Documentation of Bonaparte's Gull

Observer Information

Reporter:  Clem Dabrowski   
Other Observers:  none; yes

Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Bonaparte's Gull
First Date/Time:  4/12/2013
Last Date/Time: 
Duration (total time in view):  15min
County:  Boulder
Specific Location:  Golden ponds nature area,first pond.
Number:  3
Age:  Unknown
Sex:  Unknown
Plumage:  Other/Unknown

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  10x bins
Distance:  200ft
Light:  good

Description of the Bird

medium size hooded gull, black bill, yellow-orange legs white leading edge wing patch in primaries, light grey mantle.
Behaviors: swimming on pond with occasional flights
Call: not heard
Plumage: adult breeding

Similar Species Discussion

see description

Resources Used

field guide

Previous Experience

15 years birding


Notes made AFTER observation

Additional Information

Time: 10:00
Other Dates:
Nearest Town: Longmont
Independent Observers: yes

Materials Available

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Date Documentation Submitted

4/23/2013 9:09:00 PM