Jenny’s bird list for 2018

I had a great birdy year.  Mostly I saw the birds of the intermountain west.  Hooray, I got to see 13 new species thanks to Arlene and a trip to Nome AK: American tree sparrows, Arctic warblers, Bartail godwit, Bluethroat, Common eider, Eastern yellow wagtails, Fox sparrows – taiga race, Gray cheeked thrush, Long tailed jaegers, Pacific golden plovers, Rock ptarmigan, Wandering tattler, and a White wagtail.

American white pelicans at Bear River Refuge UT
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1 American avocets
2 American bitterns
3 American coots
4 American crows
5 American golden plovers
6 American kestrels
7 American pipets
8 American robin
9 American tree sparrows (NEW to me)
10 American white pelican
11 American wigeons

Sunrise avocets & ducks at Antelope Island UT

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12 Arctic loon
13 Arctic tern
14 Arctic warbler (NEW to me)
15 Bald eagles
16 Bank swallows
17 Barn owl
18 Barn swallows
19 Barrows goldeneye
20 Bartail godwit (NEW to me)
21 Belted kingfisher
22 Black billed magpies

Tree swallows at Bear River Refuge UT
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23 Black capped chickadees
24 Black chinned hummingbirds
25 Black crowned night herons
26 Black necked stilts
27 Blackpoll warblers
28 Blue grosbeak (female)(
29 Blue winged teals
30 Bluethroat (NEW to me)
31 Bobolink
32 Bonaparte’s gulls
33 Brewers blackbirds

Arctic Terns and various at Pond in Anchorage AK

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34 Brown headed cowbird
35 Bullocks oriole
36 Burrowing owls
37 Cackling geese
38 California gull
39 California quails
40 Canada geese
41 Canada goose decoys
42 Carolina wren
43 Caspian terns
44 Cassin’s finch
45 Cedar waxwings

Great blue herons, American white pelicans and various at Bear River Refuge UT
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46 Chipping sparrows
47 Chukar
48 Cinnamon teal
49 Clark’s grebes
50 Clark’s nutcracker
51 Cliff swallows
52 Common eider (NEW to me)
53 Common goldeneye
54 Common grackles
55 Common merganser
56 Common ravens

 

Brown headed cowbirds at Island Park ID

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57 Common yellow throat
58 Coopers hawk
59 Dark eyed junco (oregon)
60 Dark eyed juncos (slaty back)
61 Double crested cormorants
62 Eared grebes
63 Eastern kingbirds
64 Eastern meadowlark
65 Eastern phoebe
66 Eastern yellow wagtail (NEW to me)
67 Eurasian collared doves
68 European starlings

Canada geese at Bear River Refuge UT
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69 Forster’s terns
70 Fox sparrow, taiga race (NEW to me)
71 Fox sparrows
72 Franklins gulls
73 Gadwall
74 Glaucous gulls
75 Glaucous winged gulls
76 Golden crowned kinglet
77 Golden crowned sparrows
78 Golden Eagle
79 Goldfinches

Various gulls at Nome AK

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80 Grasshopper sparrow
81 Gray cheeked thrush (NEW to me)
82 Gray jays
83 Great blue herons
84 Great egrets
85 Great horned owls
86 Great tailed grackles
87 Greater scaups
88 Green winged teals
89 Harlequin ducks
90 Herring gulls
91 Hooded merganser

Canda geese, swans, ducks at Bear River Refuge UT
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92 Horned larks
93 House finches
94 House sparrows
95 Juniper titmouse
96 Killdeer
97 Lapland longspurs
98 Lark bunting
99 Lark sparrows
100 Lazuli buntings
101 Lesser scaups
102 Lewis woodpecker

Green winged teals at Grand Junction CO

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103 Loggerhead shrike
104 Long billed curlews
105 Long tailed ducks
106 Long tailed jaegers (NEW to me)
107 Macgillivray’s warbler
108 Mallards
109 Marsh wrens
110 Mew gulls
111 Mountain bluebird
112 Mountain chickadee
113 Mourning doves
114 Northern cardinal

White faced ibis at Bear River Refuge UT
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115 Northern flicker (red shafted)
116 Northern harriers
117 Northern mockingbirds
118 Northern pintail
119 Northern rough winged swallow
120 Northern shovelers
121 Orange crowned warblers
122 Osprey
123 Pacific golden plovers (NEW to me)
124 Pelagic cormorant
125 Pied billed grebes

Eared grebes at Antelope Island UT

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126 Pine grosbeak
127 Pinyon jays
128 Prairie falcons
129 Red breasted merganser
130 Red breasted nuthatch
131 Red crossbill
132 Red head duck
133 Red necked grebe
134 Red necked phalarope
135 Red tailed hawk
136 Red throated loon
137 Red winged blackbirds

Various swans, geese, ducks etc at Blacks Creek Bird Reserve ID
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138 Redheads
139 Ring billed gulls
140 Ring necked ducks
141 Ring necked pheasant
142 Rock doves
143 Rock ptarmigan (NEW to me)
144 Rough legged hawk
145 Ruby crowned kinglet
146 Ruddy ducks
147 Sage thrasher
148 Sandhill cranes

 

 Ravens at Bear River Refuge UT

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149 Savannah sparrows
150 Semipalmated plovers
151 Semipalmated sandpiper
152 Short eared owls
153 Snowy egrets
154 Song sparrow
155 Spotted sandpipers
156 Spotted towhee
157 Swainson’s hawk
158 Townsends solitaire
159 Townsend’s warbler
160 Tree swallows

Goldeneyes at American Falls ID
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161 Trumpeter swans
162 Tundra swans
163 Turkey vultures
164 Vesper sparrows
165 Violet green swallows
166 Wandering tattler (NEW to me)
167 Western blue birds
168 Western grebes
169 Western kingbirds
170 Western meadowlarks
171 Western sandpiper

Tundra swans at Bear River Refuge UT

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173 White crowned sparrow
174 White faced ibises
175 White wagtail (NEW to me)
176 Wild turkeys
177 Willets
178 Willow ptarmigan
179 Wilson’s snipe
180 Wilson’s warblers
181 Yellow headed blackbirds
182 Yellow rumped warblers
183 Yellow warbler

Maybe not my biggest year but certainly a rich and fun one. — Jenny


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