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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.



Image search results - "species"
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    "Bewick's" Tundra Swan78 viewsEurasian form of this species. Kennecott ISSR (Inland Sea Shorebird Reserve), Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2007
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    2007/11 - November - Northern Hawk Owl933 viewsTaken November 17, 2007 near Rexburg, Idaho. About as close as this species has come to Utah. Very cooperative bird that's normal range in North America is across Canada.
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    3 Rosy-Finch Species76 viewsL to R: Black, Brown-capped, and Gray-crowned. All three were in the same lighting and in 2 trees next to one another. The Black and Gray-crowned were further away hence the softness. Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 24, 2015
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    3 Species87 viewsBlue-headed, Mealy, & Orange-cheeked. Explorer's Inn, Tambopata Reserve, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    3 Species of Albatross4 viewsBlack-footed, Laysan, and Short-tailed. 50 miles offshore, Douglas County, Oregon. December 1, 2017
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    3 Species of Albatross8 viewsBlack-footed, Laysan, and Short-tailed. 50 miles offshore, Douglas County, Oregon. December 1, 2017
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    4 Species of Hummingbird92 viewsCalliope, Black-chinned, Rufous and Broad-tailed Hummingbirds all feeding together. Garr Ranch, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. August 2007
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    5 Species of Geese39 viewsLots of Canada, with 13 Cacklers, a handful of Snow and Ross's, and 2 Greater White-fronted. Washington Fields, Washington County, Utah. January 28, 2017
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    5 Species of Seabirds92 viewsCape Town Pelagics. Cape Point Trawling Grounds, Atlantic Ocean, South Africa. September 7, 2013
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    6 Species of Gull111 viewsThayer's, Herring, Western, California, Ring-billed and Iceland Gull together. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 7, 2017
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    Acorn Woodpecker82 viewsOne of the few places in Utah where this species canbe found fairly easily. Devil's Canyon Campground, San Juan County. April 2006
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    American Golden-Plover57 viewsAlthough this species is annual in the fall, breeding plumage individuals are quite rare in Utah. I found 3 along the Antelope Island Causeway in Davis County, Utah. April 2007
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    Antlion Species73 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. August 9, 2008
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    Bluet or Dancer Species78 viewsAny idea which species this is? South Shore Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 14, 2008
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    Butterfly Species44 viewsTrebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. August 10, 2016
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    Butterfly Species44 viewsTrebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina. August 10, 2016
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    Cactus Species90 viewsTaken in Montezuma Creek Canyon, near Blanding, Utah in San Juan County. April 2007
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    Canada Goose36 viewsParvipes subspecies. Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2004
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    Collared Lizard Species131 viewsMontezuma Creek Canyon, San Juan County, Utah. April 2007
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    Collared Lizard Species124 viewsMontezuma Creek Canyon, San Juan County, Utah. April 2007
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    Collared Lizard Species124 viewsMontezuma Creek Canyon, San Juan County, Utah. April 2007
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    Fence Lizard Species102 viewsMontezuma Creek Canyon, San Juan County, Utah. July 2007
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    Fence Lizard Species102 viewsMontezuma Creek Canyon, San Juan County, Utah. July 2007
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    Flammulated Owl82 viewsOne of the first photographs of this species in the state. Snowy Range, southeastern Wyoming. July 2005
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    Golden-Plover Species59 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. May 20, 2012
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    Golden-Plover Species55 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. May 20, 2012
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    Gray Partridge102 viewsMy 333rd species of bird seen in Utah in 2007, breaking the previous Utah Big Year record. Whites Valley, Box Elder County, Utah. September 2007
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    Greater Scaup52 viewsGetting late in the spring for this species. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake Count, Utah. April 2007
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    Herring Gull56 viewsPretty typical Herring Gull, except for the yellow colored legs. The bird was also in Utah at a rather late date for this species, being the 1st week in April. Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. April 2007
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    Hoary Bat107 views1 of 2 Hoary Bats (The most common species or at least widespread in the United States) flushed out of the trees at Lytle Ranch in the Beaver Dam Wash in Washington County, Utah. April 2007
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    Marsh Wren46 viewsEastern subspecies. Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. September 2006
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    Moth Species44 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 2008
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    Moth Species37 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 2008
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    Northern Hawk Owl43 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl51 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl38 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl38 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl36 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl37 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl38 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl40 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl36 viewsDigiscoped. About the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl42 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Northern Hawk Owl33 viewsAbout the closest this species had been found to Utah. Near Rexburg, Idaho. November 17, 2007
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    Palm Warbler39 views350th species for my 2007 Utah list. Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. November 2007
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    Parrot Species65 viewsOxygen Jungle Villas, Uvita, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Parrot Species72 viewsOxygen Jungle Villas, Uvita, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Purple Martin48 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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    Seedeater Species79 viewsOxygen Jungle Villas, Uvita, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Seedeater Species69 viewsOxygen Jungle Villas, Uvita, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Skipper Species8 viewsSanta Ana NWR, Hidalgo County, Texas. April 14, 2017
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    Tibellus Species65 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Date Unknown
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    Tufted Puffin67 viewsThis species was the main reason for my trip to Oregon, and I was very pleased to find them. Haystack Rock, at Canon Beach, Oregon Coast. July 2004
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    Vole Species63 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. September 2005
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    Western and Lesser Black-backed Gull130 viewsTalk about a once in a lifetime sight, seeing these two species side by side. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2007
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    Western and Lesser Black-backed Gull104 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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    Western Grebe55 viewsI know this isn't a good shot... But this species is fairly rare in Indiana. Lake Michigan, Michigan City, Indiana. November 2006
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    Wheatear Species?48 viewsI think this was a Black-eared Wheater, due to the heavier bill, but I'm not positive. Dubrovnik, Croatia. August 12, 2016
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    Willow Flycatcher72 views"Southwest" subspecies. Capitol Reef National Park, Wayne County, Utah. June 2007
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    Willow Flycatcher72 views"Southwest" subspecies. Capitol Reef National Park, Wayne County, Utah. June 2007
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    Willow Flycatcher79 views"Southwest" subspecies. Capitol Reef National Park, Wayne County, Utah. June 2007
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    Yellow-rumped Warbler59 viewsMyrtle's subspecies. Wahweap Marina area - Lake Powell, Kane County, Utah. May 2006
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    Yellow-rumped Warbler34 viewsMyrtle's subspecies. Wahweap Marina area - Lake Powell, Kane County, Utah. May 2006
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