Records committee

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The Editorial and Records Committee is responsible for:


Collating and entering records of bird sightings in Kent onto the society’s database

Assessing descriptions of KOS rarities (see Rare birds to consider)

Forwarding descriptions of nationally rare birds to the BBRC (British BirdsRarities Committee).

Selecting records quarterly for publication in the KOS News

Analysing records for the Kent Bird Report

Preparing and publishing the annual Kent Bird Report

Providing records to approved organisations for conservation purposes

Submitting rare breeding bird records to the national Rare Breeding Bird Panel

Providing scarce migrant records for analysis by individuals appointed by British Birds

Committee Membership

County Recorder and Chairman: Barry Wright, 6 Hatton Close, Northfleet, DA11 8SD

Telephone: 01474 320918        ">

Secretary: Alan Fossey,  8 Nore Close, Darland, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 3DG

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Archivist: Robin Mace, 4 Dexter Close, Kennington, Ashford, Kent. TN25 4QG

Dungeness Bird Observatory Representative: John Clements, 43 St Peter’s Road, Ditton, Maidstone ME20 6PF   Telephone: 01732 841216

Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory Representative: Ian Hodgson

Committee members: Dave Walker, Chris Hindle, Richard Collins, Malcolm Mcvail and Andy Appleton