|Snowy Egret||Box Elder Co.|
|Snow Goose||Utah Co.|
|Wood Duck||Salt Lake Co.|
|Blue-winged Teal||Utah Co.|
|EURASIAN WIGEON||Box Elder Co.|
|Virginia Rail||Box Elder Co.|
|American Avocet||Box Elder Co.|
|Greater Yellowlegs||Box Elder Co.|
|Baird's Sandpiper||Box Elder Co.|
|Bonaparte's Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|BLACK-TAILED GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|Herring Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|Thayer's Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|GLAUCOUS GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|VARIED THRUSH||Cache Co.|
|HARRIS' SPARROW||Salt Lake Co.|
|Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch||Cache Co.|
|Black Rosy-Finch||Cache Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A male EURASIAN WIGEON was seen in a pond on the north side of the road to BRMBR, about 4 miles west of I-15 on Saturday, 03/13 (DG,KL).
Other gulls seen at the "gull feeding place" at BRMBR included about 5 1st- and 2nd-winter GLAUCOUS-WINGED GULLS and 3 GLAUCOUS GULLS, 1 adult and 2 2nd-winter, along with numerous HERRING GULLS and THAYER'S GULLS on Sunday, 03/14 (M&PD,TR,MS). An adult Glaucous Gull and several Glaucous-winged Gulls were seen again at the same place on Tuesday, 03/16 (LW).
Several other interesting birds were seen at BRMBR this past weekend. They include a SNOWY EGRET, seen on Tuesday, 03/16 (LW), and AMERICAN AVOCETS, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS and BONAPARTE'S GULLS seen on Saturday, 03/13 and Sunday, 03/14 (m. obs.).
A VIRGINIA RAIL was seen feeding in the stream behind the campground host campsite at Willard Bay SP on Sunday, 03/14 (CR).
Two BLACK ROSY-FINCHES were in a large flock of GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCHES at a feeder in Hyde Park on Saturday, 03/12 (RDA).
Two pairs of WOOD DUCKS were seen at the mouth of Emmigration Canyon on Thursday, 03/11 (HR).
SNOW GEESE were seen in the pond near the north end of 4000 West in Lakeshore on Sunday, 03/14 (DS).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
Observers: RDA=Robert(Bob) D. Atwood; M&PD=Matt & Pia DeVries; DG=Dana Green; KL=Kent Lewis; HR=Hana Ramsburger; CR=Cal Robbins; TR=Tuula Rose; DS=Dennis Shirley; MS=Mark Stackhouse; DW=David Wheeler; LW=Larene Wyss
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