17 - MAY 2011 BIRD SIGHTINGS (ANGUS)

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Bob McCurley
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May 27th MOUNTAIN BIRDS

Postby Bob McCurley » Fri May 27, 2011 5:59 pm

May 27th 10am DOTTEREL 5 GOLDEN PLOVER 2 DUNLIN 3 RAVEN 3 RING OUZEL 2 WHEATEARS 5

SKYLARKS 2 MEADOW PIPITS 2 - RED GROUSE 4 All seen on a well known Angus Munro

Mickey Mellon
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Re: May 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mickey Mellon » Mon May 30, 2011 4:04 pm

30/05/2011 Elliot first sign of breeding Reed Bunting taking food into its nesting sight. Millpond nearby Swans with 2 new cygnetsw

Mickey Mellon
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Re: May 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mickey Mellon » Tue May 31, 2011 11:07 am

31/05/2011 Keptie Pond Arbroath 6 Cygents being closely guarded by parents, Condor East Blue Tits taking food into one of the new bird boxes put up this year, Kirkton Ind State roof 2 fledged Herring gull chicks. Oyester Catchers still on nests at Condor with 11 eggs

burnie
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Re: May 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby burnie » Tue May 31, 2011 8:59 pm

We have a large Tern colony on our factory roof in Montrose,normally they clean the roof of any debris in the early spring.This year it wasn't done,leaving nesting material,I think there must be at least a couple of dozen nesting pairs.

Charles Rough
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Re: May 2011 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Charles Rough » Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:19 am

the osprey with the blue band on its left leg was sitting in the tree next to the nest at balgavies on monday,it circled and flew very low over the nest before heading west,i had a female shovelar with 6 ducklings at kinnordy on monday,this is the first time i have seen shovelar young


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