BCFO Rare Bird Report Form

To submit a rare bird report to the Bird Records Committee please complete the form below, and click the submit button at the bottom of the form.

If you have photographs to submit please send them as separate files via email to the chair of the committee.

[contact-form to=”bcbrc.chair@gmail.com” subject=”Rare Bird Report Form”][contact-field label=”Species” type=”text” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Date and time first seen” type=”text” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Date last seen” type=”text” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Number of birds” type=”text” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Age/Sex” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Specific location” type=”textarea” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Submitter” type=”text” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Finder (if different)” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” /][contact-field label=”Identifier (if different)” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” /][contact-field label=”Other observers” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Any who disagree with identfication?” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Optical aids” type=”text” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Distance from bird(s)” type=”text” required=”1″ /][contact-field label=”Length of time viewed” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Was the bird photographed?” type=”select” options=”Yes,No” /][contact-field label=”Do you give permission to BCFO to use photos or videos (fully credited) on BCFO websites and publications?” type=”select” options=”Yes,No” /][contact-field label=”If photos or videos, sound recordings or descriptions are available on websites, listserves, eBird, journals, etc., please provide links or citation details.” type=”textarea” /][contact-field label=”Weather (general description)” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Wind direction and speed” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Light conditions (good, dull, etc & sun behind side etc.” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Visibility (distance)” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Rain, mist etc” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Cloud cover” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Other species present for comparison” type=”textarea” /][contact-field label=”Observer’s experience with this and similar species” type=”textarea” /][contact-field label=”When did you (or someone else) first identify the bird to species, (e.g., immediately in the field, or some time after the fact (specify duration)?” type=”textarea” required=”1″/][contact-field label=”Address of submitter” type=”textarea” /][contact-field label=”Phone number” type=”text” /][contact-field label=”Description – please include the plumage colours/patterns, bare parts, structure, size, vocalizations, behaviour, habitat, as well as the circumstances of finding the bird, and any additional comments” type=”textarea” required=”1″ /][/contact-form]

Electronic submissions are preferred.

An MS Word version of the above form may be downloaded below.

BCFO BRC Rare Bird Report Form2

Mailed documentation should be sent to:

Nathan Hentze
British Columbia Field Ornithologists

P.O. Box 45111 Dunbar
Vancouver, B.C.
V6S 2M8

Page updated 18 October 2017