Verification of
Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

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Utah Bird Records Committee

Rec. # 2007-05
California Condor

Date first observed: 21 Oct 2006
Near Lava Point, Zion National Park, Washington Co.


  • 21 Oct 2006 - Jeff Langford   [Record #2007-05] , Shelly Spencer (Photos)

Sight Records:

Records Committee Review:



Date Posted (1st round):  3 May 2007 1 acc, 6 not
 (2nd round):  30 Jul 2007 0 acc, 7 not
Date Completed: 23 Aug 2007 Not Accepted

The birds were unquestionably California condors, but the presence of identification tags on each bird indicate that these were members of the Vermillion Cliffs population and as such, not part of a naturally occurring and/or sustainable community of the species.


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