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!

Wed 22nd May 2024

“Glen Esk”

Meet at Car Park on Lethnot Road, Edzell. 10:00am. (Later Time)

Leader Jon Cook

Sun 26th May 2024

“Barry Buddon Open Day”

Meet at Camp Main Car Park, Barry Buddon. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 9th Jun 2024

“Little Glen Shee & Newtonbridge”

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

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Wed 26th Jun 2024

“Balgavies Evening Walk 7-9pm”

Meet at SWT Hide Car Park, Balgavies Loch. 7:00pm.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 21st July 2024


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

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 15th Sept 2024

“Kingdom of Fife”

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

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 13th Oct 2024

“Angus Migrants”

Meet at Elliot Car Park, Beside Golf Green Keepers Buildings. 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 3rd Nov 2024

“Angus Inland Lochs”

Meet at Forfar Loch Car Park (at old Leisure Centre). 9:00am.

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Sun 8th Dec 2024

“Lunan Bay and Montrose Basin”

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

Leader Jonathan Pattullo

Indoor Meetings

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

Tue 17th Sep 2024

“A Trip To Japan” & AGM

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Arbroath Rd., Carnoustie. DD7 6BI

Janet Lynch

Tue 15th Oct 2024

“Travels in Costa Rica”

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Arbroath Rd., Carnoustie. DD7 6BI

Willie Mather

Tue 13th Nov 2024

“Alaska, The Big Country” (Joint with Local Natural History Groups)

7:30pm at Glasite Hall, Kings St., Dundee. DD1 2JB

Eric McCabe

Tue 17th Dec 2024

“Xmas Social and Members Night”

7:30pm at Panbride Hall, Arbroath Rd., Carnoustie. DD7 6BI

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