Utah Bird Report for 9/17/99
Submitted by Mark Stackhouse (firstname.lastname@example.org)
to the bird net
|Great Egret ||Millard Co., Utah Co.
|Merlin ||Box Elder Co.
|American Golden Plover ||Box Elder Co.
|Semipalmated Plover ||Beaver Co., Box Elder Co.
|Pectoral Sandpiper ||Beaver Co., Box Elder Co., Utah Co.
|PARASITIC JAEGER ||Davis Co.
|Bonaparte's Gull ||Beaver Co.
|Northern Pygmy-Owl ||Cache Co.
|Nashville Warbler ||Weber Co.
|Northern Waterthrush ||Box Elder Co.
|White-winged Crossbill ||Cache Co.
Compiler: Mark Stackhouse
Transcriber: Mark Stackhouse
At Minersville Reservoir, 1 SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, 8 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS,
a BONAPARTE'S GULL were seen on Sunday, 09/12 (JK,LWi).
Two AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVERS and 2 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS were seen at Bear
River Migratory Bird Refuge on Wednesday, 09/15. The birds were on
to the west of the road along the west side of the auto-tour loop, about
one mile south of the northwest corner (MS).
BOX ELDER COUNTY
Several PECTORAL SANDPIPERS and a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER were seen at
Crane WMA on Monday, 09/13. The birds were on the mudflats to the east
the entrance road, about 100 yards past the gate (MS,LW).
A MERLIN and a NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH were seen at Willard Bay SP on
09/13. Both birds were in the wooded area south of the campground, just
north of the beach. The Merlin was of the dark "suckleyi" subspecies
At the campground at Tony Grove in Logan Canyon, a NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL
several WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS were seen on Saturday, 09/11 (JB,RR).
An immature PARASITIC JAEGER was seen at Farmington Bay WMA on Friday,
09/17. The bird was seen in the afternoon, about 100 yards south of the
Island observation point (RJA).
A GREAT EGRET was seen at Clear Lake WMA on Sunday, 09/12 (JK,LWi).
At Swede Lane, four PECTORAL SANDPIPERS were seen on Friday, 09/17 (BM).
Swede Lane can be reached by taking the southern Springville exit from
(exit 263), and heading west about 1.5 miles to Swede Lane. Take Swede
north until you reach the south shore of Provo Bay.
Two GREAT EGRETS were seen at Provo Airport on Tuesday, 09/14. The birds
were to the east of the southeast corner of the dike road (RS).
A male NASHVILLE WARBLER was seen at the North Arm Natural Area at
Reservoir on Wednesday, 09/15. The bird was just west of the first trail
junction past the bridge (MS). To get to the natural area, take 12th
in Ogden east up Ogden Canyon to the dam at Pineview Reseroir. Turn
across the dam, and take this road around the west side of the reservoir
until you reach the natural area.
This concludes the Utah Bird Report for Friday, September 17, 1999.
Observers: RJA=R.J. Adams, JB=Jeanie Boynton, JK=Josh Kreitzer, BM=Brian
Maxfield, RR=Ron Ryel, MS=Mark Stackhouse, RS=Reed Stone, LWi=Lew
Wilkinson, LW=Larene Wyss
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