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WILDLIFE SIGHTINGS 2017

Postby Mark Caunt » Sat Dec 31, 2016 4:04 pm

Wildlife Sightings for 2017

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Red Admiral Butterfly

Postby Alex Shepherd » Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:34 pm

One Red Admiral flying in a garden in Carlogie Road, Carnoustie today.

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Postby Jean Cobb » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:29 pm

Small Tortoiseshell at Trottick Ponds,Dundee.

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Postby richardblackburn » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:29 am

Saw a fox wandering around Arbroath on Queens Drive between Pleasureland and Jumping Joeys at 10pm, Friday 24th February.

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Postby Neil Black » Sun Apr 16, 2017 6:09 pm

Approximately 10 dolphins (Bottle-nose i think)heading North. Two or three briefly approximately 50 -75metres from shore.
Elliott beach. 4.30pm.
Sunday 16th April

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Postby stevendoig » Wed May 17, 2017 5:26 pm

Got the full Angus Reptile set today at the banks of Loch Lee

Common Lizard
Slow Worm
Adder

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Postby Jim Carter » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:18 pm

Found an exhausted Common Blue Damselfly on a path on south side of Montrose today (19th June) Jim Carter

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Postby gus guthrie » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:52 pm

Humpback whale feeding off of St Cyrus beach for 2nd day.

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Postby Alex Shepherd » Sat Aug 26, 2017 11:21 am

A Red Fox, thought to be a young male catching Bank Voles at the Lurgies on Friday 25/8/2017. First seen carrying what looked like a young Water Rail.

Photos and link to video of a vole's demise on my blog, https://aberbrothock.blogspot.co.uk/

Common Lizards sunning at various places on St Cyrus NNR on Thursday 24/8/2017

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Postby Mark Caunt » Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:58 pm

AGV:
Friday 15th September:
Humpback Whale off Fishtown of Usan from 10 to 10.25am at least. Also 2 arctic skuas and sooty shearwater.
GMS

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Saturday 25th November 2017 - Hedgehog

Postby Mark Caunt » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:02 pm

Date & Time: Saturday 25th November 2017 - 2:30pm
Species: Hedgehog
Details: A mid afternoon Hedgehog in my back garden, Auchmithie. 1st one Ive seen in my garden and at this unusual time for many a year. Stocking up for hibernation?

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Postby Alex Shepherd » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:55 pm

Date & Time: Friday 8th December 2017 - 1440 hrs

Species: Common Seal. (Barry confirmed my original and changed ID, it's a Common Seal. I'd discounted it even though the nostrils were correct given Common Seals give birth in summer).

Details: Common Seal pup sitting on rocks close in as the tide rose at Westhaven, fairly approachable, looks in good condition, might stay around? I can't find a definitive document on seal ID on the web.

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