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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-Plover56 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 Booby72 viewsSan Jose del Cabo, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 16, 2013
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    Blue-footed Booby80 viewsSan Jose del Cabo, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 16, 2013
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    Brown Booby105 viewsManuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Brown Booby103 viewsManuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Brown Booby73 viewsCabo San Lucas, Baja del Sur, Mexico. February 18, 2013
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    Brown Booby12 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Brown Booby11 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Brown Booby5 viewsOff Pt. Loma, San Diego County, California. February 16, 2016
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    Chestnut-collared Longspur67 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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    Colby96 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby79 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby66 viewsLeidy Peak, Daggett County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    Colby and Carl69 viewsBirding along the Jordan River, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2008
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    Colby and Jeff96 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby and Jeff85 viewsBirding at Bridal Veil Falls, Utah County, Utah. July 4, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy100 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy96 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby and Lucy113 viewsLeidy Peak Area, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Colby Scoping46 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. May 11, 2014
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    Eurasian Hobby76 viewsEiffel Tower, Paris, France. August 26, 2013
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    Eurasian Hobby82 views
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    Hudsonian Godwit36 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 Colby71 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, & Kenny58 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 #152 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 #1051 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 #253 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 #351 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 #452 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 #553 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 #651 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 #746 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 #850 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 #951 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 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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    Parasitic Jaeger81 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 Booby81 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby113 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby80 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby78 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Peruvian Booby76 viewsPucusana Fishing Village, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Pine Warbler68 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 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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    possible Ruby-throated Humingbird155 viewsLook at the wings! Garr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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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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    Possible Ruby-throated Hummingbird108 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 Hummingbird119 viewsView of the wing. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 11, 2010
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    probable Pomarine Jaeger85 viewsFly by along the Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby Meadowhawk46 viewsDragonfly. Near Laramie, Wyoming. August 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet44 viewsWyoming. June 2005
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet48 viewsSt. George, Washington County, Utah. January 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet53 viewsWillard Bay State Park, Box Elder County, Utah. October 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet48 viewsWillard Bay State Park, Box Elder County, Utah. October 2006
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet52 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. February 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet47 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet44 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet45 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet55 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. December 28, 2007
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet56 viewsJupiter Peak, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 17, 2008
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet64 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 26, 2008
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet57 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 25, 2009
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet60 viewsSnow Canyon State Park, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2009
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet68 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 2010
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet50 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet59 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet115 viewsBountiful Pond, Davis County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet45 viewsRed Cliffs Campground, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2016
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet31 views
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    Ruby-crowned Kinglet44 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 29, 2017
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird44 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird44 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird54 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird37 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird42 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. September 2006
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird73 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 Hummingbird63 viewsSub adult showing spotted throat. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 10, 2011
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    Ruby-throated Hummingbird101 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 Sandpiper67 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Sharp-tailed Sandpiper57 viewsFirst state record, found by me! Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2007
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby80 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 30, 2013
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby80 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    Thick-tailed Bushbaby75 viewsSkukuza Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    Thick-Tailed Bushbaby70 viewsOlifants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. September 2, 2013
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    Tims by the Fire67 viewsBeaver Dam Slope, Washington County, Utah. March 20, 2010
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    Varied Thrush34 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush39 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush37 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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    Varied Thrush45 viewsBYU Campus, Provo, Utah County, Utah. February 2006
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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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