15 - MARCH 2011 BIRD SIGHTINGS (ANGUS)

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27th MARCH 2011 Magpie Barnhill

Postby joncook » Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:52 pm

First Magpie in 27 years from our garden in Barnhill this afternoon.
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Bob McCurley
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March 27th LITTLE GULL- CHIFFCHAFFS - SAND MARTINS

Postby Bob McCurley » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:47 pm

March 27th 9-45am. LITTLE GULLS 4 - SAND MARTINS 3 On Island Pond Monikie Country Park

March 27th 11-30am. CHIFF CHAFFS 3 -GREEN WOODPECKER - GREAT SPOT ' WOODPECKER - GOLDCRESTS - TREE SPARROW - BRAMBLING - BULLFINCH- LITTLE GREBE - All seen at CROMBIE COUNTRY PARK ON THE RSPB OUTING TODAY

March 27th 12-30pm CHIFFCHAFF - WOODCOCK - SPARROW HAWK - KESTREL - BUZZARDS -
Highlights seen at Montreatmont Forest today -

March 27th 1350hrs. GADWALL 2 ( Unusual on Basin ) GREENSHANK 1 PINTAIL - SCAUP- GREAT CRESTED GREBE - Highlights seen from Visitors Centre Montrose Basin today

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby burnie » Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:27 pm

Collared Doves quite common in Inverkeilor,daily visitors to our bird feeders.

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MARCH 27th - PF Geese

Postby Grant Balfour » Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:51 pm

About 1630, there were several thousand Pinkfoot Geese heading north over the A90 between Brechin & Stracathro.
Unable to count them as I was driving down the road at the time.....

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby gus guthrie » Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:10 pm

Black grouse, Red Grouse, Merlin + loads of Curlew, Snipe and Lapwing up the glens today. Other birds were Mistle & Song Thrush, Kestrel, Little Grebe.
Plenty Meadow Pipits around too.

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby STEVEW98 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:59 am

Sunday 27th March

Barry Buddon ,only 1 magpie again , 1 short eared owl, skylarks , buzzards , reed bunting and a tree pipit.

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Glen Esk

Postby Dave Adam » Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:01 am

Upper Glen Esk;

Golden Eagle #1
Wheatears #5

Ring Ouzel #1 song
Whooper Swan #9

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mickey Mellon » Mon Mar 28, 2011 4:04 pm

28 March 2011 Condor East 626430 first returning Chiff Chaff sing in rowan trees by small pond. Between Letham Grange and RM Condor getting lots of Songthrushes singing and Great Spotted Woodpeckers hammering away. A male Tufted Duck has turned up at Condor East in large flooded area so am hoping a female will arrive sometime

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Allan Hall » Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:57 am

Kinnordy male Osprey back this morning at 10 am.

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mickey Mellon » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:23 pm

29/03/201` Condor east 626430 Woodcock, hoping it stays around to breed, female Brambling, no sign of male but hoping

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Ian Hay » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:29 pm

A flock of 30 to 40 Golden Plover 1/2 a mile of Tannadice this morning. Also lots of singing Skylarks.

Ian

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby stevendoig » Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:10 pm

Long Tail Duck still showing well on east side of Balgavies this morning. Also at least two Chiff Chaff.

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March 29th OSPREYS - WHEATEAR - SAND MARTINS

Postby Bob McCurley » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:13 pm

March 29th 10-30am. WHEATEAR Male 1 On Balintore Road NO.289590 ( Eat my Hat site ! )

March 29th 12.00 OSPREY 1 At Loch of Kinnordy RSPB Reserve

March 29th 8am OSPREY 1 At Balgavies Loch - but it found Greylag occupying Eyrie !

March 29th 1400hrs SLAVONIAN GREBES 2 At Lunan Bay from Redcastle Hide

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March 29th SAND MARTINS

Postby Bob McCurley » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:15 pm

REF. MY PREVIOUS POST - March 29th 12noon SAND MARTINS 2 At Loch of Kinnordy

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Wheatear - Glen Clova

Postby Grant Balfour » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:21 pm

10am at Rottal in Glen Clova - male Wheatear perched on a fencepost.

An early morning cycle trip round Glen Clova came up with lots of Oystercatcher, Lapwing, Pied Wagtail, etc (about 30 species) but the highlight was the Wheatear.

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Re: MARCH 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Charles Rough » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:07 am

1 female stonechat on top of lundie craggs monday 28th,3 meadow pipits /5 fieldfares/1 raven

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Re: Wheatear - Glen Clova

Postby Dave Adam » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:49 pm

Grant Balfour wrote:10am at Rottal in Glen Clova - male Wheatear perched on a fencepost.

An early morning cycle trip round Glen Clova came up with lots of Oystercatcher, Lapwing, Pied Wagtail, etc (about 30 species) but the highlight was the Wheatear.


Worth keeping an eye out for Dotterel flocks waiting to go up into the high hills. Brechin bird watcher George Crighton recorded seeing a flock of 50 Dotts in a field near the river in Clova - I think in late April many years ago!


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