Scottish Birds 39:2 (2019) p184-186
Scottish Birds 37:4 (2017) p338-341
In this article, Stuart Gilles gives us a masterclass in identifying this very scare wintering bird with some stunning images.
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.
Clyde Birds 22 (2015) p97-99
A Caspian Gull, Larus cachinnans, was discovered at Strathclyde Country Park during February 2008. This first winter bird constitutes the first record of this species for the Clyde recording area. Christopher McInerny and Keith Hoey's article for Clyde Birds can be read here.
Clyde Birds 22 (2015) p94-96
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.
Scottish Birds 34:4 (2014) p369-370
Davie Abraham describes the excitement of finding a breeding-plumaged Spotted Sandpiper at his local patch. A rare vagrant from America, this was only the second record for the Clyde. His article can be read here.
Clyde Birds 17 (2007) p120-125