|PACIFIC LOON Davis Co.|
|Horned Grebe Davis Co.|
|Great Egret Utah Co.|
|Merlin Box Elder Co.|
|American Golden Plover Box Elder Co.|
|Semipalmated Plover Box Elder Co., Juab Co.|
|Pectoral Sandpiper Box Elder Co., Juab Co., Utah Co.|
|PARASITIC JAEGER Davis Co.|
|Common Tern Juab Co.|
|RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER Juab Co.|
|Cassin's Vireo Juab Co.|
|Nashville Warbler Weber Co.|
|Northern Waterthrush Box Elder Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Several PECTORAL SANDPIPERS and a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER were seen at Harold Crane WMA on Monday, 09/13. The birds were on the mudflats to the east of the entrance road, about 100 yards past the gate (MS,LW).
A MERLIN and a NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH were seen at Willard Bay SP on Monday, 09/13. Both birds were in the wooded area south of the campground, just north of the beach. The Merlin was of the dark "suckleyi" subspecies (MS).
An immature PARASITIC JAEGER was seen at Farmington Bay WMA on Friday, 09/17. The bird was seen in the afternoon, about 100 yards south of the Egg Island observation point (RJA). Attempts to locate the bird on Sunday, 09/19, were unsuccessful.
Four HORNED GREBES were seen at Farmington Bay WMA on Sunday, 09/19 (MS). They were along the western dike road about one mile north of Egg Island, with two on the east side and two on the west side.
Other good birds at Fish Springs NWR over the weekend included SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS and PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, seen on Saturday, 09/18, and a CASSIN'S VIREO and two COMMON TERNS on Sunday, 09/19 (C&TN).
Two GREAT EGRETS were seen at Provo Airport on Tuesday, 09/14. The birds were to the east of the southeast corner of the dike road (RS).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Tuesday, September 21, 1999.
Observers: RJA=R.J. Adams, BM=Brian Maxfield, C&TN=Colby & Tom Neuman, MS=Mark Stackhouse, RS=Reed Stone, LW=Larene Wyss
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