Upper Forth recording area

Upper Forth recording area


Red Kite © John Chapman

Area covered:

Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling (excluding Clyde basin).
Council areas of Falkirk and Clackmannan together with Stirling, excluding Loch Lomondside and other parts of the Clyde drainage basin. Not including the Endrick Water, ie Fintry and Balfron. Carron Valley Reservoir is included, but it is proposed that Clyde should cover all the forests south of the reservoir.


Local recorder for the area:

Chris Pendlebury




write3 Sinclair Street
FK15 0AH

call07798 711134

Assistant recorder for the area:

Neil Bielby




write56 Ochiltree
FK15 0DF

call01786 823 830


Upper Forth Area Bird Report

The Upper Forth Area Bird Report is published annually in The Forth Naturalist and Historian journal. The journal provides a medium for papers and information relevant to naturalist and historical interests of the Forth / mid Scotland area. As well as the Bird Report, the Journals also contain other bird related articles.


Neil Bielby

Latest issue:

2015 report, published in journal volume 39.



Available from:

Can be purchased directly either from Smiths Book Shop, Stirling University Campus, or the Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Dumbarton Road, Stirling. Copies can also be obtained by post from Dr Roy Sexton, 22 Alexander Drive, Bridge of Allan, Stirling FK9 4QB (p&p charges may apply).

Back issues:

Please contact Roy Sexton RoyGravedigger@aol.com (or as above). Volumes 37 £5 plus £1.65 p&p and all earlier volumes are £2 plus £1.65 p&p per volume.


The Birds of Clackmannanshire

For the first time ever, the birdlife of Clackmannanshire has been systematically recorded to produce an ornithological atlas for the County. Click here to read more about it.


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