Utah Bird Report for 10/7/99
Submitted by Mark Stackhouse (westwings@sisna.com) to the bird net

Birds mentioned

Horned Grebe Davis Co.
Common Goldeneye Davis Co.
Ferruginous Hawk Cache Co.
Merlin Uintah Co.
Sandhill Crane Utah Co.
Lewis's Woodpecker Utah Co.
Nashville Warbler Utah Co.


Utah Birdline
(801) 538-4730
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse


Among the many hawks migrating through Cahche Valley on Saturday, 10/03, were seven FERRUGINOUS HAWKS in one field two miles north of Newton (KA,BD).


A juvenile PARASITIC JAEGER was seen at Farmington Bay WMA at about 6 pm on Tuesday, 10/06 (KJ). The bird was seen at the parking area at the south end of the western dike road. This may be the same individual that was reported from Farmington Bay on 09/17.

At least 7 HORNED GREBES and one female COMMON GOLDENEYE were seen at Farmington Bay WMA in the morning on Tuesday, 10/07 (MS). The birds were along the western dike road between the second bridge and the parking area at the south end.


A MERLIN was seen along US 40, about 2 miles east of Roosevelt, on Sunday, 10/03 (MS,DW).


Two NASHVILLE WARBLERS were seen along the Provo/Jordan River Walkway, just north of Utah Lake SP, on Saturday, 10/02 (LR,TR).

In Salem, a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER was seen on the power poles near the canal which runs past the power substation along 300 West (the road to Loafer Canyon) south of town on Thursday, 09/30. On that same day, 3 SANDHILL CRANES were seen in the field south of the water treatment plant along 1200 West in Salem (HC).

This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Wednesday, October 7, 1999.

Observers: KA=Keith Archibald, HC=Herb Clayson, BD=Brian Dixon, KJ=Kevin Johnson, LR=Leena Rogers, TR=Tuula Rose, MS=Mark Stackhouse, DW=David Wheeler

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