Utah Bird Report for10/28/2000
Submitted by Mark Stackhouse ([email protected]) to the bird net


Birds mentioned

Pacific Loon  Cache Co. 
Surf Scoter  Washington Co. 
Red-shouldered Hawk  Washington Co. 
PARASITIC JAEGER  Davis Co. 
Common Tern  Box Elder Co. 
Lewis's Woodpecker  Box Elder Co. .
Northern Shrike  Utah Co. 
Cassin's Vireo  Box Elder Co. 
Virginia's Warbler  Washington Co. 
BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER   Juab Co.
Yellow-rumped (Myrtle) Warbler  Washington Co. 
Townsend's Warbler  Washington Co. 
Black-and-white Warbler  Washington Co. 
Summer Tanager  Juab Co

Transcript

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Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse

BOX ELDER COUNTY

At Willard Bay SP, several COMMON TERNS were seen at the end of the gravel spit which extends into the bay near the south end of the campground on Sunday, 10/15. On the same day, a LEWIS'S WOODPECKER was seen in the trees east of the spit, and a CASSIN'S VIREO was seen in the picnic area south of the campground (LK,JVM).


CACHE COUNTY

A winter-plumage PACIFIC LOON was seen on Hyrum Reservoir on Saturday, 10/14 (KA).


DAVIS COUNTY

An adult PARASITIC JAEGER was seen at FBWMA on Saturday, 10/28 (DS,m.ob.). It was seen from the Egg Island overlook, at the north end of the west dike road, flying over the mudflats to the west, chasing egrets and gulls.


JUAB COUNTY

An adult male BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER was seen at Fish Springs NWR on Wednesday, 10/25 (TS). The bird was in the residential area at the refuge. Birders must ask permission at the office to bird this area.

Also at Fish Springs NWR, a female SUMMER TANAGER was seen in the picnic area on Wednesday, 10/25 (TS).


UTAH COUNTY

An immature NORTHERN SHRIKE was seen at the Provo Airport on Monday, 10/16 (RS). The bird was seen along the south extension of the airport dike.


WASHINGTON COUNTY

An immature RED-SHOULDERED HAWK was seen near the Grafton ghost town on Wednesday, 10/18 (KC,BS). It was seen in the trees along the Virgin River about 1/4 mile northeast of the town site.

An immature SURF SCOTER was seen at Quail Creek Reservoir on Tuesday, 10/24 (RF,KW).

At Tonaquint Park in St. George, a female BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER, a "MYRTLE" YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER, a TOWNSEND'S WARBLER and a VIRGINIA'S WARBLER were seen on Sunday, 10/22 (RD,RF,P&SS). The Black-and-white Warbler was seen again in the same location on Monday and Tuesday, 10/23 anbd 10/24 (RF,KW).


Observers: KA=Keith Archibald, KC=Kristie Carmichael, RD=Rob Dobbs, RF=Rick Fridell, KL=Kent Lewis, TS=Terry Sadler, DS=Dennis Shirley, BS=Bob Showler, RS=Reed Stone, P&SS=Priscilla & Steve Summers, JVM=Julie VanMoorhem, KW=Kevin Wheeler

Abbreviations used:

FBWMA = Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area m.ob = many observers NWR = National Wildlife Refuge SP = State Park


This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Saturday, October 28, 2000.


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