Step 4: Reporting Form

Identifying and Reporting an Ivory-billed Woodpecker

After completing steps 1, 2, and 3, please provide as many details of your sighting as possible by filling out the online form:

» Click here to complete the online form

Thank you very much for documenting your sighting and sending it to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. We will read all reports submitted and will investigate each one to the extent that time and funds allow. Your observations are extremely important to the perseverence of this magnificent bird and the conservation of its habitat.

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