Due to Covid-19 restrictions

  • 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

Published by:

SOC Clyde branch

First published:


Arran Bird Report:


Jim Cassels, Bird Recorder for the Arran Natural History Society

Published by:

Arran Natural History Society

Latest issue:

The annual Arran Bird Report for 2019 is included in this publication celebrating forty years of bird reporting on Arran.  The changes in the report in these first forty years are outlined. There is an insight into the people who helped shape the report and the birds that help make Arran a special place are highlighted. The uniqueness of Arran bird life is featured, as are the changes in that bird life, together with a range of birding highlights from these first forty reports. In addition the first report, the Arran Bird Report for 1980, is included in its entirety together with the fortieth report, the Arran Bird Report for 2019. Overall it gives a fascinating insight into the birds of Arran


£5, plus £1.50 p&p

Available from:

The Harbour Shop, Blackwaterfoot, The Book and Card Centre, Brodick and Pirnmill Shop and Post Office.  They can also be ordered directly from the distribution organisers for the Arran Natural History Society 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 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.