November 2014

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Pictures from November 2014

 

28 November

Red-necked Grebe (2) – St Ninian’s Bay – Doug Menzies, Iona Gray

Bar-tailed Godwit (18) – Ettrick Bay – Doug Menzies

Razorbill – Ettrick Bay – Doug Menzies

Great Crested Grebe – Ettrick Bay – Doug Menzies

26 November

Pink-footed Geese (2) – fields opposite Cranslagvourity Farm – Billy Shields

Grey Plover – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Dunlin (17) – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Canada Geese (170) – Kilmory – Ian Hopkins

Red-throated Diver (4) – Scalpsie Bay – Ian Hopkins

Red-throated Diver (2) Scalpsie Bay – Doug Menzies

Yellowhammer (8) – near Quogach – Doug Menzies

Bullfinch (13+) – Balnakailly Forest – Ron Forrester

25 November

Red-necked Grebe – St Ninian’s Bay – Ron Forrester

Goosander (4 -2m +2f)  – St Ninian’s Bay – Ron Forrester

24 November

Red-necked Grebe – St Ninian’s Bay – Doug Menzies

23 November

Greenland White-fronted Geese – Ballycaul – Ian Hopkins

21 November

Twite (8) – Ettrick Bay at Drumacloy Burn – Ian Hopkins

18 November

Red-necked Grebe – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

17 November

Red-necked Grebe – St Ninian’s Bay – Doug Menzies, Ian Hopkins, Iona Gray

Great Northern Diver – St Ninian’s Bay – Doug Menzies

Grey Plover – St Ninian’s Bay – Doug Menzies

Great Northern Diver – Scalpsie Bay – Doug Menzies

Red-throated Diver (2) – Scalpsie Bay – Doug Menzies

16 November

Grey Wagtail (4) – Loch Ascog – Paul McTaggart

List of birds recorded at the Gortans by John Williams – Chaffinch, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Buzzard,

Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Pheasant, Long Tailed Tit, Goldcrest, House Sparrow, Kestrel , Wren,

Robin, Carrion Crow, Treecreeper, Siskin, Redpoll, Magpie (3), Hooded Crow, Woodcock, Collared

Dove, Blackbird, Bullfinch, Raven, Redwing, Pied Wagtail

15 November

Grey Plover – St Ninian’s Bay – Bird Group Outing

Skylark – St Ninian’s Bay – Bird Group Outing

Snipe – St Ninian’s Salt Marsh – Bird Group Outing

Hen Harrier – Greenan Loch – Bird Group Outing

13 November

Grey Plover – St Ninian’s Bay – Iona Gray

Dunlin (27) – St Ninian’s Bay – Iona Gray

12 November

Lapwing (29) – St Ninian’s Bay saltmarsh  – Iona Gray

11 November

Merlin – Greenan Loch – Ian Hopkins

Red-breasted Merganser (25) – St Ninian’s Bay – Iona Gray

Whooper Swan (12) – St Ninian’s Bay – Iona Gray

1o November

Twite (7) – St Ninian’s Bay – Doug Menzies

Goosander (5 inc 1 male) – Greenan Loch – Doug Menzies

9 November

Shoveler (f) – Loch Quien – Ian Hopkins

Goldeneye (male) – Loch Ascog – Doug Menzies

Goosander (2 x Male) – Loch Ascog – Doug Menzies

Goldeneye (2 redhead) – Kames Bay – Doug Menzies

8 November

Snow Bunting (5)  – Ettrick Bay – Malcolm Alexander (seen briefly and reported as possible)

Peregrine – Ettrick Bay – Malcolm Alexander

Redwing – Straad – Iona Gray

Turnstone (24) – St Ninian’s saltmarsh – Iona Gray

Fieldfare (c100) – Stravanan Farm – Ian Hopkins

Lapwing (180) – Kilmory – Ian Hopkins

Tufted Duck (48) – Greenan Loch – Ian Hopkins

7 November

Redwing (c50) – Loch Quien – Doug Menzies

Fieldfare (15) – Loch Quien – Doug Menzies

Red-throated Diver – Kilchattan Bay – Doug Menzies

Yellowhammer – Plan Rd – Doug Menzies

Oystercatcher (320) – Ettrick Bay – Doug Menzies

Bar-tailed Godwit (8) – Ettrick Bay – Doug Menzies

5 November

Moorhen (imm) – Gortans – John Williams

3 November

Peregrine – St Ninian’s saltmarsh – Iona Gray

Shelduck – St Ninian’s saltmarsh – Iona Gray

Red-throated Diver – St Ninian’s saltmarsh – Iona Gray

Lapwing (3) – St Ninian’s saltmarsh – Iona Gray

Fieldfare (20) – Flexi-tech – Colin Clark

2 November

Peregrine – roosting at Trinity Church – Ross Crichton

Redwing (4) – Lord James’s Ride – Liz McKirdy

Peregrine – Lord James’s Ride – Liz McKirdy

Kestrel – Lord James’s Ride – Liz McKirdy

1 November

Peregrine – roosting at Trinity Church – Ross Crichton

Kestrel – Straad – Iona Gray