Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # 2017-52

Common name:

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Scientific name: Setophaga caerulescens
Date: 9/29/2017
Time: 2:40pm
Length of time observed: 20 Minutes
Number: 1
Sex:  Male
Location:  Lytle Ranch
County: Washington
Distance to bird: 5 yards
Optical equipment: Vortex Diamondback 10x42
Weather: Sunny
Light Conditions:  
Description:        Size of bird: Small song bird warbler like
(Description:)       Basic Shape: short, thin bill
(Description:)  Overall Pattern:  
(Description:)            Bill Type:  
Field Marks and
Identifying Characteristics:
Back, tail, and top of head were blue. Face and throat were black. White spot near the edge of the wing.
(see photos)
Song or call & method of delivery:  
Similar species and how
were they eliminated:
Previous experience with
this & similar species:
References consulted:  
Description from: Notes taken at the time of the sighting
Observer: Daniel Sachse
Observer's address:  
Observer's e-mail address: **
Other observers who independently identified this bird:  
Date prepared: 10/02/2017
Additional material: Photos
Additional comments: [nnina]