Contents of 2004 Report

  • The Lesser Whitethroat in Ayrshire by Tom Byars
  • Wood Nuthatch Nesting in Ayrshire by Angela & Roger Hissett
  • The Kestrel in Ayrshire 2004 by Gordon Riddle
  • Sparrowhawk Breeding Details 2004 by Ian Todd
  • Chronological Summary by Angus Hogg
  • Systematic List
  • Ayrshire Butterfly Report 2004 compiled by Nicola Macintyre

Contents of 2005 Report

  • Introduction by Fraser Simpson
  • The Birds of the Hunterston Area by Marco McGinty & James T M Towill
  • Birds in Ayr by Dick Vernon
  • The Kestrel in Ayrshire 2005 by Gordon Riddle
  • Sparrowhawk Breeding Details 2005 by Ian Todd
  • Chronological Summary by Angus Hogg
  • Recent Rarities in Ayrshire: Black Kite by Angus Hogg
  • Systematic List
  • The S.B.R.C. List
  • Ayrshire Butterfly Report 2005 compiled by Nicola Macintyre

Contents of 2006 Report

  • Introduction by Fraser Simpson
  • The Birds of the Hunterston Area 1968-1999 by Marco McGinty & James T M Towill
  • Skuas at Saltcoats in 2006 by Jason McManus
  • Analysis of Barn Owl pellets in East Ayrshire by Alistair Murdoch
  • The Kestrel in Ayrshire 2006 by Gordon Riddle
  • Sparrowhawk Breeding Details 2006 by Ian Todd
  • Chronological Summary by Angus Hogg
  • Recent Rarities in Ayrshire: Pectoral Sandpiper by Mark Maddock
  • Systematic List
  • Ayrshire Butterfly Report 2006 compiled by Nicola Macintyre

Contents of 2007 Report

  • Introduction by Fraser Simpson
  • The Birds of the Hunterston Area, Early Years to 1968 by Marco McGinty & James T M Towill
  • Ayrshire’s Historical Rookeries by Kevin Waite
  • The Kestrel in Ayrshire 2007 by Gordon Riddle
  • Sparrowhawk Breeding Details 2007 by Ian Todd
  • Chronological Summary by Angus Hogg
  • Systematic List
  • Recent Rarities in Ayrshire
  • Ayrshire Butterfly Report 2007 by Fraser Simpson

Contents of 2008 Report

  • Introduction by Fraser Simpson
  • Breeding Warblers in Culzean Country Park 1978-2008 by Katie Walker & Aidan Maccormick
  • The Water Pipit in Ayrshire by Angus Hogg
  • The Kestrel in Ayrshire 2008 by Gordon Riddle
  • Sparrowhawk Breeding Details 2008 by Ian Todd
  • Chronological Summary by Angus Hogg
  • Systematic List
  • Recent Rarities in Ayrshire
  • Gazetteer of Sites in Ayrshire by Fraser Simpson

Editorial Team

Editor and Local Recorder: Fraser Simpson. Please send all Ayrshire records to Fraser, preferably by the end of February, to allow for a faster production of the year’s systematic list.

Assistant Local Recorder and rare bird records: Angus Hogg. Please send all rarity (BBRC, SBRC and ABRC) to Angus for archiving, and forwarding to the relevant committee.

Articles, short notes and photographs to: Tony Scott or Dick Vernon. Please send any articles, short notes and photographs to Tony or Dick for inclusion in the bird report.