Unusual Sight Record for Utah
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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2017-06
Bell's Sparrow

Date first observed:  28 Jan 2017
 Beaver Dam Slope, Washington County


  • 28 Jan 2017 - Tim Avery, [Record #2017-06]  (Photos  Audio),
    Kenny Frisch, [Record #2017-06a]  (Photos), Nate Brown (Photos)

Sight Records:


Records Committee Review:

  Date Posted


1st round: 31 Jan 2017 6 acc, 3 not
2nd round: 9 Apr 2017 7 acc, 2 not
Completed: 19 Jun 2017 Accepted


Summary:  Though there were concerns about separating this bird from a Sagebrush Sparrow, the majority thought this record was good enough for the first official sighting in Utah.
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