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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2019-26
Nelson's Sparrow

Date first observed: 1 Sep 2019
Bear River MBR, Box Elder


  • 1 Sep 2019 - Ian Batterman  [Record #2019-26]

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Records Committee Review:

  Date Posted


1st round: 2 Sep 2019 2 acc, 6 not
2nd round: 18 Nov 2019 9 not
Completed: 9 Jan 2020 Not Accepted


Summary:   With a 15 second observation, to ID a very rare bird, the absence of some important field marks from the description -- like the color of the breast and a short tail -- made it difficult to eliminate the possibility of another species.
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