Utah County Birders
Meetings / Field Trips:


No meeting in July. See field trip info below.


Saturday, July 8: Elberta Slant Road
7am-noon or so

Suzi Holt will lead a trip to Elberta Slant Road and the surrounding area to look for local target species such as Gray Vireo and Black-throated Sparrow. Meet at the northeast corner of the Payson Wal-Mart at 7am to carpool.

Saturday, July 15th: Higher Elevation Species Trip

Keeli Marvel will lead a trip up the Mirror Lake Hwy in search of higher elevation species such as Clark's Nutcracker, Red Crossbills, Pine Grosbeaks, and Gray Jays. Meet at the parking lot at the mouth of Provo Canyon to carpool. All vehicles will need a pass to park along the Mirror Lake Hwy, so bring $6 cash, or your American the Beautiful (Natl. Park) Pass. Bring a lunch, sunscreen, and bug spray.

Date to Be Determined: Owling Field Trip

Dennis Shirley has offered to lead an owling trip on a week night later this month. Stay tuned for more details. Date and time will be announced via the Utah Birds hotline and will be posted on the UCB Facebook page.

We are actively recruiting people to lead local half-day field trips, any time, any place.  If you would like to lead a field trip or if you have any ideas for this year’s field trips, please contact Bryan Shirley at - [email protected]  

Field Trip Reports


UCB Field Trips- Bryan Shirley   801-722-9346  [email protected]
UCB Programs- Dennis Shirley  801-423-1108  [email protected]
UCB Newsletter- Josh Kreitzer  435-668-5951 [email protected]
UCB Calendar- Josh Kreitzer  
435-668-5951  [email protected]
President- Keeli Marvel  
801-602-9566  [email protected] 

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