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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2004-17
Purple Gallinule

Date first observed:  24 Jul 2004
 Jordanelle Wetlands


  • 24 Jul 2004 - Clay and Cliftia Johnson (Record #2004-17a)
  • 26 Jul 2004 - Eric Huish (Record #2004-17) and Milton Moody; Dennis Shirley;
        Colby Neuman  (Photos)
  • 27 Jul 2004 - KC Child; Jim Bailey

Sighting Records:

Records Committee Review:



Date Posted (1st round): 27 Jul 2004 7 acc
Date Completed: 22 Sep 2004 Accepted


Summary: With excellent documentation and great photos of a very distinct species, there was not question about the ID of this exceptionally rare bird.



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