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Birdwatching in Scotland

Birdwatching in Scotland

Paul Doherty

Stunning footage of many Scottish specialities filmed in summer and winter.

Features 111 species and includes stunning footage of Capercaillies, Ptarmigan, Golden and White-tailed Eagles, Crested Tits, Scottish Crossbills, Dotterel, Whimbrel, Red-necked Phalaropes, and many, many more. Rare birds such as Surf Scoter, King Eider, Snowy Egret and Ross's Gull are also included. Other creatures such as deer, Otters, Dolphins, Red Squirrels, Pine Martens and Basking Sharks have not been forgotten either.

"This is the ideal appetiser for those planning a trip or a great reminder or previous ventures......Highly recommended to anyone with an interest in the Scottish avifauna."

 - Birding Scotland

108 min.

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Common NameScientific Name
Red-throated DiverGavia stellata
Black-throated DiverGavia arctica
Great Northern DiverGavia immer
Slavonian GrebePodiceps auritus
Northern FulmarFulmarus glacialis
European Storm-PetrelHydrobates pelagicus
Northern GannetMorus bassanus
European ShagPhalacrocorax aristotelis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Mute SwanCygnus olor
Whooper SwanCygnus cygnus
Pink-footed GooseAnser brachyrhynchus
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifrons
Greylag GooseAnser anser
Snow GooseChen caerulescens
Canada GooseBranta canadensis
Barnacle GooseBranta leucopsis
Brent GooseBranta bernicla
Common ShelduckTadorna tadorna
Eurasian WigeonAnas penelope
Eurasian TealAnas crecca
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
Common PochardAythya ferina
Tufted DuckAythya fuligula
Greater ScaupAythya marila
Common EiderSomateria mollissima
King EiderSomateria spectabilis
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis
Black ScoterMelanitta nigra
Surf ScoterMelanitta perspicillata
Velvet ScoterMelanitta fusca
Common GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator
OspreyPandion haliaetus
Red KiteMilvus milvus
White-tailed EagleHaliaeetus albicilla
Common NameScientific Name
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneus
Common BuzzardButeo buteo
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
MerlinFalco columbarius
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
Red GrouseLagopus lagopus scoticus
Rock PtarmiganLagopus mutus
Black GrouseTetrao tetrix
Western CapercaillieTetrao urogallus
Corn CrakeCrex crex
Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegus
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellus
European Golden PloverPluvialis apricaria
Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Eurasian DotterelEudromias morinellus
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
SanderlingCalidris alba
Purple SandpiperCalidris maritima
RuffPhilomachus pugnax
Great SkuaStercorarius skua
Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinus
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticus
Mew GullLarus canus
Herring GullLarus argentatus
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus
Glaucous GullLarus hyperboreus
Iceland GullLarus glaucoides
Black-headed GullLarus ridibundus
Little GullLarus minutus
Common NameScientific Name
Ross's GullRhodostethia rosea
Common TernSterna hirundo
RazorbillAlca torda
Common GuillemotUria aalge
Black GuillemotCepphus grylle
Atlantic PuffinFratercula arctica
Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus
Sky LarkAlauda arvensis
White / Pied WagtailMotacilla alba
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensis
Pechora PipitAnthus gustavi
Rock PipitAnthus petrosus
Great Grey ShrikeLanius excubitor
Bohemian WaxwingBombycilla garrulus
Winter WrenTroglodytes troglodytes
FieldfareTurdus pilaris
RedwingTurdus iliacus
WhinchatSaxicola rubetra
StonechatSaxicola torquata
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
Lanceolated WarblerLocustella lanceolata
Arctic WarblerPhylloscopus borealis
Subalpine WarblerSylvia cantillans
Coal TitPeriparus ater
Crested TitLophophanes cristatus
Red-billed ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Hooded CrowCorvus cornix
Common RavenCorvus corax
Common StarlingSturnus vulgaris
Corn BuntingMiliaria calandra
Little BuntingEmberiza pusilla
Snow BuntingPlectrophenax nivalis
ChaffinchFringilla coelebs
European GreenfinchCarduelis chloris
Eurasian SiskinCarduelis spinus
TwiteAcanthis flavirostris
Common NameScientific Name
Parrot CrossbillLoxia pytyopsittacus
Scottish CrossbillLoxia scotica
Common BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhula

Disclaimer The species list above is in systematic order, the taxonomy and nomenclature of which generally follows the Wells World Birds list on Birder's Diary v3.0 (courtesy of Thayer Software:, with adaptations by WildSounds.
The Wells World Birds list is based on a classification created by Mic Wells.
Please note that the above list may not be in the same order or be a full and accurate representation of the species on the title concerned. We take due care to ensure the accuracy of the list, but should you find any errors, please notify us.

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