Default value of a custom field is not selected

I can not explain following behavior.

We are using a plugin for importing and updating issue from a provider. There is a required custom field that is not populated while creating the issue (we need to check the plugin- but that is another question) .

So here is the question. I have now an issue where I have an empty field (Severity) which by field configuration is required and also has a default value (Normal). If I edit the issue there is immediately a value displayed in that field (Blocker). Can someone explain why 'Blocker' appears in that field and not the default value 'Normal'?

Thanks,

Udo

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You don't have any scripts attached to that field (e.g. behaviours, JS)?

No I don't. One more thing I just found out. Blocker is obviosly picked because it's the first of the options. But still the question remains why the default is not selected.

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