Verification of Unusual Sight Record
For Utah

Rec. # O_2012-09

Common name:

Northern Bobwhite

Scientific name: Colinus virginianus
Date: November 18, 2012
Time: 1 pm
Length of time observed: thirty minutes
Number: one
Age: female
Location: Emigration Oaks, Emigration Canyon
County: Salt Lake
Latilong: 40deg46'32.56"N 111deg 45'28.33"W
Elevation: 5675
Distance to bird: 15 feet
Optical equipment: none
Weather: overcast
Light Conditions: good
Description:        Size of bird:  
(Description:)       Basic Shape: quail like
(Description:)  Overall Pattern: striped brown
(Description:)            Bill Type: short
Field Marks and
Identifying Characteristics:
photo sent to email address below separately

Song or call & method of delivery:  
Behavior: eating under bird feeder
Similar species and how
were they eliminated:
Previous experience with
this & similar species:
References consulted: National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, photo from this website
Description from: Notes taken at time of sighting
Observer: Nora, Tom and Erin Bonk
Observer's address:  
Observer's e-mail address: **
Other observers who independently identified this bird:  
Date prepared: Nov 18, 2012
Additional material: Photo
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