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Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

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

 

Waxwing

44

Saltcoats

High Road

DJ

 

Waxwing

7

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/12/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Waxwing

45

Saltcoats

High Road

TB

 

Whooper Swan

49

Broomfield Fishery

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/12/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Waxwing

16

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

BT

 

Long-tailed Duck

3

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

10

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/12/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Waxwing

2

Troon

St. Meddans

BDK

 

Waxwing

25

Littlemill, Rankinston

 

BT

 

Little Egret

1

Ochiltree

 

MR

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/12/16

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November

 

 

 

 

 

30/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Grey Plover

9

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

BT

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Grey Plover

9

Barassie

 

BDK

  

 

 

 

 

 

28/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Waxwing

27

Ayr

Strathayr

BG

 

Waxwing

11

Ardrossan

Montfode Drive

RK

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BG

 

Waxwing

23

Ayr

Longlands Park/Taybank Dr

BG

 

Waxwing

1

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

TR

 

Tree Sparrow

4

Greenan

 

TR

 

Grey Plover

1

Doonfoot

 

TR

 

Greenshank

1

Doonfoot

 

TR

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

 

DMcB

 

Waxwing

7

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

DGr/JT

 

Great Northern Diver

6

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

21

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

17

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Little Auk

1

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

 

per RHH

 

Waxwing

20

Dalry

 

AMcK

 

Waxwing

1

Troon

 

BT

 

Long-tailed Duck

6

Newton shore-Pow Burn

All 1st-w/female type

RHH

 

Common Scoter

11

Newton shore-Pow Burn

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

9

Newton shore-Pow Burn

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

BDK

 

Snow Bunting

9

Barassie

Flew south

BDK

 

Waxwing

18

Ayr

Burn's Cottage

per RHH

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Pow Burn

 

per RHH

 

Golden Plover

97

Troon harbour

Ballast Bank

JA

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/11/16

Waxwing

6

Ayr

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/11/16

Slavonian Grebe

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Common Scoter

5

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Jack Snipe

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

4

Barassie

3 x ads + 2nd-w

BDK

 

Knot

18

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Jack Snipe

3

Kilbirnie Loch

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/11/16

Waxwing

27

Ayr

Mill Brae car park

per JT

 

Brent Goose

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/11/16

Tree Sparrow

14

Troon-Loans

 

BDK

 

Jack Snipe

2

Muirhead, Troon

 

BDK

 

Snipe

40

Muirhead, Troon

 

BDK

 

Pink-footed Goose

40

Loans

 

BDK

 

Tree Sparrow

3

Kilmaurs

 

RT

 

Purple Sandpiper

21

Saltcoats

 

BT

 

Grey Plover

5

Bogside

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

DJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/11/16

Sanderling

70

Troon

South Beach

JA

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Troon harbour

Flew north

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake

KD

 

Grey Plover

12

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake (of unknown origin)

MMcG

 

Waxwing

1

Ardrossan

Montfode Drive

SMcM

 

Grey Plover

3

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake (of unknown origin)

RGV/MMcG

 

Waxwing

14

Symington

 

BG

 

Waxwing

4

Prestwick

Biggart Hospital

per RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/11/16

Hooded Merganser

1

Kilbirnie Loch

Drake (of unknown origin)

BDK/RGV

 

Long-tailed Duck

2

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Hen Harrier

1

Ashgrove Loch

Ringtail

GMcA

 

Whooper Swan

13

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Little Egret

1

Garnock Floods

 

GMcA

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Newton shore

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/11/16

Brent Goose

11

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Gannet

5

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Brent Goose

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Grey Plover

9

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

GMcA

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/11/16

Swallow

1

Saltcoats harbour

 

BS

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/11/16

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

 

BT

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

5

Ayr harbour

 

TC

 

Whooper Swan

19

Broomhill fishery pond

 

EF

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/11/16

Velvet Scoter

1

Maidens

 

BT

 

Arctic Skua

1

Maidens

 

BT

 

Red-throated Diver

6

Maidens

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

9

Saltcoats

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/11/16

Rose-coloured Starling

1

Largs

Juvenile in private garden

BMcD

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/11/16

Rose-coloured Starling

1

Largs

Juvenile in private garden

BMcD

 

Brambling

3

Stair-Mauchine

200 metres east of the inn

MH

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Maidens

2 imms

RHH

 

Brent Goose

11

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Gannet

25+

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Swallow

2

Prestwick GC

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/11/16

Velvet Scoter

2

Maidens

 

BMcD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October

 

 

 

 

 

31/10/16

Velvet Scoter

2

Maidens

2 imms

RHH

 

Brent Goose

15

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/10/16

Velvet Scoter

2

Maidens

2 imms

RHH

 

Brent Goose

15

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Knot

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Barassie

 

BT

 

Mediterranean Gull

8

Meikle Craigs

 

BT

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/10/16

Siberian Chiffchaff

1

Hunterston Sands

Labelled 'probable'

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/10/16

Pintail

1

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Barnacle Goose

31

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

3

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Swallow

4

Hunterston Sands

 

RHH

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Maidens

2 imms

TC

 

Brent Goose

15

Maidens

 

TC

 

Whooper Swan

25

Maidens

 

TC

 

Golden Plover

200

Maidens

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/10/16

Little Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

PMcE

 

Barnacle Goose

32

Hunterston Sands

 

PMcE

 

Twite

60

Hunterston Sands

 

PMcE

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/10/16

Rose-coloured Starling

1

Hunterston Sands

Juvenile reported

JS

 

Swallow

4

Saltcoats

Flew south

PMcE

 

Greenshank

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/10/16

Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Hunterston Sands

Calling from Big Wood

BG

 

Woodcock

1

Hunterston Sands

Big Wood

BG

 

Brambling

2

Loch Doon

Near the dam

RHH

 

Fieldfare

550

Loch Doon

 

RHH

 

Woodcock

1

Loch Doon

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

15

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

Long-tailed Duck

2

Irvine harbour mouth

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/10/16

Mediterranean Gull

2

Meikle Craigs

 

BT

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/10/16

Common Scoter

66+

Doonfoot

Flying around offshore

RHH

 

Razorbill

c2000

Doonfoot

2000+ Auks, mostly R/bills

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

9

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

5

Doonfoot

 

TC

 

Brent Goose

10

Maidens

Pale-bellied

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

9

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/10/16

Brambling

1

Tarryholme, Irvine

 

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/10/16

Hen Harrier

1

Shewalton Moss

Ringtail

AS

 

Brent Goose

10

Maidens

Pale-bellied

AB

 

Whooper Swan

9

Doonfoot

 

AB

 

Greenshank

8

Doonfoot

 

AB

 

Wheatear

1

Greenan

 

AB

 

Knot

3

Greenan

 

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/10/16

Velvet Scoter

6

Prestwick

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/10/16

Grey Plover

4

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Knot

8

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Greenshank

3

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/10/16

Hen Harrier

1

Garnock Lagoons

 

BT

 

Golden Plover

81

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Grey Plover

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Common Scoter

10

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/10/16

Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Barony Pit

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

12

Adamhill, Tarbolton

 

AMD

 

Whooper Swan

13

Fail, Tarbolton

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/10/16

Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Dean Castle Country Park

 

SI

 

Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Barony Pit

 

MH

 

Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Greenan

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/10/16

Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Mark, Glen App

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/10/16

Red Kite

1

Hunterston Cliffs

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/10/16

Wheatear

2

Croy

 

LD

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/10/16

Barnacle Goose

30

Irvine harbour

 

DJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/10/16

Swallow

1

Afton Reservoir

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/10/16

Black-throated Diver

6

Turnberry Point

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September

 

 

 

 

 

30/09/16

Lapland Bunting

1

Troon harbour

Flew south

BDK

 

Pomarine Skua

1

Troon harbour

Flew south

BDK

 

Arctic Skua

1

Troon harbour

Flew north

BDK

 

Common Scoter

12

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/09/16

Balearic Shearwater

1

Troon harbour

 

DGr/BDK

 

Leach's Petrel

2

Troon harbour

 

DGr/BDK

 

Pomarine Skua

2

Troon harbour

 

DGr/BDK

 

Great Skua

1

Troon harbour

 

DGr/BDK

 

Red Kite

1

Hollybush

 

MH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Dalmaca

 

MH

 

Greenshank

10

Doonfoot

 

SB

 

Red-throated Diver

15

Maidens

Flew south in 1 hr

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Merlin

1

Maidens

Flew south 08:45

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/09/16

Osprey

1

Catrine

Flew south 16:20

VW

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/09/16

Red-throated Diver

49

Maidens

South in 2 hrs

RHH

 

Grey Plover

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

4

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Grey Plover

4

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

8

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Scaup

9

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Velvet Scoter

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

JBD

 

Black-tailed Godwit

16

Capringstone

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/09/16

Brent Goose

1

Meikle Craigs-Pow Burn

Flew south

GB

 

Grey Plover

1

Meikle Craigs-Pow Burn

 

GB

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Meikle Craigs-Pow Burn

 

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Meikle Craigs-Pow Burn

 

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Ardeer beach

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/09/16

Leach's Petrel

1

Troon harbour

Flew south

BDK

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Prestwick

Juvenile

BG

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/09/16

Balearic Shearwater

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

27

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Pintail

7

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Red-breasted Merganser

21

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/09/16

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Scaup

4

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Doonfoot

 

BG

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Capringstone

 

BT

 

Little Stint

2

Hunterston

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/09/16

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Greenshank

10

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/09/16

Purple Sandpiper

1

Ardrossan

200m S of ferry terminal

DH

 

Curlew Sandpiper

2

Hunterston

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/09/16

Willow Warbler

1

Garnock Floods

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/09/16

Yellow Wagtail

1

Pow Burn

Briefly at burn mouth

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/09/16

Knot

1

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

7

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Maidens

 

RGV

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Maidens

 

RGV

 

Manx Shearwater

50

Maidens

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/09/16

Bar-tailed Godwit

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Whimbrel

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/09/16

Leach's Petrel

1

Troon harbour

South at 06:45

BDK

 

Arctic Tern

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Manx Shearwater

136

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Gannet

1416

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Knot

16

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

171

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/09/16

Sandwich Tern

116

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Arctic Tern

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

9

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Little Stint

1

Hunterston

 

TB

 

Ruff

1

Hunterston

 

TB

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Hunterston

 

TB

 

Greenshank

2

Hunterston

 

TB

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/09/16

Curlew Sandpiper

6

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Little Stint

1

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Knot

2

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Twite

2

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Knot

1

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Black-tailed Godwit

3

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Greenshank

5

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

Knot

1

Maidens

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/09/16

Manx Shearwater

1900

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Gannet

1400

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Common Scoter

6

Troon harbour

All drakes

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/09/16

Black Tern

1

Troon harbour

South at 12:29

BDK

 

Balearic Shearwater

1

Troon harbour

South at 16:05

BDK

 

Storm Petrel

1

Troon harbour

At 15:05

BDK

 

Manx Shearwater

1694

Troon harbour

Flew south

BDK

 

Gannet

901

Troon harbour

Flew south

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/09/16

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

DJ

 

Ruff

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

DJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/09/16

Balearic Shearwater

2

Saltcoats

 

BT

 

Osprey

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

Present for eighth day

BT

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/09/16

Osprey

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

Present for seventh day

GMcA

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

BT

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

BT

 

Arctic Skua

1

Meikle Craigs

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/09/16

Mediterranean Gull

21

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Osprey

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

Present for sixth day

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

Arctic Skua

1

Meikle Craigs

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/09/16

Balearic Shearwater

2

Turnberry Point

 

GMcA

 

Osprey

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Bogside

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Bogside

 

BDK

 

Knot

27

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

63

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

Adult

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Garnock Floods

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/09/16

Osprey

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

Present for third day

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August

 

 

 

 

 

30/08/16

Pomarine Skua

1

Pow Burn

At mouth of burn

TC

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

TC

 

Curlew Sandpiper

2

Bogside

2 juveniles

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/08/16

Yellow-legged Gull

1

Maidens

Adult

RGV

 

Black-tailed Godwit

10

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Pintail

1

Bogside

Eclipse male

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

7

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/08/16

Ruff

1

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

8

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

4

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

300

Turnberry Bay

Offshore

RHH

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Greenshank

4

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/08/16

Mediterranean Gull

4

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

7

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Greenshank

3

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

 

JMcP

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/08/16

Osprey

1

Shieldhill Farm

 

BT

  

Sanderling

100

Stevenston Point

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/08/16

Osprey

1

Shieldhill Farm

 

BT

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

5

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Goosander

59

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/08/16

Osprey

1

Shieldhill Farm

 

BT

 

Knot

1

Doonfoot

 

TR

 

Knot

3

Bogside

 

MP

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/08/16

Green Sandpiper

1

Bogside/upper Garnock

 

TB

 

Greenshank

13

Bogside/upper Garnock

 

TB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

22

Bogside/Irvine harbour

 

BT

 

Goosander

30

Bogside/Irvine harbour

 

MP

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/08/16

Ruff

1

Doonfoot

 

HM

 

Black-tailed Godwit

14

Doonfoot

 

HM

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/08/16

Marsh Harrier

1

Bogside

Sub-ad male, 11:30-12:15

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Meikle Craigs

 

BT

 

Ruff

1

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/08/16

Spotted Redshank

1

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/08/16

Mediterranean Gull

21

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Pow Burn

 

GB

 

Greenshank

1

Capringstone

 

DMcB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/08/16

Greenshank

4

Doonfoot

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/08/16

Mediterranean Gull

1

Kay Park

Adult at the pond

AF

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/08/16

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/08/16

Storm Petrel

1

Troon harbour

Flew south

BDK

 

Arctic Skua

2

Troon harbour

Flew north

BDK

 

Manx Shearwater

600

Troon harbour

Flew north

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

4

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

8

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Knot

4

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Arctic Skua

1

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

Manx Shearwater

650+

Maidens

Flew south

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/08/16

Storm Petrel

2

Troon harbour

Flew south

BDK

 

Great Skua

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Manx Shearwater

1000

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/08/16

Mediterranean Gull

22

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

8

Meikle Craigs

 

RHH

 

Great Skua

1

Meikle Craigs

Flew north

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/08/16

Little Egret

1

Ardeer/old ICI plant

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/08/16

Balearic Shearwater

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Manx Shearwater

350

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/08/16

Mediterranean Gull

8

Meikle Craigs

5 ads/2 x 2nd-cy/1 juv

GB

 

Common Scoter

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Shag

45

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Sandwich Tern

17

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Manx Shearwater

350

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/08/16

Little Egret

1

Bogside/Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Curlew Sandpiper

2

Bogside/Garnock

2 juvs

GMcA

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Bogside/Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Whimbrel

1

Bogside/Garnock

 

GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Meikle Craigs

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/08/16

Honey Buzzard

1

Troon

Flew south at 15:15

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July

 

 

 

 

 

30/07/16

Mediterranean Gull

11

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/07/16

Mediterranean Gull

15

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Arctic Tern

2

Meikle Craigs

 

GB

 

Sanderling

58

Pow Burn

 

GB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

GB

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/07/16

Mediterranean Gull

1

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/07/16

Great Northern Diver

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Common Scoter

3

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/07/16

Arctic Tern

2

Saltcoats

 

TB

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/07/16

Manx Shearwater

450

Bracken Bay

 

RHH

 

Greenshank

2

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

Whimbrel

1

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/07/16

Greenshank

2

Doonfoot

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/07/16

Mediterranean Gull

6

Meikle Craigs

6