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Date   

Species

Count

Location

Details

Obs

April

 

 

 

 

 

29/04/21

Garganey

1

Garnock Floods

Male

PB

  

Wheatear

8

Dundonald Camp

 

JC

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/04/21

! Wood Warbler

1

Knockdolian

First of the year

RHH

 

! Wood Warbler

1

Bellsbank

First of the year

MKS/DE

  

Whinchat

1

Dundonald Camp

Male

PB

 

Grasshopper Warbler

2

Dundonald Camp

2 singing mm

BDK

 

White Wagtail

18

Fail

 

RL

 

White Wagtail

14

Martnaham Loch 

 

DGr

  

Wheatear

7

Dundonald Camp

 

BDK

 

Sand Martin

200+

Martnaham Loch 

 

DGr

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Fail

 

RL

  

Little Egret

2

Garnock Floods

 

RL

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/04/21

! Swift

1

Girvan

First of the year

SL

  

! Garganey

1

Garnock Floods

First of the year

SMcM

  

Wheatear

3

Blairbowie

Greenland leucorhoa

RHH

  

Sand Martin

200

Martnaham Loch

 

RHH

  

Whimbrel

19

Martnaham Loch

 

RHH

  

Whimbrel

3

Troon

 

BDK

  

Arctic Tern

2

Troon

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/04/21

! Lesser Whitethroat

1

Ardeer

First of the year

TB

 

Brent Goose

1

Ballantrae

dark-bellied bernicla

RHH

  

Swallow

10

Eglinton CP

 

RL

  

Crossbill

2

Gailes Marsh

 

SB

  

Whimbrel

2

Carleton Port

 

RHH

  

Whimbrel

1

Ballantrae

 

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/04/21

! Pied Flycatcher

2

Ness Glen

First of the year

IH/MH

  

! Garden Warbler

1

River Irvine, Dreghorn

First of the year

BDK

  

Willow Warbler

11

River Irvine, Dreghorn

11 singing mm

BDK

  

Blackcap

5

River Irvine, Dreghorn

5 singing mm

BDK

  

Whitethroat

1

River Irvine, Dreghorn

1 singing m

BDK

  

Sand Martin

22

River Irvine, Dreghorn

 

BDK

  

Arctic Tern

73

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Sandwich Tern

10

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Puffin

1

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Whimbrel

10

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Whimbrel

3

Troon harbour

 

BDK

  

Golden Plover

13

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Common Scoter

34

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Great Northern Diver

1

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Black-throated Diver

3

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Red-throated Diver

10

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Manx Shearwater

25

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Fulmar

2

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

  

Whooper Swan

1

Maidens

Flewsouth

DGr

  

Whitethroat

2

Maidens

Flew north

DGr

 

Purple Sandpiper

41

Troon harbour

 

BDK

  

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Fail

 

RL

 

White Wagtail

1

Fail

 

RL

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DB

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/04/21

Yellow Wagtail

1

Munnoch Reservoir

flavissima

GM

 

Yellow Wagtail

1

Maidens

flavissima flew N

RHH

 

! Arctic Tern

40

Maidens

First of the year - flew N

RHH

 

Puffin

2

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

Common Scoter

16

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

Whimbrel

3

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

Sandwich Tern

3

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

House Martin

2

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

White Wagtail

80+

Munnoch Reservoir

 

GM

 

White Wagtail

18

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

White Wagtail

3

Mill Glen Reservoir

 

GM

  

Great Northern Diver

3

Maidens

imm

RHH

  

Red-throated Diver

3

Maidens

 

RHH

  

Whinchat

2

Craigens

2 mm

RHH

  

Wheatear

7

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Swallow

1

Doonfoot

 

AG

 

Swallow

1

Ness Glen

 

GM

  

Redstart

5

Ness Glen

5 singing mm

GM

  

Cuckoo

1

Ness Glen

1 singing m

GM

 

Tree Pipit

2

Ness Glen

 

GM

 

Sand Martin

20

Munnoch Reservoir

 

GM

 

Common Sandpiper

4

Munnoch Reservoir

 

GM

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Mill Glen Reservoir

 

GM

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Loch Doon

 

GM

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Barnacle Goose

40

Ness Glen

Flew north

GM

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/04/21

Blue-headed Wagtail

1

Fail

flava

DC

  

Little Ringed Plover

1

Fail

 

DGr

  

Common Redpoll

2

Glen App

flammea

RHH

 

Grasshopper Warbler

3

Doonfoot

3 singing mm

GS

 

Grasshopper Warbler

1

Shewalton

1 singing m

DE

 

Sedge Warbler

1

Shewalton

1 singng m

BDK

  

Blackcap

7

Finnarts Bay

7 singing mm

RHH

 

Blackcap

4

Ladyton Loch

4 singing mm

AF

  

Chiffchaff

6+

Finnarts Bay

6+ singing mm

RHH

  

Whitethroat

1

Finnarts Bay

1 singing m

RHH

 

Whitethroat

1

Greenan

1 singing m

SB

 

Whitethroat

1

Shewalton

1 singng m

BDK

 

Willow Warbler

7+

Ladyton Loch

7+ singing mm

AF

 

White Wagtail

10+

Fail

 

DGr

 

Swallow

1

Fail

 

PW

  

Whimbrel

2

Troon

 

PW

  

Whimbrel

1

Portencross

 

PW

  

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Fail

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

153

Troon

Flew north

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/04/21

Redstart

1

Ness Glen

 

RHH

 

Cuckoo

1

Ness Glen

 

RHH

 

Tree Pipit

1

Ness Glen

 

RHH

 

Redstart

2

Loch Doon

2 singng mm

JT

 

Cuckoo

1

Loch Doon

1 singing m

JT

 

Tree Pipit

1

Loch Doon

1 singing m

JT

 

Grasshopper Warbler

1

Pow Burn

1 singing mm

AG

 

Swallow

1

Loch Doon

 

JT

 

Swallow

1

Capringstone

 

AF

 

White Wagtail

1

Capringstone

 

AF

 

White Wagtail

1

Croy

 

SMcM

 

Common Sandpiper

2

Croy

 

SMcM

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Capringstone

 

AF

 

Willow Warbler

8

Eglinton CP

8 singing mm

BDK

 

Chiffchaff

5

Eglinton CP

5 singing mm

BDK

 

Sedge Warbler

1

Ardeer Fen

 

TB

 

Pink-footed Goose

400+

Loch Doon

Flew north

JT

 

Pink-footed Goose

100

Ness Glen

Flew north

RHH

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

S of Goatsgreen

SMcM

 

 

 

 

 

 

21/04/21

! Whitethroat

1

Pow Burn

First of the year

HF

 

Grasshopper Warbler

1

Dunure

 

HF

 

Grasshopper Warbler

1

Greenan

 

SB

 

Grasshopper Warbler

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Sedge Warbler

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

House Martin

6

Doonfoot

 

AG

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Eglinton CP

 

PB

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

S of Goatsgreen

HF

 

 

 

 

 

 

20/04/21

! Whinchat

1

Munnoch Reservoir

First of the year

HF

 

Tree Pipit

2

Loch Doon

 

MH

 

Sedge Warbler

1

Croy

 

AR

 

Willow Warbler

9

Pow Burn

9 singing mm

BDK

 

Willow Warbler

6

Barassie GC

6 singing mm

BDK

 

Wheatear

7

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Wheatear

3

Dundonald Camp

 

BDK

 

White Wagtail

2

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

White Wagtail

2

Fail

 

RL

 

Whimbrel

10

Croy

 

AR

 

Whimbrel

3

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Whimbrel

2

Pow Burn

 

BDK

 

Black-tailed Godwit

4

Fail

 

RL

 

Long-tailed Duck

6

Dipple

 

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

14

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

6

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Dipple-Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

2

Croy

 

AR

 

Great Northern Diver

2

Croy

 

AR

 

Pink-footed Goose

36

Pow Burn

Flew north

BDK

 

Whooper Swan

3

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/04/21

! Yellow Wagtail

1

Pow Burn

FOY - flavissima

DE

 

! Redstart

1

Loch Doon

First of the year

DE

 

! Redstart

1

Glen Afton

First of the year

MH

 

! Sedge Warbler

1

Trabboch Loch

First of the year

RHH

 

Tree Pipit

1

Loch Doon

 

DE

 

Willow Warbler

38

Shewalton Wood

38 singing mm

RL

 

Chiffchaff

8

Shewalton Wood

8 singing mm

RL

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Ayr harbour

 

SB

 

 

 

 

 

 

18/04/21

! Grasshopper Warbler

1

Ardeer Fen

First of the year

TB

 

Tree Pipit

2

Garnock East

Flew over

TB

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

S of Goatsgreen

DGr

 

White Wagtail

1

Doonfoot

 

AF

 

Black-tailed Godwit

9

Fail

 

AF

 

Whimbrel

1

Troon

 

BDK

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Ringed Plover

110

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Purple Sandpiper

25

Troon

 

AF

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon

Flew north

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Stevenston Point

 

PW

 

Ring-necked Parakeet

8

Kay Park

 

AF

 

 

 

 

 

 

17/04/21

Willow Warbler

9

Brisbane Glen

9 singing mm

RH

 

White Wagtail

1

Martnaham Loch 

 

DGr

 

Whimbrel

5

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Whimbrel

1

Hunterston

 

DE

 

Whimbrel

1

Martnaham Loch 

 

DGr

 

Little Egret

3

Garnock Floods

 

DL

 

 

 

 

 

 

16/04/21

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

S of Goatsgreen

DGr

 

Willow Warbler

6

Garnock 'West'

6 singing mm

BDK

 

Willow Warbler

4

Garnock Floods

4 singing mm

BDK

 

Willow Warbler

2

Portencross

2 singing mm

RL

 

Chiffchaff

4

Garnock Floods

4 singing mm

BDK

 

Blackcap

2

Garnock Floods

2 singing mm

BDK

 

Sand Martin

12

Garnock Floods

 

BDK

 

Sand Martin

15

Barassie

 

KR

 

Wheatear

1

Portencross

 

RL

 

Sandwich Tern

8

Portencross

 

RL

 

Shoveler

2

Garnock Floods

Pair

BDK

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

400+

Martnaham Loch

Flew north

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

205

Troon

Flew north

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/04/21

! Cuckoo

1

Loch Doon

First of the year

RR

 

Wheatear

2

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Willow Warbler

29

Shewalton Wood

29 singing mm

BDK

 

Willow Warbler

2

Ardmillan

2 singing mm

BB

 

Willow Warbler

2

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Willow Warbler

2

Troon, Gypsy Pool

2 singing mm

BDK

 

Chiffchaff

9

Shewalton Wood

9 singing mm

BDK

 

Chiffchaff

7

Kilkerran

7 singing mm

RHH

 

Blackcap

5

Kilkerran

5 singing mm

RHH

 

Blackcap

1

Shewalton Wood

Singing m

BDK

 

White Wagtail

4

Croy

 

PM

 

White Wagtail

1

Creoch Loch

 

PM

 

Whimbrel

1

Dowhill Port

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

1

Dowhill Port

 

RHH

 

Black-tailed Godwit

5

Loch o' th' Lowes

 

MH

 

Golden Plover

90

Dowhill Port

Inc Northern race altifrons

RHH

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

S of Goatsgreen

PM

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

PM

 

! Green-winged Teal

1

Blairbowie

Male

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

3

Croy

 

PM

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon

 

PW

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Ayr harbour

 

MH

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Martnaham Loch

 

PM

 

Pink-footed Goose

102

Martnaham Loch

Flew north

PM

 

Pink-footed Goose

100

Auchincruive

Flew over

PW

 

Red Kite

1

Dalmellington

 

BM

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/04/21

! Tree Pipit

2

Glenbuck

First of the year

MH

 

Little Ringed Plover

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Osprey

1

Munnoch Reservoir

 

MMcG

 

Sand Martin

3

Munnoch Reservoir

 

MMcG

 

House Martin

1

Ardmillan

 

BB

 

Swallow

1

Ardmillan

 

BB

 

Willow Warbler

1

Garnock Floods

Singing m

RL

 

Willow Warbler

1

Glenside Wood

Singing m

MMcG

 

White Wagtail

5

Fail

 

RL

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Auchincruive

 

SD

 

Little Egret

1

Garnock Floods

 

RL

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

 

DGr

 

Black-tailed Godwit

5

Fail

 

RL

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Ayr harbour

 

DB

 

Whooper Swan

3

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

Whooper Swan

1

Munnoch Reservoir

Flew north

MMcG

 

Red Kite

1

Loch Doon

 

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

13/04/21

! Green-winged Teal

1

Blairbowie

Male

RHH

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Chiffchaff

5

Fullarton Woods

5 singing mm

BDK

 

Willow Warbler

1

Fullarton Woods

Singing m

BDK

 

Willow Warbler

1

Portencross

Singing m

RH

 

Blackcap

1

Glendoune

Singing m

GM

 

Wheatear

2

Symington

 

SB

 

Whimbrel

1

Dowhill Port

 

RHH

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Garnock Floods

 

MS

 

Black Guillemotl

40

Ayr harbour

 

PW

 

Golden Plover

70+

Dowhill Port

 

RHH

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Fieldfare

200+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Brent Goose

7

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

230

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

 

 

 

 

 

12/04/21

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Swallow

18

Dalrymple

 

AB

 

Swallow

5

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Swallow

1

Hunterston

 

MMcG

 

Willow Warbler

4

Ardeer peninsula

4 singing mm

RL

 

Chiffchaff

3

Ardeer peninsula

3 singing mm

RL

 

Common Sandpiper

4

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Goldeneye

30+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

200+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Gadwall

8

Ardeer peninsula

4 prs, old ICI ponds

RL

 

Golden Plover

120

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Golden Plover

60

Meikle Craigs

 

PW

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

 

DE

 

Brent Goose

4

Maidens

light-bellied hrota

TC

 

Hen Harrier

1

Maidens

Ringtail in off the sea

TC

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/04/21

! Green-winged Teal

1

Blairbowie

Male

RHH

 

Osprey

1

Knockshinnoch lagoons

 

JMcG

 

Green Sandpiper

1

Garnock estuary

 

PM

 

Sand Martin

30

Garnock estuary

 

PM

 

Swallow

1

Garnock estuary

 

PM

 

White Wagtail

1

Kay Park pond

 

AF

 

Sandwich Tern

1

Barassie, Stinking Rocks

 

BDK

 

Purple Sandpiper

5

Barassie, Stinking Rocks

 

BDK

 

Golden Plover

120

Auchincross

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/04/21

! Ring Ouzel

1

Nick o the Balloch

First of the year

HF

 

! Green-winged Teal

1

Blairbowie

Male

BDK/RHH

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

 

BDK

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Common Sandpiper

3

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Sandwich Tern

6

Greenan

 

SB

 

White Wagtail

2

Blairbowie

 

BDK

 

Swallow

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Swallow

2

Lendalfoot

 

RHH

 

Blackcap

3-4

lower Stinchar valley

3-4 singing mm

RHH

 

Willow Warbler

1

lower Stinchar valley

 

RHH

 

Iceland Gull

1

Blairbowie

Adult

BDK

 

Fieldfare

100+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Whooper Swan

9

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

Pink-footed Goose

200+

Fail

 

RL

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

2

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

09/04/21

! Green-winged Teal

1

Blairbowie

Male

PW

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

 

PW

 

Swallow

12

Garnock Floods

 

TB

 

White Wagtail

3

Fail

 

RL

 

Sandwich Tern

3

Croy

 

PW

 

Black-tailed Godwit

4

Fail

 

RL/SB

 

Curlew

60

Kilwinning

 

PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

08/04/21

! Green-winged Teal

1

Blairbowie

Male

XR

 

 

 

 

 

 

07/04/21

! Green-winged Teal

1

Blairbowie

Male

AM

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

MH

 

Sand Martin

130+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Wheatear

2+

Loch Doon

"several"

BP

 

Chiffchaff

4

Shewalton Sandpits SWT

4 singing mm

BDK

 

Siskin

24

Shewalton Sandpits SWT

 

BDK

 

Fieldfare

110

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Hooded Crow

1

Barr

 

JP

 

 

 

 

 

 

06/04/21

Little Ringed Plover

1

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Whimbrel

1

Meigle Bay

 

AH

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Sandwich Tern

6

Troon

 

PW

 

Sand Martin

40+

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

Sand Martin

70+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Willow Warbler

4

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Chiffchaff

5

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Tufted Duck

76

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Goldeneye

41

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

500+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

1250

Lochlea

Prob inc Fail birds

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

400+

Fail

 

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

350

Blairbowie

 

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

209

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Pochard

1

Auchincross

Male

MH

 

Scaup

1

Auchincross

Male

MH

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Whooper Swan

9+

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

 

SB

 

Purple Sandpiper

32

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

BDK

 

Red Kite

1

Skares

 

DR

 

Red Kite

1

Culzean

 

AH

 

Meadow Pipit

75

Fail

 

RL

 

 

 

 

 

 

05/04/21

Little Ringed Plover

1

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Swallow

1

Trabboch Loch

 

RHH

 

Sand Martin

30

Trabboch Loch

 

RHH

 

Sand Martin

12

Garnock Floods

 

RL

 

Chiffchaff

1

Garnock Floods

Singing m

RL

 

Chiffchaff

1

Bogside

Singing m

RL

 

Chiffchaff

1

Kay Park

 

AF

 

White Wagtail

4

Blairbowie

 

AR

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

RHH

 

Pink-footed Goose

450

Martnaham Loch

 

RHH

 

Gadwall

10

Bogside

 

RL

 

Goldeneye

20

Bogside

 

RL

 

Greenshank

5

Bogside

 

RL

 

Scaup

3

Auchenharvie GC

 

BG

 

 

 

 

 

 

04/04/21

House Martin

2+

Ochiltree

"Several"

MH

 

Willow Warbler

1

Dalcairney Linn

 

JJ

 

Red Kite

2

Bogton Loch

 

JJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

03/04/21

Willow Warbler

2

Ardeer peninsula

2 singing mm

TB

 

Willow Warbler

1

Martnaham Loch

 

BDK

 

Swallow

2

Collennan Reservoir

 

RI

 

Sand Martin

4

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

White Wagtail

1

Fail

 

RL

 

Sandwich Tern

10

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

Common Sandpiper

1

Ochiltree

 

MH

 

Little Egret

1

Barassie, Stinking Rocks

 

BDK

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Fail

 

RL

 

Shoveler

1

Fail

Male

RL

 

Goldeneye

41

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Tufted Duck

76

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Shoveler

1

Fail

Male

RL

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Barnacle Goose

1

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

600+

Fail

 

RL

 

Pink-footed Goose

173

Martnaham Loch

 

BDK

 

Whooper Swan

15

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/04/21

! Little Ringed Plover

1

Fail

First of the year

DG

 

Swallow

1

Seamill

 

SMcM

 

White Wagtail

9

Troon

south beach

BDK

 

White Wagtail

4

Loans

 

BDK

 

White Wagtail

4

Troon, Gypsy Pool

 

BDK

 

Blackcap

1

Shewalton

 

MH

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

Goats Green

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Little Egret

1

Hunterston Sands

 

MMcG

 

Shoveler

1

Fail

 

BDK

 

Pink-footed Goose

112

Troon

Flew over

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

01/04/21

! Common Sandpiper

1

Ochiltree, Lugar Water

First of the year

MR

 

Wheatear

1

Pow Burn

 

BDK

 

Wheatear

1

Irvine

 

BDK

 

Wheatear

1

Maidens

 

TC

 

Sand Martin

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Sandwich Tern

8

Garnock Floods

 

RL

 

Sandwich Tern

4

Stevenston Point

 

MMcG

 

Sandwich Tern

4

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Sandwich Tern

4

Balkenna

 

RHH

 

Sandwich Tern

1

Girvan

 

GMcW

 

Sandwich Tern

1

Ardmillan

 

BB

 

White Wagtail

4

Stevenston Point

 

MMcG

 

White Wagtail

2

Maidens

 

RHH

 

White Wagtail

1

Ardmillan

 

BB

 

Shoveler

1

Garnock Floods

Male

RL

 

Gadwall

8

Ardeer peninsula

4 prs, old ICI ponds

RL

 

Manx Shearwater

10

Maidens

 

RHH

 

Red Kite

1

Loch Doon

 

DE

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

Goats Green

RHH/JD

 

Sanderling

100

Stevenston Point

 

MMcG

 

Whooper Swan

19

Troon harbour

Flew north

BDK

 

Whooper Swan

14

River Nith floodplain

 

MH

 

Pink-footed Goose

252

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Pink-footed Goose

63

Auchincross

Flew north

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

 

 

31/03/21

! House Martin

2

Coylton

First of the year

TW

 

! Blackcap

2

Ardmillan

FOY - 2 singing mm

BB

 

Osprey

1

Skelmorlie

Flew east

AH

 

Osprey

2

Loch Doon

 

RLD

 

Swallow

3

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

Swallow

2

Ladyton Loch

 

AF

 

Swallow

1

Largs

 

TH

 

Swallow

1

Ochiltree

 

MH

 

Swallow

1

Patna

 

RR

 

Swallow

1

Pow Burn

 

SP

 

Sandwich Tern

1

Ballantrae

 

RHH

 

Sand Martin

150

Ladyton Loch

 

AF

 

Sand Martin

20

Gailes Marshes

 

RL

 

Sand Martin

7

Colmonell

 

RHH

 

Willow Warbler

3

Ladyton Loch

 

AF

 

Willow Warbler

1

Barcraigs Reservoir

 

SOC

 

Chiffchaff

7

Barassie GC

7 singing mm

BDK

 

Chiffchaff

6

Martnaham Loch

6 singing mm

DGr

 

Chiffchaff

3

Shewalton

3 singing mm

BDK

 

Chiffchaff

2

Dundonald Camp

2 singing mm

BDK

 

Chiffchaff

1

Garnock Floods

Singing m

RL

 

Chiffchaff

1

Ardrossan

Singing m

SMcM

 

White Wagtail

2

Troon, Ballast Bank

 

BDK

 

Red Kite

1

Straiton

 

BMcG

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male - 100th day

DGr

 

Shoveler

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Velvet Scoter

1

Chapeldonan

Male flew south

RHH

 

Great Northern Diver

71

Ballantrae-Dipple

 

RHH

 

Black-throated Diver

18

Ballantrae-Dipple

 

RHH

 

Red-throated Diver

2

Ballantrae-Dipple

 

RHH

 

Whooper Swan

28

Bogton Loch

 

LR

 

Whooper Swan

15

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

Pink-footed Goose

61

Loans

 

RL

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Meikle Craigs

 

PW

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/03/21

! Swallow

1

Lendalfoot

First of the year

SOC

 

! Osprey

1

Loch Doon

First of the year

BG

 

! Whimbrel

1

Blackneuk

First of the year

BB

 

Sandwich Tern

3

Hunterston

 

AH

 

Sandwich Tern

2

Pow Burn

 

PW

 

Wheatear

1

Loch Doon

 

DE

 

Sand Martin

1

Loch Doon

 

DE

 

Chiffchaff

1

Ardmillan

Singing m

BB

 

Chiffchaff

1

Hunterston

Singing m

AH

 

Chiffchaff

1

Bargany

Singing m

RHH

 

Chiffchaff

1

Kirkbride

Singing m

RHH

 

Red Kite

1

Patna

 

MH

 

Iceland Gull

1

Blairbowie

Adult

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Troon

south beach

PW

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

RL

 

Little Egret

2

Hunterston

 

AH

 

Greenshank

5

Hunterston

 

AH

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

8

Hunterston

 

AH

 

Oystercatcher

122

Hunterston

 

AH

 

Pochard

1

Trabboch Loch

Male

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

29/03/21

Willow Warbler

1

Myoch Burn, Girvan

 

GMcW

 

Chiffchaff

2

Eglinton CP

2 singing mm

GM

 

Chiffchaff

1

Troon, Gypsy Pool

 

BDK

 

Shoveler

1

Garnock Floods

Male

GM

 

Bar-tailed Godwit

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Fieldfare

4

Loans

 

BDK

 

Red-throated Diver

3

Troon

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

28/03/21

Chiffchaff

3

Martnaham Loch

3 singing mm

DGr

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Redwing

17

Fail

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

27/03/21

! Sandwich Tern

1

Saltcoats

First of the year

DE

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

Goats Green-Culzean

MP

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

SB

 

Little Egret

1

Doonfoot

 

MH

 

Pochard

1

Trabboch Loch

Male

DE

 

Shoveler

1

Trabboch Loch

Male

DE

 

Red Kite

1

Corsencon

 

MH

 

Whooper Swan

21

River Nith floodplain

 

MH

 

Pink-footed Goose

200

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Skylark

62

Auchincross

 

MH

 

Scaup

5

Auchenharvie GC

 

JG

 

 

 

 

 

 

26/03/21

! Willow Warbler

1

Martnaham Loch

First of the year

DGr

 

Chiffchaff

2

Shewalton Wood

2 singing mm

BDK

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

Goats Green-Culzean

RGV

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Shoveler

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Scaup

5

Auchenharvie GC

 

BG

 

Little Egret

1

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

Black-tailed Godwit

2

Pow Burn

 

DE

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/03/21

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

1st-w

CC

 

Sand Martin

13

Trabboch Loch

 

BG

 

Iceland Gull

1

Blairbowie

Adult

RHH

 

Shoveler

1

Blairbowie

Male

RHH

 

Knot

53

Troon harbour

 

BDK

 

 

 

 

 

 

24/03/21

! Wheatear

1

Byne Hill, Girvan

M - first of the year

GMcW

 

! Spotted Sandpiper

1

Croy

1st-w

RHH

 

! Ring-necked Duck

1

Martnaham Loch

Male

DGr

 

Shoveler

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Gadwall

2

Martnaham Loch

Pair

DGr

 

Goldeneye

36

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Tufted Duck

86

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Pink-footed Goose

200+

Martnaham Loch

 

DGr

 

Mediterranean Gull

1

Blairbowie

1st-w

RHH

 

Skylark

80+

Delamford, Kilkerran

 

RHH

 

Jack Snipe

13

Seamill

 

BG

 

Whooper Swan

26

Raith Reservoir

 

RL

 

Greenshank

1

Fairlie

 

BB

 

 

 

 

 

 

23/03/21

! White Wagtail

1

Troon

First of the year

BDK

 

Iceland Gull

1

Blairbowie

Adult

HF

 

Long-tailed Duck

8

Prestwick

 

RL

 

Long-tailed Duck

9

Stevenston Point

9 mm flew north

TB

 

Great Northern Diver

2

Stevenston Point

Flew north

TB

 

Black-throated Diver

1

Stevenston Point

Flew north

TB

 

Red-throated Diver

1

Stevenston Point

Flew north

TB

 

Sanderling

97

Stevenston Point

 

TB

 

Whooper Swan

60

River Nith floodplain

Departed

MH

 

Pink-footed Goose

300

River Nith floodplain

 

MH

 

 

 

 

 

 

22/03/21

! Manx Shearwater

4

Maidens

Flew north

RHH

 

! Spotted Sandpiper