Utah Bird Report for 6/10/99
Submitted by Mark Stackhouse ([email protected])
to the bird net
|Black Phoebe ||Beaver Co.
|Eastern Kingbird ||Box Elder Co., Rich Co., Sevier Co.
|Purple Martin ||Juab Co., Utah Co.
|OVENBIRD ||Morgan Co.
|Northern Waterthrush ||Millard Co.
|CASSIN'S SPARROW ||Millard Co.
|Rose-breasted Grosbeak ||Millard Co.
|Blue Grosbeak ||Davis Co.
|Bobolink ||Rich Co.
|Common Grackle ||Millard Co.
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A BLACK PHOEBE was seen along the Beaver River, in the town of Beaver,
Saturday, 06/05 (P&SS). This may be the first Beaver County record of
BOX ELDER COUNTY
An EASTERN KINGBIRD was seen along the access road to Harold Crane WMA
Willard Bay SP on Tuesday, 06/08 (PD).
On Tuesday, 06/08, a pair of BLUE GROSBEAKS was seen just north of
Farmington Bay WMA. The birds were along 1525 West, just north of
A PURPLE MARTIN was seen at Fish Springs NWR on Saturday, 06/05 (DS).
is the first record of Purple Martin at Fish Springs.
A CASSIN'S SPARROW was seen during a Breeding Bird Survey in the Wah
Valley on Wednesday, 06/09. The bird was a male, and was observed
performing its flight display and song, which suggests that it may be
establishing a territory at that location (SH). To get there, take
Highway 21 west from Milford about 25 miles to the Wah Wah Ranch, which
about 1/2 mile north of the highway, and the only spot of green in the
valley. Take the county road north through the ranch for 12.5 miles.
bird was 100 feet west of the road at this point. This is the first
documented record of Cassin's Sparrow in Utah.
At Kaufman Ranch, near Black Rock, two male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAKS, a
NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH, and a COMMON GRACKLE were seen on Saturday, 06/05
An OVENBIRD was seen on Deseret Ranch, just north of Lost Creek SP on
Saturday, 06/05 (MS,m.ob.).
Four male BOBOLINKS were seen in the fields east of the road, just
the town of Meadowville, on Monday, 06/07 (C&SA). Meadowville is
just SW of Bear Lake.
Seven EASTERN KINGBIRDS were seen in a field about 1/2 mile south of
Woodruff on Saturday, 06/05 (MS, m.ob.).
An EASTERN KINGBIRD was seen about one mile NE of Annabella on
A PURPLE MARTIN was seen along the Genola Sportsman's Access Road, at
south end of Utah Lake, on Saturday, 06/05 (MJ).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Thursday, June 10, 1999.
Observers: C&SA=Cal & Sharon Andrus; PD=Phil Douglas; SH=Steve Hedges;
MJ=Mike Johnson; CR=Cal Robbins; DS=Dennis Shirley; MS=Mark Stackhouse;
P&SS=Priscilla & Steve Summers; RW=Richard Wilkinson
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.