Welcome to the Birding pages of Planet Gary. I’ve been a bird watcher for more than 40 years but I’ve decided to start again and keep a fresh list of all the different species of birds I encounter in my travels, along with a few words on the topic of birding.


Future Articles

  • Duddingston Loch, Edinburgh – Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve.
  • Gladhouse Reservoir – excellent open water birding location.
  • Hadfast Valley, Cousland – Scottish Wildlife Trust nature reserve
  • Levenhall Links, Musselburgh – coastal bird watching location.
  • Local Birding – getting to know the birds in your own local area.
  • Milkhall Pond, Penicuik – Scottish Wildlife Trust nature reserve
  • Roslin Glen Wildlife Reserve – Scottish Wildlife Trust nature reserve.
  • Straiton Pond, Loanhead – small but interesting local nature reserve.
  • The Big Tick List – more that just ticking off a bird sighting.


  • Bird Galleries – all manner of bird related images including real birds!

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