March 2019

31st March

9 Ravens and

4 Buzzards at Glenmore

13 Sandwich Terns at Port Bannatyne Bay – John Williams

29th March

c70 Golden Plover at St Ninians Bay – Ian Hopkins

Pair of Red-throated Divers off Kilmichael Rd

Red-throated Diver

Pair of Wheatears at Dunagoil – John Williams

28th March

2 Tawny Owls near house – Paul Powers

3 Sand Martins at Barnauld – Neil McKirdy

27th March

Chiffchaff at Ettrickdale – Paul Power

Chiffchaff in scrub at ACHA car Park – Paul Mctaggart

Pair of Peregrines over Glecknabae – John Williams

Tawny Owl at house – Paul Power

26th March

Osprey at Kirk Dam – Neil McKirdy

25th March

Brambling in garden

Sand Martin between Drumacloy and lower Ettrick

Chiffchaff at Kirk Dam – John Williams

24th march

Brambling at feeder – John Williams

Pair of Gadwall on Kirk Dam – Ian Hopkins

23rd March

Iceland Gull at Screening Chambers- Doug Menzies

4 Knot at Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Leucistic Pheasant at Kildavanan

White Tailed Eagle – John Williams

21st March

Male Sparrowhawk at feeder – John Williams

c40 Whooper Swans over Ettrick Bay – Neil McKirdy

20th March

Osprey on Loch Fad – Neil McKirdy

2 Golden Eagles displaying over Glecknabae – Andy MacGregor

Tawny Owl at Kirk Dam

25 Whooper Swans at Barnauld – Mike Dodds

5 Slavonian Grebes near 3rd tee, Bute Golf Course – Doug Menzies

18th March

Barn Owl near Kerrycroy – Ian Hopkins

17th March

Grey Wagtail on rocks near the Hermitage – Viv Shelley

16th March

Kingfisher at the Castle – Paul Power

14th March

Golden Eagle on Glenmore – Neil McKirdy and John Williams

2 Egyptian Geese at St Ninian’s Bay – Mike Dodds

13th March

Kestrel at Ashfield Farm

Sparrowhawk being mobbed by 6 or 7 Jackdaws from Noobies Woods – Paul MacTaggart

40 Whooper Swans at Greenan Loch

12th March

Gannets in the Firth – Paul MacTaggart

11th March

Gannets off Craigmore Rd – Neil McKirdy

10th March

60+ Golden Plover  at St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Goldcrest at house – Margaret MacDonald

2 Gannets diving off Kilchattan Bay – John Williams

8th March

Gannet flying past Craigmore – Donald Kinnear

7th March

Siskins on feeder – Neil McKirdy

5th March

Kingfisher at Castle moat – Margaret MacDonald

Pinkfooted Goose at Ettrick Bay

3 Stock Doves at Kilbride Farm – Doug Menzies

3rd March

2 Golden Eagles, male Hen Harrier, 3 Buzzards, Sparrowhawk and 2 Ravens at Glenmore – John Williams

1st March

41 Whooper Swans at Greenan Loch – Ian Hopkins


Regular sightings

Nuthatch at the feeders at Tarfside, Ascog since the turn of the year till at least 24th February, photographed – Sandra Linsay