Unusual Sight Record for Utah
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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2018-62
Red-breasted Sapsucker

Date first observed: 27 Oct 2018
Short Creek, northeast of Hildale, Washington County


  • 27 Oct 2018 - Mike Schijf  [Record #2018-62] (Photos)

Sight Records:


Records Committee Review:

  Date Posted


1st round: 2 Nov 2018 4 acc, 5 not
2nd round: 6 Jan 2019 0 acc, 7 not
Completed: 16 Mar 2019 Not Accepted


Summary:  The black stripe showing through the red behind the eye, plus weak red on the chest, and the black patch on the back of the head indicated a likely hybrid with a Red-naped Sapsucker.
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