|Eared Grebe (albinistic)||Davis Co.|
|Snowy Plover||Salt Lake Co.|
|Marbled Godwit||Davis Co.|
|RUDDY TURNSTONE||Davis Co.|
|Baird's Sandpiper||Salt Lake Co.|
|PECTORAL SANDPIPER||Salt Lake Co.|
|COMMON TERN||Salt Lake Co.|
|VAUX'S SWIFT||Utah Co.|
|LEWIS' WOODPECKER||Davis Co.|
|Acorn Woodpecker||San Juan Co.|
|Cassin's Kingbird||San Juan Co.|
|Blue Grosbeak||Davis Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Other sightings from the causeway include an apparently albinistic EARED GREBE which was seen in the same area as the turnstone on Friday, 07/31 (AP), and a MARBLED GODWIT, which was seen on the mudflats at the causeway entrance on Sunday, 08/02 (J&KB).
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). This bird was again reported on Wednesday, 08/05 (CG).
A male and two female BLUE GROSBEAKS were seen along Glover Lane in Farmington on Sunday, 08/02. They were at the point where the railroad crosses the lane west of I-15 (J&KB).
On Tuesday, 08/04, 10 COMMON TERNS were seen feeding in the pond south of the marina at the Great Salt Lake State Park, just west of Saltair (SS).
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 Thursday, August 6, 1998.
Observers: J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer; BF=Bill Fenimore; CG=Carol Gwynn; JM=Jens Munthe; AP=Ann Pierce; SS=Stan Smith; MS=Mark Stackhouse
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