|American White Pelican||Box Elder Co.|
|WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE||Cache Co.|
|Snow Goose||Box Elder Co., Cache Co., Utah Co.|
|Ross' Goose||Salt Lake Co.|
|Peregrine Falcon||Davis Co., Utah Co.|
|Sandhill Crane||Wasatch Co.|
|Greater Yellowlegs||Box Elder Co.|
|Spotted Sandpiper||Wasatch Co.|
|Herring Gull||Washington Co.|
|Thayer's Gull||Box Elder Co., Salt Lake Co.|
|GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|GLAUCOUS GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|Northern Pygmy-Owl||Salt Lake Co.|
|Long-eared Owl||Utah Co.|
|Saw-whet Owl||Millard Co.|
|Say's Phoebe||Salt Lake Co.|
|Winter Wren||Millard Co., Salt Lake Co.|
|Hermit Thrush||Salt Lake Co.|
|Bohemian Waxwing||Wasatch Co., Weber Co.|
|Orange-crowned Warbler||Utah Co.|
|American Tree Sparrow||Utah Co.|
|FIELD SPARROW||Utah Co.|
|SWAMP SPARROW||Utah Co.|
|Harris' Sparrow||Morgan Co., Salt Lake Co.|
|GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW||Washington Co.|
|Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch||Wasatch Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Other birds seen at BRMBR included 9 GREATER YELLOWLEGS and 100 or more AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS, seen on Wednesday, 03/03 (C&SA). Several hundred SNOW GEESE were seen at the refuge on Sunday, 02/28 (CR). The Snow Geese were visible from the south side of the auto-tour loop, on the far side of the pond to the north of the road.
A SNOW GOOSE was seen at the oxbow on the Bear River, north of Benson in Cache Valley, on Saturday, 02/27 (KA,BA,JB).
A second-winter THAYER'S GULL was seen about one mile east of Saltair on Friday, 03/05 (MS). At Saltair, a SAY'S PHOEBE was seen on Sunday, 02/28 (J&KB).
The ROSS' GOOSE at the International Center, west of the Salt Lake International Airport, was still there on Friday, 03/05 (MS). The bird is on the pond behind the Hilton Hotel.
In City Creek Canyon, two WINTER WRENS were seen and heard singing on Wednesday, 03/03. The birds were near picnic areas 5 and 6. On the same day, a NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL was seen and heard calling at about 9:45 am, about 1 1/4 mile up the canyon (MS).
In Memory Grove, a HERMIT THRUSH was seen on the dirt path beyond the pond on Saturday, 02/27 (JN).
The FIELD SPARROW which has been at the Lindon Boat Harbor since 01/09, continues to be seen. It was reported on Saturday, 02/27 (CC,DG,JVM), and on Tuesday, 03/02 (LLu). The bird was in the marshy area south of the gate on Saturday, and was in the trees across the field southeast of the gate on Tuesday. Both times it was with AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS.
An ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER was seen at Anderson Park in Pleasant Grove on Saturday, 02/27 (TR).
A SNOW GOOSE was seen at the East Bay Golf Course on Sunday, 02/28 (CC,DG,JVM).
At Warm Springs WMA, two LONG-EARED OWLS were found roosting in the Russian Olives, and a PEREGRINE FALCON was seen flying overhead on Sunday, 02/28 (RJA).
At a feeder in Midway, about 300 GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCHES were seen on Friday, 02/26, and about 25 BOHEMIAN WAXWINGS were in the same area (EH,SS).
A SPOTTED SANDPIPER was seen at Deer Creek Reservoir, on the mudflat near the Charleston turn-off, on Sunday, 02/28 (LL,MS,DW).
A second-winter HERRING GULL was seen at Quail Creek Reservoir on Friday, 02/26 (JK).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Saturday, March 6, 1999.
Observers: RJA=R. J. Adams; C&SA=Cal & Sharon Andrus; KA=Keith Archibald; BA=Bob Atwood; JB=Jared Barnes; J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer; CC=Calleen Cox; DG=Dana Green; EH=Eric Huish; JK=Josh Kreitzer; LLu=Letitia Lussier; LL=Laura Lockhart; JN=Joann Natrup (of IL); CR=Cal Robbins; TR=Tuula Rose; RR=Ron Ryel; TS=Terry Sadler; AS=Arnold Smith; SS=Stan Smith; MSo=Mort Somer; MS=Mark Stackhouse; JVM=Julie VanMoorhem; DW=David Wheeler;
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