Paul Neldner; As far as we know...we are the first to observe the female. The CFO group from two days prior saw only the male.
Species, Date, Time and Location Information
Duration (total time in view):
N 37 deg. 09 ' 32"410', W 104 deg. 36' 10"W. 8/10s of a mile west of mile marker 65, St. Hwy 12
Pinyon Juniper with some Ponderosa pine
swarovski 8.5X42 Binoculars and 500 MM telephoto lens
very good light, slight overcast
Description of the Bird
Grayish ariculars, stout blackish bill with gray base. Bright throat and forehead, grayish flanks
Behaviors: Was chasing and following male of same species
Call: None heard
Similar Species Discussion
Male of same species was seen in the same tree at the same time.
Sibley's Guide to Birds of North America
None with female
Notes made DURING observation
Date Documentation Submitted
5/20/2012 8:44:00 PM
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