Documentation of Common Redpoll

Observer Information

Reporter:  Mario Davalos   
Other Observers:  Tanya Miller from Trail Wise Guides.; I am.

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Common Redpoll
First Date/Time:  12/30/2012
Last Date/Time:  12/30/2012
Duration (total time in view):  5 hours
County:  Eagle
Specific Location:  A feeder located on a private home
Number:  1
Age:  Unknown
Sex:  Female
Plumage:  Other/Unknown


Border boreal forest

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  Canon 70-200mm 2.8 IS II lens + 2X TC
Distance:  5 ft
Light:  The bird was observed for 5 hours in every possible position towards the sun.

Description of the Bird

A lone individual was observed in a feeder near Tennessee Pass. It share the space with dozens of pine grosbeaks and gray-crowned rosy-finches. I am attaching a photo for plumage details.
Behaviors: The bird seemed calmes and tranquil among the other birds. It was the second observation in two days and it was not present at the feeder 3 days later when I went back.
Call: N/A
Plumage: N/A

Similar Species Discussion

I used a field guide (iBird Pro for iPHone)

Resources Used

I used a field guide (iBird Pro for iPHone)

Previous Experience

Non previous experience


Notes made DURING observation

Additional Information

Time: 7:00am - 12:00pm
Elevation: unknown
Other Dates: The bird was present on the feeder a day before my observation, but was not present the day after or when I went back on thursday january 3rd.
Nearest Town: Tennessee Pass
Independent Observers: I am.

Materials Available

Photographer: Mario Davalos

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Date Documentation Submitted

1/6/2013 6:30:00 PM
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