May 2019

4th May

Red-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver,

Peregrine, 11 Golden Plover and 1 Whimbrel at St Ninian’s  Bay- John Williams

Swift over Argyle Place – Ray Eddie

3rd May

Swift at Kerrycroy – Neil McKirdy

“BIG DAY” sightings by Doug, Ron, Ian and Billy

2 Sedge Warblers plus 1 Grasshopper Warbler singing near Chapelton

Blackcaps – 10 singing in Chapelton Wood/Plantation, 5 singing in Mount Stuart Estate, 2 singing in Balnakeilly Wood, 3 singing at Glecknabae plus 1 or 2 others

Cuckoo – calling birds at Chapelton Plantation, Balnakeilly, Scoulag Moor, Glecknabae

Red-throated Diver at Kilchattan Bay

4 Black-tailed Godwit at Quien Loch

White-tailed Eagle at Plan Road. Aged as 2CY (2nd summer) – no sign of rings/wing tags

Stock Dove – 2 between Gallachan Farm and Kerrymenoch Farm

Goosander – 12 at Loch Quien

Coot – 1 at Loch Quien

Swift – 2 at Greenan Loch

White Wagtail – 1+ at St Ninian’s Point

Twite – 1 at St Ninian’s Point

Little Egret over Loch Fad – Doug Menzies

Regular sightings

Gannets and Sandwich Tern over Rothesay Bay