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 Owl748 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 Tanager681 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 Sandpiper593 viewsBeautiful lifer! And another nemesis bird ticked off. Brooklyn, New York. Photo Spotlight Image for December 2007
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    2010/10 - October - Anna's Hummingbird555 viewsNew Harmony, Washington County, Utah. October 2, 2010
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    2008/06 - June - Flammulated Owl551 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    2009/07 - July - Burrowing Owl534 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. July 23, 2009
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    2010/06 - June - Spotted Owl532 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    2008/04 - April - California Gull527 viewsSugarhouse Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 21, 2008
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    2008/01 - January - Lesser Scaup523 viewsKennecott Inland Sea Shorebird Reserve (ISSR), Salt Lake County, Utah. January 2008
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    2008/02 - February - Bald Eagle522 viewsFarmington Bay Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Davis County, Utah. February 26, 2008
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    2008/07 - July - Red-naped Sapsucker522 viewsSilver Lake, Brighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 15, 2008
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    2009/02 - February - Evening Grosbeak518 viewsLower River Road, Francis, Wasatch County, Utah. February 1, 2008
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    2008/05 - May - Western Kingbird506 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 29, 2008
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    2009/12 - December - Virginia Rail497 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. December 20, 2009
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    2009/04 - April - European Starling488 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 18, 2009
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    2009/06 - June - Great Blue Heron482 viewsNear the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 4, 2009
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    2010/09 - September - Rufous Hummingbird477 viewsBEAUTIFUL Display! Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 9, 2010
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    2009/03 - March - Snow & Ross's Geese473 viewsProbably around 2,00 present. West of Corinne, Box Elder County, Utah. March 7, 2009
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    2008/12 - December - Ruff467 viewsLook at the reflection! Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 28, 2008
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    2012/01 - January - Bufflehead466 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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    2009/11 - November - Bonaparte's Gull464 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 2009
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    2010/03 - March - Black-throated Sparrow464 viewsGunlock State Park, Washington County, Utah. March 19, 2010
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    2008/10 - October - Red-shouldered Hawk459 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 26, 2008
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    2008/09 - September - Sabine's Gull458 viewsSouth shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2008
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    2009/08 - August - Gray Jay458 viewsHacking Lake Campsite - 11,000', Uintah County, Utah. August 15, 2009
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    2011/04 - April - Red Crossbill457 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 9, 2011
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    2009/09 - September - White-faced Ibis453 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2009
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    2010/02 - February - House Finch453 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 6, 2010
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    2009/10 - October - Redhead452 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 18, 2009
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    2009/05 - May - Cattle Egret449 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. May 17,, 2009
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    2008/08 - August - Swainson's Hawk447 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 30, 2008
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    2010/04 - April - Common Raven446 viewsArches National Park, Grand County, Utah. April 24, 2010
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    2011/01 - January - Sora443 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. January 15, 2011
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    2010/01 - January - American Wigeon440 viewsSt. George Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2009
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    2010/07 - July - Cordilleran Flycatcher440 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 4, 2010
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    2012/10 - October - Cooper's Hawk440 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    2009/01 - January - Greater White-fronted Goose435 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 10, 2009
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    2010/12 - December - American Coot434 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    2008/11 - November - Tundra Swans430 viewsSouth Shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2008
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    2011/03 - March - Cassin's Finch422 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2010/08 - August - Dark-eyed Junco417 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. August 7, 2010
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    2011/11 - November - Red-tailed Hawk416 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. November 7, 2011
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    2013/04 - April - American White Pelican407 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. April 18, 2013
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    2010/11 - November - Loggerhead Shrike405 views7200 West & I-80, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 28, 2010
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    2011/02 - February - Brown Pelican400 viewsMalibu Lagoon State Beach, California. February 19, 2011
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    2011/06 - June - Fiery-throated Hummingbird392 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2011/10 - October - Harlequin Duck387 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2011
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    2012/03 - March - Sharp-shinned Hawk371 viewsWith European Starling. Lehi, Utah County, Utah. March 6, 2012
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    2011/12 - December - Rough-legged Hawk366 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 3, 2011
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    2012/12 - December - Short-eared Owl360 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. December 29, 2012
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    2012/02 - February - Harlan's Hawk357 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. February 15, 2012
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    2011/05 - May - American Bittern351 viewsCutler Marsh, Cache County, Utah. May 15, 2011
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    2011/08 - August - Wilson's Phalarope350 viewsOuray National Wildlife Refuge, Uintah County, Utah. August 21, 2011
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    2012/08 - August - Bearded Mountaineer350 viewsENDEMIC! Huacarpay Lake, Cusco, Peru. August 25, 2012
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    2012/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird349 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 5, 2012
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    2012/04 - April - Eurasian Collared-Dove347 viewsSprings Estate Pond, Washington County, Utah. April 28, 2012
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    2012/11 - November - Ferruginous Hawk342 viewsHerriman, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 24, 2012
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    2013/01 - January - Bohemian Waxwing339 viewsBountiful, Davis County, Utah. January 18, 2013
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    2011/09 - September - Black-chinned Hummingbird338 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 6, 2011
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    2012/06 - June - Pine Grosbeak328 viewsSoapstone Basin, Wasatch County, Utah. June 30, 2012
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    2013/02 - February - Herring Gull328 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 2013
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    2014/07 - July - White-tailed Ptarmigan318 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    2011/07 - July - Sandhill Crane315 viewsKuhni Road, Provo, Utah County, Utah. July 2011
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    2014/10 - October- California Gull309 viewsFlying past a rainbow. Farmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. October 1, 2014
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    2015/01 - January - Northern Pygmy-Owl306 viewsRockville, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    2012/05 - May - Trumpeter Swan303 viewsDraper, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 11, 2012
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    2014/01 - January - Sagebrush Sparrow303 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. January 18, 2014
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    2014/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird303 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2014
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    2013/06 - June - Western Screech-Owl295 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 1, 2013
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    2013/10 - October - Ferruginous Hawk294 viewsEagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah. October 30, 2013
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    2013/12 - December - Long-eared Owl292 viewsJordan River Parkway, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2013
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    2012/09 - September - Black-headed Grosbeak291 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    2013/05 - May - Yellow-headed Blackbird290 viewsChicken Creek Reservoir, Juab County, Utah. May 9, 2013
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    2014/02 - February - American Flamingo290 viewsRio Lagartos, Yucat√°n, Mexico. February 5, 2014
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    2013/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird288 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 27, 2013
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    2014/12 - December - Pine Grosbeak287 viewsAlta, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2014
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    2013/03 - March - Common Merganser285 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. March 2, 2013
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    2013/11 - November - Pacific Loon283 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 18, 2013
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    2013/08 - August - Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill282 viewsTshokwane Picnic Area, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    2013/09 - September - Crested Barbet280 viewsOlifants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. September 1, 2013
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    2014/04 - April - Mountain Bluebird274 viewsHickman Flats, San Juan County, Utah. April 20, 2014
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    2015/03 - March - Sharp-tailed Grouse262 viewsGolden Spike National Historic Site, Box Elder County, Utah. March 25, 2015
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    2015/05 - May - Violet-green Swallow257 viewsGrantsville Reservoir, Tooele County, Utah. May 27, 2015
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    2014/06 - June - Broad-tailed Hummingbird256 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. June 19, 2014
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    2016/10 - October - Great Horned Owl254 viewsYuba State Park, Juab County, Utah. October 14, 2016
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    2014/09 - September - American Three-toed Woodpecker252 viewsBrighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    2014/11 - November - Common Raven249 viewsNorth Lehi Fields, Utah County, Utah. November 2014
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    2016/03 - March - Sagebrush Sparrow246 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. March 5, 2016
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    2014/03 - March - White-necked Jacobin245 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    2015/02 - February - Ross's X Snow Goose Hybrid239 viewsBlue Phase to boot! Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 25, 2015
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    2015/07 - July - Flammulated Owl238 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. July 15, 2015
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    2014/05 - May - Red-winged Blackbird236 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. May 4, 2014
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    2015/04 - April - Bonaparte's Gull226 viewsPowell Lake, Utah County, Utah. April 2015
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    2016/06 - June - Flammulated Owl215 viewsWasatch Mountains, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 20, 2016
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    2015/06 - June - Western Meadowlark206 viewsFairfield, Utah County, Utah. June 25, 2015
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    2015/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird201 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2015
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    2016/05 - May - Little Gull200 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. May 3, 2016
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    2015/12 - December - Great Blue Heron184 viewsEntrada Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. December 20, 2015
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    2015/11 - November - Great Kiskadee182 viewsIberostar Paraiso Maya, Playa Paraiso, Mexico. November 7, 2015
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    2016/04 - April - American Avocet179 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. April 16, 2016
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    2016/02 - February - White-crowned Sparrow171 viewsGlovers Lane, Davis County, Utah. February 28, 2016
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    2016/01 - January - Wood Duck167 viewsSt. George Golf Club, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2016
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