|Gray Partridge||Box Elder Co.|
|Wild Turkey||Washington Co.|
|Common Moorhen||Davis Co.|
|Black-bellied Plover||Davis Co.|
|AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER||Davis Co.|
|RUDDY TURNSTONE||Davis Co.|
|Semipalmated Sandpiper||Juab Co.|
|Western Sandpiper||Juab Co.|
|Baird's Sandpiper||Juab Co.|
|Pectoral Sandpiper||Box Elder Co., Juab Co.|
|SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER||Davis Co., Juab Co.|
|Red-necked Phalarope||Juab Co.|
|Boneparte's Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|Common Tern||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.|
|Northern Pygmy-Owl||Washington Co.|
|CASSIN'S VIREO||Washington Co.|
|Plumbeous Vireo||Washington Co.|
|Western Scrub Jay (albinistic)||Salt Lake Co.|
|Red-breasted Nuthatch||Washington Co.|
|White-breasted Nuthatch||Washington Co.|
|Pygmy Nuthatch||Washington Co.|
|NASHVILLE WARBLER||Utah Co., Washington Co.|
|Townsend's Warbler||Washington Co.|
|Grace's Warbler||Washington Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Several PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, BONEPARTE'S GULLS, and COMMON TERNS were seen on the mudflats just below the south dike of Willard Bay on Friday, 09/04 (GG&MS). To get there, take exit 354 from I-15, and follow the signs to the South Marina of Willard Bay State Park, continuing west when the road turns north to the marina. Follow the gravel road towards Harold Crane WMA until the road passes along the south side of the Willard Bay Dike. The mudflats are along the south side of the road.
An AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER was seen on the mudflats to the north of the entrance to the Antelope Island Causeway on Sunday, 09/06. Two BLACK-BELLIED PLOVERS were also seen at the same location (J&KB).
A SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER was seen at marina at the north end of Antelope Island on Saturday, 09/05 (RJA&KJ).
At Farmington Bay WMA, a COMMON TERN was seen at the south end of the western dike road on Saturday, 09/06 (RJA&KJ). A COMMON MOORHEN, along with three juvenile moorhens, was seen in the same area where moorhens have been reported through much of the summer, in the pond to the west of the main entrance road where the road turns west (J&KB).
At the Pine Park Campground, a NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL was heard calling on the evening of Saturday, 09/05 (MS&DW). To get to the Pine Park Campground, take the road west out of the town of Enterprise into Dixie NF, and follow the signs to Pine Park.
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Tuesday, September 8, 1998.
Observers: J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer; AC=Alan Condie; NH=Ned Hill; EH=Eric Huish; AM=Alan Miller; J&KM=Jens & Kathy Munthe; B&MP=Bob & Marilyn Parsons; MS=Mark Stackhouse; JT=Jack Torrey; JW=Jerry Wall; DW=David Wheeler
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.