|Wood Duck||Wasatch Co.|
|Barrow's Goldeneye||Box Elder Co.|
|ZONE-TAILED HAWK||Washington Co.|
|Semipalmated Plover||Utah Co.|
|RUDDY TURNSTONE||Davis Co.|
|Pectoral Sandpiper.||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.|
|Black Swift||Duchesne Co.|
|VAUX'S SWIFT||Washington Co.|
|Eastern Kingbird||Davis Co.|
|Purple Martin||Utah Co.|
|Townsend's Warbler .||Davis Co., Salt Lake Co.|
|HERMIT WARBLER||Washington Co.|
|Common Grackle||Salt Lake Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
BOX ELDER COUNTY
At BRMBR, a PECTORAL SANDPIPER was seen on Sunday, August 13. A possible female BARROW'S GOLDENEYE was also seen at the refuge on the same day (LC,LW).
A winter-plumage RUDDY TURNSTONE was seen at the west end of the marina parking area at Antelope Island SP on Saturday, 08/19 (C&MSo).
At the Garr Ranch at Antelope Island SP, a TOWNSEND'S WARBLER was seen on Saturday, 08/19 (C&MSo).
A PECTORAL SANDPIPER was seen at the pond at the west end of Glover Lane, about one mile west of the entrance to Farmington Bay WMA, on Sunday, 08/13 (LC,LW).
Several EASTERN KINGBIRDS were seen at the parking lot by the south entrance to Farmington Bay WMA on Wednesday, 08/16 (SC).
Eight BLACK SWIFTS were seen flying over Naturalist Basin on Saturday, 08/12 (M&MSm).
SALT LAKE COUNTY
At least 5 TOWNSEND'S WARBLERS were amongst a mixed warbler flock along the Lake Solitude trail near Brighton on Monday, 08/14 (A&AM). The birds were about 1/4 mile above Silver Lake along the trail.
A COMMON GRACKLE was reported in a yard near the JRP in Murray on Friday and Saturday, 08/11-12 (TS).
A few PURPLE MARTINS were seen flying over the Provo River, just west of Geneva Road, on Friday, 08/12 (RS).
Ten SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS were seen at Lincoln Point, on the south shore of Utah Lake, on Friday, 08/12 (RS).
Three WOOD DUCKS were seen at the BoRec mitigation area below Jordanelle Dam on Sunday, 08/13 (M&MSm).
A ZONE-TAILED HAWK was seen along the road to the Pine Park CG, west of Enterprise, on Wednesday, 08/16 (TS). The bird was seen about 1 1/2 miles before the campground, near the large white sign, and just before the road begins its descent to the CG. This is the same area where Zone-tailed Hawks were seen last year.
A HERMIT WARBLER was seen in the Pine Park CG on Saturday, 08/12 (JK,SS).
A VAUX'S SWIFT was seen flying over the north end of Quail Creek Reservoir on Saturday, 08/19 (RF).
Observers: LC=Lyn Christiansen, SC=Steve Coleman, RF=Rick Fridell, JK=Josh Kreitzer, A&AM=Alan & Ann Miller, TS=Terry Sadler, M&MSm=Margaret & Mike Smith, C&MSo=Carolyn & Mort Somer, RS=Reed Stone, SS=Steve Summers, LW=Larene Wyss
BRMBR = Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge BoRec = Bureau of Reclamation CG = campground JRP = Jordan River Parkway SP = State Park WMA = Waterfowl Management Area
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.