Pallas's Warbler - Keith Simpson
Firecrest - Steve Buckland
Waxwing - Jared Wilson
Purple Sandpiper - Harry Bell
Kingfisher - Harry Bell
Brambling - Steve Buckland
Little Stint - Rob Armstrong
Little Gull - Sandy Morrison
Brent Goose - Harry Bell
Slavonian Grebe - Keith Simpson
Sanderling - Harry Bell
Blackcap - Angus Duncan
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Bird Sightings

February 2024 Sightings

A Greenland White-fronted Goose, along with five Barnacle Geese nearby, were all near Pitlessie (1st), with a redhead Smew popping up at Angle Park GP also. A female Marsh Harrier, a Merlin and two Ravens were seen at Newburgh and continuing the good run of Crossbill sightings were 11 at Redmyre, a good selection of grebe species were seen off

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January 2024 Sightings

2024 started relatively mild, weather-wise and the 1st saw quite a few birds being reported. A Little Auk was close inshore at Fife Ness, also one Black Guillemot S and four Little Gulls passing, c30 Twite were on the shore at Carrick Villa, Lower Largo, the 1st winter drake Scaup was still present at Kinghorn Loch and a Kingfisher at

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December 2023 Sightings

The first few days in December brought a few days of snow, but good birds were still seen. A Black Guillemot, one Red-necked Grebe and one Great Northern Diver were seen from Ruddons Point (1st) and nearby at Cocklemill Marsh 100 Twite and a Little Egret were seen, a Long-tailed Duck was an unusual visitor to Kilconquhar Loch with a

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November 2023 Sightings

November started with a very welcome influx of Waxwings to the County, with most seeming to return to previous “regular” sites. Five were in a Cellardyke garden, c18 were at Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre, c22 were in St Andrews and there were 11 at the Victoria Road Car Wash in Kirkcaldy (1st). Two Velvet Scoters, 248 Common Scoters and a good

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Focus On: Birds and the Law

Birds and the Law The following is a summary of a presentation provided to Fife Bird Club members in March 2024. Refer to the respective acts for full details. Behaviour around birds and nests Under Section 1 of the Wildlife

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Mainland Fife List -June 2023 update

The mainland Fife Bird List has been updated and  as of 30 June 2023 stood at 342 species (pending acceptance of some records by the relevant rarities committees). The full list can be viewed here.  

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FBC Annual Awards

Winners of the FBC annual awards were announced at the March Indoor Meeting and, for possibly the first time, the recipients of both awards were the same for two years in a row:  Rarest Bird Found in Mainland Fife –

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