|Great Egret||Davis Co.|
|Common Moorhen||Davis Co.|
|Snowy Plover||Salt Lake Co.|
|Marbled Godwit||Utah Co.|
|Western Sandpiper||Utah Co.|
|Baird's Sandpiper||Salt Lake Co.|
|Long-billed (?) Dowitcher||Utah Co.|
|Caspian Tern||Utah Co.|
|Short-eared Owl||Salt Lake Co.|
|Williamson's Sapsucker||Utah Co.|
|Three-toed Woodpecker||Duchesne Co.|
|Eastern Kingbird||Davis Co.|
|WHITE-EYED VIREO||Juab Co.|
|White-breasted Nuthatch||Duchesne Co.|
|Blue Grosbeak||Utah Co.|
|Black Rosy-Finch||Duchesne Co.|
|Pine Grosbeak||Duchesne Co.|
|White-winged Crossbill||Duchesne Co.|
|Evening Grosbeak||Salt Lake Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A THREE-TOED WOODPECKER was seen and heard drumming in the trees east of the parking area at the Bald Mountain Trailhead on Sunday, 07/19 (AG,SH,D&MS,YS). The bird was later seen in one of the dead trees at the southwest corner of the parking lot. A pair of Three-toed Woodpeckers was seen just east of the parking area on Wednesday, 07/22 (MM).
A female BLACK ROSY-FINCH was seen at the south end of the eastern face of Bald Mountain on the morning of Sunday, 07/19 (AG,SH,D&MS,YS).
A WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH was working the trees in the same area. Another Black Rosy-Finch was seen at the Bald Mountain Trailhead parking lot on Wednesday, 07/22 (MM).
Several PINE GROSBEAKS were working the area around Mirror Lake on Sunday, 07/19 (AG,SH,D&MS,YS).
A SHORT-EARED OWL has been seen regularly near the junction of State Route 111 and 11800 South, near Butterfield Canyon in southwest Salt Lake County. The most recent sighting was Saturday, 07/18 (DG).
A male EVENING GROSBEAK was observed feeding a juvenile along the boardwalk at Silver Lake in Big Cottonwood Canyon on Sunday, 07/19 (KJ,TJ).
A number of interesting birds have been seen at the Swede Lane muflats on the south side of Provo Bay. On Tuesday, 07/21, 51 MARBLED GODWITS, 15 CASPIAN TERNS, 14 DOWITCHERS (probably Long-billed) and 5 WESTERN SANDPIPERS were present there. A male BLUE GROSBEAK was in the trees along the entrance road (MW). To get there, take the southern Springville exit from I-15, and go west to Swede Lane (2750 West) and go north, following the sign to the sportsman's access.
Observers: J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer; AB=Ann Braun; AG=Alan Godwin; DG=Dana Green; CG=Carol Gwynn; SH=Stan Heath; KJ=Kevin Johnson; TJ=Tony Jones; MM=Milton Moody; CP=Christian Peay; D&MS=Dee & Mark Stackhouse; YS=Yvonne Stroup; MW=Merrill Webb; LW=Larene Wyss
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at: (801) 538-4730 or by e-mail to [email protected] You may e-mail questions and comments to [email protected] or you may call (801) 487-9453.