Relative Abundance:

Common Uncommon Rare Occasional Irregular
Common - Found consistently in fair numbers in appropriate habitat and season
Uncommon - Found consistently in small numbers in appropriate habitat and season
Rare - Found infrequently but regularly in very small numbers in proper habitat and season
Occasional - Seldom found in the state and not reported annually
Irregular - Abundance varies greatly from year to year--may be common one year and absent the next


C.    Celtic
D.    Danish
E.    English
F.    French
Gr.  Classical Greek
HG. High German
I.     Italian
L.    Latin, Classical Latin
LL.  Low Latin (c. 200 AD to c. 1500 AD) 
ME. Middle English (c. 1200 AD to 1500 AC)
ML. Modern Latin
OE. Old English
S.    Swedish
Sp.  Spanish


Behle, W. H., E. D. Sorensen, and C. M. White. 1985. Utah Birds: A Revised Checklist
     ISBN 0-940378-07-8 (out of print)
Choate, Ernest A.1985. The Dictionary of American Bird Names (revised edition)
     ISBN 0-87645-065-6 (hardback)   ISBN 0-87645-117-2 (pbk.)  In the Utah Birds Bookstore (under "Dictionaries")
McIvor, D. E. 1998. Birding Utah
     ISBN 1-56044-615-3 (pbk.)  In the Utah Birds Bookstore (under "Regional Books - Utah")
Stokes, Donald and Lillian. 1996. Stokes Filed Guide to Birds: Western Region
     ISBN 0-316-81810-0  In the Utah Birds Bookstore (under "Field Guides")
Terres, John K. 1990. The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds
     ISBN 0-517-03288-0  (out of print)