All records of rare and scarce species submitted to the Society are considered by the KOS Rarity Panel before being accepted for publication in the Kent Bird Report.
If the record is being submitted as a photograph, it would be helpful if the observer could complete this form to support the record
All British Birds rarities require descriptions and will be assessed by the British Rare Birds Panel. http://www.bbrc.org.uk/submit-a-sighting
Additionally the following scarce species in Kent will require descriptions in order to be considered
by the KOS Rarity Panel.
BBRC Rarities Committee
Blyth’s Reed warbler
Red flanked Bluetail
Black winged Stilt
Black-crowned Night Heron
American Golden Plover
White-winged Black Tern
In addition descriptions should be submitted for rare subspecies such as Black Brant,
Greenland White-fronted Goose, Kumlein’s Gull, Grey-headed Wagtail, Northern Long-
tailed Tit and Siberian Chiffchaff