|YELLOW-BILLED LOON||Kane Co.|
|"BEWICK'S" SWAN||Box Elder Co.|
|Ross' Goose||Salt Lake Co.|
|Cinnamon Teal||Utah Co.|
|Greater Scaup||Box Elder Co., Utah Co.|
|Barrow's Goldeneye||Box Elder Co.|
|Merlin||Box Elder Co.|
|Gray Partridge||Box Elder Co.|
|GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|GLAUCOUS GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|hybrid "YS x RS" No. Flicker||Salt Lake Co.|
|Northern Shrike||Box Elder Co.|
|BLUE JAY||Cache Co.|
|Hermit Thrush||Utah Co.|
|Bohemian Waxwing||Utah Co., Weber Co.|
|WESTERN TANAGER||Salt Lake Co.|
|American Tree Sparrow||Box Elder Co., Utah Co., Weber Co.|
|FIELD SPARROW||Utah Co.|
|Lapand Longspur||Box Elder Co.|
|Yellow-headed Blackbird||Weber Co.|
|Black Rosy-Finch||Davis Co.|
|Red Crossbill||Weber Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A "BEWICK'S" SWAN was seen at BRMBR on Thursday, 01/28, at the southwest corner of the auto tour loop (AC). The "Bewick's" Swan is the Eurasian race of the Tundra Swan, and has much more extensive yellow at the base of the bill than North American Tundra Swans.
About 4 miles east of the entrance to BRMBR, hundreds of AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS, a LAPLAND LONGSPUR, and a "suckleyi" MERLIN were seen on Thursday, 01/28 (AC).
BARROW'S GOLDENEYE and several GREATER SCAUP were seen on Maheur's Pond in Brigham City on Sunday, 01/31 (DG,JVM).
Near the White's Valley exit from I-84 northwest of Tremonton, a NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen on Saturday, 01/30, and on the same day, about 30 GRAY PARTRIDGE were seen about 3/4 mile from the exit on the White's Valley Road (RJA,KJ,CN).
The ROSS' GOOSE at the International Center west of the Salt Lake airport continues to be seen, with reports of the bird from Saturday, 01/30 (DJ) and Sunday, 01/31 (AS). The bird is in the pond to the south of the Hilton Hotel.
A hybrid "Yellow-shafted X Red-shafted" Flicker was seen in a yard north of Olympus Cove at the base of Grandeur Peak on Sunday, 01/31 (RA).
About 35 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGs were seen in the Provo Cemetery on Thursday, 01/28 (AH).
A male GREATER SCAUP was seen again on Salem Pond on Saturday, 01/30. Also on Salem Pond, a male CINNAMON TEAL was seen on Saturday, 01/30 (DS,MS,many obs.), and 3 male and 2 female Cinnamon Teal were seen on Tuesday, 02/02 (DS).
On Saturday, 01/30, two HERMIT THRUSHES were seen at Warm Springs WMA south of Utah Lake (MS,many obs.).
At about 7500 West and 12th Street west of Ogden, a flock of AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS and a few YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRDS were seen on Sunday, 01/31 (DG,JVM).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Friday, February 5, 1999.
Observers: RA=Roy Adams; RJA=R.J. Adams; DA=David Allan; JB=Jim Bailey; J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer; AC=Alan Condie; DG=Dana Green; AH=Alona Huffaker; DH=Dick Hurren; DJ=David Jensen; KJ=Kevin Johnson; JM=Jim Messinger; KM=Keith Morlock; CN=Colby Neuman; RR=Ron Ryel; AS=Arlene Sant; DS=Dennis Shirley; JS=John Spence; 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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