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Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

November

 

 

 

 

 

10/11/18

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

CB

 

Whooper Swan

174

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

200+

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

DGr

 

Greylag Goose

450

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

DGr

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

10

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/11/18

House Martin

1

Ayr

south over Low Green

DR

 

Scaup

1

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Greenshank

4

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Shoveler

1

Garnock Floods

female

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/11/18

Jack Snipe

2

Trabboch Loch

 

DGr

 

Snipe

50+

Trabboch Loch

 

DGr

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Troon

Ballast Bank

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/11/18

Swift

1

Fairlie Moor

 

DJ

 

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

JD

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Troon

south beach

JD

 

Purple Sandpiper

6

Troon

Ballast Bank

JD

 

Brent Goose

7

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/11/18

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

BG

 

Iceland Gull

1

Troon harbour

adult flew south

BDK

 

Little Egret

3

Fairlie

 

DG

 

Red Kite

1

Morriston Farm

flew south-east

RHH

 

Merlin

1

North Mains Farm

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

77

North Mains Farm

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

4

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/11/18

Gadwall

3

Rozelle

males

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/11/18

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

BDK

 

Pink-footed Goose

1160

Martnaham Loch

 

MH

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Martnaham Loch

 

MH

 

Goldeneye

14

Piperhill

 

MH

  

 

 

 

 

 

02/11/18

Jack Snipe

1

Maidens

on foreshore

RHH

 

Tree Sparrow

30+

Maidens

north of village

RHH

 

Brambling

1

Maidens

north of village

RHH

 

Brent Goose

4

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/11/18

Whooper Swan

7

Broomhill fishery

 

EF

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

October

 

 

 

 

 

31/10/18

Whooper Swan

99

Fail

 

RHH

 

Golden Plover

150+

Prestwick

 

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/10/18

Black-throated Diver

21

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

13

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

3

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Common Scoter

2

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Black Guillemot

15+

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

3

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Little Egret

3

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/10/18

Brambling

1

Littlemill

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

41

Fail

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

15

Nith Valley

 

MH

 

Swallow

1

Seamill

Flew south

PMcE

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/10/18

Greylag/Pink-footed

3000+

Martnaham Loch

Mixed goose flock

DGr

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/10/18

Swallow

2

Ayr

Flew south, Seafield

DR/MR

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/10/18

Merlin

1

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Hooded Crow

1

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Whooper Swan

89

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Pink-footed Goose

38

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Greylag Goose

187

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Yellowhammer

17

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Skylark

185

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Bullfinch

12

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Redwing

255

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Fieldfare

163

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Crossbill

2

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Kingfisher

1

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Tree Sparrow

47

Kilmarnock-Dreghorn

disused railway line

FSS

 

Tree Sparrow

60

Busbiehill

 

FSS

 

Little Egret

3

Hunterston

below wind farm

PMcE

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Whooper Swan

40

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Greylag Goose

250

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

White-fronted Goose

1

Fail

 

DGi/DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

2000

Fail

 

DGr

 

Whooper Swan

17

Fail

 

DGr

 

Brambling

2

Fail

near Barmuir

DGr

 

Whooper Swan

34

Munnoch Reservoir

 

GMcA

 

Whooper Swan

5

Greenan

 

PP

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/10/18

Kittiwake

122

Maidens

Flew south

DGr

 

Guillemot/Razorbill

330

Maidens

Flew south

DGr

 

Mediterranean Gull

3

Maidens

 

DGr

 

Brent Goose

2

Maidens

 

DGr

 

Merlin

1

Maidens

 

DGr

 

Peregrine

1

Maidens

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/10/18

Lapwing

90

Fail

 

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/10/18

Brambling

2

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Tree Sparrow

92

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Whooper Swan

70

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Pink-footed Goose

24

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Redwing

503

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Fieldfare

236

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Golden Plover

7

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Skylark

72

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Gadwall

2

Rozelle

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/10/18

Jack Snipe

1

Doonfoot

in lagoon

TB

 

Mediterranean Gull

3

Doonfoot

 

TB

 

Shoveler

2

ICI Ardeer

 

CB

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/10/18

Red-necked Grebe

1

Maidens

 

KD

 

Jack Snipe

1

Doonfoot

in lagoon

TC

 

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

in lagoon

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/10/18

Whooper Swan

89

Fail

 

TC

 

Bullfinch

6

Loans

 

SW

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/10/18

Whooper Swan

26

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Brent Goose

1

Doonfoot

light-bellied hrota

JMcP

 

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Greenshank

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/10/18

Fieldfare

150

Ashgrove Loch

 

GMcA

 

Redwing

c35

Ashgrove Loch

 

GMcA

 

Wheatear

1

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Fieldfare

1

Drongan

 

DGr

 

Whooper Swan

53

Fail

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/10/18

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/10/18

Short-eared Owl

4

Bogside

 

BG

 

Red Kite

1

New Cumnock

Straid Farm

JJ

 

Whooper Swan

54

Fail

 

AM

 

Wheatear

1

Fail

 

AM

 

Wheatear

5

Seamil

 

ZB

 

Pink-footed Goose

300

Loans

 

TC/SW

 

Gadwall

1

Rozelle

 

FW

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/10/18

Ring Ouzel

1st-w

Hunterston

 

PMcE

 

Twite

2

Troon harbour

Ballast Bank

BDK

 

Barnacle Goose

41

Troon harbour

Flew NW

BDK

 

Ruff

1

Dalmaca

 

DGr

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

 

BG

 

Pink-footed Goose

120

Fail

 

DGr

 

Tree Sparrow

20

Fail

 

DGr

 

Skylark

25

Fail

 

DGr

 

Lapwing

100

Fail

 

DGr

 

Water Rail

5

Trabboch Loch

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/10/18

Jack Snipe

1

Doonfoot

in lagoon

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/10/18

Redwing

1

Largs

#nocmig

MMcG

 

Brambling

1

Coylton

 

DGr

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Knot

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

1st-w

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Common Scoter

2

Maidens

 

BT

 

Swallow

2

Maidens

juvs

RHH

 

House Martin

6

Kirkmichael

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/10/18

Pintail

4

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

7

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Teal

300

Blairbowie

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

2

Blairbowie

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

BT

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Bogside

 

BT

 

Wheatear

1

Hunterston Sands

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/10/18

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

Ringtail

AB

 

Pintail

1

Hunterston Sands

Female

RHH

 

Wigeon

700

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

88

Stevenston Point

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

7

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Knot

2

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Swallow

24

Hunterston Sands

Flew south

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/10/18

Mediterranean Gull

ad

Dean Park, Kilmarnock

Playing fields, Dean Road

RW

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/10/18

Pink-footed Goose

85

Fail

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

11

Fail

 

RHH

 

Swallow

2

Crosshill

 

RHH

 

Wheatear

1

Maidens

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/10/18

Mediterranean Gull

2nd-w

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

12

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

in lagoon

DGr

 

Whooper Swan

10

Doonfoot

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September

 

 

 

 

 

30/09/18

Sabine's Gull

1

Maidens

Flew south

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Maidens harbour

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Whooper Swan

7

Fali

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

50

Fail

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/09/18

Brent Goose

7

Troon

 

BT

 

Knot

84

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/09/18

Barnacle Goose

4

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

DGr

 

Golden Plover

42

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/09/18

Short-eared Owl

3

Bogside

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/09/18

Whooper Swan

6

Fail

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/09/18

Short-eared Owl

3

Bogside

 

DJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/09/18

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Bogside

 

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Greenshank

3-4

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/09/18

Little Gull

1

Stevenston Point

 

DJ

 

Great Skua

1

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Arctic Tern

1

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Sandwich Tern

65

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Sandwich Tern

68

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

  

 

20/09/18

Marsh Harrier

1

Garnock Floods

 

CT/BDK

 

Short-eared Owl

3

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Curlew Sandpiper

2

Stevenston Point

 

DJ

 

Knot

10

Stevenston Point

 

DJ

 

Ruff

2

Bogside

 

DJ

 

 

 

 

  

 

19/09/18

Little Gull

1

Stevenston Point

Ad

KH

 

Curlew Sandpiper

2

Stevenston Point

 

KH

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Stevenston Point

Ad

KH

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

  

 

18/09/18

Little Gull

1

Stevenston Point

Ad

BG

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

  

 

17/09/18

Ruff

1

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

4

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Greenshank

10

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

  

 

16/09/18

Grey Phalarope

1

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

180+

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

3

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Swift

1

Brisbane Glen

 

RH

 

Knot

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

71

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

  

 

15/09/18

Mediterranean Gull

38

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Tree Sparrow

35

Fail

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

4

Fail

 

RHH

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Shoveler

1

Folly Pond, Eglinton CP

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

  

 

14/09/18

Swift

1

Crosshill

 

RHH

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Greenshank

3

Doonfoot

 

CT

 

 

 

 

  

 

12/09/18

Osprey

1

Bogside/Irvine harbour

Flew south

RHH

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Bogside

Juvenile

BG

 

Little Gull

1

Stevenston beach

2nd-w

BG

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

 

SR

 

Knot

8

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

68

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/09/18

Garganey

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Pintail

3

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Gadwall

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/09/18

Little Tern

1

Troon harbour

Juvenile flew S

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/09/18

Pintail

4

Trabboch Loch

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/09/18

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Greenshank

1

Southannan Sands

 

AMcK

 

Ruff

2

Fail

 

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/09/18

Mediterranean Gull

1

Maidens

Juvenile

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/09/18

Red-throated Diver

12

Balkenna-Milton Burn

 

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Maidens

Juveniles

RHH

 

Knot

7

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/09/18

Marsh Harrier

1

Loch Doon

Juvenile flew S

RHH

 

Ruff

3

Fail

 

BT

 

Knot

8

Barassie

 

BT

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

BT

 

Golden Plover

36

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/09/18

Mediterranean Gull

1

Troon

2nd-w over Muirhead

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/09/18

Ruff

1

Fail

 

DGr

 

Pintail

3

Trabboch Loch

 

DGr

 

Little Stint

1

Meikle Craigs

 

BG

 

Merlin

1

Bogside

Female

GMcA

 

Golden Plover

3

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Swift

1

Dalry

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/09/18

Marsh Harrier

1

Garnock Lagoons

Immature

TB

 

Ruff

2

Fail

 

DGr

 

Black-tailed Godwit

7

Fail

 

DGr

 

Snipe

73

Fail

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August

 

 

 

 

 

31/08/18

Little Stint

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/08/18

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Ardeer

 

GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

Adult

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

5

Meikle Craigs

4 ads + juv

RHH

 

Ringed Plover

80

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

35+

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Knot

1

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Golden Plover

2

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/08/18

Little Egret

3

Hunterston

 

PMcE

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/08/18

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Ardeer

 

GMcA

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

Knot

8

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

Greenshank

7

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

White Wagtail

10

Maidens

 

RHH

 

White Wagtail

40

Dipple-Milton Burn

 

RHH

 

Knot

4

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Ringed Plover

210

Milton Burn

 

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Maidens

Juveniles

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/08/18

Knot

10

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Twite

2

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

House Martin

500+

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Swallow

200+

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/08/18

Little Ringed Plover

1

Martnaham Loch

Juvenile

DGr/MH

 

Green Sandpiper

2

Martnaham Loch

 

MH

 

Osprey

1

Hunterston Sands

 

AH

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AH

 

Mediterranean Gull

12

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

3

Pow Burn

 

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/08/18

Little Ringed Plover

1

Martnaham Loch

Juvenile

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/08/18

Little Ringed Plover

1

Martnaham Loch

Juvenile

RHH

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Martnaham Loch

 

JT

 

Little Egret

2

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

BT

 

Osprey

1

Belston Loch

 

MH

 

Mediterranean Gull

3

Barassie

2nd-w, 2 juvs

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/08/18

Osprey

1

Belston Loch

 

MH

 

Knot

1

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

33

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

37

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Ringed Plover

140

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Dunlin

85

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Sandwich Tern

84

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Whimbrel

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/08/18

Black-tailed Godwit

12

Uppper Garnock estuary

 

TB

 

Greenshank

7

Uppper Garnock estuary

 

TB

 

Manx Shearwater

600

Turnberry Point

 

AM

 

Knot

2

Turnberry Point

 

AM

 

Sandwich Tern

33

Turnberry Point

 

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/08/18

Great Skua

1

Troon

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/08/18

Little Egret

1

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Greenshank

10

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/08/18

Osprey

1

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Hunterston Sands

Adult

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/08/18

Little Ringed Plover

1

Martnaham Loch

Juvenile

JT

 

Velvet Scoter

3

Irvine Bay

From harbour mouth

GMcA

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Red Kite

1

Hollybush

 

LR

 

Whimbrel

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/08/18

Little Ringed Plover

1

Martnaham Loch

Juvenile

MH

 

Osprey

1

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Great Skua

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Great Skua

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

500

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Ringed Plover

290+

Milton Burn

 

RHH

 

Dunlin

240

Milton Burn

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

10

Milton Burn

 

RHH

 

Common Tern

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Sandwich Tern

50

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/08/18

Little Ringed Plover

1

Martnaham Loch

Juvenile

MH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

13

Kilbirnie Loch

 

BT

 

Common Tern

20

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Arctic Tern

40

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

4

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

3

Pow Burn

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/08/18

Mediterranean Gull

7

Meikle Craigs

 

BT

 

Mediterranean Gull

3

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/08/18

Curlew Sandpiper

2

Upper Garnock estuary

 

GMcA

 

Ruff

1

Upper Garnock estuary

 

GMcA

 

Greenshank

11

Upper Garnock estuary

 

GMcA

 

Sandwich Tern

60

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/08/18

Green Sandpiper

1

Garnock Floods

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/08/18

Ruff

1

Barassie

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Troon

ad, 1st-s, Marine Ho/GC

GMcA

 

Sanderling

30

Meikle Craigs

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/08/18

Sanderling

45

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/08/18

Whimbrel

1

Bracken Bay

 

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/08/18

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

 

DGr

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Capringstone

 

DGr

 

Swift

60+

Kilmarnock

Over New Farm

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/08/18

Wood Sandpiper

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

PMcE/AS

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Osprey

1

Rozelle

 

PMcE/AS

 

Osprey

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

8

Meikle Craigs

5 x ad, 1st-s, 2 x juv

GMcA

 

Knot

4

Meikle Craigs

 

GMcA

 

Sanderling

60

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/08/18

Wood Sandpiper

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

DGr

 

Knot

38

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Sanderling

7

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Black-tailed Godwit

5

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/08/18

Wood Sandpiper

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

DGr et al

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Pow Burn

 

SB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July

 

 

 

 

 

31/07/18

Whimbrel

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/07/18

Black-tailed Godwit

11

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Capringstone

 

SI

 

Mediterranean Gull

8

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/07/18

Wood Sandpiper

1

Doonfoot

In lagoon

SB

 

Swift

44

Ochiltree

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/07/18

Mediterranean Gull

1

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

 

AF

 

Mediterranean Gull

5

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/07/18

! Spoonbill

2

Loch Doon

 

per RB

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/07/18

Mediterranean Gull

1

Maidens

1st-s

GMcA

 

Greenshank

3

Doonfoot

 

GMcA

 

Arctic Tern

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GMcA

 

Sanderling

2

Meikle Craigs

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/07/18

Greenshank

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/07/18

Tree Sparrow

5

Fail

 

AF

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/07/18

Ring-necked Parakeet

4

Kilmarnock

Piersland Park

RW

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/07/18

Mediterranean Gull

13

Meikle Craigs

8 ads, 2 x 2-cy, 3 juvs

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/07/18

Mediterranean Gull

19

Meikle Craigs

 

AYRS

 

Sandwich Tern

70

Meikle Craigs

 

AYRS

 

Sandwich Tern

53

Irvine harbour mouth

Inc 13 juvs

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/07/18

Mediterranean Gull

14

Meikle Craigs

 

RA/CA/RHH

 

White Wagtail

1

Pow Burn

 

RA/CA

 

Arctic Tern

2

Troon-Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

2

Troon-Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/07/18

Mediterranean Gull

2

Meikle Craigs

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/07/18

Crossbill

2

Whitelee Forest

 

FSS

 

Grey Partridge

1

Walston

 

FSS

 

Grasshopper Warbler

1 m

Whitelee Forest

Singing

FSS

 

Crossbill

2

Whitelee Forest

 

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/07/18

Wigeon

1 m

Magnum Pond

 

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/07/18

Sedge Warbler

1 m

Springside

In full song at 23:43h

FSS

 

Grasshopper Warbler

1 m

Shewalton Woods SWT

Singing at 23:10h

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/07/18

Mandarin Duck

3

Capringstone

 f + 2 juvs

FSS/GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

3

Troon

2 ads + 1st-s, Portland GC

GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Troon

1st-s, beach, Marine Hotel

GMcA

 

Grey Plover

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

  

 

05/07/18

Ring-necked Parakeet

3

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

 

AF

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/07/18

Nuthatch

1

Barnweil Hill

 

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/07/18

Mandarin Duck

3

Capringstone

 f + 2 juvs

FSS

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Capringstone

 

FSS

 

Red Kite

1

New Cumnock

 

DH

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/06/18>

09/07/18

 

Tree Sparrow

40 prs

Kilmarnock area

 

FSS

Yellowhammer

112 m

Kilmarnock area

112 singing males located in 106 km2 on west side

FSS

 

Reed Bunting

40 m

Kilmarnock area

40 singing males

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June

 

 

 

 

 

29/06/18

! Rose-coloured Starling

1

Prestwick

 

RBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/06/18

Little Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

PMcE

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/06/18

Mandarin Duck

1 m

Capringstone

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/06/18

Mandarin Duck

1 m

Capringstone

Back for 4th year

DGi

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/06/18

Leach's Petrel

1

Maidens

Flew south

RBA

 

Pomarine Skua

1

Troon

 

BDK

 

Common Scoter

10

Troon

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

 

DA

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/06/18

Swift

65+

Garnock Estuary

Over old ICI factory

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/06/18

! Grey-headed Wagtail

1

Doonfoot

thunbergi

NG

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/06/18

Red Kite

1

Loch Doon

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/06/18

! Black Kite

1

Glen Afton

Probable over reservoir

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/06/18

Crossbill

30+

Mochrum Loch

inc many juveniles

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May

 

 

 

 

 

27/05/18

Red Kite

1

Dalmellington

Loch William, then NW

KW

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/05/18

Red Kite

1

Mauchline

 

KB

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/05/18

Little Egret

1

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/05/18

Iceland Gull

1

Knockentiber-Springside

2-cy

AF

 

Whimbrel

15

Turnberry GC

 

KW

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/05/18

Cuckoo

5

Cragimalloch-Loch Riecawr

5 singing mm

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/05/18

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

CC

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/05/18

Pomarine Skua

1

Irvine harbour mouth

Flew south

RHT

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/05/18

Spotted Flycatcher

1

Ness Glen

First of the year

JMcP

 

Redstart

4

Ness Glen

4 singing mm

JMcP

 

Tree Pipit

3

Ness Glen

3 singing mm

JMcP

 

Cuckoo

1

Ness Glen

1 singing m

JMcP

 

Crossbill

10+

Ness Glen

 

JMcP

 

Little Egret

1

Seamill

 

MA

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/05/18

Whimbrel

2

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Grasshopper Warbler

2

Hawking Craig

2 singing mm

MMcG

 

Pied Flycatcher

1

Bogton Loch (Dalcairney)

Male

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/05/18

Tree Pipit

1

Knockentiber-Springside

Flew north

FSS

 

Willow Warbler

31

Knockentiber-Springside

31 singing m

FSS

 

Blackcap

8

Knockentiber-Springside

8 singing mm

FSS

 

Whitethroat

6

Knockentiber-Springside

6 singing mm

FSS

 

Sedge Warbler

5

Knockentiber-Springside

5 singing mm

FSS

 

Chiffchaff

1

Knockentiber-Springside

1 singing m

FSS

 

Yellowhammer

14

Knockentiber-Springside

14 singing mm/prs

FSS

 

Reed Bunting

1

Knockentiber-Springside

1 singing m

FSS

 

Tree Sparrow

4 prs

Knockentiber-Springside

4 prs

FSS

 

Skylark

3

Knockentiber-Springside

3 singing mm

FSS

 

Lapwing

2 prs

Knockentiber-Springside

2 prs

FSS

 

Stock Dove

3 prs

Knockentiber-Springside

3 prs

FSS

 

Bullfinch

1 pr

Knockentiber-Springside

1 pr

FSS

 

Pied Flycatcher

1

Bogton Loch (Dalcairney)

1 singing m

RHH

 

Grasshopper Warbler

1

Bogton