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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2004-03
Rusty Blackbird

Date first observed:  12 Feb 2004
 Riverdale Parkway, Ogden, Weber County


  • 12 Feb 2004 - by Carolyn and Mort Somer
  • 12 Feb 2004 - by Keith Evans, Jack Rensel and Mort Somer
  • 13 Feb 2004 - by Merrill Webb, Dennis Shirley, Bryan Shirley, Bill Fenimore, Glenn Barlow and Milt Moody [Record # 2004-03] (Photo)
  • 14 Feb 2004 - by the Utah County Birders on a field trip lead by Bryan Shirley
  • 15 Feb 2005 - by Jack Binch (photos);  by Joel and Kathy Beyer

Sighting Records:

Records Committee Review:



Date Posted (1st round): 13 Feb 2004 7 acc
Date Completed: 14 Apr 2004 Accepted


Summary: A good description and definitive photo makes a difficult ID, easy.  This is the seventh sighting of a Rusty Blackbird in Utah and the only one since 1990.



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