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Scottish Birds

This is my gallery of bird photos taken in various locations in Scotland. There is a variety of photographs, some of very common garden birds which you would see every day, some of speciality species like the high altitude Dotterel, and some images of once-off rarities that I have been lucky enough to catch up with. I suppose really I should be calling this gallery 'Birds in Scotland' rather than 'Scottish Birds' since some of the species shown here are rare vagrants to Scotland rather than native Scottish birds. You need a great deal of luck to catch up with some of them.
Other Scottish birding photographs can be found in the PBase gallery of my friends John Anderson at http://www.pbase.com/crail_birder who has some superb images mostly taken in Fife.
The official list of Birds of Scotland is maintained by the Scottish Ornithologists' Club (SOC) and can be found on their web site at http://www.the-soc.org.uk/bird-recording/the-scottish-list
Alpine Swift
:: Alpine Swift ::
American Black Duck
:: American Black Duck ::
American Coot
:: American Coot ::
American Wigeon
:: American Wigeon ::
Arctic Redpoll
:: Arctic Redpoll ::
Arctic Skua
:: Arctic Skua ::
Arctic Tern
:: Arctic Tern ::
Avocet
:: Avocet ::
Baird's Sandpiper
:: Baird's Sandpiper ::
Bar-tailed Godwit
:: Bar-tailed Godwit ::
Barn Owl
:: Barn Owl ::
Barn Swallow
:: Barn Swallow ::
Barnacle Goose
:: Barnacle Goose ::
Barred Warbler
:: Barred Warbler ::
Barrow's Goldeneye
:: Barrow's Goldeneye ::
Bean Goose (Taiga & Tundra)
:: Bean Goose (Taiga & Tundra) ::
Black Grouse
:: Black Grouse ::
Black Guillemot
:: Black Guillemot ::
Black Redstart
:: Black Redstart ::
Black Swan
:: Black Swan ::
Black Tern
:: Black Tern ::
Black-headed Bunting
:: Black-headed Bunting ::
Black-headed Gull
:: Black-headed Gull ::
Black-necked Grebe
:: Black-necked Grebe ::
Black-tailed Godwit
:: Black-tailed Godwit ::
Black-throated Diver
:: Black-throated Diver ::
Black-throated Thrush
:: Black-throated Thrush ::
Blackbird
:: Blackbird ::
Blackcap
:: Blackcap ::
Blue Tit
:: Blue Tit ::
Blue-winged Teal
:: Blue-winged Teal ::
Bluethroat
:: Bluethroat ::
Bonaparte's Gull
:: Bonaparte's Gull ::
Brambling
:: Brambling ::
Brown Shrike
:: Brown Shrike ::
Brünnich's Guillemot
:: Brünnich's Guillemot ::
Buff-bellied Pipit
:: Buff-bellied Pipit ::
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
:: Buff-breasted Sandpiper ::
Bullfinch
:: Bullfinch ::
Canada Goose
:: Canada Goose ::
Capercaillie
:: Capercaillie ::
Carrion Crow
:: Carrion Crow ::
Caspian Gull
:: Caspian Gull ::
Chaffinch
:: Chaffinch ::
Chiffchaff
:: Chiffchaff ::
Chough
:: Chough ::
Coal Tit
:: Coal Tit ::
Collared Dove
:: Collared Dove ::
Common Buzzard
:: Common Buzzard ::
Common Crane
:: Common Crane ::
Common Crossbill
:: Common Crossbill ::
Common Eider
:: Common Eider ::
Common Gull
:: Common Gull ::
Common Kestrel
:: Common Kestrel ::
Common or Mealy Redpoll
:: Common or Mealy Redpoll ::
Common Redstart
:: Common Redstart ::
Common Rosefinch
:: Common Rosefinch ::
Common Sandpiper
:: Common Sandpiper ::
Common Scoter
:: Common Scoter ::
Common Snipe
:: Common Snipe ::
Common Swift
:: Common Swift ::
Common Tern
:: Common Tern ::
Common Whitethroat
:: Common Whitethroat ::
Coot
:: Coot ::
Corn Bunting
:: Corn Bunting ::
Corncrake
:: Corncrake ::
Crested Tit
:: Crested Tit ::
Cuckoo
:: Cuckoo ::
Curlew
:: Curlew ::
Curlew Sandpiper
:: Curlew Sandpiper ::
Dipper
:: Dipper ::
Dotterel
:: Dotterel ::
Dunlin
:: Dunlin ::
Dunnock
:: Dunnock ::
Eastern Black Redstart
:: Eastern Black Redstart ::
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler
:: Eastern Olivaceous Warbler ::
Egyptian Goose
:: Egyptian Goose ::
Eurasian Collared Dove
:: Eurasian Collared Dove ::
European White-fronted Goose
:: European White-fronted Goose ::
Feral Pigeon
:: Feral Pigeon ::
Ferruginous Duck
:: Ferruginous Duck ::
Fieldfare
:: Fieldfare ::
Fulmar
:: Fulmar ::
Gadwall
:: Gadwall ::
Gannet
:: Gannet ::
Garden Warbler
:: Garden Warbler ::
Garganey
:: Garganey ::
Glaucous Gull
:: Glaucous Gull ::
Goldcrest
:: Goldcrest ::
Golden Eagle
:: Golden Eagle ::
Golden Plover
:: Golden Plover ::
Goldeneye
:: Goldeneye ::
Goldfinch
:: Goldfinch ::
Goosander
:: Goosander ::
Grasshopper Warbler
:: Grasshopper Warbler ::
Great Black-backed Gull
:: Great Black-backed Gull ::
Great Cormorant
:: Great Cormorant ::
Great Crested Grebe
:: Great Crested Grebe ::
Great Grey Shrike
:: Great Grey Shrike ::
Great Northern Diver
:: Great Northern Diver ::
Great Skua
:: Great Skua ::
Great Spotted Woodpecker
:: Great Spotted Woodpecker ::
Great Tit
:: Great Tit ::
Great White Egret
:: Great White Egret ::
Greater Scaup
:: Greater Scaup ::
Green Sandpiper
:: Green Sandpiper ::
Green Woodpecker
:: Green Woodpecker ::
Green-winged Teal
:: Green-winged Teal ::
Greenfinch
:: Greenfinch ::
Greenland White-fronted Goose
:: Greenland White-fronted Goose ::
Greenshank
:: Greenshank ::
Grey Heron
:: Grey Heron ::
Grey Partridge
:: Grey Partridge ::
Grey Phalarope
:: Grey Phalarope ::
Grey Plover (Black-bellied Plover)
:: Grey Plover (Black-bellied Plover) ::
Grey Wagtail
:: Grey Wagtail ::
Greylag Goose
:: Greylag Goose ::
Guillemot
:: Guillemot ::
Gull-billed Tern
:: Gull-billed Tern ::
Gulls gallery
:: Gulls gallery ::
Gyr Falcon/Gyrfalcon
:: Gyr Falcon/Gyrfalcon ::
Hawfinch
:: Hawfinch ::
Hen Harrier
:: Hen Harrier ::
Herring Gull
:: Herring Gull ::
Hobby
:: Hobby ::
Hooded Crow
:: Hooded Crow ::
Hooded Merganser
:: Hooded Merganser ::
House Sparrow
:: House Sparrow ::
Iceland Gull
:: Iceland Gull ::
Icterine Warbler
:: Icterine Warbler ::
Ivory Gull
:: Ivory Gull ::
Jackdaw
:: Jackdaw ::
Jay
:: Jay ::
King Eider
:: King Eider ::
Kingfisher
:: Kingfisher ::
Kittiwake
:: Kittiwake ::
Knot
:: Knot ::
Lanceolated Warbler
:: Lanceolated Warbler ::
Lapland Bunting
:: Lapland Bunting ::
Lapwing
:: Lapwing ::
Laughing Gull
:: Laughing Gull ::
Lesser Black-backed Gull
:: Lesser Black-backed Gull ::
Lesser Redpoll
:: Lesser Redpoll ::
Lesser Scaup
:: Lesser Scaup ::
Lesser Whitethroat
:: Lesser Whitethroat ::
Lesser Yellowlegs
:: Lesser Yellowlegs ::
Linnet
:: Linnet ::
Little Bunting
:: Little Bunting ::
Little Egret
:: Little Egret ::
Little Grebe
:: Little Grebe ::
Little Gull
:: Little Gull ::
Little Ringed Plover
:: Little Ringed Plover ::
Little Stint
:: Little Stint ::
Long-billed Dowitcher
:: Long-billed Dowitcher ::
Long-tailed Duck
:: Long-tailed Duck ::
Long-tailed Tit
:: Long-tailed Tit ::
Magpie
:: Magpie ::
Mallard
:: Mallard ::
Mandarin Duck
:: Mandarin Duck ::
Manx Shearwater
:: Manx Shearwater ::
Marsh Warbler
:: Marsh Warbler ::
Meadow Pipit
:: Meadow Pipit ::
Mediterranean Gull
:: Mediterranean Gull ::
Merlin
:: Merlin ::
Mistle Thrush
:: Mistle Thrush ::
Moorhen
:: Moorhen ::
Mute Swan
:: Mute Swan ::
Northern Wheatear
:: Northern Wheatear ::
Nuthatch
:: Nuthatch ::
Olive-backed Pipit
:: Olive-backed Pipit ::
Osprey
:: Osprey ::
Oystercatcher
:: Oystercatcher ::
Pale-bellied Brent Goose
:: Pale-bellied Brent Goose ::
Pallid Harrier
:: Pallid Harrier ::
Parrot Crossbill
:: Parrot Crossbill ::
Pechora Pipit
:: Pechora Pipit ::
Pectoral Sandpiper
:: Pectoral Sandpiper ::
Peregrine Falcon
:: Peregrine Falcon ::
Pheasant
:: Pheasant ::
Pied Flycatcher
:: Pied Flycatcher ::
Pied-billed Grebe
:: Pied-billed Grebe ::
Pink-footed Goose
:: Pink-footed Goose ::
Pintail
:: Pintail ::
Pochard
:: Pochard ::
Ptarmigan
:: Ptarmigan ::
Puffin
:: Puffin ::
Purple Sandpiper
:: Purple Sandpiper ::
Raven
:: Raven ::
Razorbill
:: Razorbill ::
Red Grouse
:: Red Grouse ::
Red Kite
:: Red Kite ::
Red-backed Shrike
:: Red-backed Shrike ::
Red-breasted Flycatcher
:: Red-breasted Flycatcher ::
Red-breasted Goose
:: Red-breasted Goose ::
Red-breasted Merganser
:: Red-breasted Merganser ::
Red-flanked Bluetail
:: Red-flanked Bluetail ::
Red-footed Falcon
:: Red-footed Falcon ::
Red-legged Partridge
:: Red-legged Partridge ::
Red-necked Phalarope
:: Red-necked Phalarope ::
Red-rumped Swallow
:: Red-rumped Swallow ::
Red-throated Diver
:: Red-throated Diver ::
Redshank
:: Redshank ::
Redwing Thrush
:: Redwing Thrush ::
Reed Bunting
:: Reed Bunting ::
Reed Warbler
:: Reed Warbler ::
Ring Ouzel
:: Ring Ouzel ::
Ring-billed Gull
:: Ring-billed Gull ::
Ring-necked Duck
:: Ring-necked Duck ::
Ringed Plover
:: Ringed Plover ::
River Warbler
:: River Warbler ::
Robin
:: Robin ::
Rock Dove
:: Rock Dove ::
Rock Pipit
:: Rock Pipit ::
Rose-coloured Starling
:: Rose-coloured Starling ::
Ross's Goose
:: Ross's Goose ::
Ross's Gull
:: Ross's Gull ::
Rough-legged Buzzard
:: Rough-legged Buzzard ::
Ruddy Duck
:: Ruddy Duck ::
Ruff
:: Ruff ::
Rustic Bunting
:: Rustic Bunting ::
Sand Martin
:: Sand Martin ::
Sanderling
:: Sanderling ::
Sandwich Tern
:: Sandwich Tern ::
Sedge Warbler
:: Sedge Warbler ::
Shag
:: Shag ::
Shelduck
:: Shelduck ::
Shore Lark
:: Shore Lark ::
Short-eared Owl
:: Short-eared Owl ::
Shoveler
:: Shoveler ::
Siskin
:: Siskin ::
Skylark
:: Skylark ::
Slavonian Grebe
:: Slavonian Grebe ::
Smew
:: Smew ::
Snow Bunting
:: Snow Bunting ::
Snow Goose
:: Snow Goose ::
Snowy Owl
:: Snowy Owl ::
Song Thrush
:: Song Thrush ::
Sparrowhawk
:: Sparrowhawk ::
Spoonbill
:: Spoonbill ::
Spotted Crake
:: Spotted Crake ::
Spotted Flycatcher
:: Spotted Flycatcher ::
Spotted Redshank
:: Spotted Redshank ::
Spotted Sandpiper
:: Spotted Sandpiper ::
Starling
:: Starling ::
Stock Dove
:: Stock Dove ::
Stonechat
:: Stonechat ::
Subalpine Warbler
:: Subalpine Warbler ::
Swainson's Thrush
:: Swainson's Thrush ::
Swan Goose
:: Swan Goose ::
Tawny Owl
:: Tawny Owl ::
Teal
:: Teal ::
Tree Pipit
:: Tree Pipit ::
Tree Sparrow
:: Tree Sparrow ::
Treecreeper
:: Treecreeper ::
Tufted Duck
:: Tufted Duck ::
Turnstone
:: Turnstone ::
Twite
:: Twite ::
Two-barred Crossbill
:: Two-barred Crossbill ::
Velvet Scoter
:: Velvet Scoter ::
Water Pipit
:: Water Pipit ::
Water Rail
:: Water Rail ::
Waxwing (Bohemian Waxwing)
:: Waxwing (Bohemian Waxwing) ::
Whimbrel
:: Whimbrel ::
Whinchat
:: Whinchat ::
White's Thrush
:: White's Thrush ::
White-rumped Sandpiper
:: White-rumped Sandpiper ::
White-tailed Eagle
:: White-tailed Eagle ::
White-winged Tern (or White-winged Black Tern)
:: White-winged Tern (or White-winged Black Tern) ::
White/Pied Wagtail
:: White/Pied Wagtail ::
Whooper Swan
:: Whooper Swan ::
Wigeon
:: Wigeon ::
Willow Warbler
:: Willow Warbler ::
Wilson's Phalarope
:: Wilson's Phalarope ::
Wood Duck
:: Wood Duck ::
Wood Pigeon
:: Wood Pigeon ::
Wood Sandpiper
:: Wood Sandpiper ::
Wood Warbler
:: Wood Warbler ::
Woodchat Shrike
:: Woodchat Shrike ::
Woodcock
:: Woodcock ::
Wren
:: Wren ::
Yellow-browed Warbler
:: Yellow-browed Warbler ::
Yellow-legged Gull
:: Yellow-legged Gull ::
Yellowhammer
:: Yellowhammer ::