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2017 |  2016  |  2015

Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

November

 

 

 

 

 

17/11/17

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens harbour

Offshore

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens harbour

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/11/17

Merlin

1

Ballast Bank, Troon

 

JM

 

Pink-footed Goose

930+

Loans

 

RHH

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Loans

 

RHH

 

Skylark

40+

Loans

 

RHH

 

Curlew

134

Loans

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

7

Dalmaca

 

RHH

 

Greylag Goose

160

Dalmaca

 

RHH

 

Canada Goose

290+

Dalmaca

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/11/17

Long-tailed Duck

1

Stevenston Point

Juvenile

DJ

 

Whooper Swan

76

Fail Loch

 

JM

 

Pink-footed Goose

200

Fail Loch

 

JM

 

Whooper Swan

60

Dreghorn

Holmsford Bridge

JM

 

Purple Sandpiper

17

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Sanderling

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Barassie

Offshore

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/11/17

Pink-footed Goose

823

Loans

 

BDK

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Loans

 

BDK

 

Whooper Swan

70+

Martnaham Loch

Flew over

JT

 

Pink-footed Goose

200+

Martnaham Loch

Flew over

JT

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/11/17

Fieldfare

1500+

Mochrum Hill

 

DS/GS

 

Goldeneye

7

Culzean

Swan Pond

DS/GS

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/11/17

Glaucous Gull

1

Troon harbour

1st-cy

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/11/17

Pochard

15

Bogton Loch

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

6

Bogton Loch

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/11/17

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

 

SMcM

 

Greenshank

1

Doonfoot

 

SMcM

 

Fieldfare

100's

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

SI

 

Redwing

100's

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/11/17

Lapwing

380+

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/11/17

Swallow

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Knot

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Crossbill

30

Mochrum Hill

 

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/11/17

Goosander

4

Auld Brig, Ayr

 

AM

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October

 

 

 

 

 

31/10/17

Knot

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Herring Gull [18T:C]

1

Barassie

Ringed Troon juv 31.07.17

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/10/17

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

RHH

 

Wigeon

105

Pow Burn

 

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

61

Loans

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/10/17

Little Egret

3

Fairlie Sands

 

MMcG

 

Willow Tit

1

Bogton Loch

Dalcairney end

RHH

 

Jack Snipe

1

Bogton Loch

 

RHH

 

Brambling

1

Bogton Loch

 

RHH

 

Gadwall

2

Barnshean

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

30

Fail

 

AMD

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/10/17

Pink-footed Goose

28

Troon

Gypsy Pool

BDK

 

Skylark

50

Troon

Gypsy Pool

BDK

 

Shoveler

1

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Whooper Swan

8

Garnock Estuary

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/10/17

Whooper Swan

1

Belston Loch

 

MH

 

Brambling

1

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Brambling

1

Barbieston

 

MH

 

Greenshank

5

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

5

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Pink-footed Goose

5

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/10/17

Ring Ouzel

1

Drongan

Male, Cloquhairnan

RHH

 

Redwing

400

Trabboch Loch

 

RHH

 

Fieldfare

1000

Ayr

Flew over Masonhill

TC

 

Fieldfare

350

Trabboch Loch

 

RHH

 

Goldeneye

2

Trabboch Loch

 

RHH

 

Swallow

1

Trabboch Loch

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/10/17

Ring Ouzel

1

Drongan

Male, Barbieston Farm

DG

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/10/17

Whooper Swan

47

Greenan

 

DK

 

Redwing

58

Ayr

Flew over Masonhill

ATS/GS

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/10/17

Brambling

4

Bogton Loch

Greenland leucorhoa

TC

 

Wheatear

3

Maidens

Greenland leucorhoa

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Ruff

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Redwing

28

Crosshill

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

20

Tarbolton

 

AM

 

Pochard

1

Garnock Floods

Male

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/10/17

Long-tailed Duck

1

Maidens

Female

TC

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

 

TC

 

Tree Sparrow

2

Kilmaurs

At garden feeding station

RT

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/10/17

Leach's Petrel

2

Irvine harbour mouth

Flew north

GMcA

 

Whooper Swan

7

High Greenan

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/10/17

Mediterranean Gull

1

Doonfoot

Ad

SB

 

Nuthatch

1

Tarbolton

 

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/10/17

Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Gailes Marsh

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/10/17

Brambling

1

Fail

 

RHH

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Barassie

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Whooper Swan

3

High Greenan

 

DK

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/10/17

Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Troon

North Drive

BDK

 

Pink-footed Goose

163

Fail

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Greenshank

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Stinking Rocks

 

DGr

 

Manx Shearwater

11

Troon harbour

 

JL

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Red-throated Diver

13

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Auk spp.

200

Irvine harbour mouth

Flew S

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/10/17

Sabine's Gull

1

Maidens

Juv flew S

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

4

Maidens

Flew S/2h 

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

240

Maidens

Flew S/2h 

RHH

 

Kittiwake

176

Maidens

Flew S/2h 

RHH

 

Auk spp.

450

Maidens

Flew S/2h

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Maidens

1st-w

RHH

 

Brent Goose

3

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/10/17

Brent Goose

4

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Common Scoter

6

Maidens

Flew N

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

5

Martnaham Loch

 

MH

 

Barnacle Goose

3

Hunterston

 

DGr

 

Grey Plover

5

Hunterston

 

DGr

 

Ruff

1

Fail

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

65

Fail

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Greenshank

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/10/17

Brent Goose

3

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Wheatear

1

Maidens

Greenland leucorhoa

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

70

Maidens

Flew S/1h

RHH

 

Kittiwake

40

Maidens

Flew S/1h

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

3

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/10/17

Leach's Petrel

1

Troon harbour

Offshore

BDK

 

Storm Petrel

1

Troon harbour

Offshore

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Culzean Bay

 

DA

 

Common Scoter

9

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Puffin

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Scaup

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

23

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/10/17

Pomarine Skua

1

Troon harbour

Offshore

BDK

 

Brent Goose

7

Hunterston

 

PMcE

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

Adult

GMcA

 

Brent Goose

2

Barassie

 

GMcA

 

Manx Shearwater

157

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Gannet

66

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

34

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/10/17

Leach's Petrel

1

Troon harbour

Offshore

BDK

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Barassie

 

BG

 

Little Stint

1

Dundonald Camp

 

BG

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

3

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

16

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Gannet

110

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Sanderling

2

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/10/17

Little Stint

1

Dundonald Camp

 

BG

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Barassie

 

BG

 

Storm Petrel

1

Troon harbour

Offshore

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

32

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Gannet

47

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Manx Shearwater

86

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September

 

 

 

 

 

30/09/17

Little Stint

3

Dundonald Camp

 

AS/BDK

 

Ruff

15

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/09/17

Red-necked Phalarope

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

BL/DMcB/SB

 

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

TC/SB

 

Little Stint

3

Dundonald Camp

 

GMcA

 

Gannet

146

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Eider

263

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Greenshank

3

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/09/17

Red-necked Phalarope

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

JT/JA/BA

 

Pintail

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

JT

 

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

BP/HF

 

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

HF

 

Redwing

5

Trabboch

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

9

Martnaham Loch

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/09/17

Red-necked Phalarope

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

AS

 

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

TC/SM

 

Little Egret

1

Ardrossan

On north beach

JN

 

Ruff

16

Fail, Tarbolton

 

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/09/17

Red-necked Phalarope

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

MH/DJ/RGV

 

Garganey

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RGV

 

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

TC

 

Little Egret

1

Barassie

 

TC

 

Puffin

6

Portencross

 

RH

 

Pink-footed Goose

182

Drongan

Flew SW

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/09/17

Red-backed Shrike

1

Troon

E side of harbour/Barassie

RK/BDK

 

Red-necked Phalarope

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

DG

 

Turtle Dove

1

Powburn

 

DE

 

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

SW

 

Little Egret

1

Barassie

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

BMcM/CC

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

SW

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

LR

 

Knot

3

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

TR/AMD

 

Grey Plover

7

Bogside/Lower Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

5

Bogside/Lower Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Bogside/Lower Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Ruff

3

Bogside/Lower Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Knot

1

Bogside/Lower Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Greenshank

4

Bogside/Lower Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Goldfinch

200

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

IHL

 

427 individuals of 53 spp in 3h

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Spotted Flycatcher

1

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Willow Warbler

3

Knockentiber Viaduct

Inc singing bird

FSS

 

Chiffchaff

4

Knockentiber Viaduct

Inc singing bird

FSS

 

Meadow Pipit

29 S

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Redpoll

8 S

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Siskin

2 S

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Bullfinch

6

Knockentiber Viaduct

Pr + 4 juvs

FSS

 

Dipper

2

Knockentiber Viaduct

Carmel Water

FSS

 

Kingfisher

1

Knockentiber Viaduct

Carmel Water

FSS

 

Grey Wagtail

3

Knockentiber Viaduct

Carmel Water

FSS

 

Teal

5

Knockentiber Viaduct

Carmel Water marsh

FSS

 

Snipe

1

Knockentiber Viaduct

Carmel Water marsh

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

RGV/AS

 

541 individuals of 54 spp in 3h

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Pink-footed Goose

103 S

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Mistle Thrush

21

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Meadow Pipit

44 S

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Skylark

7 S

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Redpoll

3 S

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Siskin

9 S

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Bullfinch

6

Knockentiber Viaduct

disused railway line

FSS

 

Dipper

4

Knockentiber Viaduct

2 ad/2 imm Carmel Water

FSS

 

Kingfisher

1

Knockentiber Viaduct

Carmel Water

FSS

 

Grey Wagtail

2

Knockentiber Viaduct

Carmel Water

FSS

 

Teal

6

Knockentiber Viaduct

Carmel Water marsh

FSS

 

Greenshank

7

Doonfoot

 

IHL

 

Black-tailed Godwit

5

Doonfoot

 

IHL

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Doonfoot

 

IHL

 

Pink-footed Goose

nc

Doonfoot

Small flocks flying south

IHL

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

DMcB

 

739 individuals of 55 spp in 4h

Capringstone/Annick W.

+ adjacent cyclepath

FSS

 

Pink-footed Goose

36

Capringstone

16 + 20 flying E

FSS

 

Black-tailed Godwit

9

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

Teal

38

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

Wigeon

9

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

Kingfisher

1

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

Canada Goose

251

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

Dipper

1

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Kingfisher

1

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

BDK/MH

 

1122 individuals of 59 spp in 6h

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Pink-footed Goose

68 SE

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Wheatear

1

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Dipper

1

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Kingfisher

1

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Swallow

117

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

House Martin

30

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Sand Martin

2

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Chiffchaff

9

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Siskin

12

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Buzzard

6

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Sparrowhawk

4

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Peregrine

1

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Kestrel

3

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Black-tailed Godwit

9

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

GMcA/RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/09/17

Spotted Crake

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

FMcC

 

Brent Goose

1

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Ruff

1

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Knot

8

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Hooded Crow

2

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Greylag Goose

365

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Black-tailed Godwit

5

Hunterston

Highthorn Bridge pools

MMcG

 

Black-tailed Godwit

4

Fail

 

RHH

 

Ruff

15

Fail

 

RHH

 

Wigeon

3

Fail

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/09/17

Grey Phalarope

1

Maidens

Seawatch 09:30-14:00

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens

Seawatch 09:30-14:00

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

19

Maidens

Seawatch 09:30-14:00

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

400

Maidens

Seawatch 09:30-14:00

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

7

Maidens

In harbour

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Doonfoot

 

TR

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/09/17

Ruff

4

Blairbowie

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

13

Blairbowie

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

1

Blairbowie

 

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Golden Plover

75

Ballast Bank, Troon

 

EF

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/09/17

Ruff

1

Hunterston

Highthorn Bridge pools

SMcM

 

Black-tailed Godwit

7

Hunterston

Highthorn Bridge pools

SMcM

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Maidens

 

DGr

 

Sandwich Tern

110

Maidens

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/09/17

Osprey

1

Hunterston Sands

 

RK

 

Ruff

1

Hunterston

Highthorn Bridge pools

RK

 

Black-tailed Godwit

11

Hunterston

Highthorn Bridge pools

RK

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/09/17

Ruff

2

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

SI

 

Greenshank

16

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/09/17

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Fail

 

RGV

 

Lapwing

1130

Dundonald Camp

 

RGV

 

Grey Heron

25

Dundonald Camp

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/09/17

Great Skua

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/09/17

Manx Shearwater

300

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August

 

 

 

 

 

31/08/17

Ruff

3

Fail

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

5

Fail

 

RHH

 

Shelduck

2

Fail

 

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

9

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Meikle Craigs

Female

RHH

 

Golden Plover

9

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Arctic Tern

1

Meikle Craigs

Juvenile

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/08/17

Arctic Skua

1

Irvine

Pale morph flew south

GMcA

 

Whinchat

2

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Shoveler

1

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Greenshank

2

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/08/17

Long-tailed Duck

1

Meikle Craigs

Female

RT

 

Sanderling

10

Meikle Craigs

 

RT

 

Sandwich Tern

11

Meikle Craigs

 

RT

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/08/17

Garganey

1

Capringstone

 

JMcA

 

Mandarin Duck

1

Capringstone

 

JMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/08/17

Long-tailed Duck

1

Meikle Craigs

Female

JC

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/08/17

Grey-headed Wagtail

1

Troon south beach

thunbergi

GB

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Meikle Craigs

Female

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

33

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Little Egret

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

10

Southannan Sands

Hunterston

MMcG

 

Knot

2

Southannan Sands

Hunterston

MMcG

 

Greenshank

7

Southannan Sands

Hunterston

MMcG

 

Black-tailed Godwit

3

Highthorn Bridge

Hunterston

MMcG

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Pow Burn

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/08/17

Mediterranean Gull

1

Irvine harbour

Adult

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

5

Hunterston

 

RH

 

Wheatear

5

Dundonald Camp

 

GMcA

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

JA

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

JA

 

Wheatear

3

Pow Burn

 

JA

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/08/17

Black-tailed Godwit

42

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

2

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Knot

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Ruff

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Dunlin

9

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Lapwing

28

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Ringed Plover

4

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Dunlin

2

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Lapwing

8

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/08/17

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

JA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

44

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Knot

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Ruff

1

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Dunlin

4

Fail, Tarbolton

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

6

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/08/17

Long-tailed Duck

1

Meikle Craigs

Female

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

13

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

5

Pow Burn

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/08/17

Great Skua

1

Ardrossan-Brodick ferry

10 mins off Ardrossan

JC

 

Balearic Shearwater

1

Maidens

South in 5h

RHH/DG

 

Manx Shearwater

2000

Maidens

South in 5h

RHH/DG

 

European Storm-petrel

1

Maidens

South in 5h

RHH/DG

 

Great Skua

3

Maidens

South in 5h

RHH/DG

 

Kittiwake

200

Maidens

South in 5h

RHH/DG

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Maidens

South in 5h

RHH/DG

 

Knot

1

Maidens

 

RHH/DG

 

Golden Plover

1

Maidens

 

RHH/DG

 

Manx Shearwater

2000

Troon harbour

Flew north in 1h

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

30

Troon harbour

Flew north in 1h

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/08/17

Osprey

1

Broomhill Fishery

Rankinston

EF

 

Sandwich Tern

160

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/08/17

Sanderling

9

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Ringed Plover

140

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

2

Pow Burn

 

KW

 

Nuthatch

1

Eglington CP

 

PMcE

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/08/17

Osprey

1

Troon

Flew north

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

22

Meikle Craigs

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

193

Meikle Craigs

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/08/17

Mediterranean Gull

45

Meikle Craigs

New Scottish record*

BG

 

Red Kite

1

Goldenberry Hill

Flew S to West Kilbride

PMcE

 

Osprey

1

Hunterston

 

BG

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Bogside

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/08/17

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/08/17

Little Gull

1

Meikle Craigs

Ad

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

11

Meikle Craigs

Inc 2 juvs

GB

 

Manx Shearwater

2000

Troon harbour

S in 30 mins

BDK

 

Swift

100+

West Kilbride

 

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/08/17

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/08/17

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/08/17

Osprey

1

Hunterston

Fishing - caught a Mackerel

AS

 

Little Gull

1

Doonfoot

1st-s

BG

 

Manx Shearwater

1117

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Ringed Plover

61

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/08/17

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Sanderling

3

Troon

 

BDK

 

Mandarin Duck

1

Capringstone

Female

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/08/17

Manx Shearwater

4100

Maidens

Flew S in 3 hrs

RHH

 

Sandwich Tern

240

Maidens

Flew S in 3 hrs

RHH

 

Great Skua

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Mandarin Duck

1

Capringstone

Female

BDK

 

Redstart

1

Bonnyton dis railway line

Female near Knockentiber

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/08/17

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Hunterston

 

AH

 

Ruff

1

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Greenshank

1

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Common Scoter

6

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/08/17

Greenshank

11

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

SI

 

Green Sandpiper

4

Dalmaca

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

1

Dalmaca

 

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

17

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Arctic Tern

3

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

77

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July

 

 

 

 

 

31/07/17

Quail

2

Biggary Burn, Barmuir

2 mm, E of Tarbolton

MH

 

Ruff

1

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Green Sandpiper

5

Dalmaca

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

2

Dalmaca

 

RHH

 

Dunlin

1

Dalmaca

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/07/17

Mediterranean Gull

20

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Arctic Tern

2

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Sanderling

49

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Turnstone

2

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

3

Pow Burn

 

JMcP

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/07/17

Manx Shearwater

800

Maidens Bay

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

37

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Turnstone

5

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Dunlin

65+

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/07/17

Swift

100+

Kilmarnock

New Farm Loch

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/07/17

Iceland Gull

1st-s

Skares

At surface mine

MH

 

Arctic Tern

1

Pow Burn

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

26

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/07/17

Iceland Gull

1st-s

Skares

At surface mine

MH

 

Knot

3

Doonfoot

 

BE

 

Greenshank

6

Doonfoot

 

BE

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/07/17

Quail

1

Adamhill, Tarbolton

Singing m

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/07/17

Mediterranean Gull

13

Meikle Craigs

 

SS/GB

 

Sanderling

7

Meikle Craigs

 

SS/GB

 

Knot

13

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Arctic Tern

3

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Manx Shearwater

700

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

Common Scoter

3

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

Greenshank

1

Ballantrae

 

SS

 

 

 

 

 

 

17-21/07/17

Tree Sparrow

27 prs

Springside-Kilmaurs area

 

FSS

 

Yellowhammer

77 mm

Kilmarnock area

100 km2 on west side

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/07/17

Mediterranean Gull

1

Bogside

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/07/17

Mediterranean Gull

4

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/07/17

Little Gull

1st-s

Stevenston Point

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/07/17

Mediterranean Gull

2

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Sanderling

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Greenshank

5

Doonfoot

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/07/17

Gull-billed Tern

1

Troon harbour

Flew south

BDK

 

Quail

1

Fail Loch, Tarbolton

Singing m

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

7

Meikle Craigs

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/07/17

Quail

1

Boghead Farm, Tarbolton

Singing m

DJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/07/17

Quail

1

Boghead Farm, Tarbolton

Singing m

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/07/17

Mediterranean Gull

7

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Arctic Tern

3

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Whimbrel

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Sanderling

5

Pow Burn

 

GB

 

Greenshank

4

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/07/17

Quail

1

Boghead Fm, Tarbolton

Singing m

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/07/17

Greenshank

2

Garnock Estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/07/17

Greenshank

2

Garnock Estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June

 

 

 

 

 

30/06/17

Greenshank

4

Doonfoot

 

SB

 

Manx Shearwater

250+

Doonfoot

 

SB

 

Red-breasted Merganser

14

Doonfoot

 

SB

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/06/17

Manx Shearwater

100

Troon harbour

Flew north

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/06/17

Osprey

1

Southannan Sands

Briefly over

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/06/17

Great Crested Grebe

b/1

Tarryholme, Irvine

 

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May

 

 

 

 

 

31/05/17

Quail

1

Troon

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/05/17

Green Sandpiper

1

Martnaham Loch

 

NG

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/05/17

Redstart

1

Glen App

Singing male

RHH

 

Cuckoo

4

Glen App

4 singing males

RHH

 

Pomarine Skua

1

Saltcoats

Flew north

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/05/17

Great Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/05/17

Great Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/05/17

Cuckoo

1

Gailes Marsh SWT

Singing male 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/05/17

Great Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/05/17

Great Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

Pomarine Skua

4

Saltcoats

Flew north

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/05/17

Cuckoo

1

Shewalton Wood SWT

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/05/17

Pomarine Skua

3

Troon harbour

Flew north

BG

 

Sanderling

71

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/05/17

Pomarine Skua

1

Troon harbour

Flew north

BDK

 

Puffin

2

Troon harbour

 

BDK