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Gus's Scottish List 2019

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Old Wednesday 2nd January 2019, 21:48   #1
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Gus's Scottish List 2019

Much the same as previous years, I'll try and get photographs as often as I can. Work is pretty full on so free time to bird might be tighter than previous years....but will try to get out as often as I can :)

1.1.19

1. Blackbird ........ Garden
2. Robin
3. Dunnock
4. Carrion Crow
5. Blue Tit
6. House Sparrow
7. Starling
8. Woodpigeon
9. Lesser Redpoll
10. Wren
11. Great Tit
12. Jackdaw
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Old Thursday 3rd January 2019, 19:40   #2
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13. Rook ....... Garden
14. Herring Gull .......Kirriemuir
15. Pinkfoot Goose ..... Checkiefield
16. Kestrel ...... Craichie

Carnoustie;

17. Linnet .......
18. Reed Bunting ...
19. Skylark ..
20. Long-tailed Duck..
21. Eider..
22. Cormorant..

Barry Buddon;

23. Stonechat
24. Song Thrush
25. Meadow Pipit
26. Red-breasted Merganser
27. Common Scoter
28. Shag
29. Red-throated Diver
30. Great Black-backed Gull
31. Buzzard
32. Pied Wagtail
33. Pheasant

photos are Skylark, GBB Gull & Stonechat
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Old Friday 4th January 2019, 21:28   #3
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34. Common Gull ....... Padanaram
35. Collared Dove ..... Forfar

Arbroath;

36. Rock Pipit
37. Purple Sandpiper
38. Black-headed Gull
39. Redshank
40. Oystercatcher
41. Turnstone
42. Dunlin
43. Ringed Plover
44. Feral/Rock Dove ( Arbroath Cliffs)
45. Tufted Duck ( Keptie Pond)
46. Wigeon
47. Coot
48. Grey Heron

Elliot;

49. Mute Swan
50. Mallard
51. Snipe
52. Moorhen
53. Sanderling
54. Little Grebe
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Old Saturday 5th January 2019, 21:04   #4
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55. Merlin ...... Collieston

Kinnordy Loch;

56. Chaffinch
57. Tree Sparrow
58. Whooper Swan
59. Shoveler
60. Lapwing
61. Siskin
62. Teal
63. Goosander
64. Coal Tit
65. Goldfinch
66. Brambling
67. Fieldfare
68. Pintail
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Old Sunday 6th January 2019, 20:44   #5
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69. Magpie ...... Kirriemuir
70. Black Grouse ......Angus glens

Lintrathen Loch;

71. Mistle Thrush
72. Goldcrest
73. Treecreeper
74. Bullfinch

Kinnordy Loch;

75. Curlew
76. Goldeneye
77. Greylag Goose
78. Barn Owl
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Old Monday 7th January 2019, 18:28   #6
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Still trying to catch up with putting my list on here , almost there !

79. Short-eared Owl ...... Angus coast

Riverside Nature Park;

80. Black-tailed Godwit
81. Spotted Redshank
82. Yellowhammer

East Kingsway, Dundee ;

83. Redwing
84. Waxwing

Monikie CP ;

85. Gadwall
86. Grey Wagtail

photographs of spotted redshank & waxwing
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Old Tuesday 8th January 2019, 12:55   #7
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Glenshee;

87. Red Grouse
88. Ptarmigan
89. Dipper
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Old Tuesday 8th January 2019, 21:30   #8
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Shell Bay, Fife

90. Velvet Scoter
91. Long-tailed Tit
92. Grey Plover
93. Water Pipit
94. Peregrine

95. Black-necked Grebe ....... Elie harbour

Cameron Reservoir ;

96. Pochard
97. Smew

St. Andrews ;

98. Scaup
99. Great Crested Grebe
100. Fulmar

photos of Water Pipit & Black-necked Grebe
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Old Thursday 10th January 2019, 06:22   #9
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Popped in to see this little stunner on my way north yesterday afternoon.

101. Mandarin Duck ..... Aberdeen
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Old Saturday 12th January 2019, 21:45   #10
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Kinnordy Loch 11.1.19

102. Great Spotted Woodpecker
103. Bittern

104. Red Kite ..... Forfar
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Old Sunday 13th January 2019, 21:27   #11
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A trip down to Lothian yesterday produced several nice birds ;

Hopes Reservoir;

105. Mealy Redpoll
106. Arctic Redpoll ( lifer)
107. Raven

Kilspindie;

108. Golden Plover
109. Shelduck

110. Red-legged Partridge ..... Gifford

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Old Wednesday 16th January 2019, 20:39   #12
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Went on the Annual January Waderwatch with the Angus & Dundee Bird Club on sunday. These are the birds from then;

111. Bar-tailed Godwit
112. Guillemot
113. Stock Dove
114. Jack Snipe
115. Greenshank
116. Little Egret
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Old Sunday 20th January 2019, 18:17   #13
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117. Corn Bunting ..... Bogside Farm
118. Razorbill .........Lunan Bay
119. Tawny Owl ....... Alyth
120. Jay ....... Montreathmont Wood

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Old Tuesday 29th January 2019, 12:45   #14
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A couple of birds from the Angus glens at the weekend, will add pictures when I get a chance.

121. Woodcock
122. Golden Eagle
123. Sparrowhawk
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Old Wednesday 13th February 2019, 21:02   #15
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Not getting a lot of birding done just now, had a bit of time on saturday down at the coast though and picked up a couple of new ones for the year.

124. Black Redstart ..... Arbroath
125. Greenfinch ....... Montrose Basin
126. Green Sandpiper ..... Monikie CP
127. Common Crossbill .....Montreathmont Forest
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Old Sunday 17th February 2019, 14:35   #16
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128. Snow Bunting .... Glenshee
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Old Saturday 23rd February 2019, 16:56   #17
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A visit to a friends garden in Perthshire to see these lovely birds, still pretty scarce around our area.

129. Nuthatch ..... Perthshire glen
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Old Sunday 24th February 2019, 21:28   #18
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Our annual trip to Scone Palace in Perthshire didn't disappoint today, we had at least 15 of these beautiful birds here.

130. Hawfinch ..... Scone Palace
131. Lesser Black-backed Gull ....Loch Leven
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Old Wednesday 27th February 2019, 21:05   #19
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A trip down to south-west Scotland to see a beautiful member of the crow family, also picked up several other year ticks too.

132. Chough ....... Turnberry Point
133. Gannet

134. Black Guillemot .....Troon
135. Black-throated Diver
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Old Sunday 3rd March 2019, 18:19   #20
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136. Shorelark ....... Rattray Head
137. Taiga Bean Goose .... RSPB Strathbeg
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Old Monday 25th March 2019, 05:54   #21
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A bit of catching up to do here;

138. Water Rail ...... Kinnordy Loch
139. Goshawk ....... Angus glens
140. Grey Partridge ......Eassie
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141. Little Gull ...... Monikie Country Park
142. Chiffchaff ....... Kinnordy Loch
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Old Friday 29th March 2019, 21:33   #23
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A couple more from Kinnordy Loch this week.

143. Bearded Tit
144. Marsh Harrier
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145. Sand Martin ...... Kinnordy Loch

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Old Thursday 18th April 2019, 06:43   #25
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Really busy at work just now, but managing some birding in between :)

Kinnordy Loch;

146. Swallow
147. Willow Warbler
148. Osprey
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