|Horned Grebe||Davis Co.|
|Great Egret||Davis Co., Iron Co.|
|Greater Scaup||Davis Co.|
|Blue Grouse||Salt Lake Co.|
|Black-bellied Plover||Davis Co.|
|Bonaparte's Gull||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.|
|YELLOW-FOOTED GULL||Box Elder Co.|
|SABINE'S GULL||Box Elder Co., Davis Co.|
|Common Tern||Box Elder Co.|
|RED BREASTED SAPSUCKER||Washington Co.|
|Cassin's Vireo||Salt Lake Co.|
|Hermit Thrush||Davis Co.|
|Nashville Warbler||Box Elder Co.|
|Townsend's Warbler||Box Elder Co.|
|LAPLAND LONGSPUR||Box Elder Co.|
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
A first-winter LAPLAND LONGSPUR was seen just north of Willard Bay State Park on Sunday, 10/04. The bird was feeding along the dirt road which runs east of the state park sewage lagoon. It was seen just north of the lagoon (MS&DW). To get there, take the Willard Bay SP exit from I-15 (exit 360), go west, and turn north on the dirt road opposite the state park entrance, following this road to the sewage lagoon.
An immature SABINE'S GULL was seen north of the entrance to Harold Crane WMA, west of Willard Bay, on Sunday, 10/04 (MS&DW). Also in the same area were several BONAPARTE'S GULLS and many COMMON TERNS.
In the campground at Willard Bay SP, a NASHVILLE WARBLER and a TOWNSEND'S WARBLER were seen on Sunday, 10/04 (JB).
Also along the Antelope Island Causeway, on Sunday, 10/04, a pair of GREATER SCAUP was seen at about the midpoint of the causeway (RJA&MD), and near the causeway entrance, a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER was seen (AG&YS).
Near Layton Marsh, a GREAT EGRET and 2 HERMIT THRUSHES were seen on Sunday, 10/04 (AG&YS).
At Farmington Bay WMA, a HORNED GREBE and a BONAPARTE'S GULL were seen on Sunday, 10/04 (AG&YS).
A CASSIN'S VIREO was seen on the Jordan River Parkway on Tuesday, 10/06. The bird was on the section of the parkway near the Germania Park parking lot (SG).
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Wednesday, October 7, 1998.
Observers: RJA=R.J. Adams; GB=George Barrowclough (of NY); JB=Joel Byers; MD=Monica Davis (of CA); KE=Keith Evans; SG=Sharon Gander; AG=Alan Godwin; CJG=C.J. Grimes; CG=Carol Gwynn; AM=Alan Miller; CP=Cheryl Peterson; MS=Mark Stackhouse; YS=Yvonne Stroup; SS=Steve Summers; DW=David Wheeler
Please report your sightings by calling the Utah Birdline at: (801) 538-4730 or by e-mail to [email protected] You may e-mail questions and comments to [email protected] or you may call (801) 487-9453.