Submit your sightings
Whether you are resident or a visitor to the Isle of Man, we welcome your bird reports. Please read the following guidance:
- If Location not listed: Select "Unlisted" (type "unl" in 'Location' field to find this), then enter the six-figure grid reference for your location in the 'Grid ref' field, then describe your location in the 'Details' field.
- If Species not listed: Select "Unlisted" (type "unl" in the 'Species' field to find this), then state species name in the 'Details' field.
- Rare/scarce species*: An asterisk is shown after the names of species/sub-species for which a written description is required by the Manx Bird Records Committee.
- Rare/scarce breeding birds: Please submit these, but note that records of sensitive breeding birds during the nesting season will not be published in the public sightings list.
- Sensitive records (e.g. private location, concerns about disturbance): Tick the 'Do not display record on noticeboard' checkbox to ensure confidentiality.
- Feedback: Queries? Suggestions? Errors? Corrections? Want a new location added? Please email 'observations[at]manxbirdlife[dot]im'. Thank you.
Quick links: 'Sensitive' breeding species and nesting periods. Reporting rare and scarce species (inc. Description Form).
Obtain grid references using GridReferenceFinder.com. How locations and grid references are compiled.
Agilitas Ltd, Bold Consultancy Ltd, Tesco Bags of Help, Garry Curtis, David Dunn, Natalie Garrett, Wendy Gawne, Pete Hadfield, Anne Kaye, Chris Lo Bao, Allen Moore, Richard Norris, Carolyn Rawson, Richard Selman, Jenny Shanley, Chris Sharpe, Michelle Storton, Janet Thompson, John Thorpe, David Wright.