15 - SEPTEMBER 2007 BIRD SIGHTINGS (ANGUS)

Past Bird & Wildlife Sightings Are Posted Here!

Moderator: Mark Caunt

User avatar
Bob McCurley
Posts: 485
Joined: Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:14 pm

Sunday Sept. 23rd. BRENT GEESE

Postby Bob McCurley » Sun Sep 23, 2007 10:05 pm

23RD. Sept. 1600hrs. BRENT GEESE ( Pale Bellied ) 2 only

MONIEFIETH BAY N.O. 505315

HarryB
Moderator
Posts: 409
Joined: Tue Jul 11, 2006 9:10 pm
Location: St Cyrus, Aberdeenshire
Contact:

White -tailed Sea Eagle (Erne) yesterday (Sunday)

Postby HarryB » Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:08 am

Once again, the eagle was found and seen to fly past the Wigeon Hide (heading approximately east) and then appeared to land in trees on the Kilrivie area of the north side of the Basin.
This was at approx 15.30 yesterday (Sunday).
Better to be helpful, than hurtful!

Neil Mitchell
Posts: 83
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2006 4:04 pm
Location: Montrose

Montrose Basin WT Eagle

Postby Neil Mitchell » Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:00 am

The WT Eagle is showing well again around the Lurgies perched in dead tree. 10.30-11.15 and still there

Neil Mitchell
Posts: 83
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2006 4:04 pm
Location: Montrose

Curlew sandpiper Montrose

Postby Neil Mitchell » Mon Sep 24, 2007 2:49 pm

There were two Curlew Sandpipers (juv) on the High tide roost at Rossie spit also 6 colour ringed Bk T Godwit plus plenty of Knot, Dunlin, Oystercatcher, Redshank and Curlew.
There were also an estimated 20,000+ geese at first light.

Neil Mitchell
Posts: 83
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2006 4:04 pm
Location: Montrose

Another WTE

Postby Neil Mitchell » Tue Sep 25, 2007 10:01 am

Hi all,
I've just been informed by Claire Smith of the RSPB that another WT eagle with the wing tag V has been sighted at Barnhead, so whenever possible please double check the letters seen on wingtags so we know which individual is concerned.
Birds have white tags on either wing.
Again in the first instance please let claire know( at eastscotlandseaeagles@rspb.org.uk ) but obviously we'd be very interested in local sightings at the cntre too.

User avatar
Nicola Main
Posts: 82
Joined: Thu Jul 13, 2006 9:05 pm
Location: Carnoustie

Pink-footed Geese

Postby Nicola Main » Wed Sep 26, 2007 12:27 pm

22 Pink-footed Geese flew over our house this morning heading in a west-southwesterly direction.

keith hendrie
Posts: 22
Joined: Fri Jul 14, 2006 3:48 pm
Contact:

Curlew Sandpiper

Postby keith hendrie » Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:51 am

Curlew sandpiper still present at Mops pool.

HarryB
Moderator
Posts: 409
Joined: Tue Jul 11, 2006 9:10 pm
Location: St Cyrus, Aberdeenshire
Contact:

Re: Curlew Sandpiper at Mops Pool

Postby HarryB » Thu Sep 27, 2007 9:14 am

Where is Mops Pool for the Curlew Sandpiper, PLEASE?
Better to be helpful, than hurtful!

Alan Leitch

Loch of Kinnordy RSPB Reserve - Various

Postby Alan Leitch » Thu Sep 27, 2007 12:56 pm

27/09/2007

Gadwall - 75, Wigeon - 55, Pochard - 5, Coot - 5, Teal - 25, Tufted Duck -2, Lapwing - 12, Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1, Heron - 3 and still a few Swallows hawking flies over the fields...

25/09/2007

Barn Owl - Road casualty near Burrelton, nr Perth.

24/09/2007

Guillemot on the footpath to Kirriemuir at the Sluice!! Still alive just.

User avatar
Bob McCurley
Posts: 485
Joined: Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:14 pm

sept.27th. SLAV.GREBE , BONXIE. LONG TAILED DUCKS

Postby Bob McCurley » Thu Sep 27, 2007 8:05 pm

27TH SEPT. 1330HRS. SLAVONIAN GREBE 1 , GREAT SKUA 1,
4 LONG TAILED DUCKS ( first of Autumn )

IN Lunan /Bay from A.D.B.C.Hide n/o. 688510

Also in Bay -- Common and Velvet Scoter , Wigeon , Teal , and 3 Little Gulls , and 1 Great Crested Grebe .

RAB
Posts: 39
Joined: Fri Jul 21, 2006 1:23 pm

LIttle Auk

Postby RAB » Thu Sep 27, 2007 9:33 pm

2 Little Auk past Arbroath this afternoon. Also 4 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Manx, 1 Arctic Skua.

keith hendrie
Posts: 22
Joined: Fri Jul 14, 2006 3:48 pm
Contact:

Mops pool

Postby keith hendrie » Thu Sep 27, 2007 10:59 pm

Mops pool is where the boats are in front of Rossie spit.

RAB
Posts: 39
Joined: Fri Jul 21, 2006 1:23 pm

storm petrel

Postby RAB » Fri Sep 28, 2007 9:44 am

1 Storm Petrel north past Arbroath this morning.
Also 5 Sooties, 4 Manxies and 2 Bonxies in half an hour.

Neil Mitchell
Posts: 83
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2006 4:04 pm
Location: Montrose

Pinks at Montrose

Postby Neil Mitchell » Fri Sep 28, 2007 2:12 pm

Did a goose count at first light this morning, there c26,600 Pinks on the reserve and 32 Barnies.
The WTE was seen last night but it's not been showing so frequently on the reserve in the past few days.

HarryB
Moderator
Posts: 409
Joined: Tue Jul 11, 2006 9:10 pm
Location: St Cyrus, Aberdeenshire
Contact:

Barred Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat Fishtown of Usan

Postby HarryB » Fri Sep 28, 2007 4:17 pm

A visiting birder is 95% certain he and his parents had a Barred Warbler today at Fishtown of Usan. They also definitely saw a Lesser Whitethroat there at the same time (Friday 13.00)
Better to be helpful, than hurtful!

HarryB
Moderator
Posts: 409
Joined: Tue Jul 11, 2006 9:10 pm
Location: St Cyrus, Aberdeenshire
Contact:

Barred Warbler confirmed at Fishtown of Usan

Postby HarryB » Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:27 pm

Hughie Bell confirmed the identity of the Barred Warbler at 17.30 and also informed that a Sabine's Gull was seen off the Angus coast today. (Source not given)
Better to be helpful, than hurtful!

User avatar
Bob McCurley
Posts: 485
Joined: Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:14 pm

Sept. 29th SABINES GULL - SOOTIES --- BARRED WARBLER

Postby Bob McCurley » Sat Sep 29, 2007 6:43 pm

29th Sept. 1430hrs. SABINES GULL JUV.1 NTH.
BARRED WARBLER 1
AND SOOTIE SHEARWATERS 3 NTH.

FISHTOWN OF USAN -- N.O. 726 546

BARRED WARBLER IN SYCAMORES GOING DOWN LEFT HAND TRACK TO BEACH AREA .

User avatar
Mark Caunt
Site Admin
Posts: 1824
Joined: Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:38 am
Location: Auchmithie
Contact:

Sunday 30th September 2007 - Barred Warbler

Postby Mark Caunt » Sun Sep 30, 2007 4:52 pm

Date & Time: Sunday 30th September 2007 - 3:30pm
Species: Barred Warbler
Location: Barred Warbler present still (but skulking) at Fishtown of Usan at 3:30pm at least.
In the first clump of Sycamore Trees nearest the car park and on the left of the path leading to the beach.

User avatar
Dave Adam
Posts: 104
Joined: Thu Jul 27, 2006 9:29 pm
Location: Brechin
Contact:

Sea Eagle

Postby Dave Adam » Sun Sep 30, 2007 6:52 pm

Unconfirmed report of a sighting to the East of Brechin in open farmland.

Alan Leitch

Loch of Kinnordy RSPB Reserve - Various

Postby Alan Leitch » Sun Sep 30, 2007 8:41 pm

30/09/2007
Brent Goose (1) Pale belly over with 500ish Pink-feet at 1820hrs

also seen today Peregrine, Shoveler (8), Gadwall (50+) Snipe (10)

29/09/2007
Grey Plover - Single seen /heard flying around reserve - LOST!

White-tailed Eagle - A bird has been hanging around the area between Glamis and Meigle the last 10 days approx. Seems quite mobile.

Montrose Basin 30/09/2007

Short-eared Owl (2) by Shelduck Hide
Black-tailed Godwits (27) Colour-ringed in the last week - Sightings to Neil please.


Return to “Past Records - 2006 to 2007”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest