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Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

January

 

 

 

 

 

09/01/22

! Lesser Scaup

1

Auchincross

Ad m

MH

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Auchincross

Ad m

MH

 

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

BB

 

! Cetti's Warbler

1

Ardeer recreation pond

39th day

JG

 

Tufted Duck

16

Ardeer recreation pond

 

JG

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Imm/f

BB

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

 

BB

 

Pink-footed Goose

48

Martnaham Loch

 

BB

 

Short-eared Owl

3

Bogside

 

PW

 

Gannet

5

Troon

 

BDK

 

Goldeneye

5

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/01/22

! Cetti's Warbler

1

Ardeer recreation pond

38th day

DJ/DE

 

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Imm/f

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

LP

 

Greenshank

1

Fairlie

 

LP

 

Purple Sandpiper

12

Troon

 

PW

 

Turnstone

34

Troon

 

PW

 

Wigeon

292

Capringstone

 

BDK

 

Goldeneye

4

Shewalton

Meadowhead Rd pit

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/01/22

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Imm/f

DGr

 

! Cetti's Warbler

1

Ardeer recreation pond

37th day

DC

 

Brambling

8

Ochiltree

 

MH

 

Brambling

1

Auchincross

 

DGr

 

Hen Harrier

1

Auchincross

Ringtail

DGr

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

Male

GMcA

 

Brent Goose

19

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

PW

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

PW

 

Greenfinch

40

Maidens

 

PW

 

Whooper Swan

6

Martnaham Loch

 

PW

 

Fieldfare

83

Barassie GC

Fkew south

BDK

 

Fieldfare

61

Dundonald Camp

 

BDK

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Mallard

53

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Chiffchaff

1

Doonfoot

 

DE/HF

 

Pink-footed Goose

26

Loans

 

BDK

 

Wigeon

186

Loans

 

BDK

 

Teal

63

Loans

 

BDK

 

Curlew

35

Loans

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/01/22

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Imm/f

DGr

 

Siberian Chiffchaff

1

Craig Tara sewage plant

 

HF

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/01/22

! Lesser Scaup

1

Auchincross

Ad m

RL

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Auchincross

Ad m

RL

 

Gadwall

2

Auchincross

Pair

RL

 

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

GM/RL

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Imm/f

GM/RL

 

! Cetti's Warbler

1

Ardeer recreation pond

35th day

DP

 

Little Egret

2

Garnock estuary

 

GMcA

 

Red-necked Grebe

1

Bracken Bay

 

HF

 

Short-eared Owl

4

Bogside

 

RHH/DE

 

Tree Sparrow

50+

Heathfield, Ayr

 

HF

 

Common Scoter

2

Lendalfoot-Maidens

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Lendalfoot-Maidens

 

BDK

 

Purple Sandpiper

18

Seamill

 

DP

 

Brent Goose

17

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

BDK

 

Eider

135

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/01/22

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

! Lesser Scaup

1

Auchincross

Ad m

DC

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Auchincross

Ad male

RHH

 

Jack Snipe

2

Doonfoot lagoon

 

DE

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

DE

 

Brent Goose

19

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

DE

 

Redwing

30

Laigh Milton Viaduct

 

SB

 

Gannet

1

Troon harbour

Imm flew N

BDK/DR

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon

 

BDK

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Loans

Adult

BDK

 

Brambling

1

Cumnock

 

LM

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/01/22

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr/GMcA

 

! Lesser Scaup

1

Auchincross

Ad m

DR/HF/GMcA

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Auchincross

Ad male

HF/GMcA

 

Gadwall

2

Auchincross

Pair

BDK/GMcA

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

DJ

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

Ringtail

DJ

 

Knot

1

Troon, south beach

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

5

Troon, south beach

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/01/22

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Ad male

MH

 

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

MH

 

Brent Goose

19

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Redshank

120

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

4

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Wigeon

250

Loans

 

SMcM

 

Teal

150

Loans

 

SMcM

 

Pintail

1

Loans

Male

SMcM

 

Little Egret

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/01/22

! Lesser Scaup

1

Auchincross

Adult male

DGr

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Adult male

DGr

 

! Black-necked Grebe

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Scaup

1

Martnaham Loch

Immature

DGr

 

Hen Harrier

1

Auchincross

Male

DGr

 

Brent Goose

15

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Barnacle Goose

44

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

Purple Sandpiper

30

Saltcoats

 

ZB

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Loans

Adult

BDK

 

Curlew

172

Loans

 

BDK

 

Wigeon

281

Loans

 

BDK

 

Teal

82

Loans

 

BDK

 

Mallard

97

Loans

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

 

BB

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

BB

 

Fieldfare

50+

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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