March 2018

31 March

Wheatear – Ettrick Bay – John Williams

Goosander (5m + 2f) – Kirk Dam – Andrew Gordon

30 March

Snipe (2) – Kirk Dam – Billy Shields

27 March

Goosander (7) – Loch Fad – Kirk Dam

26 March

Osprey – Loch Fad – Neil McKirdy

Black-throated Diver – off Glecknabae – John Williams

Kittiwake (c40 + c24 + 100) – off Craigmore, Rothesay – Dougie Menzies

Stock Dove – Kames Castle – John Williams

24 March

Whooper Swan (20) – Kirk Dam – John Williams

Kingfisher – in flight along Lade, Rothesay – Colin (per Liz McKirdy)

23 March

Gannet (2) – Ascot Bay – Neil McKirdy

22 March

Peregrine – Roosting on Trinity spire – John Williams

Gannet (c15) – West Kyles – Ian Hopkins

20 March

Pied Wagtail (100+) – Roosting on pontoons Rothesay Harbour – Dougie Menzies

19 March

Greenland White-fronted Geese (c180) – Nether Ardroscadale – Ian Hopkins

Crossbill (flock heard) – Piperhall Plantation – Dougie Menzies

17 March

Mediterranean Gull – Kilchattan Bay – Dougie Menzies, John Williams

Slavonian Grebe (3 inc 2 in sum pl) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies, John Williams

Golden Plover (35) – Loch Queen – Dougie Menzies, John Williams

Merlin – Glen More – John Williams

Hen Harrier (f) – Glen More – John Williams

Mediterrranean Gull – Kilchattan Bay – Mike Dodds

Bullfinch (pair) – at feeders Church Lane Rothesay – Margaret McDonald

White-fronted Geese (41) – Nether Ardroscadale – Dougie Menzies

16 March

Gannet (2) – Kilchattan Bay – Mike Dodds

14 March

Whooper Swan (14) – Ettrick Flats – Ian Hopkins

Grey Wagtail (2) – Ettrick Burn – Ian Hopkins

13 March

White-tailed Eagle – Rothesay Bay – John Williams

Little Gull – Kilchattan Bay – Dougie Menzies

Mediterranean Gull – Kilchattan Bay – Dougie Menzies

Gannet – off Craigmore – Paul Power

Kingfisher – on shore at Ardbeg – John Williams

12 March

Kingfisher – on shore between Ardbeg and Port Bannatyne – per John Williams

Lesser Black-backed Gull – Rothesay Castle – Paul Power

Gannet – off Craigmore – Ian Hopkins

11 March

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

Greenland White-fronted Geese (c200) – Nether Ardroscadale – Ian Hopkins

Red-throated Divers (4) – St. Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Great Northern Divers (2) – Scalpsie  Bay – Ian Hopkins

Slavonian Grebes (5) – Scalpsie  Bay – Ian Hopkins

Bar-tailed Godwits (18) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Shelduck (13) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Great Northern Diver – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Whooper Swans (6) – near Kerrycroy Farm – Ian Hopkins

Greylag Geese (1440) –An all-island count – Ian Hopkins

07 March

Kingfisher – Kirk Dam – Paul MacTaggart

Magpie (8) – in tree at Argyll Terr, Rothesay – Neil McKirdy

Lesser Redpoll – at feeders in garden, Glebelands Rd, Rothesay – Mike Dodds

Grey Wagtail – Kildavannan Cottages – Ian Hopkins

05 March

Peregrine – feeding at Trinity Church spire – John Williams

04 March

Brambling – Port Bannatyne – John Williams

Stock Dove (2) – field opp Kingarth Cemetry – Ian Hopkins

Linnet (c50) – field opp Kingarth Cemetry – Ian Hopkins

03 March

Hen Harrier (m) – fields near Stuck Farm – Dougie Menzies, Ron Forrester, Ian Hopkins