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!

The 2019 Angus and Dundee Bird Report is now available in the attractive 'perfect binding' format. It has full colour front and back pages with a map of the area. Inside it contains a systematic list of the species recorded, colour photographs, a summary of ringing totals for the year and articles on The Waders of Glen Esk and the first Olive-backed Pipit for the County.

Copies of the Report are available from Montrose Basin Visitor Centre and the SOC's headquarters at Waterston House in Aberlady (please call to check availability before travelling), or by post from Jon Cook, address below.

Price is 8.00 plus 2.15 UK postage and packing. 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

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


Sun 22nd May

“Little Glen Shee”

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

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Wed TBC Late May/Early June

“Trip To Isle of May”

Meet TBC.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 12th June


Meet at Killiekrankie Visitor Centre. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 10th July


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

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 21st August

“Barry Buddon Open Day”

Meet at Monifeith Football Pitch Car Park Entrance. 10:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 18th September

“Fife Coast”

Meet at Car Park on Fife Side of Tay Road Bridge. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 16th October

“Angus Coast Migrants”

Meet at Lunan Bay Car Park. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 13th November

“Angus Lochs”

Meet TBC. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 18th December

“Montrose Basin”

Meet at SWT Visitor Centre. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Indoor Meetings

Tue 15th Mar 2022

“Wildlife of the Angus Glens”

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Carnoustie

Hugh Bell

Tue 19th Apr 2022

“Dippers in Angus”

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Carnoustie

Ken Slater

Tue 20th Sep 2022

“Summer Cycling & Birding Adventure & AGM”

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Carnoustie

Mathieu Soetens

Tue 18th Oct 2022

“Birds of Thailand”

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Carnoustie

Eric McCabe

Tue 15th Nov 2022

“Muir of Dinnet”

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Carnoustie

Kirsten Muir

Tue 6th Dec 2022

“Members Night & Christmas Social”

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Carnoustie

All Welcome!

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