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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.





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    American Golden-Plover64 viewsSide by side comparison with the more common Black-bellied Plover (which is on the left). Not everyday you get side by side in breeding plumage in Utah. I found 3 AGPL on this occasion along the Antelope Island Causeway in Davis County, Utah. April 2007
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    Blue-footed Booby95 viewsSan Jose del Cabo, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 16, 2013
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    Blue-footed Booby100 viewsSan Jose del Cabo, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 16, 2013
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    Brown Booby123 viewsManuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Brown Booby121 viewsManuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Brown Booby91 viewsCabo San Lucas, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 18, 2013
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    Brown Booby24 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Brown Booby19 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Brown Booby13 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Chestnut-collared Longspur75 viewsFirst chaseable record in Utah in 33 years. Found by Bryan Shirley at Farmington Bay WMA, and we the bird relocated just to the north on Glovers Lane, Davis County, Utah. December 21, 2007
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    Colby111 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby90 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby78 viewsLeidy Peak, Daggett County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    Colby and Carl82 viewsBirding along the Jordan River, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2008
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    Colby and Jeff111 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby and Jeff95 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy113 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy106 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy126 viewsLeidy Peak Area, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby Scoping60 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. May 11, 2014
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    Eurasian Hobby95 viewsEiffel Tower, Paris, France. August 26, 2013
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    Eurasian Hobby102 views
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    Hudsonian Godwit46 viewsMY first in Utah. Found by Joel and Kathy Beyer earlier in the day, I was lucky enough to have this individual pass by a short time after arriving to look for it. Farmington Bay WMA (wildlife Management Area), Davis County, Utah. April 2007
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    Jeff and Colby85 viewsThey're not really trespassing, we had permission to be there for the count! Blackhawk Duck Club, Salt Lake County, Utah. Salt Lake Christmas Bird Count. December 20, 2008
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    Me, Colby, & Kenny70 viewsVICTORY! 205 Species and a new Utah Big Day Record. Salt Lake City, Utah around 12:45am on Tuesday May 13, 204.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #167 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #1061 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #264 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #362 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #463 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #565 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #661 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #759 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #860 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    New York at Night Lighting Project #964 viewsNew York at Night Lighting Project. I took this set of images while driving around in New York at night. Images were captured by using a long exposure time (up to 20 seconds), with an f/stop of at least f/22. Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    Parasitic Jaeger132 viewsBeing chased by a Peregrine Falcon. Willard Spur of the Great Salt Lake, Box Elder County, Utah. September 11, 2005
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    Parasitic Jaeger89 viewsBeing chased by a Peregrine Falcon. Willard Spur of the Great Salt Lake, Box Elder County, Utah. September 11, 2005
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    Peruvian Booby102 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby132 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby99 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby102 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby95 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Pine Warbler83 views1st state record, found by Rick Fridell and Myself. Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. November 2007
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    porbable Parasitic Jaeger140 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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    possible Ruby-throated Humingbird163 viewsLook at the wings! Garr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Possible Ruby-throated Hummingbird167 viewsWings seem odd for a BC, and the head is quite green... Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 11, 2010
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    Possible Ruby-throated Hummingbird119 viewsShowing a close up of the wings shape. Definitely would be odd for a Black-chinned. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 11, 2010
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    Possible Ruby-throated Hummingbird127 viewsView of the wing. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 11, 2010
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    probable Pomarine Jaeger100 viewsFly by along the Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby Meadowhawk57 viewsDragonfly. Near Laramie, Wyoming. August 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet51 viewsWyoming. June 2005
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet55 viewsSt. George, Washington County, Utah. January 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet60 viewsWillard Bay State Park, Box Elder County, Utah. October 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet57 viewsWillard Bay State Park, Box Elder County, Utah. October 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet60 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. February 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet56 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet49 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet49 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet61 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. December 28, 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet62 viewsJupiter Peak, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 17, 2008
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet70 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 26, 2008
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet63 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 25, 2009
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet67 viewsSnow Canyon State Park, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2009
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet76 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 2010
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet59 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet65 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet144 viewsBountiful Pond, Davis County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet54 viewsRed Cliffs Campground, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2016
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet51 views
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet50 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 29, 2017
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird52 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird53 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird59 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird42 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird49 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. September 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird80 viewsAlmost a year to the date from one last year at my house! Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 10, 2011
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird71 viewsSub adult showing spotted throat. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 10, 2011
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird111 viewsAlmost a year to the date from one last year at my house! Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 10, 2011
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    Sharp-tailed Sandpiper73 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Sharp-tailed Sandpiper66 viewsFirst state record, found by me! Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby99 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 30, 2013
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby100 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby94 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    Thick-Tailed Bushbaby88 viewsOlifants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. September 2, 2013
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    Tims by the Fire80 viewsBeaver Dam Slope, Washington County, Utah. March 20, 2010
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    Varied Thrush51 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush51 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush46 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush53 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Western and Lesser Black-backed Gull136 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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