• A Teal from Howdon Wetlands by Jack Bucknall
  • A Pacific Diver at Ladyburn Lake, Druridge Bay Country Park in January 2017 by Paul Buskin
  • A Siberian Accentor at Newbiggin in October 2016 by Alan Jack
  • An Isabelline Wheatear at Holy Island in October 2016 by Tim Sexton
  • A Shorelark at Blyth in October 2015 by David Dinsley
  • An Eider from Seahouses by Adriana Buskin
  • A Jack Snipe from Beadnell by Mark Eaton
  • A Redwing from the Wallsend Parks by Paul Buskin
  • An Iceland Gull by Alan Curry
  • Whooper Swans by Chris Barlow
  • A Lapland Bunting from St Mary's by Paul Buskin
  • Sanderlings from St Mary's by Alan Jack
  • A Waxwing from Ashington by Paul Buskin
  • A Brent Goose by Alan Curry
  • A Barnacle Goose by Adriana Buskin
  • A Curlew by Alan Jack
  • Bar-tailed Godwits from St Mary's by Adriana Buskin
  • Black Grouse by Chris Barlow

Other Publications

In addition to our annual reports the club has the following publications available for purchase. Prices quoted include postage and packaging although arrangements can be made to collect items at indoor meetings during the winter sessions. Please contact :  Trevor Blake 6 Glenside, Ellington, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 5LS.  Email:  trevor1958@live.co.uk

Please make cheques payable to ‘Northumberland & Tyneside Bird Club‘.


The Atlas of Wintering Birds in Northumbria

A landmark publication, it includes full details of all species found in the club’s recording area during the three winter periods of 1996/97 to 1998/99 inclusive. For most species a full account, including details of numbers found, distribution, and, where appropriate, comments on the historical, local and national significance, are given. In addition three maps have been provided showing the distribution by tetrad and 10km squares for the latest survey and also the distribution by 10km square for the 1981-84 winter survey. The introduction outlines the major habitats within the area and also the region’s winter weather. A4 hardback, laminated cover,  468 pages, 36 colour photos & many line drawings.

PRICE REDUCED – NOW JUST £10 (p & p £7.50  or collect at a club meeting)


Blyth Birds

A comprehensive history of the birds of Blyth in the 1990s compiled by club member Steve Holliday. This A5 sized publication contains not only a full Classified List of all species that have been recorded in the area but also accounts for Purple Sandpipers and Gull numbers.