Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # 2013-08

Common name:

Common Redpoll

Scientific name: Carduelis flammea  [Acanthis flammea]
Date: 01/13/2013
Time: 12:40
Length of time observed: 15 minutes
Number: 4-8
Sex: Male & Females
Location: East Layton (benches)
County: Davis
Distance to bird: 10 feet
Optical equipment: Sony Alpha 230 camera, binoculars
Weather: very cold (12 degrees)
Light Conditions: Sunny
Description:        Size of bird: adult
(Description:)       Basic Shape:  
(Description:)  Overall Pattern:  
(Description:)            Bill Type:  
Field Marks and
Identifying Characteristics:
They came to eat niger thistle seed with the gold finches.
(see photo)
Song or call & method of delivery:  
Similar species and how
were they eliminated:
Previous experience with
this & similar species:
References consulted:  
Description from:  
Observer: Wes Segni
Observer's address: 2568 PINEWOOD LN LAYTON, UT 84040
Observer's e-mail address: **
Other observers who independently identified this bird: Donna & Caelyn Segni
Date prepared: 01/12/2013
Additional material: Photo
Additional_Comments: I don't have a good lens to get a close-up.