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WILDLIFE SIGHTINGS 2017

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Wildlife Sightings for 2017
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Red Admiral Butterfly

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One Red Admiral flying in a garden in Carlogie Road, Carnoustie today.
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Small Tortoiseshell at Trottick Ponds,Dundee.
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Saw a fox wandering around Arbroath on Queens Drive between Pleasureland and Jumping Joeys at 10pm, Friday 24th February.
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Approximately 10 dolphins (Bottle-nose i think)heading North. Two or three briefly approximately 50 -75metres from shore.
Elliott beach. 4.30pm.
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Got the full Angus Reptile set today at the banks of Loch Lee

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Found an exhausted Common Blue Damselfly on a path on south side of Montrose today (19th June) Jim Carter
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Humpback whale feeding off of St Cyrus beach for 2nd day.
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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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AGV:
Friday 15th September:
Humpback Whale off Fishtown of Usan from 10 to 10.25am at least. Also 2 arctic skuas and sooty shearwater.
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Saturday 25th November 2017 - Hedgehog

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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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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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