Otherwise, be very judicious in using this technique – frequent, constant audio playback is known to be disruptive to many species, common and rare.While birding alone, I saw what I think was a Bohemian Waxwing, mixed in with some Cedar Waxwings.It appeared to be grayer, looked a little bigger, but it was pretty far away, and I never saw the undertail. Do what you can to get a better look, call your birding friends to get other sets of eyes on the bird, etc.

They prefer to have one standard for countability, and mentioned that the decision to count the species in that situation is up to the birder.

Can I count that European Goldfinch that occasionally shows up at our feeders?

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Documenting a bird adds to that literature, even if your documentation is not accepted by the IORC.

Within this broad question, there are several subcategories, such as the look-alike species problem, or addressing a sighting of a dramatically out-of-season species; for example, a Yellow Warbler in January, or a Black Vulture in Stephenson County, far north of its normal range. Common sense is the best screener in your decision to document. Historic District Coffeehouse, 1699 Iowa Street, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Dubuque, Chris Ross - Solo, 7 - p.m.” It’s amazing – Steve has the look, the moves, and the sound of Rod...If it’s a relatively common species in an expected location, sure, go ahead and count it.However, be very cautious when making an ID based on sound, especially if it’s a Review List species, or a species far out of season or out of its normal range and habitat. Over the past 4 years Jake has played shows in 15 states...