The form on this page is designed for reporting colour-banded American Goldfinches and House Finches, as shown in the photos below. If you have observed other species with colour bands (or other markings), please report them directly to the Bird Banding Laboratory.
A House Finch from our study wearing a colour band (left), and a closer view of the band (right).
Report A Bird Form:
Your observations matter! Please help us by completing and sending this short form. To search the map, input an address, postal/zip code, or coordinates then press the Enter key - notice every time the center of the map is changed the latitude and longitude fields are updated. Zoom in to a value of 14 or 15 and drag the map so the pointer gives us accurate co-ordinates.