Recent Sightings

  
Utah County   [Recent Rare eBird Sightings]

Mar 2019

Sara Jaramillo (31 Mar 2019) – [Eagle Mountain, UT] - Mountain Bluebird, House Finch, American Tree Sparrow

Rich Glassford (31 Mar 2019) – [Powell Lake] – Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Long-billed Dowitcher, California Gull, European Starling, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, House Sparrow

Von Welch (30 Mar 2019) – [Utah Lake Wetland Preserve—Goshen Bay] – Mallard, American Avocet, Killdeer, Long-billed Curlew, Northern Harrier, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Horned Lark, American Robin, White-crowned Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird

Jeff Cooper (30 Mar 2019) – [Provo Airport Dike] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Mourning Dove, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Great Horned Owl, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Rock Wren, Marsh Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Sagebrush Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, House Sparrow

Jared Davidson (30 Mar 2019) – [Skipper Bay Trail] - Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Lesser Scaup, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, California Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Osprey, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, House Sparrow

Brent Preator (29 Mar 2019) – [Provo, UT] – Tundra Swan

George Webb (29 Mar 2019) – [Utah Lake SP] – HORNED GREBE - The Sibley Field Guide to Western Birds is the only guide of the "big three" that shows this grebe emerging from winter plumage to early breeding plumage which this bird looked like. It barely had the "golden horns"--not ears on the head. The beak was shorter and thicker than the Eared Grebe. The white on the throat was pretty much absent. The back was flatter and not as rounded as the Eared Grebe, and it seemed to float lower in the water. It was in the lower Provo R. near where it empties into Ut. L. Watched it for about 15 minutes with 8.2x binoculars in good light at a distance of between 35-60 yards as it swam and dived.

George Webb (27 Mar 2019) – [Springville, UT] – BLACK-THROATED SPARROW - A total surprise and a new yard bird. A long way from where I have seen it in Utah County. My wife first saw it, called my attention to it, and sure enough--a sparrow about 4-5 inches long with a distinct black throat and breast, white eye brow, white submoustsachial stripe, and white underparts. Upperparts were plain brownish gray. Didn't call. Just feed on seeds on the patio. Watched it for about five minutes at a distance of about 30-35 feet with 8x binoculars. No question on ID. And it didn't show up the next day.

Brandon Snyder (26 Mar 2019) – [west of Powerhouse Mountain] – Chukar, Wild Turkey, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Canyon Wren

George Webb (26 Mar 2019) – [Sundance] – EVENING GROSBEAK - A small flock in some of the maple-oak trees along the road. Some of the females were feeding on the bank of the road cut. Noisy calls attracted my attention as some of them perched in the trees. Unmistakable colors, especially in the males: prominent white patch on wing, yellow forehead and eyebrow, dark brown and yellow body. Female was less colorful with grayish tan back and pale yellow breast and belly. Both had large finch bills that were pale gray. Size was about 8-9 inches. Very close (about 10-15 feet) in good light. Didn't even need binoculars. No mistake on ID.

Daniel Lindhardt (25 Mar 2019) – [Alpine Loop Rd] - Great Horned Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl

Suzi Holt (25 Mar 2019) – [Lincoln Beach—Boat Launch Area] - Cinnamon Teal, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, American Avocet, Killdeer, American White Pelican, Osprey, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Say's Phoebe, Violet-green Swallow, American Robin, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow

Jared Davidson (24 Mar 2019) – [Jordan River Pkwy—Pioneer Crossing to Inlet Park] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, Clark's Grebe, Western/Clark's Grebe, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, American Avocet, Killdeer, California Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Northern Harrier, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Belted Kingfisher, American Kestrel, Peregrine Falcon, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin,

European Starling, House Finch, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird

Don LeBaron (24 Mar 2019) – [Provo Airport Dike] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Merganser, Sandhill Crane, American Avocet, Killdeer, Long-billed Curlew, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Brown Creeper, American Robin, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon), White-crowned Sparrow, HARRIS'S SPARROW, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Red-winged Blackbird

Matthew Williams (23 Mar 2019) – [Nebo Loop Hairpin] - Wild Turkey, Golden Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed)

Bryant Olsen (23 Mar 2019) – [Jordan River Pkwy—Lehi Main St to Pioneer Crossing] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Green-winged Teal (American), Greater Scaup, Bufflehead, Ruddy Duck, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Coot (Red-shielded), American Avocet, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron (Blue form), Great Egret, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk (Harlan's), American Kestrel, Merlin (Taiga), Say's Phoebe, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, White-crowned Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, Great-tailed Grackle, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), House Sparrow

Jared Davidson (23 Mar 2019) – [Highland Glen Park] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, American Wigeon, Mallard, Red-breasted Merganser, California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Killdeer, Great Blue Heron, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee

Spencer Covert (23 Mar 2019) – [Spring Lake] – Neotropic Cormorant, Double-crested Cormorant

George Webb (22 Mar 2019) – [Diamond Fork Canyon] - Canada Goose, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Killdeer, Golden Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Northern Flicker, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Canyon Wren, Mountain Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, European Starling, Fox Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird

Steve Van Winkle (21 Mar 2019) – [Granite Flat CG] - Common Raven, Townsend's Solitaire, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

Josie Garlick (19 Mar 2019) – [Mapleton Bike Trail] - Cooper's Hawk, Lewis's Woodpecker, Black-billed Magpie, House Sparrow

Spencer Covert (16 Mar 2019) – [Rock Canyon] - Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Spotted Towhee

Victoria Carey (14 Mar 2019) – [Provo Airport Dike Rd] - Cinnamon Teal, Green-winged Teal, Redhead, Lesser Scaup, Ring-necked Pheasant, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Rough-legged Hawk, Northern Flicker, Northern Shrike, Black-billed Magpie, Marsh Wren, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Spencer Covert (13 Mar 2019) – [Muskrat Pond—Boat Harbor Dr, Provo] – Prairie Falcon

Spencer Covert (2 Mar 2019) – [Utah Lake Wetland Preserve—Goshen Bay] – Ross’s Goose, Canada Goose, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Red-tailed Hawk, American Crow, American Robin

Ryan Merrill (2 Mar 2019) – [Bonneville Shoreline Trail—North of Provo Canyon] - Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Black-capped Chickadee, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (Hepburn's), Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (Gray-crowned), Spotted Towhee

Feb 2019

Dennis Shirley (28 Feb 2019) – [Payson Canyon Park] – Western Screech-Owl

Keeli Marvel (28 Feb 2019) – [Powell Lake] - Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow

Suzi Holt (28 Feb 2019) – [Spring Lake] – Mallard, California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Ring-billed Gull, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Harris's Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, House Sparrow

Suzi Holt (27 Feb 2019) – [Utah Lake State Park] - LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL

Jake Wasden (27 Feb 2019) – [Swede Lane] - Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, WHITE-THROATED SPARROW, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird

Natalie Nilsen (26 Feb 2019) – [Provo Canyon Rd] – American Dipper

Bryant Olsen (26 Feb 2019) – [Cedar Fort] - Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, American Kestrel, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, Bewick's Wren, European Starling, House Sparrow

Dennis Shirley (26 Feb 2019) – [Utah Lake SP] – Mallard, Greater Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Ruddy Duck, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Herring Gull, Great Blue Heron, American Robin, European Starling

Sherree Sheide (25 Feb 2019) – [Skipper Bay Trail] - Canada Goose, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked), American Coot (Red-shielded), Ring-billed Gull, Great Blue Heron (Blue form), Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Downy Woodpecker (Rocky Mts.), Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird

Rachel LeBlanc (23 Feb 2019) – [Lower Provo River Parkway] - Canada Goose, Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Barrow's Goldeneye, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, American Coot, Killdeer, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Brown Creeper, PACIFIC WREN, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, House Sparrow

Taylor Gallagher (23 Feb 2019) – [Lake Mountains – Soldiers Pass Rd] - Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Bushtit

George Webb (23 Feb 2019) – [Utah Lake] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Ruddy Duck, Ring-billed Gull, Bald Eagle, Marsh Wren, American Pipit, Song Sparrow

Annette Gibert Hansen (22 Feb 2019) – [Fairview, UT] – Pinyon Jay

Jeff Cooper (21 Feb 2019) – [American Fork Canyon] - Northern Pygmy-Owl, Downy Woodpecker, Steller's Jay, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin

Dennis Shirley (21 Feb 2019) – [Benjamin Slough] – SNOW GOOSE, Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Redhead, Common Goldeneye, Sandhill Crane, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling
  
Taylor Gallagher (21 Feb 2019) – [Near Mosida] - Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, Common Raven, Horned Lark, LAPLAND LONGSPUR, MCCOWN'S LONGSPUR

Suzi Holt (21 Feb 2019) – [Benjamin Slough] - Canada Goose, Tundra Swan, Cinnamon Teal, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Ruddy Duck, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Ring-billed Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird

Suzi Holt (20 Feb 2019) – [Salem Marshes] - Greater White-fronted Goose, Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Ruddy Duck, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Common Raven, European Starling
     – [Payson City Cemetery] – Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, Dark-eyed Junco

Joe Dziedzina (18 Feb 2019) – [American Fork Canyon - Granite Flat CG] – Loggerhead/Northern Shrike, Clark’s Nutcracker, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin

Roger Nielsen (17 Feb 2019) – [Vineyard, UT] - Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Mallard, Northern Pintail, California Quail, Western Grebe, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird

Dennis Shirley (15 Feb 2019) – [West Springville, UT] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird

Rachel LeBlanc (13 Feb 2019) – [Northlake Park & Loch Lomand Pond] – SWAMP SPARROW - Rufous/black pattern on back with no wing bars. Rufous on head. Gray face and neck with dark ocular stripe through eye, buffy flanks, gray breast with light streaks.
     – Also seen: Canada Goose, Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, House Sparrow

Anonymous eBirder (13 Feb 2019) – [Heritage Halls, Provo, UT] – Bohemian Waxwing
  
Taylor Gallagher (1 Feb 2019) – [Payson City Cemetery] - California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Great Blue Heron, Red-tailed Hawk, Barn Owl, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Jan 2019

Jake Wasden (29 Jan 2019) – [Bonneville Shoreline Trail—North of Provo Canyon] – GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCH - Saw two groups one had about 30 birds other had about 6 circling known location flying from where trail turns into Provo canyon back to first lone tree. Stopped on a wire for a couple of moments and was able to get a positive ID of both Gray-crowned and black rosy finches. Don’t know total break down so using Jeff’s numbers from yesterday on flock of 30
– BLACK ROSY-FINCH - Saw two groups one had about 30 birds other had about 6 circling known location flying from where trail turns into Provo canyon back to first lone tree. Stopped on a wire for a couple of moments and was able to get a positive ID of both Gray-crowned and black rosy finches. Don’t know total break down so using Jeff’s numbers from yesterday on flock of 30

Jake Wasden (28 Jan 2019) – [Lower Provo River Pkwy—Center St to Oxbow Parking Lot] – Canada Goose, Barrow’s Goldeneye, Pied-billed Grebe, Northern Harrier, Downy Woodpecker, American Kestrel, Brown Creeper
  
Max Malmquist (26 Jan 2019) – [Lower Provo River Pkwy—Center St to Oxbow Parking Lot] – Mallard, Common Goldeneye, California Quail, American Coot (Red-shielded), Sharp-shinned Hawk, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Black-capped Chickadee, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, American Robin, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, Brewer's Blackbird

Jeff Hardy (26 Jan 2019) – [Powerhouse Mtn Trail] - Golden Eagle, Cooper's Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Peregrine Falcon, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Canyon Wren, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Spotted Towhee

Cassandra Clift (24 Jan 2019) – [Provo, UT] – Western Screech-Owl

Keeli Marvel (20 Jan 2019) – [Saratoga Springs Park & Pavilion] - Canada Goose, Common Merganser, Pied-billed Grebe, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, Neotropic Cormorant, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, American Goldfinch, Song Sparrow

Steve Clark (19 Jan 2019) – [Goshen Canyon] - Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Bushtit, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow

Rachel LeBlanc (18 Jan 2019) – [Powell Lake] – SWAMP SPARROW - Rather small sparrow (noticeably smaller than any of the flock of nearby House Sparrows of which this bird was a member). Rufous/black pattern on back with no wing bars. Rufous on head. Gray face and neck with dark ocular stripe through eye, buffy flanks, gray breast with light streak
– Also seen: Mallard, Red-breasted Merganser, Mourning Dove, Killdeer, California Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), House Sparrow

Lothair Pendleton (18 Jan 2019) – [Alpine Loop Scenic Byway—Aspen Grove TH] – DUSKY GROUSE

Eric Huish (16 Jan 2019) – [Lindon Boat Harbor & Geneva Settling Ponds] – Gadwall,
Common/Red-breasted Merganser, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Marsh Wren, American Robin, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird

Dennis Shirley (15 Jan 2019) – [Elk Ridge, UT] - California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Northern Goshawk, Black-capped Chickadee, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, House Sparrow

Kevin Mitchell (14 Jan 2019) – [Lake Shore, UT] - Golden Eagle, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie

Brooks Bennett (13 Jan 2019) – [West Center St, Provo, UT] – Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Eared Grebe, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Bald Eagle, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee

Sherree Sheide (11 Jan 2019) – [Utah Lake SP] - Tundra Swan (Whistling), Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Coot (Red-shielded), Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, American Robin, European Starling, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided), Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)

Rachel LeBlanc (10 Jan 2019) – [Highland Glen Park] – Greater White-fronted Goose, Canada Goose, Mallard, Common Goldeneye, California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Ring-billed Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, House Sparrow

Lauri Taylor (9 Jan 2019) – [Lakeview Parkway] - Canada Goose, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, American Kestrel, American Robin, European Starling, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Red-winged Blackbird, Brewer's Blackbird, House Sparrow

Suzi Holt (8 Jan 2019) – [443 E 1000N, Springville, UT] – ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRD (continuing)
  
Annette Gibert Hansen (7 Jan 2019) – [Payson City Cemetery] - Mourning Dove, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER (Immature) , Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow (Dark-lored)

Neldon Kunz (4 Jan 2019) – [Redwood Rd west of Utah Lake] - Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Loggerhead Shrike, Common Raven

Rachel LeBlanc (3 Jan 2019) – [Powell Lake] - Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Herring Gull, Iceland Gull (Thayer's), Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, American Pipit, American Goldfinch

Max Malmquist (1 Jan 2019) – [Jordan River Pkwy—Pioneer Crossing to Inlet Park] - Canada Goose, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal (American), California Quail, Greater Yellowlegs, Great Blue Heron (Blue form), Sharp-shinned Hawk (Northern), Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk , Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Peregrine Falcon, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon), Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided), White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee , Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)
– [Powell Lake] – Mallard, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon), White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Bullock's Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged), Brewer's Blackbird

Ian Batterman (1 Jan 2019) – [Jordan River Pkwy—Thanksgiving Point TH] - Snow Goose, Cackling Goose, Canada Goose, Mallard, Pied-billed Grebe, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Northern Harrier, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, House Finch, Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored), Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, House Sparrow

Dec 2018

Bryan Shirley (31 Dec 2018) – [Bonneville Shoreline Trail] - American Kestrel, Prairie Falcon, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCH, BLACK ROSY-FINCH, Dark-eyed Junco, Spotted Towhee

Lauri Taylor (30 Dec 2018) – [West side Utah Lake] – LAPLAND LONGSPUR. Continuing with large flock of HOLAs. Slightly smaller than larks. streaky back, light necklace and overall brown, rusty wing patch
     – Also seen: Canada Goose, Golden Eagle, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, American Kestrel, Prairie Falcon, Common Raven, Horned Lark, House Sparrow

Bryan Shirley (29 Dec 2018) – [Bonneville Shoreline Trail] - Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Bushtit, Townsend's Solitaire, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, Spotted Towhee

George Webb (29 Dec 2018) – [Orem, UT] – WHITE-WINGED DOVE. One adult bird; grayish overall, sitting on the feeder wing patch showed as a fairly long, thin white line. Did not have a ring on back of neck as other doves had, plus it was darker in color than the collared doves. Distance was about 50 feet away from feeder in good light. Close enough that binoculars were not necessary.

Terry Reid (29 Dec 2018) – [Springville, UT] - California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk, Black-billed Magpie, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, House Sparrow

Steve Clark (27 Dec 2018) – [Santaquin Canyon – Debris Basin Reservoir] – GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW. Looking for the White-throated Sparrow that had been seen yesterday during the CBC. A surprise Golden-crowned responded immediately to the “chink” call that we played. Larger Sparrow with a very large, prominent, dull golden/yellow crown with contrasting black beneath it and then turning to gray. (39.9501685, -111.7776090).
     – Also seen: Wild Turkey, Downy Woodpecker, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, White-throated Sparrow (continuing), Spotted Towhee

Kyle Clements (25 Dec 2018) – [Cedar Hills, UT] – Pinyon Jay

Suzi Holt (24 Dec 2018) – [Diamond Fork Canyon] - Golden Eagle, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Canyon Wren, Mountain Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco

Ian Batterman (22 Dec 2018) – [Lower Provo River Pkwy – Center St to Oxbow Parking lot] – RED-NAPED SAPSUCKER. Sapsucker on conifer making wells. Immature bird. Mottled back with black wings, white facial markings, red cap, throat, and faint red patch on nape.
     – Also seen: Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Coot (Red-shielded), Downy Woodpecker (Rocky Mts.), Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Winter Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, Spotted Towhee, House Sparrow
 

Steve Clark (20 Dec 2018) – [Footprinter Park] - California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Red-tailed Hawk, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Brewer's Blackbird, House Sparrow

Annette Gibert Hansen (20 Dec 2018) – [Hobble Creed Rd, Rotary Park] - Northern Flicker, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Brown Creeper, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, American Goldfinch, Spotted Towhee

Milton Moody (15 Dec 2018) – [Edgemont area, Provo, UT] – Wild Turkey, Mallard, California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Cooper's Hawk, Merlin, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, American Robin, European Starling, Townsend’s Solitaire, American Goldfinch, Cedar Waxwing, House Finch, Spotted Towhee, Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon), Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided), Spotted Towhee, Yellow-rumped Warbler, House Finch, House Sparrow

Robert Parsons (15 Dec 2018) – [Provo Airport Dike] - Ring-billed Gull, Cooper's Hawk, Bald Eagle, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Northern Shrike, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, House Finch, White-crowned Sparrow

Sam Phillips (15 Dec 2018) – [LDS Motion Picture Studio] – Mallard, California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Ring-billed Gull, Great Blue Heron, Western Screech-Owl, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Pacific Wren, American Dipper, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon), Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided), Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, House Sparrow

Steve Clark (14 Dec 2018) – [Lower Provo River Pkwy – Oxbow to Lakeshore Dr] – Mallard, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, American Goldfinch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Brewer's Blackbird

Dennis Shirley (11 Dec 2018) – [Lincoln Beach – Lincoln Point to LeBarron Point] - Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Lesser Scaup, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Western Grebe, American Coot, American Avocet, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow

Steve Clark (5 Dec 2018) – [Alpine Loop Scenic Byway – Aspen Grove TH] - Wild Turkey, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Northern Flicker, Steller's Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

Neldon Kunz (3 Dec 2018) – [Allred’s Pond] - Trumpeter/Tundra Swan {Flyover), Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, MEW GULL, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Peregrine Falcon

Steve Clark (3 Dec 2018) – [Summit Creek Number Two Reservoir] – OSPREY. Very late. Flyover. White underside, dark eye stripe contrasting with white cap above. Obvious ID, just took me by surprise to see one in December. Seen flying south/southwest for about 30 seconds.
     – Also seen: Canada Goose, Common Goldeneye, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Coot, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Harris's Sparrow (immature), Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee

Nov 2018

Suzi Holt (30 Nov 2018) – [Goshen Fields] – Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow

Dennis Shirley (29 Nov 2018) – [Spanish Fork west fields] - Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Prairie Falcon, Black-billed Magpie, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird

Steve Clark (26 Nov 2018) – [Lincoln Point to LeBarron Point] - Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Virginia Rail, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Great Blue Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Bald Eagle, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Marsh Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, European Starling, American Pipit, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, House Sparrow

Dennis Shirley (25 Nov 2018) – [LeBarron Point] - Snow Goose, GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE, Canada Goose, Tundra Swan, Northern Shoveler, American Wigeon, Mallard, Ring-necked Pheasant, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Herring Gull, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling, American Pipit, Western Meadowlark

Steve Clark (20 Nov 2018) – [Provo Airport Dike] – Mallard, Ring-necked Pheasant, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Coot, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, Bewick's Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, American Pipit, House Finch, American Goldfinch, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, House Sparrow

Dennis Shirley (18 Nov 2018) – [North Boat Harbor Drive] – Mallard, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Say's Phoebe, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, House Sparrow

Brian Shirley (18 Nov 2018) – [Powell Lake] – Great Egret

Steve Clark (17 Nov 2018) – [Sheep Creek Canyon] - Golden Eagle, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, Bushtit, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin

Steve Clark (16 Nov 2018) – [Lake Mtn – Soldiers Pass Rd] – LONG-EARED OWL.

Dennis Shirley (16 Nov 2018) – [American Fork Canyon] - PACIFIC WREN. Located at pull off 0.1 mile above mp12 0n right side of road.
     – Also seen: Golden Eagle, Steller's Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Song Sparrow

Vivian Schneggenburger (15 Nov 2018) – [Powell Lake] - SWAMP SPARROW. Continuing by growbox. Thanks to Rachel for finding it on 11/12.
     – Also seen: Canada Goose, Mallard, American Coot (Red-shielded), Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Great Blue Heron (Blue form), Red-tailed Hawk , Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored), Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon), White-crowned Sparrow, Song, Spotted , Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged), House Sparrow

Sarah Richer (14 Nov 2018) – [Utah Lake SP] - Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Greater/Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, Pied-billed Grebe, Western Grebe, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Coot, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Great Blue Heron, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Marsh Wren, American Robin, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird

Milton Moody (11 Nov 2018) – [River Lane – Sandy Beach] - Black-bellied Plover (continuing, Killdeer, Dunlin, Ring-billed Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Merlin, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, American Pipit

Jeff Hardy (10 Nov 2018) – [River Lane] - American Avocet, Black-bellied Plover, Greater Yellowlegs, Ring-billed Gull, Northern Harrier, Marsh Wren, Bewick's Wren, American Robin, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee

Steve Clark (9 Nov 2018) – [Payson City Cemetery] - Eurasian Collared-Dove, Killdeer, Red-tailed Hawk, Barn Owl, Yellow-bellied/Red-naped Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, House Sparrow

George Webb (8 Nov 2018) – [Woodland Hills, UT] – Lewis’s Woodpecker. Fairly large and dark woodpecker with gray collar and rose-red belly. In flight shows some iridescence on back and wings. Have seen it many times in this area. Perched on a telephone pole and then flew into the scrub oak.
     – Also seen: Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Prairie Falcon, Black-billed Magpie, Dark-eyed Junco

Dennis Shirley (8 Nov 2018) – [Swede Lane] - Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, Greater Yellowlegs, Bonaparte's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Herring Gull, American White Pelican, Northern Harrier, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow

Oct 2018

Rachel LeBlanc (30Oct 2018) – [Powell Lake] – White-throated Sparrow. Hanging out with White-crowned Sparrows. Upperparts mostly rufous-brown, 2 wing bars. Striking white throat and white supercillium. Grayish front with light streaking. Yellow above the lores.
     -- Also seen: Canada Goose, Mallard, Bufflehead, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, House Sparrow

Caren Brereton (28 Oct 2018) – [American Fork Canyon—Granite Flat CG] – Ruffed Grouse

Bryan Shirley (23 Oct 2018) – [Swede Lane] – Black-bellied Plover, Marbled Godwit, Pectoral Sandpiper, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs

Bryan Shirley (21 Oct 2018) – [River Lane][ - Western Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs, American Pipit

Milton Moody (19 Oct 2018) – [Yard, Provo, UT] – Band-tailed Pigeon

Rachel LeBlanc (18 Oct 2018) – [Utah Lake SP] - Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Eared Grebe, Clark's Grebe, American Coot, Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, American Pipit, American Goldfinch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Suzi Holt (17 Oct 2018) – [Sheep Creek Canyon] - Loggerhead Shrike, Northern Shrike, Common Raven, Mountain Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, White-crowned Sparrow

Dennis Shirley (13 Oct 2018) – [Provo Airport Dike] - Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Mourning Dove, American Coot, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk,

Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, European Starling, House Finch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Suzi Holt (13 Oct 2018) – [Provo Airport Dike] – Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Common Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Sandhill Crane, Downy Woodpecker, Merlin, Loggerhead Shrike, Cliff Swallow, Marsh Wren

Steve Clark (12 Oct 2018) – [Lower Fish Creek Rd] - Northern Harrier, Mountain Bluebird, Pine Grosbeak, Dark-eyed Junco

George Webb (12 Oct 2018) – [West Mountain Area] – Chukar, Golden Eagle, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Black-billed Magpie, Rock Wren, Sage Thrasher, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Sagebrush Sparrow

Bryan Shirley (12 Oct 2018) – [River Lane] – Merlin, Hermit Thrush, Brown Creeper, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Cedar Waxwing, Orange-crowned Warbler

Suzi Holt (12 Oct 2018) – [Payson, UT] – Black-chinned Hummingbird

Bryan Shirley (11 Oct 2018) – [Swede Lane] – LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL. Similar size to ca gulls but much darker back. Very far out, but yellow bill with red tip is visible.
      – Also seen: Blue-winged/Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Ring-necked Pheasant, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Black-bellied Plover, Pectoral Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, Barn Swallow, Marsh Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, American Pipit, American Goldfinch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Jeff Hardy (11 Oct 2018) – [Bartholomew Park] - Swan Goose (Domestic type), Wood Duck, Mallard, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Osprey (continuing), Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Gray Catbird, Song Sparrow, House Sparrow

Terry Reid (10 Oct 2018) – [Kuhni Wetlands] - Canada Goose, California Gull, Belted Kingfisher, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Wilson's Warbler

Steve Clark (9 Oct 2018) – [River Lane – Sandy Beach] – Semipalmated Plover, Sanderling, Herring Gull, Barn Swallow

Jeff Hardy (9 Oct 2018) – [Salem Pond] – Warbling Vireo. Apparent late migrant located in the small marshy area south of the pond. Buffy eyebrow and dark eyeline key to identification along with thick bill. Brownish-gray upper parts and buffy underparts.
     – Also seen: Pied-billed Grebe, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Coot, Osprey, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Cassin's Vireo, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, American Goldfinch, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Steve Clark (4 Oct 2018) – [River Lane – Sandy Beach] – Mallard, Ring-necked Pheasant, Western/Clark's Grebe, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, Bonaparte's Gull, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Herring Gull, Caspian Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, White-faced Ibis, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Peregrine Falcon, Black-billed Magpie, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Marsh Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, American Pipit, Cedar Waxwing, House Finch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Brewer's Blackbird, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, House Sparrow

Bryan Shirley (8 Oct 2018) – [Salem Marshes] - Canada Goose, Mallard, Sandhill Crane, White-faced Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, European Starling

Noel Zaugg (8 Oct 2018) – [Springville, UT] – Common Yellowthroat. - Small, about the size of the Lesser Goldfinches, but different shape, small bill, actively foraging in the trees and bushes like a warbler. Very plain greenish-brown above, no wing bars or other markings of any kind; narrow white eye ring; yellowish undertail coverts and slightly less yellowish throat. One reference says fall migration in the west goes September to mid-October, stragglers to late October. I can't find any other bird that fits the size, the physical description and the behavior. It looks and acts very much like a female Common Yellowthroat.
      – Also seen: Mallard, California Quail, Red-naped Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee

Robert Parsons (6 Oct 2018) – [Lindon boat Harbor & Geneva Settling Ponds] – Mallard, Pied-billed Grebe, Mourning Dove, American Coot, Least Sandpiper, Ring-billed Gull, Caspian Tern, American Kestrel, House Finch, Red-winged Blackbird, Brewer's Blackbird

Tina Nauman (6 Oct 2018) – [Lincoln Beach – Lincoln Point to LeBarron Point] – Mallard, Western Grebe, American Coot, American Avocet, Ring-billed Gull, Common Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Northern Harrier, European Starling, House Finch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird

Sherree Sheide (5 Oct 2018) – [Highland Glen Park] – Mallard, California Quail, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Ring-billed Gull, Belted Kingfisher, Downy Woodpecker (Rocky Mts.), Dusky Flycatcher, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, White-crowned Sparrow, Spotted Towhee

Steve Clark (4 Oct 2018) – [River Lane – Sandy Beach] - Canada Goose, Mallard, Eurasian Collared-Dove, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Dusky Flycatcher, Say's Phoebe, Black-billed Magpie, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Blue Grosbeak, House Sparrow

Eric Huish (3 Oct 2018) – [Squaw Peak Overlook] – Chukar, White-throated Swift, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Mountain Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, Pine Siskin, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed), Spotted Towhee, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)

Dennis Shirley (3 Oct 2018) – [River Lane] - California Quail, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, White-crowned Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, Orange-crowned Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, House Sparrow

George Webb (2 Oct 2018) – [Lakeview Parkway] - California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove (76), Ring-billed Gull, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch, Lark Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird

Dennis Shirley (1 Oct 2018) – [4400 W-5200 S, Lakeshore, UT] - Eurasian Collared-Dove, Sora, Sandhill Crane, Double-crested Cormorant, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch, White-crowned Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Sep 2018

Eric Huish (30 Sep 2018) - [Yard, Pleasant Grove, UT] - Eurasian Collared-Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, Wilson's Warbler, Western Tanager

Yvonne Carter (29 Sep 2018) - [Sundance, UT] - American Three-toed Woodpecker (Rocky Mts.). Higher ridges above Sundance, going through the conifers. Also seen: Dusky Grouse.

George Webb (29 Sep 2018) - [East Tintic Mountains] - Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Bushtit, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Dennis Shirley (26 Sep 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - American White Pelican, Cooper's Hawk, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, House Finch, Song Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Eric Huish (26 Sep 2018) - [Alpine Loop Scenic Byway] - Golden Eagle, Steller's Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)

Steve Clark (20 Sep 2018) - [Woodland Hills, UT] - Rose-breasted Grosbeak. I have been watching a Black-headed Grosbeak still hanging around in the yard the last few days. This Grosbeak arrived at the pond and I thought it was this same one when I saw it fly in. Until I got binoculars on it and noticed it was quite different looking. The first thing I noticed was the bird had an extremely white eyebrow, instead of the buffy/yellowish eyebrow of the BHGR. It was extensively streaked along the breast and flanks. Red/orange breast that turned more pale yellow as it moved down to the belly. I could not distinguish whether the bill was bicolored or just straight pale. It got a drink first and then a half a minute later took a quick bath in the pond. I chose to watch and study it rather than run for my camera. I ran and got it after, but had missed my chance for a photo. Immature male.

Jeff Hardy (22 Sep 2018) - [Squaw Peak Overlook] - Common Nighthawk, White-throated Swift, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Golden Eagle, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Lewis's Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, American Kestrel, Steller's Jay, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Violet-green Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Spotted Towhee

Steve Clark (20 Sep 2018) - [Woodland Hills, UT] - California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Wild Turkey, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird, Cooper's Hawk, Red-naped Sapsucker, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Warbling Vireo, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, House Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Pine Siskin, Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow, Brewer's Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Spotted Towhee, Yellow-breasted Chat, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Western Tanager, Black-headed Grosbeak, House Sparrow

Tim Avery (19 Sep 2018) - [Alpine Loop Rd] - Flammulated Owl, Great Horned Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl

Dennis Shirley (19 Sep 2018) - [River Lane--Sandy Beach] - Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Ring-necked Pheasant, Western Grebe, Clark's Grebe, Mourning Dove, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, American Avocet, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Great Blue Heron, White-faced Ibis, Swainson's Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Peregrine Falcon, Western Wood-Pewee, Warbling Vireo, Black-billed Magpie, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, House Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Brewer's Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Yellow-breasted Chat, Orange-crowned Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Western Tanager

Susan Lindberg (18 Sep 2018) - [Skipper Bay Trail] - Ring-necked Pheasant, Ring-billed Gull, American White Pelican, White-faced Ibis, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Black-billed Magpie, Bank Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, American Goldfinch, White-crowned Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Orange-crowned Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Dennis Shirley (17 Sep 2018) - [Lincoln Beach--Lincoln Point to LeBarron Point] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Pheasant, Clark's Grebe, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, American Avocet, Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, Marbled Godwit, Baird's Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Pectoral Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Solitary Sandpiper, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, Black-crowned Night-Heron, White-faced Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Red-tailed Hawk, Long-eared Owl, American Kestrel, Gray Flycatcher, Say's Phoebe, Western Kingbird, Loggerhead Shrike, Warbling Vireo, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, House Wren, Marsh Wren, American Robin, Sage Thrasher, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Brewer's Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Spotted Towhee, Yellow-breasted Chat, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Orange-crowned Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Wilson's Warbler,House Sparrow

Donel Jensen (16 Sep 2018) - [Orem, UT] - Eurasian Collared-Dove, Common Nighthawk, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird, Williamson's Sapsucker, Hammond's Flycatcher, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, House Wren, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, Pine Siskin, Lesser Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Bryan Shirley (12 Sep 2018) - [Lincoln Beach -- Boat Launch Area] - Mourning Dove, Common Nighthawk, American Avocet, Snowy Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Ring-billed Gull, Caspian Tern, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, Tree Swallow

Andrew Judd (12 Sep 2018) - [Payson, UT] - Black-chinned Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird, Calliope Hummingbird, Black-billed Magpie, White-breasted Nuthatch, House Finch, Lazuli Bunting

Robert Parsons (12 Sep 2018) - [Utah Lake SP] - Mallard, California Quail, Western Grebe, Clark's Grebe, Western/Clark's Grebe, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Avocet, Killdeer, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Downy Woodpecker, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Lesser Goldfinch, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Eric Huish (12 Sep 2018) - [American Fork Canyon] - Ruffed Grouse, Wild Turkey, Red-tailed Hawk, Northern Flicker, Plumbeous Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Pine Siskin, Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed), Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)

Suzi Holt (10 Sep 2018) - [Utah Lake SP] - Mallard, Clark's Grebe, American Coot, Killdeer, Wilson's Snipe, Wilson's Phalarope, Solitary Sandpiper, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Caspian Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, Dusky Flycatcher, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Marsh Wren, House Sparrow

Stephanie Greenwood (09 Sep 2018) - [Fifth Water Hot Springs and Falls] - Northern Pygmy-Owl, Northern Flicker, Plumbeous Vireo, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Canyon Wren, American Dipper, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, MacGillivray's Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Townsend's Warbler, Lazuli Bunting

Suzi Holt (6 Sep 2018) - [River Lane--Sandy Beach] - Mallard, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Mourning Dove, Common Nighthawk, American Avocet, Marbled Godwit, Spotted Sandpiper, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Great Blue Heron, White-faced Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Cassin's Vireo, Plumbeous Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Common Raven, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Marsh Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Gray Catbird, European Starling, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Virginia's Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Townsend's Warbler, Wilson's Warbler

Eric Huish (5 Sep 2018) - [Alpine Loop Rd--Mutual Dell] - Ruffed Grouse, Red-tailed Hawk, Downy/Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Steller's Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Clark's Nutcracker, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Pine Siskin, Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed), Yellow-rumped Warbler, Western Tanager

Wesley Long (3 Sep 2018) - [Lincoln Beach -- Boat Launch Area] - Killdeer, Baird's Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron (Blue form), Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Turkey Vulture, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Horned Lark, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Cliff Swallow, European Starling

Veronica Peterson (1 Sep 2018) - [Provo, UT] - Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, American Coot, American Avocet, Killdeer, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Glossy/White-faced Ibis, Osprey, Downy Woodpecker, Western Wood-Pewee, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, House Wren, Marsh Wren, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Vesper Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow Warbler

Dennis Shirley (1 Sep 2018) - [Thistle Area] - Mallard, Belted Kingfisher, Black Phoebe, Warbling Vireo, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Barn Swallow, American Robin, Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch, Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Yellow-breasted Chat, Virginia's Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler

Aug 2018

Bryan Shirley (26 Aug 2018) - [LeBarron Point] - Cinnamon Teal, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Mourning Dove, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Killdeer, Marbled Godwit, Least Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Willet, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Common Tern, Forster's Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Northern Harrier, Swainson's Hawk, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Vesper Sparrow, Yellow Warbler

Dennis Shirley (26 Aug 2018) - [River Lane -- Sandy Beach] - Canada Goose, Mallard, California Quail, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Common Nighthawk, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Spotted Sandpiper, Willet, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, American White Pelican, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Red-tailed Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, American Kestrel, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Cassin's Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Black-billed Magpie, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Bewick's Wren, American Robin, Gray Catbird, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Brewer's Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Orange-crowned Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Lazuli Bunting, House Sparrow

Bryant Olsen (25 Aug 2018) - [Utah Lake State Park--Provo Airport Dike] - Mallard, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Forster's Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron (Blue form), Great Egret, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow (American), Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, House Finch, Brewer's Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Yellow Warbler (Northern), Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), House Sparrow

Suzi Holt (21 Aug 2018) - [River Lane -- Sandy Beach] - Canada Goose, Gadwall, Mallard, California Quail, Mourning Dove, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Sandhill Crane, Spotted Sandpiper, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, White-faced Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Cooper's Hawk, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Western Wood-Pewee, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Cassin's Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Black-billed Magpie, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Barn Swallow, Gray Catbird, European Starling, Brewer's Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Nashville Warbler, Virginia's Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Wilson's Warbler, Western Tanager, House Sparrow

Ian Batterman (13 Aug 2018) - [Lincoln Beach--Boat Launch] - Mallard, Western Grebe, Clark's Grebe, Mourning Dove, Sora, Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Forster's Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron (Blue form), Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Golden Eagle, Cooper's Hawk, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Prairie Falcon, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow (American), Marsh Wren, European Starling, Brewer's Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Vesper Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Brown-headed Cowbird, Yellow Warbler (Northern)

Dennis Shirley (10 Aug 2018) - [Lincoln Point/West Mountain] - Canada Goose, Mallard, Ring-necked Pheasant, Clark's Grebe, Mourning Dove, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Snowy Plover, Killdeer, Least Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, Black-crowned Night-Heron, White-faced Ibis, Osprey, Northern Harrier, Swainson's Hawk, American Kestrel, Say's Phoebe, Western Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Lark Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Red-winged Blackbird, Yellow Warbler, Townsend's Warbler, House Sparrow

Eric Huish (8 Aug 2018) - [Nebo Bench Trailhead area] - Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Turkey Vulture, Golden Eagle, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Western Wood-Pewee, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Purple Martin, Violet-green Swallow, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Mountain Bluebird, Townsend's Solitaire, Pine Siskin, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed), Green-tailed Towhee, Orange-crowned Warbler, Virginia's Warbler, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), Western Tanager, Black-headed Grosbeak, Lazuli Bunting

Jennifer Madsen (7 Aug 2018) - [Canyon Glen Park] - Red-tailed Hawk, Western Kingbird, Warbling Vireo, Barn Swallow, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Lazuli Bunting

Vivan Schneggenburger (1 Aug 2018) - [Lake Mountains -- Soldiers Pass Rd] - Mourning Dove, Gray Vireo, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Cliff Swallow, Lark Sparrow, Sagebrush Sparrow, Western Meadowlark

Jul 2018

Joshua Kreitzer (31 Jul 2018) - [Road to Juniper SW of Soldiers Pass Rd] - Loggerhead Shrike, Bank Swallow, Northern Mockingbird, Black-throated Sparrow, Lark Sparrow

Bryan Shirley (31 Jul 2018) - [Lincoln Beach -- Boat Launch Area] - Western/Clark's Grebe, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Willet, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Osprey, Western Kingbird, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Marsh Wren, House Finch, Lark Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird

Dennis Shirley (30 Jul 2018) - [Lincoln Point] - Mallard, Ring-necked Pheasant, Clark's Grebe, Mourning Dove, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Snowy Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, Baird's Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Willet, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Swainson's Hawk, American Kestrel, Say's Phoebe, Western Kingbird, Common Raven, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Marsh Wren, European Starling, House Finch, Song Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Bullock's Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird

Tristan Herwood (25 Jul 2018) - [East Goshen Pond] - Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Mourning Dove, Black-necked Stilt, Killdeer, California Gull, White-faced Ibis, Loggerhead Shrike, Barn Swallow

Dennis Shirley (25 Jul 2018) - [Thistle Ponds] - Cinnamon Teal, Spotted Sandpiper, Belted Kingfisher, Black Phoebe, Violet-green Swallow, Barn Swallow, Red-winged Blackbird

George Webb (25 Jul 2018) - [LeBaron Point] - Canada Goose, Clark's Grebe, Mourning Dove, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird, American Avocet, Killdeer, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Great Blue Heron, White-faced Ibis, Western Kingbird, Common Raven, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, European Starling, House Finch, American Goldfinch, Bullock's Oriole, Common Yellowthroat

Eric Huish (25 Jul 2018) - [Alpine Loop Rd -- Mutual Dell] - Pacific Wren. I was driving down the canyon with my windows down when I heard a Pacific Wren singing. I found a spot to turn around, parked and walked down the road to the spot. It was still singing away. I only got a couple of short glimpses of the bird and was unable to get a photo (it was on the other side of the river). I recorded the bird singing with my phone. GPS coordinates 40.44960 -111.64782. Along the river just a little ways downstream from Mutual Dell.

Tim Avery (23 Jul 2018) - [Lake Mountains -- Soldiers Pass Rd] - Mourning Dove, Gray Flycatcher, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Gray Vireo, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, American Crow, Common Raven, Cliff Swallow, Juniper Titmouse, Bewick's Wren, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, American Robin, Sage Thrasher, Northern Mockingbird, House Finch, Chipping Sparrow, Brewer's Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Sagebrush Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Brown-headed Cowbird, Brewer's Blackbird

Tim Avery (22 Jul 2018) - [Alpine Loop Rd] - Common Poorwill, Flammulated Owl, Great Horned Owl, American Robin

Monte Neate-Clegg (22 Jul 2018) - [Mt Timpanogos -- Timpooneke Trail] - White-throated Swift, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird, Calliope Hummingbird, Golden Eagle, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Dusky Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Violet-green Swallow, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Rock Wren, Canyon Wren, Townsend's Solitaire, Swainson's Thrush, American Pipit, Black Rosy-Finch, Cassin's Finch, Red Crossbill, Pine Siskin, Fox Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Western Tanager

Jeff Hardy (20 Jul 2018) - [Nebo Loop] - Ruffed Grouse, Dusky Grouse, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Hairy Woodpecker, Dusky Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Pine Siskin, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Black-headed Grosbeak

Sam Phillips (18 Jul 2018) - [BYU -- Harrison Arboretum] - Wood Duck. Adult female and almost grown juvenile. Previously reported in this location.

Jan Hansen (17 Jul 2018) - [Manning Canyon Rd -- Cedar Valley] - Mourning Dove, Golden Eagle, Gray Flycatcher, Plumbeous Vireo, Common Raven, Bewick's Wren, Mountain Bluebird, House Finch, Lark Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Western Tanager

Johanna Eilers (12 Jul 2018) - [American Fork Canyon] - Hairy Woodpecker, Swainson's Thrush, American Robin, Yellow Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler

Dennis Shirley (12 Jul 2018) - [Mona Pole Rd -- Salamander Lake area] - American Three-toed Woodpecker. First heard drumming. Then observed both male and female. Suspected nest tree in area. observed off and on in area for 45 min. Noted overall black and white coloration - Not as crisp as Hairy or Downy. On male noted yellow crown and on both black streaked sides of breast and down white area of center back. At Salamander Lake area.
     -- Also seen: Mourning Dove, Great Horned Owl, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Violet-green Swallow, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Mountain Bluebird, American Robin, Cassin's Finch, Pine Siskin, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Green-tailed Towhee, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Western Tanager

Tim Avery (11 Jul 2018) - [Alpine Loop Rd] - Flammulated Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Western Wood-Pewee, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, House Wren, Swainson's Thrush, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Pine Siskin, Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed)

Eric Huish (11 Jul 2018) - [Timpooneke Rd] - White-throated Swift, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Turkey Vulture, Hairy Woodpecker, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Swainson's Thrush, Hermit Thrush, Cassin's Finch, Pine Siskin, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed), Green-tailed Towhee, MacGillivray's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), Western Tanager

Neil Paprocki (10 Jul 2018) - [East Goshen Pond] - Mallard, Common Nighthawk, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Killdeer, Long-billed Curlew, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Great Blue Heron, White-faced Ibis, Western Kingbird, Bank Swallow, Sage Thrasher, Western Meadowlark

Bryant Olsen (10 Jul 2018) - [River Lane -- Sandy Beach] - Canada Goose, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Western/Clark's Grebe, Mourning Dove, Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Audible), Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, White-faced Ibis, Downy Woodpecker (Rocky Mts.), Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Gray Catbird, Savannah Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Bullock's Oriole, Yellow Warbler (Northern)

Steve Clark (9 Jul 2018) - [Bridal Veil Falls Overlook] - Black Swift (4). Probably more. Never could confirm more than one at a time. Larger, all black Swift. No white on the bird, unlike the Violet-green Swallows and White-throated Swifts it was flying near. It was a great evening for the lighting. The lack of white was quite obvious when it would fly down below the ridge and along the rock face. Only then was I certain of the ID. Flight was quite obviously different as well.
     -- Also seen: White-throated Swift (5), Violt-green Swallow, Chipping Sparrow

Logan Knaphus (8 Jul 2018) - [Warm Springs WMA] - Mallard, Mourning Dove, Black-chinned Hummingbird, American Bittern, Red-tailed Hawk, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, American Robin, American Goldfinch, Yellow-breasted Chat, Bullock's Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Blue Grosbeak, Lazuli Bunting

Jake Wasden (7 Jul 2018) - [Pioneer Crossing Ponds] - Blue-winged Teal, Mallard, Sandhill Crane, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Red-tailed Hawk, Black-billed Magpie, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Red-winged Blackbird

Dennis Shirley (6 Jul 2018) - [Payson Canyon - Forest Trail #160] - Ruffed Grouse, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird, Turkey Vulture, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-naped Sapsucker, Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Western Wood-Pewee, Hammond's Flycatcher, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, Steller's Jay, Common Raven, Purple Martin, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, House Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Mountain Bluebird, Hermit Thrush, American Robin, Cassin's Finch, Red Crossbill, Pine Siskin, Chipping Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Western Tanager, Lazuli Bunting

Sam Phillips (5 Jul 2018) - [Band-tailed Pigeon Spot, Provo, UT] - Band-tailed Pigeon, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, Lesser Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Jun 2018

Suzi Holt (30 Jun 2018) - [Nebo Loop] - Northern Saw-whet Owl, Purple Martin, Violet-green Swallow, Mountain Bluebird, American Robin

Steve Clark (28 Jun 2018) - [Warm Springs WMA] - American Bittern. Seen in flight at 9:14. Flew directly in front of me from the east heading west/southwest toward the small pond and then over the Russian Olives beyond. Didn't even need binoculars for the first few seconds. As it flew it made the deep, hoarse "Kok", which is what actually alerted me to its presence in the first place. I had seen a juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron fly by in almost the exact same direction about 15 minutes prior and land next to the pond. I had been watching it just before the Bittern flyby. It made for a good comparison. The Night-Heron's "Kwok" was higher pitched when it flew. The Bittern looked larger and overall longer. It was dark and long-striped on the underside. Quite a long bill. It felt less "chunky" than the Night-Heron, possibly because of the longer neck. Long-ish legs trailing behind. I could not tell if it looked "hunchbacked". Notes written down immediately after the sighting. An individual was seen here in June last year as well. Hopefully this one sticks around a while too.
     -- Also seen: Mallard, Black-crowned Night-Heron (Juvenile), American Coot, California Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Short-eared Owl, Common Nighthawk, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, American Robin, Yellow Warbler, Song Sparrow, Yellow-breasted Chat, Bullock's Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird

Vivian Schneggenburger (16 Jun 2018) - [Fairfield, UT] - California Quail, Golden Eagle, Cooper's Hawk, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk, Mourning Dove, Great Horned Owl, Common Nighthawk, Black-chinned Hummingbird, American Kestrel, Prairie Falcon, Western Wood-Pewee, Western Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, American Robin, Sage Thrasher, European Starling, Black-and-white Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Song Sparrow, Yellow-breasted Chat, Blue Grosbeak, Lazuli Bunting, Western Meadowlark, Bullock's Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Brewer's Blackbird, House Finch, House Sparrow

Sandhya Pindi (13 Jun 2018) - [Nebo Loop] - [Nocturnal] - Western Screech-Owl

Steve Clark (13 Jun 2018) - [River Lane] - Least Flycatcher. “Che-beck”ing near the couches as has been reported by many.

Andrew Judd (13 Jun 2018) - [Payson, UT] - Evening Grosbeak

Daniel Lindhardt (12 Jun 2018) - [Fairfield, UT] - Mallard (Northern), California Quail, Mourning Dove, Great Horned Owl, Long-eared Owl, Common Nighthawk, Song Sparrow, Lazuli Bunting

Steve Clark (12 Jun 2018) - [Spanish Fork River Trail] - Summer Tanager. Originally found by Jake Wasden. Refound today by Cliff, Suzi, Sammy, and I. On the trail 100 yards west of the parking on 1100 East. (40.0749636,-111.6303249). Heard the chatter call first and then located the bird high in an ash tree. Photos to be included by each of us.

David Walton (12 Jun 2018) - [East Bay Golf Course] - Canada Goose, American Wigeon, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, Great-tailed Grackle, American Goldfinch

S. Follett (9 Jun 2018) - [Jordan River Pkwy - Pioneer Crossing to Inlet Park] - Mallard (Northern), Eared Grebe, Clark's Grebe, American White Pelican, Killdeer, Franklin's Gull, California Gull, Mourning Dove, Western Kingbird, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, Yellow Warbler, Song Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Red-winged Blackbird

Robert Parsons (5 Jun 2018) - [River Lane -- Sandy Beach] - American White Pelican, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Osprey, Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Bullock's Oriole

Colby Newman (4 Jun 2018) - [Lincoln Beach-Boat Launch area] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Mallard (Northern), Clark's Grebe, Western/Clark's Grebe, Northern Harrier, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Snowy Plover, Killdeer, Whimbrel, Spotted Sandpiper, Franklin's Gull, California Gull, Mourning Dove, Western Kingbird, Barn Swallow, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Bullock's Oriole, Brown-headed Cowbird, House Finch, American Goldfinch

May 2018

Bryan Fox (28 May 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Green-winged Teal, California Gull, Great Blue Heron, White-faced Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Sandhill Crane, Great Horned Owl, Willow Flycatcher, Bank Swallow, Brewer's Blackbird

Ian Batterman (26 May 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - MAGNOLIA WARBLER. Continuing bird, seen in flight. Dark grey back, black mask with white supercilium, yellow belly and chest with black streaks, and bold white wing patches. Also seen: Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, American Kestrel

Vivian Schneggenburger (21 May 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Gadwall, Mallard (Northern), California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked), Pied-billed Grebe, Western Grebe, Neotropic Cormorant (continuing), American White Pelican, Snowy Egret, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Osprey, Swainson's Hawk, Virginia Rail, Sora, American Coot (Red-shielded), Caspian Tern, Forster's Tern, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Western Wood-Pewee, Western Kingbird, Eastern Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow (American), American Robin, European Starling, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler (Northern), Brewer's Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Bullock's Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, American Goldfinch

Jessica and Cory Stokes (11 May 2018) - [Lincoln Beach -- Boat Launch Area] - Red-breasted Merganser. Gradient chin color vs white patch of common. Also seen: Black-bellied Plover,  Osprey.

Steve Clark (7 May 2018) - [East Goshen Pond] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Gadwall, Mallard, Northern Harrier, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Long-billed Dowitcher, Greater Yellowlegs, Western Kingbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird

Kendell Watkins (5 May 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Neotropic Cormorant. Have photos of one of the individuals. Identified by smaller size (compared to DCCO), long tail, and brownish coloring. Also observed no yellow above the bill near the eye and a white border along the triangular ending of the gular patch.

Taylor Rogers (5 May 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Merlin. This bird did not have the orange and blue colors of an American Kestrel. It was slightly larger than the kestrels I’ve seen. It did not have the brown mustache stripe of a Prairie Falcon and it was high in a tree. It had the thin white eyebrow of a Merlin. I’ve seen other Merlin’s and this bird looked similar. I looked at some of the pictures other people have uploaded of the Merlins they’ve seen in the same location and the bird I saw looked the same.

Joellen Herbert (2 May 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Canada Goose, Blue-winged Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Mallard, Canvasback, Greater/Lesser Scaup, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Eared Grebe, Clark's Grebe, Neotropic Cormorant, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Snowy Egret, Black-crowned Night-Heron, White-faced Ibis, Osprey, Northern Harrier, Cooper's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Black-necked Stilt, Killdeer, Caspian Tern, Forster's Tern, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Barn Owl, Great Horned Owl, White-throated Swift, American Kestrel, Western Kingbird, Loggerhead Shrike, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Bullock's Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, Brewer's Blackbird, American Goldfinch

Jeff Hardy (1 May 2018) - [Lincoln Beach -- Boat Launch Area] - Canada Goose, Blue-winged Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Mallard, American Coot, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Semipalmated Plover, Killdeer, Least Sandpiper, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Willet, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Western Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, American Robin, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Red-winged Blackbird

Apr 2018

Yvonne Carter (30 Apr 2018) - [Vineyard Rd] - Gadwall, Mallard, California Quail, Pied-billed Grebe, Clark's Grebe, American White Pelican, White-faced Ibis, Osprey, American Coot, Sandhill Crane,
California Gull, Caspian Tern, American Kestrel, Western Kingbird, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Marsh Wren, American Robin, Song Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird
      -- [Pioneer Crossing Ponds] - Cattle Egret, Whimbrel, Willet, Tree Swallow

Jeff Hardy (29 Apr 2018) - [Pioneer Crossing Ponds] - Snow Goose. Large white goose in immature plumage hanging out with a large flock of Canada Geese. Black wing tips and 'grin' evident.
     -- Also seen: Long-billed Dowitcher, Wilson's Phalarope, Red-necked Phalarope, Greater Yellowlegs, Herring Gull, Forster's Tern

Alton Thygerson (28 Apr 2018) - [Goshen Fields] - Canada Goose, Mallard, Turkey Vulture, Northern Harrier, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Wilson's Snipe, California Gull, Mourning Dove, Great Horned Owl, American Kestrel, Western Kingbird, Common Raven, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Barn Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, Brewer's Blackbird, Common Grackle, House Finch

Analesa Sorensen (28 Apr 2018) - [Mapleton Bike Trail] - Mallard, California Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Downy/Hairy Woodpecker, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, House Finch, House Sparrow, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Jared Davidson (27 Apr 2018) - [Alpine Loop Rd] - Steller's Jay (Interior), Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Yellow-rumped Warbler

Lauri Taylor (24 Apr 2018) - [River Lane -- Sandy Beach] - Snow Goose, Canada Goose, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked), American White Pelican, White-faced Ibis, Osprey, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Barn Swallow (American), Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), White-crowned Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged), House Sparrow

Jake Wasden (24 Apr 2018) - [River Lane -- Sandy Beach] - Golden-crowned Kinglet. Known location.

Von Welch (23 Apr 2018) - [Utah Lake Wetland Preserve - Goshen Bay] - Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, Mallard, Ring-necked Pheasant, White-faced Ibis, Northern Harrier, Sandhill Crane, American Avocet, Killdeer, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Dunlin, Long-billed Dowitcher, Greater Yellowlegs, Willet, Lesser Yellowlegs, California Gull, Short-eared Owl, Western Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Horned Lark, Tree Swallow, European Starling, Savannah Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird

Cameron Cox (21 Apr 2018) - [River Lane] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Mallard, Green-winged Teal (American), Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked), Eared Grebe, Western/Clark's Grebe, Great Blue Heron, White-faced Ibis, Turkey Vulture, Northern Harrier, Cooper's Hawk, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, California Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker (Rocky Mts.), Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), American Kestrel, Say's Phoebe, Western Kingbird, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Sage Thrasher, European Starling, American Pipit, Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's), Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadow-lark, Red-winged Blackbird, Brewer's Blackbird, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Neil Paprocki (21 Apr 2018) - [Squaw Peak Overlook] - Broad-winged Hawk. 1 light-morph (photographed) and 1 dark-morph. This is the time to see them in spring.
      -- Also seen: Wild Turkey, American White Pelican, Turkey Vulture, Golden Eagle, Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Cooper's Hawk, Northern Goshawk, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, Spotted Towhee, Pine Siskin

Pomera Fronce (20 Apr 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Long-eared Owl

Joellen Herbert (20 Apr 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Cooper's Hawk, Great Horned Owl

Dennis Shirley (18 Apr 2018) - [Swede Lane] - Ring-necked Pheasant, Swainson's Hawk, Killdeer, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Black-billed Magpie, American Robin, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Harris's Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird

Kendell Watkins (12 Apr 2018) - [Pioneer Crossing Ponds] - Whimbrel. Smaller than long-billed curlews, strong striping on the crown, long curved bill (smaller than LBCU).
      -- Also seen: Great Egret, Cattle Egret, Turkey Vulture

Kendell Watkins (11 Apr 2018) - [Pioneer Crossing Ponds] - Ross's Goose (continuing), Canada Goose, Blue-winged Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, American White Pelican, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Swainson's Hawk (Dark morph), Red-tailed Hawk, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Killdeer, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Long-billed Dowitcher, Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher, Willet, Bonaparte's Gull, Franklin's Gull, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull
(continuing), Forster's Tern, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Peregrine Falcon, Say's Phoebe, Black-billed Magpie, Common Raven, Barn Swallow, American Robin, European Starling, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Red-winged Blackbird

Steve Clark (9 Apr 2018) - [Salem Marshes] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Redhead, Common Goldeneye, Snowy Egret, White-faced Ibis, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Killdeer, Lesser Yellowlegs, Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Common Raven, American Robin, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, Brewer's Blackbird, House Sparrow

Rachel LeBlanc (7 Apr 2018) - [Thanksgiving Point Trailhead] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Mallard, Redhead, Greater Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Eared Grebe, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Osprey, Northern Harrier, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Killdeer, California Gull, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Say's Phoebe, Black-billed Magpie, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Violet-green Swallow, Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, House Finch, House Sparrow

Dennis Shirley (6 Apr 2018) - [Benjamin Slough] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, American Wigeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Eared Grebe, American White Pelican, Northern Harrier, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Black-necked Stilt, Killdeer, California Gull, American Kestrel, Common Raven, Red-winged Blackbird

Joellen Herbert (1 Apr 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Canada Goose, Wood Duck, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Ruddy Duck, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Neotropic Cormorant, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Turkey Vulture, Osprey. Northern Harrier, Swainson's Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk (Harlan's), Virginia Rail, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, American Avocet, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Great Horned Owl, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Tree Swallow, Barn Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Marsh Wren, American Robin, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird, Brewer's Blackbird, House Finch, American Goldfinch

Mar 2018

Neldon Kunz (27 Mar 2018) - [Center St., Provo, UT] - Brown-headed Cowbird. There were probably more, but these were close to the road. One male (brown head, black chunky body), 5 female ( light brown/gray, same size and shape as the male.)

Samantha Phillips (25 Mar 2018) - [Pioneer Crossing Ponds] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Snowy Egret, Sandhill Crane, Black-necked Stilt, American Avocet, Ring-billed Gull, California Gull, Herring Gull, Northern Flicker, Black-billed Magpie, Red-winged Blackbird

Sherree Sheide (20 Mar 2018) - [East Bay Golf Course] - Cackling Goose

Noel Zaugg (20 Mar 2018) - [Springville, UT] - Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Northern Flicker (Red-shafted), Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Black-capped Chickadee, American Robin, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Lincoln's Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Evening Grosbeak, House finch, American Goldfinch

Joellen Herbert (19 Mar 2018) - [Provo Airport Dike] - Canada Goose, Wood Duck, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Green-winged Teal, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Hooded Merganser, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Neotropic Cormorant, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, Ring-billed Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Brown Creeper, Marsh Wren, American Robin, Northern Mockingbird, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Sagebrush Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, House Finch, American Goldfinch

Steve Van Winkle (13 Mar 2018) - [Jordan River Pkwy - 1500 N to Lehi Main St] - Mallard, Redhead, Common Merganser, Ruddy Duck, American Coot, American Avocet, American Kestrel, American Robin, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Red-winged Blackbird

Clark Monson (11 Mar 2018) - [South Fork, UT] - Western Screech Owl, Northern Saw-whet Owl

Lauri Taylor (9 Mar 2018) - [Lake Rd - Genola to Lincoln Beach] - Canada Goose, Tundra Swan (Whistling), Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard (Northern), Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal (American), Double-crested Cormorant, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot (Red-shielded), Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, Eurasian Collared-Dove, American Kestrel, European Starling, Song Sparrow, House Finch, House Sparrow

Sherree Sheide (3 Mar 2018) - [Saratoga Springs, UT] - Bald Eagle, Ferruginous Hawk, Ring-billed Gull, Common Raven, Horned Lark, European Starling, American Pipit, Western Meadowlark, House Sparrow

Jake Wasden (2 Mar 2018) - [East Bay Golf Course] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, American Wigeon, Mallard, American Coot, Killdeer, Least Sandpiper, Ring-billed Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Belted Kingfisher, American Kestrel, Black-billed Magpie, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, Song Sparrow, House Finch

Feb 2018

Suzi Holt (28 Feb 2018) - [Lincoln Beach - Boat Launch] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Northern Harrier, American Coot, Ring-billed Gull, Peregrine Falcon, Northern Shrike, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Western Meadowlark

Jake Wasden
(27 Feb 2018)_ - [Swede Lane] - Ring-necked Pheasant, Red-tailed Hawk, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Black-billed Magpie, American Crow, White-crowned Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow (continuing), Western Meadowlark, Red-winged Blackbird

Jennifer Madsen (24 Feb 2018) - [Jordan River Parkway - Pioneer Xing to Inlet Park] - Canada Goose, Cinnamon Teal, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, California Quail, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, Great Blue Heron, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Killdeer, Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher, California Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Northern Flicker, European Starling, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Red-winged Blackbird

Alton Thygerson (24 Feb 2018) - [300 Mohican Lane, Provo, UT] - Blue Jay. Continuing in neighborhood; first time during past 3 weeks at this location.
     -- Also seen: Eurasian Collared-Dove, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Steller's Jay, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Dark-eyed Junco, Spotted Towhee, House Finch

Von Welch (24 Feb 2018) - [Grove Creek Canyon] - Golden Eagle, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (Gray-crowned), Black Rosy-Finch 

Brenda Brannen (21 Feb 2018) - [ Orem City, UT] - Pinyon Jay. My first reaction to this jay was the almost uniform grayish blue color and "stub" tail. There were no contrasting wing bars, eyebrows, undertail coverts, etc. It was definitely not my Georgia (bright) blue jay nor the Steller's jay--no crest on this jay, just a rounded head with dark eye. None of the scrub jays, including Woodhouse's, would fit either because of color differentiations and longer tails. I am confident that the 2 jays I saw at this location were, indeed, PIJA's. There was no snow in this area when I arrived 2-18-18, but it snowed all night that night so that on the 19th snow covered everything, including bird feeders. On the day I saw the PIJA's, the snow had melted enough to allow seed to be available in the feeders outside. One of the jays was at a feeder very close to the glass door where I stood. The other was at a feeder a little farther away but still in good view. I don't know if the weather change could have influenced the appearance of these birds or not, but again, by physical appearance and process of elimination of other jays, I know what I saw to be Pinyon jays.

Andrew Judd (18 Feb 2018) - [Payson City Cemetery] - Red-tailed Hawk, Clark's Nutcracker, European Starling

Kayla Echols (14 Feb 2018) - [BYU Campus] - Orange-crowned Warbler. Small, quick-moving bird foraging near a flock of Juncos--about the same size as the Juncos too, but with a proportionally shorter tail. Whole body olive-yellow-green in color, including yellow undertail/vent. Very sharp, pointy bill, with a dark but rather indistinct eye-line and very faint blurry streaking on the breast. No wingbars or particularly striking field marks besides the overall yellowish color. They stayed fairly low, sometimes only a foot off the ground, and I didn't see them venture any higher than about 20 feet.
     --  Also seen: Northern Flicker, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Spotted Towhee, House Finch

Sherree Sheide (12 Feb 2018) - [Spanish Fork, UT] - Ring-billed Gull, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), American Kestrel, European Starling, Common Grackle, Great-tailed Grackle

Bryan Shirley (8 Feb 2018) - [Cedar Valley, UT] - Chukar, Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, Common Raven, Rock Wren

Suzi Holt (3 Feb 2018) - [Nebo Loop] - Common Raven, Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Pine Grosbeak

Dennis Shirley (2 Feb 2018) - [Salem Pond] - Grater White-fronted Goose, Canada Goose, American Wigeon

Dennis Shirley (1 Feb 2018) - [Salem WTP] - Greater Scaup. Noted slightly more robust size than accompanying Lesser Scaup., more pronounced (wider) bill with more prominent black tip, pronounced buffy cheek patch, and lack of point on rear of head, which appeared flatter than Lesser.    
      -- Also seen: Canada Goose, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Wigeon, Mallard, Redhead, Lesser Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Barrow's Goldeneye, Ruddy Duck, Ring-billed Gull

Jan 2018

Suzi Holt (31Jan 2018) - [Pleasant Grove, UT] - Red-naped Sapsucker

Suzi Holt (25 Jan 2018) - [Lincoln Beach -- Lincoln Point to LeBarron Point] - Gadwall, Ring-necked Duck, Common Goldeneye, Ring-necked Pheasant, Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot, Northern Flicker, American Kestrel, Loggerhead Shrike, Northern Shrike, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Hermit Thrush, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, White-crowned Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, Red-winged Blackbird, House Finch

Von Welch (24 Jan 2018) - [Mosada, UT] - Lapland Longspur. Continuing. found among horned larks feeding in the stubble. Buffy breast, Streaked sides, pale supercilium curves around auriculars.
      -- Also seen: McCowan's Longspur.
      -- Also seen: Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Northern Harrier, Ferruginous Hawk, Merlin, Common Raven, Horned Lark, American Pipit,

Jake Wasden (20 Jan 2018) - [Orem, UT] - White-winged Dove (continuing)

Alton Thygerson (18 Jan 2018) - [Alpine Loop Rd - Aspen Grove Trailhead] - Northern Pygmy-Owl, Black-capped Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper

Jeff Cooper (12 Jan 2018) - [Saratoga Springs Harbor Park Way] - Say's Phoebe. Dark cap, buff-colored belly with light gray chest. The bird was actively fly catching from a fence about 50 or so yards from our location. I've included a highly cropped image captured with a 105mm macro lens, the only lens I had available since birding and photography were not on the agenda when I noticed the bird. Also seen: Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Western Meadowlark

Darren Hall (12 Jan 2018) - [East Bay Golf Course] - Canada Goose, Trumpeter/Tundra Swan, American Wigeon, Mallard (Northern), American White Pelican, Red-tailed Hawk, American Coot (Red-shielded), California Gull

Jeremy Telford (11 Jan 2018) - [Dairy Fork WMA] - Wild Turkey, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Townsend's Solitaire, American Robin

David Wheeler (5 Jan 2018) - [Payson City Cemetery] - Yellow-bellied Sapsucker. Very much in juvenile plumage (no red visible anywhere, brown tones rather than black on face).
       -- Also seen: Red-tailed Hawk, Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Eurasian Collared-Dove, Northern Flicker, Merlin (Taiga), Black-billed Magpie, Black-capped Chickadee, Mountain Chickadee, Juniper Titmouse, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon), White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's), House Finch, American Goldfinch, House Sparrow

Neldon Kunz (4 Jan 2018) - [Flowserve Ponds] - Canada Goose, Muscovy Duck (Domestic), Northern Shoveler, American Wigeon, Mallard, Hooded Merganser, Pied-billed Grebe, Great Egret, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Ring-billed Gull, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Black-billed Magpie, European Starling, Dark-eyed Junco, Brewer's Blackbird, Great-tailed Grackle

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