Utah Bird Report for 6/22/99
Submitted by Mark Stackhouse ([email protected])
to the bird net
|Marbled Godwit ||Box Elder Co.
|Rufous Hummingbird ||Wasatch Co.
|Winter Wren ||Davis Co.
|NORTHERN PARULA ||Uintah Co., Utah Co.
|OVENBIRD ||Utah Co.
|CASSIN'S SPARROW ||Millard Co.
|LARK BUNTING ||Box Elder Co.
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
BOX ELDER COUNTY
A LARK BUNTING was seen northwest of Fielding, Utah on Wednesday,
The bird was along 18000 North, about 1/4 mile west of 2800 West (CR).
Several small groups of MARBLED GODWITS were seen at various places
the road to Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge on Thursday, 06/17
A pair of WINTER WRENS was seen in North Canyon, east of Bountiful, on
Thursday, 06/17. They were about 2.5 miles up the canyon from the
lot, in a thicket along the stream (BO). Their behavior suggested that
may be nesting in the area.
The CASSIN'S SPARROW continues to be seen in the Wah Wah Valley. It was
seen on Friday, 06/18 (R&TS) and on Sunday, 06/20 (JC,B&MS,LW). To get
there, take State Highway 21 west from Milford about 25 miles to the
Wah Ranch, which is about 1/2 mile north of the highway, and the only
of green in the valley. Take the county road north through the ranch
about 12.5 miles to the cairn on west side of the road. On Friday, the
was just east of the cairn, and on Sunday it was east of the road about
yards north of the cairn. This is the first documented record of
Sparrow in Utah.
A NORTHERN PARULA was seen in a small grove of cottonwoods along the
River, just south of Bonanza, on Thursday, 06/17 (JG).
Another NORTHERN PARULA was seen near the end of River Lane in Lake
on Friday, 06/18. It was near where a side road heads directly north to
An OVENBIRD continues to be seen in Loafer Canyon, at the southeast
of Utah Valley south of Salem. It has been seen by many observers, with
most recent report from Sunday, 06/20 (K&JB). To get to the place, go
on 300 West in Salem, following the jogs in the road to the east and
until you reach Loafer Canyon. Take the road up the canyon to the end,
then follow the trail for another 300 yards to the east, where a log in
middle of the trail marks the spot, and listen for the bird up the hill
A RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD was seen in the mountains east of Heber City on
Sunday, 06/20 (DT).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Tuesday, June 22, 1999.
Observers: K&JB=Kathy & Joel Beyer, D&EC=Dorothy & Ed Campbell (of OH),
JC=Jeff Carlson (of IN), KC=Kevin Colver, JG=John Goodell; BO=Bryant
CR=Cal Robbins, R&TS=Ryan & Terry Sadler; B&MS=Bethany & Mark
DT=Dave Thompson, LW=Larene Wyss
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.