Recent Sightings

  
Beaver County  [Recent Rare eBird Sightings]

May 2017

Brent Farnsworth (27 May 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Snowy Egret, Wilson's Phalarope, Bullock's Oriole

Donald Goodliffe (27 May 2017) - [Milford, UT] - Golden Eagle, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Western Kingbird, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, American Crow, Common Raven, Barn Swallow, European Starling, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow

Brent Farnsworth (22 May 2017) - [Indian Creek] - Downy Woodpecker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Violet-green Swallow

Brent Farnsworth (19 May 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Lark Sparrow

Brent Farnsworth (18 May 2017) - [Merchant Hollow] - Wild Turkey, Red-tailed Hawk, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Gray Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, Plumbeous Vireo, Pinyon Jay, Steller's Jay, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Western Bluebird, Mountain Bluebird, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Virginia's Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler,
Chipping Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Western Tanager, Black-headed Grosbeak, Cassin's Finch

Van Remsen (14 May 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Common Loon, Peregrine Falcon, Western Kingbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Western Tanager, Brewer's Blackbird, Bullock's Oriole

Larry Draper (13 May 2017) - [Beaver, UT] - Virginia Rail, Common Yellowthroat

Brent Farnsworth (13 May 2017) - [Indian Creek] - Golden Eagle, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Williamson's Sapsucker, Northern Flicker, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, House Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Virginia's Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Green-tailed Towhee
     -- [Minersville Reservoir] - Osprey. Golden Eagle, Great Horned Owl

Brent Farnsworth (11 May 2017) - [Sheep Rock] - Wild Turkey, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Mourning Dove, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Willow Flycatcher, Plumbeous Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Pinyon Jay, Steller's Jay, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Western Bluebird, Mountain Bluebird, American Robin, Orange-crowned Warbler, Virginia's Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Spotted Towhee, Black-headed Grosbeak, Western Meadowlark, Brown-headed Cowbird

Conner England (4 May 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir - North side] - Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Ring-necked Duck,
Ruddy Duck, Horned Grebe, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Cattle Egret, White-faced Ibis, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, American Avocet, Long-billed Curlew, Bonaparte's Gull, Franklin's Gull, Caspian Tern, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird

Bryan Shirley (3 Oct 2017) - [Milford, UT] - Golden Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Mourning Dove, Western Kingbird, Loggerhead Shrike, Black-billed Magpie, Horned Lark, Sage Thrasher, Western Meadowlark

Brent Farnsworth (2 May 2017) - [Sulphurdale Area] - Wild Turkey, Mourning Dove, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Mountain Bluebird, American Robin, Chipping Sparrow, Brewer's Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Spotted Towhee, Western Meadowlark

Apr 2017

Brent Farnsworth (27 Apr 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Common Loon, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Clark's Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, White-faced Ibis, Golden Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Killdeer, Long-billed Dowitcher, Spotted Sandpiper, Willet, Ring-billed Gull, Caspian Tern, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Northern Flicker, Western Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Barn Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, American Pipit, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Brewer's Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Great-tailed Grackle

Brent Farnsworth (21 Apr 2017) - [South Creek Road] - Wild Turkey, Turkey Vulture, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Lewis's Woodpecker, American Kestrel, Common Raven, Juniper Titmouse, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, European Starling

Conner England (17 Apr 2017) - [Milford Wind Farm] - Golden Eagle, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Long-billed Curlew, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Burrowing Owl, Say's Phoebe, Loggerhead Shrike, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Western Bluebird, American Robin, Sagebrush Sparrow, Brewer's Blackbird

Larry Draper (13 Apr 2017) - [Lower Beaver Canyon] - Turkey Vulture, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker, Pinyon Jay, Steller's Jay, Mountain Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, Ruby-crowned Kinglet

George Webb (6 Apr 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Common Goldeneye, Long-billed Dowitcher, Franklin's Gull, Brewer's Blackbird

Brent Farnsworth (6 Apr 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Clark's Grebe, Turkey Vulture, Great Horned Owl, Northern Flicker, Savannah Sparrow

Brent Farnsworth (4 Apr 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Common Loon, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Osprey, Golden Eagle, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, American Avocet, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Horned Lark, American Robin, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird

Mar 2017

Neil Paprocki (26 Mar 2017) - [Minersville to Milford, UT] - Red-tailed Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, Killdeer, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Burrowing Owl, American Kestrel, Loggerhead Shrike, Common Raven, Horned Lark, European Starling, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow

Brent Farnsworth (24 Mar 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Bonaparte's Gull

Brent Farnsworth (9 Mar 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Golden Eagle, Cooper's Hawk

Brent Farnsworth (8 Mar 2017) - [Milford Flat] - Bald Eagle, Ferruginous Hawk, Prairie Falcon

Dave Cowan (3 Mar 2017) - [Milford, UT] - Red-tailed Hawk, Common Raven, Mountain Bluebird, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, American Goldfinch

Brent Farnsworth (2 Mar 2017) - [Birch Creek Crossing] - Cooper's Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, Lewis's Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Juniper Titmouse, Red-breasted Nuthatch, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow

Brent Farnsworth (1 Mar 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Cackling Goose. Four small geese in a flock of 64. Sixty were Canada geese, four were cackling. The four had short necks, stubby, triangular bills, and were considerably smaller in size. They were only slightly larger than a mallard which swam through the flock. A white band was visible at the base of the black neck on one of the four.   -- Also seen: Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Ruddy Duck, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Mountain Bluebird, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow  -- [Beaver City] - American Kestrel, Merlin

Feb 2017

Brent Farnsworth (22 Feb 2017) - [Adamsville, UT] - Golden Eagle, Northern Goshawk, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Merlin

Steve Hedges (16 Feb 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Ruddy Duck, American White Pelican

Brent Farnsworth (8 Feb 2017) - [Greenville Area] - Canada Goose, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Common Raven, Horned Lark, European Starling, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, House Sparrow

Brent Farnsworth (4 Feb 2017) - [Baker Canyon] - Hairy Woodpecker, Steller's Jay, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Spotted Towhee

Brent Farnsworth (2 Feb 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Canada Goose, Tundra Swan, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Redhead, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Common Raven, Horned Lark, European Starling, Western Meadowlark, Brewer's Blackbird, House Sparrow

Jan 2017

Brent Farnsworth (31 Jan 2017) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Green-winged Teal, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Great Blue Heron, Golden Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-billed Gull, Black-billed Magpie

Brent Farnsworth (30 Jan 2017) - [Adamsville, UT] - Rough-legged Hawk, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Kestrel, Loggerhead Shrike, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow

Dec 2016

Neil Paprocki (21 December 2016) - [I-15 Corridor] - Ferruginous Hawk, American Kestrel, Merlin, Prairie Falcon

Conner England (15 December 2016) - [Beaver, UT] - Greater Sage Grouse

Brian Johnson (5 December  2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] -  Canada Goose, Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Great Blue Heron,
Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Northern Shrike, Pinyon Jay, Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling

Nov 2016

Bryan Shirley (27 November 2016) - [Beaver, UT] - Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Kestrel, Common Raven, European Starling, House Sparrow
      -- [Minersville Reservoir] - Tundra Swan

Dennis Shirley (10 November 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir]  - Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, Pied-billed Grebe, Golden Eagle, Cooper's Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk

Richard Bunn (8 November 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Bufflehead, Bald Eagle, Northern Shrike, Pinyon Jay, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch

Brent Farnsworth (5 November 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Common Loon, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Killdeer, Least Sandpiper, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Pinyon Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow

Oct 2016

Bryant Olsen (23 October 2016) - [Beaver, UT] - Pinyon Jay

Brent Farnsworth (6 October 2016) -[Puffer Lake] - Mallard, Bald Eagle

Tracy Taylor (2 October 2016) - [Beaver, UT] - American White Pelican, Wilson's Snipe, Northern Flicker, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Mountain Bluebird, Western Meadowlark

Sep 2016

Shawn Langston (2 September 2016) - [Bull Hollow] - Golden Eagle

Aug 2016

Brent Farnsworth (31 Aug 2016) - [Birch Creek] - Band-tailed Pigeon, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Cassin's Vireo, Steller's Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Townsend's Warbler, Dark-eyed Junco, Pine Grosbeak

Brent Farnsworth (23 Aug 2016) - [Kane Canyon] - Dusky Grouse, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, MacGillivray's Warbler, Dark-eyed Junco, Green-tailed Towhee

Jul 2016

Grace Oliver (21 July 2016) - [Beaver Canyon] - Gray Catbird

Grace Oliver (20 July 2016) - [Beaver Canyon] - Lewis's Woodpecker

Joshua Rose (14 July 2016) - ]Minersville Reservoir] - Gadwall, Northern Pintail, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Killdeer, California Gull, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Western Kingbird, American Robin, Lark Sparrow,
Brewer's Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Bullock's Oriole, House Finch
      -- [Hanging Rock Recreation Site] - Double-crested Cormorant, Golden Eagle, Mourning Dove, Belted Kingfisher, Downy Woodpecker, Western Kingbird, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-breasted Chat, Brown-headed Cowbird, Bullock's Oriole

Brent Farnsworth (13 Jul 2016) - [South Fork South Creek] - Dusky Grouse, Cordilleran Flycatcher

Larry Draper (8 July 2016)  - [Beaver, UT] - Pinyon Jay. Saw a large flock of Jays flying just off the freeway east of I-15.

Brent Farnsworth (5 Jul 2016) - [Jim Reed Flat Road] - 29 species total:
    -- Red-tailed Hawk, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Tree Swallow, Mountain Chickadee, House Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Townsend's Solitaire, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Virginia's Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Western Tanager, Pine Siskin

Brent Farnsworth (4 Jul 2016) - [La Baron Reservoir] - 16 species total:
    -- Northern Flicker, Warbling Vireo, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Golden-crowned Kinglet , Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Pine Grosbeak, Pine Siskin

Jun 2016

Brent Farnsworth (28 June 2016) - [Kent's Lane Road] - Flammulated Owl

Brent Farnsworth (21 June 2016) - [Big John Flat Road] - 26 species total:
     -- Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Hammond's Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Western Tanager, Pine Grosbeak, Pine Siskin

Rachel LeBlanc (15 June 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Common Nighthawk, Western Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Barn Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Brewer's Blackbird, Great-tailed Grackle, Bullock's Oriole, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Rachel LeBlanc (14 June 2016) - [Beaver Canyon] - 44 species total:
     -- Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Eared Grebe, Spotted Sandpiper, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, White-throated Swift, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Lewis's Woodpecker, Williamson's Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Northern Flicker,  Olive-sided Flycatcher, Western Wood-Pewee, Hammond's Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, Western Scrub-Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Barn Swallow, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, European Starling, Orange-crowned Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Western Tanager, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Cassin's Finch, Pine Siskin, House Sparrow

Bryant Olsen (13 June 2016) - [Indian Canyon] - Common Poorwill

Bryant Olsen (12 June 2016) - [Indian Canyon] - 40 species total:
     -- Turkey Vulture, Spotted Sandpiper, Mourning Dove, Flammulated Owl, Great Horned Owl, Common Poorwill, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Williamson's Sapsucker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Olive-sided Flycatcher, Western Wood-Pewee, Gray Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo (Western), Steller's Jay (Interior), Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, House Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Western Bluebird, Mountain Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Virginia's Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), Grace's Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed), Green-tailed Towhee, Western Tanager, Lazuli Bunting, Cassin's Finch, Red Crossbill, Pine Siskin

Jerry DeBoer (4 June 206) - [Beaver Canyon] - Lewis's Woodpecker. Saw all the birds in the lower part of the canyon just east of town. Typically this is a tough bird for me to find but in 5 minutes saw 2 pairs and then 2 individual birds fly catching from dead timber. 16 species total:
     -- Common Merganser, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Western Kingbird, Plumbeous Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Western Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Clark's Nutcracker, Ruby-crowned Kinglet , Western Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Western Tanager

May 2016

Donald Goodliffe (May 2016) - [Milford, UT] - Western Tanager

Brett Montgomery (May 2016) - [Milford, UT] - Turkey Vulture, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Western Kingbird, European Starling, Great-tailed Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird, Bullock's Oriole

Brent Farnsworth (14 May 2016) - [Baker Canyon] - 21 species total:
     -- Wild Turkey, Turkey Vulture, Peregrine Falcon, Gray Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, Pinyon Jay, Steller's Jay, Western Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Canyon Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Western Bluebird, Mountain Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Lark Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Black-headed Grosbeak, Cassin's Finch

Brent Farnsworth (9 May 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - 52 species total:
     -- Canada Goose, Gadwall, Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead. Ruddy Duck, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Clark's Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, American Coot, American Avocet, Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Forster's Tern, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker, Western Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Bewick's Wren, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Brewer's Sparrow, Sagebrush Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Brewer's Blackbird, Bullock's Oriole, House Finch, Evening Grosbeak, House Sparrow

Brent Farnsworth (5 May 2016) - [South Creek Resrvoir] - 18 species total:
     -- Mallard, Eared Grebe, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Plumbeous Vireo, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, Bushtit, White-breasted Nuthatch, Mountain Bluebird, European Starling, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, White-crowned Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Spotted Towhee, Brewer's Blackbird

Tom Thalhuber (4 May 2016) - [The Pass - Milford, UT] - 21 species total:
     -- Northern Harrier, Cooper's Hawk, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Northern Flicker, Plumbeous Vireo, Steller's Jay, Western Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Violet-green Swallow, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Mountain Bluebird, Virginia's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), Black-throated Gray Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Spotted Towhee, Black-headed Grosbeak, Cassin's Finch, Lesser Goldfinch

Brent Farnsworth (3 May 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - 27species total:
     -- Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Western Wood-Pewee, Gray Flycatcher, Plumbeous Vireo, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Violet-green Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, Canyon Wren, House Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Mountain Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), Black-throated Gray Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Spotted Towhee, Western Tanager, Black-headed Grosbeak, Western Meadowlark, Brewer's Blackbird

Apr 2016

Brent Farnsworth (20 April 2016) - [South Creek Reservoir] -  Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Eared Grebe, White-faced Ibis, Black-necked Stilt, Willet, Common Raven, Red-winged Blackbird

Brent Farnsworth (18 April 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - 51 species total:
     --  Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Common Loon, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, White-faced Ibis, Osprey, American Coot,
Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Killdeer, Marbled Godwit, Bonaparte's Gull, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Caspian Tern, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Tree Swallow, Cliff Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, Brewer's Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Sagebrush Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, House Finch, House Sparrow

Brent Farnsworth (15 April 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Rock Wren, Bullock's Oriole

Brent Farnsworth (13 April 2016) - [South Creek - Cox Ranch] - 14 species total:
      -- Canada Goose, Mallard, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Western Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Cassin's Finch, Evening Grosbeak

Brent Farnsworth (12 April 2016) - [Beaver, UT] - Say's Phoebe

George Webb (8 April 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Sage Trasher

Brent Farnsworth (5 April 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - 40 species:
     -- Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Redhead, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Common Loon, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Golden Eagle, Cooper's Hawk, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Killdeer, Caspian Tern, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling, American Pipit, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark

Jay Downs (4 April 2016) - [Beaver, UT] - American Crow

Mar 2016

Brent Farnsworth (22 March 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Gadwall, Cinnamon Teal, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Killdeer, Brewer's Blackbird

Brent Farnsworth (4 March 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Cooper's Hawk

Kevin Wheeler (2 March 2016) - [North Pineview] - Golden Eagle, Rough-legged Hawk, Common Raven, Horned Lark   -- [Milford, UT] - Sage Thrasher

Brent Farnsworth (1 March 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - 20 species total: --  Canada Goose, Tundra Swan, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Great Blue Heron, Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker, Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird, House Sparrow

Feb 2016

Brent Farnsworth (24 February 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - 25 species total:
     --  Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Tundra Swan, American Wigeon, Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Ruddy Duck, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Killdeer, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Red-winged Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Brewer's Blackbird, House Sparrow

Tim Schreckengost (23 February 2016) - [Minersville Reservoir] - Gadwall, Northern Shoveler, Lesser Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Barrow's Goldeneye, American White Pelican, Horned Lark

Brent Farnsworth (23 February 2016) - [Black Mountain] - 13 species:
      -- Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Steller's Jay, Western Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee,
Juniper Titmouse, Bushtit, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Dark-eyed Junco, Spotted Towhee, Cassin's Finch

George Webb (16 February 2016) - [Beaver, UT] - Lewis's Woodpecker, Townsend's Solitaire

Rachel Leblanc (9 February 2016) - [I-15 at Beaver, UT] - Prairie Falcon

Jan 2016

Neldon Kunz (21 January 2016) - [Beaver to Milford, UT] - Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Crow, Common Raven, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, House Sparrow

Suzi Holt (14 January 2016) - [I-15 Hurricane to Santaquin, UT] - Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Common Goldeneye, Golden Eagle, American Coot, Black-billed Magpie

Dec 2015

Suzi Holt (4 December 2015) - [Hurricane to Santaquin] -  Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Common Goldeneye, Golden Eagle, American Coot, Black-billed Magpie

Nov 2015

George Webb (19 November 2015) - [Minersville Reservoir] - 23 species total:  Canada Goose, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Pied-billed Grebe, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Bald Eagle, American Coot, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, Northern Flicker, American Crow, Bewick's Wren, American Robin
    -- [Beaver] - Lewis's Woodpecker

Kevin Wheeler (10 November 2015) - [Wah Wah Valley] - Golden Eagle.
     -- [North Pine Valley] - Rough-legged Hawk.

Oct 2015

Steve Hedges (28 October 2015) - [Minersville Reservoir] - 19 species total:
    -- Canada Goose, Mallard, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Eared Grebe, Western Grebe, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, Osprey, American Coot, California Gull, Belted Kingfisher, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, American Pipit, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Red-winged Blackbird

Lonnie Pilkington (12 October) - [Hwy 130, south of Minersville] - Golden Eagle.

Aug 2015

George Webb (26 August 2015) - [Greenville Area] - 31 species total:
    --  Turkey Vulture, Swainson's Hawk, Killdeer, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Peregrine Falcon, Western Wood-Pewee, Say's Phoebe, Black-billed Magpie, Violet-green Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, House Wren, Mountain Bluebird, American Robin, Sage Thrasher, European Starling, Orange-crowned Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Lark Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Western Tanager, Lazuli Bunting, Brewer's Blackbird, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Jun 2015

Brent Farnsworth (3 June 2015) - [Little Reservoir/Kent's Lake] - 31 species total:
    --  Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Wild Turkey, Golden Eagle, Spotted Sandpiper, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Williamson's Sapsucker, Red-naped Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, American Three-toed Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Hammond's Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Western Tanager, Cassin's Finch, Pine Siskin, Evening Grosbeak

Dec 2014

Bryan Shirley (6 Dec 2014) - Last Saturday 5 of us made the trip down to Beaver & Iron Counties to work on the UCB Challenge.  We started at Minersville where we were able to locate over 40 species on the reservoir and the surrounding areas. There was a good variety of waterfowl on the lake, plus a couple of Pelicans and Common Loons as well. The area below the dam was very active with Cedar Waxwings, White-crowned & Song Sparrows, Spotted Towhee, etc...

Jul 2012

Pat Jividen (1 Jul 2012) - On the 26th of June Steve Carr and I were in Beaver county. We saw a Scott's Oriole in Indian Creek Canyon, and on state road 21 at 1475 south we saw Bobolinks.
 

Nov 2008

Merrill Webb - On Saturday, Nov. 22, I took some time to look for birds at Minersville Lake Park west of Beaver. First bird I saw was a juvenile Greater White-fronted Goose with a small flock of Canada Geese. There were also two Ross's Geese with the flock.

Sep 2008

Merrill Webb (29 Sep 2008) - Saturday I was birding in the Mineral Mtns. ...At the top of a peak in the Mineral Mtns. (7800 feet elevation) I observed a Cassin's Vireo feeding in a mountain mahogany bush.

Oct 2007

Eric Huish (24 Oct 2007) - On Saturday afternoon I spent 4 hours at Minersville Res. hoping to find the Surf Scoters reported a couple weeks earlier. I was unable to find the scoters but did find a Juvenile Sabine's Gull near the dam. With the VERY strong winds there were many gulls working the edge of the lake where the waves were crashing against the rocks. The gulls were picking out Crawdads. There was lots of waterfowl, including two Snow Geese. And a bunch of shorebirds on the north end of the reservoir, mostly Killdeer with some Dowitchers, Least Sandpipers and Yellowlegs. I also saw a Great Horned Owl in the woods north of the campground.

Rick Fridell - This afternoon (10/17) at about 6:30p I observed two Surf Scoters at Minersville Reservoir / County Park (Beaver County). The striking male and female were resting and foraging near the northwest shore close to the dam...

Sep 2005

Judy Jordan (19 Sep 2005) - There are some springs above Minersville that support a large flock of pinion jays.  I also saw a White-throated Sparrow there around 9 A M this morning.  I could have had a good picture but it was a casual little trip while training my husbands homing pigeons.   There were two immature Snowy Egrets at the reservoir, a Merlin scaring the killdeers. No ducks, perhaps down the other end.

Oct 2004

Dennis Shirley (4 Oct 2004) - Last evening ...I stopped at Minersville Reservoir west of Beaver. The reservoir is just a shallow puddle down by the dam. Very few birds were there, but a small flock of nine shorebirds included eight Pectoral Sandpipers and one Short-billed Dowitcher...

May 2004

Larry Tripp (31 May 2004) - ...The only other thing of note was a male Purple Martin in the fields south of Milford.

Sep 2003

Rick Fridell (25 Sept 2003) - ...Our next stop was in Minersville where we saw nine Eurasian Collared-Doves and a huge flock of 150+ Pinyon Jays. We spent what little remained of the daylight at Minersville Reservoir, and were surprised to see a flock of 5-10 Gambel's Quail going to roost in an old Magpie nest near the north end of the campground.

Rick Fridell - On 9/27 we had a Winter Wren in our camp at Pine Grove.  We met Steve and Priscilla Summers and visited the Wah Wah Valley Ranch (Beaver County; this is a private ranch and permission is required).  Highlights included a Blue-winged Teal, Slate-colored Fox Sparrow, and a Grasshopper Sparrow.

Aug 2003

Eric Huish (21 Aug 2003) - In Beaver a Eurasian Collared-Dove flew right over my head and landed on a power line in a park at the corner of main and center. He posed for me there so I could take a good long look at him.

Feb 2003

Steve Summers - (Thu, 27 Feb 2003)  Today (Feb. 27) I saw 2 Eurasian Collared-Doves in the town of Minersville, Beaver Co. They were in a tree near the corner of Main and 100 West. This is now a third location in sw. Utah for this apparently rapidly expanding introduced species (the other being Cedar Valley and Washington City). Outside of sw. Utah this winter they are being found in Freedonia, AZ (Kanab has to be next); Flagstaff, AZ; and recently Overton, NV.

December 2001

The immature RED-THROATED LOON, which was first seen at Minersville Reservoir on 11/27, was still present at least through Saturday, 12/01 (RF,SS,KW).

November 2001

An immature RED-THROATED LOON was seen at Minersville Reservoir on Tuesday afternoon, 11/27 (DS). The best view was from the boat ramp. It was seen again on Wednesday, 11/28, at about 8 am, from the dam (MS,DW,LW). This may be the same bird which was seen at Quail Creek Reservoir on 11/22 and has not been seen there since the 22nd.

October 2000

On Friday 9/28, a SABINE'S GULL was seen at Minersville Reservoir (MW).

A RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER in adult plumage was seen at Minersville Reservoir on Wednesday, 9/27. The bird was in the narrow-leaf cottonwood trees north of the campground along with several Red-naped Sapsuckers (BW).

September 1999

At Minersville Reservoir, 1 SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, 8 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, and a BONAPARTE'S GULL were seen on Sunday, 09/12 (JK,LWi).

August 1999

At Minersville Reservoir, two COMMON LOONS, a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, and a SOLITARY SANDPIPER were seen on Sunday, 08/08 (SS).

At Minersville Reservoir, a COMMON LOON and four SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS were seen on Saturday, 08/21 (DAl,MJ).

Two SOLITARY SANDPIPERS were seen in a small pond near the east side entrance to the Indian Peak WMA on Saturday, 08/28 (DW). The Indian Peak WMA is located west of the Wah Wah Mountains, near the south end of Pine Valley Wash (Utah Delorme 24, B-2). To get there, take SR 21 west of Milford about 35 miles to the Pine Valley Wash road, take this road south for about 18 miles to the road to Indian Peaks WMA. A high-clearance vehicle is recommended.

Among the birds at Minersville Reservoir on Sunday, 08/29, were 2 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS, 11 RED-NECKED PHALAROPES, and a BONAPARTE'S GULL (SS).

July 1999

Eight BLACK ROSY-FINCHES were seen on Delano Peak in the Tushar Mountains on Saturday, 07/17 (JK,P&SS,LW).

June 1999

The MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD which was seen at Minersville Reservoir on Wednesday, 05/26, has been seen and photographed by many birders over the past week. However, there has not been a confirmed sighting since it was seen on Wednesday, 06/02 (MS,YS,LW). The juvenile-plumaged bird was mostly seen along the south shore, east of the state park boat dock, in an area of flooded cottonwoods. This is the first record of frigatebird in Utah.

In a Utah version of "the Patagonia Rest Area effect," a couple of other good birds were reported from near Minersville Reservoir this week. On Monday, 05/31, a SURF SCOTER was seen on the smaller of two ponds on the south side of the road to Minersville Reservoir about 7 miles west of Beaver, and an EASTERN KINGBIRD was seen at the reservoir (DA). An Eastern Kingbird was also seen at the reservoir on Friday, 06/04 (GW, m.ob.).

A BLACK PHOEBE was seen along the Beaver River, in the town of Beaver, on Saturday, 06/05 (P&SS). This may be the first Beaver County record of Black Phoebe. 

May 1999

An apparent MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD was seen at Minersville Reservoir on Wednesday, 05/26. The juvenile-plumaged bird was seen along the south shore, about 1/4 mile east of the state park boat dock, in an area of flooded cottonwoods (BWo). If verified, this will be the first record of frigatebird in Utah.

March 1999

A HORNED GREBE was seen near the dam at Minersville Reservoir on Saturday, 03/06. Also at the reservoir on Saturday were about 1300 SNOW GEESE, including 1 blue phase bird (SH).

At Minersville Reservoir, mixed flock of several hundred SNOW and ROSS' GEESE was seen on Friday, 03/19 (DS,SS,others).

   

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