|Whimbrel||Box Elder Co.|
|ELF OWL||Washington Co|
|Three-toed Woodpecker||Salt Lake Co.|
|CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER||Rich Co.|
|MAGNOLIA WARBLER.||Juab Co|
|Northern Waterthrush||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.|
|Rose-breasted Grosbeak||Juab Co., Washington Co|
|Indigo Bunting||Davis Co., Washington Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
BOX ELDER COUNTY
A WHIMBREL was seen on the road to BRMBR on Saturday, 05/20 (DJ). The bird was about 3 miles west of I-15, in the area where the road bends to the southwest, and a lone house trailer is located.
At Willard Bay SP, a NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH was seen on Thursday, 05/18 (JVM). It was in the flooded area along the west edge of the campground.
A breeding-plumage DUNLIN was seen at the Oxbow of the Bear River north of Benson on Tuesday, 05/23 (BB,C&MM, m.obs.).
At the Garr Ranch at Antelope Island SP, 2 NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH and 2 INDIGO BUNTINGS were seen on Sunday, 05/21 (AM).
A MAGNOLIA WARBLER was banded at Fish Springs NWR on Tuesday, May 30 (JB), and was observed again later that same day (TS). The bird was in the residential area at the refuge. Birders are asked to get permission at the office before birding this area.
Also at Fish Springs NWR, a male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK was seen visiting the feeder at the office on Monday, 05/22 (JB).
A CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER was seen in the trees by the guest house at Deseret Ranch on Friday, 05/19 (C&MM,MS,DW). Deseret Ranch is private property, and birding is allowed only on organized tours.
SALT LAKE COUNTY
A THREE-TOED WOODPECKER is being seen regularly along the loop road at Brighton. It was most recently reported on Monday, 05/29 (AM). It seems to be frequenting the area near the LDS chappel, and the feeders across the road.
The ELF OWL at Lytle Ranch was seen again on Saturday, 05/27 (RR).
Also at Lytle Ranch, a male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK and an INDIGO BUNTING were seen in the orchard on Thursday, 05/18 (VAS).
Observers: JB=Jay Banta, BB=Brian Burns, DJ=David Jensen, C&MM=Chet &
Marion Meyers, AM=Alan Miller, RR=Ron Ryel, TS=Terry Sadler, VAS=V. Arnold Smith, MS=Mark Stackhouse, JVM=Julie VanMoorhem, DW=David Wheeler
BRMBR = Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
m.obs. = many observers
NWR = National Wildlife refuge
SP = State Park
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Saturday, April 15, 2000.
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.