Birdnet Hotline Highlights

November 20

 Review Species Reported this month:
Red-necked Grebe  Davis Co.

    Black Scoter  Davis Co.
    Zone-tailed Hawk  Washington Co.
    Little Gull  Davis Co.
    Brown Thrasher  Grand Co.


Ben Bright (28 Nov 2014) - [Bear River MBR] - 28 species seen:
   -- Canada Goose, Tundra Swan, Gadwall, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged, Canvasback, Redhead, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Ruddy Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Eared Grebe, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Rough-legged Hawk, American Coot, American Avocet, Greater Yellowlegs, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Common Raven, Marsh Wren, Song Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Red-winged Blackbird

Mike Hearell (27 Nov 2014) - [Willard Bay] - Red-breasted Merganser

Ryan O'Donnell (17 Nov 2014) - [Rabbit and Owl Springs] - 13 species:
   --  Golden Eagle, Long-eared Owl,... Northern Shrike,...  Bewick's Wren,...

Mike Fish (2 Nov 2014) - [ATK Test Area] - 9 species total:
   -- Chukar, Golden Eagle, Merlin, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon), House Finch

Dickson Smith (1 Nov 2014) - [Brigham City] - 12 species total:
   -- Sharp-shinned Hawk, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Western Screech-Owl, Steller's Jay, Western Scrub-Jay, Mountain Chickadee, American Robin, Spotted Towhee, Dark-eyed Junco, Pine Siskin,
Lesser Goldfinch, House Sparrow


Ryan O'Donnell (26 Nov 2014) [Lesser Black-backed Gull at the Logan Landfill]  "Seemed very dark-mantled, with low contrast between wingtips and mantle color, and relatively small apical spots in the wings. Molting outer primaries..."

Andrew Durso (26 Nov 2014) - [159 1/2 N 200 W, Logan] - Cackling Goose

Cullen Clark (25 Nov 2014)  A type 1 Evening Grosbeak call was heard in Cullen Clark's front yard in Richmond, where a male and female were discovered.

Cullen Clark (11 Nov 2014) - [Thomas Edison] - 30 Gray Partridge.

Mike Taylor (10 Nov 2014) [Juniper Titmousel at Steel Canyon]  First identified by sound, then saw 2 of 4 individuals in one location near county line and saw fifth further east

Mike Fish (8 Nov 2014) [Bushtitsl at Steel Canyon]  "Saw 5 together at one time. I believe there were more than five in the area. The birds were constantly moving around and were hanging around with several chickadees. I had good views of the Bushtit for several minutes but wasn't able to capture many good photos."

Ryan O'Donnell (4 Nov 2014) [Herring Gull at Logan Landfill]  "Third-cycle, I think, or possibly early fourth. Expected subspecies in this continent. Vega Herring Gull eliminated by bright pale yellow eye and pale mantle. European Herring Gull eliminated by pale mantle."

Mike Taylor (4 Nov 2014) - [Canal Trail] - 5 species total:
   -- Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Pacific Wren, European Starling

Mike Taylor (1 Nov 2014) [Wilson's Warbler at Island Drive]  "Saw it twice about 5 min apart for a few minutes each time; first without binoculars then with. Bright yellow"


Cullen Clark (28 Nov 2014) - (Soldier Creek Coal Mine] - 6 species total:
    --  Steller's Jay, Western Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Mountain Chickadee, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (Hepburn's), Black Rosy-Finch


Logan Smith (29 Nov 2014) - [Garr Ranch] - Hermit Thrush, Gray Catbird

Shyloh Robinson (20 Nov 014) - [Farmington Bay WMA] - 46 species:...Canvasback,... SANDERLING, Bonaparte's Gull,...Thayer's Gull,...

Billy Fennimore (20 Nov 2014) - [1700 S 4000 W] - SWAMP SPARROW

Mike Hearell (17 Nov 2014) - [Antelope Island Causeway] -  Surf Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Loggerhead Shrike

Ryan O'Donnell (15 Nov 2014) - [Antelope Island Causeway] - Two Black Scoters with female-type plumage (adult female or immature of unknown sex).  "Both individuals spent most of the time sleeping when we observed them, making identification difficult. Only when they briefly raised their heads to stretch were we able to confidently make the identification."

Joel Beyer (15 Nov 2014) - [Antelope Island Causeway] - Little Gull. The Little Gull was flying and feeding along the causeway (mile marker 2 to 3) from 12:30 to 1:30, when we left.

Bryant Olsen (13 Nov 2014) - [Antelope Island Causeway] - 25 species total:
   -- Tundra Swan, ..., White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter,...Rough-legged Hawk, American Avocet... Dunlin,... Lesser Black-backed Gull,...

Shyloh Robinson (3 Nov 2014) - [Farmington Bay WMA] - 44 species total:...White-faced Ibis,...Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs, STILT SANDPIPER, Bonaparte's Gull,...

Michael Lester (2 Nov 2014) - [Bountiful Pond] - 27 species total:... Red-necked Grebe,... Orange-crowned Warbler,  Wilson's Warbler,... Lincoln's Sparrow, ...

Shyloh Robinson
(1 Nov 2014) - [Legacy Parkway, Centerville/Farmington] - 13 species total:
   -- ..., Merlin (Prairie), Loggerhead Shrike, Northern Shrike, ... American Tree Sparrow, ...


Brian Maxfield (5 Nov 2014) - [Anthro Divide] - 7 species total:
   -- Greater Sage-Grouse, Golden Eagle, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Horned Lark,  American Pipit, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch


Keeli Marvel (9 Nov 2014) - [Huntington Lake] - Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Redhead, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, American Coot, Northern Flicker, Mountain Bluebird, American Robin, European Starling, Brown-headed Cowbird, House Sparrow


Ryan McDermot (28 Nov 2014) - [Burr Trail Road] - 7 species:
   -- Pinyon Jay, Western Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee,
Juniper Titmouse, Dark-eyed Junco


Stephen Heinrich (29 Nov 2014) - [Professor Valley] - Red-naped Sapsucker, Loggerhead Shrike

Billy Fennimore (26 Nov 2014) - [Moab] - 16 species total:
   --  Eurasian Collared-Dove, White-winged Dove, Downy Woodpecker, BLUE JAY, Western Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, Brown Thrasher, European Starling, Spotted Towhee, White-crowned Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Gail Lea (20 Nov 2014) -  [In a backyard in Moab] [Blue Jay]  continuing. in Trumpet vine about 9 minutes, took a peanut & flew. white of face lighter than breast . gray-blue of back more like breast than wings. white spots on wings vivid white in contrast. gray-blue of back probably indicates indicates immature   [Brown Thrasher]  continuing. foraging on ground under shrubs at least 11 minutes. rarely is completely in open. light buff of flanks more visible in shady light than sun.  [White-winged Dove]   continuing. on feeder with the 3 E. Collared-Doves

Mike Lesnik (3 Nov 2014) - [Courthouse Wash] - Northern Flicker, Common Raven, Rock WrenRuby-crowned Kinglet, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco

Stephen Heinrich (3 Nov 2014) - [Stikpig] -  Western Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Juniper Titmouse, Bushtit, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Dark-eyed Junco

Mike Lesnik (1 Nov 2014) - [SSW of Oowah Lake, near Moab] - 5 species total:
   -- Hairy Woodpecker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee


Suzi Holt (8 Nov 2014) - [Hwy 56, Mile Marker 58] - Red-shouldered Hawk.

Matt Fischer (4 Nov 2014) - [Cedar City] - Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Crow, Common Raven, House Finch, Pine Siskin, House Sparrow


Keith Brink (8 Nov 2014) - [Lake Powell, Lone Rock Beach] - Horned Grebe, American Coot, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Sagebrush Sparrow


Vivian Schneggenburger (8 Nov 2014) - Mallard, Ruffed Grouse, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Brown Creeper

Weston Smith (16 Nov 2014) - There were two LONG-TAILED DUCKS on East Canyon Reservoir this morning at about 9:30am. They were actively diving in the arm of the reservoir that goes east towards Henefer. There was also a large number of Barrow's Goldeneyes in south end of the reservoir.

Weston Smith (5 Nov 2014) - [Morgan City] - 18 species total:
   --  Red-tailed Hawk, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch, Evening Grosbeak, House Sparrow

Mike Hearell (3 Nov 2014) - [Morgan City] - 10 species total:
   -- Red-tailed Hawk, Rock Pigeon, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Merlin, Peregrine Falcon, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, European Starling, House Finch, House Sparrow

Bill Fennimore (2 Nov 2014) - [East Canyon Reservoir] - Mallard, Common Merganser, Common Loon, Western Grebe, American Coot, Short-eared Owl


Norm Jensen (19 Nov 2014) - [Decker Lake] -  Glaucous-winged Gull

Mike Lester ( 8 Nov 2014) - [Lee Kay Ponds] - Canada Goose, Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Pied-billed Grebe, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret

Bryant Olsen
(3 Nov 2014)- [Lee Kay Ponds] - 43 species total:
   -- Canada Goose, Graylag Goose, Canada Goose (hybrid), Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard,
Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal (American), Canvasback, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck,
Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Pied-billed Grebe, Western Grebe, Clark's Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Red-tailed Hawk (Western), American Coot, Greater Yellowlegs, Bonaparte's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Herring Gull, Thayer's Gull, GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL


Mike Lesnik (5 Nov 2014) - [La Sal Loop Road] - Wild Turkeys.


Dave Hanscom (19 Nov 2014) - [Mirror Lake Hwy] - 8 species seen:
   -- Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Gray Jay, ... Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper

Shyloh Robinson (3 Nov 2014) -  [Rockport Reservoir] - Northern Goshawk.

Bryant Olsen (3 Nov 2014) -  [Rockport Reservoir] - PACIFIC LOON, Golden Eagle.

Dave Hanscom (3 Nov 2014) - [Rockport Reservoir] - 20 species total: ...American Wigeon, ..., Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Common Loon, Eared Grebe,...Horned Grebe, Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, ...Herring Gull,...Townsend's Solitaire

Rick Wyman (1 Nov 2014) - [Deer Valley Ski Resort] - Pine Grosbeak, American Crow


Mark Thal ( 1 Nov 2014) - [Ouray NR] - 35 species total:
   -- Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, 
Lesser Scaup, Pied-billed Grebe, Western Grebe, Clark's Grebe, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Ring-billed Gull, Mourning Dove, Great Horned Owl, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Western Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Bushtit, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Mountain Bluebird, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Song Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, American Goldfinch


Cade Moore (30 Nov 2014) - [Spring Lake] -  ... Belted Kingfisher,... Steller's Jay,...Brown Creeper,...

Von Welch (29 Nov 2014) -[Highland Glen Park] - 21 species total:...Cooper's Hawk,...White-breasted Nuthatch,... Lesser Goldfinch,...
Lu Giddin
(28 No 2014) - [East Bay golf Course] - American White Pelican

Cullen Clark (27 Nov 2014) - [Salem Pond] - 20 species seen:...Hooded Merganser... Black-crowned Night-Heron,... Wilson's Snipe...

Donel Jensen (26 No 2014) - [Lower Provo River Parkway, Lakeshore Dr.] - Wood Duck... Belted Kingfisher...

Bryant Olsen (25 Nov 2014) - [Goshen ] - 12 species total:
    --  Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk (Western), Red-tailed Hawk (Harlan's), Ferruginous Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk...Mountain Bluebird,...

Lu Giddins (25 Nov 2014) - [Payson] -  ...Cooper's Hawk...

Jared Davidson (17 Nov 2014) - [Pioneer Crossing, Lehi] - 21 species seen:...Tundra Swan, Common Merganser,...Prairie Falcon,... Evening Grosbeak

Rachel Leblanc (16 Nov 2014) - [Fairfield] - 10 species total: ...Golden Eagle,...Rough-legged Hawk,...

Roger Nielsen (16 Nov 2014) - [Lindon Harbor] - 19 species total:... Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead,
Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck,... Cassin's Finch,...

Jeff Cooper (15 Nov 2014) - [Manila Creek] - 7 species total:...Ring-necked Duck, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser,...

Alton Thygerson (15 Nov 2014) - [Skipper Bay Trail] - 11 species total: ...Prairie Falcon,...

Suzi Holt (15 Nov 2014) - [Spring Lake] - 13 species seen: ...Steller's Jay, BLUE JAY,...

Suzi Holt
(15 Nov 2014) - [Payson, UT] - Snow Geese, Black-billed Magpie, European Starling,  Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch

Jeff Cooper (15 Nov 2014) - [Eagle Mountain] - Red-tailed Hawk (Western), Ferruginous Hawk, American Kestrel, Merlin (Prairie)

Rachel LeBlanc
(11 Nov 2014) - [Pioneer Crossing, Lehi] - 29 species seen:... Herring Gull, Belted Kingfisher,...Ruby-crowned Kinglet...Evening Grosbeak...

Von Welch (10Nov 2014) - [Alpine Loop, Pine Hollow Trailhead] - 4 species seen:
   -- Steller's Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet

Von Welch (8 Nov 2014) - [Provo Airport Dike] -  28 species seen:
   -- Hooded Merganser,... Sandhill Crane, Ring-billed Gull,... Marsh Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher,... American Tree Sparrow,...

Corvidae Katsaros (2 Nov 2014) - [near Camp Floyd] - Red-tailed Hawk, Ferrugenous Hawk, American Kestrel


Stephanie Greenwood (29 Nov 2014) - [Tonaquint Nature Center] - Cooper's Hawk, Anna's Hummingbird, ...
-- [Hurricane Fields] - Loggerhead Shrike, Lincoln Sparrow

Shyloh Robison (29 Nov 2014) - [Kolob Terrace] - Acorn Woodpecker.... California Condor, Northern Goshawk,...Mountain Chickadee, Verdin, Bushtit, Rock Wren, Canyon Wren, Black-tailed Gnatcatcher, Northern Mockingbird,...

Shawn Langston (28 Nov 2014) - [Fairview] - Ferruginous Hawk

Rick Fridell (19 Nov 2014) - [Sunriver Golf Course] - 28 species total:
   -- Snow Goose, Ross's Goose,...Common Loon, Pied-billed Grebe,...Great Egret,...

Shawn Langston (13 Nov 2014) - [Tonaquint Nature Center and Park ] - 30 species:...White-winged Scoter, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Indian Peafowl (Domestic type),,,,Sharp-shinned Hawk, Zone-tailed Hawk,...Steller's Jay..., Mountain Chickadee, Verdin,...

Van Remsen (11 Nov 2014) - [Lytle Ranch] - With Russell Schreiner. ... Snow Goose, Sharp-shinned Hawk, ?Cooper's Hawk, Rock..., Verdin, Brown Creeper, Marsh Wren, Bewick's Wren,...Varied Thrush, Crissal Thrasher, Cedar Waxwing, Phainopepla,... Lincoln's Sparrow, ...

Shawn Langston (10 Nov 2014) - [Fairview Road] -  ...White-throated Swift,...Northern Mockingbird, American Redstart,...

Van Remsen (9 Nov 2014) - [Kolob Reservoir] - ... Lewis's Woodpecker, Steller's Jay,... American Pipit,...

Shawn Langston (4 Nov 2014) - [Riverside Marsh] - 19 species total: ... Bewick's Wren,...Northern Mockingbird, American Pipit, ...

Kathleen Robins (3 Nov 2014) - [Watchman Campground, Zion NP] - 13 species total:
   --  Gambel's Quail, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Pygmy Owl,..., Mountain Chickadee, Bushtit, White-breasted Nuthatch, Rock Wren,...


Mike Hearell (2 Nov 2014) - [Pineview Reservoir] - 10 species total:
   -- Gadwall, Common Merganser, Common Loon, Western Grebe, Clark's Grebe, Bald Eagle, Bonaparte's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Belted Kingfisher, Black-billed Magpie, Barn Swallow


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