Quite a few people are not reporting their sightings due to the fact that as soon as they are posted then various boats rush to the site!
The last report I heard of was from St Andrews Bay a couple of days ago.
I got to see it on Monday 19th July from Kinghorn. Flat calm sea but didn't spot it for 2 hours when it suddenly popped up east of Inchkeith heading east.
There was no blow to be seen and we only saw it 3 more times, probably less than 5 seconds each sighting!
Really hard work as it was not...
September 2020 issue of Birdwatch (P38-41) has a most depressing article on the excesses of the shooting industry and 'Hunting Holidays'
The numbers are quite appalling, they make Malta look positively idyllic for migrating birds!!!
It is clear that the hunters won't be happy until they have...
Today I saw an Egyptian Goose at RSPB, Loch of Strathbeg.
It was unringed.
It is only the second or third record in NE Scotland.
There was one on the Ythan in the 90s which was accepted as a 'wild' bird.
I find it weird that I can probably add this to my list but Ruddy Shelduck for example is...