|American White Pelican||Utah Co.|
|Double-crested Cormorant||Box Elder Co.|
|WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE||Utah Co.|
|ROSS' GOOSE||Salt Lake Co.|
|Hooded Merganser||Box Elder Co., Utah Co., Wasatch Co., Washington Co.|
|Ferruginous Hawk||Salt Lake Co.|
|Herring Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|Thayer's Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|GLAUCOUS GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|Northern Pygmy-Owl||Salt Lake Co., Utah Co., Washington Co.|
|Bohemian Waxwing||Weber Co.|
|Rufous-crowned Sparrow||Washington Co.|
|American Tree Sparrow||Davis Co.|
|GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW||Washington Co.|
|LAPLAND LONGSPUR||Davis Co., Utah Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Other gulls reported from BRMBR include a 1st-year THAYER'S GULL and several HERRING GULLS, also seen at the northwest corner of the auto tour loop on Saturday, 01/02 (KE,JR,AS), and an adult THAYER'S GULL at the southwest corner of the auto tour loop on Tuesday, 12/29 (CW).
A male HOODED MERGANSER was seen at the third bridge on the west side of the auto tour loop at BRMBR on Tuesday, 12/29 (CW), and 3 HOODED MERGANSERS were seen on Thursday, 12/24 (TS).
A female HOODED MERGANSER was seen at the outlet to Willard Bay on Saturday, 12/26 (CW).
A late DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT was at Willard Bay on Friday, 01/01 (C&MSo).
A flock of AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS was seen at the north end of Antelope Island, in the brush near White Rock Bay, on Saturday, 01/02 (DS).
In City Creek Canyon, a NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL was heard at picnic area 12 and another was heard at picnic area 14 on Saturday, 01/02 (KB,MS).
A FERRUGINOUS HAWK was seen at 11800 South and 8400 West on Sunday, 12/27 (BO).
A NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL was seen in Hobble Creek Canyon near Springville on Saturday, 12/26. The bird was about 500 feet below the entrance to Kelley's Grove (TW).
A late AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN was seen on Utah Lake at the Utah Lake State Park marina on Tuesday, 12/29 (CB).
A pair of HOODED MERGANSERS was seen on Spring Lake south of Payson on Saturday, 01/02 (LR,TR).
A pair of HOODED MERGANSERS was seen on the Heber City Christmas Bird Count (CBC) on Deer Creek Reservoir on Saturday, 12/26, just north of Snow's Marina (MS).
Another GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW was seen at Snow Canyon SP on Monday, 12/28. The bird was in the picnic area near the park headquarters (DS).
Many RUFOUS-CROWNED SPARROWS were seen on the Zion NP CBC on Monday, 12/28. Nine of these were seen in two flocks along Pine Creek, one flock just above the bridge, and the other just below the bridge in Zion NP (MS,MT).
Two NORTHERN PYGMY-OWLS were also seen on the Zion CBC on Monday, 12/28. One was along the switchbacks on the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway below the tunnel (MS,MT), and the other was along the Virgin River just above South Campground (C&SA).
At least 13 HOODED MERGANSERS were seen on Ivins Reservoir west of Santa Clara on Wednesday, 12/30 (MS).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Monday, January 4, 1999.
Observers: C&SA=Cal & Sharron Andrus; KB=Kenneth Berhens; CB=Caren Brereton; KE=Keith Evans; B&EH=Beula & Ed Hinckley; EL=Eric LeBarron; BO=Bryant Olsen; JR=Jack Rensel; LR=Leena Rogers; TR=Tuula Rose; TS=Terry Sadler; DS=Dennis Shirley; AS=Arnold Smith; C&MSo=Carolyn & Mort Somer; MS=Mark Stackhouse; MT=Matt Thorum; CW=Cliff Weisse; TW=Tom Williams
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at: (801) 538-4730 or by e-mail to [email protected]
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