• Scotland's Bird Club

    Orkney

    Headquarters

Area covered:

Orkney Islands

 

Local recorders for the area:

Russ Neave and Emma Neave-Webb

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East Thrave Cottage, Sanday, Orkney, KW17 2AZ

01875 600272

 

Orkney Bird Report:

Editor:

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Latest issue:

2014

Cost:

£8 plus postage, please email Jim (below)

First year of publication:

1974

Copies of latest edition and back issues:

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Orkney Birds Records Committee

Members:

Pete Donnelly, Paul Higson, Alan Leitch and Mark Warren, with Jim Williams as non-voting secretary.

List of species that the committee considers:

Forms for written descriptions are available from the Orkney Bird Recorder, Jim Williams, Fairholm, Finstown, Orkney, KW17 2EQ (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and should be returned to him.

Bewick’s Swan, Bean Goose, Snow Goose, Mandarin Duck, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Red-crested Pochard, Ring-necked Duck, Surf Scoter, Ptarmigan, Black Grouse, White-billed Diver, Balearic Shearwater, Bittern, Little Egret, Great White Egret, White Stork, Spoonbill, Black-necked Grebe, Honey-buzzard, Red Kite, White-tailed Eagle, Goshawk, Rough-legged Buzzard, Golden Eagle, Hobby, Spotted Crake, Crane, Avocet, Little Ringed Plover, American Golden Plover, Temminck’s Stint, Pectoral Sandpiper, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Long-tailed Skua, Sabine’s Gull, Mediterranean Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Black Tern, Roseate Tern, Stock Dove, Barn Owl, Nightjar, Kingfisher, Bee-eater, Green Woodpecker, Golden Oriole, Magpie, Jay, Firecrest, Bearded Tit, Short-toed Lark, Shore Lark, Greenish Warbler, Pallas’s Warbler, Dusky Warbler, Barred Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, Icterine Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Rose-coloured Starling, Nightingale, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Richard’s Pipit, Olive-backed Pipit, Water Pipit, Coue’s Arctic Redpoll (C. hornemanni exilipes), Common Rosefinch, Ortolan Bunting, Little Bunting. 

 

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