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Re: AUGUST 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:43 pm

AGV:
Friday 24th August:
Easthaven, 2 Ruff on rocks by wooden bridge at 12.30.
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AGV:
Friday 24th August:
Easthaven adult Med Gull on rocks by wooden bridge with one green and one metal ring at 12.50.
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Re: AUGUST 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:59 pm

Barry Buddon, 24/8/2018.

On the beach north of Lighthouse,1 Golden Plover, 17 Grey Plover in breeding plumage, circa 150 Terns including 1 Roseate (photographed), 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, Sanderlings, Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Oystercatchers and Curlews.

Near the Lighthouses, a female Kestrel chasing a smaller raptor, possibly a Merlin or small male Kestrel, also 6 Wheatear and 3 elsewhere. Many Swallows going south but juveniles which looked just fledged being fed on the Golf Links boundary, Range Hut.

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Carnoustie Bay viewed from Barry Buddon -Skuas !

Postby Bob McCurley » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:11 pm

Today Sunday 26th From Seawatching Carnoustie Bay from Barry Buddon - 2 GREAT SKUAS >S and 1 DARK PHASE ARCTIC SKUA chasing Terns

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Re: AUGUST 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:04 pm

AGV:
Saturday 25th August:
1 Bonxie flying North - Fishtown of Usan 1430. 1 Arctic Skua chasing Kittiwakes from Fishtown of Usan 1435
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Re: AUGUST 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby gus guthrie » Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:15 pm

Fishtown of Usan.

Pretty quiet this afternoon with only 3 Bonxies flying north being the highlight.

An adult Mediterranean Gull at Arbroath at the shingle out from the childrens playpark with a green Darvik . ASHA

Lintrathen loch this morning still had a Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 27 Dunlin and over 30 Snipe.
2 Osprey also present.

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Re: AUGUST 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:06 am

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Monday 27th August:
1 Arctic Skua, light phase, harassing Kittiwakes. Lunan Bay, 4pm.
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Re: AUGUST 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:06 pm

Pale-bellied Brent Goose still on Montrose Basin at Tayock today.
97 Black-tailed Godwits at Rossie Spit.
Purple Sandpiper on breakwater at Inchcape Park Arbroath for a second day, was flushed from the beach roost near the third seat today by dogs.

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Re: AUGUST 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:20 pm

AGV:
Thursday 30th August:
Adult Med Gull (not ringed) flew from pitch and putt to B&Q roof at West Links, Arbroath. 1607. Alex Shepherd

Little Gull Arbroath esplanade on rocks behind Chalmers cinema at 2.45pm
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