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Your wild bird images from around Scotland

Browse the most recently uploaded images to the photo gallery below. If you are looking for images of a particular species, at a specific site, or taken by a named photographer, you can search the gallery by entering a keyword (location, name, species). These copyrighted images are provided strictly for your personal viewing; all other uses are prohibited.

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Migrating Grey Plover

Grey Plover, 29/09/2016, David Main, Lossie West Beach, Moray and Nairn, 4 birds in total Read More
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Black-tailed and Bar-tailed Godwit at Maidens

Black-tailed Godwit, 26/09/2016, Angus Hogg, Maidens harbour, Ayrshire, Both Godwits in one frame – doesn’t happen too often! Read More
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Brunnich’s Guillemot in Anstruther harbour

Brünnich’s Guillemot, 27/09/2016, Angus Hogg, Anstruther harbour, Fife, Although in full wing moult, the bird also seems to have suffered damage to the leading edge of its left wing. Read More
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Brunnich’s Guillemot in Anstruther harbour

Brünnich’s Guillemot, 27/09/2016, Angus Hogg, Anstruther harbour, Fife, A great find, and a really obliging subject! Read More
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Arctic Visitor

Brünnich’s Guillemot, 25/09/2016, John S Nadin, Anstruther Harbour, Fife, 2nd cal year bird in heavy moult Read More
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Gannet manoeuvring in the updraft at Troup Head

Gannet, 19/09/2016, Roger Stewart, Troup Head, Angus and Dundee, Taken lying down from the viewpoint at Troup Head. Read More
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Ptarmigan

Ptarmigan, 20/09/2016, Robert Ince, CNP, Moray and Nairn, Read More
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Goosander carrying three chicks

Goosander, 09/06/2015, Pat Boreham, Peebles, River Tweed, Borders, She had six chicks in total. Read More
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Female Blackbird

Blackbird, 22/08/2016, John Chapman, Aberdeen, North-east Scotland, Read More
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Meadow Pipit

27/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Lower Carbarns Farm, Clyde, Read More
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Wren

Wren, 30/08/2016, Robert Ince, Craigellachie, Moray and Nairn, Read More
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Ptarmigan

Ptarmigan, 24/08/2016, Robert Ince, CNP, Moray and Nairn, Read More
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Juvenile starling

Starling, 18/08/2016, Alistair Forsyth, Kilspindie, East Lothian, Lothian, A juvenile starling overlooking Aberlady Bay, distinguished by its white-spotted black breast. Read More
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Grey Heron at Yellowcraig beach, East Lothian

Grey Heron, 26/08/2016, Alistair Forsyth, Yellowcraig beach, East Lothian, Lothian, This heron was overlooking Fidra Island near Dirleton and was oblivious to the many children playing on the sandy beach. Read More
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Little Stint

21/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, Juvenile!..legs colored by mud! Read More
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Great crested grebe – juvenile

Great Crested Grebe, 11/08/2016, Rob Parsons, RSPB Loch Leven – Carden hide, Fife, Quite a dull overcast day but judging by the ease with which this youngster was catching fish it was perfect fishing weather. Read More
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A pair of Swallows at Crosshill

Swallow, 18/08/2016, Angus Hogg, Crosshill, Ayrshire, Ayrshire, There must be a thousand possible captions to this one – and I leave you to figure out what was happening – but the female was having the last word! Read More
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Female Blackbird.

Blackbird, 22/08/2016, John Chapman, Aberdeen, North-east Scotland, Read More
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White-rumped Sandpiper

10/08/2016, Nick Picozzi, Girdleness, Aberdeen, North-east Scotland, Found by Mark Lewis and subsequently enjoyed by many as it was so approachable. Read More
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Female Mallard Grooming.

Mallard, 22/08/2016, John Chapman, Aberdeen, North-east Scotland, Read More
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Little Stint

21/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, Juvenile! Read More
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Little Stint

21/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, Juvenile! Read More
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Dunlin

14/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, One of two juveniles present! Read More
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Little Ringed Plover

Away from breeding site*, Little Ringed Plover 14/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, Juvenile! Read More