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Graham Ewen
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Eagle Owl

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The Dundee eagle owl was sitting high up in fir trees viwed from the lock up garages in Graham Terrace this afternoon.
gus guthrie
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Kirriemuir waxwings.

Post by gus guthrie »

8 waxwings in trees at the junction of Cortachy Road & Woodend Drive today, early afternoon. 120+ Bramblings at Cassieend Smiddy on Kinnordy estate feeding on beech mast.
2 Green Woodpeckers, Jays, Siskins, GS Woodpecker and Woodcock at Lintrathen Loch this afternoon.
srgreen
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Forfar Loch Sun 29th Jan 2012

Post by srgreen »

2nd winter Iceland Gull again tonight, off Sailing Club, looks like the same individual that was at the east end of the loch a couple of nights ago. SRG
Susan Swankie
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Re: JANUARY 2012 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Post by Susan Swankie »

Forfar loch sat 28th most of loch frozen flock of about 12 greenfinch single magpie by boat house. Sat afternooon ringed dipper by elliot bridge (silver red right leg yellow red on left). Sun 29th "Coastal location" single magpie also 8 buzzard pair of peregine male kestrel few pairs of fulmar at peregrine site
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simonbusuttil
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Bean Geese

Post by simonbusuttil »

Old hat now I know but two Bean Geese (Fabalis) with pink-feet just south of Ferryden (near Barns of Craig) yesterday.
srgreen
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Forfar Loch Mon 30th Jan

Post by srgreen »

Singles each of 2nd winter, 3rd winter, and adult Iceland in the gull roost off the sailing club tonight, between about 4.20 and 5.10pm. The 3rd winter bird is new in tonight, cheers, SRG
Mickey Mellon
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Re: JANUARY 2012 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Post by Mickey Mellon »

31 Jan 2012 In todays Courier. The Eagle Owl seen around Dundee are has now been captured and taken to the Falconry at Cluny, Fife regardsm Mickey
richardblackburn
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Re: JANUARY 2012 ANGUS BIRD SIGHTINGS

Post by richardblackburn »

Montreathmont Forest - approx. 2:30pm - 30th Jan

Loads of coal tits and siskin at the feeders. Also a handful of blue, great and long tailed tits. GS Woodpeckers (at least 3), robins, dunnocks, blackbirds, chaffinches, a male bullfinch, a red squirrel and, what I believe is, a mealy redpoll. Picture link below.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/richardbla ... otostream/
srgreen
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Dads prefer Iceland too.........

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More Iceland Gulls - 3rd winter at plough in fields to north of Padanaram this morning, just to south of Balinshoe Farm (looked v like, and probably was, the 3rd w from Forfar Loch last night).
Forfar Loch this evening, Tues 31st Jan - Large nos gulls off the sailing club included 4 Icelands (an adult, a 2nd winter, and two juv/1st winters,) 4-5PM. SRG
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