Tim Avery Birding.com

Utah Bird Photos

Since 1996 I have taken nearly 1,000,000 photos. Of those about 14,000 have made it to this website, including over 1,000 species of birds that have been viewed more than 400,000 times.



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    Flammulated Owl96 viewsChico Basin Ranch, on the west edge of the Great Plains, near Pueblo, Colorado. This was only the 2nd record form the plains. May 2004
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    Long-eared Owl77 viewsSurprisingly, the only Long-eared Owl I saw in 2007... River Lane, Utah County, Utah. April 2007
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    Parasitic Jaeger85 viewsOne of the only flight shots showing its lanky appearance, as a Parasitic should have. Willard Spur of the Great Salt Lake, Box Elder County, Utah. September 11, 2005
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    Parasitic Jaeger87 viewsI had returned two days after seeing the bird to look at it again, only to find it dead. I collected the specimen, photographed and finally got a positive ID, then donated the skin to the University of Utah. Willard Spur of the Great Salt Lake, Box Elder County, Utah. September 11, 2005
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    Parasitic Jaeger92 viewsI had returned two days after seeing the bird to look at it again, only to find it dead. I collected the specimen, photographed and finally got a positive ID, then donated the skin to the University of Utah. Willard Spur of the Great Salt Lake, Box Elder County, Utah. September 11, 2005
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    presumed Glossy Ibis55 viewsIn the bad light we thought we had a flock of Glossy, but when we got close only one bird looked the part. Hite Crossing, Colorado River, San Juan County, Utah. April 2007
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    Purple Martin46 viewsOnly the second record of this species breeding in Wyoming in the last 70 years. Snowy Range, southeastern Wyoming. July 2005
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    Purple Sandpiper44 viewsTaken along the east shore of the Lower New York Bay just south of the Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn, New York. As opposed to several days ago, there were only 2 birds around on this date. December 7, 2007
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    Western and Lesser Black-backed Gull102 viewsProbably one of the few if not the only picture of these two species of birds together. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2007
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