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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2010-14
Chihauhaun Raven

Date first observed:  16 Apr 2010
  Canyonlands National Park - Island in the Sky District - Mesa Arch Parking Area, Grand County


  • 16 Apr 2010 - Barry Lyon  [Record #2010-14], Victor Emanuel, Dr. John Fitzpatrick (Photos), et. al. (a tour group)
  • 25 Apr 2010 - Pat Jividen

Sight Records:

Records Committee Review:

  Date Posted


1st round: 23 Apr 2010 6 acc, 1 not
2nd round: 24 Jun 2010 5 acc, 4 not
3rd round: 19 Aug 2010 1 acc, 7 not
Completed: 21 Oct 2010 Not Accepted


The doubt in the first round lead to in-depth research on this bird which convinced the majority of the reviewers that there was reason not to accept this sighting as a first for Utah.

{There are no accepted sight records of this species in Utah]


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