September 2017

30 September

Golden Eagle (imm) – Glen More – John Williams, Neil McKirky

Hen Harrier (f) – Glen More – John Williams, Neil McKirky

29 September

Kestrel (2) – Kilwhinloch – Liz McKirdy

Kestrel – Greenan Loch – Liz McKirdy

28 September

Stock Dove (2) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies

Wheatear – St Ninian’s Point – Dougie Menzies

Grey Plover  – St Ninian’s Saltmarsh – Dougie Menzies

Teal (130) – St Ninian’s Saltmarsh – Dougie Menzies

Lesser Black-backed Gull (11) – St Ninian’s Saltmarsh – Dougie Menzies

Mallard (82) – Ettrick Bay – Dougie Menzies

Wigeon (42) – Ettrick Bay – Dougie Menzies

Teal (47) – field at rear of Ettrick Bay – Dougie Menzies

Lesser Black-backed Gull (2) – Ettrick Bay – Dougie Menzies

27 September

Peregrine – Still observed daily on Trinity Church Spire

Barn Owl – Ambrisbeg Quarry – Ian Hopkins

24 September

House Martin – Loch Quien – Ian Hopkins

23 September

Canada Geese (c110) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Greylag Geese (250-300) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Common Gull (200+) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Bar-tailed Godwit (2) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Twite (c.12) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Raven – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Buzzard (2) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Sparrowhawk – Ballycaul – Ray Eddie

Sandwich Tern – St Ninian’s Bay – Ray Eddie

Curlew (40+) – St Ninian’s Bay – Ray Eddie

Merlin (female) – Loch Quien lade – Ray Eddie

Little Grebe (2) – Loch Quien – Ray Eddie

Tufted Duck (41) – Loch Quien – Ray Eddie

Cormorant (2) – Loch Quien – Ray Eddie

Great Black-backed Gull – Loch Quien – Ray Eddie

Wigeon (50+) – Kirk Dam – Ray Eddie

Mute Swan (3) – Kirk Dam – Ray Eddie

Ringed Plover (55) – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Dunlin – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

21 September

Goosander (3 redhead) – around north end of Bute – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

Reed Bunting (2) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Twite (8) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Linnet (c11) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Bar-tailed Godwit (2) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Redshank – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

19 September

Kingfisher – Castle Moat, Rothesay – Paul Power

Razorbills (2) – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Red Breasted Merganser  – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

Guillemots (3 + 2 dead on beach)  – Ettrick Bay – Ray Eddie

16 September

Mallard (100+) – Greenan Loch – Neil McKirdy

12 September

Wheatear – Stubble field, Kingarth near Plan Road – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

Bar-tailed Godwit (7) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

Sandwich Tern (5) – Ettrick Bay – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

Razorbill – Ettrick Bay – Ian Hopkins, Dougie Menzies

Hen Harrier (ringtail) – Drumreoch Circuit – Liz McKirdy

Mistle Thrush (4) – War Memorial, Scoulag Moor – Dougie Menzies

10 September

Kestrel (2 adults and juv) – War memorial, Scoulag Moor – Dougie Menzies

08 September

Little Egret – Rothesay Bay at Sailing Club (07.30) – John Williams

Little Egret – Kames Bay, Port Bannatyne (10.00) – Liz McKirdy

Peregrine – Trinity Church spire – Liz McKirdy

06 September

Sandwich Tern (29) – Ettrick Bay – Dougie Menzies, Ian Hopkins

Wheatear – Ettrick Bay – Dougie Menzies

Sandwich Tern (15) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies , Ian Hopkins

Common Gull (700+) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies , Ian Hopkins

Herring Gull (300+) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies , Ian Hopkins

05 September

Wheatear (5) – on shore at Ardbeg – John Williams

Meadow Pipit (c.200), Drumreoch – Dougie Menzies

Oystercatcher (260) – Kilchattan Bay – Dougie Menzies

03 September

Red-breasted Menrganser (21) – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Sandwich Tern (8)  – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Twite (6)  – Kilchattan Bay – Ian Hopkins

Ringed Plover (38) – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Black-tailed Godwit (2) – St Ninian’s Bay – Ian Hopkins

Peregrine – Trinity Church Spire – LizMcKirdy

02 September

Hen Harrier (male) – Cairn Baan – John William

Peregrine – over St Colmac – John Williams

01 September

Peregrine (2) – Trinity Church, Rothesay (04.00am) – Paul MacTaggart

Sandwich Tern (14) – Ardbeg Point – John Williams

Great-crested Grebe (pair) – Loch Quien – Chris Shelley

Mute Swan (adults + 5 signets) – Loch Quien – Chris Shelley

Wigeon (5)  – Loch Quien – Chris Shelley

Lapwing (30+) – Loch Quien – Chris Shelley

Grey Heron (5)  – Loch Quien – Chris Shelley

Golden Plover (2) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies

Sandwich Tern (6) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies

Twite (14)  – St Ninian’s Point – Dougie Menzies

Goldfinch (120- 140 including many juvs)  – St Ninian’s Point – Dougie Menzies

Ringed Plover (28) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies

Dunlin (16) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies

Turnstone (11) – St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies

Grey Heron (12) – Saltmarsh, St Ninian’s Bay – Dougie Menzies

Canada Geese (110) – Loch Quien – Viv Shelley

Tufted Duck (50+) – Loch Quien – Viv Shelly