The Angus & Dundee Bird Club was formed in 1997. In 23 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 Gus Guthrie. He can be contacted on (01575) 574548 and 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 26th July


Meet Council Buildings, Orchardbank Ind Est., Forfar. 8:30am Start time.

Leader TBA

Sun 23rd August

“Montrose Basins”

Meet Montrose Basin Visitor Centre. 9:30am.

Leader TBA

Sun 20th September

“Fife Coast”

Meet Car Park at Fife side of Tay Road Bridge. 9:30am.

Leader TBA

Sun 11th October

“Angus Coast Migrants”

Meet Lunan Bay Public Car Park. 9:30am.

Leader TBA

Sun 15th November

“Angus Lochs”

Meet Old Leisure Centre Car Park, Forfar. 9:30am.

Leader TBA

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 Jan 2021

“The Work Of The Rare Birds Breeding Panel”

7:30pm via Zoom Conferencing

Dr. Mark Eaton

Tue 16th Feb 2021

“Tayside Swift Project”

7:30pm via Zoom Conferencing

Daniele Muir

Tue 30th Mar 2021

“The work Of The B.T.O.”

7:30pm via Zoom Conferencing

Steve Willis

Tue 20th Apr 2021

“The West Coast Of South Africa In Spring - Birds & Flowers”

7:30pm via Zoom Conferencing

Anne Tee

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