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 Owl894 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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    2010/10 - October - Anna's Hummingbird697 viewsNew Harmony, Washington County, Utah. October 2, 2010
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    2010/05 - May - Western Tanager694 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 Sandpiper611 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 Owl568 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    2009/07 - July - Burrowing Owl547 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. July 23, 2009
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    2010/06 - June - Spotted Owl544 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    2008/01 - January - Lesser Scaup539 viewsKennecott Inland Sea Shorebird Reserve (ISSR), Salt Lake County, Utah. January 2008
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    2008/02 - February - Bald Eagle539 viewsFarmington Bay Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Davis County, Utah. February 26, 2008
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    2008/04 - April - California Gull539 viewsSugarhouse Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 21, 2008
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    2008/07 - July - Red-naped Sapsucker536 viewsSilver Lake, Brighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 15, 2008
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    2009/02 - February - Evening Grosbeak535 viewsLower River Road, Francis, Wasatch County, Utah. February 1, 2008
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    2008/05 - May - Western Kingbird519 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 29, 2008
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    2009/12 - December - Virginia Rail510 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. December 20, 2009
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    2009/04 - April - European Starling500 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 18, 2009
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    2009/06 - June - Great Blue Heron498 viewsNear the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 4, 2009
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    2010/09 - September - Rufous Hummingbird490 viewsBEAUTIFUL Display! Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 9, 2010
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    2009/03 - March - Snow & Ross's Geese489 viewsProbably around 2,00 present. West of Corinne, Box Elder County, Utah. March 7, 2009
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    2008/12 - December - Ruff482 viewsLook at the reflection! Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 28, 2008
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    2010/03 - March - Black-throated Sparrow482 viewsGunlock State Park, Washington County, Utah. March 19, 2010
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    2012/01 - January - Bufflehead478 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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    2009/11 - November - Bonaparte's Gull476 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 2009
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    2008/09 - September - Sabine's Gull471 viewsSouth shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2008
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    2009/09 - September - White-faced Ibis471 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2009
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    2008/10 - October - Red-shouldered Hawk470 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 26, 2008
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    2009/08 - August - Gray Jay470 viewsHacking Lake Campsite - 11,000', Uintah County, Utah. August 15, 2009
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    2011/04 - April - Red Crossbill470 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 9, 2011
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    2010/02 - February - House Finch469 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 6, 2010
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    2009/10 - October - Redhead464 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 18, 2009
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    2009/05 - May - Cattle Egret462 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. May 17,, 2009
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    2008/08 - August - Swainson's Hawk460 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 30, 2008
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    2010/04 - April - Common Raven459 viewsArches National Park, Grand County, Utah. April 24, 2010
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    2010/07 - July - Cordilleran Flycatcher459 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 4, 2010
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    2011/01 - January - Sora455 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. January 15, 2011
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    2010/01 - January - American Wigeon452 viewsSt. George Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2009
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    2012/10 - October - Cooper's Hawk452 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    2009/01 - January - Greater White-fronted Goose451 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 10, 2009
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    2010/12 - December - American Coot446 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    2008/11 - November - Tundra Swans442 viewsSouth Shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2008
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    2011/11 - November - Red-tailed Hawk439 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. November 7, 2011
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    2011/03 - March - Cassin's Finch436 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2010/08 - August - Dark-eyed Junco431 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. August 7, 2010
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    2013/04 - April - American White Pelican426 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. April 18, 2013
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    2010/11 - November - Loggerhead Shrike417 views7200 West & I-80, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 28, 2010
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    2011/02 - February - Brown Pelican412 viewsMalibu Lagoon State Beach, California. February 19, 2011
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    2011/06 - June - Fiery-throated Hummingbird408 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2011/10 - October - Harlequin Duck400 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2011
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    2012/03 - March - Sharp-shinned Hawk385 viewsWith European Starling. Lehi, Utah County, Utah. March 6, 2012
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    2011/12 - December - Rough-legged Hawk378 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 3, 2011
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    2012/12 - December - Short-eared Owl372 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. December 29, 2012
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    2012/02 - February - Harlan's Hawk369 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. February 15, 2012
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    2011/05 - May - American Bittern367 viewsCutler Marsh, Cache County, Utah. May 15, 2011
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    2011/08 - August - Wilson's Phalarope362 viewsOuray National Wildlife Refuge, Uintah County, Utah. August 21, 2011
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    2012/08 - August - Bearded Mountaineer362 viewsENDEMIC! Huacarpay Lake, Cusco, Peru. August 25, 2012
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    2012/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird361 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 5, 2012
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    2012/04 - April - Eurasian Collared-Dove360 viewsSprings Estate Pond, Washington County, Utah. April 28, 2012
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    2013/01 - January - Bohemian Waxwing357 viewsBountiful, Davis County, Utah. January 18, 2013
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    2012/11 - November - Ferruginous Hawk355 viewsHerriman, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 24, 2012
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    2011/09 - September - Black-chinned Hummingbird350 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 6, 2011
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    2013/02 - February - Herring Gull346 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 2013
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    2012/06 - June - Pine Grosbeak340 viewsSoapstone Basin, Wasatch County, Utah. June 30, 2012
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    2011/07 - July - Sandhill Crane331 viewsKuhni Road, Provo, Utah County, Utah. July 2011
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    2014/07 - July - White-tailed Ptarmigan330 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    2014/10 - October- California Gull321 viewsFlying past a rainbow. Farmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. October 1, 2014
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    2015/01 - January - Northern Pygmy-Owl318 viewsRockville, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    2014/01 - January - Sagebrush Sparrow316 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. January 18, 2014
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    2012/05 - May - Trumpeter Swan315 viewsDraper, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 11, 2012
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    2014/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird315 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2014
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    2013/06 - June - Western Screech-Owl314 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 1, 2013
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    2013/10 - October - Ferruginous Hawk312 viewsEagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah. October 30, 2013
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    2013/12 - December - Long-eared Owl310 viewsJordan River Parkway, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2013
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    2013/05 - May - Yellow-headed Blackbird308 viewsChicken Creek Reservoir, Juab County, Utah. May 9, 2013
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    2013/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird306 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 27, 2013
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    2012/09 - September - Black-headed Grosbeak304 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    2013/03 - March - Common Merganser303 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. March 2, 2013
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    2014/02 - February - American Flamingo303 viewsRio Lagartos, Yucat√°n, Mexico. February 5, 2014
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    2013/11 - November - Pacific Loon301 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 18, 2013
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    2013/08 - August - Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill300 viewsTshokwane Picnic Area, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    2014/12 - December - Pine Grosbeak299 viewsAlta, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2014
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    2013/09 - September - Crested Barbet298 viewsOlifants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. September 1, 2013
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    2014/04 - April - Mountain Bluebird288 viewsHickman Flats, San Juan County, Utah. April 20, 2014
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    2015/03 - March - Sharp-tailed Grouse274 viewsGolden Spike National Historic Site, Box Elder County, Utah. March 25, 2015
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    2014/06 - June - Broad-tailed Hummingbird270 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. June 19, 2014
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    2015/05 - May - Violet-green Swallow269 viewsGrantsville Reservoir, Tooele County, Utah. May 27, 2015
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    2016/10 - October - Great Horned Owl268 viewsYuba State Park, Juab County, Utah. October 14, 2016
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    2014/09 - September - American Three-toed Woodpecker266 viewsBrighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    2014/11 - November - Common Raven261 viewsNorth Lehi Fields, Utah County, Utah. November 2014
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    2016/03 - March - Sagebrush Sparrow259 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. March 5, 2016
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    2014/03 - March - White-necked Jacobin258 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    2015/02 - February - Ross's X Snow Goose Hybrid251 viewsBlue Phase to boot! Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 25, 2015
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    2015/07 - July - Flammulated Owl251 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. July 15, 2015
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    2014/05 - May - Red-winged Blackbird248 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. May 4, 2014
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    2015/04 - April - Bonaparte's Gull238 viewsPowell Lake, Utah County, Utah. April 2015
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    2016/06 - June - Flammulated Owl229 viewsWasatch Mountains, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 20, 2016
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    2015/06 - June - Western Meadowlark226 viewsFairfield, Utah County, Utah. June 25, 2015
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    2015/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird214 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2015
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    2016/05 - May - Little Gull214 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. May 3, 2016
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    2015/12 - December - Great Blue Heron197 viewsEntrada Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. December 20, 2015
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    2015/11 - November - Great Kiskadee195 viewsIberostar Paraiso Maya, Playa Paraiso, Mexico. November 7, 2015
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    2016/04 - April - American Avocet193 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. April 16, 2016
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    2016/02 - February - White-crowned Sparrow185 viewsGlovers Lane, Davis County, Utah. February 28, 2016
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    2016/01 - January - Wood Duck181 viewsSt. George Golf Club, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2016
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