October 2017

30 October

Robin (Leucistic) – Piperhall – Billy Shields

29 October

Tawny Owl – Academy Apts area – Denise Maranucci

27 October

Tawny Owl – Academy Apts area – Denise Maranucci

Red-breasted Merganser – Kirk Dam – Paul MacTaggart

Jay (2) – near Kirk Dam – Paul MacTaggart

Dipper (3) – Drumacloy  Burn – John Williams

25 October

Goldeneye (male) – Loch Quien – Ian Hopkins

Greenland With-fronted Goose – Kilmory Flats – Ian Hopkins

Whooper Swan (12) – Kilmory Flats – Ian Hopkins

Lesser Black-backed Gull – Kilmory Flats – Ian Hopkins

Peregrine – still using Trinity Church Spire – John Williams (possible Woodcock prey)

Herring Gull (140) – followed a fishing boat into Rothesay Harbour – Dougie Menzies

24 October

Long-tailed Tit (8) – Glecknabae – Dougie Menzies

20 October

Redwing (large flock) – Grounds of Kames Castle – John Williams

Redwing (flock) – Cranslagloan Farm – John Williams

Fieldfare (a few) – Cranslagloan Farm – John Williams

Brambling – Cranslagloan Farm – John Williams

Redwing (flock) – Flexi-tech, Townhead – Neil McKirdy

Barnacle Goose – Ettrick Bay – John Williams

18 October

Guillemot (predated by Seal) – Rothesay Bay at Sailing Club – John Williams

17 October

Grey Wagtail – Burn at Lovers Walk – Ian Hopkins

Jay – Chapelton Wood – Ian Hopkins

Cormorant (5) – old pier, Port Pannatyne – Ian Hopkins

Shag (26) – old pier, Port Pannatyne – Ian Hopkins

Whooper Swan (11) – In flight Barone Road – Neil McKirdy

Whooper Swan (16) – grazing in field Acholter Farm – Dougie Menzies

16 October

Golden Plover carcass – under Peregrine roost, Trinity Church – Paul MacTaggart

15 October

Barnacle Geese (6) – Kingarth – Ian Hopkins

Ringed Plover (39) – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Dunlin (6) – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Mallard (c100) – flooded field Kingarth – Ian Hopkins

14 October

Gannet (juv) – Wrecked in field at Dickieland, Ettrick Bay John Williams

Merlin – Kildavannan – John Williams

11 October

Mistle Thrush (23) – St Blanes – John Williams

08 October

Redwing – Stuart Hall – John Williams

Great Northern Diver (8) – Scalpsie Bay

05 October

Grey Wagtail – garden Castle St, Rothesay – Liz McKirdy

04 October

Swallow (2) – Little Barone – Neil McKirdy

Golden Eagle (poss 2) – Glen More – John Williams

02 October

Lesser Black-backed Gull – Ettrick Bay – Ian Hopkins

Kestrel – Ballycaul – Ian Hopkins