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11 - NOVEMBER 2018 BIRD SIGHTINGS (ANGUS)

Postby Mark Caunt » Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:24 pm

Angus Bird Sightings for NOVEMBER 2018

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:15 pm

Mixed flock of around 30 Twite and Linnets on the Wigeon Hide track, afternoon 1/11/2018. 2 Short-eared Owls seen by wildfowlers on 31/10/2018 near the hide, not found today by 1700.

Green Sandpiper and Greenland White-fronted Goose still at Murton and Balgavies.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/137390807@N03/45622218872/in/dateposted-public/ Video near to sunset of the Twite (and Linnets)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/137390807@N03/45622229202/in/dateposted-public/ Likely the best view I'll get of the Greenland White-fronted Goose

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:22 am

AGV:
Friday 2nd November:
Approx 12 Waxwings at Lower Craigo Street, Montrose 09.00.
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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Andrew Glaysher » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:58 am

7 waxwings still in lower craigo street 8.45am

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby gus guthrie » Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:54 pm

Kinnordy Loch
Bittern from Gullery Hide. 9.30am
male Bearded Tit from Gullery Hide. 1pm
3 Red Kite
3 Pintail
8 Whooper Swan
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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby gus guthrie » Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:58 pm

Kirrie Hill 2pm

At least a dozen Waxwings in big sycamore tree between Grampian Crescent and Kirrie Hill, also large mixed flock of Fieldfares and Redwings with several Waxwings among them feeding on rowan trees on road up to Pavilion and also in Cemetery.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alan Mowat » Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:08 pm

3 adult and one cygnet whooper swans in the stubble at morphie. 4\11\18
Also approx 20 waxwings flying around at gannochy bridge.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:43 pm

AGV:
Tuesday 6th November:
12 bearded tits at Kinnordy loch and 15 waxwings in Kirriemuir between Health centre and Den. Seen by visiting Bird Group this morning.
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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:53 pm

Date & Time:Wednesday 7th November 2018 - 12:30pm
Species: Waxwing
Details: At least 19x Waxwings at 12:30pm on tall conifers down Glebe Court, Kirriemuir.
Single Red kite between Westmuir and Airlie, later in the afternoon.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:20 pm

AGV:
Saturday 10th November:
Great grey shrike in montreathmont forest, from track 300m past ADBC hide.
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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:01 pm

Date & Time:Sunday 11th November 2018 - 12:15pm
Species: Waxwing
Details: At least 5x Waxwings at 12:15pm on Rowan Trees, Morrison’s Roundabout, Arbroath.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:22 pm

AGV:
Sunday 11th November:
Great grey shrike still in Montreathmont Forest along track north of Bird Club Hide. Moving around as it's being mobbed.
Eric McCabe

AGV:
Sunday 11th November:
6 Waxwings at top of Causewayend, Coupar Angus, 1-20pm.
Kenny Grant

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Andrew Glaysher » Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:29 pm

Montrose Basin VC today, 11am to 2pm:

6 Greenshank,
4 Goosander,
2 Barnacle Geese
5 Snipe,
1 Water Rail,
2 Little Egrets
5 Grey Herons,
1 Bullfinch,
Flock of Golden Plover in distance
150+ Lapwing

also 6 whooper swans in field beside A92 near Lunan Bay turnoff later.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:47 pm

AGV:
Monday 12th November:
At least 5x Waxwings in Rowans at Morrison’s Roundabout, Arbroath at 9:05am.
MCau

AGV:
Monday 12th November:
3x Waxwings in Park Wynd, Dundee University at 09:35.
Keith Edwards

AGV:
Monday 12th November:
Hoopoe at the Back of Rossie Island, Montrose near the Rail Bridge 10.50
Ron Mitchell

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Monday 12th November:
Great Grey Shrike just beyond ADBC hide, Montreathmont. 13.10pm
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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:09 pm

Great Grey Shrike seen again this morning, 0910, at Montreathmont just up the track from the hide. 20 Crossbills from near the start of the track, Bullfinches, Yellowhammers, Linnets, Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, Buzzards, Great Spotted Woodpecker and Siskins.

White-tailed Eagle adult over Kinnordy this afternoon, flew towards Glamis and the coast. Also, 2 Red Kites, 2 Buzzards and a male Sparrowhawk.

Green Sandpiper still at Murton, often on the car park pond/puddle next to the viewpoint on the track to the Stewart Hide. Approaching will flush it to the far side as will noise anywhere nearby.

No sign of White-fronted Goose at Balgavies but most Greylags also absent.

Photos and videos here if you feel the need, https://aberbrothock.blogspot.co.uk

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:28 pm

AGV:
Wednesday 14th November:
Hoopoe still present at the back of Rossie island, near the path under the rail bridge, Montrose. 10:15
Simon Ritchie

AGV:
Wednesday 14th November:
Hoopoe still present at back of Rossie island this morning. 11.15am.
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November 14th Hoopoe at Montrose Rossie Island 12-30pm

Postby Bob McCurley » Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:36 pm

Wednesday November 14th -HOOPOE still present at Rossie Island - just before Bridge at 12-30 pm

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:45 pm

AGV:
Thursday 15th November:
Great Grey Shrike still at Montreathmont, but has spent all morning at the Forfar side, 300yds from the track. 13:20.
John Clark

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:01 pm

9 Bearded Tits reported from Gullery hide at 1200.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Andrew Glaysher » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:01 pm

I found a camera or phone charger usb cable on the track at montreathmont today. Pm me if it's yours.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Ron Mitchell » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:36 pm

Hoopoe still at Montrose Basin, Rossie Island

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby ian currie » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:09 pm

Flock of 20 waxwings on Broomfield road Montrose at entrance to industrial estate.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:58 pm

Great Grey Shrike as yet not reported as seen today, Friday. Various people were looking throughout the day and I was there till dusk

Green Sandpiper remaining and active at Murton from the car park hide.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby John Fuller » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:10 pm

Great Grey Shrike seen on top of pine at end of track this morning, at roughly 8.45. Flew off into the distance to the back of the forest.
Hoopoe showing well at Montrose till 2pm.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:27 pm

AGV:
Sunday 18th November:
Flock of 25-30 waxwings at the top of newhame road - Montrose.
Simon Ritchie

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:56 pm

Murton NR, Forfar. 23/11/2018

Two Green Sandpipers this morning, five Magpies and 5 Roe Deer, all on the car park scrape which was showing signs of the water rising. It will take a lot more rain though to become a pond again.

Previously filmed Green Sandpiper video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LfgNwMgCTk

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby gus guthrie » Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:50 pm

Lintrathen loch 11am

A group of 16 Crossbills feeding near the new Hide.

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25th NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby joncook » Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:05 pm

Report on BirdGuides of Spotted Redshank from hide at Invergowrie Nature Park at 13:11 Sunday 25th
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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:27 pm

AGV:
Sunday 25th November:
Spotted Redshank, on Dundee side of water pipe at Riverside Nature Park. 12.10pm
Jonathan Pattullo

AGV:
Sunday 25th November:
Green Sandpiper, Monikie N.. Pond. Also male pintail amongst bunch of mallards in rocks at West bank, N.Pond.
Valerie Jamieson

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:34 pm

Forfar Loch, 26/11/2018.

80 Goldeneye, 56 Goosander, 8 Wigeon, 12 Gadwall, 6 Little Grebe, 11 Magpie, 9 Bullfinch, 28 Tufted Duck, Mallard, Mute Swan, 16 Redwing, Tree Sparrow and Coots. "Otters seen often" reports from walkers including juveniles.

Murton NR, 1 Green Sandpiper (possibly 2) 1 Redshank, from Car Park Hide. White-fronted Goose with Greylags from Gladstone Hide.

Waxwings reported at Junction of Newton Road and Carlogie Road, Carnoustie, by grand-daughter and Birdguides.

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Re: NOVEMBER 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:25 pm

AGV:
Friday 30th November:
pale bellied brent goose at Arbroath esplanade by old seage pipe. 2.28pm.
GMS


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