Unusual Sight Record for Utah
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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2017-05
Iceland Gull

Date first observed:  21 Jan 2017
 Farmington Bay WMA, Davis County


  • 21 Jan 2017 - Mike Hearell, [Record #2017-05]  (Photos), Taylor Abbott (Photos)

Sight Records:


Records Committee Review:

  Date Posted


1st round: 23 Jan 2017 6 acc, 3 not
2nd round: 30 Mar 2017 8 acc, 1 not
Completed: 20 May 2017 Accepted


Summary:  Not withstanding the taxonomic difficulty of the Thayers-Iclendic complex, the committee landed on the Iceland side.  The AOU has since merged these two species, giving some relief to reviewers.
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