Utah Bird Report for 3/4/00
Submitted by Mark Stackhouse ([email protected])
to the bird net
|American White Pelican ||Davis Co.
|Snow Goose ||Utah Co., Weber Co.
|Cinnamon Teal ||Davis Co.
|Canvasback ||Tooele Co.
|Barrow's Goldeneye ||Wasatch Co.
|Ferruginous Hawk ||Tooele Co.
|Sandhill Crane ||Utah Co., Weber Co.
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
Spring arrivals are showing up all around northern Utah, including at
FBWMA, where a dozen AMERICAN WHITE PELICANS were seen near the end of the
west dike road on Sunday, 02/27. Many CINNAMON TEAL were also present at
the refuge that same day (BO).
At Faust, the old Pony Express station site north of Vernon, a FERRUGINOUS
HAWK was seen on Thursday, 03/02. On the same day, over 100 CANVASBACK,
most of them males, were among many other duck species on the marshy pond
which is along the west side of State Route 36 just south of the Clover
Two SNOW GEESE were seen among a flock of Canada Geese west of the
Timpanogos Wastewater Treatment, which is near Utah Lake in the Pleasant
Grove area, on Tuesday, 02/29 (DS).
A lone SANDHILL CRANE was seen in the fields north of the campground at
Utah Lake SP, along the Provo/Jordan River Parkway trail on Sunday, 02/17
Near Ogden Bay WMA, a SNOW GOOSE and 4 SANDHILL CRANES were seen on Sunday,
A male and a female BARROW'S GOLDENEYE were seen on the pond next to the
visitor's center at Wasatch Mountain SP on Sunday, 02/27 (MLH,TR).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Saturday, March 4, 2000.
Observers: MLH=Mary Lou Huffmon, BO=Bryant Olson, TR=Tuula Rose, DS =Dennis
Shirley, JVM=Julie VanMoorhem
AIC = Antelope Island Causeway
BRMBR = Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
FBWMA = Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area
JRP = Jordan River Parkway
NM = National Monument
SR = State Route
SP = State Park
WMA = Waterfowl Management Area
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at: (801)
538-4730 or by e-mail to [email protected]
You may e-mail questions and comments to [email protected]
or you may call (801) 487-9453.