Next Outdoor Meeting

The first outing of 2018/2019 will be to sites known to produce various wader sightings at this time of year. Likely locations will be The Wilderness and Letham Pools as well as the Eden Estuary. Water Rails and a variety of ducks are also possibilities. Meet at the Eden Centre car park at 09:00.

Intending participants should notify Ron McNab, preferably a week before the outing –


Club AGM Next Thursday July 5th

Just a reminder that the Members’ Evening and Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 5th July at 7.30 p.m. in the Dean Park Hotel, Kirkcaldy. For the meeting agenda, see the OTHER DOCUMENTS page in the MEMBERS ONLY section.

Next Indoor Meeting – Thursday June 14th

There is a club meeting scheduled for next Thursday, June 14th, at the Dean Park Hotel, Kirkcaldy, starting at 7.30pm.

There will be a talk on “Birding West Australia” by club member Rodger Neilson.

Hope to see you there.

Next Outing

The next FBC outing will be to the Hirsel on Sunday 15th April. We will meet at the car park in the Hirsel at 09:30 (a modest charge is payable for car parking). Would all intending participants please contact Ron McNab (e-mail to in sufficient time to allow for travel arrangements to be made.

Next Indoor Meeting – Thursday March 29th

“Three Craws Sat Upon a Wa” by David Jardine

Dean Park Hotel, Kirkcaldy at 7.30pm

This talk is based around David’s long-term study of Chough on the island of Colonsay in the Inner Hebrides. It explores the population trend of this rare crow and the underlying demographic factors influencing its fortunes. A wider comparison with an understanding of other crows will also be included.

Next Indoor Meeting – Thursday December 7th

The next Indoor Meeting will be on Thursday 7th December 2017, 7:30pm at the Dean Park Hotel, Kirkcaldy.

” My Birding Life – Merlins and Other Species Along the Way.” Alan Heavisides
Alan is well known for his contribution to the study of Merlins in the Lammermuirs and will entertain us with some musings and a look back at ‘purposeful’ birding from age 13 ¼ years to 67 ¾  and still going!

Next Indoor Meeting – Thursday October 26th

The Next Indoor Meeting will be on 26th October 2017 in the Dean Park Hotel, Kirkcaldy starting at 7.30pm.

“Brasil:  The Pantanal and Interior”   Alison Elphinstone

The title may conjure up pictures of lush greenery and widespread water.  However, Alison’s trip was at the time of lengthy drought. She will detail how her trip was not to be as expected.