Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # O_2003-02

Common name:

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Scientific name: Pheucticuys ludovicianus
Date: 5/16/2003
Time: 1800 hrs
Length of time observed: 30 minutes
Number: 1
Age: mature
Sex: male
Location: Bluff
County: San Juan
Distance to bird: 50 feet
Optical equipment: 7x35 binoculars
Weather: clear, temp 85 F
Light Conditions: bright
Detailed description of bird: obviously a male Rose-breasted Grosbeak, black head with brilliant red triangle on breast
Song or call & method of delivery:  
Habitat: at our sunflower seed feeder
Similar species and
how were they eliminated:
Previous experience with this & similar species: have not recorded this species in Bluff before
References consulted: Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds Field Guide to North American Birds (Golden Guide)
Description from: Notes taken at time of sighting
Observer: Jim Hook
Observer's address: P.O. Box 309, Bluff , UT 84512
Observer's e-mail address:
Other observers who independently identified
this bird:
Luanne Hook, Tamara DeRosiers
Date prepared: 5/16/2003  (General Public)
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