|Pacific Loon||Cache Co.|
|Horned Grebe||Davis Co.|
|Trumpeter Swan||Salt Lake Co.|
|Hooded Merganser||Salt Lake Co.|
|Sandhill Crane||Salt Lake Co.|
|Black-bellied Plover||Davis Co.|
|Thayer's Gull||Davis Co.|
|Northern Pygmy-Owl||Salt Lake Co.|
|N. (Yellow-shafted) Flicker||Utah Co.|
|Bohemian Waxwing||Utah Co.|
|Common Yellowthroat||Salt Lake Co.|
|American Tree Sparrow||Davis Co.|
|Lapland Longspur||Davis Co.|
|Snow Bunting||Davis Co., Utah Co.|
|Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch||Unitah Co.|
|Black Rosy-Finch||Iron Co., Uintah Co.|
|White-winged Crossbill||Salt Lake Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A PACIFIC LOON continues to been seen on Hyrum Reservoir, with a sighting of one on Saturday, 11/11 (JBa,KU).
A LAPLAND LONGSPUR was seen at FBWMA on Saturday, 11/11 (J&KB). It was near the south end of the west dike road. It was seen again in about the same place throughout the week, with sightings on Sunday, 11/12 (M&MSm), Monday, 11/13, Wednesday 11/15 (TS) and on Saturday, 11/18 (DS,m.ob.).
Other good birds seen at FBWMA this week include 3 SNOW BUNTINGS along the west dike road on Monday and Wednesday, 11/13 and 11/15 (TS); a HORNED GREBE near the south end of the west dike road on Sunday, 11/12 (M&MSm); and a small flock of AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS just past the buildings along the entrance road on Saturday, 11/11 (J&KB) and Sunday, (M&MSm).
Along the AIC on Saturday, 11/18, a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER was seen on the north side about 1/2 mile west of the entrance station, a flock of about 6-7 SNOW BUNTINGS was seen working both sides of the causeway, and a first-winter THAYER'S GULL was seen on the south side near the island (TS).
About 50 or more BLACK ROSY-FINCHES were seen along the New Harmony Road on Sunday, 11/12 (P&SS). They were about 0.6 miles west of exit 42 on I-15.
SALT LAKE COUNTY
A WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL was seen visiting a feeder in Holladay on Tuesday, 11/14 (DO).
At Decker Lake, a TRUMPETER SWAN, a SANDHILL CRANE, and a COMMON YELLOWTHROAT were seen on Saturday, 11/11. The swan was seen again on the Jordan River at the confluence of Parley's Creek, about 3/4 mile north of 3300 South, on Monday, 11/13. Also seen on the Jordan River on Monday, 11/13, was a pair of HOODED MERGANSERS, just south of 3300 South (JH).
A NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL was seen at the mouth of Millcreek Canyon on Tuesday, 11/14 (D&MS). It was seen on the road about 100 yards into the canyon, and flew into the oak brush on the north side.
A mixed flock of about 75 GRAY-CROWNED and BLACK ROSY-FINCHES was seen in the Buckskin Hills northeast of Vernal on Sunday, 11/12 (KP).
Two SNOW BUNTINGS were seen at the end of the south jetty at Utah Lake SP on Friday, 11/17 (CP).
At the Provo City Cemetary, a BOHEMIAN WAXWING was seen in a small flock of Cedar Waxwings on Thursday, 11/16 (CP).
A MERLIN was seen at the Provo Airport on Wednesday, 11/15 (RS). It was near the junction of the dike road and the airport entrance road.
A yellow-shafted NORTHERN FLICKER was seen at Kiwanis Park in Pleasant Grove on Monday, 11/13 (TW). To get there, take 200 South in Pleasant Grove east to the mouth of Battle Creek Canyon.
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Sunday, November 19, 2000.
Observers: JBa=Jared Barnes, K&JB=Kathy & Joel Beyer, JH=Jack Holley, DO=Deedee O'Brien, KP=Kathy Paulin, CP=Cheryl Peterson, TS=Terry Sadler, DS=Dennis Shirley, M&MSm=Margaret & Mike Smith, D&MS=Dee & Mark Stackhouse, RS=Reed Stone, P&SS=Priscilla & Steve Summers, KU=Kort Utley, TW=Tom Williams
AIC = Antelope Island Causeway FBWMA = Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area m.ob. = many observers SP = State Park
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Saturday, November 19, 2000.
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