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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    2007/11 - November - Northern Hawk Owl692 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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    2010/05 - May - Western Tanager671 viewsThis picture is why this is my favorite bird... Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 26, 2010
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    2007/12 - December - Purple Sandpiper584 viewsBeautiful lifer! And another nemesis bird ticked off. Brooklyn, New York. Photo Spotlight Image for December 2007
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    2008/06 - June - Flammulated Owl539 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    2009/07 - July - Burrowing Owl524 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. July 23, 2009
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    2010/06 - June - Spotted Owl523 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    2008/04 - April - California Gull518 viewsSugarhouse Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 21, 2008
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    2008/01 - January - Lesser Scaup514 viewsKennecott Inland Sea Shorebird Reserve (ISSR), Salt Lake County, Utah. January 2008
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    2008/02 - February - Bald Eagle512 viewsFarmington Bay Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Davis County, Utah. February 26, 2008
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    2008/07 - July - Red-naped Sapsucker512 viewsSilver Lake, Brighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 15, 2008
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    2009/02 - February - Evening Grosbeak508 viewsLower River Road, Francis, Wasatch County, Utah. February 1, 2008
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    2010/10 - October - Anna's Hummingbird499 viewsNew Harmony, Washington County, Utah. October 2, 2010
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    2008/05 - May - Western Kingbird497 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 29, 2008
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    2009/12 - December - Virginia Rail487 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. December 20, 2009
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    2009/04 - April - European Starling478 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 18, 2009
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    2009/06 - June - Great Blue Heron471 viewsNear the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 4, 2009
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    2010/09 - September - Rufous Hummingbird466 viewsBEAUTIFUL Display! Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 9, 2010
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    2009/03 - March - Snow & Ross's Geese461 viewsProbably around 2,00 present. West of Corinne, Box Elder County, Utah. March 7, 2009
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    2008/12 - December - Ruff457 viewsLook at the reflection! Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 28, 2008
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    2012/01 - January - Bufflehead456 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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    2009/11 - November - Bonaparte's Gull454 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 2009
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    2010/03 - March - Black-throated Sparrow454 viewsGunlock State Park, Washington County, Utah. March 19, 2010
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    2008/09 - September - Sabine's Gull448 viewsSouth shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2008
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    2008/10 - October - Red-shouldered Hawk448 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 26, 2008
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    2009/08 - August - Gray Jay448 viewsHacking Lake Campsite - 11,000', Uintah County, Utah. August 15, 2009
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    2011/04 - April - Red Crossbill447 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 9, 2011
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    2009/09 - September - White-faced Ibis443 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2009
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    2009/10 - October - Redhead442 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 18, 2009
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    2010/02 - February - House Finch442 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 6, 2010
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    2009/05 - May - Cattle Egret439 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. May 17,, 2009
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    2008/08 - August - Swainson's Hawk437 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 30, 2008
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    2010/04 - April - Common Raven436 viewsArches National Park, Grand County, Utah. April 24, 2010
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    2011/01 - January - Sora433 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. January 15, 2011
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    2010/07 - July - Cordilleran Flycatcher431 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 4, 2010
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    2010/01 - January - American Wigeon430 viewsSt. George Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2009
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    2012/10 - October - Cooper's Hawk430 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    2009/01 - January - Greater White-fronted Goose425 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 10, 2009
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    2010/12 - December - American Coot424 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    2008/11 - November - Tundra Swans420 viewsSouth Shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2008
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    2011/03 - March - Cassin's Finch411 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2010/08 - August - Dark-eyed Junco407 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. August 7, 2010
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    2011/11 - November - Red-tailed Hawk406 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. November 7, 2011
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    2013/04 - April - American White Pelican397 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. April 18, 2013
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    2010/11 - November - Loggerhead Shrike395 views7200 West & I-80, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 28, 2010
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    2011/02 - February - Brown Pelican390 viewsMalibu Lagoon State Beach, California. February 19, 2011
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    2011/06 - June - Fiery-throated Hummingbird382 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2011/10 - October - Harlequin Duck376 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2011
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    2012/03 - March - Sharp-shinned Hawk360 viewsWith European Starling. Lehi, Utah County, Utah. March 6, 2012
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    2011/12 - December - Rough-legged Hawk356 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 3, 2011
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    2012/12 - December - Short-eared Owl351 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. December 29, 2012
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    2012/02 - February - Harlan's Hawk347 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. February 15, 2012
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    2011/05 - May - American Bittern341 viewsCutler Marsh, Cache County, Utah. May 15, 2011
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    2011/08 - August - Wilson's Phalarope340 viewsOuray National Wildlife Refuge, Uintah County, Utah. August 21, 2011
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    2012/08 - August - Bearded Mountaineer340 viewsENDEMIC! Huacarpay Lake, Cusco, Peru. August 25, 2012
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    2012/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird339 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 5, 2012
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    2012/04 - April - Eurasian Collared-Dove337 viewsSprings Estate Pond, Washington County, Utah. April 28, 2012
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    2012/11 - November - Ferruginous Hawk331 viewsHerriman, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 24, 2012
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    2013/01 - January - Bohemian Waxwing330 viewsBountiful, Davis County, Utah. January 18, 2013
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    2011/09 - September - Black-chinned Hummingbird328 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 6, 2011
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    2013/02 - February - Herring Gull319 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 2013
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    2012/06 - June - Pine Grosbeak318 viewsSoapstone Basin, Wasatch County, Utah. June 30, 2012
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    2014/07 - July - White-tailed Ptarmigan308 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    2011/07 - July - Sandhill Crane305 viewsKuhni Road, Provo, Utah County, Utah. July 2011
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    2014/10 - October- California Gull300 viewsFlying past a rainbow. Farmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. October 1, 2014
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    2015/01 - January - Northern Pygmy-Owl297 viewsRockville, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    2014/01 - January - Sagebrush Sparrow294 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. January 18, 2014
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    2012/05 - May - Trumpeter Swan293 viewsDraper, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 11, 2012
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    2014/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird293 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2014
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    2013/06 - June - Western Screech-Owl286 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 1, 2013
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    2013/10 - October - Ferruginous Hawk285 viewsEagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah. October 30, 2013
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    2013/12 - December - Long-eared Owl283 viewsJordan River Parkway, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2013
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    2012/09 - September - Black-headed Grosbeak282 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    2013/05 - May - Yellow-headed Blackbird281 viewsChicken Creek Reservoir, Juab County, Utah. May 9, 2013
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    2014/02 - February - American Flamingo280 viewsRio Lagartos, Yucat√°n, Mexico. February 5, 2014
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    2013/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird278 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 27, 2013
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    2014/12 - December - Pine Grosbeak277 viewsAlta, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2014
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    2013/03 - March - Common Merganser276 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. March 2, 2013
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    2013/11 - November - Pacific Loon274 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 18, 2013
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    2013/08 - August - Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill271 viewsTshokwane Picnic Area, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    2013/09 - September - Crested Barbet270 viewsOlifants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. September 1, 2013
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    2014/04 - April - Mountain Bluebird265 viewsHickman Flats, San Juan County, Utah. April 20, 2014
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    2015/03 - March - Sharp-tailed Grouse252 viewsGolden Spike National Historic Site, Box Elder County, Utah. March 25, 2015
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    2015/05 - May - Violet-green Swallow248 viewsGrantsville Reservoir, Tooele County, Utah. May 27, 2015
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    2014/06 - June - Broad-tailed Hummingbird246 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. June 19, 2014
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    2016/10 - October - Great Horned Owl243 viewsYuba State Park, Juab County, Utah. October 14, 2016
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    2014/09 - September - American Three-toed Woodpecker242 viewsBrighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    2014/11 - November - Common Raven239 viewsNorth Lehi Fields, Utah County, Utah. November 2014
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    2014/03 - March - White-necked Jacobin237 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    2016/03 - March - Sagebrush Sparrow236 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. March 5, 2016
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    2015/02 - February - Ross's X Snow Goose Hybrid229 viewsBlue Phase to boot! Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 25, 2015
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    2015/07 - July - Flammulated Owl229 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. July 15, 2015
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    2014/05 - May - Red-winged Blackbird227 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. May 4, 2014
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    2015/04 - April - Bonaparte's Gull218 viewsPowell Lake, Utah County, Utah. April 2015
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    2016/06 - June - Flammulated Owl204 viewsWasatch Mountains, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 20, 2016
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    2015/06 - June - Western Meadowlark196 viewsFairfield, Utah County, Utah. June 25, 2015
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    2015/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird193 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2015
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    2016/05 - May - Little Gull190 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. May 3, 2016
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    2015/12 - December - Great Blue Heron175 viewsEntrada Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. December 20, 2015
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    2015/11 - November - Great Kiskadee173 viewsIberostar Paraiso Maya, Playa Paraiso, Mexico. November 7, 2015
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    2016/04 - April - American Avocet169 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. April 16, 2016
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    2016/02 - February - White-crowned Sparrow162 viewsGlovers Lane, Davis County, Utah. February 28, 2016
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    2016/01 - January - Wood Duck159 viewsSt. George Golf Club, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2016
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