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  • Scotland's Bird Club

    Clyde Islands


Area covered:

Isle of Arran, Isle of Bute and the Cumbraes.


Local recorder for the area:

Dr Bernard Zonfrillo

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28 Brodie Road
G21 3SB


Record submission:

The Recorder will be happy to receive bird records at any time during the course of the year. The preferred option would be to use the Clyde Bird Recording Database, which can be downloaded from this website.


Clyde Islands Bird Report (incorporated within Clyde Birds)

See the Clyde recording area page for more information. *Please note that 2006 Clyde Bird Report has now sold out, however the report (by species) is available free online via the Scottish Bird Report facility.*



B Zonfrillo

First published:


Arran Bird Report:


Jim Cassels, Bird Recorder for the Arran Natural History Society

Latest issue:

2018. The Arran Bird Report 2018 is a "must" for anyone interested in the birds of Arran.  It includes information on all species seen on Arran, a month by month summary of what was around last year, the impact of weather on birds, information on ringed birds, reports on some of Arran's bird projects plus some wonderful photographs. The uniqueness of Arran is reflected throughout the report, including the number of UK protected birds that share our island with us, as well as the differences between here and the adjacent mainland. 

Over three hundred contributors sent in over eighteen thousand records on one hundred and fifty-two species, one of which had only been recorded for the third time on Arran, namely Little Egret. 


£5, plus £1.75 p&p

Available from:

Shops and other outlets throughout Arran or contact ANHS c/o Lindsey and Robert Marr, Tiree, Brodick Road, Lamlash, Isle of Arran, KA27 8JU at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Cheques should be made payable to “Arran Natural History Society”.

First published:


Back issues:

Please contact Lindsey and Robert at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or see the Arran Birding website for more information.


Clyde Islands Records Panel


As per Clyde recording area

List of species that the committee considers:

As per Clyde recording area


Useful links:


SOC brings together like-minded individuals with a passion for birds, nature and conservation through a programme of talks, outings, conferences and via the Club’s quarterly journal, Scottish Birds.