Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # 2020-64a

Common name:

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper

Scientific name: Calidris acuminata
Date: 10/31 2020
Time: 10:30
Length of time observed: 30 minutes
Number: 1
Location: Ouray NWR--Leota Bottom
County: Uinta
Latilong: 40.165812,-109.58722
Distance to bird: 25'
Optical equipment:  
Weather: clear and cold
Light Conditions: clear
Description:        Size of bird:  
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Field Marks and
Identifying Characteristics:
See Photos
Song or call & method of delivery:  
Behavior: Feeding
Habitat: Receding mud flat
Similar species and how
were they eliminated:
Two Wilson's snipe
Previous experience with
this & similar species:
References consulted:  
Description from: From photo(s) taken at the time of the sighting
Observer: James Loveless
Observer's address: 10879 South Lake Island Dr.
Observer's e-mail address: **
Other observers who independently identified this bird: Terry Reid
Date prepared: 11/1/2020
Additional material: Photos
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