|TRUMPETER SWAN||Utah Co.|
|Ross' Goose||Washington Co.|
|Barrow's Goldeneye||Iron Co., Summit Co.|
|Bald Eagle||Box Elder Co.|
|Merlin||Davis Co., Washington Co.|
|Gray Partridge||Box Elder Co.|
|Common Moorhen||Utah Co.|
|FRANKLIN'S GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|Thayer's Gull||Box Elder Co., Utah Co.|
|GLAUCOUS GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|Long-eared Owl||Cache Co.|
|Sage Thrasher||Davis Co.|
|Bohemian Waxwing||Wasatch Co.|
|Green-tailed Towhee||Morgan Co.|
|American Tree Sparrow||Davis Co.|
|FIELD SPARROW||Utah Co.|
|WHITE-THROATED SPARROW||Utah Co.|
|Harris' Sparrow||Morgan Co.|
|Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch||Wasatch Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
At Salt Creek WMA, north of BRMBR, a FRANKLIN'S GULL was seen on Saturday, 02/06. Not only was this bird here out of season, but was also in full breeding plumage, including a pink belly (AS).
Also at Salt Creek WMA, THAYER'S GULLS and about 125 BALD EAGLES were seen on Saturday, 02/06 (AS).
In White's Valley, about 30 GRAY PARTRIDGE were seen in a field of wheat stubble near the entrance to the valley on Saturday, 02/06 (TD,MS).
Also on Antelope Island on Saturday, 02/06, a MERLIN was seen near the bison corrals, and AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS were seen near White Rock Bay (DS, m.obs.).
A HARRIS' SPARROW continues to visit the feeder at the Morgan Wastewater Treatment Plant. It was also seen on Friday, 02/05 (AS).
A WHITE-THROATED SPARROW was seen visiting a feeder in Provo on Wednesday, 02/10 (MW).
Three apparent TRUMPETER SWANS, and adult and two immatures, were seen on a pond near Lake Shore on the south side of Utah Lake (CP). The birds were in a pond which can be viewed by turning north from 4000 West and 5200 south, and going to the top of the hill. The pond is on the west side of the road.
A THAYER'S GULL was seen on the ice in the harbor at Utah Lake SP on Monday, 02/08 (CP)
An immature COMMON MOORHEN was seen at the oxbow area along the Provo River Parkway, about 1 mile upstream from the mouth of the river, on Tuesday, 02/09. Four moorhens, 2 adults and 2 immatures, were also seen at Powell Slough (DS).
A flock of about 25 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS was seen in a neighborhood on the northeast side of Heber City on Monday, 02/08 (MS).
Several ROSS' GEESE have been at the pond on the Southgate GC in St. George for the past month (JK).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Saturday, February 13, 1999.
Observers: C&SA=Cal & Sharon Andrus; AC=Alan Condie; TD=Tom Driscoll (of NC); KH=Kelly Holtzman; JK=Josh Kreitzer; CP=Cheryl Peterson; DS=Dennis Shirley; AS=Arnold Smith; MS=Mark Stackhouse; SS=Steve Summers; MW=Merril Webb; LW=Lew Wilkinson; TW=Tom Wlliams
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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