Utah Bird Records Committee
Rare Bird Sighting Report Form
For Utah
Instructions (Using your own word processor)
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 Review Species List  | "Writing a Rare Bird Report " by Steve Summers
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Common name:

Scientific name:
Length of time observed:
Distance to bird:
Optical equipment:
Light Conditions:
Detailed description
of bird:


( Please be thorough)

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 so take as much space
as you need).

               Size of Bird:
              Basic Shape:
Overall color pattern:
                Type of bill:
Description of field marks and other identifying characteristics:
Song or call & method of delivery:
Similar species and
how were they eliminated:
(Please be thorough)
Previous experience with this & similar species:
References consulted:
Description from:  Notes taken at time of sighting     Notes made later     From memory 
Photo(s) taken at time of sighting
Observer:   (Required field)
Observer's address:
Observer's e-mail address:
Other observers who independently identified
this bird:
Date prepared:   (Required field)
Additional material: There are no additional materials                        
Photo(s)  Drawing(s)   Tape(s)                 (Send to address below) 
Other      Please specify             
Additional Comments:

By submitting this information, I agree that all material submitted, relating to this record will become
the property of the Utah Bird Records Committee unless otherwise requested (see email address below).

The Committee will review and evaluate all materials submitted, retain all materials in its archives and display it on its internet pages
 which are open to the public, publish its findings in the "Utah Birds,"  Journal, on the internet or in any other
appropriate publication, and make the Committee Comments available to any interested party upon request.

If, for any reason, you would like to have your name withheld from your record if it is not accepted by the Committee,
 check here.

- or -    (You should get a "Record Submitted" message if successful).

    Please email photos and other additional materials to: