|Common Loon||Sevier Co.|
|Great Egret||Davis Co., Juab Co., Kane Co., Utah Co|
|LITTLE BLUE HERON||Utah Co.|
|Tundra Swan||Sevier Co.|
|Blue-winged Teal||Davis Co.|
|Red-breasted Merganser||Box Elder Co.|
|Common Black-Hawk||Washington Co.|
|Peregrine Falcon||Salt Lake Co.|
|Whooping Crane (introduced)||Wasatch Co.|
|Red-necked Phalarope||Washington Co.|
|Bonaparte's Gull||Davis Co.|
|ANNA'S HUMMINGBIRD||Washington Co.|
|Bendire's Thrasher||Washington Co.|
|Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler||Washington Co.|
|WHITE-THROATED SPARROW||Cache Co.|
|GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW||Washington Co.|
|DICKCISSEL||Salt Lake Co.|
|Great-tailed Grackle||Juab Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE has been present in the staff housing area at Fish Springs NWR from Thursday, 04/23 through at least Monday, 04/26 (JBa). Birders wishing to bird the housing area need to request permission at the refuge office on weekdays, or at one of the residences on weekends.
The YELLOW-FOOTED GULL which was seen at Lake Powell on Wednesday, 04/21, has not been seen since Friday, 04/23.
A PEREGRINE FALCON was seen near the junction of I-215 and 21st South in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, 04/21 (BC).
A COMMON LOON was still on Koosharem Reservoir as of Friday, 04/23 (JF).
Two GREAT EGRETS were seen at the north end of 4000 West in Lakeshore on Saturday, 04/24 (MM,m.obs.). This is the same area where Great Egrets nested last year.
A GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROW was seen along the road through the Beaver Dam Mountains, at a pullout about 5 miles south of the junction with the road to Gunlock Reservoir, on Tuesday, 04/27 (MS).
A BENDIRE'S THRASHER was seen and heard singing just south of Zella Tank, on the southwest slope of the Beaver Dam Mountains, on Monday, 04/26, and again on Tuesday, 04/27 (MS,DW). To get to Zella Tank, take the Welcome Springs Pipeline Road south from the road to Lytle Ranch.
A pair of COMMON BLACK-HAWKS continues to be seen at Lytle Ranch, at the first grove of cottonwoods north of the ranch. They were seen on Saturday, 04/24 (DA), and on Tuesday, 04/27 (MS). Also at Lytle Ranch, a "Myrtle" race of the YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER was seen on Saturday, 04/24 (DA).
A flock of RED-NECKED PHALAROPES was on Quail Creek Reservoir on Monday, 04/26 (MS,DW).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Thursday, April 29, 1999.
Observers: DA=Dave Allen (of NV); JBa=Jay Banta; J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer; SC=Steve Carr; BC=Brandy Cox; JF=Joel Florey; RF=Rick Fridell; SG=Scott Gruwell; PJ=Pat Jividen; TM=Tom Madden; MM=Milton Moody; TP=Troy Parkin; RR=Ron Ryel; SSm=Stan Smith; C&MSo=Carolyn & Mort Somer; MS=Mark Stackhouse; P&SS=Priscilla & Steve Summers; MW=Merrill Webb; DW=David Wheeler
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.