SCOTTISH BIRDWATCHERS' CONFERENCE - 21st MARCH 2020

Northern Seas & Coasts: Ornithological highlights from Scotlands northern waters

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Photographer
Year
Recording Area
Site
Keyword
August 2016
Juvenile starling
  • Starling
  • 18/08/2016
  • Alistair Forsyth
  • Kilspindie
  • East Lothian
  • Lothian
  • A juvenile starling overlooking Aberlady Bay
  • distinguished by its white-spotted black breast.
Juvenile starling: Starling, 18/08/2016, Alistair Forsyth, Kilspindie, East Lothian, Lothian, A juvenile starling overlooking Aberlady Bay, distinguished by its white-spotted black breast.
August 2016
Grey Heron at Yellowcraig beach, East Lothian
  • Grey Heron
  • 26/08/2016
  • Alistair Forsyth
  • Yellowcraig beach
  • East Lothian
  • Lothian
  • This heron was overlooking Fidra Island near Dirleton and was oblivious to the many children playing on the sandy beach.
Grey Heron at Yellowcraig beach, East Lothian: Grey Heron, 26/08/2016, Alistair Forsyth, Yellowcraig beach, East Lothian, Lothian, This heron was overlooking Fidra Island near Dirleton and was oblivious to the many children playing on the sandy beach.
August 2016
Little Stint
  • 21/08/2016
  • Davie Abraham
  • Carbarns Pool
  • Motherwell
  • Clyde
  • Juvenile!..legs colored by mud!
Little Stint: 21/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, Juvenile!..legs colored by mud!
August 2016
Great crested grebe - juvenile
  • Great Crested Grebe
  • 11/08/2016
  • Rob Parsons
  • RSPB Loch Leven - Carden hide
  • Fife
  • Quite a dull overcast day but judging by the ease with which this youngster was catching fish it was perfect fishing weather.
Great crested grebe - juvenile: Great Crested Grebe, 11/08/2016, Rob Parsons, RSPB Loch Leven - Carden hide, Fife, Quite a dull overcast day but judging by the ease with which this youngster was catching fish it was perfect fishing weather.
August 2016
A pair of Swallows at Crosshill
  • Swallow
  • 18/08/2016
  • Angus Hogg
  • Crosshill
  • Ayrshire
  • Ayrshire
  • There must be a thousand possible captions to this one - and I leave you to figure out what was happening - but the female was having the last word!
A pair of Swallows at Crosshill: Swallow, 18/08/2016, Angus Hogg, Crosshill, Ayrshire, Ayrshire, There must be a thousand possible captions to this one - and I leave you to figure out what was happening - but the female was having the last word!
August 2016
Female Blackbird.
  • Blackbird
  • 22/08/2016
  • John Chapman
  • Aberdeen
  • North-east Scotland
Female Blackbird.: Blackbird, 22/08/2016, John Chapman, Aberdeen, North-east Scotland
August 2016
White-rumped Sandpiper
  • 10/08/2016
  • Nick Picozzi
  • Girdleness
  • Aberdeen
  • North-east Scotland
  • Found by Mark Lewis and subsequently enjoyed by many as it was so approachable.
White-rumped Sandpiper: 10/08/2016, Nick Picozzi, Girdleness, Aberdeen, North-east Scotland, Found by Mark Lewis and subsequently enjoyed by many as it was so approachable.
August 2016
Female Mallard Grooming.
  • Mallard
  • 22/08/2016
  • John Chapman
  • Aberdeen
  • North-east Scotland
Female Mallard Grooming.: Mallard, 22/08/2016, John Chapman, Aberdeen, North-east Scotland
August 2016
Little Stint
  • 21/08/2016
  • Davie Abraham
  • Carbarns Pool
  • Motherwell
  • Clyde
  • Juvenile!
Little Stint: 21/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, Juvenile!
August 2016
Little Stint
  • 21/08/2016
  • Davie Abraham
  • Carbarns Pool
  • Motherwell
  • Clyde
  • Juvenile!
Little Stint: 21/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, Juvenile!
August 2016
Dunlin
  • 14/08/2016
  • Davie Abraham
  • Carbarns Pool
  • Motherwell
  • Clyde
  • One of two juveniles present!
Dunlin: 14/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, One of two juveniles present!
August 2016
Little Ringed Plover
  • Away from breeding site*
  • 14/08/2016
  • Davie Abraham
  • Carbarns Pool
  • Motherwell
  • Clyde
  • Juvenile!
Little Ringed Plover: Away from breeding site*, 14/08/2016, Davie Abraham, Carbarns Pool,Motherwell, Clyde, Juvenile!

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