February 2018

26 February

Red Grouse (2) – Hill at rear of Scarrel – Donald Kinnear

Whooper Swans (6) –  in field near Birgidale Cnoc Farm – Ian Hopkins

Great-crested Grebes (pair) –  Quien Loch – Ian Hopkins

Bar-tailed Godwits (12) – Ettrick Bay – Ian Hopkins

Kestrel – Little Kilmory Farm – Ian Hopkins

25 February

Jack Snipe – Lubas Bay – Ian Hopkins

Grey Wagtail – Lubas Bay – Ian Hopkins

Red-throated Diver (2) – Dunagoil Bay – Ian Hopkins

24 February

Merlin – Kames Castle – John Williams

Magpie – Port Bannatyne – John Williams

Hen Harrier (f), Buzzard (6),Raven (3), Kestrel (2), Snipe (2), Sparrowhawk and Merlin – Gortans – John Williams

22 February

Hen Harrier (f) – Greenan Loch – Neil McKirdy

Greenland White-fronted Geese (135) – Nether Ardroscadale – Ian Hopkins

Barnacle Geese (11) – Nether Ardroscadale – Ian Hopkins

21 February

Kingfisher – Rothesay inner harbour – John Williams

Hen Harrier (f) – Gortans – John Williams

20 February

Kingfisher – Rothesay inner harbour – John Williams

Peregrine – Trinity Church – John Williams

19 February

Kingfisher – Rothesay Castle moat – John Williams

18 February

Greenfinch (c40) – Ettrick Bay (south end) – Ian Hopkins

Moorhen (12 in group)at Kirk Dam – Ian Hopkins

Whooper Swan (28) – Loch Quien – Ian Hopkins

16 February

Hen Harrier (m) – behind St Colmac Farm – John Williams

13 February

Barnacle Geese (11) – Kilmory Flats – Ian Hopkins

12 February

Hen Harrier – Greenan Loch – Mike Dodds

Canada Geese (128) – Loch Quien – Ian Hopkins

10 February

Merlin – Cairn Ban – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

09 February

Redshank (11) – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Barnacle Geese (12) – Kilmory Flats – Ian Hopkins

Pink-footed Goose – Kilmory Flats – Ian Hopkins

Lapwing (c200) – Gallachan Farm – Ian Hopkins

Whooper Swan (21 inc 7 juvs and yellow T7K) – in field near Birgidale Crieff Farm – Ian Hopkins

Bar-tailed Godwit (74) – Kilchattan Bay – Mike Dodds

Merlin – Kildavannan – John Williams

Hen Harrier (ringtail) – Kilmichael – John Williams

Peregrine  – Kilmichael – John Williams

Siskin (50+) – Kilmichael – John Williams

Long-tailed Tit (50+) – Kilmichael – John Williams

Short-eared Owl (calling) – Glecknabae – John Williams

Merlin (male) – Achavoulaig Butt- Glen More – Dougie Menzies

Fieldfare (28) – Glen More – Dougie Menzies

Mistle Thrush (6) – Glen More – Dougie Menzies

08 February

Peregrine – Trinity Church, Rothesay – John Williams

06 February

Great-crested Grebe – Loch Quien – John Williams

04 February

Black-throated Diver (2) – Scalpsie Bay – Ian Hopkins

03 February

Fieldfare (200) – Kingarth – Ian Hopkins

Redwing (12) – Wood behind Church Lane Rothesay – Margaret MacDonald

Magpie (2) – Wood behind Church Lane Rothesay – Margaret MacDonald

Bullfinch (Pair) – Craigmore Bowling Club – Dougie Menzies

02 February

Tawny Owl – Craigmore (calling in garden) – Neil McKirdy

Slavonian Grebe (2) – Scalpsie Bay – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

Black-throated Diver (2) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

Common Scoter (male) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

Snipe (4) – Greenan Loch – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

01 February

Peregrine – Trinity Church on spire – John Williams