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 - Photo Spotlight
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    2007/11 - November - Northern Hawk Owl688 viewsTaken November 17, 2007 near Rexburg, Idaho. About as close as this species has come to Utah. Very cooperative bird that's normal range in North America is across Canada.
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    2010/05 - May - Western Tanager670 viewsThis picture is why this is my favorite bird... Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 26, 2010
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    2007/12 - December - Purple Sandpiper582 viewsBeautiful lifer! And another nemesis bird ticked off. Brooklyn, New York. Photo Spotlight Image for December 2007
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    2008/06 - June - Flammulated Owl538 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    2009/07 - July - Burrowing Owl523 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. July 23, 2009
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    2010/06 - June - Spotted Owl522 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    2008/04 - April - California Gull515 viewsSugarhouse Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 21, 2008
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    2008/01 - January - Lesser Scaup512 viewsKennecott Inland Sea Shorebird Reserve (ISSR), Salt Lake County, Utah. January 2008
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    2008/07 - July - Red-naped Sapsucker511 viewsSilver Lake, Brighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 15, 2008
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    2008/02 - February - Bald Eagle510 viewsFarmington Bay Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Davis County, Utah. February 26, 2008
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    2009/02 - February - Evening Grosbeak507 viewsLower River Road, Francis, Wasatch County, Utah. February 1, 2008
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    2010/10 - October - Anna's Hummingbird496 viewsNew Harmony, Washington County, Utah. October 2, 2010
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    2008/05 - May - Western Kingbird495 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 29, 2008
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    2009/12 - December - Virginia Rail486 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. December 20, 2009
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    2009/04 - April - European Starling477 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 18, 2009
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    2009/06 - June - Great Blue Heron470 viewsNear the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 4, 2009
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    2010/09 - September - Rufous Hummingbird465 viewsBEAUTIFUL Display! Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 9, 2010
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    2009/03 - March - Snow & Ross's Geese460 viewsProbably around 2,00 present. West of Corinne, Box Elder County, Utah. March 7, 2009
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    2008/12 - December - Ruff456 viewsLook at the reflection! Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 28, 2008
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    2012/01 - January - Bufflehead455 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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    2009/11 - November - Bonaparte's Gull453 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 2009
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    2010/03 - March - Black-throated Sparrow453 viewsGunlock State Park, Washington County, Utah. March 19, 2010
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    2008/09 - September - Sabine's Gull447 viewsSouth shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2008
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    2008/10 - October - Red-shouldered Hawk447 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 26, 2008
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    2009/08 - August - Gray Jay447 viewsHacking Lake Campsite - 11,000', Uintah County, Utah. August 15, 2009
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    2011/04 - April - Red Crossbill446 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 9, 2011
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    2009/09 - September - White-faced Ibis442 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2009
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    2009/10 - October - Redhead441 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 18, 2009
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    2010/02 - February - House Finch441 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 6, 2010
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    2009/05 - May - Cattle Egret438 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. May 17,, 2009
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    2008/08 - August - Swainson's Hawk436 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 30, 2008
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    2010/04 - April - Common Raven435 viewsArches National Park, Grand County, Utah. April 24, 2010
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    2011/01 - January - Sora432 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. January 15, 2011
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    2010/07 - July - Cordilleran Flycatcher430 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 4, 2010
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    2010/01 - January - American Wigeon429 viewsSt. George Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2009
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    2012/10 - October - Cooper's Hawk429 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    2009/01 - January - Greater White-fronted Goose424 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 10, 2009
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    2010/12 - December - American Coot423 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    2008/11 - November - Tundra Swans419 viewsSouth Shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2008
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    2011/03 - March - Cassin's Finch410 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2010/08 - August - Dark-eyed Junco406 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. August 7, 2010
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    2011/11 - November - Red-tailed Hawk405 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. November 7, 2011
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    2013/04 - April - American White Pelican396 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. April 18, 2013
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    2010/11 - November - Loggerhead Shrike394 views7200 West & I-80, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 28, 2010
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    2011/02 - February - Brown Pelican389 viewsMalibu Lagoon State Beach, California. February 19, 2011
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    2011/06 - June - Fiery-throated Hummingbird381 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2011/10 - October - Harlequin Duck375 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2011
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    2012/03 - March - Sharp-shinned Hawk359 viewsWith European Starling. Lehi, Utah County, Utah. March 6, 2012
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    2011/12 - December - Rough-legged Hawk355 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 3, 2011
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    2012/12 - December - Short-eared Owl350 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. December 29, 2012
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    2012/02 - February - Harlan's Hawk346 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. February 15, 2012
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    2011/05 - May - American Bittern340 viewsCutler Marsh, Cache County, Utah. May 15, 2011
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    2011/08 - August - Wilson's Phalarope339 viewsOuray National Wildlife Refuge, Uintah County, Utah. August 21, 2011
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    2012/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird338 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 5, 2012
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    2012/08 - August - Bearded Mountaineer337 viewsENDEMIC! Huacarpay Lake, Cusco, Peru. August 25, 2012
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    2012/04 - April - Eurasian Collared-Dove335 viewsSprings Estate Pond, Washington County, Utah. April 28, 2012
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    2012/11 - November - Ferruginous Hawk330 viewsHerriman, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 24, 2012
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    2013/01 - January - Bohemian Waxwing329 viewsBountiful, Davis County, Utah. January 18, 2013
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    2011/09 - September - Black-chinned Hummingbird327 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 6, 2011
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    2013/02 - February - Herring Gull318 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 2013
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    2012/06 - June - Pine Grosbeak317 viewsSoapstone Basin, Wasatch County, Utah. June 30, 2012
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    2014/07 - July - White-tailed Ptarmigan307 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    2011/07 - July - Sandhill Crane304 viewsKuhni Road, Provo, Utah County, Utah. July 2011
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    2014/10 - October- California Gull299 viewsFlying past a rainbow. Farmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. October 1, 2014
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    2015/01 - January - Northern Pygmy-Owl296 viewsRockville, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    2014/01 - January - Sagebrush Sparrow293 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. January 18, 2014
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    2012/05 - May - Trumpeter Swan292 viewsDraper, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 11, 2012
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    2014/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird292 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2014
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    2013/06 - June - Western Screech-Owl285 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 1, 2013
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    2013/10 - October - Ferruginous Hawk285 viewsEagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah. October 30, 2013
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    2013/12 - December - Long-eared Owl282 viewsJordan River Parkway, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2013
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    2012/09 - September - Black-headed Grosbeak281 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    2013/05 - May - Yellow-headed Blackbird280 viewsChicken Creek Reservoir, Juab County, Utah. May 9, 2013
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    2014/02 - February - American Flamingo279 viewsRio Lagartos, Yucat√°n, Mexico. February 5, 2014
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    2013/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird277 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 27, 2013
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    2014/12 - December - Pine Grosbeak276 viewsAlta, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2014
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    2013/03 - March - Common Merganser275 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. March 2, 2013
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    2013/11 - November - Pacific Loon273 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 18, 2013
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    2013/08 - August - Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill269 viewsTshokwane Picnic Area, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    2013/09 - September - Crested Barbet269 viewsOlifants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. September 1, 2013
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    2014/04 - April - Mountain Bluebird264 viewsHickman Flats, San Juan County, Utah. April 20, 2014
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    2015/03 - March - Sharp-tailed Grouse251 viewsGolden Spike National Historic Site, Box Elder County, Utah. March 25, 2015
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    2015/05 - May - Violet-green Swallow247 viewsGrantsville Reservoir, Tooele County, Utah. May 27, 2015
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    2014/06 - June - Broad-tailed Hummingbird245 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. June 19, 2014
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    2016/10 - October - Great Horned Owl242 viewsYuba State Park, Juab County, Utah. October 14, 2016
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    2014/09 - September - American Three-toed Woodpecker241 viewsBrighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    2014/11 - November - Common Raven238 viewsNorth Lehi Fields, Utah County, Utah. November 2014
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    2014/03 - March - White-necked Jacobin236 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    2016/03 - March - Sagebrush Sparrow235 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. March 5, 2016
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    2015/02 - February - Ross's X Snow Goose Hybrid228 viewsBlue Phase to boot! Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 25, 2015
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    2015/07 - July - Flammulated Owl228 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. July 15, 2015
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    2014/05 - May - Red-winged Blackbird226 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. May 4, 2014
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    2015/04 - April - Bonaparte's Gull217 viewsPowell Lake, Utah County, Utah. April 2015
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    2016/06 - June - Flammulated Owl203 viewsWasatch Mountains, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 20, 2016
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    2015/06 - June - Western Meadowlark195 viewsFairfield, Utah County, Utah. June 25, 2015
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    2015/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird192 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2015
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    2016/05 - May - Little Gull189 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. May 3, 2016
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    2015/12 - December - Great Blue Heron174 viewsEntrada Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. December 20, 2015
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    2015/11 - November - Great Kiskadee172 viewsIberostar Paraiso Maya, Playa Paraiso, Mexico. November 7, 2015
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    2016/04 - April - American Avocet168 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. April 16, 2016
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    2016/02 - February - White-crowned Sparrow161 viewsGlovers Lane, Davis County, Utah. February 28, 2016
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    2016/01 - January - Wood Duck158 viewsSt. George Golf Club, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2016
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