December 2017

28 December

Woodcock (3) – Stravanan Glen – Ian Hopkins

Kingfisher – Kirk Dam – John Williams, Billy Shields

27 December

Greylag Geese (c. 1720) – round island count – Ian Hopkins

Canada Geese (180) – round island count – Ian Hopkins

Goosander (9) -Greenan Loch – Ian Hopkins

Shelduck (13) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hoplkins

Bar-tailed Godwits (130) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins.

Peregrine – Trinity Church Spire – Paul MacTaggart

20 December

Sparrowhawk (with prey (feral pigeon)) – High Rd Port Bannatyne – Mike Dodds

18 December

Curlew (c250)  – Cranslagvourity Farm – Ian Hopkins

House Sparrows (c 200) –  in a hedge near Kerryfearn Cottage – Ian Hopkins

17 December

Golden Eagle – Kilmichael – John Williams

Merlin, Kestrel, Peregrine and Buzzard – on road from Ettrick Bay to Kilmichael – John Williams

16 December

Pink-footed Geese – Kilmory – Ian Hopkins

Kestrel (female) – Ettrick Bay – Ian Hopkins

Curlew (c120)- St. Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Great Northern Diver -Scalpsie Bay – Ian Hopkins

Dipper (2) – Drumachloy Burn – John Williams

Goosander – Drumachloy Burn – John Williams

15 December

Barnacle Geese (11) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Canada Geese (132) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Fieldfares (120) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Great-crested Grebe – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkin

Shelduck (4) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Bar-tailed Godwits (75) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

14 December

Greylag Geese (c.1540) – round island count – Ian Hopkins8

Barnacle Geese (8) – Kilmory – Ian Hopkins

Lapwing (80) –  Loch Ascog – Ian Hopkins

Kingfisher – Kirk Dam – John Williams, Mike Dodds, Liz McKirdy

Grey Wagtail – Castle St – Liz McKirdy

Hen Harrier (m) – Kirk Dam – Liz McKirdy

13 December

Pink-footed Geese (3) – Kilmory – Ian Hopkins

Hen Harrier (m) – Barnauld – Neil McKirdy

12 December

Merlin – Kames Castle – Mike Dodds

11 December

Water Rail – Kirk Dam – John Williams

Great-spotted Woodpecker – Loch fad – John Williams

10 December

Goosander (10 m, 1 f ) – Loch Ascog – Dougie Menzies

Kingfisher – Kirk Dam – Ian Hopkins

Golden Eagle – behind Kilmichael

Slavonian Grebe – Loch Fad, north end – Ian Hopkins

Merlin – Kames Castle – John Williams

03 December

Jay- Loch Fad – Margaret MacDonald

Long-tailed Tit (4) – Loch Fad – Margaret MacDonald

Golden Eagle – Behind Glecknabae – John Williams

Merlin – Drumachloy – John Williams

02 December

Merlin – Ettrick Bay – John Williams

Dipper – Drumachloy Burn – John Williams

01 December

Greenland White-fronted Geese (c.125) – Ballycaul – Ian Hopkins

Water Rail (3) – Kirk Dam (observed at side of hide) – John Williams

Goosander (3) – Kirk Dam – John Williams

Kingfisher  – Kirk Dam – John Williams

Long-tailed Tit (flock)  – Kirk Dam – John Williams