The Angus & Dundee Bird Club was formed in 1997. In 19 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 12 Individual / Family and 10 Unwaged.

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

Please Click and Print Application Form

Application Form




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

The 2012 Angus and Dundee Bird Report is now available in the attractive 'perfect binding' format and has full colour front and back pages with a map of the area. Inside it contains colour photographs, a systematic list of the species recorded, a summary of the Ringing Totals for the year and an article on the Roundyhill Tree Sparrow colony and the effect of weather on its productivity.

Copies of the Report are available from the Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, SOC Waterston House at Aberlady or the County Recorder.

Price is 7.50 plus 1.50 postage and packing. Cheques should be made payable to the Angus and 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)

SOC Spreadsheet





Outdoor Outings

For Further Details Contact Outdoor Field Trips Organiser Mickey Mellon on (01241) 877973 - Non Club Members Welcome!

Sun 8th January


Meet South Balmossie Street, Monifieth 9:30am.

Leader Gus Guthrie

Sun 12th February

“Scone Palace & Argaty Red Kites”

Meet Quarrymill, Perth 10:00am.

Leader Bob McCurley & Brian Brocklehurst

Sun 12th March


Meet Loch of Kinnordy 9:30am.

Leader Gus Guthrie

Wed 12th April

“Auchmithie/Windyhills” (With Lunch at the But ‘n Ben)

Meet Auchmithie Car Park 10:00am.

Leader Bob McCurley

Sun 7th May

“Glen Esk & Loch Lee”

Meet Edzell Car Park 10:00am.

Leader Jon Cook

Wed 17th May


Meet Montrose Basin Visitor Centre 10:00am.

Leader Alex Shepherd

Sun 28th May

“Killecrankie/River Garry Walk”

Meet Riverside Drive, Dundee 9:00am.

Leader TBA

Sun 4th June

“Barry Buddon Open Day”

Meet Monifieth Football Pitch Car Park 10:00am.

Leader Bob McCurley, Jim Cook & Graham Smith

Wed 12th July

“St Cyrus & Fowlsheugh”

Meet St Cyrus Visitor Centre 10:00am.

Leader Brian Brocklehurst

Wed 9th August

“Arbirlot Nature Trail/Elliot”

Meet Elliot 10:00am.

Leader Mickey Mellon

Sun 10th September

“Barry Mill, Carnoustie Golf Links”

Meet Barry Mill 10:00am.

Leader Dorothy Fyffe

Sun 8th October

“Autumn Migrants, Montrose Basin”

Meet Montrose Basin Visitor Centre 10:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 12th November

“Invergowrie, Clatto, West Dundee”

Meet Clatto Car Park 10:00am.

Leader Dorothy Fyffe

Indoor Meetings

Tue 13th Dec 2016

“Christmas Social” 

with quiz by Gus Guthrie & Jonathan Patullo, Members Slides

7:30pm at Panbride Church Hall, Carnoustie

Tue 17th January

“Birding Chile”

7:30pm at Panbride Church Hall, Carnoustie

Rob Noble-Nesbitt

Tue 21st February

“Corn Buntings”

7:30pm at Panbride Church Hall, Carnoustie

Yvonne Stephan

Tue 21st March

“Tayside Reed Beds”

7:30pm at Panbride Church Hall, Carnoustie

Les Hatton

Tue 18th April

“East Anglian Delights”

7:30pm at Panbride Church Hall, Carnoustie

Anne Reid

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