Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Ayrshire Bird Report 2006

The 2006 edition of the Ayrshire Bird Report, incorporating the Ayrshire Butterfly Report, is now available priced at £4. Essential reading for anyone visiting the county in south-west Scotland, it contains the most important bird and butterfly sightings recorded last year as well as informative articles on Ayrshire's avifauna. It is published by the Ayrshire Branch of the SOC (Scottish Ornithologists' Club).

The Birds of the Hunterston Area 1968-1999
Skaus at Saltcoats in 2006
Analysis of Barn Owl pellets in East Ayrshire
The Kestrel in Ayrshire 2006
Sparrowhawk Breeding Details 2006
Chronological Summary
Systematic List

Recent Rarities in Ayrshire: Pectoral Sandpiper
Ayrshire Butterfly Report 2006

It can be purchased from The Bookshelf, Newmarket Str, Ayr and Church St, Troon, and Lochwinnoch RSPB Nature Reserve. Copies can also be obtained from treasurer Dick Vernon (01292 442195). Please visit the Ayrshire Birding website for further details or e-mail me.

Fraser Simpson (Editor)
August 2007

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