|Horned Grebe||Utah Co.|
|RED-NECKED GREBE||Wasatch Co.|
|Tundra Swan||Summit Co.|
|HARLEQUIN DUCK||Salt Lake Co.|
|Oldsquaw||Davis Co., Salt Lake Co.|
|Barrow's Goldeneye||Salt Lake Co.|
|Hooded Merganser||Cache Co., Summit Co., Utah Co.|
|Northern Goshawk||Utah Co.|
|Marbled Godwit||Box Elder Co.|
|Red-necked Phalarope||Davis Co.|
|Herring Gull||Davis Co., Salt Lake Co.|
|Thayer's Gull||Davis Co.|
|Burrowing Owl||Davis Co.|
|Winter Wren||Cache Co., Washington Co.|
|Bohemian Waxwing||Wayne Co.|
|Orange-crowned Warbler||Box Elder Co., Morgan Co.|
|NORTHERN PARULA||Box Elder Co.|
|American Tree Sparrow||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.|
|WHITE-THROATED SPARROW||Cache Co.|
|ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK||Utah Co.|
|Common Grackle||Wayne Co.|
|Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch||Salt Lake Co., Wayne Co.|
|Black Rosy-Finch||Salt Lake Co., Wayne Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Hundreds of MARBLED GODWITS were at two different locations along the west side of the auto tour loop at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (BRMBR) on Saturday, 12/05. On the same day, a lone AMERICAN TREE SPARROW was seen on the road to BRMBR, about 6 miles west of I-15 (D&MS).
On the pond at First Dam, at the mouth of Logan Canyon, two female HOODED MERGANSERS were seen on Saturday, 12/05 (D&MS)).
On Antelope Island, a BURROWING OWL was still present southwest of the visitor's center on Saturday, 12/05 (D&MS).
AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS were seen along Gentile Street west of Layton on Sunday, 12/06 (DG,JVM).
Other birds at the Saltair marina on Monday, 12/07 included a male OLDSQUAW, two BARROW'S GOLDENEYES, and a HERRING GULL (MS).
Both BLACK and GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCHES were reported visiting feeders at Alta on Tuesday, 12/01 (ST). The feeders are located along the Alta Bypass Road between Snowbird and Alta Ski Resorts.
Two HORNED GREBES were seen on Monday, 12/07 at the north end of 4000 West in Lake Shore (west of Springville) (MM).
A male and a female HOODED MERGANSER were seen near Swede Lane, along the south shore of Provo Bay west of Springville, on Tuesday, 12/01 (CPe). The birds were at the end of the short road that goes west from near the end of Swede Lane.
A female NORTHERN GOSHAWK was seen at Secret Pond, just north of the town of Goshen at the south end of Utah Lake on Tuesday, 12/08 (DA).
A WINTER WREN was seen in Canyon Glen Park in Provo Canyon on Tuesday, 12/01 (CPe).
A COMMON GRACKLE and a flock of BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were seen in downtown Torrey on Monday, 12/07 (ASch).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Wednesday, December 9, 1998.
Observers: DA=Darlene Amott; BA=Bob Atwood; JB=Jared Barnes; SC=Steve Carr; AC=Allen Christensen; KE=Kieth Evans; DG=Dana Green; NH=Ned Hill; LL=Letitia Lussier; MM=Milton Moody; CP=Christian Peay; CPe=Cheryl Peterson; JR=Jack Rensel; ASch=Alan Schmierer; LS=Lee Shirley; AS=Arnold Smith; MSo=Mort Somers; D&MS=Dee & Mark Stackhouse; MS=Mark Stackhouse; ST=Susan Thomas; JVM=Julie VanMoorhem; MW=Merrill Webb
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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Salt Lake City, UT 84105