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.



Category Albums Files
Waterfowl Swans, Geese, and Ducks 48 1,243
Upland Game Birds Turkeys, Grouse, Chickens, Pheasants, and Quail. 14 267
Diving Birds Loons, Grebes, Pelicans and Cormorants. 17 340
Seabirds Mostly alcids, including: Puffins, Murres, etc. 9 49
Wading Birds Bitterns, Herons and Egrets. 11 291
Diurnal Raptors Vultures, Hawks, Falcons and Eagles 23 965
Rails & Cranes Cranes, Coots and Rails. 7 121
Shorebirds Plovers, Sandpipers, etc. 42 745
Jaegers and Skuas Long-tailed Jaeger, Parasitic Jaeger and Pomarine Jaeger (no Skuas yet!). 3 78
Gulls and Terns Gulls and Terns. 35 1,178
Doves and Pigeons Doves and Pigeons. 6 115
Parrots Parrots, parakeets, etc. 4 17
Cuckoos Including Roadrunners. 2 25
Owls Owls. 14 318
Nightjars Nighthawks, Poorwills, etc. 3 26
Swifts Black, Vaux's, Chimney and White-throated. 4 44
Hummingbirds Hummingbirds. 11 263
Woodpeckers Woodpeckers, Sapsuckers and Flickers. 15 221
Kingfishers As of now its just Belted. 1 18
Flycatchers Flycatchers, Pewees, Phoebes and Kingbirds. 23 320
Shrikes and Vireos Shrikes and Vireos. 13 100
Corvids Jays. Crows and Ravens. 14 171
Swallows Swallows and Purple Martin. 7 120
Titmice and Their Allies Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches, and Creepers. 15 146
Wrens and Dipper Wrens and American Dipper. 10 99
Thrushes and Their Allies Thrushes, Larks, Gnatcatchers and Kinglets. 15 190
Mimids Thrashers, Gray Catbird, and Northern Mockingbird 6 51
Waxwings Starlings, Waxwings and Pipits. 5 170
Warblers Wood Warblers. 39 348
Tanagers and Their Allies Tanagers, some Grosbeaks, some Buntings and Dickcissel. 11 152
Sparrows (Emberizine) Sparrows, Juncos, Longspurs and Buntings 36 503
Blackbirds & Orioles (Icterids) Blackbirds, Meadowlarks, Grackles, Cowbirds and Orioles. 17 248
Finches Finches, Crosbills, Grosbeaks and Siskin. 16 423
Old World Sparrows House Sparrow. 1 27
Captives and Exotics Birds not occurring in the wild naturally or caged individuals. 2 18
Last additions - Birds of North America
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    Arctic Tern30 views1st state record. Willard Spur, Box Elder County, Utah. August 10, 2017Aug 11, 2017
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    Arctic Tern31 views1st state record. Willard Spur, Box Elder County, Utah. August 10, 2017Aug 11, 2017
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    Arctic Tern29 views1st state record. Willard Spur, Box Elder County, Utah. August 10, 2017Aug 11, 2017
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    Arctic Tern32 views1st state record. Willard Spur, Box Elder County, Utah. August 10, 2017Aug 11, 2017
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    Arctic Tern51 views1st state record. Willard Spur, Box Elder County, Utah. August 10, 2017Aug 11, 2017
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    Arctic Tern50 views1st state record. Willard Spur, Box Elder County, Utah. August 10, 2017Aug 11, 2017
  • Random files - Birds of North America
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      Spotted Sandpiper73 viewsCedar View Reservoir, Duchesne County, Utah. August 1998
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      Red-tailed Hawk85 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. November 9, 2011
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      Greater Yellowlegs48 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. November 10, 2012
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      European Starling50 viewsBoots Cox Park, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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      Iceland Gull48 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 7, 2017
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      Clay-colored Sparrow67 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 17, 2011