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Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

March

 

 

 

 

 

27/03/17

Little Gull

1

Largs

Ad Noddsdale Burn mouth

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/03/17

Ring Ouzel

1

Glen Afton

First of the year

JMcG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Fairlie Sands

AMcK

 

Greenshank

2

Fairlie

Fairlie Sands

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/03/17

Brent Goose

20

Maidens

 

RL

 

Greenshank

1

Largs

 

GT

 

Red-throated Diver

10

Turnberry Point

 

JMcP

 

Great Northern Diver

4

Turnberry Point

 

JMcP

 

Purple Sandpiper

40

Turnberry Point

 

JMcP

 

Knot

11

Turnberry Point

 

JMcP

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/03/17

Bonaparte's Gull

1

Largs

Ad Noddsdale Burn mouth

AR

 

Little Gull

1

Largs

2nd-w Noddsdale Burn

BG

 

Sandwich Tern

2

Hunterston

First of the year

SOC

 

Iceland Gull

2

Troon harbour

1st-w

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/03/17

Bonaparte's Gull

1

Largs

Ad 100m S Noddsdale Burn

BG

 

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male, Southannan Sands

BDK

 

Little Gull

1

Hunterston

1st-w Southannan Sands

BDK

 

Scaup

26

Auchenharvie

 

BDK

 

Whooper Swan

4

Ardrossan

On the sea

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/03/17

Sand Martin

12

Mochrum Loch

  

DK

 

Sand Martin

3

Ladyton Loch

Milton Road, Galston

SI

 

Smew

1

Barnshean Loch

Redhead

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

1

Maidens

First of the year

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

1

Troon harbour

First of the year

BDK

 

Brent Goose

20

Maidens

4 ringed Co Down 31.01.17

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

30

Crossraguel

At North Mains farm

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

25

Rankinston

 

RHH

 

Gannet

198

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Comon Scoter

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/03/17

Water Pipit

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

20

Maidens

pale-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

30

Crossraguel

At North Mains farm

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/03/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Southannan Sands

BG

 

Wheatear

1

Doonfoot

Male at Slaphouse Burn

RGV

 

Wheatear

1

Irvine beach park

Male

JA/BA

 

Purple Sandpiper

23

Troon harbour

 

JBDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/03/17

Smew

1

Barnshean Loch

Redhead

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Fairlie Sands

BT

 

Brent Goose

20

Maidens

pale-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

13

Broomhill, Knockshinnoch

 

EF

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/03/17

American Wigeon

1

Fairlie

Male at Fairlie Sands

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/03/17

Smew

1

Barnshean Loch

Redhead

RHH

 

Iceland Gull

1

Saltcoats

 

BT

 

Gannet

19

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/03/17

Smew

1

Barnshean Loch

Redhead

BG

 

Sand Martin

5

Kilbirnie Loch

 

SOC

 

Chiffchaff

5

Collennan Reservoir

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/03/17

American Wigeon

1

Fairlie

Male at Fairlie Sands

AS

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Fairlie Sands

BT

 

Whooper Swan

16

Drybridge

Opp. GSK at wind turbines

RW

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/03/17

Sand Martin

1

Prestwick

 

SOC

 

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston Lagoon

 

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Fairlie Sands

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/03/17

Sand Martin

1

Greenan Castle

First of the year

DGr

 

American Wigeon

1

Fairlie

Male at Fairlie Sands

BG

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Shewalton

Meadowhead pit

BG

 

Great Crested Grebe

1

Tarryhome

 

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/03/17

Wheatear

1

Seamill

First of the year

PMcE

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Pow Burn

Adults

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/03/17

Iceland Gull

1

Seamill

1st-w

AJ

 

Brambling

1

Tarryhome

In private garden

AS

 

Siskin

20

Tarryhome

In private garden

AS

 

Lesser Redpoll

10

Tarryhome

In private garden

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/03/17

White-fronted Goose

2

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

Greenland flavirostris

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/03/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male at Southannan Sands

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/03/17

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Fairlie Sands

AM

 

Green Sandpiper

1

River Ayr, Annbank

Mile upstream of village

CK

 

White-fronted Goose

2

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

Greenland flavirostris

BG

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

6

Fairlie

Fairlie Sands

AM

 

Greenshank

4

Fairlie

Fairlie Sands

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/03/17

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

Hunterston Sands

BG

 

White-fronted Goose

2

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

Greenland flavirostris

DG

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/03/17

White-fronted Goose

2

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

Greenland flavirostris

BG

 

Jack Snipe

1

Dundonald Camp

 

BG

 

Nuthatch

2

Ayr, Rosebank Crescent

In private garden

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/03/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male at Southannan Sands

BG

 

White-fronted Goose

2

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

Greenland flavirostris

BG

 

Lady Amherst's Pheasant

1

Howberry Farm, North Balloch

Escape

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/03/17

Iceland Gull

1

Barassie

 

BG

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Shewalton

Meadowhead pit

BG

 

Pink-footed Goose

170

Kilmarnock, flying over

From Riccarton Moss

RW

 

Knot

5

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/03/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male at Southannan Sands

MMcG

 

Red-necked Grebe

1

Irvine harbour mouth

Swimming north

RHH

 

Slavonian Grebe

1

Lendalfoot

Off layby at south end

BG

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine harbour mouth

Male

RHH

 

Common Scoter

65

Stevenston Point

 

RHH

 

Scaup

34

Auchenharvie Pond

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

70

Stevenston Point

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

6

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Shoveler

1

Hunterston

Male

MMcG

 

Gadwall

4

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Golden Plover

23

Blairbowie

Migrants back inland

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

 

 

28/02/17

Waxwing

7

Irvine, Portland Road

Opposite Portland Place

BG

 

Waxwing

5

Todhill Community Wood

Opposite entrance to

BG

 

White-fronted Goose

2

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

Greenland flavirostris

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/02/17

Waxwing

7

Irvine, Portland Road

Opposite Portland Place

DJ

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Auchenharvie GC

Juvenile

BG

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Troon

Female off old swim. pool

JA

 

Scaup

33

Auchenharvie GC

On GC pond

BG

 

Grey Plover

2

Stevenston Point

 

HM

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/02/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Auchenharvie GC

Juvenile

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

SMcM

 

White-fronted Goose

2

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

Greenland flavirostris

SMcM

 

Scaup

33

Auchenharvie GC

On GC pond

BG

 

Gannet

a few

Portencross

 

SMcM

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/02/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male at Southannan Sands

BG

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Ardeer Rec Pond

Juvenile

BG

 

Goosander

15

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

Kay Park pond

AF

 

Goldeneye

1

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

Male

AF

 

Brambling

1

Tarryholme, Irvine

In private garden

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/02/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Shewalton Sandpits SWT

 

BG

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

Adult

RHH

 

Purple Sandpiper

14

Troon harbour

Roosting at Ballast Bank

RHH

 

Knot

39

Troon harbour

Roosting at Ballast Bank

RHH

 

Dunlin

375

Troon harbour

Roosting at Ballast Bank

RHH

 

Curlew

122

Loans

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/02/17

White-fronted Goose

2

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

Greenland flavirostris

AS

 

Brent Goose

1

Yonderfield, West Kilbride

pale-bellied hrota

AS

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AS

 

Brent Goose

16

Maidens

pale-bellied hrota

TC

 

Gannet

2

Maidens

 

TC

 

Whooper Swan

25

Broomhill, Knockshinnoch

 

EF

 

Whooper Swan

20

Crossraguel

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/02/17

Little Egret

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

16

Maidens

pale-bellied hrota

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/02/17

Yellow-legged Gull

1

Barassie

Adult

BG

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/02/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Barassie

1st-w

BG

 

Iceland Gull

1

Troon harbour

Flew SW

MP

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Kilmarnock

Kay Park pond

AF

 

Waxwing

20

Ayr

Hawthorn Drive, Castlehill

BG

 

Whooper Swan

19

Benslie

16 ads + 3 juvs

DJ

 

Gannet

2

Troon harbour

 

PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/02/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male

MP

 

Pintail

12

Hunterston

Males

MP

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Greenshank

2

Fairlie

 

AMc

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/02/17

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

Female/1st-w

MH

 

Long-tailed Duck

11

Stevenston Point

 

MP

 

Common Scoter

42

Stevenston Point

 

MP

 

Twite

10

Stevenston Point

 

MP

 

Grey Plover

13

Stevenston Point

 

MP

 

Purple Sandpiper

11

Stevenston Point

 

MP

 

Whooper Swan

15

Knockshinnoch-Dalmaca

 

EF

 

Tree Sparrow

6

Kilmaurs

In private garden

RT

 

Black Guillemot

23

Troon harbour

 

MP

 

Knot

35

Troon harbour

 

MP

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Troon harbour

 

MP

 

Redshank

126

Bogside

 

MP

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/02/17

Nuthatch

pr

Dean Castle Country Park

 

AF

 

Little Egret

1

Heads of Ayr

 

RW

 

Greenshank

1

Heads of Ayr

 

RW

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/02/17

Long-tailed Duck

2

Irvine Bay

 

BT

 

Red-throated Diver

7

Irvine Bay

 

BT

 

Gannet

3

Irvine Bay

 

BT

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Airds Moss

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/02/17

Whooper Swan

13

New Cumnock

Meikle Westland

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/02/17

Shore Lark

1

New Cumnock

Garleffan opencast

SG

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Noddsdale Water, Largs

At mouth of burn

BG

 

Velvet Scoter

4

Barassie

Off the north end

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/02/17

Waxwing

5

Ayr

Belleisle Drive

MH

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Shewalton

1st-w on Meadowhead pit

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Doonfoot

Near mouth of river

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/02/17

Little Gull

1

Meigle Bay, Skelmorlie

2nd-w

BG

 

Little Gull

1

Fairlie

Adult

BG

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Stevenston

 

BG

 

Common Scoter

60

Ardeer/Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Grey Plover

13

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

6

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Sanderling

82

Ardeer/Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Scaup

31

Auchenharvie pond

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/02/17

Waxwing

11

Kilwinning

David's Crescent

BG

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Troon harbour

1st-w

PMcE

 

Black Guillemot

40+

Troon harbour

 

PMcE

 

Eider

100+

Troon harbour

 

PMcE

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Greenshank

9

Fairlie

 

BT

 

Greenshank

3

Southannan Sands

 

BT

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

100

Fairlie

 

BT

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Hunterston Castle

 

BT

 

Pink-footed Goose

1

Hunterston

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/02/17

Waxwing

13

Kilwinning

 

BT

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

92

Fairlie

 

BT

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

BT

 

Greenshank

6

Fairlie

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/02/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Shewalton

1st-w on Meadowhead pit

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/02/17

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

Female/1st-w

BG

 

Barnacle Goose

20+

Hunterston

Road to power station

AH

 

Pink-footed Goose

20+

Hunterston

Road to power station

AH

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

Adult

BG

 

Greenshank

3

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/02/17

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

DG

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/02/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Shewalton

1st-w on Meadowhead pit

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Whooper Swan

12

Broomhill fishery

 

EF

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/02/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male at Southannan Sands

MMcG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Whooper Swan

11

Drybridge

Inc 2 juveniles

JA/BA

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/02/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male at Southannan Sands

MMcG

 

Little Egret

1

Dalmilling, Ayr

On River Ayr & golf course

JI

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

Female/1st-w

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

 

 

30/01/17

American Wigeon

1

Hunterston

Male at Southannan Sands

MMcG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

CO

 

Wigeon

1500

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Pintail

2

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Gadwall

3

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Greenshank

1

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Brent Goose

15

Maidens

pale-bellied hrota

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/01/17

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

Female/1st-w

RGV

 

Water Pipit

1

Deil's Dyke-Heads of Ayr

 

RGV

 

Greenshank

1

Deil's Dyke-Heads of Ayr

 

RGV

 

Greenshank

1

Greenan

 

RGV

 

Chiffchaff

1

New Farm, Kilmarnock

 

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/01/17

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

MMcG

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Greenshank

4

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Wigeon

1200+

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Teal

200

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/01/17

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

Female/1st-w

TR/SB

 

Kingfisher

1

Annick Water, Irvine

B7081/Annick Road-hotel

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/01/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Troon harbour

1st-w

MH

 

Eider

806

Troon harbour

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/01/17

Golden Eagle

1

Upper Glenmuir

 

KB

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Shewalton

1st-w on Meadowhead pit

BG

 

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

Female/1st-w on north side

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Broadwood, Annbank

 

BT

 

Dipper

pr

Kilmarnock Water

Singing beside Sandbed St

AM

 

Goosander

m

Kilmarnock Water

Flew upstream, Sandbed St

AM

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Garnock Floods

 

BDK

 

Peregrine

1

Garnock Floods

 

BDK

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

Twite

6

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/01/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Troon harbour

1st-w

GB

 

Purple Sandpiper

4

Troon harbour

Ballast Bank

GB

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Garnock Floods

 

BDK

 

Long-eared Owl

2

Shewalton Woods

Calling

BDK

 

Barn Owl

2

Shewalton Woods

 

BDK

 

Tawny Owl

2

Shewalton Woods

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/01/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Troon harbour

1st-w

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Present since 4-Dec

AW

 

Jack Snipe

2

Martnaham Loch

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/01/17

Little Gull

1

Noddsdale Water, Largs

Adult at burn mourth

MMcG

 

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

Female/1st-w on north side

DGr

 

Yellow-legged Gull

1

Barassie

Adult on beach

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Stevenston

Adult on beach

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

4

Barassie

Adults on beach

BDK

 

Jack Snipe

6

North Inch, Seamill

 

RHH

 

Jack Snipe

1

Stevenston LNR

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

36

Stevenston

 

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

Red-throated Diver

5

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

16

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/01/17

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

Female/1st-w on north side

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

Present since 4-Dec

MMcG

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Barassie

2 ads

BDK

 

Common Gull

3785

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Pintail

pr

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Gadwall

pr

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/01/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Shewalton

1st-w on Meadowhead pit

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

4

Barassie

3 ads + 2nd-w

BDK

 

Common Gull

3500

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Black Redstart

1

Deil's Dyke, Greenan

 

RHH

 

Grey Plover

11

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/01/17

Mediterranean Gull

2

Doonfoot

Adults

SB

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/01/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Maidens

Juvenile

RHH

 

Brent Goose

16

Maidens

pale-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Hen Harrier

1

Riccarton Moss, Kilmarnock

Male

AM

 

Jack Snipe

1

Riccarton Moss, Kilmarnock

 

AM

 

Pink-footed Goose

30+

Riccarton Moss, Kilmarnock

 

AM

 

Shelduck

1

Riccarton Moss, Kilmarnock

 

AM

 

Purple Sandpiper

45

Ballast Bank, Troon

 

TC

 

Knot

60

Ballast Bank, Troon

 

TC

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Present since 4-Dec

AMcK

 

Greenshank

6

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/01/17

Grey Plover

6

Ardeer beach

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

18

Outer Nebock Rocks

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/01/17

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine Bay

Male

ST

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

old racecourse

ST

 

Water Rail

3

Trabboch

 

DGr

 

Pintail

2

Trabboch

Female

DGr

 

Great Northern Diver

2

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

4

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

9

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Eider

102

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Purple Sandpiper

26

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Turnstone

31

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Dunlin

144

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Curlew

120

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Oystercatcher

176

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

21

North Mains farm

Crossraguel

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Also at Clydeport

AMcK

 

Grey Plover

3

Stevenston Point

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/01/17

Waxwing

8

Fenwick

 

MH

 

Goosander

2

Kilmarnock

Sandbed Street

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/01/17

Knot

8

Maidens

pale-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Brent Goose

16

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/01/17

Black-throated Diver

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/01/17

Little Auk

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/01/17

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Goosander

14

Rozelle

 

JR/RGV

 

Brent Goose

16

Maidens

 

RGV/RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/01/17

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Little Egret

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Tree Sparrow

21

Burton Farm, Doonfoot

 

DGi

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/01/17

Water Pipit

1

Heads of Ayr

Craig Tara sewage plant

RHH

 

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

Slaphouse Burn mouth

BG

 

Great Northern Diver

5

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Doonfoot

 

TR

 

Jack Snipe

1

Pow Burn

 

RGV

 

Black Guillemot

27

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Purple Sandpiper

5

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Knot

40

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Twite

9

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Grey Plover

2

Stevenston Point

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/01/17

Little Egret

1

Bogside

 

MH

 

Merlin

1

Redwrae/Fail

Male

MH

 

White-fronted Goose

4

Nith Valley

Probably albifrons

MH

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Nith Valley

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

18

Nith Valley

 

MH

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/01/17

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

Slaphouse Burn mouth

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Doonfoot

 

TR

 

Hen Harrier

2

Bogside, Irvine

Around old race course

DJ/BDK

 

White-fronted Goose

1

Martnaham Loch

flavirostris Sandhill Farm

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

6

Shewalton

Oldhall ponds

JD

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/01/17

Water Pipit

1

Meikle Craigs

 

BDK

 

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

Slaphouse Burn mouth

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside, Irvine

Around old race course

RHH

 

Pintail

3

Hunterston area

 

MMcG

 

Common Scoter

50

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

Grey Plover

11

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/01/17

Snow Bunting

7

Pow Burn

Flew north

BDK

 

Brambling

3

Culzean

In deer enclosures

TS/GS

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Present since 4-Dec

AMcK

 

Little Egret

1

Heads of Ayr

 

BT

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

2nd-w

BDK

 

Grey Plover

11

Bogside-Garnock Estuary

 

JMcP

 

Merlin

1

Loans

Female

RHH

 

Tree Sparrow

6

Redwrae/Fail

 

RHH

 

Common Scoter

27

Doonfoot

Flew south

RHH

 

White-fronted Goose

3

Low Coylton

flavirostris

BG

 

Grey Plover

10

Ardeer beach

 

BT

 

Long-tailed Duck

2

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/01/17

Waxwing

12

Muirhead, Troon

East end of North Drive

FSS

 

Waxwing

1

Fenwick

 

BT

 

Little Egret

1

Barassie

 

FSS

 

Little Egret

1

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

Water Pipit

1

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

Pink-footed Goose

218

Loans

 

FSS

 

Woodcock

1

Dreghorn pit bing

Holmsford Br-Long Drive

FSS

 

Purple Sandpiper

6

Troon harbour

 

FSS

 

Sanderling

 2

Troon harbour

 

FSS

 

Chiffchaff

1

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Kingfisher

1

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Kingfisher

1

Irvine harbour

 

AR

 

Scaup

20

Auchenharvie GC pond

 

AR

 

Grey Plover

11

Bogside-Garnock Estuary

 

AR

 

Greenshank

3

Bogside-Garnock Estuary

 

AR

 

Greenshank

3

Bogside-Garnock Estuary

 

AR

 

Knot

13

Troon harbour

 

AR

 

Purple Sandpiper

5

Stevenston Point

 

AR

 

Grey Partridge

pr

Capringstone

 

BDK

 

Wigeon

376

Capringstone

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/01/17

Jack Snipe

1

Dreghorn pit bing

Holmsford Br-Long Drive

FSS

 

Jack Snipe

2

Dundonald Camp

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Garnock Floods

 

SI

 

Little Egret

1

Heads of Ayr

Craig Tara side

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

Waxwing

6

Muirhead, Troon

East end of North Drive

BDK

 

Waxwing

18

Ayr, Castlehill Woods

 

TS/GS

 

Waxwing

3

Ayr, Hilltop Place

 

TS/GS

 

Waxwing

50

Prestwick

 

BT

 

Water Pipit

1

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

Greenshank

4

Heads of Ayr

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

15

High Greenan

 

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

40

Lyttleton Farm, Maybole

 

RHH

 

Tree Sparrow

2

Loans

 

BDK

 

Siskin

35+

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Grey Partridge

pr

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Yellowhammer

22

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Tree Sparrow

2

Southhook Farm

 

FSS

 

Skylark

180

Southhook Farm

 

FSS

 

Whooper Swan

1

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

Greenshank

2

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

Red-breasted Merganser

pr

Dreghorn, River Irvine

Holmsford Bridge-GSK

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

December

 

 

 

 

 

31/12/16

Brent Goose

17

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Pintail

1

Mochrum Loch

Male

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

950+

Drongan

Fields NE of Carston Farm

DGr

 

Gadwall

1

Trabboch

Male

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/12/16

Gannet

1

Maidens

Juvenile flew north

DGr

 

Brent Goose

17

Maidens

 

DGr

 

Goldeneye

38

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

45

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Pintail

1

Martnaham Loch

Female

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/12/16

Waxwing

62

Maybole

Alloway Road

SB

 

Waxwing

88

Prestwick

Afton Avenue

SB

 

Little Egret

1

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Kingfisher

1

Irvine Beach Park

Magnum pond

GMcC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/12/16

Black Guillemot

1

Kilbirnie Loch

 

BG

 

Waxwing

57

Ayr

Heathfield Road

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/12/16

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

McM

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/12/16

Glaucous Gull

1

Lendalfoot

juvenile

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/12/16

Brent Goose

21

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/12/16

Brambling

1

Crosshill

Male

RHH

 

Jack Snipe

1

Shieldhill Farm

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/12/16

Pink-footed Goose

324

Drongan

North of Treesmax Bridge

MH

 

White-fronted Goose

4

Drongan

albifrons

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/12/16

Waxwing

18

Kilmarnock

Asda, Queen's Drive

VW

 

Waxwing

12

Stevenston

Path behind New Street

IH

 

Little Egret

1

Greenan

 

BL

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

Present since 4-Dec

AMcK

 

Brent Goose

22

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Gannet

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/12/16

Water Pipit

2

Pow Burn

Beach at mouth

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/12/16

Great Northern Diver

1

Martnaham Loch

At eastern end

DGr

 

Waxwing

37+

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/12/16

Waxwing

60

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

BG

 

Water Pipit

2

Pow Burn

Beach at mouth

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Dalgarven Mill

River Garnock

JMcL

 

Long-tailed Duck

3

Dipple

 

RHH

 

Twite

200

Girvan Mains

 

RHH

 

Merlin

1

Girvan

Imm male

RHH

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

 

ST

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/12/16

Waxwing

40

Dalry

At the PS

BG

 

Waxwing

25

Kilmarnock

Laigh Kirk, Bank Street

RW

 

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

Slaphouse Burn

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Garnock Floods

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/12/16

Little Egret

2

Bogside

 

AF

 

Greenshank

6

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/12/16

Waxwing

75

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

JT

 

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

Slaphouse Burn mouth

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/12/16

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

BG

 

Waxwing

50+

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

DK

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/12/16

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

Slaphouse Burn mouth

BG

 

Water Pipit

1

Pow Burn

At burn mouth

BG

 

Waxwing

75

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

Brent Goose

21

Maidens

 

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/12/16

Water Pipit

1

Doonfoot

Slaphouse Burn mouth

RHH

 

Brent Goose

21

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/12/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Refound 18-Dec, Barr Loch

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/12/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Portencross

 

JC

 

Whooper Swan

3

Doonfoot

Flew south

RGV

 

Grey Plover

1

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Scaup

2

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Greenshank

4

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

White-fronted Goose

2 ad

Martnaham Loch

Greenland flavirostris

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

8

Martnaham Loch

 

RHH

 

Goosander

8

Martnaham Loch

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

3

Martnaham Loch

 

RHH

 

Jack Snipe

1

Ladyton Loch

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/12/16

Goosander

19

Kilmarnock

Kay Park pond

AF

 

Waxwing

50

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/12/16

Waxwing

50

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

JT

 

Waxwing

11

Kilmarnock

B&Q/Asda, Queen's Drive

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/12/16

Waxwing

11

Kilmarnock

B&Q/Asda, Queen's Drive

AM

 

Waxwing

30+

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

JT

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/12/16

Waxwing

11

Kilmarnock

B&Q/Asda, Queen's Drive

RW

 

Waxwing

13

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

BDK/RT

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Pow Burn

Offshore

GMcA

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/12/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Water Pipit

1

Pow Burn

 

DGi

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

ID/AMcK

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RHH