Utah Bird Report for 9/20/98
Submitted by Mark Stackhouse ([email protected])
to the bird net
|Peregrine Falcon ||Box Elder Co.
|Ruffed Grouse ||Salt Lake Co.
|Semipalmated Plover ||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.
|Semipalmated Sandpiper ||Davis Co.
|Baird's Sandpiper ||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.
|SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER ||Box Elder Co.
|SABINE'S GULL ||Davis Co., Garfield Co., Wasatch Co.
|Common Tern ||Box Elder Co.
|Black Tern ||Box Elder Co.
|Cassin's Vireo ||San Juan Co.
|NASHVILLE WARBLER ||Salt Lake Co., San Juan Co.
|INDIGO BUNTING ||Grand Co.
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
BOX ELDER COUNTY
On Friday, 090/18, a SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER was seen at the Harold Crane
WMA. They were among 15 species of shorebirds observed there. Others
them were SEMIPALMATED PLOVER and BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, along with
FALCON and four species of terns, including COMMON TERN (KE,JR,AS).
An immature SABINE'S GULL was seen along the Antelope Island Causeway on
Thursday, 09/17. The bird was about 2.5 miles from the entrance station (RK).Richard
Kumbler (of UK)
On Friday, 09/18, the SABINE'S GULL was again seen along the south side
the causeway at mile marker 4. Other birds seen there included
PLOVER and BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, both of which were near the entrance to
Two adult SABINE'S GULLS were seen in the town of Tropic, just east of
Bryce Canyon National Park. The birds were at the town sewage ponds at
about 7 pm on Monday, 09/14 (BM).
An apparent immature INDIGO BUNTING was seen at the Matheson Wetlands in
Moab on Saturday, 09/12 (DG).
SALT LAKE COUNTY
A NASHVILLE WARBLER was seen in City Creek Canyon at picnic area #13,
below mile marker 2 on Monday, 09/14. Also in City Creek on the same
RUFFED GROUSE was seen at mile marker 2.5 (AM).
SAN JUAN COUNTY
In the riparian area along the San Juan river near the town of Bluff, a
NASHVILLE WARBLER and a CASSIN'S VIREO were seen on Sunday, 09/13 (DG).
An immature SABINE'S GULL was seen at Deer Creek Res. on Saturday,
It was seen from the last pull-out along Highway 189 before the
Midway (RT, MW).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Sunday, September 20, 1998.
Observers: KE=Keith Evans; DG=Dana Green; AM=Alan Miller; RK=Richard
Kumbler (of UK); BM=Bernard Morris (of PA); JR=Jack Rensel; AS=Arnold
Smith; RT=Robin Tuck; MW=Merrill Webb; DW=David Wheeler
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at:
or by e-mail to [email protected]
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