Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # 2004-

Common name:

Northern Parula

Scientific name: Parula americana
Date: 05-18-04
Time: 1100 hrs
Length of time observed: 1/2 hour
Number: 1
Age: AHY
Sex: female
Location: Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge
County: Juab
Elevation: 4300
Distance to bird: In hand
Optical equipment: N/A
Weather: N/A
Light Conditions: N/A
Detailed description of bird: Photo to be forwarded ( Photo by Robert Sims of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service )
Song or call & method of delivery: captured in mist netting operation
Similar species and how
were they eliminated:
Previous experience with
this & similar species:
References consulted: Sibley, Pyle, Peterson warbler guide
Description from: Notes taken at time of sighting
Observer: Jay Banta
Observer's address: Fish Springs NWR P.O. Box 568, Dugway, UT 84022
Observer's e-mail address:
Other observers who independently identified this bird: Robert Haupt, Steve Baron, Caryl Baron, Fred Dunnell, Joe Jarvis
Date prepared: 05-19-04   (General Public)
Additional material: Photo [on Fish Springs web site
Additional comments: will email photo