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.



Most viewed - Birds of North America
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    possible Purple Finch614 viewsAnother shot as the bird fed beneath the feeders. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    possible Purple with House Finch541 viewsBehind a male House Finch. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    possible Purple Finch499 viewsTaken through window at an angle. This was one of the first shots I took. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    possible Purple Finch462 viewsCropped head shot of the bird in question. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    possible Purple with House Finch451 viewsBest shot, with a House Finch behind. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull434 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull407 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    Purple Sandpiper405 viewsFound by Rick Fridell--will be 1st state record. Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Kirtland's Warbler399 viewsI was quite shocked to come across this guy. South of the Lily Pond, in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. May 21, 2008.
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    Kirtland's Warbler386 viewsI was quite shocked to come across this guy. South of the Lily Pond, in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. May 21, 2008.
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    possible Purple with Cassin's Finch385 viewsWhen I first saw the bird through a window, with a Cassin's Finch on the right. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    Canada x Greater White-fronted Goose Hybrid 378 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 1, 2011
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull352 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull348 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull339 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    Strange Gull335 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid with a flock of California Gull. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull326 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    Cackling Geese295 viewsL to R: Canada Goose, Lesser Canada Goose, Not Sure about this one, and Richardson's Cackling Goose. Lake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2011
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    Yellow-breasted Chat289 viewsDiamond Canyon, Book Cliffs, Grand County, Utah. June 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull288 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    287 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker285 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Slope, Washington County, Utah. February 23, 2013
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    American Black Duck284 viewsLower New York Bay, Brooklyn, New York. December 2007
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher265 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    possible Yellow-bellied Flycatcher261 viewsNote the short tail, short and stout bill, and yellowish coloration. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 31, 2008
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    Purple Sandpiper258 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Red-tailed Hawk251 viewsThis bird confused many observes including mysellf. IT was initially ID'd as a Red-shouldered Hawk. Farmington, Davis County, Utah. February 22, 2008
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull248 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Purple Sandpiper248 viewsOnly decent shot I managed on the 3rd.Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 3, 2010
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    Red-tailed Hawk246 viewsThis bird confused many observes including mysellf. IT was initially ID'd as a Red-shouldered Hawk. Farmington, Davis County, Utah. February 22, 2008
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    Canada x Greater White-fronted Goose Hybrid 240 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 1, 2011
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    Strange Gull239 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull239 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Purple Sandpiper239 viewsDetail of wings and sides. Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Strange Gull237 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    Flammulated Owl232 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 23, 2013
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    California Quail230 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    Red-tailed Hawk224 viewsThis bird confused many observes including mysellf. IT was initially ID'd as a Red-shouldered Hawk. Farmington, Davis County, Utah. February 22, 2008
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    Blackburnian or Townsend's Warbler?224 viewsNote the dull color, and lack of color on the flanks. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 5, 2008
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher224 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    3 Cackling Geese222 viewsRichardson's group. Lake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2011
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    Cassin's Vireo221 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Bullock's Oriole218 viewsBurraston Ponds, Juab County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull216 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Purple Sandpiper215 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher214 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    Northern "Yellow-shafted" Flicker213 viewsThis bird adding to the excitement of the Gilded-typed Flicker hanging around the ranch. Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. February 9, 2008
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher211 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    possible Yellow-bellied Flycatcher209 viewsAny thoughts or comments welcome. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 31, 2008
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    Great Gray Owl208 views1st chase-able GGOW in Utah in 28 years. Mountain Green, Morgan County, Utah. February 5, 2017
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    Purple Sandpiper207 viewsDetail of the legs. Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull206 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    Bullock's Oriole203 viewsThanksgiving Point, Utah County, Utah. May 2013
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    Cackling Geese202 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 21, 2012
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    Blackburnian or Townsend's Warbler?201 viewsThis shot shows the extent of the color on the head into the chest and flanks. And faint streaks in the underwings. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 5, 2008
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher198 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    Rose-breasted Grosbeak197 views2nd year male. His streaking was light, but everything else looked good. Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 26, 2010
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    Northern Flicker195 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 2010
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    Cackling Goose193 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 2005
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    possible Yellow-bellied Flycatcher193 viewsBest shot I was able to get in the bad morning light. This shot shows the eye-ring. I just can't put another name on this guy. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 31, 2008
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    Brown-capped Rosy-Finch193 viewsProbable--very rare in Utah. Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 24, 2015
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    Tropical Kingbird192 viewsFirst state record found by Eric Huish. Provo Airport Dike, Utah County, Utah. September 11, 2012
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull191 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher191 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    Bullock's Oriole189 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 28, 2012
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull188 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Strange Gull186 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    Bay-breasted Warbler185 viewsMoving with a small group of Yellow-rumps through the Aspen. French Hollow, Wasatch County, Utah. September 19, 2009
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    Little Gull185 viewsB-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L! This is by far my favorite find as a birder. Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 7, 2009
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    Blue-headed Vireo185 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Bullock's Oriole184 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 28, 2012
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull181 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    White-winged Crossbill181 viewsFirst year type bird. Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 18, 2008
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    Scripp's Murrelet180 viewsSanta Barbara Channel on passage to Santa Cruz Island, California. February 20, 2011
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    Purple Sandpiper178 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Baltimore Oriole178 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 1, 2012
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    Bullock's Oriole176 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 14, 2012
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    Western Tanager174 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 26, 2010
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    Flammulated Owl173 viewsBig Mountain, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 11, 2014
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    Hoary Redpoll172 viewsBird #1. Park City, Summit County, Utah. February 1, 2013
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    Great Gray Owl171 viewsUtah lifer #423. Mountain Green, Morgan County, Utah. February 5, 2017
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    Purple Sandpiper170 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Cackling Goose169 viewsBottom Left. Lake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2011
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    Black Rosy-Finch168 viewsPowder Mountain Ski Resort, Weber County, Utah. February 25, 2012
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    Hoary Redpoll168 viewsBird #3. Park City, Summit County, Utah. February 1, 2013
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    Strange Gull167 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    Spotted Owl167 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    Cackling Goose166 viewsJanesville, Wisconsin. September 2004
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    Yellow-breasted Chat166 viewsLucin, West Desert, Box Elder County, Utah. May 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull166 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Spotted Owl165 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    Purple Sandpiper165 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Northern Flicker164 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. February 11, 2008
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    Tropical Kingbird164 viewsFirst state record found by Eric Huish. Provo Airport Dike, Utah County, Utah. September 11, 2012
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    Hoary Redpoll164 viewsBird #2. Park City, Summit County, Utah. February 1, 2013
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    Calliope Hummingbird Detail162 viewsShowing the white upside down "v" at the base of the bill. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 2010
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    Northern Flicker160 viewsJordan River at 12600 South, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 4, 2010
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    Yellow-breasted Chat159 viewsDiamond Canyon, Book Cliffs, Grand County, Utah. June 2007
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    Acorn Woodpecker159 viewsSo I totally didn't look at this bird in the field... Just foudn it in a photo I took! Kolob Terrace, Washington County, Utah. October 25, 2008
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    Possible Ruby-throated Hummingbird159 viewsWings seem odd for a BC, and the head is quite green... Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 11, 2010
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    Bullock's Oriole157 viewsBeaver, Beaver County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Yellow-billed Loon with Common Loon156 viewsNice comparison. Rockport Reservoir, Summit County, Utah. May 17, 2009
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    Warbling Vireo156 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 9, 2011
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    Red-tailed Hawk155 viewsAnother shot of the misidentified Red-tailed Hawk. Neat bird. Farmington, Davis County, Utah. February 23, 2008
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    Cassin's Vireo155 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    possible Ruby-throated Humingbird155 viewsLook at the wings! Garr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Western Tanager155 viewsRiver Lane, Utah County, Utah. May 31, 2013
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    Magnificent Frigatebird155 viewsStratton Pond, Hurricane, Washington County, Utah. April 16, 2016
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    White-winged Crossbill154 viewsFirst year type bird. Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 18, 2008
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    Purple Sandpiper Tracks154 viewsOdd to see in red sand... Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Black Rosy-Finch153 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Long-eared Owl153 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. December 20, 2009
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    Calliope Hummingbird153 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 2010
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    Baird's Sparrow153 viewsA better shot one of this elusive bird. Swede Lane, Utah County, Utah. September 9, 2011
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    Black Phoebe152 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. April 5, 2008
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    Williamson's Sapsucker152 viewsTwin Lakes, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 10, 2010
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    Flammulated Owl151 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    Ruffed Grouse151 viewsGreen Canyon, Cache County, Utah. June 20, 2008
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    Baltimore Oriole151 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 1, 2012
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    White-tailed Ptarmigan151 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    Brown-capped Rosy-Finch151 viewsAlta, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 14, 2016
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    Probable Gilded Flicker150 viewsThis was the bird that I saw with Rick Fridell on the 9th near the houses. Note the elongated bars on the flanks, and the brownish colored crown against the gray face. Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. February 9, 2008
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    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker150 viewsBased off this birds lack fo adult features at this time of year, I believe Yellow-bellied is a fair assumption. Lytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. March 14, 2009
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    Northern Flicker149 viewsCentral, Washington County, Utah. February 9, 2008
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    Northern Flicker149 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. February 11, 2008
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    Ruff149 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 28, 2008
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    Tennessee Warbler149 viewsOnly I as able to get... Garr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Scarlet Tanager148 viewsFemale Bird, long overdue for me in Utah! Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 7, 2009
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    Yellow-breasted Chat148 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. May 28, 2011
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    5 Western Tanagers148 viewsProvo Airport Dike, Utah County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Hoary Redpoll148 viewsBird #2. Park City, Summit County, Utah. February 1, 2013
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    Western Tanager148 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 7, 2014
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    Flammulated Owl147 viewsSalt Lake County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    Northern Pygmy-Owl147 viewsSummit Park, Summit County, Utah. December 14, 2010
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    Northern Shoveler x Mallard Hybrid147 viewsSaw it as it came in and flew by. Decker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 1, 2011
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    Northern Flicker146 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 21, 2012
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    Cassin's Vireo145 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. September 2007
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    Peregrine Falcon145 viewsSalt Lake County, Utah. January 13, 2007
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    American White Pelican145 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2011
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    Cackling Goose144 viewsDelevan, Wisconsin. November 2004
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    Prairie Falcon144 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. February 23, 2008
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    Western Tanager144 viewsBrighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 6, 2009
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    Bay-breasted Warbler144 viewsNon-breeding adult. Not sure if its a male or a female though. French Hollow, Wasatch County, Utah. September 19, 2009
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    McCown's Longspur144 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. January 23, 2009
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    144 viewsDigiscoped. Summit Park, Summit County, Utah. December 14, 2010
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    Northern Flicker143 viewsJordan River Parkway, Salt Lake County, Utah. Winter 2004-05
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    Cassin's Finch143 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    American White Pelican143 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. April 18, 2013
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    Cassin's Vireo142 viewsZion Canyon, Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah. April 2008
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    Spotted Owl142 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    Cassin's Vireo142 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Cooper's Hawk142 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    Probable Gilded Flicker141 viewsWhile guiding several photographers in the orchard this bird flew past and landed nearby. I didn't think this was the same bird as seen on the 9th with Rick Fridell, but it was different lighting and the bird was more obscured in the tree it landed in. Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, February 10, 2008.
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    Prairie Falcon141 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. February 23, 2008
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    Cooper's Hawk141 viewsBoots Cox Park, St. George, Washington County, Utah. December 3, 2010
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    Rusty Blackbird141 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. March 8, 2012
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    Great Gray Owl139 viewsMy 13th species of owl in Utah. Mountain Green, Morgan County, Utah. February 5, 2017
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    Great Gray Owl139 viewsMountain Green, Morgan County, Utah. February 5, 2017
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    Great Gray Owl139 viewsPhone-scoped @60x. Mountain Green, Morgan County, Utah. February 5, 2017
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    Cassin's Vireo138 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Spotted Owl137 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    Cassin's Vireo137 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Cassin's Finch137 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    Scarlet Tanager137 viewsUtah Lake Parkway Trail, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. May 17, 2016
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    Long-eared Owl136 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. December 20, 2009
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    Spotted Owl136 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    Purple Sandpiper136 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Western Tanager136 viewsSwede Lane, Utah County, Utah. June 1, 2011
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    Canada x Greater White-fronted Goose Hybrid135 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2009
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    Rough-legged Hawk135 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. January 24, 2012
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    California Condor134 viewsKolob Terrace Area, Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 2007
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    Flammulated Owl134 viewsSalt Lake County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    Western Tanager134 viewsRiver Lane, Utah County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Western Tanager134 viewsSwede Lane, Utah County, Utah. June 1, 2011
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    Northern Pygmy-Owl133 viewsSummit Park, Summit County, Utah. December 14, 2010
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    Ring-necked Duck133 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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    Zone-tailed Hawk133 views2 birds together. Lytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 25. 2016
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    Harlan's Hawk133 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. October 26, 2016
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    Flammulated Owl132 viewsThis shot shows the streak above the wing on the back for which the bird gets it name. East Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. July 2005
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    Scaup X Ring-necked Duck Hybrid ?132 viewsOquirrh Lake, Herriman, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 20, 2011
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    Spotted Owl132 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. May 10, 2013
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    Anna's Hummingbird132 viewsBrooks Nature Park, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    Northern Flicker131 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. March 2007
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    porbable Parasitic Jaeger131 viewsThis bird was probably a Parasitic Jaeger, but was pretty far out. It was seen from a boat by Colby Neuman and relocated by me a short time later from shore. Great Salt Lake State Park, Saltair Marina, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 2007
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    Cassin's Finch?131 viewsThis bird struck me as being odd, but probably not out of the range for Cassin's Finch. It lacked a complete eye-ring, but showed a pale border on the bottom of the eye. I think the green-olive color is the most odd feature however. Any comments are welcome. Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, February 11, 2008.
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    Black-legged Kittiwake131 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 2009
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    Double-crested v.s. Neotropic Cormorant131 viewsThe bird on the left is a 2nd year Double-crested, the bird on the right is one of the 2nd year Neotropic Cormorants from Sandy Fishing Pond. Nto the difference int eh shape of the facial skin.
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    Western Tanager131 viewsSwede Lane, Utah County, Utah. June 1, 2011
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    Northern Pygmy-Owl131 viewsRockville, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    Tropical Kingbird130 viewsFirst state record found by Eric Huish. Provo Airport Dike, Utah County, Utah. September 11, 2012
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    Western Tanager129 viewsSwede Lane, Utah County, Utah. June 1, 2011
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    Cooper's Hawk129 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    Magnificent Frigatebird129 viewsStratton Pond, Hurricane, Washington County, Utah. April 16, 2016
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    Harlan's Hawk129 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. October 26, 2016
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    Bullock's Oriole128 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. May 10, 2008
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    Mallard Rescue128 viewsThere were 8 ducklings trapped in this storm drain. Jeff Bilsky and I managed to get 6 out and back to their mother. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. May 9, 2008
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    Broad-tailed Hummingbird128 viewsTaken at the Feeders, at the Snowbird Cliff Lodge, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 27, 2008
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    Long-eared Owl128 viewsMojave National Preserve, California. February 17, 2011
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    Hudsonian Godwit128 viewsNote the dark red belly coming in, shorter bi-colored bill, dark lores, and pale cheek and supercillium. Springville, Utah County, Utah. April 20, 2011
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    American Black Duck127 viewsLower New York Bay, Brooklyn, New York. December 2007
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    Black-throated Gray Warbler127 viewsNear Quealy, Wyoming. May 2005
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    Yellow-breasted Chat127 viewsLucin, West Desert, Box Elder County, Utah. May 2007
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    Western and Lesser Black-backed Gull127 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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    Flammulated Owl127 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    Summer Tanager127 viewsMosquito Cove Primitive Area, Washington County, Utah. June 11, 2010
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    Cassin's Vireo127 viewsBurraston Ponds, Juab County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Vermilion Flycatcher127 viewsBoots Cox Park, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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    Harlan's Hawk127 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. January 12, 2012
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    Western Tanager126 viewsGreys River Road, near Alpine, Wyoming. June 2005
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    Glossy Ibis126 viewsSouth Shore Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 14, 2008
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    Pygmy Nuthatch126 viewsFinally nabbed this species for the county. #242 for the year. Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 24, 2008
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    Northern Flicker126 viewsJordan River at 12600 South, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 4, 2010
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    American & Lesser Goldfinches126 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 27, 2010
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    Harlan's Hawk126 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. January 10, 2012
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    Western Tanager126 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 7, 2014
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    Gray Partridge125 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. January 23, 2009
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    Rose-breasted Grosbeak125 viewsHard to photograph in the oaks. Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 26, 2010
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    Iceland Gull125 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 1, 2011
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    Canada x Snow Goose Hybrid125 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 12, 2012
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    "Kumlien's" Iceland Gull125 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 11, 2013
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    Cassin's Vireo124 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. September 2007
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    Glossy Ibis124 viewsSouth Shore Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 14, 2008
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    Northern Pygmy-Owl124 viewsSummit Park, Summit County, Utah. December 14, 2010
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    Western Tanager124 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 7, 2014
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    Scarlet Tanager124 viewsUtah Lake Parkway Trail, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. May 17, 2016
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    Acorn Woodpecker123 viewsTaken in the same location as my other Utah Acorns, Devils Canyon, between Monticello and Blanding along highway 191. April 2007.
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    Bleted Kingfisher123 viewsSpringville, Utah County, Utah. March 28, 2011
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    Cackling Goose123 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2011
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    Northern Pygmy-Owl123 viewsCity Creek Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 8, 2012
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    Lesser Black-backed Gull123 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 26, 2013
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    Parasitic Jaeger122 viewsBeing chased by a Peregrine Falcon. Willard Spur of the Great Salt Lake, Box Elder County, Utah. September 11, 2005
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    Magnolia Warbler122 views1st fall/female type. Found in a yard at about 2200 South and 8000 West which looks like a tiny migrant trap in western Salt Lake County, Utah. September 12, 2008
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    Burrowing Owl122 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. July 23, 2009
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    House Finch122 viewsHurricane Fields, Washington County, Utah. October 23, 2009
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    Red-breasted x Red-naped Sapsucker122 views2nd individual. Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 2, 2010
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    Purple Sandpiper122 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Lesser Black-backed Gull122 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 1, 2011
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    Western Tanager122 viewsRiver Lane, Utah County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Western Tanager122 viewsRiver Lane, Utah County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher122 viewsOnly shot I managed. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 9, 2011
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    Harlan's Hawk122 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. November 29, 2011
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    2 Cackling Geese122 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2011
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    Cassin's Vireo122 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    Cooper's Hawk122 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    Red-tailed Hawk122 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. January 2, 2013
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    Zone-tailed Hawk122 views2 birds together. Lytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 25. 2016
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    Great Gray Owl122 viewsMountain Green, Morgan County, Utah. February 5, 2017
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    Thayer's Gulls121 viewsAt least 3 of these are Thayer's... Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2007
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    Rough-legged Hawk121 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. February 23, 2008
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    Spotted Owl121 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    Northern Pygmy-Owl121 viewsGoing into old flicker cavity. Summit Park, Summit County, Utah. December 14, 2010
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    Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch121 viewsPowder Mountain Ski Resort, Weber County, Utah. February 25, 2012
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    Greater Sage-Grouse121 viewsHenefer Lek, Morgan County, Utah. February 25, 2012
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    Rusty Blackbird121 viewsWith 3 Brewer's Blackbirds. Lehi, Utah County, Utah. March 8, 2012
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    Baltimore Oriole121 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 1, 2012
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    Northern Goshawk121 viewsWith Kestrel. Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    Bullock's Oriole120 viewsEscalante, Garfield County, Utah. May 2007
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    Painted Redstart120 viewsZion National Park, near the Temple of Sinawava, Washington County, Utah. April 6, 2008
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    Black-legged Kittiwake120 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 2009
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    Iceland Gull120 viewsPretty good candidate. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 13, 2009
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    Canada x Greater White-fronted Goose Hybrid120 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2009
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    Spotted Owl120 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    Western Tanager120 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 7, 2014
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    Northern Pygmy-Owl120 viewsRockville, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch120 viewsAlta, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 14, 2016
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    Ruffed Grouse119 viewsEdge of the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming. June 2004
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    Thayer's Gull119 views1st winter bird. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 18, 2007
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    Rose-breasted Grosbeak119 viewsThis strange female bird showed up in my Sugarhouse neighborhood and caught my eye due to its pink bill. Despite several conflicting id marks, others believe this is likely not a hybrid. Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 1, 2008
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    McCown's Longspur119 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. January 23, 2009
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    Possible Ruby-throated Hummingbird119 viewsView of the wing. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 11, 2010
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    Cassin's Finch119 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    Rusty Blackbird119 viewsBrewer's Blackbird on left. Lehi, Utah County, Utah. March 8, 2012
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    Western Tanager119 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. June 25, 2014
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    Western Tanager118 viewsLucin, West Desert, Box Elder County, Utah. May 2007
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    Gambel's Quail118 viewsTonaquint Nature Park, Bloomington, Washington County, Utah. February 11, 2008
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    Yellow-billed Loon118 viewsMakes up for missing it last year! Rockport Reservoir, Summit County, Utah. May 17, 2009
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    Western Tanager118 viewsRiver Lane, Utah County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    White-tailed Kite118 viewsWashington Fields, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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    Sharp-shinned Hawk118 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. March 6, 2012
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    Possible Slaty-backed Gull118 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 7, 2017
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    Trumpeter Swan117 viewsYuba Lake State Park, Juab County, Utah. November 24, 2007
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    Gray Partridge117 viewsFaust Valley, Box Elder County, Utah. February 2006
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    Northern Harrier117 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. January 23, 2009
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    Western Tanager117 viewsProvo Airport Dike, Utah County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Black Rosy-Finch117 viewsPowder Mountain Ski Resort, Weber County, Utah. February 25, 2012
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    Wood Duck117 viewsBeus Pond, Weber County, Utah. February 25, 2012
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    Western Screech-Owl117 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 1, 2013
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    Broad-tailed-hummingbird117 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 23, 2013
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    Northern Pygmy-Owl117 viewsRockville, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    Purple Finch117 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    European Starling117 viewsCrazy Leucism. Glovers Lane, Davis County, Utah. February 28, 2016
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    Magnificent Frigatebird117 viewsStratton Pond, Hurricane, Washington County, Utah. April 16, 2016
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    Snow Bunting116 viewsLincoln Beach, Utah Lake, Utah County, Utah. December 7, 2008
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    McCown's Longspur116 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. January 23, 2009
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    Northern Flicker116 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 28, 2010
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    Western Tanager116 viewsRiver Lane, Utah County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Blue-headed Parakeet116 viewsPoint Loma, San Diego County, California. January 27, 2012
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    American White Pelican116 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    Purple Finch116 viewsEastern. Lytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. January 16, 2016
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    Zone-tailed Hawk116 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 25. 2016
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