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.





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    Happy Halloween 2009 - Burrowing Owl3000 viewsTaken in July of 2009, this bird is a fitting creature for Halloween!
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    Yellow-breasted Chat1877 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. May 28, 2011
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    2007/11 - November - Northern Hawk Owl1723 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 Hummingbird1452 viewsNew Harmony, Washington County, Utah. October 2, 2010
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    2010/05 - May - Western Tanager1261 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 Sandpiper951 viewsBeautiful lifer! And another nemesis bird ticked off. Brooklyn, New York. Photo Spotlight Image for December 2007
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    2008/07 - July - Red-naped Sapsucker775 viewsSilver Lake, Brighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 15, 2008
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    2008/06 - June - Flammulated Owl727 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 17, 2008
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    2008/05 - May - Western Kingbird719 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 29, 2008
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    Southern Rough-winged Swallow719 viewsExplorer's Inn, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    2008/04 - April - California Gull703 viewsSugarhouse Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 21, 2008
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    2008/02 - February - Bald Eagle700 viewsFarmington Bay Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Davis County, Utah. February 26, 2008
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    2008/01 - January - Lesser Scaup699 viewsKennecott Inland Sea Shorebird Reserve (ISSR), Salt Lake County, Utah. January 2008
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    2009/02 - February - Evening Grosbeak690 viewsLower River Road, Francis, Wasatch County, Utah. February 1, 2008
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    2009/07 - July - Burrowing Owl683 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. July 23, 2009
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    2009/04 - April - European Starling680 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 18, 2009
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    Golden-collared Tanager672 views7" x 5" print on 11" x 8-1/2"
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    2010/06 - June - Spotted Owl671 viewsZion National Park, Washington County, Utah. June 12, 2010
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    2009/03 - March - Snow & Ross's Geese669 viewsProbably around 2,00 present. West of Corinne, Box Elder County, Utah. March 7, 2009
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    2009/06 - June - Great Blue Heron645 viewsNear the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 4, 2009
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    2009/12 - December - Virginia Rail634 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. December 20, 2009
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    2008/10 - October - Red-shouldered Hawk627 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. October 26, 2008
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    possible Purple Finch625 viewsAnother shot as the bird fed beneath the feeders. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2008/09 - September - Sabine's Gull624 viewsSouth shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2008
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    2008/12 - December - Ruff624 viewsLook at the reflection! Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 28, 2008
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    2009/08 - August - Gray Jay620 viewsHacking Lake Campsite - 11,000', Uintah County, Utah. August 15, 2009
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    2009/01 - January - Greater White-fronted Goose616 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 10, 2009
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    2008/08 - August - Swainson's Hawk614 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 30, 2008
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    2010/03 - March - Black-throated Sparrow612 viewsGunlock State Park, Washington County, Utah. March 19, 2010
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    2010/09 - September - Rufous Hummingbird606 viewsBEAUTIFUL Display! Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 9, 2010
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    2009/05 - May - Cattle Egret605 viewsBear River MBR, Box Elder County, Utah. May 17,, 2009
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    2009/11 - November - Bonaparte's Gull605 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 2009
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    2009/09 - September - White-faced Ibis599 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2009
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    2009/10 - October - Redhead599 viewsSalt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 18, 2009
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    2010/01 - January - American Wigeon594 viewsSt. George Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2009
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    2010/07 - July - Cordilleran Flycatcher593 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 4, 2010
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    2012/01 - January - Bufflehead593 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. January 2, 2012
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    2010/02 - February - House Finch591 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 6, 2010
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    2008/11 - November - Tundra Swans588 viewsSouth Shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 2008
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    2010/04 - April - Common Raven583 viewsArches National Park, Grand County, Utah. April 24, 2010
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    2011/04 - April - Red Crossbill583 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. April 9, 2011
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    2011/01 - January - Sora567 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. January 15, 2011
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    2010/12 - December - American Coot563 viewsTonaquint Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    2012/10 - October - Cooper's Hawk563 viewsMillcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 6, 2012
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    2011/06 - June - Fiery-throated Hummingbird560 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    possible Purple with House Finch558 viewsBehind a male House Finch. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2010/08 - August - Dark-eyed Junco556 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. August 7, 2010
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    Red-throated Wryneck550 viewsKempton Park, Johannesburg, South Africa. August 28, 2013
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    2011/03 - March - Cassin's Finch545 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2011/11 - November - Red-tailed Hawk544 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. November 7, 2011
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    2013/04 - April - American White Pelican540 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. April 18, 2013
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    2010/11 - November - Loggerhead Shrike531 views7200 West & I-80, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 28, 2010
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    2011/02 - February - Brown Pelican529 viewsMalibu Lagoon State Beach, California. February 19, 2011
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    2011/10 - October - Harlequin Duck524 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. October 2011
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird523 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    possible Purple Finch508 viewsTaken through window at an angle. This was one of the first shots I took. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2012/03 - March - Sharp-shinned Hawk500 viewsWith European Starling. Lehi, Utah County, Utah. March 6, 2012
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    2012/02 - February - Harlan's Hawk496 viewsLehi, Utah County, Utah. February 15, 2012
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    2011/12 - December - Rough-legged Hawk490 viewsAntelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. December 3, 2011
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    2012/04 - April - Eurasian Collared-Dove490 viewsSprings Estate Pond, Washington County, Utah. April 28, 2012
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    2013/08 - August - Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill484 viewsTshokwane Picnic Area, Kruger National Park, South Africa. August 31, 2013
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    2012/12 - December - Short-eared Owl483 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. December 29, 2012
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    2012/08 - August - Bearded Mountaineer481 viewsENDEMIC! Huacarpay Lake, Cusco, Peru. August 25, 2012
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    2011/05 - May - American Bittern479 viewsCutler Marsh, Cache County, Utah. May 15, 2011
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    possible Purple Finch474 viewsCropped head shot of the bird in question. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2012/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird474 viewsSinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming. July 5, 2012
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    2011/08 - August - Wilson's Phalarope472 viewsOuray National Wildlife Refuge, Uintah County, Utah. August 21, 2011
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    2012/11 - November - Ferruginous Hawk471 viewsHerriman, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 24, 2012
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    2013/01 - January - Bohemian Waxwing466 viewsBountiful, Davis County, Utah. January 18, 2013
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    possible Purple with House Finch461 viewsBest shot, with a House Finch behind. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    2011/09 - September - Black-chinned Hummingbird459 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 6, 2011
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    2014/01 - January - Sagebrush Sparrow451 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. January 18, 2014
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    2012/06 - June - Pine Grosbeak450 viewsSoapstone Basin, Wasatch County, Utah. June 30, 2012
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    2011/07 - July - Sandhill Crane449 viewsKuhni Road, Provo, Utah County, Utah. July 2011
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    2013/02 - February - Herring Gull449 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. February 2013
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    2013/05 - May - Yellow-headed Blackbird448 viewsChicken Creek Reservoir, Juab County, Utah. May 9, 2013
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    Canada x Greater White-fronted Goose Hybrid 447 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 1, 2011
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull446 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    2013/06 - June - Western Screech-Owl441 viewsLytle Ranch, Washington County, Utah. June 1, 2013
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    2014/07 - July - White-tailed Ptarmigan441 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 6, 2014
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    2013/10 - October - Ferruginous Hawk437 viewsEagle Mountain, Utah County, Utah. October 30, 2013
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    2013/12 - December - Long-eared Owl435 viewsJordan River Parkway, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2013
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    2014/02 - February - American Flamingo433 viewsRio Lagartos, Yucatán, Mexico. February 5, 2014
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    2014/10 - October- California Gull433 viewsFlying past a rainbow. Farmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. October 1, 2014
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    2015/01 - January - Northern Pygmy-Owl432 viewsRockville, Washington County, Utah. January 10, 2015
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    2013/07 - July - Rufous Hummingbird429 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 27, 2013
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    2013/09 - September - Crested Barbet428 viewsOlifants Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. September 1, 2013
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    2013/11 - November - Pacific Loon428 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. November 18, 2013
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird426 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2014/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird424 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2014
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    2012/05 - May - Trumpeter Swan423 viewsDraper, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 11, 2012
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    2014/04 - April - Mountain Bluebird421 viewsHickman Flats, San Juan County, Utah. April 20, 2014
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull417 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    Purple Sandpiper417 viewsFound by Rick Fridell--will be 1st state record. Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    2012/09 - September - Black-headed Grosbeak415 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
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    2014/12 - December - Pine Grosbeak415 viewsAlta, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 31, 2014
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    Kirtland's Warbler411 viewsI was quite shocked to come across this guy. South of the Lily Pond, in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. May 21, 2008.
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    2013/03 - March - Common Merganser411 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. March 2, 2013
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    2014/06 - June - Broad-tailed Hummingbird410 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. June 19, 2014
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    2016/10 - October - Great Horned Owl410 viewsYuba State Park, Juab County, Utah. October 14, 2016
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    Tennessee Warbler406 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 27, 2017
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    possible Purple with Cassin's Finch401 viewsWhen I first saw the bird through a window, with a Cassin's Finch on the right. Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    Kirtland's Warbler397 viewsI was quite shocked to come across this guy. South of the Lily Pond, in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. May 21, 2008.
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    Tennessee Warbler393 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 27, 2017
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    2014/09 - September - American Three-toed Woodpecker392 viewsBrighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    2015/05 - May - Violet-green Swallow391 viewsGrantsville Reservoir, Tooele County, Utah. May 27, 2015
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    2014/03 - March - White-necked Jacobin384 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    2015/03 - March - Sharp-tailed Grouse382 viewsGolden Spike National Historic Site, Box Elder County, Utah. March 25, 2015
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    2016/02 - February - White-crowned Sparrow382 viewsGlovers Lane, Davis County, Utah. February 28, 2016
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird380 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2016/03 - March - Sagebrush Sparrow374 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. March 5, 2016
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird371 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2014/11 - November - Common Raven370 viewsNorth Lehi Fields, Utah County, Utah. November 2014
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird369 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2014/05 - May - Red-winged Blackbird369 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. May 4, 2014
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull364 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull361 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    2015/02 - February - Ross's X Snow Goose Hybrid361 viewsBlue Phase to boot! Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 25, 2015
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    2015/07 - July - Flammulated Owl358 viewsEast Canyon, Morgan County, Utah. July 15, 2015
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    Mangrove Hummingbird352 viewsPlaya Palo Seco, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    2016/06 - June - Flammulated Owl351 viewsWasatch Mountains, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 20, 2016
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull348 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    2015/06 - June - Western Meadowlark347 viewsFairfield, Utah County, Utah. June 25, 2015
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    2015/04 - April - Bonaparte's Gull345 viewsPowell Lake, Utah County, Utah. April 2015
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    Strange Gull343 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid with a flock of California Gull. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird341 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    2016/05 - May - Little Gull340 viewsPowell Lake, Lehi, Utah County, Utah. May 3, 2016
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    Tennessee Warbler339 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 27, 2017
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    Tennessee Warbler336 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 27, 2017
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull335 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    Tennessee Warbler333 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 27, 2017
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    House Wren329 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 9, 2011
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    Me with Snowy the Owl324 viewsChristmas 2007. Salt Lake City, Utah. December 25, 2007
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    2015/08 - August - Rufous Hummingbird321 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 8, 2015
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    2016/04 - April - American Avocet310 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. April 16, 2016
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    Tennessee Warbler310 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 27, 2017
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    American Black Duck308 viewsLower New York Bay, Brooklyn, New York. December 2007
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    Cackling Geese308 viewsL to R: Canada Goose, Lesser Canada Goose, Not Sure about this one, and Richardson's Cackling Goose. Lake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2011
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    2015/11 - November - Great Kiskadee308 viewsIberostar Paraiso Maya, Playa Paraiso, Mexico. November 7, 2015
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    2015/12 - December - Great Blue Heron308 viewsEntrada Golf Course, Washington County, Utah. December 20, 2015
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird303 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    Yellow-breasted Chat302 viewsDiamond Canyon, Book Cliffs, Grand County, Utah. June 2007
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    Big Brown Bat302 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 24, 2009
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher301 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    possible Yellow-bellied Flycatcher300 viewsNote the short tail, short and stout bill, and yellowish coloration. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 31, 2008
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    Tennessee Warbler300 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 27, 2017
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    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker298 viewsLytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Slope, Washington County, Utah. February 23, 2013
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull297 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    Canada x Greater White-fronted Goose Hybrid 294 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 1, 2011
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    2016/01 - January - Wood Duck294 viewsSt. George Golf Club, Washington County, Utah. January 17, 2016
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    Tennessee Warbler294 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 27, 2017
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    Bearded Mountaineer293 views5" x 7" print on 8-1/2" x 11"
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    292 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Gunlock State Park285 viewsGunlock State Park, Washington County, Utah. April 23, 2011
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    Me Birding282 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. December 2006
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    Thanksgiving 2009 - Wild Turkey280 viewsGobble Gobble. Taken in Zion National Park in May 2007.
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    Western Tiger Salamander271 viewsCedar View Reservoir, Duchesne County, Utah. August 1998
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    Rufous-crested Coquette271 views5" x 7" print on 8-1/2" x 11"
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    Merry Christmas 2008 - Bohemian Waxwing270 viewsThis picture was taken in December 2007 in Bountiful, Utah during an amazing irruption year for this species!
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    DeKooning Orignial265 viewsAt The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York City. December 4, 2007
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    Red-tailed Hawk265 viewsThis bird confused many observes including mysellf. IT was initially ID'd as a Red-shouldered Hawk. Farmington, Davis County, Utah. February 22, 2008
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    Brown-hooded Gull?265 viewsPantanos de Villa, Lima, Peru. August 20, 2012
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    Purple Sandpiper263 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Horses Head Formation261 viewsThis tree formation sits on the Abajo range jsut outside of Monticello, Utah. April 2006
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    Red-tailed Hawk261 viewsThis bird confused many observes including mysellf. IT was initially ID'd as a Red-shouldered Hawk. Farmington, Davis County, Utah. February 22, 2008
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    Sam Birding259 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 26, 2010
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    Bullock's Oriole258 viewsBurraston Ponds, Juab County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    possible Yellow-bellied Flycatcher257 viewsAny thoughts or comments welcome. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 31, 2008
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    White-necked Jacobin257 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull255 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Purple Sandpiper254 viewsOnly decent shot I managed on the 3rd.Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 3, 2010
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    Eastern Meadowlark254 views
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher253 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    Mushrooms248 viewsExplorer's Inn, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    Strange Gull247 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull247 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Purple Sandpiper246 viewsDetail of wings and sides. Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Strange Gull245 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    Blackburnian or Townsend's Warbler?243 viewsNote the dull color, and lack of color on the flanks. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 5, 2008
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    Flammulated Owl242 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 23, 2013
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    Happy New Year 2009 - Thayer's Gull241 viewsThis picture was taken in March 2007 at Farmington Bay WMA, Utah. This species is a regular winter visitor to Utah, albeit not common.
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    Red-tailed Hawk239 viewsThis bird confused many observes including mysellf. IT was initially ID'd as a Red-shouldered Hawk. Farmington, Davis County, Utah. February 22, 2008
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    Yellow-crowned Parrot239 viewsExplorer's Inn, Tambopata Reserve, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    possible Yellow-bellied Flycatcher236 viewsBest shot I was able to get in the bad morning light. This shot shows the eye-ring. I just can't put another name on this guy. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. August 31, 2008
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher236 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    Cassin's Vireo235 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Mountain Mulebird234 viewsMule Deer and Mountain Bluebird photoshop.
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    California Quail234 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. March 15, 2011
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    3 Cackling Geese233 viewsRichardson's group. Lake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2011
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird232 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    Blue-headed Parrot232 viewsExplorer's Inn, Tambopata Reserve, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    Crimson-crested Woodpecker232 views1,500th Life Bird! Panama Rainforest Discovery Center Canopy Tower, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird231 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    Hooded Merganser231 views5" x 7" print on 8-1/2" x 11"
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    Northern "Yellow-shafted" Flicker229 viewsThis bird adding to the excitement of the Gilded-typed Flicker hanging around the ranch. Lytle Ranch, Beaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. February 9, 2008
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    Me Birding228 viewsHobble Creek Campground, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming. June 2004
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    Me Birding228 viewsCamping out in November on the Beaver Dam Slope, Washington County, Utah. November 2007
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher228 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
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    Northern Mockingcat227 viewsFeral cat and Northern Mockingbird photoshop.
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    Golden Tanager227 views7" x 5" print on 11" x 8-1/2"
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull226 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Common Merganser224 views5" x 7" print on 8-1/2" x 11"
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    Me Birding223 viewsLeidy Peak, High Uintas Wilderness Area, Uintah County, Utah. August 2007
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    Yellow-backed Oriole223 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center Canopy Tower, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    Me222 viewsSouth Shore of the Great Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 11, 2008. Photo by Samantha Sargent
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    Great Gray Owl221 views1st chase-able GGOW in Utah in 28 years. Mountain Green, Morgan County, Utah. February 5, 2017
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    Western Tanager220 viewsCottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 26, 2010
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    Purple Sandpiper220 viewsSand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Proper Hikers220 viewsExplorer's Inn, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    Bullock's Oriole220 viewsThanksgiving Point, Utah County, Utah. May 2013
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    Grevy's Zebra219 viewsHogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 18, 2009
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull217 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 29, 2007
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    Fiery-throated Hummingbird217 viewsKM-70, near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. June 20, 2011
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    Central Park216 viewsThe view while driving through Central Park towards the Natural History Museum. Manhatten, New York. December 1, 2007
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    Blackburnian or Townsend's Warbler?216 viewsThis shot shows the extent of the color on the head into the chest and flanks. And faint streaks in the underwings. Salt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 5, 2008
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    Salt Lake Tribune215 viewsRough-legged Hawk in the Outdoors section on November 22, 2006.
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    Ivory-billed Woodpecker215 viewsCreated using Adobe Illustrator, April 2005.
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    Audubon Magazine214 viewsPhoto of a Red-breasted Sapsucker taken at Lytle Ranch in February 2007. Published in the July-August 2008 Issue.
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    Purple Sandpiper214 viewsDetail of the legs. Sand Hollow State Park, Washington County, Utah. December 4, 2010
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    Amazon Forest214 viewsExplorer's Inn, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
  • white-shouldered-tanager_5.jpg
    White-shouldered Tanager214 viewsPipeline Road, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    Blue-headed Parrot213 viewsExplorer's Inn, Tambopata Reserve, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    Blue-headed Parrot213 viewsExplorer's Inn, Tambopata Reserve, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    Yellow-browed Sparrow213 viewsExplorer's Inn, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher212 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
  • white-vented-plumeleteer_1.jpg
    White-vented Plumeleteer212 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center, Panama. March 29, 2014
  • speckled-tanager_01.jpg
    Speckled Tanager211 viewsLa Paz Waterfall Gardens, Alajuela, Costa Rica. June 21, 2011
  • cackling-geese.jpg
    Cackling Geese211 viewsLake Park, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 21, 2012
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    Squirrel Monkey211 viewsExplorer's Inn, Amazonia, Peru. August 27, 2012
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    Red Fox210 viewsAllred Flats Campground, near Smoot, Wyoming. June 2005
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    Black Rosy-Finch209 viewsPowder Mountain Ski Resort, Weber County, Utah. February 25, 2012
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    Yellow Warbler209 viewsLittle Mountain Rail Trail, Weber County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    Surfbirds Gallery Feature208 viewsFeatured during February 2006.
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    Bay-breasted Warbler208 viewsMoving with a small group of Yellow-rumps through the Aspen. French Hollow, Wasatch County, Utah. September 19, 2009
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    Northern Flicker208 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 2010
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    Bullock's Oriole208 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 28, 2012
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    Cerulean Warbler207 viewsCreated using Adobe Illustrator, September 2006.
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    Rose-breasted Grosbeak207 views2nd year male. His streaking was light, but everything else looked good. Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake County, Utah. May 26, 2010
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    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher207 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 18, 2010
  • western-tanagers_01.jpg
    5 Western Tanagers207 viewsProvo Airport Dike, Utah County, Utah. May 30, 2011
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    Bullock's Oriole206 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 28, 2012
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    Common Dolphins205 viewsThese were a few of the dolphins seen wile on a Pelagic birding trip out of Freeport, New York. Unfortunately, my lens was set to 400mm and the dolphins were too close, and they didn't resurface for another shot. December 2, 2007.
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    Golden-browed Chlorophonia205 viewsLa Paz Waterfall Gardens, Alajuela, Costa Rica. June 21, 2011
  • brown-capped-rosy-finch.jpg
    Brown-capped Rosy-Finch204 viewsProbable--very rare in Utah. Alta, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 24, 2015
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    Cackling Goose203 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. January 2005
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    Purple Heron203 viewsChobe River, Chobe National Park, Botswana. September 12, 2013
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    Red-breasted Merganser203 views5" x 7" print on 8-1/2" x 11"
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    Me Birding202 viewsCamping out on the Beaver Dam Slope, on a cold January night, temps dropped into the low 30's. Washington County, Utah. January 2007
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    Salt Lake Tribune202 viewsWestern Gull in the Outdoors section on January 17, 2007.
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    Sam and I202 viewsSilver Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 2, 2008
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull201 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Mangrove Hummingbird201 viewsPlaya Palo Seco, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Amazilia Hummingbird201 viewsMiraflores, Lima, Peru. August 19, 2012
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull200 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    Bearded Mountaineer200 viewsENDEMIC! Huacarpay Lake, Cusco, Peru. August 25, 2012
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    Strange Gull199 viewsPresumed 2nd winter hybrid. Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 15, 2007
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    Swinging Bridge198 viewsThis rickety old bridge used to hang over the San Juan River. Several months after this photo was taken the bridge finally fell in to the river. near Bluff, Utah. April 2006
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    Gopher Snake198 viewsLucin, West Desert, Box Elder County, Utah. May 2007
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    Mangrove Hummingbird198 viewsPlaya Palo Seco, Costa Rica. June 2011
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    Tropical Kingbird198 viewsFirst state record found by Eric Huish. Provo Airport Dike, Utah County, Utah. September 11, 2012
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    Western Tanager198 viewsRiver Lane, Utah County, Utah. May 31, 2013
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    Utah Birders198 viewsMorgan County, Utah. June 23, 2013
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    Self Portrait197 viewsNothing like a nice fire to warm up the cold air at night in the desert. Beaver Dam Slope, Washington County, Utah. February 8, 2008
  • amazilia-hummingbird.jpg
    Amazilia Hummingbird197 viewsMiraflores, Lima, Peru. August 19, 2012
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    Yellow-rumped Warbler197 viewsAntelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    Max Weber Signature196 viewsAt The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York City. December 4, 2007
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    Sam196 viewsSilver Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 2, 2008
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    Andean Cock-of-the-Rock196 viewsAguas Calientes, Peru. August 29, 2012
  • white-shouldered-tanager_4.jpg
    White-shouldered Tanager196 viewsPipeline Road, Panama. March 29, 2014
  • white-vented-plumeleteer_2.jpg
    White-vented Plumeleteer196 viewsPanama Rainforest Discovery Center, Panama. March 29, 2014
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    Yucatan Woodpecker195 viewsCoba Ruins, Mexico. February 7, 2014
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    Little Gull194 viewsB-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L! This is by far my favorite find as a birder. Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah. November 7, 2009
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    Blue-headed Vireo194 viewsGarr Ranch, Antelope Island SP, Davis County, Utah. September 15, 2010
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    Scripp's Murrelet194 viewsSanta Barbara Channel on passage to Santa Cruz Island, California. February 20, 2011
  • bullocks-oriole.jpg
    Bullock's Oriole194 viewsSandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. July 14, 2012
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    Western Tanager193 viewsBrighton, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 6, 2009
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    Yucatan Jay193 viewsHighway 109 near Coba, Mexico. February 7, 2014
  • yellow-winged-tanager_1.jpg
    Yellow-winged Tanager192 viewsCoba Ruins, Mexico. February 7, 2014
  • me_02.jpg
    Me Birding191 viewsAbove 9000' at Chepeta Lake, Uinta Mountains, Uintah County, Utah. September 2005
  • sam_01.jpg
    Sam and a Red Fox191 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 7, 2009
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    American Flamingo191 viewsRio Lagartos, Yucatán, Mexico. February 5, 2014
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    At the Verrazano Bridge190 viewsSort of birding, looking for Purple Sandpiper, but because of the 40 mph winds coming off the bay, I decided to give up... Brooklyn, New York, December 3, 2007.
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    possible Slaty-backed Gull190 viewsLee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 30, 2007
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    White-winged Crossbill190 viewsFirst year type bird. Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake County, Utah. February 18, 2008
  • baltimore-oriole_1.jpg
    Baltimore Oriole190 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. October 1, 2012
  • western-tanager_4.jpg
    Western Tanager190 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 7, 2014
  • wood-duck.jpg
    Wood Duck190 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    Crimson-fronted Parakeet189 viewsTarcoles River, Costa Rica. June 12, 2011
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    Rose-breasted Grosbeak188 viewsThis strange female bird showed up in my Sugarhouse neighborhood and caught my eye due to its pink bill. Despite several conflicting id marks, others believe this is likely not a hybrid. Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 1, 2008
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    Pileated Woodpecker187 viewsEagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 2006
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    Yellow-breasted Chat187 viewsLucin, West Desert, Box Elder County, Utah. May 2007
  • sam_05.jpg
    Sam staying warm187 viewsTrying to stay warm and dry out of the rain. Leidy Peak Area, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Canada x Greater White-fronted Goose Hybrid187 viewsDecker Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. December 26, 2009
  • flammulated-owl_1.jpg
    Flammulated Owl186 viewsBig Mountain, Salt Lake County, Utah. June 11, 2014
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    Black Rosy-Finch185 viewsLeidy Peak, Uintah County, Utah. July 26, 2008
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    Beaver Dam Wash185 viewsBeaver Dam Wash, Washington County, Utah. April 23, 2011
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    Sam and I185 viewsSacred Valley, Cusco, Peru. September 1, 2012
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    Black-headed Grosbeak184 viewsSalt Lake International Center, Salt Lake County, Utah. September 22, 2012
  • white-crowned-sparrow.jpg
    White-crowned Sparrow184 viewsFarmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah. September 13, 2014
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    Western Tanager183 viewsGreys River Road, near Alpine, Wyoming. June 2005
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