|Peregrine Falcon||Wasatch Co.|
|Common Moorhen||Davis Co.|
|Greater Yellowlegs||Davis Co.|
|Long-billed Dowitcher||Davis Co.|
|Common Poorwill||Salt Lake Co.|
|VAUX'S SWIFT||Utah Co.|
|Rufous Hummingbird||Salt Lake Co.|
|LEWIS' WOODPECKER||Davis Co.|
|Acorn Woodpecker||San Juan Co.|
|Williamson's Sapsucker||Salt Lake Co.|
|Cassin's Kingbird||San Juan Co.|
|White-breasted Nuthatch||Salt Lake Co.|
|Gray Catbird||Garfield Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A LEWIS' WOODPECKER was seen in the town of Farmington on Saturday, 08/01 and Sunday, 08/02, in a large, dead cottonwood tree across the street from the house at 1313 West 1800 North. To get there, take US 89 north towards the Cherry Hill Campground, turning left at the Chevron gas station, then immediately left again onto 1800 North. In about 200 yds., there is a church on the right, and then the house at 1313 on the left. The woodpecker has been in the dead tree in the pasture across the street, and on the utility poles along the street (BF).
A pair of WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKERS was seen along the Twin Lakes trail in upper Big Cottonwood Canyon on Saturday, 07/25 and Sunday, 07/26. They were in the trees at the first switchback. A WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH was seen at Lake Solitude on Saturday, 07/25 and a RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD was found at the same location on Sunday. 07/26 (J&KB).
A CASSIN'S KINGBIRD was seen in the "A" loop of the Squaw Flat Campground in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park on Saturday, 08/01 (MS).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Monday, August 3, 1998.
Observers: J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer; BF=Bill Fenimore; DG=Dana Green; JM=Jens Munthe; CP=Christian Peay; MS=Mark Stackhouse; PS=Priscilla Summers
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.