IORC Documentation Form

Instructions: All fields are required except number 11, 12, and 29. Please don't enter any URLs, except in field 29. When you are finished, click the submit button at the bottom of the page to send the form to the Illinois Ornithological Records Committee for review.

1) This form submitted as supporting documentation of (check all that apply):*
If other, please describe:
2) Species:*
3) Number of birds:*
4) Age/Sex/Plumage:*
5) Date:*
6) Location (include county):*
7) Observers:*
8) Your name: *
9) Your mailing address:*
10) Your e-mail address:*
11) Others agreeing with the identification:
12) Observers NOT agreeing with the identification:
13) Description of bird (size, shape, proportions, details of both color and pattern on head, back, chin, throat, breast, flanks, wings, undertail, and tail, etc.; coloration of soft parts: bill, legs, and feet) include only details actually seen in the field :*
14) Description of behavior:*
15) Description of vocalizations:*
16) Description of immediate and surrounding habitat(s):*
17) Optical equipment used for observation (type, power):*
18) Distance/how measured?*
19) Time of observation:*
20) Total time of observation:*
21) Weather conditions:*
22) Previous experience with this species and similar species:*
23) Please eliminate other similar species and/or hybrids:*
24) Were photos obtained?*
25) If so, by whom?*
26) Books and illustrations consulted and advice received. How did these influence this description?:*
27) How long after the observation were field notes recorded?*
28) How long after the observation was this form completed?*
29) Additional remarks (URLs can be entered here):
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