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Stonefaction's 2013 List. (1 Viewer)

Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
Public transport, Shanks' Pony and lifts from fellow birders (thanks in advance) will shape this year's list, so without further ado......on with the show....

January 1st - Dundee/Balmossie/Barry Buddon

1. Herring Gull - as usual the first of the year, when I opened my curtains.
2. Feral Pigeon - slightly later glance out the window.
3. Bar Tailed Godwit - on shore at Barry Buddon
4. Blackbird
5. Black Headed Gull
6. Blue Tit
7. Bullfinch - 2 males at Baxter Park
8. Buzzard - distant view at Barry Buddon
9. Carrion Crow
10. Chaffinch
11. Coal Tit
12. Common Gull - Swannie Ponds
13. Cormorant - Balmossie
14. Curlew - Stannergate and Balmossie
15. Dunnock
16. Eider - very large raft of birds well offshore from Balmossie
17. Fieldfare - small numbers at eastern cemetery
18. Goldeneye - a few at Balmossie
19. Goldfinch
20. Great Black Backed Gull - a couple with gull roost at Balmossie
21. Great Tit
22. Greenfinch
23. Grey Heron - 1 on flooded area at Barry Buddon
24. Moorhen - 1 at Swannie Ponds
25. House Sparrow
26. Knot - a small group on beach to east of Balmossie
27. Linnet - 1 at Stannergate
28. Magpie - 1 near Barry Buddon
29. Mallard - Swannie Ponds, Balmossie and Broughty Ferry
30. Mistle Thrush - 1 in Baxter Park, and a few at eastern cemetery
31. Mute Swan - 2 at Swannie Ponds, and usual birds at Broughty Ferry
32. Oystercatcher
33. Pied Wagtail - 2 at Balmossie
34. Pink Footed Goose - a few skeins over
35. Red Breasted Merganser - double figures out on the Tay from Stannergate and Balmossie
36. Redshank
37. Redwing - a few at eastern cemetery
38. Robin
39. Rock Pipit - 2 at Balmossie
40. Sanderling - a few on shoreline at Barry Buddon
41. Sparrowhawk - 3 separate sightings - Clepington Rd, eastern cemetery and Barry Buddon
42. Starling
43. Tufted Duck - a few at Swannie Ponds
44. Turnstone - a few at Balmossie
45. Waxwing - 3 separate sightings - 1 at Baxter Park, 1 by TA Centre, and 30+ in eastern cemetery
46. Wigeon - offshore at Balmossie
47. Woodpigeon
 

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Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
January 2nd - Loch of Kinnordy and surrounding areas (with kinnordyvolunteer)

48. Black Throated Diver - great bird to get so early
49. Crossbill - 2 at Backwater Reservoir
50. Dipper - 1 at Reekie Linn, despite very high river levels
51. Goldcrest - 1 at Kinnordy
52. Goosander - Kinnordy
53. Greylag Goose - Kinnordy
54. Jackdaw - Kingoldrum
55. Kestrel - Lintrathen and Kinnordy
56. Lapwing - small flock at Kinnordy
57. Lesser Redpoll - small flock at Kinnordy
58. Pheasant - 2 in fields to north of Kinnordy and a few from car
59. Reed Bunting - Kinnordy
60. Rook - from car
61. Siskin - 1 at Kinnordy
62. Teal - Kinnordy
63. Tree Sparrow - a few at Reekie Linn
64. Whooper Swan - Kinnordy
65. Wren - Kinnordy
 

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Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
January 3rd - St Andrews/Guardbridge

66. Common Scoter - a few in St Andrews Bay
67. Dunlin - a few in Eden estuary
68. Fulmar - 2 or 3 out over St Andrews Bay
69. Great Crested Grebe - 1 in St Andrews Bay (no Divers though)
70. Little Grebe - at least 3 in front of Eden Estuary Centre at Guardbridge.
71. Long Tailed Duck - around 10 in St Andrews Bay
72. Peregrine - 1 putting up the pigeons at Guardbridge
73. Purple Sandpiper - 5+ on rocks by breakwater at St Andrews
74. Shag - St Andrews Bay
75. Shelduck - quite a few in Balgove Bay
76. Black Tailed Godwit - 25+ on mud by Guardbridge LNR
 

Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
January 4th - Morton Lochs/Tentsmuir Point/Tayport

77. Collared Dove - Tayport
78. Gadwall - Morton Lochs
79. Great Spotted Woodpecker - near Morton Lochs
80. Grey Wagtail - Dundee
81. Jay - Morton Lochs
82. Meadow Pipit - Tayport beach
83. Smew (redhead) - Morton Lochs - makes up for missing the drake at Kinnordy yesterday
84. Stonechat - near Morton Lochs
85. Long Tailed Tit - Morton Lochs
 

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Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
January 5th - St Andrews to Guardbridge

86. Brent Goose - Balgove Bay
87. Ringed Plover - Balgove Bay
88. Twite - Balgove Bay
 

Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
January 6th - Angus coast "wader watch" outing with Angus and Dundee Bird Club (with a few additional detours).

89. Corn Bunting - minor road near Inverkeilor
90. Greenshank - Montrose Basin
91. Grey Plover - Balmossie
92. Kingfisher - Montrose Basin
93. Red Throated Diver - Lunan Bay
94. Scaup - Montrose Basin
95. Snipe - Elliot Reedbeds
96. Song Thrush - Carnoustie
97. Velvet Scoter - Montrose Basin
98. Yellowhammer - Elliot Reedbeds
 

Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
January 27th - Angus.

103. Coot - Keptie Pond, Arbroath
104. Golden Plover - Arbroath
105. Pintail - Montrose Basin
106. Red Legged Partridge - Hatton Waterworks.
 

Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
February 10th - Fife

107. Mediterranean Gull - Buckhaven
108. Razorbill - Lower Largo
109. Kittiwake - St Andrews
 

Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
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February 16th - Leuchars/Tentsmuir/Tayport

110. Green Woodpecker - Tentsmuir
111. Raven - Tentsmuir
112. Skylark - Earlshall Muir
113. Stock Dove - Leuchars
114. White Tailed Eagle - Tentsmuir
 

Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
March 3rd - Angus

120. Red Grouse - Angus Glen
121. Black Grouse - Angus Glen
122. Red Kite - Angus Glen
123. Barn Owl - Loch of Kinnordy
 

Stonefaction

Stuck in Dundee.....
Scotland
March 24th - Fife

126. Slavonian Grebe - Ruddon's Point
127. Pochard - Kilconquhar Loch
128. Surf Scoter - Ruddon's Point
129. Little Gull - Lower Largo
130. Guillemot - Lower Largo
 

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