|Horned Grebe||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.|
|Western Grebe||Box Elder Co.|
|American White Pelican||Box Elder Co.|
|White-faced Ibis||Box Elder Co.|
|"Bewick's" Swan||Box Elder Co.|
|Hooded Merganser||Tooele Co.|
|Merlin||Box Elder Co.|
|GYRFALCON||Box Elder Co.|
|Herring Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|Long-eared Owl||Salt Lake Co.|
|Short-eared Owl||Box Elder Co.|
|Northern Shrike||Box Elder Co.|
|Winter Wren||Davis Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Also in Pocatello Valley on Sunday, 12/26, were three MERLINS. All three were males of the Richardson's subspecies (MS,DW).
A NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen about one mile north of Snowville on Sunday, 12/26 (MS,DW).
Two NORTHERN SHRIKES were seen near Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (BRMBR) on Friday, 12/24. One was on the north side of the auto-tour loop, and the other was about 5 miles east of the refuge. A MERLIN was seen about 6 miles east of the refuge. Other birds seen at BRMBR on the same day include WESTERN GREBE, 2 AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS, WHITE-FACED IBIS, "BEWICK'S" SWAN, and 5 SHORT-EARED OWLS (SG).
On Sunday, 12/26, at BRMBR, 5-6 HERRING GULLS were seen, and a HORNED GREBE was seen along the south side of the auto-tour loop (CW).
A HORNED GREBE was seen at Farmington Bay WMA on Wednesday, 12/22. It was along the western dike road about 1/2 mile from the south end (NHi,LL,MS).
|December 27:||Zion National Park; Marilyn Davis; (435) 673-0996|
|December 28:||St. George; Charlie Sheard; (435) 879-2210|
|January 1:||Jordan River; Jeanne LeBer; (801) 532-7384|
|January 2:||Fish Springs NWR; Jay Banta; (801) 522-5353|
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Sunday, December 26, 1999.
Observers: SG=Scott Gruwell, NHi=Nigella Hillgarth, BH=Bob Huntington, LL=Laura Lockhart, CN=Colby Neuman, MS=Mark Stackhouse, CW=Cliff Weisse, DW=David Wheeler
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at: (801) 538-4730 or by e-mail to [email protected]
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