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  • Scotland's Bird Club

    Clyde Islands

    Headquarters

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
Glasgow
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.*

 

Editor:

B Zonfrillo

Published by:

SOC Clyde branch

First published:

1994

Arran Bird Report:

Editor:

Jim Cassels, Bird Recorder for the Arran Natural History Society

Published by:

Arran Natural History Society

Latest issue:

The annual Arran Bird Report is a "must" for anyone interested in the birds of Arran.  Here is a flavour of some the highlights:

  • Arran’s first ever Siberian Chiffchaff was reported in November
  • several species were recorded after an absence of a number of years: in April, Rough-legged Buzzard (after 47 years) and Jay (after nine years), and in June, Hobby (after ten years), Quail (after nine years) and Nightjar (after four years)
  • As well as these highlights, Rose-coloured Starling turned up for the fifth year in a row 
  • increasing reports of these colonising species; Little Egret, Nuthatch and White-tailed Eagle plus the largest ever numbers of Red Kite in October and Brambling in December
Cost:

£9.99, plus £1.70 p&p

Available from:

The report is available from various outlets on Arran; please see the Arran Birding website for further details. It is also available directly from the distribution organisers for the Arran Natural History Society, priced £9.99 plus £1.70 p&p; please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. them to purchase a copy.

First published:

1978

Back issues:

Please see the Arran Birding website for more information.

 

Clyde Islands Records Panel

Members:

As per Clyde recording area

List of species that the committee considers:

As per Clyde recording area

 

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