The Angus & Dundee Bird Club was formed in 1997. In 25 successful years the membership has grown to over 200 members! The club organizes a varied programme of outdoor and indoor meetings throughout the year. The indoor meetings are held at the Panbride Church Hall, Carnoustie. Members can also benefit from an included texting service, which operates when rarer birds have been located.

Club Chairman is Jonathan Pattullo. He can be contacted via email at for further information, questions answered and application forms. Follow the “Contact” link at the top of this website to view other ADBC contact details.

Membership includes the Annual Bird Report and optional Text Grapevine System.
You will also receive 3 Newsletters issued in March, July and November, edited by Jon Cook who can be contacted on (01382) 738495 and via email at

Annual Membership is only 15 Individual / 20 Family and 15 Unwaged.

To join the ADBC contact our Club Chairman, or alternatively click the link below, download and print off the application form and post to our treasurer.

Please Click and Print Application Form

Application & Membership Renewal Form Download




The Angus & Dundee Bird Report records the number of Species of Birds throughout the year in Angus & Dundee!

Both the 2015/16 & 2017/18 Angus and Dundee Bird Report are now available in the attractive 'perfect binding' format. Both have full colour front and back pages with a map of the area. Inside they contains colour photographs, a systematic list of the species recorded, a summary of the Ringing Totals for the year and other articles relating to local bird news.

Copies of the Reports will be available from Montrose Basin Visitor Centre and the SOC’s Waterston House in Aberlady once they re-open, or by post from the ADBC Secretary, Dorothy Fyffe, 33 Ireland Street, Carnoustie, Angus, DD7 6AS.

Price is 12.50 plus 2.50 postage and packing for a single Report, or 22.50 plus 3.50 postage and packing for both Reports. Cheques should be made payable to the Angus & Dundee Bird Club.

Club Members get a copy AUTOMATICALLY, so why not join!

County Recorder, Bird Report Editor & Rare Bird Descriptions Sent To:
Jon Cook, 76 Torridon Road, Broughty Ferry, Dundee. DD5 3JH. Telephone: (01382) 738495

Please submit ALL your Angus Bird Records preferably via the BTO’s BirdTrack.

Alternatively submit to the County Recorder Jon Cook using

a) the SOC Angus Bird Recorder software (details from Jon Cook)
b) the SOC spreadsheet
c) on paper (in date/site/species order)




A PDF Guide To Accessible Birdwatching Sites In Angus, by Alex Shepherd





Outdoor Outings

Events dependent on lock down regulations prevailing at the time. If meetings are to go ahead this will be advised by email. If in doubt please contact a committee member before traveling.

For Further Details Contact Club Committee - Non Club Members Welcome!

Sun 21st November

“East Angus Lochs”

Meet Old Forfar Leisure Centre, Forfar. 9:00am Start time.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 12th December

“North Angus Coast”

Meet at Queens Drive (opposite Milimia Pizza), Arbroath. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo


Sun 16th January

“New Year Wader Watch”

Meet opposite Barnhill Rock Garden, Broughty Ferry. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo, Gus Guthrie

Sun 13th February

“Scone Palace, Carsebreck”

Meet Quarrymill Woodland Park, Perth. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo, Gus Guthrie

Sun 13th March

“West Angus Lochs”

Meet Kinnordy Loch. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo, Alex Smith

Sun 24th April

“Fife Trip”

Meet ar Riverside NP, Dundee. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo, Gus Guthrie

Sun 18th May

“Glen Esk”

Meet Lethnot Road Car Park, Edzell. 10:00am.

Leader Jon Cook

Sun 22nd May

“Little Glen Shee”

Meet at Broxden Roundabout Park & Ride, Perth. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Indoor Meetings

Events dependent on lock down regulations prevailing at the time. If meetings are to go ahead this will be advised by email. If in doubt please contact a committee member before traveling. Zoom meeting details sent to Club Members via email a few days before the meeting date.

Tue 19th Oct 2021

“By Bike To Shetland”

7:30pm via Zoom Conferencing

Mathieu Soetens

Tue 16th Nov 2021

“South Of Scotland Eagle Project”

7:30pm via Zoom Conferencing

Rick Taylor

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