|Common Loon||Beaver Co.|
|ZONE-TAILED HAWK||Washington Co.|
|Semipalmated Plover||Beaver Co., Box Elder Co.|
|Solitary Sandpiper||Beaver Co.|
|Red Knot||Box Elder Co.|
|Pectoral Sandpiper||Box Elder Co.|
|Short-billed Dowitcher||Box Elder Co.|
|Common Tern||Box Elder Co.|
|ELF OWL||Washington Co.|
|Purple Martin||Cache Co.|
|Bendire's Thrasher||Millard Co.|
|Black-and-white Warbler||Washington Co.|
|ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK||Rich Co.|
|Indigo Bunting||Washington Co.|
|WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL||Cache Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A small flock of PURPLE MARTINS has been seen along the road to Tony Grove Lake, about 2 miles below the lake. On Sunday, 08/08 there were more than a dozen birds perched in a tree near the road (CR), and on Tuesday, 08/10, eight martins were seen in the same location (JC,KF,MH,MS,KU,JV).
About 20 BOBOLINKS were seen in Round Valley, south of Bear Lake, on Wednesday, 08/04 (SA). The birds were along the road into Round Valley from Laketown, near the "T" intersection.
An ELF OWL was again heard calling at Lytle Ranch between 10 and 11 pm on Saturday, 08/07 (J&KB). The owl was in the trees on the west side of the field just south of the pond. This is the first record of Elf Owl in Utah.
Other birds seen at Lytle Ranch on Saturday, 08/07 included a BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER and an INDIGO BUNTING (J&KB).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Friday, August 13, 1999.
Observers: DA=David Allen, SA=Sharon Andrus, J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer, JC=Joe Chronowski (of MD), KF=Kevin Fehskens (of MD), MH=Matt Hafner (of MD), CR=Cal Robbins, MS=Mark Stackhouse, SS=Steve Summers, KU=Kermit Updegrove (of MD), JV=Joe Vangrin (of MD)
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at: (801) 538-4730 or by e-mail to [email protected]
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