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Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

December

 

 

 

 

 

31/12/17

Little Auk

1

Troon harbour

Flew south

DGr

 

Gannet

1

Troon harbour

Imm flew south

DGr

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Troon harbour

Flew south

DGr

 

Sanderling

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Dunlin

85

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

14

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Brambling

2

Crosshill

 

RHH

 

Hen Harrier

1

Ashgrove Loch

Male

AN

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/12/17

Twite

5

Largs

Noddsdale Burn mouth

SMcM

 

Greylag Goose

300

West Kilbride

Bushglen Farm

SMcM

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/12/17

Brambling

1

Crosshill

 

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

1930

Loans

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/12/17

Tree Sparrow

47

Fail (flash)

 

DGr

 

Brambling

1

Fail (farm)

 

DGr

 

Whooper Swan

9

Fail (farm)

 

DGr

 

Redwing

60

Greenan

 

JMcP

 

Whooper Swan

6

Greenan

 

JMcP

 

Kingfisher

1

Rozelle

 

JMcP

 

Sanderling

180

Ardeer/Stevenston Pt

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/12/17

Iceland Gull

1

Troon harbour

Juv

BG

 

Iceland Gull

1

Shewalton

Juv on Meadowhead pit

Gi

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/12/17

Iceland Gull

1

Troon harbour

Juv

DGi

 

Iceland Gull

1

Shewalton

Juv on Meadowhead pit

BG

 

Little Auk

1

Troon harbour

Flew south 09:25

DGi

 

Little Auk

1

Troon harbour

Flew north 11:40

DR

 

Black Redstart

1

Girvan

 

BG

 

Snow Bunting

2

Blackcraig Hill

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/12/17

Iceland Gull

1

Shewalton

Juv on Meadowhead pit

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/12/17

Whooper Swan

20+

Fail

 

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/12/17

Brambling

1

Hunterston

 

RK

 

Greenshank

3

Hunterston

 

RK

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/12/17

Little Egret

1

Greenan

 

DK

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

Goldenberry Farm

PMcE/RK

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/12/17

Jack Snipe

6

Troon

Gypsy Pool, Muirhead

BDK

 

Whooper Swan

19

Bogton Loch

 

RHH

 

Woodcock

1

Bogton Loch

 

RHH

 

Brambling

2

Crosshill

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/12/17

Iceland Gull

1

Troon harbour

Adult

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/12/17

Iceland Gull

1

Troon harbour

Adult

BDK/JC

 

Little Egret

1

Monkton

Flew over

JC

 

Merlin

1

Troon

 

JC

 

Whooper Swan

12

High Greenan

 

JC

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/12/17

! American Wigeon

1

Balkenna

Drake

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/12/17

! American Wigeon

1

Balkenna

Drake

RHH

 

Sanderling

1

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Woodcock

1

Dunure

At castle

JC

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/12/17

! American Wigeon

1

Balkenna

Drake

RHH

 

Snow Bunting

2

Balkenna

 

DGi

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Dipple-Balkenna

 

DGi

 

Purple Sandpiper

3

Dipple-Balkenna

 

DGi

 

Golden Plover

360

Dipple-Balkenna

 

DGi

 

Sanderling

1

Dipple-Balkenna

 

DGi

 

Black-throated Diver

10

Turnberry Bay

 

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

2694

Loans

 

BDK

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Loans

 

BDK

 

Knot

4

Troon harbour

 

TC

 

Golden Plover

40

Troon harbour

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/12/17

Barnacle Goose

1

Loans

 

SW

 

Merlin

1

Dipple

 

RHH

 

Twite

120

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

45

Doonfoot

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/12/17

"Blue" Fulmar

1

Maidens

Dark morph flew S

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

3

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/12/17

Pintail

1

SRUC campus, Ayr

Drake

RH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/12/17

Whimbrel

1

Capringstone

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/12/17

Woodcock

5

Rozelle

 

JR

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Loans

 

JC

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/12/17

Pink-footed Goose

1000+

Loans

 

SW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November

 

 

 

 

 

28/11/17

Mediterranean Gull

ad

Stevenston Point

 

DJ

 

Sanderling

100+

Stevenston Point

 

DJ

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/11/17

! Bonaparte's Gull

1 ad

Largs

Noddsdale Water mouth

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/11/17

! Bonaparte's Gull

1 ad

Largs

Noddsdale Water mouth

BG/RBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/11/17

Kittiwake

76

Maidens

Flew south in 30 mins

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Woodcock

13

undisclosed site

Flew from roost site

SI

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/11/17

Lesser Whitethroat

1

Ayr

In private garden

TC

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Loans

Ad + 2nd-w

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/11/17

Jack Snipe

3

Troon

Gypsy Pool, Muirhead

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/11/17

Hen Harrier

1

Fail Loch

Adult male

DGr

 

Common Scoter

8

Saltcoats

 

BT

 

Twite

6

Saltcoats

 

BT

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Saltcoats

 

BT

 

Greenshank

1

Bogside

 

BT

 

Whooper Swan

1

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

 

AF

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/11/17

Sanderling

56

Stevenston beach

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

13

Saltcoats harbour

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

9

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Twite

6

Stevenston beach

 

BT

 

Whooper Swan

1

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

 

AF

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/11/17

! Bonaparte's Gull

1 ad

Largs

Noddsdale Water mouth

AAM

 

Little Gull

1 ad

Largs

Noddsdale Water mouth

AAM

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens harbour

Offshore

RHH

 

Brent Goose

12

Maidens harbour

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

 

CBL

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/11/17

Merlin

1

Ballast Bank, Troon

 

JM

 

Whooper Swan

83

Bogside/Garnock estuary

At dusk roost

RBA

 

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

 

Water Rail

1

Doonfoot

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/11/17

Little Egret

1

Southannan Sands

 

BT

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/11/17

Brent Goose

12

Maidens harbour

light-bellied hrota

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Sanderling

60

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

14

Saltcoats

 

BT

 

Purple Sandpiper

9

Stevenston Point

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/11/17

Lapwing

380+

Bogside/Garnock Estuary

 

SI

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Fieldfare

150

Busbiehead

 

BT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/10/17

Goosander

9

River Ayr, UWS campus

 

CBL

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/10/17

Whooper Swan

47

Greenan

 

DK

 

Redwing

58

Ayr

Flew over Masonhill

ATS/GS

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/10/17

Brambling

4

Bogton Loch

 

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

 

Barnacle Goose

10

Hunterston

 

DT

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Hunterston

 

DT

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Hunterston

 

DT

 

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

 

Tree Sparrow

3

Fail

 

CBL

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/09/17

Curlew Sandpiper

1

Doonfoot

 

CBL

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

CBL

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Sanderling

2

Turnberry

 

CBL

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Sandwich Tern

36

Maidens

 

CBL

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

CBL