Utah Bird Records Committee
Help with Tough ID's

A list of references suggested by members of the Records Committee



General ID sites

Cackling Goose

Mexican Duck v Mallard

Pacific Golden-Plover vs. American Golden-Plover

Sphyrapicus Anxiety  Identifying Hybrid Sapsuckers

  • By Stephen A. Shunk  Paradise Birding.Article
    This article examines variation and hybridization in the varius complexof Yellow-bellied, Red-naped, and Red-breasted Sapsuckers. Definitive identifications are not always possible,but it is worthwhile all the same to pay careful attention to sapsuckers that “don’t look quite right”.



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