Recording

Sparrowhawk over Carr Naze (Mark Pearson)

Sparrowhawk over Carr Naze (Mark Pearson)

Recording is the main purpose of a Bird Observatory, and here at Filey we welcome all records from locals and visitors alike.

We prefer records submitted via the easy-to-use recording form, downloadable below as a spreadsheet – which makes life much easier for us, and especially our recorder! Please email completed forms (or individual records) to George at:- recorder-at-fbog.co.uk (changing -at- for @).

FBOG Bird recording form (excel)
FBOG Bird recording form (open office)

FBOG other taxa recording form (excel)
FBOG other taxa recording form (open office)

A map of our recording area can be found here. We also welcome your records of e.g. butterflies, mammals and other wildlife, which you can submit via the other taxa recording sheet (downloadable above).

Alternatively, you can submit records by post, addressed to:- George Watola, 56 Usher Lane, Haxby, York, YO32 3LA.

A list of scarce and rare species that require descriptions at local and county level can be downloaded here: Description Requirements 2014