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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-Plover54 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 Booby65 viewsSan Jose del Cabo, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 16, 2013
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    Blue-footed Booby73 viewsSan Jose del Cabo, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 16, 2013
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    Brown Booby98 viewsManuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Brown Booby96 viewsManuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Brown Booby65 viewsCabo San Lucas, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 18, 2013
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    Brown Booby9 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Brown Booby8 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Brown Booby3 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Chestnut-collared Longspur65 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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    Colby90 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby73 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby60 viewsLeidy Peak, Daggett County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    Colby and Carl63 viewsBirding along the Jordan River, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2008
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    Colby and Jeff90 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby and Jeff79 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy94 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy90 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy107 viewsLeidy Peak Area, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby Scoping40 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. May 11, 2014
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    Eurasian Hobby69 viewsEiffel Tower, Paris, France. August 26, 2013
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    Eurasian Hobby75 views
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    Hudsonian Godwit34 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 Colby65 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, & Kenny51 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 #146 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 #1045 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 #247 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 #345 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 #446 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 #547 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 #645 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 #740 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 #844 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 #945 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 Jaeger119 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 Jaeger79 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 Booby72 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby105 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby73 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby70 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby69 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Pine Warbler62 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 Jaeger127 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 Humingbird152 viewsLook at the wings! Garr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Possible Ruby-throated Hummingbird156 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 Hummingbird106 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 Hummingbird117 viewsView of the wing. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 11, 2010
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    probable Pomarine Jaeger83 viewsFly by along the Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby Meadowhawk41 viewsDragonfly. Near Laramie, Wyoming. August 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet41 viewsWyoming. June 2005
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet45 viewsSt. George, Washington County, Utah. January 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet50 viewsWillard Bay State Park, Box Elder County, Utah. October 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet46 viewsWillard Bay State Park, Box Elder County, Utah. October 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet49 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. February 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet44 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet42 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet43 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet53 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. December 28, 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet54 viewsJupiter Peak, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 17, 2008
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet62 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 26, 2008
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet54 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 25, 2009
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet56 viewsSnow Canyon State Park, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2009
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet64 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 2010
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet47 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet56 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet102 viewsBountiful Pond, Davis County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet42 viewsRed Cliffs Campground, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2016
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet24 views
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet41 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 29, 2017
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird41 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 Hummingbird51 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird35 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird40 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. September 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird71 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 Hummingbird60 viewsSub adult showing spotted throat. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 10, 2011
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird99 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 Sandpiper63 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Sharp-tailed Sandpiper53 viewsFirst state record, found by me! Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby73 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 30, 2013
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby73 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby68 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    Thick-Tailed Bushbaby63 viewsOlifants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. September 2, 2013
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    Tims by the Fire60 viewsBeaver Dam Slope, Washington County, Utah. March 20, 2010
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    Varied Thrush31 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush35 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush34 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush42 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Western and Lesser Black-backed Gull125 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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