|RED-NECKED GREBE||Wasatch Co.|
|White-faced Ibis||Box Elder Co.|
|Wood Duck||Weber Co.|
|Barrow's Goldeneye||Box Elder Co., Wasatch Co.|
|Hooded Merganser||Millard Co., Wasatch Co.|
|Bald Eagle||Sanpete Co.|
|Ferruginous Hawk||Sanpete Co.|
|Golden Eagle||Sanpete Co.|
|Prairie Falcon||Utah Co.|
|Marbled Godwit||Box Elder Co.|
|Common Snipe||Wasatch Co.|
|ICELAND GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|Lewis' Woodpecker||Weber Co.|
|Northern Shrike||Sanpete Co., Wasatch Co.|
|BLUE JAY||Weber Co.|
|Common Bushtit||Wasatch Co.|
|Winter Wren||Wasatch Co.|
|Hermit Thrush||Utah Co.|
|Orange-crowned Warbler||Utah Co.|
|WHITE-THROATED SPARROW||Utah Co.|
|HARRIS' SPARROW||Weber Co.|
|Evening Grosbeak||Wasatch Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Also at BRMBR, a large flock of MARBLED GODWITS were seen at the northwest corner of the auto tour loop on Monday, 12/14, and a few late WHITE-FACED IBIS were on the ice at the refuge on the same day (TS). More than 20 ibis were reported from the refuge on Tuesday, 12/08 (C&SA).
On Tuesday, 12/08, BARROW'S GOLENEYES were seen at Mantua Reservoir and at Mayor's Pond (C&AS). Mayor's Pond is on 200 South on the eastern side of Brigham City at the mouth of Box Elder Canyon.
Birds seen along the northeastern shore of Utah Lake on Sunday, 12/13, included an ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER and a HERMIT THRUSH at the American Fork marina, another ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER at the Lindon marina, and a PRAIRIE FALCON near Vineyard (DG,JVM).
Other birds reported from Deer Creek Reservoir include two BARROW'S GOLDENEYES seen near Snow's Marina on Sunday, 12/13 (DS), a female HOODED MERGANSER seen near the eastern-most picnic area, and at least 16 COMMON SNIPE seen feeding dowitcher-style on the mudflats near the junction of Highway 189 and the Midway-Charleston Road on Saturday 12/12 (MS, many obs.).
A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen where the Provo River enters Deer Creek Reservoir on Friday, 12/11 (MM,CP,TR), and another NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen on Saturday, 12/12 near the Wallsburg arm of the reservoir (MS, many obs.).
A flock of COMMON BUSHTITS was seen in the brush near the main
boat ramp at Deer Creek Reservoir on Saturday, 12/12 (MS, many obs.).
At the Bureau of Reclamation (BoRec) mitigation area below Jordanelle Dam, a WINTER WREN was seen along the gravel road about halfway between the north and south gates on Friday, 12/11 (AM).
EVENING GROSBEAKS were reported from two locations in Heber Valley on Friday, 12/11. Several were seen at the Midway Fish Hatchery (MM,CP,TR), and a flock of at least 75 was seen just south of the north gate at the BoRec mitigation area (AM).
Another HARRIS' SPARROW was seen coming to a feeder at the Ogden Nature Center on Thursday, 12/10 (KE,JR). To get to the center, take the 12th Street exit from I-15 and go one-half mile east.
Five WOOD DUCKS were seen on the Ogden River at the West Haven Parkway on Wednesday, 12/09 (C&SA). To get there, take the 21st Street exit from I-15, and go through the water park parking area on the east side of the freeway until you reach the parkway along the river.
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Wednesday, December 16, 1998.
Observers: C&SA=Cal & Sharon Andrus; J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer; SC=Steve Carr; LC=Lois Clark; KE=Kieth Evans; DG=Dana Green; AM=Alan Miller; WM=Wade Miller; MM=Milton Moody; IP=Ingrid Paine; CP=Christian Peay; JR=Jack Rensel; TR=Tuula Rose; TS=Terry Sadler; DS=Dennis Shirley; MS=Mark Stackhouse; JVM=Julie VanMoorhem
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at: (801) 538-4730 or by e-mail to [email protected]
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