Rare Bird Sightings in Utah

"⌂" = Sightings reviewed and accepted by the Utah Bird Records Committee

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Doves to Woodpeckers 

DOVES & PIGEONS

Columbiformes

          Eurasian Collared-Dove  | background | (sightings no longer documented as of July 2005)
         
 Sightings - 1997 to 2005
  
          White-winged Dove (sightings no longer documented)
          Sightings - 1939 to 2002
  
          Inca Dove   (sightings no longer documented as of February 2002)
          Sightings -1963 to 2002
  
Common Ground-Dove  (see notes)
  • 28 May 2012 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., Rick Fridell   | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂5 Nov 2011 - Bluff, San Juan Co., by Joe Pachak  (adult male, photos)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂26 Apr to 4 May 2007 -  Santa Clara, Washington, Co., Laurie Rasmussen, Rick Fridell  (adult - photos)  | Sight Record |
  • ⌂19 June 2005 - Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp (adult female) | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂30 Dec 2004, 6 Jan 2005 - Near Hurricane, Washington Co., by David Wheeler and Larene Wyss (adult male - photos) | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂15 Jul 1984 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., by Jessica Lind (specimen - University of Utah)
  • ~ 1981 - near Paria River, Kane Co., reported by Monson and Phillips (undocumented)
  • 4 Sep 1963 - Cedar City, Iron Co., Stewart Murie
Ruddy Ground-Dove
  • 29 Sep 2005 - Housing Area, Fish Springs NWR, Juab Co., by Jay Banta | Hotline Report |
  • 18 Sep 2005 - Morgan Wastewater Treatment Lagoons in Morgan City, Morgan Co. by Arnold Smith and Aaron Smith | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂2 Nov 1991 - Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., written description by Merrill Webb; (adult male - video taped by Mark Hopkins, who was the caretaker at Lytle Ranch at the time)  [UFO  Record]  | Sight Record | UOS report |

CUCKOO etc.

Cuculiformes

Yellow-billed Cuckoo   (Sightings - 1872 to 2000 -- again on "Review List" in 2010)

  • ⌂3 Jun 2012 - Springdale River Park, Washington Co., by Taylor Abbott, (one)   | Sight Record |
  • 2 Oct 2011 - St. George, Washington Co. by Rick Fridell  | Hotline Report |
  • 5 July 2011 - Draper, Salt Lake Co., by Barbara Watkins | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂29 Jun 2011 - Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co.,  by Jill Van Milligent  (one - photos)  | Sight Record |
  • ⌂13 Jul 2010 - Fish Springs NWR, Juab Co.,  by Jack Skalicky (1 adult, photos) | Sight Record |
Black-billed Cuckoo
  • 25 May 2007 - Capitol Reef National Park, Wayne Co., by Tim Avery (one) | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 8 & 10 Jul 1999 - Box Elder Campground (Cache NF), near Mantua, Box Elder Co., by Kent and Karen Van Vuren (seen well & heard singing).
  • ⌂18 Jul 1980 - Timberline Community, Summit Co., (breeding female - U of U collection)
  • ⌂15 Jun 1963 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., by Albert Webb reported by Kashin (one seen and heard singing)
  • ⌂9 Jul 1951 - Bountiful, Davis Co., by Behle and Selander  (female specimen, with eggs in the oviducts  - U of U collection)

OWLS

Strigiformes

Snowy Owl
  • 4 Mar 2013 - Myton, Duchesne Co., by J Jackson, (one)  | Sight Record |
  • ⌂16 Feb 2013 - Amalga Barrens, Cache Co., by Ryan O'Donnell, (male, photos)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 14 Jan 2013 - Corrine Fairgrounds, Corrine, Box Elder Co., by Nate Landon  | Hotline Report
  • ⌂2 Dec 2011 - Antelope Island Causeway, Davis Co., by Earl Nelson (adult, photo)  | Hotline ReportSight Record |
  • Late Dec 2010 - Bear River MBR, Box Elder Co., by Brett Prettyman   | Hotline Report |
  • 15 Dec 2007 - Private Property, Salt Lake Co., Reported by a duck hunter to CBC participants | Hotline Report |
  • Winter 2002-3 - Ogden Bay WMA, Weber Co., by Val Bachman (near waterfowl manager’s resid. for 3 weeks)
  • ⌂26 Jan 1967 - 4 miles west of Syracuse, Davis Co., (specimen in U of U collection)
  • ⌂22 Jan 1967 - south end of Bear Lake, Rich Co., (decomposed body found)
  • ⌂7 Jan 1967 - 2 miles south of Randolph, Rich Co., (may be same as below)
  • ⌂early Jan 1961 - southeastern outskirts of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., reported by Behle
  • ⌂4 Jan 1954 - Ephraim, Sanpete Co., reported by Ferris
  • ⌂5 Apr. 1953 - south of Centerville, Davis Co.,.(Sight record)
  • ⌂1 Oct 1925 - 15 miles northeast of Mantua, Box Elder Co., (two)
  • ⌂Winter 1909 - Huntsville, Weber Co., (Specimen taken)
  • ⌂Dec 1908 - Provo Bench (Orem), Utah Co., reported by Hayward (specimen in BYU collection)
Elf Owl
  • 19 Jul 2007 - Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Tim Avery, Stacie Schoppman (heard) | Hotline Report |
  • 14 Jun 2003 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp (saw one calling) | Birdnet Report |
  • 21 Jul 2001 - Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell, Kevin Wheeler, etc., who think they heard it at same tree as it was in 2000.
  • 14,27 May 2000 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Mark Stackhouse, David Wheeler; Ron Ryel | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂3 Aug 1999 - Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Steve Hedges, V. J. Hedges, Larry Ryel, Terry Sadler, David Allen, Steve Summers, Priscilla Summers, Lew Wilkinson, Josh Kreitzer, Mark Stackhouse, David Wheeler  (adult male? ) | Sight Record | UOS report |
  • 21 Jul - 19 Aug 1999 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by David Allen (NV), and many others (two) | Hotline Report |
  • 29 Jun 1999 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Ryel (heard calling)  | Hotline Report |
          Spotted Owl (sightings no longer documented)
          Sightings - 1928 to 2004
  
Great Gray Owl
  • (~1 Jul 1999) - East of Beaver Mountain, Logan Canyon, Cache Co., Dennis Austin (believes he saw one but isn't certain)
  • ⌂16 Feb 1989 - Paradise, Cache Co., Ed Connia, Verl Hatchett  (one adult) | UOS report |
  • ⌂28 Jan 1989 - Garden City, Rich Co., by David Jensen, Terry Sadler, Pam Sadler | UOS report |
  • 15 Jun 1981 - Limber Pine Nature Trail, Logan Canyon, Cache/Rich Co. line, by Kent and Karen Van Vuren (had excellent looks at it). | Sight Record |
  • ⌂Jan 1978 - Bear Lake, Rich Co.
  • ca. Jan ~1976 - Bear Lake, Rich Co., by Bryce Nielson (one).
  • ⌂30 Jul 1962 - Spirit Lake, Dagget Co., by Derrell McCullough
  • ⌂6 Mar 1960 - Logan, Cache Co., shot by Oring (specimen in a sporting goods store in Logan)
  • January 1949 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., by Steve Carr (one adult) | Sight Record |
Boreal Owl (see notes)
  • 8 Aug 2012 - East Fork of Black's Fork campground, Uintas, Ducehesne Co., by Bryant Olsen  | Hotline Report |
  • 6 May 2012 - Ogden River at Rainbow Gardens, located at the mouth of Ogden Canyon, Weber Co., Jack Rensel (one)    | Hotline Report |
  • 5 Dec 2011 - Skitzy Wildlife Management Area southwest of Duchesne, Duchesne Co., by Bryant Olsen    | Hotline Report |
  • 26 Jul 2008 - Leidy Peak area, Uintah Co., by Tim Avery,  Colby Neuman, Samantha Sargent | Hotline Report |
  • 7 Nov 2007 - picked up along a highway near the junction of U208 and US 35, Duchesne Co., delivered to Brian Maxfield  | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂24-25 January 2006 - Bluebell Hwy - east of Bluebell. NW of Roosevelt, Duchesne Co. by Brian Maxfield  (adult - photos)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 22 Jan 2006 - in Card Canyon off of Logan Canyon, Cache Co. by Kirk Earl | Hotline Report |
  • Spring 2001 - Soapstone Basin Road, Uinta Mts, Wasatch Co., by Marcus Mika (one was mist-netted and fit with a radio-collared) [Boreal owls have been heard calling in the same area during spring for several years].
  • ~ October 99 - Southeastern Utah, Todd black said he has seen them in the area.
  • Spring 1999 - Yellow Pine area of Soapstone, Uinta Mts., Summit Co., by Carolee Parker (pair)
  • ⌂26 Mar to 4 Apr 1999 - head of Hell's Kitchen Canyon, Cache Co., by William Masslich, Ronald J. Ryel, Bryan Dixon, Jean Lown, Stuart Reynolds, Tim Slocum (photo by William Masslich)  | Hotline Report | UOS report |
  • ⌂Jun 1997 - Uintah National Forest by Heber, Wasatch Co., by  Dave Stricklan  (photo by Dave Stricklan - one adult)  | UOS report |
  • 1996 & 1997 - Evanston Ranger District, Uinta Mts, Summit Co., Carolee Parker (including nesting pair)
  • late Mar 1995 - Off Sphynx Road, Logan Canyon, Cache Co., by Carolee Parker
  • 3 Mar 1993 - Ashley Natl. Forest, Uintah Co., (one, 30-second territorial call reported)

GOATSUCKERS

Caprimulgiformes

Whip-poor-will
  • 1 Oct 2011 - Trin-Alcove Canyon, Green River mile 90, Grand Co., by Brian Healy (one heard)   | Sight Record | Special Sightings [Caprimulgus species] |
  • ⌂19 Jun - 3 Jul 2008 - Green Canyon, Cache Co., by Ron Ryel, Ryan P. O'Donnell, Craig Fosdick, Stephanie Cobbold and many others (adult male - audio recording)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 1990s - Indian Peak Range, Beaver/Iron Co., by DWR workers (heard)
  • 4 Aug 1983 - Split Mountain Campground, Dinosaur National Monument, Uintah Co., by Robert C. Bradley (one)   | Sight Record |
  • 7 & 9 Jul 1965 - Pine Lake, NE of Bryce Canyon, Garfield Co., by Richard W. Russel (heard)
  • early May 1965 - Oak Creek Canyon, Zion NP, Washington Co., by Clyde Harden, Lois Harden (heard two consecutive nights)

HUMMINGBIRDS, etc.

Apodiformes

Swifts

Apodidae

Chimney Swift
          [Note: very easily confused with the more common Vaux’s swift]
  • 2 May 1984 - south side of Virgin River Gorge, about 2 miles west of Hurricane, Washington Co., by Steven Hedges (breeding adult)
  • (10 May 1959) - Near mouth of Provo River, Utah Valley, Utah Co., by Charles Lockerbie  (2 Vaux’s swifts reported there on same day!)
  • ⌂7 May 1912 - west of Kaysville, Davis Co., by Claude T. Barnes (specimen in U of U collection)
Vaux's Swift
  • ⌂9 Oct 2011 - Provo Airport Dike, Utah Co., by Eric Huish (12)   | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂11 May 2011 - Old Mendon Road where it crosses the Little Bear River, Cache Co., by Kurt Kotter (12)   | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂9 May 2011 - Kaysville Ponds in Davis Co., by Kristen Purdy (two adults)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂9 May 2011 - On Mendon Road, Cache Co.,  by Kurt Kotter (12 adults, photos )  | Hotline Report  | Sight Record |
  • ⌂9 May 2011 - American Fork Boat Harbor, Utah Co.,  by Eric Huish (one, photos )  | Hotline Report  | Sight Record |
  • 12 Oct 2008 - St.George, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell  (fly over)   | Hotline Report |
  • 26 Jun 2008 - flying over Main Street in Randolph, Rich Co., by Mark Stackhouse | Hotline Report |
  • 17 May 2008 - Gunlock Reservoir, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp | Hotline Report |
  • 19 May 2008 - the vicinity of the Bountiful LDS temple, Davis Co, Joel and Kathy Beyer | Hotline Report |
  • 10 Sep 2007 - just below the reservoir at the Pine Valley campground, Washington Co., by Aaron and Shauna Smith (several) | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂4 May 2007 - Willard Bay State Park, Box Elder Co., by Kris Purdy, Tim Avery  (two adults - photos)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂22 Sep 2006 - Red Hills GC in St. George, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell (2 adults, photos) | Sight Record |
  • ⌂17 Sep 2006 - Hurricane Sewage Ponds, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell (2 or 3 adults, photos)  | Sight Record |
  • 23 Apr 2006 - Gunlock Reservoir, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp | Hotline Report |
  • 29 Aug  2005 - Kolob Creek crossing on the Kolob Terrace Road, Washington Co., by Joel & Kathy Beyer | Hotline Report |
  • 7 Sept 2003 - Gunlock, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp | Birdnet Report |
  • 12 Oct 2002 - Sunbrook Golf Course, St. George, Washington Co., by Bill Hunter and others | Birdnet Report |
  • 5 Oct 2002 - Goshen Canyon, Juab Co., by Tuula Rose | Birdnet Report |
  • 29 Sep 2002 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Steve Summers.
  • ⌂4 Jul 2002 - North Logan, Cache Co., by Ron Ryel (adult)  | Sight Record | UOS report |
  • 25 May 2002 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Steve & Priscilla Summers, Rick Fridell, Kristen Comella (one) | Birdnet Report |
  • 23 May 2002 - River Lane, north of Lake Shore, Utah Co., by Joel & Kathy Beyer | Birdnet Report | Sight Record |
  • 16 Apr 2002 - over the SR-9 Sewer Ponds (across from the Quail Creek Chevron), Hurricane, Washington County by Rick Fridell - | Birdnet Report |
  • 19 Aug 2000 - north end of Quail Creek Reservoir, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell | Hotline Report |
  • 26 Jul 2000 - Provo River Parkway, Utah Co., by Reed Stone | Hotline Report |
  • 12 May 2000 - east of Utah Lake SP, Utah Co., by Mark Stackhouse, David Wheeler | Hotline Report |
  • 3 Jun 1999 - Washington High School, Washington Co., by Josh Kreitzer (several seen flying) | Hotline Report |
  • 17 May 1999 - Willard Bay SP, Box Elder Co., by Keith Evans, Jack Rensel | Hotline Report |
  • 16 May 1999 - Flying over University Avenue, just north of I-15, Provo, Utah Co., by David Wheeler, Mark Stackhouse (one, during "Big Day")
  • 14,17 May 1999 - Provo River upstream from Utah Lake SP, Utah Co., by Brian Maxfield | Hotline Report |
  • 2 May 1999 - Deseret Ranch, Rich Co., by Mark Stackhouse | Hotline Report |
  • 13 May - 11 Aug 1998 - Lehi, Utah Co., by Kay Stone; Dana Green, Julie VanMoorhem, others (nesting) | Hotline Report |
  • 24 Apr 1998 - Quail Creek Res., Washington Co., by Merrill Webb (one)
  • 18 Apr 1996 - Virgin River Parkway, Bloomington, Washington Co.,  by Matt DeVries
  • ⌂2 May 1993 - Ogden Canyon, Weber Co., by Craig Kneedy  | UOS report |
  • ⌂20 May 1983 - Cedar City, Iron Co., by Steve Hedges (adult)
  • ⌂31 Jul 1982 - north of Blacksmith Fork Canyon, Cache Co., by Mike Tove, Jack Kirkley, Lee Jones 
  • ⌂19 May 1972 - Terry Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., (specimen collected)
  • ⌂11-15 Sep 1965 - Springdale Ponds, Washington Co., reported by Wauer and Russell (three)
  • ⌂31 Aug 1964 - The Gap, west of Prowan, Iron Co., (three)
  • ⌂12 May 1963 - Utah Lake, Utah Co.
  • ⌂10 May 1959 - Mouth of Provo River, Utah Co., (two)
  • ⌂28 Oct 1939 - Jordan Fur Farm, Davis Co., reported by Woodbury (dried mummy found in a stovepipe - probably from that spirng or summer - U of U collection)
Hummingbirds

Trochilidae

Broad-billed Hummingbird
  • ⌂28 Nov 2012 - Ivins, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell  (hy male, photo)   | Sight Record |
  • ⌂1 Oct 2010 - New Harmony, Washington Co., by .Judy Jordan (male)   | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 28 Jul 2007 - Soapstone Basin, Wasatch Co., by Angie  | Hotline Report |
  • 15 Aug 2004 - Hyrum Cache Co., by Jill and Richard Wood (immature, possibly male; photo) | Sight Report  |(not accepted by records com.)
  • May 2002 - Wild Horse Canyon, San Juan Co., by Sid Hatch (description leaves some doubt as to the ID) | Birdnet Report |
  • ⌂11 Aug 2002 - Washington Fields, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell, Steve Summers and Kristen Comella  (immature female)   | Birdnet Report | Sight Report | UOS Report |
  • ⌂13 Sep 1997 - Zion National Park, Washington Co., by Becky Zurcher, Pat Zurcher, M. Shane Pruett, Colleen Gibbons,  Bob Showler, Christi Carmichael  (photo by Bechy Zurcher) [fourth]. | UOS report |
  • ⌂24 July-4August 1986 -  Jensen, Uintah Co., by Can Chure, Lorraine Ferris; Ella Sorensen, Merrill Webb, Joe Leigh  | UOS report |
  • ⌂9 to 10 September 1979 - Springdale, (at the mounth of Zion Canyon), Washington Co., by Jerome Gifford (adult male) | UOS report |
  • ⌂10 Oct to 25 Nov 1978 - Springdale, (at the mounth of Zion Canyon), Washington Co., by Richard Fesler, Leo Fesler, Freda Fesler,  (adult male, photographed by Jerome Gifford, 19, 21, 23 Nov 1978) | UOS report |
Blue-throated Hummingbird  (not on present Utah checklist) | see notes |
  • 28 Aug 1998 - Millcreek Canyon, Salt Lake Co. by Alan Miller, Jerry Wall (an apparent female) | Hotline Report |
  • 24 Jul - 4 Aug 1986 - Jensen, Uintah Co.
  • 3-8 Aug 1972 - Springdale, Washington Co., by Jerome Gifford and Louise Harden (Immature male joined by female on 5th)  [needs second sighting to be on checklist ] (Sightings notes are on file).
Magnificent Hummingbird
  • 26 Aug 2012 -  Holladay, Salt Lake County Co., by Steve Carr, (female/juv.male)  | Sight Record |
  • 16 Aug 2008 - 7 miles below Tony Grove in Cache Co., The camp hosts at Lewis Turner Campground | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂24 June 2001 - 2½ miles up Stout Canyon Rd. from Hwy. 89, Kane Co., by Steve Summers, Priscilla Summers (adult female)  | Sight Record |
  • 13 Jul 1998 - Grapevine Wash, east of Washington, Washington Co., by Joshua Kreitzer (adult female) [not accepted by UOS -? Blue-throated Hummingbird - see above]
  • 8 Jul 1978 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Steven Hedges, Rod Lemon  | Sight Record |
  • ⌂27 Jun 1974 - near Brighton, Salt Lake Co., by George Edmunds reported by Behle and Perry
  • ⌂Jun to July 1972 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., by George Edmonds (seen last week in Jun and first week in July) [see sighting on 27 Jun 1974 at Brighton)
  • ⌂23 May to end of July 1972 - Springdale, Washington Co., by Clyde Harden, Lois Harden, Jerome Gifford (photo by Jerome Gifford)
  • ⌂24 Aug 1971 - Cedar City, Iron Co., by Stewart Murie
  • ⌂7 Jul to 10 Aug 1971 - Springdale, Washington Co., at the mouth of Zion Canyon by Jerome Gifford (photo in "American Birds" magazine)
  • ⌂24 Aug 1962 - 3 miles northwest of Parowan, Iron Co., by Stewart Murie

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

          Anna's Hummingbird  (sightings no longer documented as of July 2005)
          Sightings - 1985 to 2005
  

Allen's Hummingbird

  • 16 Jan 2013 - Ivins, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell  (SY male, photos)  | Sight Record |

WOODPECKERS, etc.

Coraciiformes

Red-headed Woodpecker 
       
[More abundant before 1975 -  "breeding sparsely in the Uinta Basin from 15 Feb to 27 Aug"]1
  • ⌂27 Dec 2004 - 3 Feb 2005 - Near Hurricane, Washington Co., by Merrill Webb and many others (adult, photos) | Hotline Report | Sight Record | UOS report |
  • 27 Jul 2002 - Tony Grove Lakes area, Bear River Range, Cache Co., Eric Jeffords (heard then saw female with brown head - [like a juv.])  (see 7 Jul 2002 sighting)
  • ⌂7 Jul 2002 - Near White Pine Lake, Cache Co., by Ron Ryel (adult, notes and drawings) | Birdnet Report | Sight Record | UOS report |
  • ⌂17 Feb 1968 - Near Cedar City, Iron Co., by Stewart Murie
  • ⌂25,29 May 1955 - Uinta Basin. Sight record.
  • ⌂26 Aug 1941 - Bear River MBR, Box Elder Co., by C. S. Williams  (adult male collected)
  • ⌂28 Jul 1937 - Near Ouray, Uintah Co., by A. C. Twomey  (one adult male found dead)
  • ⌂Jun 1869 - Near Parley’s Park, Summit Co., by R,. Ridgeway (one)
  • ⌂1859 - Utah. Specimen taken by McCarthy of the Simpson expedition.
          Acorn Woodpecker   (sightings no longer documented as of February 2002)
          Sightings - 1963 to 2004
  
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
          [Red-naped and Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers were lumped together as Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
            before 1985) (see notes) ]
  • 11-21 Dec 2013 - Zion NP, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell  (adult male)   | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂21 Dec 2012 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell  (immature, photos)   | Sight Record |
  • 14 Oct 2012 - Antelope Island, Davis Co., by Joel & Kathy Beyer and Steve & Cindy Sommerfeld   | Hotline Report |
  • 13-25 Oct 2012 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp (25 Oct 2012 by Bryant Olsen (male)| Hotline Report |  
  • 19 Mar 2012 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp (male)   | Hotline Report |
  • 18 Dec 2011 (count week) - Salt Lake CBC, Salt Lake Co., reported by Pomera Fronce  | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂22 Oct 2011 - Rio Mesa Center, Grand Co., by Ken Burton (juvenile female)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂21 Oct 2011 - Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell (adult female, photo),  | Sight Record |
  • 13 Feb 2011 - Cox Park, Washington Co. by Norm Jenson (1 immature male - photos)  | Sight Record |
  • 9 April 2010 - East Canyon State Park, Morgan Co., by Bill Fennimore and members of a field trip  (most likely an unusual Red-naped Sapsucker)   | Hotline Report |
  • August 2009 - Oakley, Summit Co.,  by Lisa Lea (2 males, photos)  | Sight Record |
  • 26 Oct 2008 - Veyo, Washintong Co., by Larry Tripp (hatch year)  | Hotline Report |
  • 29 Dec 2007 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Tim Avery | Hotline Report |
  • 26 Sep 2007 - Garr Ranch, Davis Co., by Arnold Smith and Aaron Smith | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂15 Apr 2007 - Canyonlands NP, San Juan Co., by Brian Gatlin  (adult female)  | Sight Records |
  • 2 Mar 2007 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp (?juvenile female)   | Hotline Report |
  • 11 Dec 2004 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Lu Guddings, Dennis Shirley and Kevin Wheeler (second-fall male) | Hotline Report |
  • 16 Oct 2004 - Welcome Springs, Washington Co., by Joel and Kathy Beyer | Hotline Report | Sight Records |
  • 19 Mar 2004 - Devil's Canyon Campground, south of Monticello, San Juan Co., by Mark Stackhouse, and others (imm. female) | Birdnet Report |
  • 21 Dec 2003 - Toquerville, Washington Co., reported by Kevin Wheeler | Birdnet Report |
  • ⌂8 Nov 2003 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp (one juvenile possibly female)   | Birdnet Report | Sight Records | UOS report |
  • 28 Sept 2003 - Red Cliffs Campground, Washington Co., by Alton Thygerson | Birdnet Report |
  • 3 Sept 2003 - Harker Canyon, Tooele Co., by Milton Moody and Merrill Webb | Birdnet Report |
  • ⌂19 Jan - 18 Mar 2003 -  Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp also seen by Rick Fridell, Kevin Wheeler, and Steve Summers; and also by Pomera Fronce  (adult Male)  | Hotline Report | Sight Records | UOS report |
  • 17,18 Oct 1999 - Lucin, Box Elder Co., by Mark Stackhouse, David Wheeler, Larene Wyss (juvenile-plumaged)
  • 12 Oct 1996 - Josie Morris Cabin, Dinosaur National Monument, Uintah Co., by Mark Stackhouse (one juvenile seen & photographed)
  • 14 Dec 1995 - Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., by Mark Stackhouse (seen during CBC count week - juvenile plumage)
  • 21 Dec 1993 - Kanab CBC, Kane Co., (2 seen, could be Red-naped Sapsuckers - no documentation)
  • 17 Dec 1987 - Kanab CBC, Kane Co., (1 seen, probably Red-naped Sapsucker - no documentation)
  • Jul 1869 - Parley's Park, Summit Co., by Ridgway (nine specimens collected)
  • 1870 - north slope of the Uinta Mountains by Hayden, Smith (several specimens collected)
  • Oct 1872 - Wasatch Mountains by Henshaw
  • Oct 1872 - Washington Co., by Henshaw (specimens collected)
Red-breasted Sapsucker
  • 23-24 Dec 2013 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co. by Rick Fridell   | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂4 Oct 2013 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell  (juv male?, photos)   | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • ⌂22 Jan 2012 -  Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell, (adult, male?, photo)  | Sight Record |
  • 31 Dec 2010 - Olympus Cove, Salt Lake Co.,  by Mike Davies (1 male, photos)  | Sight Record |
  • ⌂12 Dec 2010 - Zion National Park, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell (male - photos) | Sight Record |
  • ⌂30 Sep 2010 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell (one)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 29 Sep 2008 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell | Hotline Report |
  • 29 Jan 2008 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Jeff Bilsky | Hotline Report |
  • 29 Dec 2007 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Tim Avery | Hotline Report |
  • 16 Dec 2007 - 3 Jan 2008 - Cliffrose Lodge in Springdale, Washington Co., by Kevin Wheeler, Josh Kreitzer, Pam Larson and Jan Boyer (Zion CBC), Others later (Dec) | Hotline Report | (Jan) | Hotline Report |
  • 16 Nov 2007 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂27 Sep 2007 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell and others (first year - photos)   | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 26 Jan 2007 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp, Lu Giddings and others  | Hotline Report |
  • ⌂13 Oct 2006 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Larry Tripp and Peyton Cook. (adult, photos)  | Sight Record |
  • 8 Nov 2005 - Sunbrook Golf course in St. George, Washington Co., by Patricia Richards | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 31 Dec 2004 - Virgin, Washington Co., on the Zion NP CBC | Hotline Report |  Sight Record |
  • 30 Nov 2004 - Leeds, Washington Co., by Charles and Marilyn Sheard (previously reported by Cordell Peterson) | Hotline Report |
  • 8 Oct 2004 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by Lu Giddings, Jack Binch (juvenile southern race) | Hotline Report |
  • 18 Mar 2004 - Snow Canyon State Park, Washington Co., by Kristen Comella (female) | Birdnet Report |
  • 19 Dec 2003 - Cedar City, Iron Co., by Charlie Sheard, Lee Jones, Max Hodson, Don Myres (adult male) | Birdnet Report |
  • ⌂17-26 Oct 2003 - Lytle Ranch (Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell, Kevin Wheeler (adult male, daggetti ssp., photos)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record | UOS report |
  • 27 Sep 2001 - Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge, Juab Co., by Larene Wyss. | Hotline Report |
  • 27 Sep 2000 - Minersville Res., Beaver Co., by Barbara Watkins (adult)
  • 19 Sep 1999 -Fish Springs NWR, Juab Co., by Colby & Tom Neuman (first-winter plumage - found dead on the 20th by Mark Stackhouse)  | Hotline Report |
  • 19 Oct 1998 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co., by C. J. Grimes (apparently of the daggetti subspecies)
  • 6 Oct 1996 - Josie Morris Cabin, Dinosaur National Monument, Uintah Co., by Laura Lockhart, David Wheeler (one seen & filmed)
  • 4 Oct 1995 - Fish Springs NWR, Juab Co., by Jay Banta (one)
  • ⌂13-15 Oct 1993 - Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge, Juab Co., by Jay Banta; Terry Sadler  (one adult)  | UOS report |
  • ⌂1,2 Jan 1988 - Iverson Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Richard Sorensen, Ella Sorensen, Carig Kneedy (photos by Craig Kneedy, Ella Sorensen)  | UOS report |
  • ⌂30 Dec 1981 - Santa Clara, Washington Co., by Robert and Georgene Bond
  • ⌂26 Nov1931 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., (a hybrid - specimen in the U of U collection)

Gilded Flicker

  • ⌂24 Feb 2012 -  Zion National Park, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell, (adult male, photos)  | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 24 April 2011 - Zella Tank on the Beaver Dam Slope, Washington Co., by Tim Avery (two)  | Hotline Report |
  • 14 Jan 2010 - Mathis Park, St. George, Washington Co., by Nathan Fisher   | Hotline Report | Sight Record |
  • 29 Sep 2009 - Backyard in Cedar City, Iron Co., by Andrea Taylor  | Hotline Report |
  • 6 - 10 Feb 2008 - Lytle Ranch, Washington Co.,  by Aaron Smith, Tim Avery  | Hotline Report |
  • 19 Feb 2007 - Beaver Dam Wash, Washington Co., by Rick Fridell, Kevin Wheeler  | Hotline Report | Sight Record -  | 2007-21 |

Pileated Woodpecker  (not on present Utah checklist) | see notes | [Below are some undocumented sightings].

  • 16 Jun 2011 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., by Matthew Wallace (one)   | Hotline Report |
  • 6 May 2006 - Spanish Fork Canyon, Utah Co., by Lu Giddings  | Sight Record
  • mid/late Aug 1984 - E/SE of Temple Peak, Logan Canyon, Cache Co., by Mark Stackhouse (heard & seen without binocs.)
  • 17 Apr 1980 - Southwest of Monticello, San Juan Co., by Austin Johnson and Jordan Pederson (1 adult) (Seen in flight only -- record on file).| Sight Record |
  • 6 Sep 1956 - Cottonwood Wash west of Blanding, San Juan Co., by C. Lynn Haywood
  • 14 Aug 1954 - (Uinta Mts.) near Grandaddy Lake, Duchesne Co., reported by William H. Behle
  • 16,26 Aug 1952 - near Wildcat Ranger Station, Aquarius Plateau, Garfield Co., reported by William H. Behle [year 1962?]
  • 10 Aug 1943 - (Uinta Mts.) 30 miles north of Roosevelt, Duchesne Co., by William H. Behle, J. Ghiselin (three)
  • 22 Aug 1941 - Fishlake Mountains (one)
  • 21 May 1892 - Bluff, San Juan Co., by C. P. Rowley (specimen in the American Museum of Natural History) (Discredited by label mix up at the museum).

  
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