|Snow Goose||Utah Co.|
|Barrow's Goldeneye||Cache Co.|
|Hooded Merganser||Cache Co., Washington Co.|
|RED-SHOULDERED HAWK||Washington Co.|
|Merlin||Cache Co., Salt Lake Co.|
|Peregrine Falcon||Davis Co.|
|Herring Gull||Box Elder Co.|
|Western Screech Owl||Salt Lake Co.|
|Short-eared Owl||Box Elder Co.|
|Lewis's Woodpecker||Washington Co.|
|Northern Shrike||Box Elder Co., Utah Co., Washington Co.|
|Winter Wren||Salt Lake Co.|
|Golden-crowned Kinglet||Salt Lake Co.|
|Blue-gray Gnatcatcher||Salt Lake Co., Weber Co.|
|CANYON TOWHEE||San Juan Co.|
|American Tree Sparrow||Davis Co.|
|Harris's Sparrow||Morgan Co., Washington Co.|
|Golden-crowned Sparrow||Washington Co.|
|Lapland Longspur||Box Elder Co.|
|Yellow-headed Blackbird||Utah Co.|
|Great-tailed Grackle||Salt Lake Co.|
A MERLIN was seen on Monday, 1/17, just north of Mendon, along SR23 (J&KB).
In City Creek Canyon, on Saturday, 1/15, a WESTERN SCREECH OWL was seen at picnic area 3 (DG). The bird was north of the table in a hole near the top of a broken off tree, and was sighted again on Sunday, 1/16 (J&KB). Also reported in City Creek Canyon on both 1/15 and 1/16, were GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLETS (J&KB, DG). Plus a WINTER WREN was seen between picnic areas 5 and 6 in City Creek Canyon on Saturday, 1/15 (KH, YS).
On Thursday, 1/20 and Friday, 1/21, two BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHERS were seen on the Jordan River Parkway Trail, just north of 3900 South. Also on the Jordan River Parkway trail, north of 3300 South, a male GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE was seen on Friday, 1/21. This bird was reported to be near the location where a pair of Great-tailed Grackles nested last year (JH).
On Tuesday, 1/18, a NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen at the southwest corner of the Provo Airport dike (CP), and this bird was seen again in the same location on Thursday, 1/20 (CB).
The HARRIS'S SPARROW that was first found in Santa Clara on the Christmas Bird Count, was located again on Saturday, 1/15. And at Ivins Reservoir on the same day, there were 41 HOODED MERGANSERS (JK, S&PS).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Saturday, January 22, 2000.
Observers: J&KB=Joel & Kathy Beyer, CB=Caren Brereton, KE=Keith Evans, DG=Dana Green, JH=Jack Holley, KH=Karen Halliday, JK=Josh Kreitzer, BM=Brian Maxfield, CP=Cheryl Peterson, AS=Arnold Smith, S&PS=Steve & Priscilla Summers, TS=Terry Sadler, YS=Yvonne Stroup
Abbr. = Abbreviations
AIC = Antelope Island Causeway
BRMBR = Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
FBWMA = Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area
NM = National Monument
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at: (801) 538-4730 or by e-mail to: [email protected].