Local recorder for the area:
Preferably by email, using MS Excel spreadsheet if possible, but any format can be accepted. Please send records with headings in the following order – Species, Date, Location, Number of birds + age/sex (where applicable), Observer’s name, Comments. Records can be sent any time during the current year and until March of the following year. A template spreadsheet is available from the Local Recorder.
Mainland Fife and the inner Forth islands
£5 including UK p&p
Fife and Kinross Bird Report 1980-87, then Fife Bird Report from 1988.
Please contact Malcolm for prices and availability
Forth Islands Bird Report
Forth Seabird Group, c/o Vane Farm, Kinross, Tayside, KY12 7LX.
The Breeding and Wintering Birds of Fife
Fife Local Records Committee
Willie McBay, Rob Armstrong, John Nadin, Ken Shaw, Kim Blasco and Malcolm Ware (Chair).
Species that the committee considers:
Bean Goose, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Garganey (females and eclipse males only), Red-crested Pochard (females and eclipse males only), Ring-necked Duck, Surf Scoter (females and eclipse males only), Black Grouse, Western Capercaillie, Balearic Shearwater, Leach’s Storm-petrel, White Stork, Eurasian Spoonbill, Red Kite, European Honey-buzzard, Northern Goshawk, Golden Eagle, Eurasian Hobby, Spotted Crake, Common Crane, Temminck’s Stint, Pectoral Sandpiper, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope, Red Phalarope, Sabine’s Gull, Long-tailed Skua (juvs only), European Nightjar, European Bee-eater, Horned Lark, Richard’s Pipit, Barred Warbler, Pallas’s Leaf Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff, Firecrest, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Marsh Tit, Willow Tit, Wood Nuthatch, Golden Oriole, Rosy Starling, Red-billed Chough, Hooded Crow, Hawfinch, Common Rosefinch, Common Redpoll, Lapland Bunting, Continental (sinensis) Cormorant, Great White Egret, Rough-legged Buzzard and Water Pipit.
A description could also be required for other species not on the list whenever deemed necessary by the Recorder.