Your Guide to Birding

in Broomfield County

County Map Broomfield County
Author(s):  Barry Gingrich, Eric Zorawowicz
County Seat: Broomfield
Size: 33.6 square miles
Low Elevation: 5,008 ft. - Across from LUNA reservoir
High Elevation: 5,840 ft. - Hwy 128 at Indiana
Best Birds: Brant, McCown's Longspur
Checklist: Broomfield County Checklist
Introduction: Broomfield is the newest of Colorado's sixty-four counties and is situated just north of Denver. It is bordered by Jefferson, Adams, Weld and Boulder counties. Birding areas are few and consist of small reservoirs, residential feeders, and some farmland that is rapidly disappearing.

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Birding Sites

Broomfield Farmland
Habitat: Grassland/Prairie
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Broomfield Nature Area
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Marsh, Lowland Riparian, Urban/Suburban
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Brunner Reservoir
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Urban/Suburban
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Farmer's Pond on 104th St.
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir
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Glasser Reservoir
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir
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Plaster Reservoir
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Marsh, Lowland Riparian
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Tom Frost Reservoir
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Marsh, Grassland/Prairie, Urban/Suburban
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CBRC Accepted Records from Broomfield County

SpeciesAccession No.Date(s)
Brant (Black)2003-096 12/13/2003 - 2/24/2004
Tundra Swan2005-124 11/17/2005
Short-billed Dowitcher2006-070 5/18/2006
Parasitic Jaeger2004-059 10/31/2004
Iceland Gull2012-006 1/14/2012
Iceland Gull2013-093 01/26/2013
Clark's Nutcracker2005-004 1/20/2005
Varied Thrush2004-090 12/3/2004
Common Redpoll2013-057 12/15/2012
Palm Warbler2016-101 11/18/2016
Blue Grosbeak2007-14316 May 2007