The "Utah Birds"
Baby Bird Picture Awards

From photos on the Utah Birds website
(August 2009)

The following "chick pix" have received honorable mention awards:

(In no particular order)

The Freddy the Freeloader Award
Clark's Grebe chick by Kent Keller

The Awkward Stage Award
Sora chicks
by Paul Higgins

The Mostly Fluff Award
Gosling by Kendall Brown

The Craning To See Award
Sandhill Crane chick
by Jim Bailey

The Splendor in the Grass Award
Duckling by Loraleigh Anderson

The Stylish Muffler & Accessories Award
Killdeer chick
by Mike Fish

The On Broadway Award
American Avocet chick
by Mike Fish

The Thinking Pinocchio Award
Long-billed Curlew chick
by Jack Binch

The Getting the First Laugh Award
Barn Owlets
by Kent Keller

The Slow Starter Award
Short-eared Owlet
by Lu Giddings

The Round Birds in a Square Hole Award
Mountain Bluebird chicks
by Brian Currie

The Spot On Award
American Robin chick
by Kendall Brown

The Early Bird Special Award
Western Screech-Owlet
by Nancy Howard


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Other pictures of young birds can be found for the following species:
Canada Goose
California Quail
Pied-billed Grebe
Western Grebe (2)
Clark's Grebe
Turkey Vulture
Golden Eagle
Prairie Falcon, Virginia Rail (2)
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Long-billed Curlew
Barn Owl
Western Screech Owl
Great Horned Owl
Northern Pygmy-Owl
Burrowing Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Common Nighthawk
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Western Scrub-Jay
Cliff Swallows
Barn Swallows
Mountain Bluebird
American Robin
Spotted Towhee
Black-headed Grosbeak
(Because the pages are constantly changing, the links above may no lead to the exact page, but just click on either "juvenile" or "chicks" at the top of the pages to see the photos).


Photos of recently-hatched birds from the "Utah Birds" website