Scottish Birds 38:2 (2018) p141-142
Scottish Birds 37:4 (2017) p336-337
Jimmy Maxwell shows us some examples of small birds using nests of other species. Illustrated with photos, we see a Wren using an old Swallow nest and also a Long-tailed Tit nest. A Spotted Flycatcher is using and old Swallow nest too. Click here to read the article.
Scottish Birds 37:4 (2017) p316
The first proved breeding of Ring-necked Parakeets in Scotland occurred at Victoria Park, Glasgow in 2017. Birds had been seen prospecting a nest site the previous year. Susan Harris closely monitored the birds in 2017 and Chris McInerny brings us up to date with the developments in this article.
Scottish Birds 36:4 (2016) p322-323
Jim Coyle tells us about the first successful breeding of a pair of Great Crested Grebes on an artificial floating island at Hogganfield Loch in Glasgow. Jim also tells us about other species that are using these 'biohavens'. Click here to read.
Scottish Birds 34:4 (2014) p340-342
During the course of fieldwork, Jimmy Maxwell discovered nine pairs of the rare and declining Tree Sparrows at a farm in Lanarkshire. All were actually using holes and cracks in the various buildings on the farm and he found none in trees. Click here to read the article.