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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2013-80
Iceland Gull

Date first observed:    29 Nov 2013
Lee Kay Ponds, Salt Lake County


  • 29 Nov 2013 - Mike Hearell [Record #2013-80] (photos), Kenny Frisch (photos), Tim Avery, Taylor Abbott, Jeff Bilsky

Sight Records:


Records Committee Review:

  Date Posted


1st round: 1 Dec 2013 7 acc, 2 not
1st round: 1 Feb 2014 6 acc, 1 not
Completed: 16 Mar 2014 Accepted


Summary:  There were some indications that this bird might be on the Thayer's end of the spectrum, but most accepted this as a "Kumlien's Gull" -- a supposed subspecies of the Iceland Gull -- somewhere between a Thayer's and an Iceland Gull.
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