Date of sighting: _____________________________
Time of day _______________ AM or PM
County of sighting __________________________
What City did you see the bird(s)? _____________________________________
Address of sighting _________________________________________________
Nearest cross street ________________________________________________
OK, now the tough part and a very important part at that!
What species of parrot did you see (check the ID page to see if you can figure out what it was) ?
Are you certain about the ID? _________ If not then provide additional details below.
If you do not know what type of bird it was please describe with as much detail as possible.
Size (sparrow, robin, crow sized or in between) ____________________
Tail shape and length (e.g. long pointed, short square, etc.) _____________________
Main plumage color _________________________________________
Other colors and location (i.e. red on forehead, yellow throat, blue central tail feathers, etc...)
Tail color _______________ Wing color ____________________ Bill color ______________
Feet color ______________
Please describe any other distinguishing characteristics? ________________________________
How many birds of this kind did you see? _________________
How many birds, that you have no clue as to what they were, did you see? _________________
What was the bird(s) doing when you saw (them)?.(flying, feeding, nesting, roosting) __________
Which direction were they flying? _________________________
What kind of object were they roosting in? __________________
What were they eating? (blossoms, leaves, fruit, nuts etc.) ______________________________
If nesting where, what type of tree, young birds, other details? ___________________________
Please add any additional details you feel might help or if you have a story about your parrot encounter please share it.
Although it is not required, we would love to know who you are!
Phone # ________________________________
PLEASE EMAIL YOUR INFORMATION DIRECTLY TO parrotproject at hotmail.com
The California Parrot Project P.O. Box 153 Weldon, CA 93283-0153
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The new Parrot Project went on-line November 2, 2000.