|Cattle Egret||Utah Co.|
|Wood Duck||Utah Co.|
|Black Scoter||Davis Co.|
|Hooded Merganser||Cache Co.|
|Merlin||Salt Lake Co., Weber Co.|
|Barn Owl||Box Elder Co.|
|Lewis' Woodpecker||Utah Co., Weber Co.|
|Northern Shrike||Millard Co.|
|BLUE JAY||Cache Co.|
|House Wren||Morgan Co.|
|Winter Wren||Salt Lake Co.|
|Orange-crowned Warbler||Box Elder Co.|
|NORTHERN PARULA||Box Elder Co.|
|American Tree Sparrow||Utah Co., Weber Co.|
|White-throated Sparrow||Utah Co.|
|Harris' Sparrow||Weber Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Also at the campground at Willard Bay SP, a BARN OWL was seen roosting near the base of a tree just northwest of the pond on Friday, 11/27 (KE,AS).
On the pond at First Dam, at the mouth of Logan Canyon, a male and two female HOODED MERGANSERS were seen on Tuesday, 11/24 (JB).
WINTER WRENS continue to be seen in City Creek Canyon. Two wrens were seen at picnic area 6 on Monday, 11/30 (D&MT).
LEWIS' WOODPECKERS have been seen regularly near Salem, with recent reports from Tuesday, 11/24 (NH) and Friday, 11/27 (CC,JVM). To get to the area where theyt were seen, take the road from Salem towards Spanish Fork, turn right (east) at 8800 South, turn right again at the log house, and continue south unitl the road starts to rise. Look in the trees on both sides of the road at this point.
AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS have arrived in Utah this week. Two birds were seen at Powell Slough, on the shores of Utah Lake, on Monday, 11/23, and a small flock of tree sparrows were seen at Swede Lane, west of Springville, on Friday, 11/27 (CP).
A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was seen visiting a feeder in Provo on Monday, 11/23 (MM).
Two CATTLE EGRETS were seen at Utah Lake State Park on Thursday, 11/26 (MLH).
LEWIS' WOODPECKERS have been seen regularly in the trees near the gate on 900 West in Pleasant View (IP). They were reported on Saturday, 11/28 (DJ).
Sixteen AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS were seen along the entrance road from 12th Street to Ogden Bay WMA on Friday, 11/27 (KE,AS).
A MERLIN was seen near Little Mountain on 12th Street west of Ogden on Friday, 11/27 (KE,AS).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Monday, November 30, 1998.
Observers: DA=David Allan; JB=Jared Barnes; CB=Caren Brereton; CC=Calleen Cox; KE=Kieth Evans; NH=Ned Hill; MLH=Mary Lou Huffman; DJ=David Jensen; MJ=Michael Johnson; MM=Milton Moody; IP=Ingrid Payne; CP=Christian Peay; RR=Ron Ryel; AS=Arnold Smith; MS=Mark Stackhouse; D&MT=Donna & Matt Thorum; JVM=Julie VanMoorhem
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.
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