January 2019

31st January

2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers heard drumming – Neil McKirdy

c46 Whoopers at Kirk Dam – IH

30th January

c 20 Redwing, grounds of Kames Castle – John Williams

Crossbill and Gt Spotted Woodpecker at Ardbrannan – Paul Power

29th January

5 Bullfinches and 2 Goldcrest at Meadows – J Eddie

28th January

Small flock of Bullfinches at Flexitech – Liz McKirdy

24th January

2 Gt Spotted Woodpeckers at Glebelands – Neil McKirdy

Kingfisher at Ardbeg shore

Little Egret and Grey Wagtail at Ettrick Bay – John Williams

23rd January

Pair of Shovelers at Kirk Dam – Ian Hopkins

20th January

3 Barnacle Geese and c 160 Canada Geese at Kilmory Flats – Ian Hopkins

c 90 Canada Geese, flock of Lapwing and 100+ Curlew at Loch Quien

3 Common Scoters, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Red Throated Divers at Scalpsie Bay – R Eddie

19th January

Great Northern Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebes, 3 Razorbills, 2 Black Guillemot and 80+ Curlew at Scalpsie Bay – R Eddie

2 Divers at Montford, possibly Great Northern? – Margaret MacDonald

c250 Canada Geese and c40 Fieldfare at Kilmory Flats – IH

17th January

Peregrine on Trinity Spire – Liz McKirdy

White Tailed Eagle at Ettrick Bay – John Williams

13 Shelduck, 6 Knot and 68 Bar-tailed Godwits at Kilchattan Bay – IH

14th January

126 Greenland Whitefronts at Dunallunt Farm – IH

15th January

Grey wagtail at PO sorting office – Margaret MacDonald

Pair of Shovelers at Kirk Dam – R Eddie

11th January

Little Egret at Ettrick Bay – John Williams

10th January

Peregrine behind house – Neil McKirdy

6th January

12 Siskin and a Redpoll,  feeders at Port Bannatyne – John Williams

5th January

Peregrine at Kildavannan

Slavonian Grebe at Scalpsie Bay

Male Hen Harrier and Kestrel at Scoulag Moor

Little Egret at Ettrick Bay – Neil McKirdy and John Williams

4th January

Pair of Shoveler at Kirk Dam – John Williams

29 Canada Geese, 50+ Lapwing and 7 Whooper Swans at Loch Ascog

Tawny Owl at Kirk Dam – Mike Dodds

3rd January

Kestrel at Scalpsie viewpoint – Mike Dodds

2nd January

Sparrowhawk at Castle – Paul Power

1st January

11 Goosanders at Kirk Dam – Viv Shelley

Merlin and Kestrel near Meikle Kilmory – John Williams

Little Egret at Ascog – Doug Menzies


Throughout January there have been regular sightings of

Peregrine  at Trinity Church

Kingfisher at Castle moat

40+ Whooper Swans at Kirk Dam

Goosanders at Kirk dam, Greenan Loch and Loch Quien