To facilitate access to published accounts
of the New York State Avian Records Committee (NYSARC), we
make our annual reports available on this website.
As a cautionary note, typographical errors may have crept in during
the transfer of these reports to the electronic format. If
you notice any errors, please
, so that we can make the necessary corrections.
Here are some links that will help you in your reporting of rare
Documentation should be submitted to the New York State Avian Records
Gary Chapin, Secretary for NYSARC
125 Pine Springs Drive
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 or email:
& Decisions Listed by Species
A complete list of of all reports (currently totaling over 1700)
submitted to and reviewed by NYSARC since its inception, including
species, date, county, status, publication date, and, for accepted
The ultimate aim of NYSARC is to facilitate a
better understanding of the New York State avifauna. We hope
this web database will prove useful and interesting to researchers
and birders alike. By improving access to past records, we hope
to encourage more observers to submit their own current observations.
NYSARC - Summary of Decisions
Check out the links on this page to see information
on past rarities and to see how you, too, can get involved!