Unusual Sight Record for Utah
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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2023-74
Canyon Towhee

Date first observed:  26 Oct 2023
Snow Canyon State Park, Washington Co.


  • 26 Oct 2023  - Dan Lory [Record #2023-74]  (Photos), Harumi

Sight Records:


Records Committee Review:

  Date Posted


1st round: 5 Nov 2023 5 acc, 3 not
2nd round: 9 Dec 2023 1 acc 8 not
Completed: 11 Jan 2024 Not Accepted


Summary:   This was a close call for most, with some hints of greenish tint indicating Green-tailed Towhee and not quit clear distinguishing characteristics of Canyon Towhee visible in the photos, similar species could not be sufficiently eliminated.
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