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In order to become a contributor please e-mail

with the following details:

  • Name and Surname:

  • E-mail address:

  • Contact telephone no:

  • Birding Spots you are interested in contributing to:
(just list those you know well)

  • Birding Spots you would like to be moderator of:
(those spots you know well enough to moderate contributions)

Note that we have three preferred formats for birding spot descriptions.

  • Smaller sites warrant a paragraph,
  • Larger sites have paragraphs on an introduction, birding description and general information,
  • Important sites have a detailed description as set out below.

The full format is designed to give a quick overview of the site, followed by more extensive birding detail.

  • Introduction - a few sentences creating interest in the site and summarising the attraction. A site list total, average list for a visit and comments on seasonality are particularly worthwhile.

  • Specials - a brief list of special birds to see at the site, in particular endemics, red data species and hard to see species. In addition, rarities which are regular at a site can be noted. A list of vagrants is not particularly useful.

  • Habitats - a list of habitats gives an idea of the types of birds that may be encountered.

  • Facilities - what to expect in the way of assistance with birding - raods, trails, hides, accommodation, guides etc.

  • Birding - a description of birding at the site, written as if you were taking a guided tour. Where and when to go, and what to look for. Best itemised as a list of activities, in order of productivity and ease of birding.

  • General - directions to the site, opening times, contact details, accommodation and bird guiding.

Note that you may contribute photos and bird lists to the page. See Boulders Beach as an example.

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