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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2006-30
Parasitic Jeager

Date first observed:  10 Sep 2005
West of Willard Bay west dike, Box Elder Co.


  • 10 Sep 2005 - Steve and Cindy Sommerfeld [Record #2006-30], Kristin Purdy, Glenn Barlow, Jack Binch and Bob Huntington
  • 11 Sep 2005 - Steve and Cindy Sommerfeld, Pomera Fronce, Tim Avery (photos), Colby Neuman
  • 14 Sep 2005 - Tim Avery found the bird dead and took it to the University of Utah

Sight Records:

Records Committee Review:



Date Posted (1st round): 8 Aug 2006 7 acc
Date Completed: 23 Oct 2006 Accepted

Summary: With and excellent write-up and outstanding photos, the very similar species that could easily be confused with this one, where convincingly ruled out.


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