Bird Sightings

Seen an interesting bird?  Then let us know by submitting a record on our on-line database.  It is easy to do but if you need some instructions take a look at the Submit Sightings Page.  To view the latest sightings just click on the menu item for Latest Sightings.

Some birds are not uncommon in other parts of the country or around our coasts, but may be in Buckinghamshire.  If you want to see just how scarce a particular species is then take a look at the Bucks List.

Reporting Scarce and Rare Birds

Species which are rarely recorded in Britain require a description to be submitted to the British Birds Rarities Committee (BBRC).   They assess records of species, and some distinctive sub-species, which rarely occur in Britain.

Species that are scarce in Buckinghamshire but not requiring submission to BBRC should be sent to the County Recorder   Suitable forms for this purpose are available on the following links:  Word Format  PDF Format

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Descriptions can be submitted to the BBRC via the online form on their Submit a sighting page or you can download a Microsoft Word or PDF versions are available from the same page. If you use one of the offline versions, please email the completed form to the BBRC Secretary, copied to the relevant county bird recorder.