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Contact:  coloradobirder@yahoo.com

Come view the fabulous wintering raptors of northwest Weld County's "Raptor Alley".  Meet at the, now closed, Nunn Cafe on south side of Nunn along Hwy 85 (across from east grain elevators).  Main routes to Nunn are:

  1. I-25N to Wellington to Larimer CR 64E (aka Nunn Road aka Weld CR 100)
  2. Hwy 85N from Greeley to Nunn
  3. I-25N to Hwy 14E to Ault to Hwy 85N to Nunn.

"Raptor Alley" Trip (2017-2018) reporting:

September 17 - 20 raptors

"Raptor Alley" Trip (2016-2017) reporting:

October 31 - 28 raptors

November 14 - 42 raptors

November 21 - 51 raptors

December 12 - 48 raptors

January 16 (2017) - 56 raptors

January 29 (2017) - 12 raptors

February 25 (2017) - 44 raptors

"Raptor Alley" Trip (2015-2016) reporting:

·         December 6 - 65 raptors

·         November 8 - 66 raptors

·         October 25 - 52 raptors

·         October 17 - 56 raptors

·         October 14 - 22 raptors

"Raptor Alley" Trip (2014-2015) reporting:

·         October 20 - 39 raptors

·         November 2 - 39 raptors

·         November 22 - 66 raptors

"Raptor Alley" (2013-2014) "Raptor Alley" reporting:

·         October 13 - 25 raptors

·         October 26 - 30 raptors

·         December 1 - 47 raptors

·         December 15 - 43 raptors

·         January 11 - 57 raptors

·         February 23 - 45 raptors

"Raptors" seen along "Raptor Alley":

·         Turkey Vulture (Summer)

·         Bald Eagle (Common, Winter)

·         Northern Harrier (Common, Year Round)

·         Sharp-shinned Hawk (Uncommon, Year Round)

·         Cooper's Hawk (Uncommon, Year Round)

·         Broad-winged Hawk (Rare, Migration)

·         Swainson's Hawk (Common, Summer)

·         Red-tailed Hawk (Common, Year Round)

·         Rough-legged Hawk (Common, Winter)

·         Ferruginous Hawk (Common, Year Round)

·         Golden Eagle (Common, Year Round)

·         Barn Owl (Rare)

·         Eastern Screech-Owl (Rare)

·         Great Horned Owl (Common, Year Round)

·         Snowy Owl (Rare, Winter)

·         Burrowing Owl (Common, Summer)

·         Long-eared Owl (Rare)

·         Short-eared Owl (Rare, Winter)

·         American Kestrel (Common, Year Round)

·         Merlin (Uncommon, Winter)

·         Gyrfalcon (Very Rare, Winter)

·         Peregrine Falcon (Rare, Migration)

·         Prairie Falcon (Uncommon, Year Round)

Thanks Gary (coloradobirder@yahoo.com)

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Gary Lefko
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Northwest Weld County, Nunn, United States
Date start10.28.2017 08:30
Date end10.28.2017 14:00
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