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22 February 2021

Two of Scotland’s most influential ornithologists were lifelong friends Evelyn Vida Baxter (1879-1959) and Leonora...

19 January 2021

Towards the end of autumn, I always anticipate whether we will see an irruption of (Bohemian) Waxwing (Bombycilla...


21 December 2020
Redpoll taxonomy

Every reader of Scottish Birds will of course be familiar with the name...

25 August 2020

My first day of becoming a serious birdwatcher was 15th July 1977 – when we had a family trip to Tilgate Park near...

17 November 2020

For me, the sound of Pink-footed Goose calls epitomises the changing of seasons. Thousands of geese return to our...

22 July 2020

The gardens surrounding Waterston House were laid out in 2005. The aim was to create an attractive setting for the...

12 October 2020

South of Scotland Golden Eagle journeys to the Pennine Hills for the first time during...

22 June 2020

It would not have happened without the Covid-19 pandemic. We would have been travelling further afield, having...

17 September 2020

For some 27 years I was an upland birder, with my home being within walking distance of the Lammermuirs. A 15-minute...

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