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2019 |  2018 |  2017 |  2016  |  2015

Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

January

 

 

 

 

 

18/01/19

Slavonian Grebe

1

Irvine-Barassie

 

GMcA

 

Common Scoter

11

Irvine-Barassie

 

GMcA

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Irvine-Barassie

 

GMcA

 

Common Scoter

7

Irvine-Stevenston Point

 

GMcA

 

Red-throated Diver

5

Irvine-Stevenston Point

 

GMcA

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Stevenston Point

 

DGr

 

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

RHT

 

Brambling

2

Crosshill

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/01/19

Water Pipit

2

Troon

south beach

RHH

 

Jack Snipe

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

9

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Short-eared Owl

4

Bogside

 

HF

 

Brambling

1

Barmuir Farm, Fail

female

DGr

 

White-fronted Goose

1

Fail

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

1500+

Fail

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

300

Crosshill

flew west

RHH

 

Little Egret

2

Garnock Floods

 

DJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/01/19

Little Egret

1

Portencross

 

per AS

 

Brent Goose

9

Croy Bay

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/01/19

Water Pipit

2

Troon

south beach

BDK

 

Little Gull

1

Greenan

 

BG

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

at pond

AF

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/01/19

Long-tailed Duck

3

Dipple

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/01/19

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/01/19

Twite

11

Portencross

 

GMcA

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/01/19

Water Pipit

1

Lendalfoot

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/01/19

Water Pipit

2

Seamill

burn beside hotel

ZB

 

Chiffchaff

1

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

Merlin

1

Fail

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Little Egret

2

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Red-throated Diver

5

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Whooper Swan

14

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Gadwall

9

ICI pools, Ardeer

 

GMcA

 

Pink-footed Goose

1578

Ochiltree

2 km N of village

MH

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Ochiltree

2 km N of village

MH

 

Purple Sandpiper

26

Troon harbour

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/01/19

Short-eared Owl

4

Bogside

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Martnaham Loch

 

HF

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Brambling

1

Lendalfoot

 

GMcW

 

Brambling

1

Garnock East

 

IH

 

Woodcock

2

Garnock East

 

IH

 

Gadwall

2

Garnock East

 

IH

 

Purple Sandpiper

37

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Water Rail

1

Bogside

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/01/19

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

DE

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

 

DJ

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Shewalton sandpit

ad

GMcA

 

Pintail

1

Trabboch

 

DGr

 

Shoveler

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/01/19

Little Egret

1

Garnock Floods

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Bogside

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

IR

 

Little Egret

1

Greenan

 

BDK

 

Pintail

1

Trabboch Loch

 

MH/GMcA/BDK

 

Whooper Swan

19

Bogton Loch

 

GMcA

 

Gadwall

2

Bogton Loch

 

GMcA

 

Gadwall

2

Rozelle

 

BDK

 

Brent Goose

9

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

BDK

 

Tree Sparrow

3

Fail

 

BDK

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Doonfoot

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/01/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

burn beside hotel

GMcA

 

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Garnock Floods

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DGr

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Pow Burn

ad

DGr

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Loans

ad

BDK

 

Water Rail

1

Trabboch Loch

 

BDK/RHH/DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/01/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

burn beside hotel

PMcE

 

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

MMcG

 

Jack Snipe

1

Gypsy Pool, Troon

 

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Capringstone

ad

GMcA

 

Greenshank

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

DJ

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

ringtail

DJ

 

Merlin

1

Byne Hill

 

GMcW

 

Little Egret

1

Garnock Floods

 

DJ

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Croy Bay

f/imm

RHH

 

Common Scoter

3

Croy Bay

 

RHH

 

Am x Eur Wigeon

1

Capringstone

possible-showing features

BDK

 

Common Scoter

3

Stevenston Point

 

BDK

 

Purple Sandpiper

20

Stevenston Point

 

BDK

 

Hooded Crow

1

Stevenston Point

 

BDK

 

Scaup

4

Auchenharvie GC pond

 

BDK

 

Goosander

6

River Irvine

Rivergate shopping centre

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/01/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

burn beside hotel

PMcE

 

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

ZB

 

Short-eared Owl

3

Bogside

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

22

Troon harbour

 

ZB

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/01/19

Slavonian Grebe

1

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

BDK/RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

CB

 

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

DJ

 

Short-eared Owl

3

Bogside

 

BDK

 

Hen Harrier

1

Ashgrove Loch

male

BG

 

Scaup

4

Auchenharvie GC pond

 

DJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/01/19

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Dreghorn

Holmsford Bridge

DJ

 

Short-eared Owl

4

Bogside

 

DJ

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

 

AB

 

Skylark

70

Troon-Loans

 

BDK

 

Greenshank

4

Southannan Sands

 

BT

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Southannan Sands

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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