|GREEN HERON||Utah Co.|
|White-faced Ibis||Box Elder Co.|
|ROSS' GOOSE||Salt Lake Co.|
|Greater Scaup||Salt Lake Co.|
|White-winged Scoter||Davis Co.|
|Red-breasted Merganser||Salt Lake Co.|
|Northern Goshawk||Davis Co.|
|RED-SHOULDERED HAWK||Iron Co.|
|Merlin||Salt Lake Co.|
|Marbled Godwit||Box Elder Co.|
|Long-billed Dowitcher||Utah Co.|
|Red-necked Phalarope||Davis Co.|
|Northern Pygmy-Owl||Salt Lake Co.|
|Saw-whet Owl||Utah Co.|
|Winter Wren||Davis Co., Salt Lake Co., Weber Co.|
|Hermit Thrush||Salt Lake Co.|
|VARIED THRUSH||Weber Co.|
|WHITE-THROATED SPARROW||Utah Co.|
|HARRIS' SPARROW||Davis Co., Salt Lake Co., Weber Co.|
|LAPLAND LONGSPUR||Utah Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Also on the Salt Lake City CBC, on Sunday, 12/20, an adult NORTHERN GOSHAWK and a WINTER WREN were seen at Mueller Park in Bountiful (AG,MS,LW).
Along the Antelope Island Causeway, a WHITE-WINGED SCOTER was seen on Sunday, 12/20 (SR), and a RED-NECKED PHALAROPE was seen on Saturday, 12/19 at mile marker 2 (CW).
A HARRIS' SPARROW was seen in Dimple Dell Park on Thursday, 12/24. The bird was in the brush near the park entrance at 1300 East (KB).
Also at Dimple Dell park, 2 HERMIT THRUSHES were seen on Tuesday, 12/22, near the 1300 East Entrance (KB).
Two HERMIT THRUSHES were also seen in Parley's Gulch, near Tanner Park, on Thursday, 12/24 (ND).
On the pond at Wingpointe Golf Course at the Salt Lake International Airport, a female RED-BREASTED MERGANSER and 3 GREATER SCAUP were seen during the Salt Lake City CBC on Sunday, 12/20 (AG,MS,LW).
In City Creek Canyon, a NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL was heard at picnic area 12 on the Salt Lake City CBC, on Sunday, 12/20 (AG,C&TN,MS,LW), and another pygmy-owl was seen just above the 2 mile marker on Monday, 12/21 (SR,MS). A WINTER WREN was seen on the CBC on Sunday, 12/20 at picnic area 6 (MV), and another was seen at picnic area 12 on Monday, 12/21 (SR,MS).
A MERLIN was seen at 659 South Redwood Road on Monday, 12/21 (WH).
On the Provo CBC, on Saturday, 12/19, a GREEN HERON was seen at the Oxbow section of the Provo River, about 1 mile upstream from the mouth, a WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was seen just north of the Orem Cemetary, a SAW-WHET OWL was seen at Paul Ream Park on the Provo River, and a late LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER was found at the East Bay Golf Course (MW).
The HARRIS' SPARROW which has been coming to a feeder at the Ogden Nature Center, was found for the Ogden CBC on Saturday, 12/19. A WINTER WREN was also seen at the Nature Center (JB). To get to the center, take the 12th Street exit from I-15 and go one-half mile east.
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Friday, December 25, 1998.
Observers: JB=John Bellmon; KB=Kenneth Berhens; BB=Bob Brodestein; ND=Nathan Darnall; BF=Bill Fenimore; AG=Alan Godwin (now of KS, bye, and good birding Alan!); SH=Sue Hinde; WH=Wade Hoffman; SR=Sue Reehm (of KY); JR=Jack Rensel; MS=Mark Stackhouse; P&SS=Priscilla & Steve Summers; MV=Martha Veranth; MW=Merrill Webb; CW=Cliff Weisse; LW=Larene Wyss
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