4 - APRIL 2018 BIRD SIGHTINGS (ANGUS)

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby KDO » Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:13 pm

Sorry late post. Will do any before the appropriate thread is locked, in future.

March
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Clatterin’ Brig, Fettercairn
1 x Red Kite.

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby gus guthrie » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:03 pm

Angus Glens today.

Cuckoo calling
male Merlin hunting
House Martin
18 Black Grouse
5 Wheatear

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:21 pm

AGV:
Monday 23rd April:
Murton Farm, Green Sandpiper & LR Plover, car park hide on small islands near Swan nest.
Art Sangster

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:07 pm

AGV:
Wednesday 25th April:
red neck grebe in winter plumage towards north end of Lunan Bay 1pm. Iceland gull still at Arbroath Esplanade.
GMS

AGV:
Wednesday 25th April:
Red-necked grebe still at north end of Lunan Bay. 5.30pm.
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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby JulieBardner » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:43 pm

Thursday 26th April
2 Whimbrel at Kinnordy, Gullery Hide. 12.00 pm
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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mark Caunt » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:50 am

AGV:
Thursday 26th April:
Whimbrel on bogbean at Kinnordy loch 6.30am & wheatear at west end of loch.
Gus Guthrie

Also received:
Pair l.r.plover showing well from car park hide on gravel island to right/ rear of swan nest. Also chiffchaff and willow warbler. 15:45. Dave b.

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Craigmill and Easthaven

Postby Alex Shepherd » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:30 pm

At least two Whimbrel with small flock of Curlews near Craigmill Burn mouth this afternoon. Also and uncommon there one Black-tailed Godwit with 40 Redshank, 30 Turnstone, 6 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 5 Sandwich Terns, 12 Curlew, Shelducks, Wigeon, Cormorants, 21 Great Black-backed Gulls and 1 Purple Sandpiper.

Inchcape Park, Arbroath. Still about 8 Purple Sandpipers with Turnstones, Cormorants and Gulls on the breakwater.

Victoria Park, Arbroath. Iceland Gull still there.

Angus Glens earlier this week, Redstart, Whinchat, Black Grouse, Common Sandpipers, House Martins, Swallows and Sand Martins

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby David Caplen » Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:52 pm

Two White Wagtails in ploughed field between Loch of Kinnordy and B951 8:30pm Friday 27th April

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mickey Mellon » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:32 am

28th April late entry 2 Willow Warblers at Keptie Pond yesterday

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby gus guthrie » Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:49 pm

Kinnordy Loch 4.30pm

Wood Sandpiper on bogbean from Gullery Hide
also 3 Whoopers on loch this morning.

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Murton Reserve -Forfar - Saturday 28th April

Postby Bob McCurley » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:36 pm

MURTON RESERVE FORFAR 28TH - 2 LITTLE PLOVERS- 2 GADWALL - 2 LAPWINGS -4 OYSTERCATCHERS-2 MUTE SWANS 1 MAGPIE- 2 SWALLOWS PLUS
36 HERRING GULLS !-16 BLACK HEADED GULLS - 2 GREAT BLACK BACKED GULLS- 1 LESSER YELLOW LEGGED GULL-

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Mickey Mellon » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:26 am

Sun 29 April 0830. 2 Sedge Warblers in Elliot reed beds. 1 is in golf club side so beware golf balls.

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Re: APRIL 2018 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Postby Alex Shepherd » Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:42 pm

Green Sandpiper still on car park pond at Murton, 1441 hrs April 30th 2018. Beware there's also a Common Sandpiper around, both seen close together but couldn't get them both in a photo! Also Shelducks, Gadwall, Shoveler, Teal, Wigeon, Mallard, Tufted, Lapwing, Redshank, Sedge Warbler, Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler singing. No Sand Martins see at all anywhere on the reserve.

Still 15 Purple Sandpipers on the breakwater at Inchcape Park, Arbroath at high tide.


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