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     First Round: (new records being reviewed by the committee)

Zone-tailed Hawk Sight Record #2022-22
30 Apr 2022 - Blue Springs Reservoir, Washington Co.  by Amanda Northrup  (adult, Photos)
                   | 26 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Vaux's Swift Sight Record #2022-21
8 May 2022 - Willard Bay SP, Box Elder Co.  by Bryant Olsen  (at least two, Photos)
                  | 26 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Vaux's Swift Sight Record #2022-20
8 May 2022 - San Rafael Swell, Emery Co.  by Dee Golles  (one)
                  | 26 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Mexican Duck Sight Record #2022-19
2 May 2022 - San Juan River, San Juan Co.  by Mike Thompson  (adult male)
                  | 6 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Scaled Quail Sight Record #2022-18
2 May 2022 - San Juan River, San Juan Co.  by Mike Thompson  (adult male heard)
                  | 2 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Zone-tailed Hawk Sight Record #2022-17
17 Apr 2022 - Mouth of Virgin River Gorge, Washington Co.  by Bill Hunter  (one, Photo)
                   | 26 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Vaux's Swift Sight Record #2022-16
23 Apr 2022 -21st Pond, Weber Co.  by Kenny Frisch  (one AHY, Photos)
                   | 26 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Dusky-capped Flycatcher Sight Record #2022-15
23 Apr 2022 -Lytle Ranch Preserve, Washington Co.  by Lisa Thompson, John Neill  (one, Photos)
           and by Terry Reid, Kendall Watkins  (adult,  Photos)
                   | 1 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Brown Thrasher Sight Record #2022-14
23 Apr 2022 -Seegmiller Marsh, Washington Co.  by Quinn Diaz  (Adult, Photos)
                   | 30 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Zone-tailed Hawk Sight Record #2022-13
2 May 2022 -Lytle Ranch Preserve, Washington Co.  by Quinn Diaz  (Adult, Photo)
                   | 26 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

Tricolored Heron Sight Record #2022-12
20 Apr 2022 -Provo Airport Dike, Utah Co.  by Ben Stradling  (adult, Photos)
                   | 3 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

   
     Second Round:
(records with no unanimous decision in the first round)

Eastern Bluebird Sight Record #2022-10
9 Nov 2021 - Lytle Ranch Preserve, Washington Co.  by Terri Pope  (male & 2 females)
                  | 8 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round: 6 acc, 3 not    2nd: in progress 

   
     Third Round:
(final review to see if the sighting will be added to the official state records for Utah)
   
 
   
     Recently-Completed Records:

Mute Swan Sight Record #2022-06
27 Feb 2022 - Deer Creek Reservoir, Wasatch Co.  by Bryant Olsen  (2 adults, 1 juv., Photo)
                  | 0 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:  5 No,ID, 3 to 2nd     2nd: 9 No, Int

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Mexican Duck Sight Record #2022-09
2 Oct 2021 - Tonaquint Nature Center, St. George, Washington Co.  by Jenner Bryson  (male, Photos)
                  | 5th Vetted Record | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

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Mexican Duck Sight Record #2022-08
27 Mar 2022 - East Canyon Reservoir, Morgan Co.  by Weston Smith  (adult male, Photos)
                  | 7 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:   in progress: 

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Red-throated Loon Sight Record #2022-11
31 Mar 2022 - Rockport Reservoir, Summit Co.  by Dave Hanscom  (one, Photo)
                   | 23 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round: 9 acc

Great Gray Owl Sight Record #2022-05
17 Jan 2022 - Layton, Davis Co.  by Amy Harvey  (adult, Photo)
                  | 8th Vetted Record | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round: 8 acc, 1 to 2nd     2nd: in progress  8 acc

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Vaux's Swift Sight Record #2022-07
29 Apr 2021 - Sandy Beach, Utah Co.  by Jeff Cooper  (One adult, Photo)
                  | 26th Vetted Record | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round:  8 acc

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Ruff Sight Record #2022-04
12 Feb 2022 - Farmington Bay, Davis Co.  by Darren Clark  (two., Photos)
                  | 11th Vetted Record | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round: 9 acc

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Mexican Duck Sight Record #2022-01
7 Jan 2022 - Provo River Parkway trail, Utah Co.  by Ben Stradling  (adult male., Photos)
                  | 6th Vetted Record | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round: 6 acc, 3 to 2nd     2nd: 8 acc, 1 not

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Winter Wren Sight Record #2022-03
21 Dec 2021 - Zion National Park, Washington Co.  by Jenner Bryson  (one., Photos)
                  | 11 Vetted Records | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round: 0 acc, 5 not, 3 to 2nd    2nd: 0 acc, 9 not

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Black-throated Blue Warbler Sight Record #2022-02
17 Jan 2022 - Near Matheson Refuge, Grand Co.  Sara Timken  (male., Photos)
                  | 25th Vetted Record | All Sightings |
     Review Status:  1st round: 9 acc

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*  Vote abbreviations:   acc = accepted;  not = not accepted
If the first-round vote is not unanimous, the record moves to second round.
The second- and third-rounds the votes must have two or fewer dissenting votes to be decisive.

(The voting status for first-round records will not be posted until all committee members have voted.)
  

  
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