I'm very new to this.
I have, on and off for quite some time seen a bird that wasn't amongst the regulars to my garden. It would appear for a day or two, then i wouldn't see it for quite some time, then i would see it again. For the longest time i was having difficulty identifying the bird.
After seeing it again today, i was able to identify it as a Black Redstart (female/juvenile). I also found out they are in the red conservation status.
My questions are, do i need to report this sighting any where for records or stats? And if so, how do i go about doing it?
Any information would be a great help, thank you.
I'd report it as you're there. I found this website. It has an interactive map with contact details etc which should cover your area. They may well ask for a photo, and always handy to have one anyway. No harm raising it as a possible sighting, esp as it might be backed up by other peoples' reports.
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