Report a casual sighting or visit to a site, for the benefit of others who might wish to know what’s flying at the moment, by completing this form. These sightings are not vetted and are not automatically treated as scientific records.

* Required fields

  • A snappy, single-line title for your sighting, shown above the main text.
  • What did you see and where did you see it? Would you like others to verify your sighting? NB! Don't specify the site if the species is sensitive or if the site is on private land.
  • The sighting date. (Sightings are ordered in the list by this date.)
    Date Format: YYYY dash MM dash DD
  • County or UK region, selected from the list.
  • Please enter the initials of the person who was there, without full stops.
  • Please enter the name of the person who was there. This is not made public.
  • Optional. We don't currently offer the facility to upload photos of your sightings but if you can make them available elsewhere (e.g. Flickr or Instagram) then please add a direct link here.
  • Please supply your email address so that we can contact you about the sighting if necessary. Your email will not be shown with the details of the sighting on the website.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


Title image: Keeled-Skimmer by Iain Leach