Monk Parakeet Sighting Report Form

Help us learn more about Monk Parakeets in North America and fill out this form if you have seen (or heard) Monk Parakeets. Remember that the more specific you can be, the more helpful the information will be to naturalists, scientists, and lawmakers.

Contact Information:

     Your First Name:        
     Your Last Name:         
     Your Email Address:     


Sighting Information:

Bird Count:

How many Monk Parakeets did you see? (or your best guess)

     1-6 birds
     7-12 birds
     12-20 birds
     20-30 birds
     30-40 birds
     More than 40 birds
     Specific Count: 

Location & Time of Day:
Where did the sighting take place?

     City:   

     State:  (2 letter abbreviation, please)

     Specific Location & Time of Day:


Activities:
Which of the following activities did you oberve the birds doing? Check all that apply.
(If you check a box by mistake, just click it again to uncheck it.)
   Nest Building
   Carrying sticks or twigs
   Perching on a nest
   Perching on a power line
   Perching in a tree
   Preening
   Grooming another bird
   Flying
   Mating
   Chasing/fighting other Monk Parakeets
   Chasing/fighting other species
   General feeding (bushes, trees, etc.)*
   Ground feeding*
   Feeding at a backyard feeder*

     Other activities: 


Nest Number and Locations:

How many nests did you see? (The basic structure, not the nest holes.)

   1
   2
   3
   4
   5
   6
   Other: 
How many nest holes (total amongst all the nests) were you able to count (There can be more than one for each nest structure.)?
   1
   2
   3
   4
   5
   6
   Other: 
If you saw any nests, please check which of the following structures the nests were located.
   Tree
      Type of tree (if you know it):  
   Power pole
   Power pole with transformer
   Power company substation
   Telephone pole
   Other
   Describe other: 

Additional Comments:


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