Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # 2004-25

Common name:


Scientific name: Caprimulgus vociferus
Date: 8-4-83
Time: evening
Length of time observed:  
Number: 1
Location: Split Mountain Campground, Dinosaur National Monument
County: Uintah
Distance to bird:  
Optical equipment:  
Light Conditions:  
Detailed description of bird:  
Song or call & method of delivery: whip-poor-will call, no record of how often repeated
Similar species and how
were they eliminated:
Previous experience with
this & similar species:
I was very familiar with the calls of Whip-poor-will in SE AZ, (several field trips from Phoenix, where I was living at the time), also familiar with those of Common Poorwill.
References consulted:  
Description from: Notes taken at time of sighting
Observer: Robert C. Bradley
Observer's address: 2277 El Verano Ct., Grand Junction, CO 81503
Observer's e-mail address:
Other observers who independently identified this bird:  
Date prepared: 9-25-04   (General Public)
Additional material:  
Additional comments: I was not aware of the significance of this record for UT at the time. It was only when I was trying to enter this into a database, and found out it was not being accepted, that I checked and discovered how far out of range this was.