Sunday, 25 January 2015

Welcome Back !

After our winter shutdown, Tartan Birder is back.  The weather in the west of Scotland hasn't been conducive to birding over the last few weeks, but I have had a few recent highlights including, a flock of 24 redwings in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow, and several Buzzards spotted in Renfrewshire. 

Hopefully 2015 will be a great birding year for me and you can read regular updates, including photographs, here on the blog.  I've included below a brief list of what to expect over the coming months.

A trip to Chatelherault Park, Lanarkshire, including the AGM of the Butterfly Conservation Society.
The Tartan Birder heads south...again.  A visit to RSPB Leighton Moss.
Loch of Lowes  - Osprey Watch!
Scottish Bird Fair 2015.
Sea Watching in Cumbria - the Tartan Birder visits RSPB St. Bees.

Of course, I will include updates on my visits to local nature reserves, including RSPB Lochwinnoch, RSPB Baron's Haugh, Possil Marsh, Millichen Farm, Loch Ardinning, Hogganfield Loch and Glen Moss. 

I hope to continue reviewing binoculars, scopes and monoculars.  The following reviews will be published over the coming weeks:

Hawke Frontier ED 8x43
Viking MD 6.5x32
Viking AW 65mm Spotting Scope

Keep checking in to the most comprehensive birding and wildlife blog in Scotland for further updates.

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