|Horned Grebe||Davis Co.|
|Great Egret||Salt Lake Co.|
|BLACK SCOTER||Davis Co.|
|SURF SCOTER||Davis Co., Washington Co.|
|Barrow's Goldeneye||Davis Co.|
|Red-breasted Merganser||Box Elder Co.|
|Peregrine Falcon||Salt Lake Co.|
|Wilson's Phalarope||Davis Co.|
|Bonaparte's Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|ANNA'S HUMMINGBIRD||Salt Lake Co. * not seen since 11/09 *|
|Lewis' Woodpecker||Utah Co., Weber Co.|
|Northern Shrike||Davis Co.|
|BLUE JAY||Weber Co.|
|Winter Wren||Salt Lake Co., Utah Co.|
|NORTHERN PARULA||Box Elder Co.|
|WHITE-THROATED SPARROW||Box Elder Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was again seen in the campground at Willard Bay SP, this time on Thursday, 11/12. It was near campsite 2 (SA).
On the lake at Willard Bay, many BONAPARTE'S GULLS have been present throughout the week (many obs.), and a RED-BREASTED MERGANSER was along the shore near the parking area on Saturday, 11/14 (RJA,KJ,CO).
A female SURF SCOTER was seen on Friday, 11/13, on the north side of the causeway between mile marker 3 and the island (BS,SG).
Female OLDSQUAW also continue to be seen on the Antelope Island Causeway, with sightings of single birds on Wednesday, 11/11 (SH), and Friday, 11/13 (BS,SG). Two Oldsquaw were seen on Saturday, 11/14 (RJA,KJ,CO)The sightings have been scattered all along the causeway.
Other birds seen along the Antelope Island Causeway include several groups of BARROW'S GOLDENEYES on Saturday, 11/14 (many obs.), and a late WILSON'S PHALAROPE at the marina, also on Saturday, 11/14 (MS,DW).
At Farmington Bay WMA on Saturday, 11/14, a HORNED GREBE was seen in the main pond near the first bridge on the western dike road, and a NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen just east of where the main entrance road bends west (MS,DW).
A GREAT EGRET was seen flying over Nibley Park in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, 11/11 (JVM).
WINTER WRENS continue to be seen in City Creek Canyon. One one has been near the entrance gate, with a first report from this area on Saturday, 11/07 (GW), and another report on Wednesday, 11/11 (JVM). Wrens were also found between picnic areas 3 & 4 and at picnic area 6 on Wednesday, 11/11 (JVM).
A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery on Friday, 11/13 (RJA).
A WINTER WREN was again seen at Canyon Glen Park in Provo Canyon on Saturday, 11/14 (AG,YS).
A LEWIS' WOODPECKER was seen in the oak trees near the gate on 900 West in Pleasant View, just below the house with the Blue Jays, on Saturday, 11/14 (RJA,KJ,CO).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Sunday, November 15, 1998.
Observers: RJA=R.J. Adams; SA=Sharon Andrus; J&KB=Joel and Kathy Beyers; M&PD=Matt & Pia DeVries; SG=Sharon Gander; AG=Alan Godwin; SH=Sue Hinde; KJ=Kevin Johnson; CO=Carrie Oliver; TR=Tuula Rose; MS=Mark Stackhouse; YS=Yvonne Stroup; BS=Barbara Stubblefield; JVM=Julie VanMoorhem; GW=Glen Warchol; 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.