Local recorder for the area:
Preferably by email to the Fife recorder, ideally using the Excel spread sheet found here, but any format can be accepted.
Malcolm Ware, Graham Sparshott, Rob Armstrong, Keith Ballantyne
Mainland Fife and the inner Forth islands
Digitised versions of historic Fife Bird Reports are freely available to view in the Reports Archive section of the Fife Bird Club website here
Fife and Kinross Bird Report 1980-87, then Fife Bird Report from 1988.
The Breeding and Wintering Birds of Fife
Fife Local Records Committee
Rob Armstrong, John Nadin, Ken Shaw, Kris Gibb, Mark Wilkinson and Graham Sparshott (Chair).
A records form for descriptions can be found here
Species that the committee considers:
Taiga Bean Goose, Tundra Bean Goose, Bewick’s Swan, Egyptian Goose, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Garganey (females and eclipse drakes only), Red-crested Pochard, Ring-necked Duck, Surf Scoter (females and eclipse drakes only), Black Grouse, Capercaillie, White-billed Diver, Balearic Shearwater, Leach’s Petrel, Black-necked Grebe, White Stork, Glossy Ibis, Spoonbill, Bittern, Great White Egret, Red Kite, Honey Buzzard, Northern Goshawk (Juveniles in all circumstances, adults only away from established sites), Rough-legged Buzzard, Golden Eagle, Hobby, Spotted Crake, Common Crane, American Golden Plover, Temminck’s Stint, Pectoral Sandpiper, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope, Grey Phalarope, Sabine’s Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Glaucous Gull, Iceland Gull, Roseate Tern, Long-tailed Skua, Nightjar, Bee-eater, Golden Oriole, Chough, Hooded Crow, Marsh Tit, Willow Tit, Shore Lark, Richard’s Pipit, Barred Warbler, Pallas’s Warbler, Icterine Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff, Firecrest, Nuthatch, Rose-coloured Starling, Bluethroat, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Hawfinch, Common Rosefinch, Common Redpoll, Lapland Bunting, and Water Pipit.
A description could also be required for other species not on the list whenever deemed necessary by the Recorder.