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Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

December

 

 

 

 

 

31/12/19

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

FSS

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

FSS

 

Whooper Swan

6

Pow Burn

Flew north

FSS

 

Wigeon

184

Pow Burn

at mouth

FSS

 

Skylark

200

Monkton

 

FSS

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Troon

female

FSS

 

Knot

370

Troon

 

FSS

 

Purple Sandpiper

18

Troon

 

FSS

 

Golden Plover

137

Troon

 

FSS

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon

 

FSS

 

Shag

44

Troon

 

FSS

 

Common Scoter

2

Barassie

 

FSS

 

Scaup

1

Barassie

female

FSS

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

adult

FSS

 

Siskin

12

Gailes

 

FSS

 

Curlew

108

Laigh Hillhouse, Barassie

 

FSS

 

Knot

222

Irvine harbour mouth

 

FSS

 

Waxwing

19

Saltcoats

Barnet Court

TB

 

Brent Goose

13

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

SM

 

Red-throated Diver

31

Dipple

 

DGr

 

Great Northern Diver

16

Dipple

 

DGr

 

Black-throated Diver

9

Dipple

 

DGr

 

Long-tailed Duck

9

Dipple

 

DGr

 

Black Guillemot

23

Dipple

 

DGr

 

Scaup

1

Dipple

 

DGr

 

Tree Sparrow

3

Loans

 

BDK

 

Gannet

1

Lendalfoot-Girvan

 

RGV

 

Golden Plover

35

Ballantrae

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/12/19

Jack Snipe

1

North Craig Reservoir

 

FSS

 

Snipe

12

North Craig Reservoir

 

FSS

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

adult

FSS

 

Goosander

8

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

 

FSS

 

Water Rail

1

Ladyton Loch

 

FSS

 

Siskin

31

Loudoun Kirk sluices

 

FSS

 

Fieldfare

160

Milton Farm

 

FSS

 

Redwing

160

Milton Farm

 

FSS

 

Fieldfare

325

Greenside

Flew north

FSS

 

Waxwing

15

Gailes

at golf driving range

HF

 

Oystercatcher

400

Hunterston

 

AS

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

 

AS

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/12/19

Brambling

1

Corsehill Mount, Dreghorn

female

FSS

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Capringstone

adult

FSS

 

Goosander

3

River Irvine, Dreghorn

readheads

FSS

 

Gadwall

pr

Shewalton

Meadowhead Rd pit

FSS

 

Great Black-backed Gull

71

Shewalton

Meadowhead Rd pit

FSS

 

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

near burn at hotel

FSS

 

Red-throated Diver

3

Stevenston Point

 

DGr

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Stevenston Point

 

DGr

 

Scaup

1

Auchenharvie

 

DGr

 

Gadwall

pr

Shewalton

Meadowhead Rd pit

DGr

 

Knot

450+

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

DGr

 

Dunlin

250+

Troon, harbour car park

 

DGr

 

Snow Goose

1

Auchincross

adult

DB

 

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/12/19

Pink-footed Goose

270

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Fieldfare

284

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Redwing

163

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Stock Dove

27

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Siskin

25

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Tree Sparrow

16

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Bullfinch

10

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Goosander

2

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Chiffchaff

1

Kilmarnock-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/12/19

Fieldfare

115

Crosshouse Hospital

Flew north

FSS

 

Redwing

130

Crosshouse Hospital

Flew north

FSS

 

Fieldfare

40

Knockentiber Viaduct

 

FSS

 

Redwing

90

Knockentiber Viaduct

 

FSS

 

Stock Dove

17

Knockentiber Viaduct

 

FSS

 

Jay

3

Knockentiber Viaduct

 

FSS

 

Siskin

12

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Fieldfare

40

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Redwing

49

Knockentiber-Springside

disused railway line

FSS

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

adult

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/12/19

Pink-footed Goose

1

Hunterston

 

AU

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/12/19

Common Scoter

1

Bracken Bay

 

DE

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

GD

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/12/19

Red-necked Grebe

1

Bracken Bay

 

BG

 

Goosander

8

Kay Park, Kilmarnock

 

TC

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

EB

 

Gadwall

1

Doonfoot

 

EB

 

Gannet

1

Doonfoot

 

EB

 

Greenfinch

20

Doonfoot

 

EB

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/12/19

Red-necked Grebe

1

Bracken Bay

 

HF

 

Red-throated Diver

3

Bracken Bay

 

HF

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Bracken Bay

 

HF

 

Waxwing

15

Irvine

Riverside Lodge Hotel

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Seamill

 

RK

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

RK

 

Snow Goose

1

Auchincross

adult

JC

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Stevenston Point

 

RT

 

Red-throated Diver

5

Stevenston Point

 

RT

 

Red-b Merganser

8

Stevenston Point

 

RT

 

Knot

16

Stevenston Point

 

RT

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/12/19

Greenfinch

50+

Hunterston

 

PMcE

 

Chiffchaff

1

Hunterston

 

PMcE

 

Little Egret

1

Southannan Sands

 

AB/PMcE

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Newton Shore

male

JT

 

Knot

150

Newton Shore

 

JT

 

Common Scoter

10

Newton Shore

 

JT

 

Red-throated Diver

5

Newton Shore

 

JT

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/12/19

Little Egret

1

Southannan Sands

 

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/12/19

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/12/19

Tree Sparrow

2

Gypsy Pool, Troon

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/12/19

Brent Goose

12

Maidens

hrota 4 ads/8 juvs

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/12/19

Waxwing

8

Stevenston

 

AU

 

Pink-footed Goose

92

Loans

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/12/19

Waxwing

4

Stevenston

 

PMcE

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/12/19

Mediterranean Gull

2

Pow Burn

adults

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/12/19

Siberian Chiffchaff

1

Troon

south beach

DGa

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Pow Burn

adults

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/12/19

! Green-winged Teal

1

Doonfoot

male

SB

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Troon harbour

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/12/19

! Green-winged Teal

1

Doonfoot

male

DGr

 

Siberian Chiffchaff

1

Troon

south beach

DGa

 

Snow Goose

1

Auchincross

adult

PS

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/12/19

Velvet Scoter

1

Maidens

Flew south

DGr

 

Red-throated Diver

11

Maidens

Flew south

DGr

 

Great Northern Diver

4

Maidens

Flew south

DGr

 

Black-throated Diver

4

Maidens

Flew south

DGr

 

Whooper Swan

12

Greenan

 

RGV

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Greenan

 

RGV

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

ringtail

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/12/19

Golden Plover

71

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/12/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

 

BG

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Gypsy Pool, Troon

adult

BDK

 

Fieldfare

67

Collennan

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/12/19

Knot

421

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

SA

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/12/19

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/12/19

Waxwing

1

Troon

St. Meddans Street

XR

 

Little Gull

1

Lendalfoot

1st-w

BG

 

Iceland Gull

1

Lendalfoot

adult

BG

 

Waxwing

1

Troon

St. Meddans Street

XR

 

Little Egret

2

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Gannet

1

Troon

adult

TC

 

Knot

162

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Twite

200

Girvan Mains

 

BG

 

Whooper Swan

30

Kirkoswald

 

GMcW

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/12/19

Waxwing

1

Troon

St. Meddans Street

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/12/19

Waxwing

1

Troon

St. Meddans Street

DGr/GC

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

GC

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston

 

AU

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

male

SW

 

Brent Goose

8

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RGV

 

Tree Sparrow

3

Loans

 

BDK

 

Fieldfare

127

Collennan

 

BDK

 

Whooper Swan

8

Drybridge

 

JA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November

 

 

 

 

 

30/11/19

Waxwing

1

Troon

St. Meddans Street

MF

 

Water Pipit

1

Troon, south beach

 

BG

 

Jack Snipe

1

Gogo Glen

 

GC

 

Snow Goose

1

Loch o' th' Lowes

adult

BB

 

Purple Sandpiper

20

Troon

 

JA

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/11/19

Waxwing

1

Troon

St. Meddans Street

MF

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Doonfoot

female

RGV

 

Snow Goose

1

Loch o' th' Lowes

adult

MB

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/11/19

Snow Bunting

2

Stevenston Point

 

ZB

 

Long-tailed Duck

10

Stevenston Point

 

ZB

 

House Martin

1

Saltcoats

 

ZB

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Skares-Garlaff

 

MH

 

Snow Goose

1

Little Creoch-Fordmouth

adult

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/11/19

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Long-tailed Duck

5

Prestwick

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/11/19

Marsh Harrier

1

Auchincross, 1 km west

juvenile

MH

 

Hen Harrier

1

Auchincross, 1 km west

ringtail

MH

 

Swallow

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

36

Troon

 

PW

 

Golden Plover

160

Troon

 

MP

 

Knot

110

Troon

 

MP

 

Long-tailed Duck

5

Prestwick

 

BG

 

White-fronted Goose

8

Blairbowie

Greenland flavirostris

EM

 

Merlin

1

Galston

 

EM

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/11/19

Slavonian Grebe

1

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

CK

 

Greenshank

3

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

CK

 

White-fronted Goose

8

Blairbowie

Greenland flavirostris

BG

 

Snow Goose

1

Loch o' th' Lowes

adult

MH

 

Mediterranean Gull

7

Troon

 

PW

 

Common Scoter

5

Troon

 

PW

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Troon

juv/female

MP

 

Grey Plover

2

Troon

 

MP

 

Golden Plover

249

Troon

 

MP

 

Knot

92

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Oystercatcher

193

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Golden Plover

154

Loans

 

MP

 

Snipe

35

Loans

 

MP

 

Pink-footed Goose

1000

Loans

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/11/19

Long-tailed Duck

2

Bracken Bay

 

BG

 

Long-tailed Duck

9

Prestwick

 

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Purple Sandpiper

61

Troon harbour

 

MP

 

Black Guillemot

24

Troon harbour

 

MP

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/11/19

Merlin

2

Thirdpart, Portencross

female

PMcE

 

Redwing

200+

Thirdpart, Portencross

female

PMcE

 

Fieldfare

34

Thirdpart, Portencross

female

PMcE

 

Skylark

50+

Thirdpart, Portencross

female

PMcE

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Tree Sparrow

10

Kilmaurs

in private garden

RT

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/11/19

Snow Goose

1

Loch o' th' Lowes

adult

RHT/MP

 

Hen Harrier

1

Auchincross

ringtail

RHT

 

Brent Goose

8

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

MP

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

BL

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

SA

 

Sanderling

17

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

32

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/11/19

Snow Goose

1

Loch o' th' Lowes

adult

MH

 

Red Kite

1

Ochiltree

 

MR

 

Little Egret

1

Doonfoot

 

MP

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

Whooper Swan

7

Broomhill fishery

 

EF

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/11/19

Golden Plover

143

Loans

 

BDK

 

Grey Plover

5

Troons

 

PW

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Troons

 

PW

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcKSD

 

Blackcap

1

Girvan

Male in private garden

GMcW

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/11/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

 

SMcM

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

male

DE

 

Red Kite

1

Barony

 

MR

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/11/19

Short-eared Owl

2

Bogside

 

DC

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/11/19

! Green-winged Teal

1

Doonfoot

 

DGr

 

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

 

BG

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

DC

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

IH

 

Little Egret

1

Bogside/Garnock estuary

 

IH

 

Long-tailed Duck

5

Prestwick

 

BG

 

Golden Plover

173

Loans

 

BDK

 

Curlew

43

Loans

 

BDK

 

Lapwing

214

Loans

 

BDK

 

Tree Sparrow

2

Gypsy Pool, Troon

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/11/19

! Green-winged Teal

1

Doonfoot

 

BG

 

Long-tailed Duck

11

Stevenston Point

 

AR

 

Red-throated Diver

6

Stevenston Point

 

AR

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Stevenston Point

 

AR

 

Sanderling

80

Stevenston Point

 

IH

 

Long-tailed Duck

4

Troon

south bay

AR

 

Common Scoter

24

Troon

south bay

AR

 

Purple Sandpiper

27

Troon

 

AR

 

Knot

110+

Troon

 

AR

 

Golden Plover

26

Troon

 

AR

 

Dunlin

200+

Troon

 

AR

 

Ringed Plover

64

Troon

 

AR

 

Turnstone

50+

Troon

 

AR

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/11/19

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Greenshank

2

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Long-tailed Duck

12

Stevenston Point

 

BG

 

Long-tailed Duck

5

Prestwick

 

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Garnock Floods

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/11/19

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

GMcA

 

Twite

70

Bogside

Flew to Ardeer shore

GMcA

 

Long-tailed Duck

5

Prestwick

 

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Fieldfare

173

Collennan

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/11/19

Long-tailed Duck

5

Prestwick

 

BG

 

Pink-footed Goose

2000

Loans

 

BDK

 

Jack Snipe

1

Gypsy Pool, Troon

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Greenshank

2

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/11/19

Red Kite

1

Bogton Moss

 

IHL

 

Pink-footed Goose

723

Loans

 

BDK

 

Golden Plover

56

Loans

 

BDK

 

Curlew

67

Loans

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/11/19

Pink-footed Goose

316

Loans

 

BDK

 

Golden Plover

68

Loans

 

BDK

 

Whooper Swan

17

Troon

flew south

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/11/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

 

TB

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Stinking Rocks, Barassie

 

DGr

 

Common Scoter

20

Stinking Rocks, Barassie

 

DGr

 

Grey Plover

2

Stinking Rocks, Barassie

 

DGr

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Stinking Rocks, Barassie

 

DGr

 

Purple Sandpiper

29

Ballast Bank, Troon

 

BDK

 

Knot

486

Troon

 

BDK

 

Grey Plover

1

Troon

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Troon

 

DGr

 

Red-throated Diver

10

Prestwick

 

DH

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Great Northern Diver

2

Turnberry Point

 

BG

 

Black-throated Diver

4

Turnberry Point

 

BG

 

Long-tailed Duck

7

Turnberry Point

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/11/19

Tree Sparrow

40

Heathfield

old runways

RC

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/11/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

 

SB

 

Little Egret

1

Seamill

 

SB

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

DE/AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/11/19

Great Northern Diver

6

Turnberry Bay

 

BG

 

Black-throated Diver

14

Turnberry Bay

 

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Tree Sparrow

2

Gypsy Pool, Troon

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/11/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

 

GMcA

 

Hooded Crow

1

Gypsy Pool, Troon

 

BDK

 

Pink-footed Goose

300

Loans

 

BDK

 

Twite

2

Troon

south beach

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/11/19

Water Pipit

1

Seamill

 

GMcA

 

Wheatear

1

Stevenston Point

 

GC

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Stevenston Point

 

GC

 

Common Scoter

1

Stevenston Point

 

GC

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Hen Harrier

1

Garnock Floods

 

GC

 

Pink-footed Goose

1500

Loans

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Oysterctcher

102

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Brent Goose

1

Greenan

juv light-bellied hrota

DMcG

 

Little Egret

1

Greenan-Heads of Ayr

 

DMcG

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/11/19

Water Pipit

1

Troon

south beach

BG

 

Snow Bunting

1

Troon

opposite Marine Hotel

BG

 

Sandwich Tern

1

Stevenston Point

 

DGi

 

Long-tailed Duck

8

Stevenston Point

 

DGi

 

Common Scoter

7

Stevenston Point

 

DGi

 

Knot

300

Stevenston Point

 

DGi

 

Sanderling

80

Stevenston Point

 

DGi

 

Pink-footed Goose

1500

Loans

 

BDK

 

Golden Plover

86

Loans

 

BDK

 

Lapwing

82

Loans

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/11/19

Snow Goose

1

Auchincross

adult

HRG

 

Hen Harrier

1

Auchincross

ringtail

HRG

 

Shoveler

3

Auchincross

 

HRG

 

Lapwing

100

Auchincross

 

HRG

 

Snow Bunting

1

Troon

opposite Marine Hotel

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/11/19

Little Egret

2

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October

 

 

 

 

 

31/10/19

Snow Bunting

1

Troon

opposite Marine Hotel

XR

 

Snow Goose

1

Auchincross

adult

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/10/19

Green Woodpecker

1

Ness Glen

 

RHH

 

Grey Phalarope

1

Stevenston Point

 

BG

 

Snow Bunting

1

Troon

opposite Marine Hotel

ZB

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK/RW

 

Knot

404+

Troon

 

ZB

 

Golden Plover

240+

Troon

 

ZB

 

Pink-footed Goose

3000

Loans

 

BDK

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Ardrossan

in marina

CT

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/10/19

Snow Bunting

1

Troon

opposite Marine Hotel

DE/RHH

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie Sands

 

RW

 

Snow Goose

1

Auchincross

adult

RHH

 

Fieldfare

1000's

Bracken Bay

 

HF

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/10/19

Snow Bunting

1

Troon

opposite Marine Hotel

DGr

 

Little Egret

3

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Whooper Swan

23

Doonfoor

 

XR

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/10/19

Long-tailed Duck

1

Trabboch

male

MH

 

Brambling

1

Bogton Loch

 

MH

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Grey Plover

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Mediterranean Gull

4

Troon

 

PW

 

Snow Bunting

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Fieldfare

300

Meigle

 

AB

 

Snow Goose

1

Auchincross

adult

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/10/19

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

AMcK

 

Pink-footed Goose

300

Fail

 

HG

 

Whooper Swan

32

Fail

 

HG

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/10/19

! Chough

1

Turnberry

at lighthouse

AS

 

Knot

80

Troon

 

PW

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

1

Fail

 

DH

 

Snow Goose

1

Auchincross

adult

DH/MH

 

Brambling

1

New Cumnock

Mansfield Road

MH

 

Brambling

1

New Cumnock

Lochside Hotel

MH

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie

 

CT

 

Pink-footed Goose

72

Troon

Gypsy Pool

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

2

Fail

 

BF

 

Snow Goose

1

New Cumnock

Adult at Auchincross

BF

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

2

Fail

 

CMcI

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Fail

adults

CMcI

 

Hen Harrier

2

Dalleagles

ringtails

HF

 

Merlin

1

Dalleagles

ringtails

HF

 

Snow Goose

1

Dalgig

adult

RHH

 

Golden Plover

50

Blackcraig Hill

Flew north-west

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

2

Fail

 

GMcA/HF

 

Whooper Swan

20

Fail

 

GMcA

 

Fieldfare

nc

Fail

"hundreds"

HF

 

Redwing

nc

Fail

"hundreds"

HF

 

Green Woodpecker

1

Fail

 

CM

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Turnberry Bay

juv off Milton Burn

RHH

 

Grey Plover

1

Turnberry Bay

Milton Burn

RHH

 

Fieldfare

150

Dailly

Wallacetown

RHH

 

Redwing

100+

Dailly

Wallacetown

RHH

 

Snow Goose

1

Dalgig

adult

DGr/MH

 

Fieldfare

nc

Dalgig

"hundreds"

DGr

 

Redwing

nc

Dalgig

"hundreds"

DGr

 

Fieldfare

200+

Ochiltree

Flew north

MH

 

Snipe

28

Troon

Gypsy Pool

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Doonfoot

 

BE

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

2

Fail

 

RGV/GB

 

Snow Goose

1

New Cumnock

Adult at Auchincross

GB

 

Canada Goose

1

New Cumnock

"small race" at Auchincross

GB

 

Hen Harrier

1

New Cumnock

Ringtail at Auchincross

GB

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

ad male

SW

 

Brent Goose

1

Dipple

juv light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Barnacle Goose

4

Fairlie

 

CT

 

Little Egret

2

Fairlie

 

CT

 

Whooper Swan

7

Loans

Flew south

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

2

Fail

 

BG

 

Snow Goose

1

New Cumnock

Adult at Auchincross

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

2

Fail

 

ZB/CH

 

Red Kite

1

Fail

 

ZB/AF

 

Snow Goose

1

New Cumnock

Adult at Auchincross

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

2

Fail

 

GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Fail

1st-w

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/10/19

! White-rumped Sandpiper

2

Fail

 

DC/DGi

 

Knot

10

Troon harbour

Ballast Bank

JA/BA

 

Golden Plover

196

Troon harbour

Ballast Bank

JA/BA

 

Ringed Plover

110

Troon harbour

Ballast Bank

JA/BA

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/10/19

Grey Plover

2

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

Wigeon

1100

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

Greenshank

8

Southannan Sands

 

MMcG

 

Pink-footed Goose

952

Loans

 

RHH

 

Curlew

151

Loans

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Loans

 

RHH

 

Pochard

1

Martnaham

male

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

15

Doonfoot

 

JA/BA

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/10/19

Green Sandpiper

2

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Loans

ad

BDK

 

Rock Pipit

21

Waterside-Seamill

 

PMcE

 

Turnstone

95

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/10/19

Pink-footed Goose

587

Loans

 

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/10/19

Sand Martin

2

Loans

 

BDK

 

House Martin

1

Loans

 

BDK

 

Wheatear

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Barnacle Goose

15

Hunterson

 

AU

 

Pintail

1

Bogside/Garnock

 

IH

 

Greenshank

11

Bogside/Garnock

 

IH

 

Greenshank

11

Bogside/Garnock

 

IH

 

Gadwall

5

Garnock East poinds

 

RGV

 

Whooper Swan

3

Doonfoot

 

RGV

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/10/19

Barnacle Goose

42

Portencross

Ardneil Farm

MMcG

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Capringstone

ads

GMcA

 

Swallow

2

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Shoveler

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Swift sp.

1

Stevenston

 

MMcG

 

Sandwich Tern

1

Troon

Flew south

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/10/19

!Yellow-browed Warbler

1

Marr College, Troon

at car park

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/10/19

Barnacle Goose

31

Portencross

Ardneil Farm

MMcG

 

Whooper Swan

40

Fail

Flew NW

TC

 

Golden Plover

200+

Troon harbour

 

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/10/19

Long-tailed Duck

2

Saltcoats

 

KR

 

Common Scoter

2

Saltcoats

 

KR

 

Knot

3

Stevenston Point

 

KR

 

Sanderling

36

Stevenston Point

 

KR

 

Sandwich Tern

1

Stevenston Point

 

KR

 

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

 

LH

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/10/19

Hen Harrier

1

Bogside

male

SW

 

Whooper Swan

6

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Water Rail

4

Trabboch

 

DGr

 

Swallow

1

Fail

 

DGr

 

Shoveler

2

Fail

 

DGr

 

Tree Sparrow

8

Fail

 

DGr

 

Yellowhammer

15

Fail

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/10/19

Redwing

15

Capringstone

First of the autumn

RW

 

Redwing

10

Crosshill

First of the autumn

RHH

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Doonfoot

ad

SB

 

Sandwich Tern

1

Doonfoot

ad

SB

 

Greenshank

1

Doonfoot

ad

SB

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/10/19

! Lesser Yellowlegs

1

Capringstone

juv - 3rd Ayrshire record

JC

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Capringstone

ad

CH

 

Merlin

1

Bogside racecourse

female

GMcA

 

Red-throated Diver

20

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

5

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Maidens harbour

 

RHH

 

Gadwall

4

Garnock East ponds

 

IH

 

Shoveler

4

Garnock East ponds

 

IH

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/10/19

! Lesser Yellowlegs

1

Capringstone

juv - 3rd Ayrshire record

GMcA

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

ad

ZB

 

Ruff

1

Fail

 

ZB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Fail

 

ZB

 

Pink-footed Goose

125

Fail

 

ZB

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/10/19

! Lesser Yellowlegs

1

Capringstone

juv - 3rd Ayrshire record

DGi

 

Green Sandpiper

2

Capringstone

 

AR

 

Barnacle Goose

30

Bogside/Irvine harbour

 

DJ

 

Whooper Swan

5

Bogside/Irvine harbour

 

DJ

 

Barnacle Goose

25+

Hunterston

flew over

ZB

 

Red-throated Diver

4

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

Black Guillemot

14

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

Pintail

1

Hunterston

 

ZB

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Maidens

2nd-w

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Swallow

7

Maybole

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September

 

 

 

 

 

30/09/19

Mediterranean Gull

1

Maidens

adult

DGr

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Maidens

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

41

Doonfoot

in off the sea

DGr

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Doonfoot

adult

DGr

 

Greenshank

4

Doonfoot

 

DGr

 

Gadwall

1

Doonfoot

male

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

94

Dipple</