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2024 Rarity/Scarcity highlights

Myrtle Warbler.

 

2024 |  2023 |  2022 |  2021 |  2020 |  2019 |  2018 |  2017 |  2016 | 2015

Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

March

 

 

 

 

 

03/03/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Waxwing

1

Prestwick

 

DCR

 

Twite

2

Troon

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Knot

37

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

6

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Woodcock

5

Ochiltree

 

MH

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Loans

 

GMcA

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/03/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Snow Bunting

1

Stevenston Point

 

BG

 

Woodcock

1

Ayr Gorge

 

RL

 

Greensandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Knot

51

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

6

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

47

Fail

 

DE

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

40

Blairbowie

 

RHH

 

Turnstone

26

Saltcoats

 

RI

 

Red-throated DIver

1

Ardrossan harbour

 

RI

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/03/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Rock Pipit

1

Troon, south beach

Scandinavian littoralis

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Capringstone

 

AF

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

AF

 

Scaup

2

Auchenharvie

 

AS

 

Garnock Estuary

10

Garnock estuary

 

RL

 

Gadwall

2

Ardeer ICI pools

Pair

RL

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

6

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Dunlin

184

Troon

 

BDK

 

Knot

28

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

6

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

 

 

29/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Iceland Gull

1

Blairbowie

 

HF

 

Jack Snipe

2

Troon, Gypsy Pool

 

BDK

 

Little Grebe

1

Troon, Gypsy Pool

 

BDK

 

Gannet

1

Troon

Adult

BDK

 

Fieldfare

29

Collenan

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Common Scoter

50

Stevenston Point

 

BDK

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Stevenston Point

Flew south

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Capringstone

 

BDK

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

BDK

 

Wigeon

364

Capringstone

Male

BDK

 

Pink-footed Goose

550

Drongan

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

19

Broomhill

 

MH

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Scaup

1

Loch o' th' Lowes

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

19

Nith floodplain

 

MH

 

Purple Sandpiper

2

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

BDK

 

Sanderling

168

Stevenston

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Chapeldonan

 

DE

 

Common Scoter

48

Stevenston Point

 

TB

 

Pink-footed Goose

538

Loans

 

BDK

 

Scaup

2

Auchenharvie

Males

MMcG

 

Brent Goose

30

Maidens

29 hrota, 1 bernicla

DE

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RC

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

RC

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

RC

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

5

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Pink-footed Goose

2000

Martnaham Loch

 

PW

 

Goldeneye

5

Martnaham Loch

 

PW

 

Oystercatcher

30

Martnaham Loch

 

PW

 

Redshank

8

Martnaham Loch

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

20

Troon

 

BDK

 

Purple Sandpiper

8

Saltcoats harbour

 

SH

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Saltcoats harbour

 

SH

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Great Northern Diver

8

Curragh-Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

11

Curragh-Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

10

Curragh-Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

2

Curragh-Chapeldonan

2 males

RHH

 

Common Scoter

20

Curragh-Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

24

Maidens

light-bellied hrota 

RHH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Knot

44

Troon

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Twite

6

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon

 

LP

 

Common Scoter

1

Troon

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Little Gull

1

Maidens

Adult

HF

 

Brent Goose

26

Maidens

 

HF

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Fairlie Moor

 

DE

 

Jack Snipe

1

Troon, Gypsy Pool

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC et al

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Fairlie Moor

 

MMcG

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

MMcG

 

Greenshank

6

Capringstone

 

MMcG

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

Adult

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Prestwick

 

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/02/24

! ! ! Myrtle Warbler

1

Kilwinning

First Ayrshire record

JC

 

Waxwing

20

Prestwick

Brandon Gardens 

AM

 

Brambling

1

Springside

Female

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/02/24

Waxwing

20

Prestwick

Brandon Gardens 

SB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Greenshank

2

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Little Egret

1

Fairlie Sands

 

MMcG

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

28

Fairlie Sands

 

MMcG

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

BDK

 

Wigeon

233

Capringstone

 

BDK

 

Turnstone

64

Troon, south beach

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/02/24

Purple Sandpiper

14

Ballantrae

 

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

16

Lendalfoot

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

7

Lendalfoot

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Barassie

Adult

BDK

 

Common Scoter

4

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

2

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Scaup

2

Auchenharvie

Males

DL

 

Pink-footed Goose

542

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

MH

 

Goldeneye

39

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Shelduck

2

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Tufted Duck

31

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Wigeon

172

Auchincross

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/02/24

Waxwing

20+

Prestwick, Bridge Street

 

DE

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

BDK

 

Goldeneye

49

Auchincross

 

BDK

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Hunterston

off the pier

MMcG

 

Turnstone

45

Troon

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Scaup

2

Auchenharvie

Males

DL

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/02/24

Red-necked Grebe

1

Bracken Bay

 

BB

 

Brent Goose

22

Bracken Bay

 

BB

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

HF

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

HF

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Auchincross

 

DE

 

Gadwall

8

Auchincross

 

DE

 

Shelduck

2

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Stevenston Point

 

DE

 

Red-throated Diver

8

Stevenston Point

 

DE

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Portencross

 

TS

 

Red-throated Diver

16

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

5

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

4

Prestwick

 

DE

 

Little Egret

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

11

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

14

Barassie

 

KR

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/02/24

Red-necked Grebe

1

Prestwick

 

DE

 

Brent Goose

19

Bracken Bay

 

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/02/24

Red-necked Grebe

1

Dunure

 

RC

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Chapeldonan

 

MH

 

Twite

120+

Chapeldonan

 

MH

 

Barnacle Goose

2

Chapeldonan

 

MH

 

Brent Goose

4

Chapeldonan

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

25

Chapeldonan

 

MH

 

Jack Snipe

3

Turnberry

 

MH

 

Brent Goose

16

Maidens

 

MH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/02/24

Mediterranean Gull

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Greenshank

2

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

DC

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Largs

 

JG

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/02/24

Woodcock

1

Shewalton Wood SWT

 

RL

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

RHH

 

Goldeneye

63

Auchincross

 

RHH

 

Gadwall

3

Auchincross

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/02/24

Little Gull

2

Stevenston Point

 

DE

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Stevenston Point

 

DE

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Chapeldonan

2 imms

RHH

 

Common Scoter

14

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Chapeldonan

Male

RHH

 

Brambling

1

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

5

Burnside

4 juv hrota, 1 ad bernicla

RHH

 

Twite

c140

Burnside

 

RHH

 

Sanderling

70

Troon

 

PW

 

Knot

15

Troon

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

4

Troon

 

PW

 

Little Egret

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

7

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/02/24

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

BDK

 

Goldeneye

22

Auchincross

 

BDK

 

Pink-footed Goose

700+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

250+

Kileekie

Flew north

RHH

 

Twite

7

Troon

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

3

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/02/24

Ring-necked Duck

2

Ochiltree

Pair flew west

MH

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

DC

 

Greenshank

9

Capringstone

 

DC

 

Pintail

1

Rozelle

Male

DE

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Dunure

 

DE

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

11

Barassie

 

PW

 

Knot

14

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

BDK

 

Purple Sandpiper

2

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/02/24

Knot

18

Troon

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

5

Troon

 

PW

 

Dunlin

150

Troon

 

PW

 

Chiffchaff

1

Kilwinning

 

JC

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

11

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/02/24

Red-necked Grebe

1

Bracken Bay

Now in breeding plumage

BDK

 

Scaup

1

Bracken Bay

Male

BDK

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

DGr

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Dipple

 

BDK

 

Common Scoter

26

Dipple

 

BDK

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Dipple

 

BDK

 

Woodcock

1

Dundonald Woods

 

RL

 

Knot

27

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

11

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Twite

3

Troon, south beach

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/02/24

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

MH

 

Greenshank

2

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Little Egret

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

9

Blairbowie

 

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/02/24

Jack Snipe

2

Troon, Gypsy Pool

 

BDK

 

Greenshank

10

Capringstone

 

BDK

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

BDK

 

Gadwall

1

Capringstone

Male

BDK

 

Wigeon

243

Capringstone

 

BDK

 

Brent Goose

19

Chapeldonan

hrota

RHH

 

Brent Goose

5

Chapeldonan

4 juv hrota, 1 ad bernicla

RHH

 

Barnacle Goose

2

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

20

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/02/24

Common Scoter

5

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/02/24

Brent Goose

5

Chapeldonan

hrota, 1 bernicla

RHH

 

Barnacle Goose

2

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Little Egret

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

 

DE

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

1

Capringstone

 

DE

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

1

Blairbowie

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/02/24

Scaup

1

Auchenharvie

Male

MC

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

11

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

3

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/02/24

Goldeneye

8

Garnock estuary

 

RL

 

Gadwall

1

Ardeer ICI pools

Male

RL

 

Gadwall

5

Auchincross

 

DC

 

Lapwing

100

Fail

 

DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

 

 

30/01/24

Little Gull

1

Southannan Sands

Ad

RHH

 

Scaup

1

Auchenharvie

Male

SB

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Greenshank

2

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Wigeon

200+

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Knot

31

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

11

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Oystercatcher

178

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Pintail

1

Barassie

Male

BDK

 

Curlew

124

Loans

 

BDK

 

Golden Plover

85

Barassie, Stinking Rocks

 

DC

 

Knot

48

Barassie, Stinking Rocks

 

DC

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

 

DGr

 

Gadwall

6

Auchincross

 

DGr

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/01/24

Slavonian Grebe

6

Stevenston Point

Largest ever group in Ayrs

GMcA

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Stevenston Point

 

GMcA

 

Red-throated Diver

12+

Stevenston Point

 

GMcA

 

Common Scoter

300

Stevenston Point

 

JB

 

Sanderling

60

Stevenston Point

 

PW

 

Little Gull

2

Irvine harbour mouth

2 x 1st-w

GMcA

 

Barnacle Goose

19

Garnock estuary

 

GMcA

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon harbour

 

PW

 

Oystercatcher

143

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

11

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

14

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon harbour

 

PW

 

Great Northern Diver

7

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

3

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

12

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Chapeldonan

Male

RHH

 

Common Scoter

23

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Brent Goose

5

Burnside

hrota

HF

 

Barnacle Goose

2

Burnside

 

RHH

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

GMcA

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

1

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

 

DC

 

Gadwall

7

Auchincross

 

DC

 

Pink-footed Goose

92

Auchinleck

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/01/24

Little Gull

1

Stevenston Point

1st-w

HF

 

Pochard

1

Loch o' th' Lowes

Male

MH

 

Scaup

1

Auchenharvie

 

GMcA

 

Gannet

1

Troon

 

DC

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Greenshank

1

Sandyford

 

DC

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

 

DC

 

Little Egret

1

Eglinton CP

 

MN

 

Goldeneye

18

Auchincross

 

AS

 

Wigeon

150

Auchincross

 

AS

 

Blackcap

1

Fairlie

Female

PB

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/01/24

Little Gull

1

Stevenston Point

1st-w

DC

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Stevenston Point

 

DC

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

BDK

 

Goldeneye

13

Auchincross

 

BDK

 

Scaup

1

Loch o' th' Lowes

 

MH

 

Gadwall

5

Auchincross

 

DC

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

7

Doonfoot

 

EB

 

Knot

1

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

OW

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/01/24

Little Gull

2

Troon harbour

2 x 1st-w

DG

 

Greenshank

11

Capringstone

 

GMcA

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

GMcA

 

Gannet

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

13

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/01/24

Common Scoter

250

Stevenston Point

 

PW

 

Scaup

1

Auchincross

 

DC

 

Brent Goose

15

Maidens

light-bellied hrota 

DE

 

Twite

6

Maidens

 

DE

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Maidens

 

DE

 

Goldeneye

4

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/01/24

Snow Bunting

1

Meikle Craigs

briefly, then flew S

BDK

 

Mediterranean Gull

2

Meikle Craigs

2 x ads

BDK

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Stevenston Point

 

DC

 

Brent Goose

20

Maidens

19 hrota, 1 bernicla

BDK

 

Scaup

1

Auchincross

 

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/01/24

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Shag

212

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Purple Sandpiper

1

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

Knot

1

Troon, south beach

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/01/24

Little Gull

1

Stevenston Point

1st-w

DC

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Stevenston Point

 

DC

 

Little Auk

1

Maidens

Flew N

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

5

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Gannet

1

Maidens

Ad

RHH

 

Dunlin

120

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/01/24

Little Auk

1

Troon harbour

Flew S

BDK

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Troon harbour

Flew S

BDK

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Dunure

 

HF

 

Red-throated Diver

5

Dunure

 

HF

 

Gannet

1

Dunure

 

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/01/24

Brent Goose

14

Maidens

light-bellied hrota 

RHH

 

Curlew

63

Maidens

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/01/24

Mediterranean Gull

1

Sandyford

Ad

DC

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

1

Auchenharvie

 

DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/01/24

Red-necked Grebe

1

Bracken Bay

 

DG

 

Pintail

2

Barassie

2 mm

BDK

 

Brambling

1

Hunterston

 

DE

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

12

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Dunlin

127

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Woodcock

5

Moss Mulloch

 

DE

 

Lesser Black-backed Gull

1

Shewalton

 

DC

 

Treecreeper

9

Dumfries House

Roosting in Wellingtonias

MH

 

Brent Goose

13

Maidens

light-bellied hrota 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/01/24

Velvet Scoter

2

Chapeldonan

 

HF

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Chapeldonan

 

HF

 

Barnacle Goose

2

Chapeldonan

 

HF

 

Brambling

1

Chapeldonan

 

HF

 

Great Northern Diver

15

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

11

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

21

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Dipple-Balkenna

Male

RHH

 

Goldeneye

1

Dipple-Balkenna

Male

RHH

 

Common Scoter

3

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Black Guillemot

31

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Brambling

1

Southannan Sands

 

DC

 

Little Egret

1

Southannan Sands

 

DC

 

Greenshank

12

Southannan Sands

 

DC

 

Gadwall

2

Southannan Sands

Pair

DC

 

Teal

360

Southannan Sands

 

DC

 

Golden Plover

26

Barassie, Stinking Rocks

 

BB

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/01/24

Brent Goose

15

Maidens

light-bellied hrota 

RHH

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Greenshank

2

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Wigeon

146

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/01/24

Water Pipit

1

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

Gadwall

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

BB

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

BB

 

Greenshank

2

Pow Burn

 

BB

 

Pintail

1

Barassie

Male

BB

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

12

Barassie

 

BB

 

Little Egret

1

Irvine harbour

 

PW

 

Greenshank

1

Irvine harbour

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/01/24

White-tailed Eagle

1

Hunterston

 

DGr

 

Snow Bunting

1

Troon, Ballast Bank

Flew over

DGa

 

Gadwall

2

Doonfoot

 

DE

 

Brent Goose

15

Maidens

light-bellied hrota 

DC

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Maidens

 

DC

 

Pintail

1

Capringstone

Male

GMcA

 

Twite

5

Troon

 

PW

 

Knot

1

Troon

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

4

Troon

 

PW

 

Dunlin

150

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/01/24

Waxwing

14

Ayr, Heathfield Road

 

BDK

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Greenshank

2

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Pintail

1

Barassie

Male

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

13

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Siskin

40+

Eglinton Country Park

 

RL

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/01/24

Waxwing

14

Ayr, Heathfield Road

 

DG

 

Merlin

1

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Pintail

1

Barassie

Male

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

6

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Irvine

 

BDK/DE

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Greenshank

2

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Fairlie Moor

 

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/01/24

Slavonian Grebe

1

Irvine harbour moth

 

BDK/DC

 

Glaucous Gull

1

Auchenharvie

 

RK

 

Pintail

1

Barassie

Male

BDK

 

Knot

7

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

11

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Greenshank

9

Bogside

 

RL

 

Goldeneye

10

Bogside

 

RL

 

Little Grebe

12

Bogside

 

RL

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/01/24

Waxwing

21

Ayr, Heathfield Road

 

DG

 

Slavonian Grebe

1

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Common Scoter

12

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Red-throated Diver

5

Irvine harbour mouth

 

GMcA

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Pink-footed Goose

1

Pow Burn

Flew NE

RL

 

Waxwing

1

Ayr, Prestwick Road

 

SB

 

Waxwing

1

Ayr, Quail Road

 

BDK

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Stevenston Point

 

BDK

 

Black-throated Diver

2

Dipple

 

DC

 

Twite

100+

Dipple

 

DC

 

Curlew

162

Southannan Sands

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/01/24

Waxwing

6

Ayr, Prestwick Road

 

DC/BB

 

Great Northern Diver

65

Ballantrae-Kennedy's Pass

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

12

Ballantrae-Kennedy's Pass

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Ballantrae-Kennedy's Pass

 

RHH

 

Purple Sandpiper

13

Ballantrae harbour

 

RHH

 

Velvet Scoter

4

Chapeldonan

 

DC

 

Brambling

1

Chapeldonan

 

DC

 

Barnacle Goose

2

Chapeldonan

 

DC

 

Great Northern Diver

3

Chapeldonan

 

DC

 

Brent Goose

13

Maidens

light-bellied hrota 

DE

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

3

Maidens

 

DE

 

Fieldfare

40+

Fail

 

RL

 

Fieldfare

60+

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Maidens

 

JC

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Knot

14

Troon, sunken gardens

 

PW

 

Twite

5

Troon, south beach

 

PW/BDK

 

Blackcap

3+

Troon, south beach

2 mm/1 f

BDK/GMcA

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Barassie

 

JMcP

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/01/24

Red-necked Grebe

1

Bracken Bay

 

DC

 

Slavonian Grebe

1

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Velvet Scoter

3

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Barnacle Goose

2

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

10

Dipple-Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

6

Dipple-Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

18

Dipple-Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Twite

70

Chapeldonan

 

RHH

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Dipple

 

RHH

 

Common Scoter

20

Dipple

 

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Dipple

Female

RHH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Barassie

 

PW

 

Pintail

2

Barassie

 

PW

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

10

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Knot

14

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Great Northern Diver

1

Stevenston Point

 

GMcA

 

Red-throated Diver

12

Stevenston Point

 

GMcA

 

Long-tailed Duck

2

Stevenston Point

 

GMcA

 

Woodcock

1

Fullarton Woods

 

BDK

 

Short-eared Owl

2

Fairlie Moor

 

MMcG

 

Knot

2

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

LXH

 

Purple Sandpiper

12

Troon

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/01/24

White-tailed Eagle

1

Hunterston Sands

Ad

MMcG

 

Velvet Scoter

2

Saltcoats

 

DE

 

Common Scoter

100+

Saltcoats

 

DE

 

Velvet Scoter

4

Dipple

2 mm/2 ff

GMcA

 

Great Northern Diver

2

Dipple

 

GMcA

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Chapeldonan

 

GMcA

 

Great Northern Diver

3

Chapeldonan

 

GMcA

 

Black-throated Diver

2

Chapeldonan

 

GMcA

 

Whooper Swan

27

Chapeldonan

 

GMcA

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Greenshank

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

MH

 

Long-tailed Duck

1

Barassie

Female

BDK

 

Pintail

2

Barassie

2 mm

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

9

Barassie

 

BDK

 

Little Egret

2

Doonfoot

 

AMac

 

Greenshank

1

Sandyford

 

BB

 

Short-eared Owl

1

Bogside

 

DC

 

Brent Goose

2

Woodlands Bay

 

BB

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/01/24

Glaucous Gull

1

Auchenharvie pond

 

RK

 

Velvet Scoter

1

Chapeldonan

 

HF

 

Brambling

1

Chapeldonan

 

HF

 

Brent Goose

13

Croy