of species appropriate for NYSARC review can be found here. Please
check the list before filling out or submitting a report,
and submit a report only if the species or form is on the
If you prefer, you can complete a text form offline and mail it in or, preferably, attach it to an .
ONLINE SUBMISSION: Use
the form below to complete and submit your NYSARC rare bird report
online. You will have a chance to preview your report,
and after you look at it and submit it, a copy
will be sent to the email address you
receipt of your report a letter of acknowledgement will be
sent to you.
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Fields marked with an asterisk are
* Did you personally observe the bird?
Observers (If you don't know of any, please type unknown.
If there were others but you are not listing them,
please comment/explain briefly.)
observer should independently complete and submit a report.
Number, size, and shape:
Color and pattern, including soft parts:
Behavior, including vocalizations:
| * d)
Habitat, including associated species:
| * e)
Summarize the features of the bird(s) that you saw or heard that
indicated to you this was not a similar but more common species HELP
comments including comparisons with other species and
any other substantial evidence document this report?
If yes, what is it and where is it deposited?
TO BE ATTACHED HELP
list up to 5 digital image files (or scans of sketches)
if you have them. Specify the files in the fields
below. These files will be sent to NYSARC with this
Note: - Files must
be less than 1MB in size and must be in one of the following
.jpg, .gif, .tif
Image filenames may NOT contain COMMAS.
* Street, city, state,
| * Date
Time Report Written:
* Contact email: