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Jackson County
++Yesterday, Cyganowski and Balais relocated one of the two RED-NECKED
GREBE (Wright, 5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Clear Creek County
--On 7/22, Amershek and Madsen relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/22, Amershek relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Chaffee County
--On 7/22, David Orth-Moore found five DUSKY GROUSE along CR 306 near
Rainbow Lake.
--On 7/21, David Orth-Moore found a BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER at the
Buena Vista Overlook.

Eagle County
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

San Miguel County
--On 7/19, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Summit County
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/17, Stevens:Ehlmann found two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS up Vail Pass
trails.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/15, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Boulder, Fremont, La Plata, El Paso, Jackson & Clear Creek Cty Updates
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:33:11 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Boulder County
David Blue relocated the Northern Cardinal (Nunes, 4/10) near the Hawthorn 
Gulch trailhead. 

Bob Bucknan reports a Rose-breasted Grosbeak at the Mesa South trailhead.
Christian Nunes found seven Burrowing Owls at the Coalton Open Space.

Fremont County
Loch Kilpatrick relocated two Scissor-tailed Flycatchers (Rich Miller, 7/8) 
along Route 67, north of the Custer County Line. 


La Plata County
Ed Rumberger relocated at Huck Finn Pond, Durango: 2 Lewis's Woodpeckers 
(Morris, 12/1/2013) & Black Phoebe (Morris, 3/18). 

Nancy Cox found six Lewis's Woodpeckers and a Williamson's Sapsucker at 
Vallecito Reservoir. 


El Paso County
Yesterday, Mark Peterson relocated four first cycle Lesser Black-backed Gulls 
at Big Johnson Reservoir. 


Jackson County
Yesterday, Cyganowski & Balais relocated a Red-necked Grebe (Wright, 5/29) at 
Lake John Wildlife Area. 


Clear Creek County
Yesterday, Amershek & Madsen relocated Brown-capped Rosy Finches 
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at Summit Lake and four Barrow's Goldeneyes (Tillou, 
5/23) at Echo Lake. 


Good birding!

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Rebecca Kosten, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, Colorado
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 23, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:17:13 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cobirders/messages

Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Morgan (Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
La Plata (Lewis's Woodpecker)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Boulder County
--On 7/21, Maggie Boswell relocated the male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes,
4/10) near the Hawthorn Gulch Trailhead.
--On 7/20, Bradley-Bennett relocated the COMMON LOON (Bennett, 5/24) at
Boulder Reservoir.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES northwest
of the Fourth of the July Campgrounds.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES west of
Copeland Lake, Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  Norm Lewis
relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Bendorf, 5/25) west of Copeland Lake.
On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Pueblo County
--On 7/20, Lisa Edwards relocated the BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/19, Knight relocated five CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS
(Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
--On 7/20, Mark Chavez found one BLACK-THROATED SPARROW along Juniper Road,
Pueblo West.
--On 7/20, Kathy Mihm-Dunning relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo
Mountain Park.  On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson relocated GRACE'S WARBLERS.
--On 7/20, Gonzalez & Jessop reported a possible EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE along
the Pueblo Nature Center trail.
--On 7/20, Chris Knight found below the Pueblo Reservoir dam: BLACK PHOEBE
& 3 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS.
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER along Hwy 78,
west of Beulah.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/20, Art Hudak found a SAGE THRASHER at Belmar Historic Park.
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Adams County
--On 7/19, Don Beltz relocated two BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/17, Georgia Olmstead relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly
Road, north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Larimer County
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/16, Lewis relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21) at
Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.

El Paso County
--On 7/18, Chris Brobin relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson Reservoir.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 7/14, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Otero County
--On 7/15, Stan Oswald reported from the Higbee Cemetery area: EASTERN
PHOEBE & ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Morgan County
++Yesterday, David Dowell found at Jackson Reservoir: seven LONG-BILLED
CURLEW & two MARBLED GODWIT.

Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Red Lion Wildlife Area: PECTORAL SANDPIPER &
DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Phillips County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS at Holyoke Fishing Pond.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, David Blue relocated one of two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS
(Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County
Line.
--On 7/21, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

La Plata County
++Yesterday, Ernie Bradley relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Morris,
12/1/2013) at Huck Finn Pond, Durango.
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Chaffee County
--On 7/21, David Orth-Moore found a BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER at the
Buena Vista Overlook.

Eagle County
--On 7/21, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Garfield County
--On 7/21, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

San Miguel County
--On 7/19, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/19, Terry Michaels & all relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou,
5/23) on Echo Lake.
--On 7/19, Michaels & all relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Summit County
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/17, Stevens:Ehlmann found two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS up Vail Pass
trails.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/15, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Jackson County
--On 7/16, Chuck Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29)
at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

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Subject: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Fremont County; Lewis's Woodpeckers, La Pla ta; Indigo Buntings, Jefferson County
From: "'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:05:45 GMT
Hello cobirders,

Fremont County
David Blue relocated one of the two Scissor-tailed Flycatchers (Rich Miller, 
7/8) along Route 67, approximately a mile north of the Custer County Line. 


La Plata County
Ernie Bradley relocated three Lewis's Woodpeckers (Morris, 12/1/2013) at Huck 
Finn Pond in Durango. 


Jefferson County
Joe Roller reports five Indigo Buntings at Soda Lakes Road and Bear Creek.

Good Birding!

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Brighton, CO
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 22, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:38:43 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Boulder (Northern Cardinal)
Chaffee (Black-throated Gray Warbler)
Eagle (American Three-toed Woodpecker)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Black Phoebe)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Boulder County
++Yesterday, Maggie Boswell relocated the male NORTHERN CARDINAL (Nunes,
4/10) near the Hawthorn Gulch Trailhead.
--On 7/20, Bradley-Bennett relocated the COMMON LOON (Bennett, 5/24) at
Boulder Reservoir.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES northwest
of the Fourth of the July Campgrounds.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES west of
Copeland Lake, Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  Norm Lewis
relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Bendorf, 5/25) west of Copeland Lake.
On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Pueblo County
--On 7/20, Lisa Edwards relocated the BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/19, Knight relocated five CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS
(Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
--On 7/20, Mark Chavez found one BLACK-THROATED SPARROW along Juniper Road,
Pueblo West.
--On 7/20, Kathy Mihm-Dunning relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo
Mountain Park.  On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson relocated GRACE'S WARBLERS.
--On 7/20, Gonzalez & Jessop reported a possible EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE along
the Pueblo Nature Center trail.
--On 7/20, Chris Knight found below the Pueblo Reservoir dam: BLACK PHOEBE
& 3 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS.
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER along Hwy 78,
west of Beulah.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/20, Art Hudak found a SAGE THRASHER at Belmar Historic Park.
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Adams County
--On 7/19, Don Beltz relocated two BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/17, Georgia Olmstead relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly
Road, north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Larimer County
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/16, Lewis relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21) at
Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.

El Paso County
--On 7/18, Chris Brobin relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson Reservoir.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 7/14, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Otero County
--On 7/15, Stan Oswald reported from the Higbee Cemetery area: EASTERN
PHOEBE & ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Logan County
--On 7/20, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/20 Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Red Lion Wildlife Area: PECTORAL SANDPIPER &
DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Phillips County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS at Holyoke Fishing Pond.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Chaffee County
++Yesterday, David Orth-Moore found a BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER at the
Buena Vista Overlook.

Eagle County
++Yesterday, Anne Esson found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS up the
Upper Deluge Lake Trail (strenuous hike).
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Fremont County
++Yesterday, Mel Goff and all relocated two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS
(Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County
Line.
++Yesterday, John Drummond relocated a BLACK PHOEBE at Florence River Park.

Garfield County
++Yesterday, Ernie Bradley found three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS at the Catherine
Store Riverfront Easement in Carbondale.
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

San Miguel County
--On 7/19, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/19, Terry Michaels & all relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou,
5/23) on Echo Lake.
--On 7/19, Michaels & all relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Summit County
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/17, Stevens:Ehlmann found two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS up Vail Pass
trails.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/15, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Jackson County
--On 7/16, Chuck Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29)
at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Passing of Warren Finch
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:13:04 -0600
Hello cobirders,

For some unknown reason, only part of my last email was sent.............

Colorado
 lost long time birder Warren Finch today.  He was an avid birder and 
active in the DFO.  I first met Warren at Crown Hill Park April, 1996.  
He graciously walked a quarter mile back to show Sue Ehlmann and me the 
Sage Sparrow that he had found.  His knowledge of Colorado birding 
history was huge.  I enjoyed his stories and learned much from Warren.

RIP, Warren

Rebecca Kosten   		 	   		  
Subject: Passing of Long time Colorado birder, Warren Finch
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:07:17 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Colorado lost a long time birder Warren Finch today. He was an avid birder and 
active in the DFO. I first met Warren at 

 		 	   		  
Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for June 21, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:37:42 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Pueblo (Black-throated Sparrow, Acorn Woodpecker, possible Eastern
Wood-Pewee, Black Phoebe, Ash-throated Flycatcher)
Jefferson (Sage Thrasher)
Boulder (Common Loon)
Logan (Upland Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Dickcissel, Bell's Vireo,
Baltimore Oriole, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Eastern Bluebird)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Black Phoebe)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Lisa Edwards relocated the BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight,
7/5) at Liberty Point.  On 7/19, Knight relocated five CURVE-BILLED
THRASHERS (Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
++Yesterday, Mark Chavez found one BLACK-THROATED SPARROW along Juniper
Road, Pueblo West.
++Yesterday, Kathy Mihm-Dunning relocated the ACORN WOODPECKERS at Pueblo
Mountain Park.  On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson relocated GRACE'S WARBLERS.
++Yesterday, Gonzalez & Jessop reported a possible EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE along
the Pueblo Nature Center trail.
++Yesterday, Chris Knight found below the Pueblo Reservoir dam: BLACK
PHOEBE & 3 ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHERS.
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER along Hwy 78,
west of Beulah.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
++Yesterday, Art Hudak found a SAGE THRASHER at Belmar Historic Park.
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Bradley-Bennett relocated the COMMON LOON (Bennett, 5/24) at
Boulder Reservoir.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES northwest
of the Fourth of the July Campgrounds.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES west of
Copeland Lake, Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  Norm Lewis
relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Bendorf, 5/25) west of Copeland Lake.
On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Adams County
--On 7/19, Don Beltz relocated two BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/17, Georgia Olmstead relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly
Road, north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Larimer County
--On 7/19, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/16, Lewis relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21) at
Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

El Paso County
--On 7/18, Chris Brobin relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson Reservoir.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 7/14, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).

Otero County
--On 7/15, Stan Oswald reported from the Higbee Cemetery area: EASTERN
PHOEBE & ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Logan County
++Yesterday, Scott Manwaring found at the CR 385 flooded field/east of CR
65.7: 5 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER & 15 DICKCISSEL.
++Yesterday Manwaring found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), BALTIMORE ORIOLE, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS,
EASTERN BLUEBIRD.  On 7/19, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported: 6 GREATER
PRAIRIE-CHICKENS and ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Red Lion Wildlife Area: PECTORAL SANDPIPER &
DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Phillips County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS at Holyoke Fishing Pond.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Chris Knight and all relocated two SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHERS
(Rich Miller, 7/8) along Route 67 at one mile north of the Custer County
Line.
++Yesterday, Dunning relocated two BLACK PHOEBES at Florence River Park.

San Miguel County
--On 7/19, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/19, Terry Michaels & all relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou,
5/23) on Echo Lake.
--On 7/19, Michaels & all relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Summit County
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/17, Stevens:Ehlmann found two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS up Vail Pass
trails.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Eagle County
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/15, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Jackson County
--On 7/16, Chuck Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29)
at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Garfield County
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29).
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society Denver, CO
Contact CoBus/Report Interesting Birds: 303-324-7994
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Subject: Denver City Park Cattle Egrets, Eurasian Collared-Dove Expansion Map
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:41:23 -0600
Hello cobirders,

I added two photos to the Recent Witness Photo webpage on the Colorado Birding 
Society's website: 

http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net/recentwitnessphotos.htm

This is an orphan page (no links from other pages).

First photo is of the four young Cattle Egret on the Island at Ferril Lake, 
Denver City Park. 


Second photo: subscribers to "Colorado Field Notes" have been watching the 
expansion of Eurasian Collared-Doves across Colorado since they were first 
photographed on 9/1/1995. Last County to get reports was Clear Creek 6/9/2008. 


Good birding!

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Rebecca Kosten, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, Colorado
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Subject: Updates: Morgan, Jackson, Summit, Mesa, El Paso & Weld Ctys
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:05:26 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Morgan County
Glenn Walbek relocated an American Bittern at Andrick Wildlife Area (off CR 2).

Jackson County
Yesterday, Chuck Hundertmark and all found two male and a female Red-necked 
Grebes on Lake John. 


Summit County
Yesterday, JoAnn Riggle found a White-winged Crossbill along the Shrine Pass 
Trail. 


Mesa County
Yesterday, Ronda Woodward found a Black Phoebe and thirty Chukar along Lower 
Plateau Creek. 


El Paso County
Yesterday, Byron Grauerholz found three Ash-throated Flycatchers at Garden of 
the Gods. 


Weld County
Yesterday, Greg Mulder saw three Short-eared Owls at Crow Valley Campground.
Mulder found a Long-billed Curlew along CR 73, north of CR 110.

Good birding!

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Rebecca Kosten, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, Colorado
Contact CoBus/Report Interesting Birds: 303-324-7994
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Subject: Black-throated Sparrow (Pueblo Cty); 2 Scissor-tailed Flycatchers (Fremont), Williamson's Sapsucker (Douglas); American Three-toed Woodpeckers (Larimer)
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:08:07 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Pueblo County
Lisa Edwards and all relocated the Black-throated Sparrows (Knight, 7/5) at 
Liberty Point. 

Chris Knight found a Black Phoebe below the Pueblo Reservoir dam.

Fremont County
Sunday morning Chris Knight and all found two Scissor-tailed Flycatchers along 
Route 67, about a mile north of the Custer County Line. 


Douglas County
Yesterday, Greg Schrab found a Williamson's Sapsucker and Dusky Flycatcher in 
Pike National Forest (Section 32; along Hwy 67 about halfway between bend north 
and east 

trailhead to Noddle Head on way north to Hwy 40; about 1/2 mile west of 
67 in about middle of Section 32).

Larimer County
Yesterday, Paul Ode found a male and female American Three-toed Woodpeckers and 
an adult and four young Dusky Grouse along Stormy Peaks Pass trail (Comanche 
Wilderness Area (USFS) between RMNP and Pingree Park boundaries). 


Good birding!

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http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Rebecca Kosten, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, Colorado
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 20, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:46:16 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Barn Owl)
Larimer (American Three-toed Woodpecker)
Pueblo (Curve-billed Thrasher)
Logan (Greater Prairie-Chicken, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Rose-breasted
Grosbeak)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
San Miguel (Pacific Wren)
Clear Creek (Barrow's Goldeneye, Brown-capped Rosy Finch)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Don Beltz relocated two BARN OWLS at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/17, Georgia Olmstead relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly
Road, north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Wade and Doyle relocated three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 6/19) up the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail.
--On 7/16, Lewis relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21) at
Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Knight relocated five CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS (Knight, 7/5) at
Liberty Point.  On 7/18, Gary Koehn relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS
(Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS and GRACE'S
WARBLERS at Pueblo Mountain Park.
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER along Hwy 78,
west of Beulah.

El Paso County
--On 7/18, Chris Brobin relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson Reservoir.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Boulder County
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES northwest
of the Fourth of the July Campgrounds.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES west of
Copeland Lake, Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  Norm Lewis
relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Bendorf, 5/25) west of Copeland Lake.
On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/13, Candice Johnson found an OVENBIRD at Gregory Canyon parking area.
--On 7/12, Scott Severs found at Boulder Creek & the Mesa South Trailhead:
RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) & AMERICAN REDSTART (DeFonso, 6/13).
--On 7/12, the Websters relocated OVENBIRD (Burke, 5/31) along the Skunk
Canyon Trail.
--On 7/12, Steve Frye found a RED-EYED VIREO at Crane Hollow Road.
--On 7/12, Janet Smith found a RED-EYED VIREO at St. Vrain Creek and 63rd
Street.
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/12, David Dowell relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) along Boulder
Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 7/14, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Otero County
--On 7/15, Stan Oswald reported from the Higbee Cemetery area: EASTERN
PHOEBE & ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Logan County
++Yesterday, Matt Clark & Sue Bonfiglio reported from Tamarack Ranch
Wildlife Area: 6 GREATER PRAIRIE-CHICKENS, RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER and
ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (Mlodinow, 6/12)
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Red Lion Wildlife Area: PECTORAL SANDPIPER &
DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.
--On 7/12, Gwen Moore relocated a NORTHERN CARDINAL west of Julesburg
Elementary School.

Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Phillips County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS at Holyoke Fishing Pond.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Robb Hinds relocated a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Miller, 7/8)
along Route 67 at about a mile north of the Custer County Line.

San Miguel County
++Yesterday, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, Terry Michaels & all relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou,
5/23) on Echo Lake.
++Yesterday, Michaels & all relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans
Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Summit County
--On 7/18, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/17, Stevens:Ehlmann found two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS up Vail Pass
trails.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Eagle County
--On 7/18, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/15, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Jackson County
--On 7/16, Chuck Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29)
at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Garfield County
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29).
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Mt Evans, Clear Creek County
From: "Terry Michaels tmcolorado AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:52:39 -0600
Hello cobirders,

We enjoyed the somewhat cooler day on Mt. Evans.  Several Brown capped Rosy
Finches landed on the rocky slope at the northwest corner of Summit Lake.
We searched for three hours for Ptarmigan but couldn't find any.  The
Barrow's Goldeneyes are still on Echo Lake.  The Echo Lake Three toed
Woodpeckers hid from us.  A Green tailed Towhee, a pair of Pine Grosbeaks
and two Lincoln Sparrows were found.  The many hummingbirds didn't include
a Calliope.

Stay cool!

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Denver, CO
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Subject: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Fremont Cty; Pacific Wren, San Miguel Cty
From: "Rebecca kostenrebecca AT hotmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:49:51 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Fremont County
Robb Hinds relocated the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher along Route 67. It is 
approximatelye a mile north of the Custer County Line. 


San Miguel County
Coen Dexter relocated the Pacific Wren along the Bear Creek Falls Trail. It is 
approximately 0.6 miles up the trail. 


Good birding!

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 19, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:17:25 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Pueblo (Boyd Lake State Park)
El Paso (Burrowing Owl)
Boulder (Brown-capped Rosy Finch)
Eagle (Least Flycatcher)
Summit (White-tailed Ptarmigan, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Northern
Pygmy-Owl)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Gary Koehn relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5) at
Liberty Point.  On 7/14, Knight relocated CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS (Knight,
7/5) see website for directions!
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS and GRACE'S
WARBLERS at Pueblo Mountain Park.
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER along Hwy 78,
west of Beulah.

El Paso County
++Yesterday, Chris Brobin relocated BURROWING OWLS at Big Johnson Reservoir.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Boulder County
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES northwest
of the Fourth of the July Campgrounds.
--On 7/17, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES west of
Copeland Lake, Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  Norm Lewis
relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Bendorf, 5/25) west of Copeland Lake.
On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/13, Candice Johnson found an OVENBIRD at Gregory Canyon parking area.
--On 7/12, Scott Severs found at Boulder Creek & the Mesa South Trailhead:
RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) & AMERICAN REDSTART (DeFonso, 6/13).
--On 7/12, the Websters relocated OVENBIRD (Burke, 5/31) along the Skunk
Canyon Trail.
--On 7/12, Steve Frye found a RED-EYED VIREO at Crane Hollow Road.
--On 7/12, Janet Smith found a RED-EYED VIREO at St. Vrain Creek and 63rd
Street.
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/12, David Dowell relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) along Boulder
Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/17, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Adams County
--On 7/17, Georgia Olmstead relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue; Picadilly
Road, north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/14, Petrosky relocated a BARN OWL at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Larimer County
--On 7/16, Lewis relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21) at
Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 7/14, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Otero County
--On 7/15, Stan Oswald reported from the Higbee Cemetery area: EASTERN
PHOEBE & ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Yuma County
--On 7/17, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S VIREOS,
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL, NORTHERN
CARDINAL.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
--On 7/17, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Logan County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found at Red Lion Wildlife Area: PECTORAL SANDPIPER &
DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.
--On 7/12, Gwen Moore relocated a NORTHERN CARDINAL west of Julesburg
Elementary School.

Phillips County
--On 7/17, Mlodinow found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS at Holyoke Fishing Pond.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Summit County
++Yesterday, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN, AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & NORTHERN
PYGMY-OWL.
--On 7/17, Stevens:Ehlmann found two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS up Vail Pass
trails.
--On 7/14-15, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Eagle County
++Yesterday, JoAnn Riggle relocated a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at
Gypsum Ponds Wildlife Area.
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

Fremont County
--On 7/17, Gwen Moore relocated a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Miller, 7/8)
along Route 67 at about a mile north of the Custer County Line.

Mesa County
--On 7/17, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief
Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/17, Ronda Woodward relocated three FLAMMULATED OWLS (Michaels, 6/26)
on the Uncompahgre Plateau (Telephone Trail).
--On 7/17, Woodward relocated two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS (Stevens, 4/15) at
Jack's Canyon on the Grand Mesa.
--On 7/15, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).

Moffat County
--On 7/17, Jan Leonard found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE along CR 31E (east
of CR 105).
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Jackson County
--On 7/16, Chuck Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29)
at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Garfield County
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Jeff Dawson relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at Echo
Lake
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Stevens:Ehlmann,
5/27) along the north side of Summit Lake.  Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

San Miguel County
--On 7/14, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29).
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Burrowing Owl, Adams County; Flammulated and Northern Saw-whet Owls, M esa County; Greater Sage-Grouse, Moffat County
From: "'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:53:06 GMT
Hello cobirders,

Adams County
Rebecca Kosten and I just returned from driving the DIA Owl Loop. We chased a 
report of a Scissor tailed Flycatcher on the chain link fence surrounding the 
gas tanks at 114th and Trussville. No sign and birder was vague about ID. We 
did see nine Burrowing Owls at the Quency Street prairie dog village at 3.4 
miles east of Tower Road and 96th avenue. Mosquitoes are numerous at Barr Lake; 
we did not walk far there. 


Mesa County
Yesterday, Ronda Woodward relocated two Flammulated Owls (Michaels, 6/26) at 
the Telephone Trail on the Uncompahgre Plateau. Woodward relocated Northern 
Saw-whet Owls (Stevens, 4/15) at Jacks Canyon (38.8016075,-108.58567) 


Moffat County
Yesterday, Jan Leonard found three Greater Sage-Grouse along County Road 31E at 
0.2 miles west of CR 105. 


Good Birding!

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Subject: A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary area 7/17-18/2014 Summit County
From: "'sueehlmann AT juno.com' sueehlmann@juno.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:36:44 GMT
Hello cobirders,

Back from a long couple of weeks in the mountains, I left Bryan and Rich 
Stevens at A.M. Bailey Bird Sanctuary. They plan to walk south to Quandary Peak 
more or less. 


Yesterday, they found an American Three-toed Woodpecker about 1/3 the way from 
the trailhead to the bird sanctuary. It is approximately 1.2 miles from the 
trailhead to A.M. Bailey. 


At dusk they found a Northern Pygmy-Owl northwest across the creek.

This morning they found a pair of American Three-toed Woodpeckers again 
northwest across the creek. Later they found a female White-tailed Ptarmigan 
with three young up the Ptarmigan Trail. GPS about 0.6 miles up the trail from 
the intersection of the main trail and the trail to A.M. Bailey. 


Other birds seen in the area: Fox Sparrow, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow 
Warbler, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hammond's Flycatcher, 
Cordilleran Flycatcher, Red-naped Sapsucker, Williamson's Sapsucker. 


Good Birding!

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 18, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:39:31 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Jefferson (Williamson's Sapsucker)
Adams (Burrowing Owl)
Boulder (Brown-capped Rosy Finch, Williamson's Sapsucker)
Yuma (Bell's Vireo, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Baltimore Oriole, Eastern
Screech-Owl, Northern Cardinal, Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Eastern
Bluebird, Eastern Phoebe, Dickcissel)
Summit (White-winged Crossbill, White-tailed Ptarmigan, Brown-capped Rosy
Finch, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Boreal Owl, Flammulated Owl,
Northern Pygmy-Owl, Dusky Grouse, Williamson's Sapsucker)
Mesa (Black Phoebe)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Jefferson/Douglas Counties
++Yesterday, Merlynn Brown found an adult female and juvenile male
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Reynolds Park (Elkhorn Trail, 80 feet north of
junction with Oxen Draw trail).
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Adams County
++Yesterday, Georgia Olmstead relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21)
along the DIA Owl Loop (3.4 miles east of Tower Road & 96th avenue;
Picadilly Road, north of 120th avenue).
--On 7/14, Petrosky relocated a BARN OWL at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Pueblo County
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS and GRACE'S
WARBLERS at Pueblo Mountain Park.
--On 7/16, John Drummond relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5) at
Liberty Point.  On 7/14, Knight relocated CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS (Knight,
7/5) see website for directions!
--On 7/16, Stulp & Thompson found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER along Hwy 78,
west of Beulah.

Larimer County
--On 7/16, Lewis relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21) at
Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

Huerfano County
--On 7/16, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at Maria
Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 7/14, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found 22 BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES west of
Copeland Lake, Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park.  Norm Lewis
relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Bendorf, 5/25) west of Copeland Lake.
On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/13, Candice Johnson found an OVENBIRD at Gregory Canyon parking area.
--On 7/12, Scott Severs found at Boulder Creek & the Mesa South Trailhead:
RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) & AMERICAN REDSTART (DeFonso, 6/13).
--On 7/12, the Websters relocated OVENBIRD (Burke, 5/31) along the Skunk
Canyon Trail.
--On 7/12, Steve Frye found a RED-EYED VIREO at Crane Hollow Road.
--On 7/12, Janet Smith found a RED-EYED VIREO at St. Vrain Creek and 63rd
Street.
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/12, David Dowell relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) along Boulder
Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

El Paso County
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
--On 7/16, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/16, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons Wildlife
Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Otero County
--On 7/15, Stan Oswald reported from the Higbee Cemetery area: EASTERN
PHOEBE & ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Yuma County
++Yesterday, Steve Mlodinow found at Simmons Wildlife Area: 21 BELL'S
VIREOS, YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO, BALTIMORE ORIOLE, EASTERN SCREECH-OWL,
NORTHERN CARDINAL.
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at Stalker Pond: YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON, 9
NORTHERN CARDINALS & EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.
++Yesterday, Montrose found at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBES, 4
DICKCISSELS, 26 BALTIMORE ORIOLES, 5 EASTERN BLUEBIRDS.

Logan County
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found 30 DICKCISSEL along CR 93, north of Hwy 138.
++Yesterday, Mlodinow found at Red Lion Wildlife Area: PECTORAL SANDPIPER &
DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.
--On 7/12, Gwen Moore relocated a NORTHERN CARDINAL west of Julesburg
Elementary School.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Gwen Moore relocated a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Miller, 7/8)
along Route 67 at about a mile north of the Custer County Line.

Summit County
++Yesterday, Stevens:Ehlmann found at the Spruce Creek Trail west of
Breckenridge (requires up to 6 mile hike, one way):
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (above upper Mohawk lake) 7/15
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (pacific tarn lake) 7/14-15
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (5)¨7/14-15
BOREAL OWLS (2 heard) south of Mohawk falls 7/14-15
FLAMMULATED OWLS (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS (2) north of upper parking lot 7/14
DUSKY GROUSE (2) south of upper parking lot 7/14
WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (pair) north of upper parking lot 7/14

Mesa County
++Yesterday, David Price relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Walbek, 6/6) at
Horsethief Canyon Wildlife Area.
--On 7/15, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).

Jackson County
--On 7/16, Chuck Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29)
at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Garfield County
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Jeff Dawson relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at Echo
Lake
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Stevens:Ehlmann,
5/27) along the north side of Summit Lake.  Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

San Miguel County
--On 7/14, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29).
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Eagle County
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Hawk [2 Attachments]
From: "Georgia Olmstead gloaubug AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:13:58 -0700

.Tower Rd., north from 120th, 
to its favorite telephone pole. 
First from corner.
What is it?

Georgia Olmstead
Subject: burrowing owlSSSSS! and hawk?? [3 Attachments]
From: "Georgia Olmstead gloaubug AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:47:39 -0700
several owls seen at 

---Tower Road and 112.

---Tower Road to 96 to ...
(or 112 east to paved road. , turn 
right, bottom of hill

---120 to north on Piccadelly Road 
to the(
11th) eleventh (10 - 13th)  telephone pole 
closer to road than other locations 

Hawk likesthistelephone pole' 
120 to Tower Rd, north, one or two polesdown. 
What is it? ? 

Georgia Olmstead... 
Subject: Boulder, Yuma (Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Yellow-billed Cuckoo), Summit (White-winged Crossbill, many owls), Mesa (Black Phoebe)
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:08:30 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Boulder County
Norm Lewis relocated Williamson's Sapsuckers (Bendorf, 5/25) in the
Copeland Lake area of Wild Basin, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Yuma County
Steve Mlodinow reported from Simmons Wildlife Area:
Bell's Vireo (21)
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Baltimore Oriole
Eastern Screech-Owl (2)

Mlodinow reports from Stalker Pond
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Northern Cardinal (9)
Eastern Bluebird

Mlodinow reports from Wray Fishing Unit
Eastern Phoebe (2)
Dickcissel (4)
Baltimore Oriole (26!)
Eastern Bluebird (5)

Mesa County
David Price relocated a Black Phoebe (Walbek, 6/6) at Horsethief Canyon
Wildlife Area.

Summit County
Stevens:Ehlmann found a pair of White-winged Crossbills up the Vail Pass
trails.

Yesterday, Stevens:Ehlmann found two-three White-winged Crossbills up Line
Shack Road near Minturn.

Monday-Tuesday, Stevens:Ehlmann found along the Spruce Creek Trail:
American Three-toed Woodpecker (5, 2 Locations)
Northern Pygmy-Owl (2, north of upper parking lot)
White-tailed Ptarmigan (above upper mohawk lake)
Brown-capped Rosy Finches (28+) (pacific tarn lake)
Flammulated Owl (south of upper parking lot)
Boreal Owl (2 heard, south of mohawk falls)
Dusky Grouse (2, south of upper parking lot)
Williamson's Sapsucker (male, female, north of upper parking lot)

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Subject: Williamson's Sapsuckers in Reynolds Park, Jefferson County
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:40:00 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Merlynn Brown found an adult female Williamson's Sapsucker accompanied by a
juvenile male this morning at Reynolds Park.

 Elkhorn trail, 80 feet north of junction with Oxen Draw trail.  WISPs
initially flew west towards Oxen Draw trail, where I lost them.

2nd observation: Reynolds Park, Raven's Roost trail, 100 yards west of
junction with Elkhorn trail. Continued flying west.

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 17, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:32:18 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Pueblo (Boyd Lake State Park, Acorn Woodpecker, Grace's Warbler,
Williamson's Sapsucker)
Huerfano (Burrowing Owl)
Prowers (Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Carolina Wren, Northern Cardinal)
Bent (Dickcissel)
Morgan (Marbled Godwit)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
Jackson (Red-necked Grebe, Marbled Godwit)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Stulp & Thompson relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS and GRACE'S
WARBLERS.
++Yesterday, John Drummond relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/14, Knight relocated CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS
(Knight, 7/5) see website for directions!
++Yesterday, Stulp & Thompson found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER along Hwy 78,
west of Beulah.

Huerfano County
++Yesterday, Jane Stulp and Janeal Thompson found two BURROWING OWLS at
Maria Reservoir.
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 7/14, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

Elbert County
--On 7/15, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Adams County
--On 7/14, Jerry Petrosky relocated 11 BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop.
--On 7/14, Petrosky relocated a BARN OWL at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Larimer County
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.
--On 7/10, Marcel Such relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21)
at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

Boulder County
--On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake, Wild
Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/13, Candice Johnson found an OVENBIRD at Gregory Canyon parking area.
--On 7/12, Scott Severs found at Boulder Creek & the Mesa South Trailhead:
RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) & AMERICAN REDSTART (DeFonso, 6/13).
--On 7/12, the Websters relocated OVENBIRD (Burke, 5/31) along the Skunk
Canyon Trail.
--On 7/12, Steve Frye found a RED-EYED VIREO at Crane Hollow Road.
--On 7/12, Janet Smith found a RED-EYED VIREO at St. Vrain Creek and 63rd
Street.
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/12, David Dowell relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) along Boulder
Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

El Paso County
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated one BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens,
5/9) east of the State Park ranger's office.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
++Yesterday, Setta Moss found at Lamar Community College: adult & young
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOOS, CAROLINA WREN, and 3+ NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
++Yesterday, Moss relocated DICKCISSELS (Hurtado, 6/6) at Fort Lyons
Wildlife Easement.
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Otero County
--On 7/15, Stan Oswald reported from the Higbee Cemetery area: EASTERN
PHOEBE & ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Baca County
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Morgan County
--On 7/15, David Dowell found two MARBLED GODWIT at Jackson Reservoir.

Logan County
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer relocated RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS at Pony Express
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Gwen Moore relocated a NORTHERN CARDINAL west of Julesburg
Elementary School.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Sedgwick County
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found at Jumbo Reservoir: LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL &
COMMON LOON (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25).

Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, John Drummond relocated a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Miller,
7/8) along Route 67 at about a mile north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/13, Robb Hinds relocated a BLACK PHOEBE along the Arkansas Riverwalk
(between MacKenzie & Raynolds Avenues).

Jackson County
++Yesterday, Chuck Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright,
5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Garfield County
--On 7/15, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.

Mesa County
--On 7/15, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).

Clear Creek County
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Jeff Dawson relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at Echo
Lake
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Stevens:Ehlmann,
5/27) along the north side of Summit Lake.  Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

San Miguel County
--On 7/14, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29).
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Eagle County
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Fremont County; Black-throated Sparrow, Pueblo; Williamson's Sapsucker, Larimer; Dickcissel, Morgan Counties
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:51:52 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Fremont County
The Scissor-tailed Flycatcher was relocated yesterday by Jacob Washburn and
Ray Simmons and today, Wednesday, by John Drummond.  The flycatcher was
along Route 67 at 0.75 to 1.0 miles north of the Custer County Line.

Pueblo County
John Drummond relocated the Black-throated Sparrows at Liberty Point,
Pueblo West area.  Several birders report the hiking trail off South
Greenbrier Drive is easier.

Larimer County
Yesterday, Stephen Johnson relocated Williamson's Sapsuckers (Keller, 6/30)
at Lily Lake.

Morgan County
Yesterday, David Dowell found eight Dickcissel at Brush Prairie Ponds
Wildlife Area.

Good Birding!

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 16, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:37:33 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cobirders/messages

Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Douglas (Bobolink)
Elbert (Dickcissel)
Weld (Upland Sandpiper, Mountain Plover, Cassin's Sparrow)
Otero (Eastern Phoebe, Ash-throated Flycatcher)
Garfield (Black Swift)
Mesa (Green Heron)
San Miguel (prob. Pacific Wren)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Douglas County
++Yesterday, Dave King relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 7/14, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

Elbert County
++Yesterday, Dave King relocated DICKCISSEL along Elbert Road (4.1 miles
south of hwy 86).

Adams County
--On 7/14, Jerry Petrosky relocated 11 BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop.
--On 7/14, Petrosky relocated a BARN OWL at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Larimer County
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/14, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.
--On 7/12, Birek reported two BLACK SWIFT at Chimney Hollow Open Space.
--On 7/10, Marcel Such relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21)
at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/8, Dell Nelson relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

Boulder County
--On 7/14, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake, Wild
Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/13, Candice Johnson found an OVENBIRD at Gregory Canyon parking area.
--On 7/12, Scott Severs found at Boulder Creek & the Mesa South Trailhead:
RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) & AMERICAN REDSTART (DeFonso, 6/13).
--On 7/12, the Websters relocated OVENBIRD (Burke, 5/31) along the Skunk
Canyon Trail.
--On 7/12, Steve Frye found a RED-EYED VIREO at Crane Hollow Road.
--On 7/12, Janet Smith found a RED-EYED VIREO at St. Vrain Creek and 63rd
Street.
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/12, David Dowell relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) along Boulder
Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/10, Chris Knight found a SAGE THRASHER at Rabbit Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Pueblo County
--On 7/14, Lin Lily relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5) at
Liberty Point.  Knight relocated CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS (Knight, 7/5) see
website for directions!
--On 7/13, Chris Knight relocated an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (Moulton,
4/28) at Rock Canyon, Pueblo Reservoir State Park.
--On 7/10, Andrew Gilbert relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS and GRACE'S
WARBLERS.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Weld County
--On 7/13, Eric Ripma reported along CR 73, north of CR 110: three UPLAND
SANDPIPER (Olpin 6/18), two MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Hall, 6/4) & CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

El Paso County
--On 7/12, David Tonnessen found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Garden of
the Gods.  On 7/11, Brent Schindewolf found a DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Otero County
++Yesterday, Stan Oswald reported from the Higbee Cemetery area: EASTERN
PHOEBE & ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER.
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Bent County
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Prowers County
--On 7/8, Jane Stulp relocated four NORTHERN CARDINALS at Lamar Community
College.  On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found: ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Logan County
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer relocated RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS at Pony Express
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Gwen Moore relocated a NORTHERN CARDINAL west of Julesburg
Elementary School.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Sedgwick County
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found at Jumbo Reservoir: LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL &
COMMON LOON (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25).

Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Garfield County
++Yesterday, Glenn Kincaid relocated two BLACK SWIFT (Lefever, 6/10) at
Hanging Lake.
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.

Mesa County
++Yesterday, Denise Vollmar relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).

Fremont County
--On 7/14, Percival relocated a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Miller, 7/8)
along Route 67 at 0.75 miles north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/13, Robb Hinds relocated a BLACK PHOEBE along the Arkansas Riverwalk
(between MacKenzie & Raynolds Avenues).
--On 7/8, Chris Knight found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Brush Hollow
Wildlife Area.

Jackson County
--On 7/14, David Blue relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29) at Lake
John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Clear Creek County
--On 7/14, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Jeff Dawson relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at Echo
Lake
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Stevens:Ehlmann,
5/27) along the north side of Summit Lake.  Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

San Miguel County
--On 7/14, Coen Dexter relocated a probable PACIFIC WREN (Derek, 7/13)
along the Bear Creek Falls trail.

Delta County
--On 7/14, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Archuleta County
--On 7/14, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Eagle County
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Chaffee County
--On 7/8, D.O. Moore found two BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS at the Buena
Vista Overlook.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society Denver, CO
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Subject: Escaped Red tailed Hawk?
From: "King daking55dk AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:42:57 -0600
Hello,

I almost forgot. An adult Red tailed Hawk was along Highway 86 just east of the 
Kiowa Industrial Park. It had a leather strap on its leg. Escapee from 
falconer? 


Good birding!

Dave King
Denver


Subject: Birding South of Denver
From: "King daking55dk AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:39:05 -0600
Hello,

I birded south of Denver today. My first stop was Castlewood Canyon State Park 
in Douglas County. A Mountain Bluebird fed a female at one of the bluebird 
boxes along the eastern entrance. A Canyon Wren sang below the overlook at the 
northeast corner of the park. 


Next I drove south to Lake Gulch Road then west to Castlewood Canyon Road. At 
least one male Bobolink flew around the hill south of the Winkler Ranch 
entrance. I could hear Common Yellowthroats and Yellow breasted Chats along the 
creek below the road. A Spotted Towhee and Cordilleran Flycatcher called from 
the hillside west of the road.Lark Sparrows were plenty, a Savannah Sparrow was 
along the creek. 


My final stop was the Electric station along Elbert Road. It is about 5 miles 
south of Highway 86. I walked from the station to the grove of trees about 0.5 
miles to the north. One Dickcissel flew out of the alfalfa twice in twenty 
minutes. Two more Dickcissels called. Finally, a Dickcissel perched on a dry 
thistle and gave great looks. Winds picked up and rain became a downpour. 


I returned to the western side of Castlewood Canyon Park, but could not find 
any owls. 


Good birding!

Dave King
Denver


Subject: Timnath Reservoir @Lunch/Larimer
From: "lefkogt AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders@yahoogroups.com>
Date: 15 Jul 2014 13:52:45 -0700
Total of 27 species ... there might be a walking trail on NW corner (Wild Wings 
development) of marsh-area (east) I saw a woman and a stroller walking on it. 
Unsure if open to public didn't have time to go check out. 


Highlights:
 Osprey (I know there is a nest box due north on Hwy 14) Ruddy Duck - some 
Western Grebe - lots Say's Phoebe Horned Grebe - 8+ 

 Rest: Lack of ducks, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, House Finch, 
Cliff Swallow, Barn Swallow, House Sparrow, Mourning Dove, Western Kingbird, 
Western Meadowlark, Common Grackle, Ring-billed Gull, American White Pelican, 
Canada Goose, Double-crested Cormorant, House Wren, American Goldfinchy, Common 
Yellowthroat, European Starling, Marsh Wren, American Coot, Red-tailed Hawk, 
Eurasian-collared Dove 

 Thanks Gary Lefko, Nunn
 http://coloradobirder.ning.com/
 Mobile:  http://coloradobirder.ning.com/m http://coloradobirder.ning.com/m
  
Subject: This Week's Colorado Statewide Bird Trips 7/15 to 7/20/2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:59:22 -0600
Hello cobirders,

This week's Statewide Bird Trips include:

Tuesday-Wednesday, July 15-16
Roaring Fork Audubon Society's Trip for Black Swifts in Ouray

Wednesday, July 16
Boulder Bird Club Wednesday Roadrunners
Boulder Bird Club Night Excursion

Friday, July 18
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Trip Nocturnal Hike

Saturday, July 19
Denver Field Ornithologists Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park
Arkansas Valley Audubon Society's Trip To Pueblo Reservoir
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Trip Highlands Ranch Back Country

Sunday, July 20
Denver Field Ornithologists Trip to Prospect Park
Audubon Society of Greater Denver Trip to Mount Falcon Park

See Colorado Birding Society's website for additional details:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Good Birding!

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, CO
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 15, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:22:40 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Burrowing Owl, Barn Owl)
Douglas (Ovenbird)
Larimer (Dusky Grouse, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Lewis's Woodpecker)
Pueblo (Black-throated Sparrow, Curve-billed Thrasher)
Boulder (Black Swift)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
Jackson (Red-necked Grebe)
Clear Creek (American Three-toed Woodpecker, Williamson's Sapsucker,
Barrow's Goldeneye)
Delta (Chukar)
Archuleta (Lewis's Woodpecker)
Mesa (Green Heron)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Jerry Petrosky relocated 11 BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21)
along the DIA Owl Loop.
++Yesterday, Petrosky relocated a BARN OWL at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Douglas County
++Yesterday, Mel Goff & all found an OVENBIRD at Spruce Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/21, Robb Hinds relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Kinslow found a DUSKY GROUSE along the Cow Creek Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
++Yesterday, Kinslow found a Dusky Grouse at Upper Beaver Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, Kinslow found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Upper Beaver
Meadows.
--On 7/13, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS up to 0.25 miles
north of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.
--On 7/12, Birek reported two BLACK SWIFT at Chimney Hollow Open Space.
--On 7/10, Marcel Such relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21)
at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/8, Dell Nelson relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Andrew Kinslow found three BLACK SWIFTS over Copeland Lake,
Wild Basin section of Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/13, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/13, Candice Johnson found an OVENBIRD at Gregory Canyon parking area.
--On 7/12, Scott Severs found at Boulder Creek & the Mesa South Trailhead:
RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) & AMERICAN REDSTART (DeFonso, 6/13).
--On 7/12, the Websters relocated OVENBIRD (Burke, 5/31) along the Skunk
Canyon Trail.
--On 7/12, Steve Frye found a RED-EYED VIREO at Crane Hollow Road.
--On 7/12, Janet Smith found a RED-EYED VIREO at St. Vrain Creek and 63rd
Street.
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/12, David Dowell relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) along Boulder
Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/10, Chris Knight found a SAGE THRASHER at Rabbit Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Lin Lily relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5) at
Liberty Point.  Knight relocated CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS (Knight, 7/5) see
website for directions!
--On 7/13, Chris Knight relocated an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (Moulton,
4/28) at Rock Canyon, Pueblo Reservoir State Park.
--On 7/10, Andrew Gilbert relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS and GRACE'S
WARBLERS.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/13, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State Park:
(Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Weld County
--On 7/12, Marcel Such relocated eight MOUNTAIN PLOVER (G. Doyle, 5/29)
along CR 83, north of hwy 14.
--On 7/12, Such relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/10, Steve Mlodinow found a DICKCISSEL at Union Reservoir.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/7, Jerry Petrosky found a DICKCISSEL east of Pond 4, Banner Lakes
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

El Paso County
--On 7/12, David Tonnessen found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Garden of
the Gods.  On 7/11, Brent Schindewolf found a DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Otero County
--On 7/12, Stan Oswald found at Lake Holbrook: SNOWY PLOVER & WILLET.
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Bent County
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Prowers County
--On 7/8, Jane Stulp relocated four NORTHERN CARDINALS at Lamar Community
College.  On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found: ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Logan County
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer relocated RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS at Pony Express
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Gwen Moore relocated a NORTHERN CARDINAL west of Julesburg
Elementary School.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Sedgwick County
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found at Jumbo Reservoir: LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL &
COMMON LOON (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25).

Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Fremont County
++Yesterday, Percival relocated a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Miller, 7/8)
along Route 67 at 0.75 miles north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/13, Robb Hinds relocated a BLACK PHOEBE along the Arkansas Riverwalk
(between MacKenzie & Raynolds Avenues).
--On 7/8, Chris Knight found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Brush Hollow
Wildlife Area.

Jackson County
++Yesterday, David Blue relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29) at
Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, Chuck Aid found along the Beartrack Trail: three AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS & two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS.
--On 7/13, Jeff Dawson relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at Echo
Lake
--On 7/13, Ken Chavez relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Stevens:Ehlmann,
5/27) along the north side of Summit Lake.  Chavez found two WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
 On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED
PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Delta County
++Yesterday, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, near the
parking lot & BLM day use picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Archuleta County
++Yesterday, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Bailey, 7/11) along the
San Juan Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Mesa County
++Yesterday, Ronda Woodward relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).

Gunnison County
--On 7/13, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of Taylor Park Reservoir.
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.


Rio Blanco County
--On 7/13, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Eagle County
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Chaffee County
--On 7/8, D.O. Moore found two BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS at the Buena
Vista Overlook.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Garfield County
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Douglas, Larimer, Otero & Jackson County Updates
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:51:44 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Douglas County
Many birders found an Ovenbird at Spruce Mountain Open Space.

Larimer County
On 7/13, Krit Adirek found five Lewis's Woodpeckers up to 0.25 miles north
of the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area parking lot.

Otero County
Stan Oswald found a Snowy Plover and Willet at Lake Holbrook on 7/13.

Jackson County
Christine Snitkin reported two Sagebrush Sparrows at Walden Reservoir on
7/13.
Andrew Kinslow reported a Sagebrush Sparrow at the Arapaho National
Wildlife Refuge Interpretive Trail on 7/13.

Good Birding!

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Denver, CO
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Subject: Adams County Monday Morning
From: "Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:44:34 -0600
Hello cobirders,
 
I walked the south side of Barr Lake State Park. The Barn Owl flew around south 
of the banding station. Nothing uncommon was found. Both male and female 
Bullock's Orioles, Yellow Warblers and a couple of Warbling Vireos still 
around. 

 
Nine Burrowing Owls seen at the Quency Street site. No Long billed Curlews 
around. I missed the Red headed Woodpecker again at the 96th avenue/Umpire 
Street site. 


Good birding!

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Denver, CO
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Subject: Black-throated Sparrow (Pueblo County), Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Fremont), Lewis's Woodpecker (Archuleta) Green Heron (Mesa)
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:29:47 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Pueblo County
Lin Lilly relocated the Black-throated Sparrows (Knight, 7/5) at Liberty
Point.

Fremont County
Brandon Percival reports the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Rich Miller, 7/8)
continues along Route 67, at 0.5 miles north of the Custer County Line.

Archuleta County
Ben Bailey relocated Lewis's Woodpecker (Bailey, 7/11) along the San Juan
Riverwalk in Pagosa Springs.

Mesa County
Ronda Woodward relocated a Green Heron (Kaempfer, 7/3) at Connected Lakes
State Park.

Good Birding!

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Subject: Cattle Egret/Weld CR 42
From: "lefkogt AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders@yahoogroups.com>
Date: 14 Jul 2014 08:30:09 -0700
Weld CR 108 Pond (BTW 31 and 33)
 Wilson's Phalarope - 14 Dover Reservoir (Nunn-Weld CR 108/Hwy 85, full of 
water) 

 Bullock's Oriole American White Pelican Eastern Kingbird Yellow Warbler House 
Wren Loggerhead Shrike 

 Peregrine Falcon (one was here a month ago) Weld CR 33
 Burrowing Owl - 9 Weld CR 108
 Golden Eagle Crom Lake
 Ruddy Duck - 2 Cozzen's Lake
 Ruddy Duck - 3 Wilson's Snipe Glenmere Park - "dead" ... :-(
 Latham Reservoir Marsh and Beebe Draw - "dead". Weld CR 48 just about 
waterless; Weld CR 42 and 46 have water; Weld CR 40 going dry 

 Cattle Egret (Weld CR 42) Weld CR 59
 Greater Yellowlegs - 8 Loloff Reservoir - "dead"
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 14, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:44:45 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Larimer (White-tailed Ptarmigan)
Adams (Burrowing Owl)
Jefferson/Douglas (Eastern Phoebe)
Boulder (Lewis's Woodpecker, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Ovenbird)
Pueblo (Ash-throated Flycatcher)
Gunnison (Gunnison Sage-Grouse)
Fremont (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
Clear Creek (Brown-capped Rosy Finch, White-tailed Ptarmigan)
Mesa (Green Heron)
Rio Blanco (Burrowing Owl)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Larimer County
++Yesterday, Andrew Kinslow found a WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN at Rock Cut
Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 7/12, Kinslow relocated three
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve.
--On 7/12, Birek reported two BLACK SWIFT at Chimney Hollow Open Space.
--On 7/10, Marcel Such relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21)
at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/8, Dell Nelson relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

Adams County
++Yesterday, Amy Davenport relocated 11 BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21)
along the DIA Owl Loop.
--On 7/12, Doyle Brewer relocated a BARN OWL at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
++Yesterday, Terry Michaels relocated EASTERN PHOEBE at Chatfield State
Park: (Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta footbridge area & south Kingfisher
Bridge.  On 7/12, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found: RED-EYED VIREO (00
yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) & AMERICAN REDSTART
(south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, the Websters relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) &
found a ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25,
Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
++Yesterday, Candice Johnson found an OVENBIRD at Gregory Canyon parking
area.
--On 7/12, Scott Severs found at Boulder Creek & the Mesa South Trailhead:
RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) & AMERICAN REDSTART (DeFonso, 6/13).
--On 7/12, the Websters relocated OVENBIRD (Burke, 5/31) along the Skunk
Canyon Trail.
--On 7/12, Steve Frye found a RED-EYED VIREO at Crane Hollow Road.
--On 7/12, Janet Smith found a RED-EYED VIREO at St. Vrain Creek and 63rd
Street.
--On 7/12, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
--On 7/12, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at
Skyscraper Reservoir.
--On 7/12, David Dowell relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) along Boulder
Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/10, Chris Knight found a SAGE THRASHER at Rabbit Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Chris Knight relocated an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (Moulton,
4/28) at Rock Canyon, Pueblo Reservoir State Park.
--On 7/10, Andrew Gilbert relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS and GRACE'S
WARBLERS.
--On 7/8, Brandon Percival relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/5, Chris Knight reported six CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Weld County
--On 7/12, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S GULL
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/12, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/10, Steve Mlodinow found a DICKCISSEL at Union Reservoir.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/7, Jerry Petrosky found a DICKCISSEL east of Pond 4, Banner Lakes
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

El Paso County
--On 7/12, David Tonnessen found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Garden of
the Gods.  On 7/11, Brent Schindewolf found a DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/21, Robb Hinds relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Bent County
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Otero County
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Prowers County
--On 7/8, Jane Stulp relocated four NORTHERN CARDINALS at Lamar Community
College.  On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found: ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Logan County
--On 7/12, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25) at
Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.
--On 7/12, Kaempfer relocated RED-BELLIED WOODPECKERS at Pony Express
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/12, Gwen Moore relocated a NORTHERN CARDINAL west of Julesburg
Elementary School.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Sedgwick County
--On 7/12, Kaempfer found at Jumbo Reservoir: LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL &
COMMON LOON (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25).

Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

Phillips County
--On 6/28, Kaempfer found a DICKCISSEL along CR 2, east of CR 29.

Yuma County
--On 6/27, Sue Riffe found at Hale Ponds: BELL'S VIREO (Stevens, 6/1), five
RED-EYED VIREO (Mlodinow, 6/17), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Ehlmann, 6/1), four
EASTERN BLUEBIRD, GREEN HERON.
--On 6/24, Petrosky relocated at Beecher Island: GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31) & EASTERN PHOEBE (Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBE
(Mlodinow, 4/5) & GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Mlodinow, 5/23).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Stalker Pond: BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Walbek,
6/1) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Gunnison County
++Yesterday, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated seven GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D.
Anderson, 6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, Ken Chavez relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) along the north side of Summit Lake.  Chavez found
two WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN along the Mt Evans Byway (39.64259,-105.59236).
--On 7/10, Cynthia Madsen relocated 4 BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at
Echo Lake.  On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Fremont County
++Yesterday, Rich Miller relocated a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER (Miller,
7/8) along Route 67 at 0.75 miles north of the Custer County Line.
++Yesterday, Robb Hinds relocated a BLACK PHOEBE along the Arkansas
Riverwalk (between MacKenzie & Raynolds Avenues).
--On 7/8, Chris Knight found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Brush Hollow
Wildlife Area.

Mesa County
++Yesterday, Ronda Woodward relocated a GREEN HERON (Kaempfer, 7/3) at
Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).
--On 6/26, Terry Michaels & all found on the Uncompahgre Plateau: 2
FLAMMULATED OWLS, DUSKY GROUSE & 3+ PURPLE MARTINS (Woodward, 6/7).

Rio Blanco County
++Yesterday, Carl Lundblad relocated BURROWING OWL along CR 21 (1.4 miles
east of Utah).  On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW.

Ouray County
--On 7/12, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Archuleta County
--On 7/11, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER along the San Juan
Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Eagle County
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.
--On 7/6, JoAnn Riggle reported a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at Gypsum
Ponds Wildlife Area.

Jackson County
--On 7/11, Charles Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright,
5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/23, Stevens & Kosten found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE near the Delaney
Butte Lakes Wildlife Area Lek.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Custer County
--On 7/8, Rich Miller saw a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER along Route 67, 0.75
miles north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/7, Diane Beatty found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Lake San Isabel.

Hinsdale County
--On 7/8, Gary Koehn found DUSKY GROUSE at Lake San Cristobal.
--On 6/10, Washburn:Simmons found at Slumgullion Pass: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILL & two BOREAL OWL.  NOTE: 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended).

Chaffee County
--On 7/8, D.O. Moore found two BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS at the Buena
Vista Overlook.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)

Delta County
--On 7/7, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, BLM day use
picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Garfield County
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).
--On 6/23, Mlodinow found at the Carpenter Ranch Nature Preserve: five
BOBOLINK (Korte, 6/3).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Gunnison County
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of the reservoir.
--On 6/10, David Suddjian found a GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE along the Lake City
Cutoff Road (near intersection of CR 26 & CR 26A).
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Eastern Phoebes, Jefferson/Douglas Counties, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Fremont County
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:35:18 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Jefferson/Douglas County
Terry Michaels relocated Eastern Phoebes at Chatfield State Park.  Two at
Plum Creek Delta and one south of Kingfisher Bridge.  Yesterday's Red-eyed
Vireos were not relocated.

Fremont County
Rich Miller relocated the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher along Route 67 at 0.75
miles north of the Custer County Line.

Good Birding!

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Denver, CO
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Subject: Larimer, Boulder, Adams, Mesa, Rio Blanco & Fremont County Updates
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:29:26 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Larimer County
Andrew Kinslow found a White-tailed Ptarmigan at Rock Cut Trail, Rocky
Mountain National Park Sunday.

Kinslow found three White-tailed Ptarmigan at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky
Mountain National Park yesterday.

Boulder County
Matt and Debbi Webster found four Lewis's Woodpeckers and a Rose-breasted
Grosbeak at Eldorado Mountain Open Space Sunday.

Candice Johnson found an Ovenbird at Gregory Canyon Sunday.

Adams County
Bob Varnon and Amy Davenport relocated ten Burrowing Owls along the DIA Owl
Loop.

Pueblo County
Chris Knight relocated an Ash-throated Flycatcher at Rock Canyon, Pueblo
Reservoir Sunday.

Mesa County
Ronda Woodward relocated a Green Heron (Kaempfer, 7/3) at Connect Lakes
State Park Sunday.

Rio Blanco County
Carl Lundblad relocated Burrowing Owls along CR 21 Sunday.

Fremont County
Robb Hinds relocated a Black Phoebe along the Arkansas Riverwalk, between
MacKenzie and Raynolds Avenues, Sunday.

Good Birding!

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 13, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:19:10 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Burrowing Owl, Barn Owl)
Jefferson/Douglas (Red-eyed Vireo, American Redstart, Eastern Phoebe)
Boulder (Red-eyed Vireo, American Redstart, Ovenbird, American Three-toed
Woodpecker, Black Phoebe)
Larimer (Black Swift, Brown-capped Rosy Finch)
Weld (Bonaparte's Gull, Dickcissel)
El Paso (Ash-throated Flycatcher)
Logan (Bell's Vireo, Dickcissel)
Sedgwick (Lesser Black-backed Gull, Common Loon)
Gunnison (Gunnison Sage-Grouse)
Ouray (Black Swift)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Georgia Olmsted relocated 11 BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21)
along the DIA Owl Loop.
++Yesterday, Doyle Brewer relocated a BARN OWL at Barr Lake State Park.
--On 7/11, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
++Yesterday, Michaels:Varnon:Davenport found at Chatfield State Park:
RED-EYED VIREO (00 yds/south/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge) &
AMERICAN REDSTART (south end/paved path/west side of Kingfisher bridge).
Matt Crooks relocated an EASTERN PHOEBE (Kibbe, 3/28) at Plum Creek Delta
footbridge area.
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Scott Severs found at Boulder Creek & the Mesa South
Trailhead: RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) & AMERICAN REDSTART (DeFonso, 6/13).
++Yesterday, the Websters relocated OVENBIRD (Burke, 5/31) along the Skunk
Canyon Trail.
++Yesterday, Steve Frye found a RED-EYED VIREO at Crane Hollow Road.
++Yesterday, Janet Smith found a RED-EYED VIREO at St. Vrain Creek and 63rd
Street.
++Yesterday, Andrew Gilbert found two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) west of Copeland Lake, Wild Basin.
++Yesterday, Kathy Mihm-Dunning found four AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
at Skyscraper Reservoir.
++Yesterday, David Dowell relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) along
Boulder Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/10, Christian Nunes relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6)
at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25, Christian Nunes relocated a
GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/10, Chris Knight found a SAGE THRASHER at Rabbit Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Birek reported two BLACK SWIFT at Chimney Hollow Open Space.
--On 7/11, Robert Beauchamp relocated three WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN
(Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/10, Marcel Such relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Waltman, 6/21)
at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/8, Dell Nelson relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.

Weld County
++Yesterday, Steve Mlodinow found at Behrens Reservoir: two BONAPARTE'S
GULL (Mlodinow, 6/18) and two DICKCISSEL.
++Yesterday, Robert Beauchamp relocated two DICKCISSEL (Thomson, 7/8) at
Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/10, Steve Mlodinow found a DICKCISSEL at Union Reservoir.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/7, Jerry Petrosky found a DICKCISSEL east of Pond 4, Banner Lakes
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

El Paso County
++Yesterday, David Tonnessen found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Garden of
the Gods.  On 7/11, Brent Schindewolf found a DICKCISSEL.
--On 7/11, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Pueblo County
--On 7/10, Andrew Gilbert relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS and GRACE'S
WARBLERS.
--On 7/8, Brandon Percival relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/5, Chris Knight reported six CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/21, Robb Hinds relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Bent County
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO and a BLACK RAIL at the
Fort Lyons Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Otero County
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Prowers County
--On 7/8, Jane Stulp relocated four NORTHERN CARDINALS at Lamar Community
College.  On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found: ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Logan County
++Yesterday, Bill Kaempfer relocated BELL'S VIREO (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25)
at Red Lion Wildlife Area.
++Yesterday, Kaempfer found two DICKCISSEL along CR 26, west of CR 9.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Sedgwick County
++Yesterday, Kaempfer found at Jumbo Reservoir: LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL &
COMMON LOON (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25).

Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

Phillips County
--On 6/28, Kaempfer found a DICKCISSEL along CR 2, east of CR 29.

Yuma County
--On 6/27, Sue Riffe found at Hale Ponds: BELL'S VIREO (Stevens, 6/1), five
RED-EYED VIREO (Mlodinow, 6/17), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Ehlmann, 6/1), four
EASTERN BLUEBIRD, GREEN HERON.
--On 6/24, Petrosky relocated at Beecher Island: GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31) & EASTERN PHOEBE (Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBE
(Mlodinow, 4/5) & GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Mlodinow, 5/23).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Stalker Pond: BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Walbek,
6/1) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Gunnison County
++Yesterday, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE (D. Anderson,
6/20) along CR 38.
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Ouray County
++Yesterday, Craig Rasmussen relocated BLACK SWIFTS (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Archuleta County
--On 7/11, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER along the San Juan
Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Eagle County
--On 7/11, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.
--On 7/6, JoAnn Riggle reported a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at Gypsum
Ponds Wildlife Area.

Jackson County
--On 7/11, Charles Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright,
5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/23, Stevens & Kosten found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE near the Delaney
Butte Lakes Wildlife Area Lek.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Clear Creek County
--On 7/10, Cynthia Madsen relocated 4 BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at
Echo Lake.
--On 7/10, Madsen relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Stevens:Ehlmann,
5/27) at Summit Lake, Mt. Evans Byway.  On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found
East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Mesa County
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).
--On 6/26, Terry Michaels & all found on the Uncompahgre Plateau: 2
FLAMMULATED OWLS, DUSKY GROUSE & 3+ PURPLE MARTINS (Woodward, 6/7).

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Custer County
--On 7/8, Rich Miller saw a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER along Route 67, 0.75
miles north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/7, Diane Beatty found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Lake San Isabel.

Fremont County
--On 7/8, Chris Knight found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Brush Hollow
Wildlife Area.

Hinsdale County
--On 7/8, Gary Koehn found DUSKY GROUSE at Lake San Cristobal.
--On 6/10, Washburn:Simmons found at Slumgullion Pass: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILL & two BOREAL OWL.  NOTE: 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended).

Chaffee County
--On 7/8, D.O. Moore found two BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS at the Buena
Vista Overlook.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)

Delta County
--On 7/7, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, BLM day use
picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Garfield County
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW and BURROWING OWL
(Lundblad, 6/26) along CR 21 (1.4 miles east of Utah).

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).
--On 6/23, Mlodinow found at the Carpenter Ranch Nature Preserve: five
BOBOLINK (Korte, 6/3).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Gunnison County
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of the reservoir.
--On 6/10, David Suddjian found a GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE along the Lake City
Cutoff Road (near intersection of CR 26 & CR 26A).
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society Denver, CO
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Subject: Burrowing Owls
From: "Georgia Olmstead gloaubug AT yahoo.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:16:29 -0700
Many Burrowing Owls 
at Tower Rd. and 112th. 

AND 

go East on 112 to paved road and 
turn right ---bottom of hill is 
Burrowing Owl location. 

This is the opposite direction 
fromTower Rd to 96.....DIA loop ..

Bald Eagle baby was still 
at 120 and 470as of today. 

Georgia 
gloAubug AT yahoo.com 
..
Subject: Red eyed Vireo at Chatfield State Park
From: "Bob Varnon varnonbob AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:51:49 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Must be a day for Red eyed Vireos.  I found one at Chatfield State Park.
It was at the "old White eyed Vireo spot".  west side of Platte River at
100 yards south of paved path.  An American Redstart was around the end of
the paved path.

An Indigo Bunting and Plumbeous Vireo were at Plum Creek Delta.

Good Birding!

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
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Terry Michaels, Vice-President, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, CO
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Subject: Boulder County (Red-eyed Vireo, Ovenbird), Larimer (Black Swift), Weld (Bonaparte's Gull, Dickcissel)
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:06:34 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Boulder County
Scott Severs relocated the Red-eyed Vireo (Nunes, 6/2) and American
Redstart (DeFonso, 6/13) at Boulder Creek and the Mesa South Trailhead.

Matt and Debbie Webster relocated Ovenbird (Burke, 5/31) at Skunk Canyon
Trail.

Steve Frye found a Red-eyed Vireo at the 63rd street crossing of St. Vrain
Creek.

Janet Smith found a Red-eyed Vireo nearby at Crane Hollow Road.

Larimer County
Jeff Birek reported two Black Swift at Chimney Hollow Open Space.

Weld County
Steve Mlodinow reports from Behrens Reservoir: two Bonaparte's Gulls
(Mlodinow, 6/18) and two Dickcissel (Sheeter, 7/7).

Good Birding!

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Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, CO
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 12, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:25:59 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cobirders/messages

Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Burrowing Owl)
Larimer (White-tailed Ptarmigan)
El Paso (Dickcissel Lesser Black-backed Gull, Willet)
Weld (Dickcissel)
Archuleta (Lewis's Woodpecker)
Eagle (Flammulated Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Dusky Grouse)
Jackson (Red-necked Grebe)
Ouray (Black Swift)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Jerry Petrosky relocated 11 BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21)
along the DIA Owl Loop.  On 7/8, Chris Rurik reported: two LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.  On 7/2, Petrosky relocated a SHORT-EARED OWL (along Queensburg,
south of 114th Avenue).
++Yesterday, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Robert Beauchamp relocated three WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN
(Lefever, 6/9) at Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/8, Dell Nelson relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/4, Eddie Bartley relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Mlodinow, 6/15)
at the Alpine Center, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/3, Caroline Olson found ten DUSKY GROUSE along the Cub Lake Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.
--On 7/2, Adrian Johnson relocated three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Waltman, 6/21) at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On
6/29, Robert Beauchamp found three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES at Crystal
Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 6/21, Benson relocated three
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Lefever, 6/9) at Rock Cut pullover, Rocky
Mountain National Park.

El Paso County
++Yesterday, Brent Schindewolf found a DICKCISSEL at Garden of the Gods.
++Yesterday, David Tonnessen found at Big Johnson Reservoir: one LESSER
BLACK-BACKED GULL (Peterson, 6/1) and Willets.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Weld County
--On 7/10, Steve Mlodinow found a DICKCISSEL at Union Reservoir.
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/8, Tom Thomson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER at Crow Valley Campground.
On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/7, Jerry Petrosky found a DICKCISSEL east of Pond 4, Banner Lakes
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/8, Cathy Sheeter found two BONAPARTE'S GULL north of Behrens
Reservoir.  On 7/7, Sheeter found at Behrens Reservoir: DICKCISSEL & three
BONAPARTE'S GULLS (Mlodinow, 6/18).
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

Boulder County
--On 7/10, Christian Nunes relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6)
at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25, Christian Nunes relocated a
GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/10, Chris Knight found a SAGE THRASHER at Rabbit Mountain Open Space.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/7, Doug Kibbe relocated two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) northwest of Copeland Lake.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/2, Al Clark relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) and an EASTERN
PHOEBE (Thompson, 4/7) along Boulder Creek west of 75th Street.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/8, David Suddjian reported from Chatfield State Park: SEMIPALMATED
PLOVER, 8 WILLETS, 8 MARBLED GODWIT, LONG-BILLED CURLEW, EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL, EASTERN PHOEBES, RED-EYED VIREOS, AMERICAN REDSTARTS & GREEN
HERON (see website for details).  On 7/8, Terry Michaels found:
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Cross, 6/12).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 7/3, Bruce Cyganowski relocated an OVENBIRD (Suddjian, 6/21) at Deer
Creek Park.
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Pueblo County
--On 7/8, Brandon Percival relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/5, Chris Knight reported six CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS.
--On 7/7, Beatty and all relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS & GRACE'S WARBLERS
at Pueblo Mountain Park.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/21, Robb Hinds relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Bent County
--On 7/10, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO at the Fort Lyons
Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Otero County
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Prowers County
--On 7/8, Jane Stulp relocated four NORTHERN CARDINALS at Lamar Community
College.  On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found: ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

Logan County
--On 6/28, Bill Kaempfer found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along CR 71, north of
Hwy 138.
--On 6/28, Kaempfer relocated three BELL'S VIREOS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25)
at Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Phillips County
--On 6/28, Kaempfer found a DICKCISSEL along CR 2, east of CR 29.

Sedgwick County
--On 6/28, Sue Riffe found at Julesburg Wildlife Area: two YELLOW-BILLED
CUCKOOS & three FIELD SPARROWS.  On 6/27, Riffe found a GREAT CRESTED
FLYCATCHER.

Yuma County
--On 6/27, Sue Riffe found at Hale Ponds: BELL'S VIREO (Stevens, 6/1), five
RED-EYED VIREO (Mlodinow, 6/17), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Ehlmann, 6/1), four
EASTERN BLUEBIRD, GREEN HERON.
--On 6/24, Petrosky relocated at Beecher Island: GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31) & EASTERN PHOEBE (Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBE
(Mlodinow, 4/5) & GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Mlodinow, 5/23).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Stalker Pond: BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Walbek,
6/1) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Archuleta County
++Yesterday, Ben Bailey found a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER along the San Juan
Riverwalk, Pagosa Springs.
--On 7/10, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Eagle County
++Yesterday, Stevens & Ehlmann found at Mount of the Holy Cross area: two
FLAMMULATED OWLS (Less than a mile up Missouri Creek Road), Northern
Pygmy-Owl (North of Campgrounds) and a DUSKY GROUSE (Gold Park Rd/approx. a
mile north of Campgrounds.
--On 7/6, JoAnn Riggle reported a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at Gypsum
Ponds Wildlife Area.

Jackson County
++Yesterday, Charles Hundertmark relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright,
5/29) at Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/23, Stevens & Kosten found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE near the Delaney
Butte Lakes Wildlife Area Lek.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Ouray County
++Yesterday, Dunford relocated eight BLACK SWIFT (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Clear Creek County
--On 7/10, Cynthia Madsen relocated 4 BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at
Echo Lake.
--On 7/10, Madsen relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Stevens:Ehlmann,
5/27) at Summit Lake, Mt. Evans Byway.  On 6/28, Randy & Carol Cross found
East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).

Mesa County
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).
--On 6/26, Terry Michaels & all found on the Uncompahgre Plateau: 2
FLAMMULATED OWLS, DUSKY GROUSE & 3+ PURPLE MARTINS (Woodward, 6/7).

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Custer County
--On 7/8, Rich Miller saw a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER along Route 67, 0.75
miles north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/7, Diane Beatty found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Lake San Isabel.

Fremont County
--On 7/8, Chris Knight found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Brush Hollow
Wildlife Area.

Hinsdale County
--On 7/8, Gary Koehn found DUSKY GROUSE at Lake San Cristobal.
--On 6/10, Washburn:Simmons found at Slumgullion Pass: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILL & two BOREAL OWL.  NOTE: 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended).

Chaffee County
--On 7/8, D.O. Moore found two BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS at the Buena
Vista Overlook.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)

Delta County
--On 7/7, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, BLM day use
picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Garfield County
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW and BURROWING OWL
(Lundblad, 6/26) along CR 21 (1.4 miles east of Utah).

Gunnison County
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).
--On 6/23, Mlodinow found at the Carpenter Ranch Nature Preserve: five
BOBOLINK (Korte, 6/3).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Gunnison County
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of the reservoir.
--On 6/10, David Suddjian found a GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE along the Lake City
Cutoff Road (near intersection of CR 26 & CR 26A).
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
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Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society Denver, CO
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Subject: North and East of Dia Adams County
From: "Jerry Petrosky jerrypetrosky AT outlook.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:51:53 -0600
Hello birders,

I have nothing rare to report while sitting at the spot where a Red-headed 
Woodpecker was reported yesterday near 96th avenue and Umpire Road, Adams 
County. In the three hours I sat in the shadow along Box Elder Creek and 
watched planes takeout from DIA. They are still pretty low at this east end of 
the airport. The cottonwood grove at the creek was busy with activity. Many 
Mourning Doves, Bullock's Orioles and Western Kingbirds flew around. Eastern 
Kingbirds and House Wrens were in smaller numbers. Highlights were a 
Great-tailed Grackle begging for food and a Great Horned Owl which switched 
perches several times. The only woodpecker seen or heard was a male Northern 
Flicker. 


Later I drove to the field near Byers where Mountain Plovers were seen a couple 
of years ago. Zero today. 


No Long-billed Curlews were found along the DIA Owl Loop. Burrowing Owl count: 
9. Prairie Dogs have moved south of the 3.4 mile site east of 96th avenue and 
Tower Road. Burrowing Owls have followed. 


Good birding!

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 11, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:55:50 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Burrowing Owl)
Boulder (Lewis's Woodpecker, Sage Thrasher)
Adams (Burrowing Owl)
Bent (Yellow-billed Cuckoo)
Clear Creek (Barrow's Goldeneye, Brown-capped Rosy Finch)
Archuleta (Lewis's Woodpecker)


FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Jeff Dawson relocated 11 BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along
the DIA Owl Loop.  On 7/8, Chris Rurik reported: two LONG-BILLED CURLEW.
On 7/2, Petrosky relocated a SHORT-EARED OWL (along Queensburg, south of
114th Avenue).
--On 7/9, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Christian Nunes relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6)
at Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25, Christian Nunes relocated a
GRACE'S WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
++Yesterday, Chris Knight found a SAGE THRASHER at Rabbit Mountain Open
Space.
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/7, Doug Kibbe relocated two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) northwest of Copeland Lake.
--On 7/6, Al Clark found an OVENBIRD along the border to Walden Ponds &
Sawhill Ponds.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/2, Al Clark relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) and an EASTERN
PHOEBE (Thompson, 4/7) along Boulder Creek west of 75th Street.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/9, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack Tr/250
yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/8, David Suddjian reported from Chatfield State Park: SEMIPALMATED
PLOVER, 8 WILLETS, 8 MARBLED GODWIT, LONG-BILLED CURLEW, EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL, EASTERN PHOEBES, RED-EYED VIREOS, AMERICAN REDSTARTS & GREEN
HERON (see website for details).  On 7/8, Terry Michaels found:
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Cross, 6/12).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 7/3, Bruce Cyganowski relocated an OVENBIRD (Suddjian, 6/21) at Deer
Creek Park.
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Weld County
--On 7/9, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at CR
94 & CR 85.
--On 7/8, Tom Thomson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER at Crow Valley Campground.
On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/7, Jerry Petrosky found a DICKCISSEL east of Pond 4, Banner Lakes
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/8, Cathy Sheeter found two BONAPARTE'S GULL north of Behrens
Reservoir.  On 7/7, Sheeter found at Behrens Reservoir: DICKCISSEL & three
BONAPARTE'S GULLS (Mlodinow, 6/18).
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

Larimer County
--On 7/8, Dell Nelson relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, Bob Spencer relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at
Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/4, Eddie Bartley relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Mlodinow, 6/15)
at the Alpine Center, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/3, Caroline Olson found ten DUSKY GROUSE along the Cub Lake Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.
--On 7/2, Adrian Johnson relocated three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Waltman, 6/21) at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On
6/29, Robert Beauchamp found three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES at Crystal
Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 6/21, Benson relocated three
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Lefever, 6/9) at Rock Cut pullover, Rocky
Mountain National Park.

El Paso County
--On 7/8, Mel Goff found at Big Johnson Reservoir: a COMMON LOON (Goff,
5/19) & four MARBLED GODWIT.  On 7/4, Leonard & Joy Lake found: BURROWING
OWL.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Pueblo County
--On 7/8, Brandon Percival relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/5, Chris Knight reported six CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS.
--On 7/7, Beatty and all relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS & GRACE'S WARBLERS
at Pueblo Mountain Park.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.
--On 7/3, David Suddjian found an AMERICAN REDSTART along the west side
trail at South Platte Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/21, Robb Hinds relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Bent County
++Yesterday, Hopkins found two YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO at the Fort Lyons
Wildlife Easement (CR 16 & HH).
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Otero County
--On 7/9, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On 7/6,
Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a LONG-BILLED
CURLEW.

Prowers County
--On 7/8, Jane Stulp relocated four NORTHERN CARDINALS at Lamar Community
College.  On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found: ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.

Kiowa County
--On 7/7, Mike Hudson found 24 LONG-BILLED CURLEW along CR 58, north of Hwy
196.
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found six SNOWY PLOVER at Neegronda Reservoir.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

Logan County
--On 6/28, Bill Kaempfer found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along CR 71, north of
Hwy 138.
--On 6/28, Kaempfer relocated three BELL'S VIREOS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25)
at Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Phillips County
--On 6/28, Kaempfer found a DICKCISSEL along CR 2, east of CR 29.

Sedgwick County
--On 6/28, Sue Riffe found at Julesburg Wildlife Area: two YELLOW-BILLED
CUCKOOS & three FIELD SPARROWS.  On 6/27, Riffe found a GREAT CRESTED
FLYCATCHER.

Yuma County
--On 6/27, Sue Riffe found at Hale Ponds: BELL'S VIREO (Stevens, 6/1), five
RED-EYED VIREO (Mlodinow, 6/17), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Ehlmann, 6/1), four
EASTERN BLUEBIRD, GREEN HERON.
--On 6/24, Petrosky relocated at Beecher Island: GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31) & EASTERN PHOEBE (Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBE
(Mlodinow, 4/5) & GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Mlodinow, 5/23).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Stalker Pond: BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Walbek,
6/1) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, Cynthia Madsen relocated 4 BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23)
at Echo Lake.
++Yesterday, Madsen relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at Summit Lake, Mt. Evans Byway.  On 6/28, Randy &
Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Petrosky,
6/5).

Archuleta County
++Yesterday, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18)
in Pagosa Springs (Lewis Street between 3rd & 4th Streets).

Mesa County
--On 7/9, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).
--On 6/26, Terry Michaels & all found on the Uncompahgre Plateau: 2
FLAMMULATED OWLS, DUSKY GROUSE & 3+ PURPLE MARTINS (Woodward, 6/7).

La Plata County
--On 7/9, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26) at
Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Custer County
--On 7/8, Rich Miller saw a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER along Route 67, 0.75
miles north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/7, Diane Beatty found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Lake San Isabel.

Fremont County
--On 7/8, Chris Knight found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Brush Hollow
Wildlife Area.

Hinsdale County
--On 7/8, Gary Koehn found DUSKY GROUSE at Lake San Cristobal.
--On 6/10, Washburn:Simmons found at Slumgullion Pass: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILL & two BOREAL OWL.  NOTE: 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended).

Chaffee County
--On 7/8, D.O. Moore found two BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS at the Buena
Vista Overlook.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)

Jackson County
--On 7/7, Ken Pals relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29) at Lake
John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/23, Stevens & Kosten found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE near the Delaney
Butte Lakes Wildlife Area Lek.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Ouray County
--On 7/7, Christian Nunes relocated eight BLACK SWIFT (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Delta County
--On 7/7, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, BLM day use
picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Eagle County
--On 7/6, JoAnn Riggle reported a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at Gypsum
Ponds Wildlife Area.

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Garfield County
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW and BURROWING OWL
(Lundblad, 6/26) along CR 21 (1.4 miles east of Utah).

Gunnison County
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).
--On 6/23, Mlodinow found at the Carpenter Ranch Nature Preserve: five
BOBOLINK (Korte, 6/3).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Gunnison County
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of the reservoir.
--On 6/10, David Suddjian found a GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE along the Lake City
Cutoff Road (near intersection of CR 26 & CR 26A).
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Boulder and Bent County Updates
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:01:00 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Boulder County
Christian Nunes relocated the Lewis's Woodpeckers (Nunes, 5/6) at the
Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  No report on the Grace's Warbler.

Chris Knight found a Sage Thrasher at Rabbit Mountain Open Space.

Bent County
Dylan Hopkins found two Yellow billed Cuckoos at the Fort Lyon Wildlife
Easement (County Roads 16 & HH).

Good Birding!

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society

Denver, CO

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 10, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:37:12 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Jefferson/Douglas (American Three-toed Woodpecker, Semipalmated Plover,
Willet, Marbled Godwit, Long-billed Curlew, Eastern Screech-Owl, Eastern
Phoebe, Red-eyed Vireo, American Redstart, Green Heron)
Adams (Burrowing Owl)
Weld (Mountain Plover, Sage Thrasher)
Boulder (Lewis's Woodpecker)
Otero (Snowy Plover)
Clear Creek (Barrow's Goldeneye)
Mesa (American Three-toed Woodpecker)
La Plata (Williamson's Sapsucker)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Jefferson/Douglas Counties
++Yesterday, Merlynn Brown found two adults and a juvenile AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS at Pike National Forest (40 ft/south/Strawberry Jack
Tr/250 yds/southwest/Parkview Tr).
--On 7/8, David Suddjian reported from Chatfield State Park: SEMIPALMATED
PLOVER, 8 WILLETS, 8 MARBLED GODWIT, LONG-BILLED CURLEW, EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL, EASTERN PHOEBES, RED-EYED VIREOS, AMERICAN REDSTARTS & GREEN
HERON (see website for details).  On 7/8, Terry Michaels found:
YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Cross, 6/12).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 7/3, Bruce Cyganowski relocated an OVENBIRD (Suddjian, 6/21) at Deer
Creek Park.
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.

Adams County
++Yesterday, Stevens relocated 11 BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21) along the
DIA Owl Loop.  On 7/8, Chris Rurik reported: two LONG-BILLED CURLEW.  On
7/2, Petrosky relocated a SHORT-EARED OWL (along Queensburg, south of 114th
Avenue).
++Yesterday, Doyle Brewer relocated BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at Rocky
Mountain Arsenal.

Weld County
++Yesterday, John Breitsch reported three MOUNTAIN PLOVER (Chavez, 7/6) at
CR 94 & CR 85.
--On 7/8, Tom Thomson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER at Crow Valley Campground.
On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley Campground.
--On 7/7, Jerry Petrosky found a DICKCISSEL east of Pond 4, Banner Lakes
Wildlife Area.
--On 7/8, Cathy Sheeter found two BONAPARTE'S GULL north of Behrens
Reservoir.  On 7/7, Sheeter found at Behrens Reservoir: DICKCISSEL & three
BONAPARTE'S GULLS (Mlodinow, 6/18).
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Susan Perry relocated two LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Nunes, 5/6) at
Eldorado Mountain Open Space.  On 6/25, Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S
WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/8, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/7, Doug Kibbe relocated two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) northwest of Copeland Lake.
--On 7/6, Al Clark found an OVENBIRD along the border to Walden Ponds &
Sawhill Ponds.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/4, Craig Rasmussen relocated a RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) at the
Mesa South Trail parking lot.
--On 7/2, Al Clark relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) and an EASTERN
PHOEBE (Thompson, 4/7) along Boulder Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/2, Bill Rowe found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS along Ouzel
Falls trail, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/1, Bill Kaempfer found a RED-EYED VIREO at Smith Park, Boulder.

Larimer County
--On 7/8, Dell Nelson relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, Bob Spencer relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at
Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/4, Eddie Bartley relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Mlodinow, 6/15)
at the Alpine Center, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/3, Caroline Olson found ten DUSKY GROUSE along the Cub Lake Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.
--On 7/2, Adrian Johnson relocated three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Waltman, 6/21) at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On
6/29, Robert Beauchamp found three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES at Crystal
Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 6/21, Benson relocated three
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Lefever, 6/9) at Rock Cut pullover, Rocky
Mountain National Park.

El Paso County
--On 7/8, Mel Goff found at Big Johnson Reservoir: a COMMON LOON (Goff,
5/19) & four MARBLED GODWIT.  n 7/4, Leonard & Joy Lake found: BURROWING
OWL.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Pueblo County
--On 7/8, Brandon Percival relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight, 7/5)
at Liberty Point.  On 7/5, Chris Knight reported six CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS.
--On 7/7, Beatty and all relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS & GRACE'S WARBLERS
at Pueblo Mountain Park.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.
--On 7/3, David Suddjian found an AMERICAN REDSTART along the west side
trail at South Platte Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/21, Robb Hinds relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Otero County
++Yesterday, Dylan Hopkins relocated 7 SNOWY PLOVER at Lake Cheraw.  On
7/6, Steve Mlodinow reported: two PIPING PLOVER (Stulp, 5/29) & a
LONG-BILLED CURLEW.

Prowers County
--On 7/8, Jane Stulp relocated four NORTHERN CARDINALS at Lamar Community
College.  On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found: ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.

Kiowa County
--On 7/7, Mike Hudson found 24 LONG-BILLED CURLEW along CR 58, north of Hwy
196.
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found six SNOWY PLOVER at Neegronda Reservoir.

Bent County
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

Logan County
--On 6/28, Bill Kaempfer found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along CR 71, north of
Hwy 138.
--On 6/28, Kaempfer relocated three BELL'S VIREOS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25)
at Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Phillips County
--On 6/28, Kaempfer found a DICKCISSEL along CR 2, east of CR 29.

Sedgwick County
--On 6/28, Sue Riffe found at Julesburg Wildlife Area: two YELLOW-BILLED
CUCKOOS & three FIELD SPARROWS.  On 6/27, Riffe found a GREAT CRESTED
FLYCATCHER.

Yuma County
--On 6/27, Sue Riffe found at Hale Ponds: BELL'S VIREO (Stevens, 6/1), five
RED-EYED VIREO (Mlodinow, 6/17), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Ehlmann, 6/1), four
EASTERN BLUEBIRD, GREEN HERON.
--On 6/24, Petrosky relocated at Beecher Island: GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31) & EASTERN PHOEBE (Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBE
(Mlodinow, 4/5) & GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Mlodinow, 5/23).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Stalker Pond: BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Walbek,
6/1) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, JoAnn Riggle relocated 3 BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) at
Echo Lake.
--On 7/8, David Blue relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at Summit Lake, Mt. Evans Byway.  On 6/28, Randy &
Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Petrosky,
6/5).

Mesa County
++Yesterday, Denise Vollmar found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER on the
Grand Mesa (39.044786,-108.0830669).
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).
--On 6/26, Terry Michaels & all found on the Uncompahgre Plateau: 2
FLAMMULATED OWLS, DUSKY GROUSE & 3+ PURPLE MARTINS (Woodward, 6/7).

La Plata County
++Yesterday, David Dunford relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (Morris, 5/26)
at Haviland Lake.
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Custer County
--On 7/8, Rich Miller saw a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER along Route 67, 0.75
miles north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/7, Diane Beatty found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Lake San Isabel.

Fremont County
--On 7/8, Chris Knight found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Brush Hollow
Wildlife Area.

Hinsdale County
--On 7/8, Gary Koehn found DUSKY GROUSE at Lake San Cristobal.
--On 6/10, Washburn:Simmons found at Slumgullion Pass: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILL & two BOREAL OWL.  NOTE: 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended).

Chaffee County
--On 7/8, D.O. Moore found two BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS at the Buena
Vista Overlook.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)

Jackson County
--On 7/7, Ken Pals relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29) at Lake
John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/23, Stevens & Kosten found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE near the Delaney
Butte Lakes Wildlife Area Lek.
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Ouray County
--On 7/7, Christian Nunes relocated eight BLACK SWIFT (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Delta County
--On 7/7, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, BLM day use
picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Eagle County
--On 7/6, JoAnn Riggle reported a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at Gypsum
Ponds Wildlife Area.

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Garfield County
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.

Archuleta County
--On 7/2, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18) in
Pagosa Springs.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW and BURROWING OWL
(Lundblad, 6/26) along CR 21 (1.4 miles east of Utah).

Gunnison County
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).
--On 6/23, Mlodinow found at the Carpenter Ranch Nature Preserve: five
BOBOLINK (Korte, 6/3).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Gunnison County
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of the reservoir.
--On 6/10, David Suddjian found a GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE along the Lake City
Cutoff Road (near intersection of CR 26 & CR 26A).
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

Directions to birding spots on CoBus website:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society Denver, CO
Contact CoBus/Report Interesting Birds: 303-324-7994
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Subject: Jefferson/Douglas Counties
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 16:13:23 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
Merlynn Brown found adult male and female American Three-toed Woodpeckers
and a fledling at Pike National Forest.  They were 40 feet south of the
Strawberry Jack Trail at 250 yards southwest of the Parkview Trail.

David Suddjian reports from Chatfield State Park:
At the southeast marina sand spit area: Semipalmated Plover, 8 Willet, 8
Marbled Godwit, 1 Long-billed Curlew.

At Plum Creek Delta: Eastern Screech-Owl, Eastern Phoebes, Red-eyed Vireo,
American Redstart, Green Heron

At Kingfisher Bridge area: Eastern Phoebe, 2 Red-eyed Vireos.

Good Birding!

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http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

 


Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, CO
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Subject: Colorado Statewide Bird Trips 7/7 to 7/13/2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 05:56:35 -0600
Hello cobirders,

This week's Statewide Bird Trips include:

Wednesday, July 9
Boulder Bird Club Wednesday Roadrunners

Thursday, July 10
Aiken Audubon Society's Trip for Flammulated Owls

Friday, July 11
Roaring Fork Audubon Society's Trip to Lake Christine

Saturday, July 12
Denver Field Ornithologists Trip to Riverside Cemetery and Platte River
Boulder Community Audubon Society's Trip to Brainard and Long Lakes

Sunday, July 13
Denver Field Ornithologists Trip to Cherry Creek Reservoir
Aiken Audubon Society's Trip Birds, Blooms and Butterflies; Lovell Gulch

See Colorado Birding Society's website for additional details:
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

Good Birding!

Amy Davenport, Secretary, Colorado Birding Society
Denver, CO
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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 9, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 01:40:50 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Without being a member, "cobirders" can be read at:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cobirders/messages

Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
http://coloradobirdingsociety.net16.net

NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Adams (Long-billed Curlew, Burrowing Owl)
Jefferson/Douglas (Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Eastern Phoebe)
Weld (Mountain Plover, Bonaparte's Gull)
Boulder (Bobolink, Winter Wren)
Larimer (Green Heron)
El Paso (Common Loon, Marbled Godwit)
Pueblo (Black-throated Sparrow)
Prowers (Northern Cardinal)
Bent (Common Loon)
Custer (Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)
Chaffee (Black-throated Gray Warbler)
Fremont (Ash-throated Flycatcher)
Hinsdale (Dusky Grouse)
Clear Creek (Brown-capped Rosy Finch)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Adams County
++Yesterday, Chris Rurik reported from the DIA Owl Loop: two LONG-BILLED
CURLEW & BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 3/21).  On 7/2, Petrosky relocated a
SHORT-EARED OWL (along Queensburg, south of 114th Avenue).
--On 7/7, John Breitsch relocated seven BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at
Rocky Mountain Arsenal.
--On 7/1, Terry Michaels found at Rocky Mountain Arsenal: SAGE THRASHER
(Havana Ponds trail) & BURROWING OWL.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
++Yesterday, Terry Michaels found at Chatfield State Park: EASTERN PHOEBE
(plum creek delta, Kibbe, 3/28) & YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Cross, 6/12).
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 7/3, Bruce Cyganowski relocated an OVENBIRD (Suddjian, 6/21) at Deer
Creek Park.
--On 6/30, Terry Michaels relocated the BLUE-WINGED WARBLER (S. Jones,
5/22) at the east end of Welchester Tree Park.
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.
--On 6/25, John Drummond found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Pine
Valley Ranch Park.

Weld County
++Yesterday, Tom Thomson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER at Crow Valley
Campground.  On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow
Valley Campground.
--On 7/7, Jerry Petrosky found a DICKCISSEL east of Pond 4, Banner Lakes
Wildlife Area.
++Yesterday, Cathy Sheeter found two BONAPARTE'S GULL north of Behrens
Reservoir.  On 7/7, Sheeter found at Behrens Reservoir: DICKCISSEL & three
BONAPARTE'S GULLS (Mlodinow, 6/18).
--On 7/6, Mark Chavez found two MOUNTAIN PLOVER at CR 94 & CR 85.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.
--On 7/3, John Drummond found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along Hwy 392,
approximately 1.5 miles south of Hwy 14/Briggsdale.
--On 7/3, Drummond found two DICKCISSEL & two CASSIN'S SPARROWS at Murphy's
Pasture.
--On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated MARBLED GODWIT (Dowell, 6/28) at Lower Latham
Reservoir (CR 48).
--On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated four BURROWING OWL (Kaempfer, 5/4) at the 59
Road Ponds.

Boulder County
++Yesterday, Gwen Moore found two BOBOLINK along Cherryvale Road, 1.0 miles
south of S. Boulder Road.
--On 7/7, Doug Kibbe relocated two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) northwest of Copeland Lake.
--On 7/6, Jacob Hall relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Nunes, 5/6) at Eldorado
Mountain Open Space. On 6/25, Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S WARBLER
(Nunes, 6/2).
--On 7/6, Al Clark found an OVENBIRD along the border to Walden Ponds &
Sawhill Ponds.
--On 7/4, Jacob Hall reported a WINTER WREN at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin
area, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/4, Craig Rasmussen relocated a RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) at the
Mesa South Trail parking lot.
--On 7/2, Al Clark relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) and an EASTERN
PHOEBE (Thompson, 4/7) along Boulder Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/2, Bill Rowe found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS along Ouzel
Falls trail, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/1, Bill Kaempfer found a RED-EYED VIREO at Smith Park, Boulder.

Larimer County
++Yesterday, Dell Nelson relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, Bob Spencer relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at
Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/4, Eddie Bartley relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Mlodinow, 6/15)
at the Alpine Center, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/3, Caroline Olson found ten DUSKY GROUSE along the Cub Lake Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.
--On 7/2, Adrian Johnson relocated three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Waltman, 6/21) at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On
6/29, Robert Beauchamp found three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES at Crystal
Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 6/21, Benson relocated three
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Lefever, 6/9) at Rock Cut pullover, Rocky
Mountain National Park.

El Paso County
++Yesterday, Mel Goff found at Big Johnson Reservoir: a COMMON LOON (Goff,
5/19) & four MARBLED GODWIT.  n 7/4, Leonard & Joy Lake found: BURROWING
OWL.
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Brandon Percival relocated BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS (Knight,
7/5) at Liberty Point.  On 7/5, Chris Knight reported six CURVE-BILLED
THRASHERS.
--On 7/7, Beatty and all relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS & GRACE'S WARBLERS
at Pueblo Mountain Park.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.
--On 7/3, David Suddjian found an AMERICAN REDSTART along the west side
trail at South Platte Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

Douglas County
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/21, Robb Hinds relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Prowers County
++Yesterday, Jane Stulp relocated four NORTHERN CARDINALS at Lamar
Community College.  On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found: ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK.

Kiowa County
--On 7/7, Mike Hudson found 24 LONG-BILLED CURLEW along CR 58, north of Hwy
196.
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found six SNOWY PLOVER at Neegronda Reservoir.

Otero County
--On 7/6, Steve Mlodinow reported from Lake Cheraw: two PIPING PLOVER
(Stulp, 5/29), 58 SNOWY PLOVER & LONG-BILLED CURLEW.

Bent County
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW, a MARBLED GODWIT & COMMON LOON.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Lincoln County
--On 7/7, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near mile
marker 405.

Logan County
--On 6/28, Bill Kaempfer found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along CR 71, north of
Hwy 138.
--On 6/28, Kaempfer relocated three BELL'S VIREOS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25)
at Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Phillips County
--On 6/28, Kaempfer found a DICKCISSEL along CR 2, east of CR 29.

Sedgwick County
--On 6/28, Sue Riffe found at Julesburg Wildlife Area: two YELLOW-BILLED
CUCKOOS & three FIELD SPARROWS.  On 6/27, Riffe found a GREAT CRESTED
FLYCATCHER.

Yuma County
--On 6/27, Sue Riffe found at Hale Ponds: BELL'S VIREO (Stevens, 6/1), five
RED-EYED VIREO (Mlodinow, 6/17), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Ehlmann, 6/1), four
EASTERN BLUEBIRD, GREEN HERON.
--On 6/24, Petrosky relocated at Beecher Island: GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31) & EASTERN PHOEBE (Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBE
(Mlodinow, 4/5) & GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Mlodinow, 5/23).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Stalker Pond: BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Walbek,
6/1) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Custer County
++Yesterday, Rich Miller saw a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER along Route 67,
0.75 miles north of the Custer County Line.
--On 7/7, Diane Beatty found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Lake San Isabel.

Fremont County
++Yesterday, Chris Knight found an ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER at Brush Hollow
Wildlife Area.

Hinsdale County
++Yesterday, Gary Koehn found DUSKY GROUSE at Lake San Cristobal.
--On 6/10, Washburn:Simmons found at Slumgullion Pass: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILL & two BOREAL OWL.  NOTE: 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended).

Clear Creek County
++Yesterday, David Blue relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at Summit Lake, Mt. Evans Byway.  On 6/28, Randy &
Carol Cross found East of Summit Lake: WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Petrosky,
6/5).
--On 7/6, Jacob Hall relocated BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou, 5/23) on Echo
Lake.

Chaffee County
++Yesterday, D.O. Moore found two BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLERS at the Buena
Vista Overlook.
--On 6/11, Phil Vreeman found a BLACK PHOEBE at Sands Lake Wildlife Area.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER near the
eastern closure gate up Cottonwood Pass.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)

Mesa County
--On 7/7, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).
--On 7/3, Kaempfer found fifteen PINYON JAYS along Baxter Pass Road.
--On 7/3, Kaempfer relocated a GREEN HERON at Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 6/26, Terry Michaels & all found on the Uncompahgre Plateau: 2
FLAMMULATED OWLS, DUSKY GROUSE & 3+ PURPLE MARTINS (Woodward, 6/7).

Jackson County
--On 7/7, Ken Pals relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29) at Lake
John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Charles Hundertmark found four MARBLED GODWIT & eight WILLET at
Eighteen Islands Reservoir.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/23, Stevens & Kosten found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE near the Delaney
Butte Lakes Wildlife Area Lek.
--On 6/22, Mlodinow found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE at Arapaho National
Wildlife Refuge (auto tour).
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Ouray County
--On 7/7, Christian Nunes relocated eight BLACK SWIFT (Walbek, 6/8) at Box
Canyon Falls.

Delta County
--On 7/7, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, BLM day use
picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Eagle County
--On 7/6, JoAnn Riggle reported a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at Gypsum
Ponds Wildlife Area.

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Garfield County
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.

La Plata County
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Archuleta County
--On 7/2, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18) in
Pagosa Springs.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW and BURROWING OWL
(Lundblad, 6/26) along CR 21 (1.4 miles east of Utah).

Gunnison County
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).
--On 6/23, Mlodinow found at the Carpenter Ranch Nature Preserve: five
BOBOLINK (Korte, 6/3).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Gunnison County
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of the reservoir.
--On 6/10, David Suddjian found a GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE along the Lake City
Cutoff Road (near intersection of CR 26 & CR 26A).
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

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Subject: Chatfield State Park Jefferson/Douglas Counties
From: "Terry Michaels tmcolorado AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 17:53:20 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Summer resident birds are busy raising young at Chatfield State Park. House 
Wrens, Broad tailed Hummingbirds, Yellow breasted Chats, Spotted Towhees. 
Swallows. At least one Eastern Phoebe is still at Plum Creek delta. I could not 
find a nest. Yellow billed Cuckoo south of Kingfisher bridge, no nest found 
there either. A Least Flycatcher was along the east side of the Platte and 
south of Kingfisher bridge. 


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Denver, CO
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Subject: Adams/Denver, Weld, Boulder, Pueblo, Prowers, Chaffee, Fremont, Bent and Larimer Counties
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 15:43:04 -0600
Hello cobirders,

Adams/Denver Counties
Chris Rurik found two Long-billed Curlew and relocated Burrowing Owls
(Stevens, 3/21) along the DIA Owl Loop.

Weld County
Gwen Moore relocated two Bonaparte's Gulls (Mlodinow, 6/18) just north of
Behrens Reservoir.

Boulder County
Gwen Moore found two Bobolink along Cherryvale Road, at 1.0 miles south of
S. Boulder Road.

Pueblo County
Brandon Percival relocated two Black-throated Sparrows (Knight, 7/5) at
Libery Point, Pueblo West area.

Prowers County
Jane Stulp relocated four Northern Cardinals at Lamar Community College.

Chaffee County
D. Moore found two Black-throated Gray Warblers at the Buena Vista Overlook.

Fremont County
Chris Knight found three Ash-throated Flycatchers at Brush Hollow Wildlife
Area.

Bent County
On 7/6, Mlodinow found a Common Loon at John Martin Reservoir.

Larimer County
On 7/4, Jacob Hall found a Winter Wren at Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin area of
Rocky Mountain National Park.

Good Birding!

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Subject: Colorado Rare Bird Alert for July 8, 2014
From: "Amy Davenport cobussec AT gmail.com [cobirders]" <cobirders-noreply@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 05:32:59 -0600
Hello cobirders,

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Report Uncommon Birds at:
303-324-7994 or
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NOTE: Reports do not confirm sightings.  Choose to chase at your own risk
and expense.!
NOTE: With the many reports coming in daily this spring, RBA will reflect
daily sightings, not long term sightings, visit everyday!

Reports added for today:
Boulder (American Three-toed Woodpecker)
Weld (Dickcissel, Bonaparte's Gull)
Adams (Burrowing Owl)
Pueblo (Acorn Woodpecker, Grace's Warbler)
Kiowa (Long-billed Curlew)
Lincoln (Burrowing Owl)
Mesa (Burrowing Owl)
Jackson (Red-necked Grebe)
Ouray (Black Swift)
Delta (Chukar)
Custer (Williamson's Sapsucker)
Custer (Williamson's Sapsucker)
Garfield (Northern Pygmy-Owl, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Boreal Owl)

FRONT RANGE NORTHERN COLORADO
Boulder County
++Yesterday, Doug Kibbe relocated two AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS
(Stevens, 4/8) northwest of Copeland Lake.
--On 7/6, Al Clark found an OVENBIRD along the border to Walden Ponds &
Sawhill Ponds.
--On 7/4, Craig Rasmussen relocated a RED-EYED VIREO (Nunes, 6/2) at the
Mesa South Trail parking lot.
--On 7/2, Al Clark relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Gent, 5/31) and an EASTERN
PHOEBE (Thompson, 4/7) along Boulder Creek west of 75th Street.
--On 7/2, Bill Rowe found three AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS along Ouzel
Falls trail, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/1, Bill Kaempfer found a RED-EYED VIREO at Smith Park, Boulder.
 --On 6/29, Rob Batchelder relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKER (Nunes, 5/6) at
Eldorado Mountain Open Space. On 6/25, Christian Nunes relocated a GRACE'S
WARBLER (Nunes, 6/2).
--On 6/29, Batchelder relocated two BOBOLINK (Nunes, 5/15) at the
Cherryvale Open Space.
--On 6/29, Kat Bradley-Bennett relocated a COMMON LOON (Bradley-Bennett,
5/24) at Boulder Reservoir.
--On 6/28, Bryan Guarente relocated BOBOLINK (Kaempfer, 5/18) at McCall
Lake.

Weld County
++Yesterday, Jerry Petrosky found a DICKCISSEL east of Pond 4, Banner Lakes
Wildlife Area.
++Yesterday, Cathy Sheeter found at Behrens Reservoir: DICKCISSEL & three
BONAPARTE'S GULLS (Mlodinow, 6/18).
--On 7/6, Mark Chavez found two MOUNTAIN PLOVER at CR 94 & CR 85.
--On 7/5, Bartley relocated CASSIN'S SPARROW (Henson, 5/7) along CR
100/west/CR 77.
--On 7/4, Candice Johnson found a MOUNTAIN PLOVER & CASSIN'S SPARROWS west
of CR 61, north of CR 104.
--On 7/3, John Drummond found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along Hwy 392,
approximately 1.5 miles south of Hwy 14/Briggsdale.
--On 7/3, Drummond found two DICKCISSEL & two CASSIN'S SPARROWS at Murphy's
Pasture.
--On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated MARBLED GODWIT (Dowell, 6/28) at Lower Latham
Reservoir (CR 48).
--On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Crow Valley
Campground.
--On 7/2, Mlodinow relocated four BURROWING OWL (Kaempfer, 5/4) at the 59
Road Ponds.

Adams County
++Yesterday, John Breitsch relocated seven BURROWING OWLS (Stevens, 5/7) at
Rocky Mountain Arsenal.
--On 7/6, Petrosky relocated BURROWING OWLS (3.4 miles east of Tower Road &
96th Avenue) along the DIA Owl Loop.  On 7/2, Petrosky relocated a
SHORT-EARED OWL (along Queensburg, south of 114th Avenue).
--On 7/2, Doug Kibbe and Jerry Petrosky (separately) found MARBLED GODWIT &
WILLETS at the pond along Tower Road, north of 96th Avenue.
--On 7/1, Terry Michaels found at Rocky Mountain Arsenal: SAGE THRASHER
(Havana Ponds trail) & BURROWING OWL.

Pueblo County
++Yesterday, Beatty and all relocated two ACORN WOODPECKERS & GRACE'S
WARBLERS at Pueblo Mountain Park.
--On 7/5, Chris Knight reported three BLACK-THROATED SPARROWS & six
CURVE-BILLED THRASHERS at Liberty Point.
--On 7/4, Chris Knight found a GREEN HERON along the Goodnight Trail, below
Pueblo City Park.

Larimer County
--On 7/6, John Shenot relocated a singing EASTERN WOOD-PEWEE (Mammoser,
6/26) along the Poudre River Trail, near the sign for the Cattail Chorus
Natural Area.
--On 7/5, Bob Spencer relocated WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Lefever, 6/9) at
Medicine Bow Curve, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/5, David Wade relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at Lee Martinez Park.
--On 7/4, Eddie Bartley relocated BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCH (Mlodinow, 6/15)
at the Alpine Center, Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/3, Caroline Olson found ten DUSKY GROUSE along the Cub Lake Trail,
Rocky Mountain National Park.
--On 7/2, Kevin Keirn relocated a GREEN HERON (Korner, 5/28) at Running
Deer Natural Area.
--On 7/2, Stevens found along the Zimmerman Lake Loop Trail: two AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKERS (Stevens, 6/19) and two WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS.
--On 7/2, Adrian Johnson relocated three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Waltman, 6/21) at Lava Cliffs pullover, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On
6/29, Robert Beauchamp found three BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES at Crystal
Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park.  On 6/21, Benson relocated three
BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES (Lefever, 6/9) at Rock Cut pullover, Rocky
Mountain National Park.
--On 7/1, Gary Lefko found a DICKCISSEL at Wellington Wildlife Area.
--On 6/30, Becky Keller found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER along the Lily Lake
trail.
--On 6/24, Krit Adirek relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL at spring canyon
Community Park.

Arapahoe County
--On 7/6, Jerry Petrosky relocated an EASTERN SCREECH-OWL (Sheeter, 7/5) at
Cherry Creek State Park (Shop Creek to Lake).  Jerry Petrosky relocated one
BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (Stevens, 5/9) east of the State Park ranger's
office.
--On 7/3, David Suddjian found an AMERICAN REDSTART along the west side
trail at South Platte Park.

Huerfano County
--On 7/6, Glenn Walbek & Loch Kilpatrick found at Santa Clara Creek:
HEPATIC TANAGERS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/9), LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS & a PINYON
JAY.

El Paso County
--On 7/4, Leonard & Joy Lake found at Big Johnson Reservoir: COMMON LOON
(Goff, 5/19) & BURROWING OWL.  On 7/2, Mark Peterson found: 142 MARBLED
GODWIT, LONG-BILLED CURLEW, three WILLETS & LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL
(Peterson, 6/1).
--On 7/4, Rob Batchelder relocated OVENBIRDS (Gordon, 5/17) at Blodgett
Peak Open Space.

Jefferson/Douglas Counties
--On 7/3, Jerry Petrosky found at Reynolds Park: AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER, WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER & DUSKY GROUSE (see website for
details).  On 7/1, Merlynn Brown found an adult male AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER at Reynolds Park (Eagle's View Trail, 150 ft/south/Oxen Draw &
Raven's Roost Tr).
--On 7/3, Bruce Cyganowski relocated an OVENBIRD (Suddjian, 6/21) at Deer
Creek Park.
--On 6/30, Terry Michaels relocated the BLUE-WINGED WARBLER (S. Jones,
5/22) at the east end of Welchester Tree Park.
--On 6/28, Chris Rurik relocated WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS (Petrosky, 3/25)
at Genesee Mountain Park.
--On 6/25, John Drummond found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at Pine
Valley Ranch Park.

Douglas County
--On 7/2, Terry Michaels relocated BURROWING OWLS (Kibbe, 4/2) along
Roxborough Road, south of Titan Road.
--On 7/1, Mary O'Connor found an OVENBIRD at Roxborough State Park.
--On 6/21, Robb Hinds relocated BOBOLINK (Stringer, 5/31) south of the
Winkler Ranch entrance, south of Castlewood Canyon State Park.
--On 6/17, Mel Goff found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Hwy 67 & Rampart
Range Road. On 6/16, Stevens relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Hwy 67 & Rampart Range Road.

SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO
Kiowa County
++Yesterday, Mike Hudson found 24 LONG-BILLED CURLEW along CR 58, north of
Hwy 196.
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found six SNOWY PLOVER at Neegronda Reservoir.

Otero County
--On 7/6, Steve Mlodinow reported from Lake Cheraw: two PIPING PLOVER
(Stulp, 5/29), 58 SNOWY PLOVER & LONG-BILLED CURLEW.

Prowers County
--On 7/5, Greg Goodrich found at Lamar Community College: ROSE-BREASTED
GROSBEAK & two NORTHERN CARDINALS.

Bent County
--On 7/6, Mlodinow found at John Martin Reservoir: two PIPING PLOVER,
twenty one LONG-BILLED CURLEW & a MARBLED GODWIT.

Baca County
--On 7/2, Janeal Thompson reported a SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER at Walsh
(prairiestarflower(at)gmail.com) to arrange a visit)
--On 6/28, Glenn Walbek found at Picture Canyon: two PAINTED BUNTINGS
(Nunes, 5/10), four BURROWING OWLS and four CASSIN'S SPARROWS.
--On 6/28, Walbek found along CR G, east of CR 18: two BURROWING OWLS &
fourteen CASSIN'S SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/19).

NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
Lincoln County
++Yesterday, Diane Thomas found a BURROWING OWL along highway 287, near
mile marker 405.

Logan County
--On 6/28, Bill Kaempfer found an UPLAND SANDPIPER along CR 71, north of
Hwy 138.
--On 6/28, Kaempfer relocated three BELL'S VIREOS (Washburn:Simmons, 5/25)
at Red Lion Wildlife Area.
--On 6/26, Petrosky relocated a Greater Prairie-Chicken at the southern
section of Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area.
--On 6/21, Petrosky found at Tamarack Ranch Wildlife Area: BELL'S VIREO
(Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Walbek, 5/25), RED-BELLIED
WOODPECKERS, BALTIMORE ORIOLES (Washburn:Simmons, 5/13), NORTHERN CARDINAL,
GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Larson, 5/30), FIELD SPARROWS & EASTERN
SCREECH-OWL.

Phillips County
--On 6/28, Kaempfer found a DICKCISSEL along CR 2, east of CR 29.

Sedgwick County
--On 6/28, Sue Riffe found at Julesburg Wildlife Area: two YELLOW-BILLED
CUCKOOS & three FIELD SPARROWS.  On 6/27, Riffe found a GREAT CRESTED
FLYCATCHER.

Yuma County
--On 6/27, Sue Riffe found at Hale Ponds: BELL'S VIREO (Stevens, 6/1), five
RED-EYED VIREO (Mlodinow, 6/17), YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO (Ehlmann, 6/1), four
EASTERN BLUEBIRD, GREEN HERON.
--On 6/24, Petrosky relocated at Beecher Island: GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31) & EASTERN PHOEBE (Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/31).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Wray Fishing Unit: EASTERN PHOEBE
(Mlodinow, 4/5) & GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER (Mlodinow, 5/23).
--On 6/23, Petrosky relocated at Stalker Pond: BALTIMORE ORIOLE (Walbek,
6/1) & NORTHERN CARDINAL.

MOUNTAINS AND WESTERN COLORADO
Mesa County
++Yesterday, Bill & Gayle Hill found two BOREAL OWLS on the Grand Mesa (1.1
miles south of the Spruce Grove Campgrounds).
--On 7/4, Kaempfer relocated SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/28) at
Cactus Park.
--On 7/4, Ronda Woodward found on the Grand Mesa (39.0293191,-108.0374908):
DUSKY GROUSE & AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/3, Bill Kaempfer found SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Gwen Moore, 6/29) along U
1.5 Road, west of CR 4.  On 6/29, Gwen Moore found along the Gravel Road,
East of Utah, North of CR 2: two SCOTT'S ORIOLES (Walbek, 6/6).
--On 7/3, Kaempfer found fifteen PINYON JAYS along Baxter Pass Road.
--On 7/3, Kaempfer relocated a GREEN HERON at Connected Lakes State Park.
--On 6/26, Terry Michaels & all found on the Uncompahgre Plateau: 2
FLAMMULATED OWLS, DUSKY GROUSE & 3+ PURPLE MARTINS (Woodward, 6/7).

Jackson County
++Yesterday, Ken Pals relocated two RED-NECKED GREBE (Wright, 5/29) at Lake
John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Lee Farrell found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE at the northeast
corner of Lake John Wildlife Area.
--On 6/29, Charles Hundertmark found four MARBLED GODWIT & eight WILLET at
Eighteen Islands Reservoir.
--On 6/26, Stevens and all relocated four BOREAL OWLS in the Colorado State
Forest (one young in a nesting box).
--On 6/25, Stevens and all found at Teller City Ghost Town: AMERICAN
THREE-TOED WOODPECKER (Stevens, 5/19), NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, 2 DUSKY GROUSE.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated a BOREAL OWL at Rangers Lakes.
--On 6/24, Stevens & all relocated an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER north
of the Colorado State Forest Visitor's Center.
--On 6/23, Stevens & Kosten found two GREATER SAGE GROUSE near the Delaney
Butte Lakes Wildlife Area Lek.
--On 6/22, Mlodinow found three GREATER SAGE GROUSE at Arapaho National
Wildlife Refuge (auto tour).
--On 6/22, Stevens relocated a BOREAL OWL south of the Crags Campgrounds.
--On 6/20, Stevens & Kosten found a FLAMMULATED OWL & BOREAL OWL in the
Colorado State Forest (Up Ruby Jewell Road, within 0.4 miles of Michigan
Creek Road).

Ouray County
++Yesterday, Christian Nunes relocated eight BLACK SWIFT (Walbek, 6/8) at
Box Canyon Falls.

Delta County
++Yesterday, Dennis Garrison found CHUKAR at the Pleasure Park, BLM day use
picnic tables.
--On 7/6, Bill & Gayle Hill relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Cooper, 4/23) at
the Eckert Presbyterian Church.
--On 6/28, Carl Lundblad found at Escalante Canyon: BLACK PHOEBE (Stevens,
3/29), ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER & two PLUMBEOUS VIREO.
--On 6/20, Riley Morris found four PURPLE MARTIN at Grand Mesa South (mile
marker 23).

Custer County
++Yesterday, Diane Beatty found a WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER at Lake San Isabel.

Eagle County
--On 7/6, JoAnn Riggle reported a LEAST FLYCATCHER (Riggle, 7/1) at Gypsum
Ponds Wildlife Area.

Teller County
--On 7/6, David Tonnessen found two WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS at Mueller
State Park.

Garfield County
--On 7/6, Stevens:Ehlmann found along Hack Creek: NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL &
AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER.
--On 7/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a BOREAL OWL at White Owl Lake and a
FLAMMULATED OWL along the White Owl Lake Trail.
--On 7/3, the Ehlmanns relocated four BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Riggle, 6/28) at
Bison Lake.


Hinsdale County
--On 7/6, Eric DeFonso found four AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN at Brown Lakes
Wildlife Area (probable first county record).
--On 6/10, Washburn:Simmons found at Slumgullion Pass: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILL & two BOREAL OWL.  NOTE: 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended).

Clear Creek County
--On 7/3, Cathy Sheeter relocated two BROWN-CAPPED ROSY FINCHES
(Stevens:Ehlmann, 5/27) at Summit Lake, Mt. Evans Byway.  On 6/28, Randy &
Carol Cross found along the Mt. Evans Byway: East of Summit Lake:
WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (Petrosky, 6/5).  two BARROW'S GOLDENEYES (Tillou,
5/23) on Echo Lake.

La Plata County
--On 7/3, Ben Bailey relocated three LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS near Huck Finn
Pond in Durango.
--On 6/21, David Dunford relocated ACORN WOODPECKERS at Wildcat Canyon.

Archuleta County
--On 7/2, Ben Bailey relocated twenty LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS (Bailey, 4/18) in
Pagosa Springs.

Moffat County
--On 7/2, Bryan & Sue Ehlmann and Rebecca Kosten found at Black Mountain:
FLAMMULATED OWL, WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL, NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, & two PURPLE
MARTIN.

Rio Blanco County
--On 7/1, Carl Lundblad found SAGEBRUSH SPARROW and BURROWING OWL
(Lundblad, 6/26) along CR 21 (1.4 miles east of Utah).

Gunnison County
--On 6/30, Dennis Garrison found a PURPLE MARTIN at the traditional tree
near mile 11, Kebler Pass Road.

Routt County
--On 6/27, Stevens and all found along Forest Road 550: two WHITE-WINGED
CROSSBILLS (2.1 miles northeast of CR 129) & three DUSKY GROUSE (near Trail
1149.1B).
--On 6/23, Mlodinow found at the Carpenter Ranch Nature Preserve: five
BOBOLINK (Korte, 6/3).

San Juan County
--On 6/26, Adrian Johnson found three PURPLE MARTIN along Old Lime Creek
Road.

Montezuma County
--On 6/13, Washburn:Simmons relocated PURPLE MARTIN (Nick Moore, 6/4) at
Jersey Jim Flats.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated LEAST BITTERN (Nick Moore, 6/5) at
Denny Lake.
--On 6/12, Washburn:Simmons relocated a BLACK PHOEBE (Mlodinow, 6/6) at
Narraquinnep Reservoir.
--On 6/11, Washburn:Simmons found at Yellow Jacket Canyon: three LUCY'S
WARBLER (Courtney, 4/12), SUMMER TANAGER (Mlodinow, 6/5), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROW (Mlodinow, 6/5) and GRAY VIREO.

Gunnison County
--On 6/12, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER at
Lakeview Campgrounds, east of the reservoir.
--On 6/10, David Suddjian found a GUNNISON SAGE-GROUSE along the Lake City
Cutoff Road (near intersection of CR 26 & CR 26A).
--On 5/10, Scott Baron relocated two or three AMERICAN THREE-TOED
WOODPECKER (Stevens, 4/5) north of hwy 50, at Monarch Ski Area Rest Stop.

Chaffee County
--On 6/11, Phil Vreeman found a BLACK PHOEBE at Sands Lake Wildlife Area.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann found an AMERICAN THREE-TOED WOODPECKER near the
eastern closure gate up Cottonwood Pass.
--On 6/10, Stevens:Ehlmann relocated LEWIS'S WOODPECKERS in Buena Vista
(see Colorado Birding Society's website for details & map)..

Mineral County
--On 6/9, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons found a BLACK SWIFT at the west side
of Wolf Creek Pass.

Alamosa County
--On 6/7, Washburn:Simmons found one BLACK SWIFT at Zapata Falls.

Conejos County
--On 6/5, Jacob Washburn & Ray Simmons relocated at the San Luis Hills
(John James Canyon):  SAGEBRUSH SPARROWS (Stevens, 4/18), BLACK-THROATED
SPARROWS and SAGE THRASHERS.

Custer County
--On 6/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found two NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWLS at South Creek
Trail.
--On 6/5, Stevens:Ehlmann found a FLAMMULATED OWL at Davenport Campgrounds.

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