Summer migrants

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The 2017 Summer Migrant Arrival table is available to view below. Please note that the letters in brackets following each entry denotes the specific recording area the sighting comes under, i.e. ARG = Argyll. Tables for previous years can be viewed below this year’s. We need your records to make it as comprehensive as possible. To submit sightings for inclusion please phone the Birdline Scotland hotline number on 01292 611994 (24 hour answerphone service) or email birdlinescot@btconnect.com

2017 (updated 24 May 2017)

Shetland, Fair Isle, Orkney and Outer Hebrides Highland, Caithness and Argyll North-East Scotland, Moray & Nairn, Angus and Perth & Kinross Fife, Isle of May, Upper Forth, Lothian and Borders Clyde, Clyde Islands, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway
Manx Shearwater One past Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 8th Mar, four on 1st Apr; one past North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Apr; one off Out Skerries (SHET) 18th Apr One Carradale harbour (ARG) c.8th Feb; one off Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 17th Mar; 970 between Coll-Tiree (ARG) 4th Apr; 1+ Kilmory, Rum (HIGH) 9th Apr One past Isle of May 14th Apr; one past Fife Ness (FIFE) 29th Apr Singles past Maidens & Troon harbour (both AYRS) both on 21st Mar; 20+ off Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 3rd Apr; three off Brodick, Arran (CLY ISL) 15th Apr; four past Wemyss Bay (CLYDE) 15th May
Garganey Drake Loch Fada, Benbecula (OH) 1st Apr; female Eastside, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st Apr; three (drake & two females) North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th Apr; one Hillwell (SHET) 9th May Drake RSPB Loch Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 21st Apr; drake Canal Loch, Coll (ARG) 26th Apr; drake Alturlie (HIGH) 5th May Pair RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 31st Mar; drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr Drake Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 30th Apr; drake Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 2nd May; one Foulden (BORD) 15th May Five (three drakes, two females) WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 11th Mar, seven (four drakes) there on 12th; drake RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 31st Mar; two drakes Gadloch (CLYDE) 11th Apr
Marsh Harrier One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th Apr; one Barra (OH) 5th May; one Fair Isle 12th May; one Geosetter (SHET) 14th May One Machir Bay, Islay (ARG) 27th Mar; female Kilmory, Rum (HIGH) 24th Apr Female RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 27th Mar, male on 29th; two (male and female) Errol (P&K) 1st Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 16th Apr One over Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 3rd Apr; two Mugdrum Island (FIFE) 7th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 9th Apr One near Cronberry (AYRS) 12th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 12th Apr; one past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 25th Apr; male Barr Loch, Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 14th May
Osprey One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; one Uyeasound, Unst (SHET) 3rd May; one Eriskay (OH) 9th May One reported over Nigg Ferry (HIGH) 6th Mar; one near Campbeltown (ARG) 16th Mar; female back Loch Garten RSPB (HIGH) 23rd Mar; one Loch Fleet (HIGH) 24th Mar Male back at SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 16th Mar, female back on 23rd; one Findhorn Bay (M&N) 26th Mar; one Balgavies Loch (ANG) 30th Mar, two on 2nd Apr; one back at nest site Aberdeenshire (NES) 2nd Apr Singles over Loch Glow & Dalgety Bay (both FIFE) both on 24th Mar; one over Livingston (LOTH) 25th Mar; one over Isle of May 30th Mar; one over Falkirk (UF) 1st Apr; one over Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 8th Apr One Carsegowan Moss (D&G) 19th Mar; one near Castle Douglas (D&G) 25th Mar; one over Shielhill Glen, Inverkip (CLYDE) 29th Mar; two back at nest site Isle of Bute (CLY ISL) 1st Apr; one Loch Doon (AYRS) 4th Apr
Dotterel Three Paiblesgarry, North Uist & three Berneray (both OH) both on 5th May; three Papa Westray (ORK) 6th May; four Keen of Hamar, Unst (SHET) 11th May Two Cairngorm (HIGH) 1st May, 14 on 3rd; one Oronsay (ARG) 1st May Three RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 1st May; three RSPB Loch Leven (P&K) 15th May Three West Kip, Pentland Hills (LOTH) 2nd May Seven near Eaglesham (CLYDE) 9th May; one Cairnsmore of Fleet (D&G) 12th May
Whimbrel One Fair Isle 10th Apr; 1+ Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 12th Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 17th Apr; 29 Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 19th Apr; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Apr; 160 Askernish, South Uist (OH) 1st May One reported Waterloo, Skye (HIGH) 28th Mar; one reported Lochdon, Mull (ARG) 29th Mar; two Reiff (HIGH) 1st Apr; one Loch Craignish (ARG) 7th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 12th Apr; one Dornoch Point (HIGH) 17th Apr; 20 Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 19th Apr One Egnomoss (ANG) 10th Apr; two Findhorn Bay (M&N) 14th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 15th Apr; two Girdle Ness, one Ythan Estuary & two Loch of Skene (all NES) all on 19th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 12th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 16th Apr; one Isle of May 19th Apr; one Burnmouth (BORD) 23rd Apr; two Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 28th Apr One Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 8th Apr; one Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; singles Greenan & Saltcoats harbour (both AYRS) both on 18th Apr; 6+ Carsethorn (D&G) 19th apr; four Loch Ryan (D&G) 21st Apr; one Airds Point, Nith Estuary (D&G) 22nd Apr; 12 Newbie (D&G) 27th Apr
Common Sandpiper 3+ on South Uist (OH) 1st May; one Fair Isle 1st May; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; one Swinister, Sandwick (SHET) 3rd May One Loch Beg, Mull (ARG) 8th Apr; one Cromdale (HIGH) 11th Apr One near Brechin & one Murton NR (both ANG) both on 8th Apr; one Loch Leven (P&K) 14th Apr; one River Findhorn near Forres (M&N) 15th Apr; two reported Drumoak (NES) 16th Apr; 1+ Loch of Skene (NES) 21st Apr One Blindwells (LOTH) 9th Apr; one Tullibody Inch (UF) 10th Apr; one Eye Water, Ayton (BORD) 14th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 14th Apr; singles Mountcastle GP & Wilderness GP (both FIFE) both on 19th Apr; one Isle of May 30th Apr One Carbarns Pool & one River Clyde, Baron’s Haugh RSPB (both CLYDE) both on 9th Apr; one Troon harbour (AYRS) 9th Apr; one RSPB Crook of Baldoon (D&G) 9th Apr; one North Sannox, Arran (CLY ISL) 15th Apr
Sandwich Tern One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Mar; one Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 21st Mar; two Grutness (SHET) 14th May One Dornoch (HIGH) 17th Mar; three Castletown (CAITH) 26th Mar; one Bruichladdich, Islay (ARG) 27th Mar One Burghead (M&N) 14th Mar; one Cairnbulg (NES) 29th Mar; 2+ Girdle Ness (NES) 3rd Apr; one Lunan Bay (ANG) 10th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 27th Mar; one Burnmouth (BORD) 9th Apr; one Isle of May 14th Apr; one Hound Point (LOTH) 17th Apr; two Seafield, Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 19th Apr; four Blackness (UF) 23rd Apr Two Hunterston (AYRS) 24th Mar; one West Bay, Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 28th Mar; 19 Irvine harbour mouth (AYRS) 1st Apr; c.30 The Wig, Loch Ryan (D&G) 2nd Apr; two Inverkip-Cloch Point CLYDE) 8th Apr; one Loch Ken (D&G) 9th Apr
Common Tern Three North Ronaldsay (ORK) 2nd Apr; one Carinish, North Uist (OH) 20th Apr; five Whiteness & one Scatness (both SHET) both on 28th Apr One Port Ban, Islay (ARG) 21st Apr; two Loch a’ Phuill, Tiree (ARG) 24th Apr; 30+ Avoch (HIGH) 29th Apr One Girdle Ness (NES) 18th Apr; three Loch Spynie (M&N) 28th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 3rd May; c.50 Montrose Basin (ANG) 5th May One Joppa (LOTH) 26th Apr; five Fife Ness (FIFE) 18th May Two Bowling (CLYDE) 25th Apr; 45 reported off Lady Isle (AYRS) 9th May
Arctic Tern 4+ Carinish, North Uist & three North Bay, South Uist (both OH) both on 21st Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr, 210+ on 4th May; one Sand (SHET) 1st May; first Fair Isle 8th May Two Embo (HIGH) 17th Apr; two Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 18th Apr One Spey Bay (M&N) 20th Apr; 1+ Ythan Estuary (NES) 3rd May One Scoughall (LOTH) 19th Apr; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 23rd Apr; first Isle of May 29th Apr, 20 on 1st May; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 30th Apr; one North Queensferry & one Fife Ness (both FIFE) both on 6th May Three reported Brighouse Bay (D&G) 16th Apr; one Doonfoot (AYRS) 19th Apr; 50+ Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 29th Apr, 200 on 6th May; three Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 14th May; six Seafield, Annan (D&G) 19th May
Little Tern One Berneray (OH) 20th Apr; 1+ Burray (ORK) 6th May Two Salum, Tiree (ARG) 11th Apr, 4 on 13th; one Kennacraig (ARG) 12th Apr; one Loch Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 16th Apr One Spey Bay (M&N) 28th Apr, five on 4th May One Scoughall (LOTH) 19th Apr; two Tentsmuir Point NNR (FIFE) 14th May One past Troon harbour (AYRS) 3rd May
Cuckoo One Leurbost, Lewis (OH) 19th Apr; one Fair Isle 3rd May; one Ronas Voe (SHET) 4th May One singing Clachan, Kintyre (ARG) 7th Apr; one singing Portree, Skye (HIGH) 15th Apr; four reported in Argyll on 17th Apr One near Dulsie farm (M&N) 22nd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr; one Balnaguard (P&K) 30th Apr; one Backwater Dam (ANG) 2nd May One Flanders Moss NNR (UF) 18th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 19th Apr; one Bushelhill & one Innerleithen (both BORD) both on 2nd May One singing Brodick Castle CP, Arran (CLY ISL) 8th Apr; one Lochranza, Arran (CLY ISL) 11th Apr; one Port Bannatyne, Bute (CLY ISL) 15th Apr; two Glen Fruin (CLYDE) 17th Apr; one upper Skelmorlie Water (AYRS) 18th Apr; one Glen Trool (D&G) 19th Apr; one RSPB Crook of Baldoon (D&G) 22nd Apr; one Loch Doon (AYRS) 23rd Apr; influx noted Ayrshire 28th Apr
Swift Two Caldback, Unst (SHET) 2nd May; one Glean, Barra (OH) 6th May; one Fair Isle 9th May; small influx Shetland 14th May; one Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 23rd May Three Campbeltown (ARG) 19th Apr; one Croy & one Tain (both HIGH) both on 6th May; one Loch Kinellan & one Udale Bay (both HIGH) both on 7th May One Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 11th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 30th Apr; one Battleby (P&K) 2nd May; first Loch Leven (P&K) 5th May; one Aberlour (M&N) 6th May; 1+ Kirriemuir (ANG) 7th May One Isle of May 18th Apr; two Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 30th Apr; one River Tweed, West Ord (BORD) 1st May; one Bridge of Allan (UF) 3rd May; three North Queensferry & one Coaltown of Balgonie (both FIFE) both on 6th May; one over Isle of May on 6th May; one South Queensferry (LOTH) 6th May One Thornhill (D&G) 27th Apr; 3+ New Farm, Kilmarnock (AYRS) 5th May; three Lanark & six Castle Semple Loch (both CLYDE) both on 5th May; two on Arran (CLY ISL) 5th May; one Rothesay Castle, Bute (CLY ISL) 5th May; eight Millport, Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 6th May
Sand Martin One North Ronaldsay and one Papa Westray (both ORK) both on 2nd Apr; one Fair Isle 3rd Apr; three North Uist (OH) 7th Apr; one Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 8th Apr; one Old Scatness (SHET) 12th Apr One Loch Insh (HIGH) 17th Mar, 16 on 29th, 470 on 4th Apr; one Loch Gruinart RSPB (ARG) 19th Mar; one Sound of Gigha (ARG) 25th Mar; three Loch Feorlin (ARG) 28th Mar One Inchgarth NR (NES) 12th Mar; two Loch Davan (NES) 20th Mar; two Forfar Loch & one Balgavies Loch (both ANG) both on 20th Mar; 20+ Loch Leven (P&K) 22nd Mar; two Fochabers (M&N) 23rd Mar; 20 at Monikie CP (ANG) 31st Mar One Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 12th Mar; one River Carron, Falkirk (UF) 12th Mar; two Innerleithen (BORD) 19th Mar; one Kinghorn (FIFE) 24th Mar; 10 Blair Drummond GPs (UF) 26th Mar; 50 Letham Pools (FIFE) 1st Apr; one Isle of May 18th Apr 6+ Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 12th Mar, 50+ on 18th; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 12th Mar; one Greenan (AYRS) 12th Mar; one Prestwick (AYRS) 13th Mar; five Kilbirnie Loch (AYRS) 15th Mar; three Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 15th Mar, 60+ on 1st Apr; three River Nith, north of Dumfries (D&G) 15th Mar; one Loch Fad, Bute (CLY ISL) 28th Mar; 100+ Soulseat Loch (D&G) 29th Mar
Swallow One Eoropie, Lewis (OH) 26th Mar; one Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 8th Apr; one Fair Isle 9th Apr; two Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 9th Apr; one Urafirth (SHET) 9th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 14th Apr One Nigg Ferry (HIGH) 26th Mar; three Knock, Mull (ARG) 29th Mar; singles Barrapol, Tiree & Rockside, Islay (both ARG) both on 30th Mar; one Arabella (HIGH) 3rd Apr; one Boat of Garten (HIGH) 4th Apr One Rosehearty (NES) 6th Mar; one Fraserburgh (NES) 11th Mar; two Loch Leven (P&K) 31st Mar; one Girdle Ness (NES) 1st Apr; one near Dunkeld (P&K) 1st Apr; one Craigmill Den (ANG) 2nd Apr; one Brechin (ANG) 6th Apr; one Easthaven (ANG) 7th Apr; one Tugnet (M&N) 8th Apr One Little Denny Reservoir (UF) 29th Mar; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 30th Mar; one near Longformacus (BORD) 1st Apr; two Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 3rd Apr; one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 3rd Apr; one Kinghorn (FIFE) 8th Apr; first Isle of May 8th Apr; three Loch Laggan (UF) 9th Apr One Kilpatrick farm, Arran (CLY ISL) 26th Mar; one Soulseat Loch (D&G) 29th Mar; one Mull of Galloway (D&G) 1st Apr; two near Newton of Belltrees, Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 2nd Apr; two Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 2nd Apr; one West Kilbride & one Irvine harbour (both AYRS) both on 2nd Apr; influx noted Clyde on 3rd Apr
House Martin One Earsary, Barra (OH) 13th Mar; three Fair Isle 9th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr; one Cullivoe, Yell (SHET) 30th Apr One Kildonan, Eigg (HIGH) 14th Mar; one Arinagour, Coll (ARG) 15th Mar; one Loch Gruinart RSPB (ARG) 19th Mar; one Avielochan (HIGH) 6th Apr; six Cromarty & five Dochgarroch (both HIGH) both on 18th Apr One Mains of Usan (ANG) 19th Mar; one Loch of Skene (NES) 11th Apr; three Meikle Loch (NES) 13th Apr; one Lossiemouth (M&N) 23rd Apr; one Carnbo (P&K) 28th Apr One reported Stirling (UF) 2nd Apr; four Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 5th Apr; one Isle of May 8th Apr; one Mugdum Island (FIFE) 9th Apr; one Scoughall (LOTH) 9th Apr; one Innerleithen (BORD) 15th Apr One Blackwaterfoot, Arran (CLY ISL) 12th Mar; two Loch Doon (AYRS) 2nd Apr; three near West Freugh (D&G) 2nd Apr; one Loans (AYRS) 4th Apr; two Mull of Galloway (D&G) 5th Apr; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 8th Apr; two Howwood (CLYDE) 9th Apr; two Glentrool village (D&G) 16th Apr; first WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 19th Apr
Tree Pipit One Barra (OH) 5th Apr; one Fair Isle 29th Apr, five on 30th; four North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; two Whalsay & two on Unst (both SHET) both on 2nd May One Carrbridge (HIGH) 8th Apr; singles Loch Alvie & Fort George (both HIGH) both on 13th Apr; two Glen Aros, Mull & one Kilmichael Forest (both ARG) both on 17th Apr One Muir of Dinnet (NES) 12th Apr; one Cothall Wood (M&N) 26th Apr; one Glen Garr track (P&K) 27th Apr; 2+ Glen Esk (ANG) 9th May One Dean Plantation, Carnock (FIFE) 8th Apr; two Tentsmuir Point NNR (FIFE) 10th Apr; one Tyninghame Bay & 2+ Scoughall (both LOTH) both on 19th Apr; one Isle of May 19th Apr; one Doune ponds (UF) 19th Apr; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 1st May One Bishopton ROF (CLYDE) 11th Apr, three on 19th; three Knockman Wood (D&G) 14th Apr; one Woodend, Loch Fad, Bute (CLY ISL) 18th Apr; one Ness Glen & one Little Shalloch (both AYRS) both on 28th Apr
Yellow Wagtail One Fair Isle 19th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Fair Isle on 4th May; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th May; one Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 10th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 10th May, three on 11th; male Grey-headed Wagtail Skaw, Unst (SHET) 12th May; six different throughout Shetland on 14th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail Carinish, North Uist (OH) 22nd May Blue-headed Wagtail Balnakeil (HIGH) 5th May, two on 6th; male Grey-headed Wagtail Balnakeil (HIGH) 12th May; one, possibly a Grey-headed Wagtail, near Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 16th May One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 2nd May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 8th Apr; one Skateraw (LOTH) 18th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 20th Apr; four River Tweed near Birgham (BORD) 30th Apr; one Isle of May 2nd May; one near Crail (FIFE) 18th May One Longhaugh Point field pools (CLYDE) 25th Apr
White Wagtail One Fair Isle 10th Mar; male North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Mar; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 3rd Apr; one Scatness (SHET) 22nd Apr Two Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 23rd Mar, 5+ on 27th; 14 Dornoch Point (HIGH) 9th Apr One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 18th Apr, nine on 24th; one Gilston (M&N) 25th Apr Two Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 15th Mar, 11 on 1st Apr; male Burnmouth (BORD) 24th Mar; two Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 26th Mar; one Isle of May 30th Mar; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 7th Apr; one Ferryhills, North Queensferry (FIFE) 9th Apr 3+ Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 5th Apr; one Blackwaterfoot, Arran (CLY ISL) 7th Apr; two Heritage Loch (CLYDE) 9th Apr; one Borgue (D&G) 16th Apr; 21+ Pow Burn (AYRS) 17th Apr; 90 Longhaugh Point (CLYDE) 23rd Apr
Redstart One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr; nine Fair Isle 1st May; one Isle of Noss, one Whalsay & one Sandwick (all SHET) all on 1st May one Sandside Bay (ORK) 4th May Male Dalvore woods, Moine Mhore (ARG) 19th Apr; one RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 22nd Apr Male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 23rd Apr; two Dulsie (M&N) 29th Apr; one Collieston (NES) 1st May Male Isle of May 20th Apr, six on 1st May; one Killin (UF) 21st Apr; one Humbie (LOTH) 23rd Apr; male Blackadder Water (BORD) 23rd Apr; male Doune Lodge estate (UF) 24th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 18th May One RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 4th Apr; one Knockman Wood (D&G) 14th Apr; four males Gartfairn Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; one near Straiton (AYRS) 23rd Apr
Whinchat Male Fair Isle 30th Apr; one Noss & three on Whalsay (both SHET) both on 1st May; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 2nd May; one Glen, Barra (OH) 6th May One Portree, Skye (HIGH) 26th Apr; one Loch Scridain, Mull (ARG) 29th Apr One Glen Lethnot (ANG) 29th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 1st May Two Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 30th Apr; five on Isle of May on 1st May; two Cacrabank, Ettrick (BORD) 2nd May; one Gartrenich (UF) 4th May; one Kilminning (FIFE) 13th May Male Lower Carbarns farm (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one near Loch Urr (D&G) 27th Apr; one Glenbuck (AYRS) 30th Apr; one Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 1st May
Wheatear One Claddach Carinish, North Uist (OH) 23rd Mar; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 27th Mar; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Mar; two Fair Isle 28th Mar; one Toab (SHET) 29th Mar One Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 15th Mar; four on Isle of Mull (ARG) 18th Mar; two Isle of Rum (HIGH) 20th Mar; 8+ on Isle of Luing (ARG) 25th Mar; six on the Isle of Skye (HIGH) 25th Mar; two Dunnet Head (CAITH) 26th Mar One Kinloss (M&N) 24th Mar; male Glen Lednock (P&K) 27th Mar; one Girdle Ness (NES) 29th Mar; one near Arbroath (ANG) 30th Mar Male Skateraw (LOTH) 7th Mar; one Coates (LOTH) 15th Mar; one Isle of May 22nd Mar; male Leithen Valley (BORD) 24th Mar; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 25th Mar; one Dumyat (UF) 25th Mar; one Pathhead, Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 26th Mar; one Gargunnock Hills (UF) 28th Mar One reported Seamill (AYRS) 11th Mar; male Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 15th Mar; singles Irvine Beach Park & Doonfoot (both AYRS) both on 19th Mar; male Kilpatrick Point, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Mar; one Clints of Dromore (D&G) 20th Apr; two St. Ninian’s, Bute (CLY ISL) 26th Mar; one Mersehead Bay (D&G) 27th Mar; two RSPB Crook of Baldoon (D&G) 30th Mar
Ring Ouzel One Woodwick, Unst (SHET) 7th Apr; one Papa Westray (ORK) 9th Apr; one Fair Isle 9th Apr Two Strathdearn (HIGH) 25th Mar; male Old Man of Storr, Skye (HIGH) 28th Mar; one Beinn Buidhe, Glen Fyne (ARG) 8th Apr Male Ailnack Gorge, Tomintoul (M&N) 2nd Apr; two Lochlee (ANG) 6th Apr; 3+ Glen Dye (NES) 8th Apr; one Auchnafree (P&K) 22nd Apr Two Pentland Hills near Penicuik (LOTH) 24th Mar; five on Isle of May 28th Mar; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 9th Apr; male Lees Hill (UF) 17th Apr; one near Steelend (FIFE) 22nd Apr; one Loch Voil (UF) 29th Apr One reported Glen Afton (AYRS) 26th Mar; two Loch Macaterick (AYRS) 9th Apr; two Culter Waterhead (CLYDE) 14th Apr; male near Mullach Buidhe, Arran (CLY ISL) 2nd May
Grasshopper Warbler One Fair Isle 30th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 1st May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 2nd May One singing Minard (ARG) 17th Apr; one Torlundy, Lochaber (HIGH) 23rd Apr; one Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 28th Apr One singing Ythan Estuary (NES) 24th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 28th Apr; one singing Carnoustie GC (ANG) 29th Apr; one Kinloss & one Spey Bay (both M&N) both on 4th May One singing Cambus (UF) 20th Apr; one singing Cowdenbeath (FIFE) 20th Apr; one singing Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 22nd Apr; two Isle of May 30th Apr; one Cacrabank, Ettrick (BORD) 2nd May Singles singing Ardeer & Garnock Lagoons (both AYRS) both on 14th Apr; one singing Kirk o’ Shotts (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one singing Monyquil, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Apr; two RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 26th Apr
Sedge Warbler One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr; one Barra (OH) 30th Apr; two Fair Isle 30th Apr; one Vatshoull, Whalsay (SHET) 1st May One Keills, Islay (ARG) 13th Apr; one Dervaig, Mull (ARG) 22nd Apr; singles Balloch & Loch Flemington (both HIGH) both on 1st May 1+ singing RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 23rd Apr; one Cloddach GP (M&N) 30th Apr; one Loch Leven (P&K) 1st May; one Ythan Estuary & 1+ RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (both NES) both on 1st May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 22nd Apr; one Isle of May 27th Apr; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 28th Apr, 4+ on 2nd May; two Bemersyde Moss (BORD) 29th Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 1st May; one Blairdrummond GPs (UF) 7th May 1+ singing Ardeer (AYRS) 13th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock & one Kirkbean (both D&G) both on 19th Apr; one Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Apr; two Bishop Loch, one RSPB Lochwinnoch & one Douglas Water (all CLYDE) all on 23rd Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr; three Fair Isle 1st May; seven reported throughout Shetland on 1st May, six on 2nd; one Barra (OH) 4th May; one Liniclate, Benbecula (OH) 19th May One Point Sands, Kintyre (ARG) 5th May; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 6th May; two singing Strathdearn (HIGH) 22nd May One Collieston, one Girdle Ness & one Rattray Head (all NES) all on 1st May; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 1st May One singing Arthur’s Seat, Holyrood Park (LOTH) 18th Apr; one singing Ferryhills, North Queensferry (FIFE) 30th Apr; one Isle of May 30th Apr, 30 on 1st May; six Fife Ness area (FIFE) 2nd May; one Blairdrummond GPs (UF) 5th May; one near Whitsome (BORD) 10th May One Mullock Bay, Dundrennan (D&G) 17th Apr; five singing males Ardeer & one Greenan (both AYRS) both on 23rd Apr; one Merryton Haugh (CLYDE) 8th May; one Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 11th May
Whitethroat One Barra (OH) 30th Apr; three Fair Isle 30th Apr; two Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 1st May; three North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May One near Avoch (HIGH) 29th Apr; one Glen Fyne (ARG) 30th Apr; four males South Kessock-Muirtown Pools, Inverness (HIGH) 5th May Singing male Cloddach (M&N) 18th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 2nd May; male The Pier, Kinross (P&K) 3rd May; two Kinloss (M&N) 4th May; male Barry Buddon (ANG) 6th May Two Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 26th Apr; one Bo’ness (UF) 27th Apr; one Isle of May 29th Apr, five on 30th; male Nisbet (BORD) 30th Apr; male Coates (LOTH) 2nd May; one Kilminning (FIFE) 2nd May One Erskine (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one Collennan Reservoir (AYRS) 19th Apr; male Hurlet Hill, Glasgow (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Greenan (AYRS) 26th Apr; one High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 30th Apr; male Kirkbean Fishery (D&G) 1st May
Garden Warbler One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr; singles Kergord & Virkie (both SHET) both on 3rd May; two Fair Isle 12th May One Ardno, Cowal (ARG) 2nd May; one Balephuil, Tiree & one Cairnbaan (both ARG) both on 3rd May; one Longman, Inverness (HIGH) 4th May One singing Forfar Loch (ANG) 26th Apr; two by The Pier, Kinross (P&K) 1st May; one Girdle Ness (NES) 2nd May; one Battleby & one Kirkstyle (both P&K) both on 2nd May; one Mosstodloch (M&N) 11th May One Dunfermline (FIFE) 30th Apr; one Isle of May 30th Apr; two Loch Gelly (FIFE) 2nd May; one near Cardrona (BORD) 2nd May; one Doune (UF) 7th May Two singing Collennan Reservoir (AYRS) 19th Apr; two Greenan (AYRS) 29th Apr; one Ross Park, Loch Lomond & one Uplawmoor (both CLYDE) both on 30th Apr; four near Lochaber Loch (D&G) 2nd May; one Mountstuart, Bute (CLY ISL) 5th May; first WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 11th May
Blackcap Male Fair Isle 1st Apr; one Barra (OH) 5th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th Apr; two Sumburgh area (SHET) 30th Apr Four singing males Longman, Inverness, one Drummond, two singing males Acnashellach Station & one Loch Kinellan (all HIGH) all on 9th Apr; singles Ballygrant, Islay, Tobermory, Mull, Lochgilphead & Benmore Gardens (all ARG) all on 10th Apr Singing male Den of Cults (NES) 6th Apr; one Glendoick (P&K) 7th Apr; two River Findhorn, Forres (M&N) 9th Apr; two singing males Forfar Loch & two Riverside Nature Park (both ANG) both on 10th Apr One Ravelston Woods LNR, Edinburgh (LOTH) 30th Mar; one Isle of May 1st Apr; two Duddingston Loch & one Blindwells (both LOTH) both on 2nd Apr; one Cambus (UF) 2nd Apr; one Gartmorn Dam CP (UF) 4th Apr; one Low Valleyfield (FIFE) 8th Apr; singing male East Ord (BORD) 6th Apr; one St. Abb’s Head & 2+ Burnmouth (both BORD) both on 9th Apr Two Muirhouse, Troon (AYRS) 28th Mar; singing male RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 1st Apr; singing male Lady Bay (D&G) 2nd Apr; singles singing near Ballantrae & Corshillmuir Wood, Kilwinning (both AYRS) both on 2nd Apr; 1+ near Thornhill & one Gatehouse of Fleet (both D&G) both on 5th Apr; singing male near Shalunt, Bute (CLY ISL) 6th Apr
Wood Warbler One Fair Isle 3rd May; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th May; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 9th May; one Upper Kergord (SHET) 14th May; one Stornoway Castle Grounds, Lewis (OH) 21st May One Dalvore woods, Moine Mhore (ARG) 19th Apr; three Craigellachie (HIGH) 28th Apr, four on 2nd May; one Rum (HIGH) 2nd May; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 22nd May Two Killiecrankie (P&K) 3rd May One Abbey Craig (UF) 21st Apr; singles singing Balerno & Gosford Estate (both LOTH) both on 1st May; one Isle of May 1st May; one Plora Wood, Innerleithen (BORD) 6th May One Sallochy, Loch Lomondside (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 25th Apr, two on 26th; three Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 25th Apr; one Auchenhew, Arran (CLY ISL) 7th May; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 20th May
Chiffchaff One Fair Isle 13th Mar; two Norwick, Unst (SHET) 18th Mar; two Barra (OH) 24th Mar; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 25th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Mar One Loch Insh (HIGH) 13th Mar; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 14th Mar; one singing Loch Kinellan (HIGH) 18th Mar; small influx noted Easter Ross (HIGH) 23rd Mar Two Ferryden (ANG) 6th Mar; one Monifieth (ANG) 10th Mar; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 11th Mar; one singing Kinross (P&K) 15th Mar; one singing Kingswells (NES) 15th Mar; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 17th Mar; singles Loch of Lintrathen & Monike CP (both ANG) both on 19th Mar One singing Leith Links (LOTH) 9th Mar; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 10th Mar; one singing Dunblane (UF) 11th Mar; one singing St. Boswells (BORD) 14th Mar; one Crail (FIFE) 16th Mar; seven singing birds between East Linton-Hailes Castle (LOTH) 16th Mar; one singing Morton Lochs NNR (FIFE) 18th Mar; two Coldingham & one East Ord (both BORD) both on 18th Mar; three Isle of May 23rd Mar, 10 on 28th One singing RSPB Baron’s Haugh & one Balgray Reservoir (both CLYDE) both on 9th Mar; one RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 12th Mar, two on 14th; one singing Sannox Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 13th Mar; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 14th Mar; one Collennan Reservoir (AYRS) 15th Mar; one Minnigaff & one Threave Gardens (both D&G) both on 16th Mar; two singing Ardencraig House, Bute (CLY ISL) 20th Mar
Willow Warbler One Cleat, Barra (OH) 3rd Aprone Leurbost, Lewis (OH) 14th Apr; one Papa Westray (ORK) 14th Apr; small influx noted Uists (OH) 17th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th Apr; one Isle of Noss (SHET) 19th Apr; four Fair Isle 28th Apr One Tayinloan (ARG) 24th Mar; three singing birds reported Lower Milovaig area, Skye (HIGH) 28th Mar; two Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 3rd Apr; one Kilmichael Glen (ARG) 4th Apr; one Hill of Fortrose (HIGH) 6th Apr; one Whiteness Head (HIGH) 7th Apr; influx noted Argyll 8th Apr Two Loch Leven (P&K) 6th Apr; one Spey Bay (M&N) 8th Apr; three Forres (M&N) 9th Apr; one Carnoustie (ANG) 9th Apr; one Riverside Nature Park (ANG) 10th Apr; two singing Westmuir (ANG) 12th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 13th Apr Singing male Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 1st Apr; two singing River Tyne, Haddington & one singing Harlaw Reservoir (both LOTH) both on 2nd Apr; singing male near Selkirk (BORD) 2nd Apr; one Cambus (UF) 3rd Apr; singing male Angle Park GP (FIFE) 7th Apr; two Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 7th Apr; first Isle of May 8th Apr; 13 St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 9th Apr Singing male Linwwod Community Woodland (CLYDE) 29th Mar; singing male Capringstone Flash (AYRS) 30th Mar; one Mull of Galloway (D&G) 31st Mar; singing male RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 2nd Apr; singing male High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th Apr; 1+ RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 4th Apr; 1+ near Thornhill (D&G) 5th Apr; one Inchmarnock, Bute (CLY ISL) 9th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher One Fair Isle 2nd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 11th May; one Gleann, Barra (OH) 13th May; one Swinister, Sandwick (SHET) 13th May, nine reported throughout Shetland on 14th One RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 10th May; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 11th May; four reported around Speyside (HIGH) 13th May; three The Oa, Islay (ARG) 17th May One near Arbroath (ANG) 13th May; two Fochabers (M&N) 13th May; singles Girdle Ness & Rattray Head (both NES) both on 13th May Two Isle of May 11th May; one Torness Power Station (LOTH) 12th May; one near Innerleithen (BORD) 12th May; 6+ Fife Ness area (FIFE) 13th May; three St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 13th May One Ness Glen (AYRS) 2nd May; one Linn Park, Glasgow (CLYDE) 11th May; one near Machrie Moor, Arran (CLY ISL) 17th May; two WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 18th May
Pied Flycatcher One Fair Isle 30th Apr; one Noss (SHET) 2nd May; male Watermoss Plantation (ORK) 2nd May Three Craigellachie (HIGH) 2nd May; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 22nd May Male Rattray Head (NES) 14th May One Isle of May 2nd May; male Sawpit Wood, Balerno (LOTH) 5th May; male Lindean Mill, Selkirk (BORD) 5th May Two Knockman Wood (D&G) 14th Apr; male RSPB Ken Dee Marshes (D&G) 17th Apr; one reported RSPB Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 25th Apr; two RSPB Inversnaid (CLYDE) 30th Apr
 

2016 (updated 16 June, final update 16 March 2017)

 

Shetland, Fair Isle, Orkney and Outer Hebrides Highland, Caithness and Argyll North-East Scotland, Moray & Nairn, Angus and Perth & Kinross Fife, Isle of May, Upper Forth, Lothian and Borders Clyde, Clyde Islands, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway
Manx Shearwater Four past Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 26th Mar; five past North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th May; three past Lamba Ness, Unst (SHET) 20th May; one from “Good Shepherd” off Fair Isle 21st May Two Uig-Lochmaddy (HIGH) 30th Mar; 44 off Aird, Tiree (ARG) 2nd Apr Two past Stonehaven (NES) 4th May; one past Lossiemouth (M&N) 7th May; 52 past Arbroath (ANG) 28th May Three past Isle of May 6th May; one past Barns Ness (LOTH) 7th May, nine on 8th; one past Burnmouth (BORD) 8th May; eight past Fife Ness (FIFE) 11th May 10+ past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 27th Mar, 400+ on 17th Apr; 30 Largymore, Arran (CLY ISL) 2nd Apr
Garganey Drake Scatness (SHET) 21st Apr; drake North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr; drake Yesnaby (ORK) 28th Apr; pair Loch Sandary, North Uist (OH) 9th May Drake Alturlie (HIGH) 10th Apr; drake Westport Marsh (ARG) 2nd May One reported Carsebreck Loch (P&K) 26th Feb; pair Girdle Ness (NES) 22nd Apr; drake Tugnet (M&N) 8th May; pair Montrose Basin (ANG) 9th May; drake RSPB Loch Leven (P&K) 16th May Pair Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 20th Apr; drake Kilconquhar Loch (FIFE) 1st May; drake Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 7th May, three (two drakes) on 8th Female Garnock Floods SWT (AYRS) 9th Apr; two drakes Wigtown harbour & a drake WWT Caerlaverock (both D&G) both on 13th May
Marsh Harrier Female South Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Mar; one Fair Isle 29th Apr; one Quendale (SHET) 22nd May One Jura (ARG) 6th May; one Loch Bhasapol, Tiree (ARG) 5th June Male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 27th Mar, female on 3rd Apr; male near Errol (P&K) 30th Mar; one near Peterculter (NES) 22nd Apr Male Newburgh (FIFE) 1st Apr; male Kinneil Lagoon (UF) 23rd Apr; one past Barns Ness (LOTH) 2nd May; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 8th May; one Isle of May 19th June One Bogside Flats (AYRS) 13th May; one Wigtown harbour (D&G) 19th May; one Kirk Dam, Bute (CLY ISL) 28th May
Osprey One over Traigh Ghriais, Lewis (OH) 20th Apr; one Rousay (ORK) 25th Apr; one Hagdale, Unst (SHET) 27th Apr; one Fair Isle 19th May Singles Lochindorb & Lochluichart (both HIGH) both on 10th Mar; two reported Island of Danna (ARG) 12th Mar; female back RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 21st Mar; one Loch Fleet (HIGH) 25th Mar; one back at nest site near Thurso (CAITH) 28th Mar; one Loch Ederline & one Loch nan Cadhan, Islay (both ARG) both on 28th Mar Female back SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 18th Mar; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 27th Mar; one Carsebreck Lochs & one Stormont Loch (both P&K) both on 28th Mar; one Forres (M&N) 29th Mar; two Balgavies Loch (ANG) 29th Mar One over Innerleithen (BORD) 4th Mar; one over Millerhill (LOTH) 4th Mar; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 4th Mar; one Blair Drummond (UF) 6th Mar; one over Tweedbank (BORD) 24th Mar; one over Pathhead, Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 27th Mar; one Loch Rusky (UF) 27th Mar; singles over Tyninghame Bay & Musselburgh (both LOTH) both on 28th Mar; pair back at nest site Lanton Mill (BORD) 2nd Apr One Loch Ascog, Bute (CLY ISL) 13th Mar; one north over Drumpellier CP (CLYDE) 23rd Mar; female back Threave Castle NTS (D&G) 23rd Mar, male seen on 27th; one over River Nith, Dumfries (D&G) 28th Mar; one near Douglas (CLYDE) 28th Mar; one Loch Doon (AYRS) 29th Mar; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 30th Mar
Dotterel One Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 2nd May; one Fair Isle 7th May; two near Sandy Loch (SHET) 11th May; one Ward Hill, Hoy (ORK) 5th June Five Oronsay (ARG) 30th Apr; three birds back on a breeding site Highland 6th May; one Glenstrathfarrar (HIGH) 7th May Eight Glas Maol (ANG) 9th May; nine near Glen Shee (NES) 20th May Two Carnbee Reservoir (FIFE) 22nd Apr; two Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 7th May Six near Corrie Common (D&G) 29th Apr; five Blackcraig Hill (AYRS) 6th May, six on 7th; four Lowther Hill (CLYDE) 8th May
Whimbrel One Butt of Lewis, Lewis, two Balranald RSPB, North Uist & three Ardvule Point, South Uist (all OH) all on 18th Apr; two Fair Isle 19th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr; three Scatness (SHET) 24th Apr; 48 Yesnaby area (ORK) 24th Apr Six Castlehill then East Murkle (CAITH) on 28th Mar; three Redcastle (HIGH) 6th Apr; 11 north over Inverness Airport & three Dornoch (both HIGH) both on 7th Apr; one by Bonar Bridge (HIGH) 8th Apr; 12 past Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 17th Apr One Ythan Estuary (NES) 6th Apr; one Findhorn Bay (M&N) 6th Apr; two Easthaven (ANG) 20th Apr Four Cambus & one Skinflats (both UF) both on 16th Apr; 22 past Inverkeithing harbour (FIFE) 16th Apr; three Barns Ness (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Burnmouth (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Isle of May 24th Apr Eight reported over Barcraigs Reservoir (CLYDE) 27th Mar; one Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 10th Apr; one past Maidens (AYRS) 13th Apr; three Barlocco (D&G) 15th Apr; nine past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 17th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 18th Apr; one Rowbank Reservoir (CLYDE) 19th Apr
Common Sandpiper One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th Apr; one Brevig, Barra (OH) 22nd Apr; one Fair Isle 29th Apr; one Isle of Noss (SHET) 7th May One Otter Ferry (ARG) 14th Apr; one River Nairn near Inverarnie (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Broadford Bay, Skye (HIGH) 18th Apr; three Westerdale (CAITH) 22nd Apr Four Forfar Loch & one Monikie CP (both ANG) both on 14th Apr; one River Spey, Delnapot (M&N) 16th Apr; singles Knockando & Balnught (BOTH M&N) both on 17th Apr; one near Drumoak (NES) 19th Apr; one Loch Leven (P&K) 20th Apr One River Devon near Dollar (UF) 8th Apr; two West Water Resr & two Baddinsgill Resr (both BORD) both on 15th Apr; 2+ Faseny Water (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Letham Pools (FIFE) 18th Apr; one Isle of May 29th Apr One Loch Thom (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one North Sannox, Arran (CLY ISL) 14th Apr; one Pow Burn (AYRS) 16th Apr; one River Nith north of Dumfries (D&G) 19th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 20th Apr
Sandwich Tern First Papa Westray (ORK) 30th Mar; 1+ North Ronaldsay (ORK) 2nd Apr; two Traigh Mor, Barra (OH) 8th Apr; one Sumburgh (SHET) 9th June Three Loch Fleet (HIGH) 25th Mar; one Bruichladdich, Islay (ARG) 30th Mar; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 31st Mar One Burghead (M&N) 24th Mar; first Ythan Estuary (NES) 25th Mar; two Girdle Ness (NES) 27th Mar; three West Haven (ANG) 7th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 25th Mar; 10 Ruddons Point (FIFE) 31st Mar; one Burnmouth (BORD) 14th Apr; two Isle of May 21st Apr; four Blackness (UF) 1st May One Barassie (AYRS) 16th Mar; one Saltcoats & two Doonfoot (both AYRS) both on 27th Mar; one Kilpatrick Point, Arran (CLY ISL) 30th Mar; 2+ Carrick beach (D&G) 4th Apr; 19 Garlieston (D&G) 6th Apr; nine Lunderston Bay (CLYDE) 9th Apr
Common Tern Two Stromness (ORK) 19th Apr; 3+ Carinish, North Uist (OH) 20th Apr; two Loch of Strom (SHET) 24th Apr; first Fair Isle 9th June Three by the Cromarty Bridge & 1+ Traigh, Morar (both HIGH) both on 2nd May; one Loch Feochan (ARG) 5th May Four Burghead & one Findhorn (both M&N) both on 26th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg & Ythan Estuary (NES) 30th Apr, 40 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg on 2nd May; 1+ Montrose (ANG) 3rd May One Torness Power Station (LOTH) 9th Apr; one Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 23rd Apr; one Scoughall (LOTH) 30th Apr; one Blackness (UF) 1st May; two Isle of May 11th May Two Ascog, Bute (CLY ISL) 9th Apr; three past Longhaugh Point (CLYDE) 4th May; three Castle Loch, Mochrum (D&G) 4th June
Arctic Tern Four in Sound of Harris (OH) 16th Apr; two Loch of Strom (SHET) 29th Apr; one Grutness (SHET) 1st May; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; 15 Fair Isle 6th May Two near Ardbeg, Islay (ARG) 17th Apr; two Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 1st May Five off Old Portlethen (NES) 28th Apr; one past Lossiemouth (M&N) 2nd May Three Isle of May 2nd May, 13 on 4th; one Crail (FIFE) 2nd May; two Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 17th May; two Ansytuther (FIFE) 18th May; one Port Seton (LOTH) 21st May Two reported past Powillimount (D&G) 13th Apr; one Maidens (AYRS) 17th Apr; one Corsewall Point (D&G) 18th Apr; c.60 Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 2nd May; two Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th May
Little Tern One Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 18th Apr, five on 20th; one Balemore North Uist (OH) 19th Apr; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th May; one East Sandwick, Unst (SHET) 13th June Six on Tiree (ARG) 20th Apr One Montrose (ANG) 24th Apr; 8+ Ythan Estuary (NES) 30th Apr; five Spey Bay (M&N) 6th May Six at Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 17th May; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 29th May One Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 2nd May
Cuckoo One Ahmore, North Uist (OH) 24th Apr; one Rendall (ORK) 29th Apr; one Fair Isle 7th May; one Foula (SHET) 22nd May One near golf course Strathpeffer (HIGH) 3rd Apr; one reported Durness (HIGH) 11th Apr; one Kilmartin (ARG) 13th Apr; one Alturlie Point (HIGH) 13th Apr; singles Duart, Mull & Kilmichael Glen (both ARG) both on 14th Apr; one Strontian (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Achvarasdal (CAITH) 27th Apr; one Harpsdale (CAITH) 28th Apr One Wellheads (M&N) 17th Apr; one near Blackford (P&K) 21st Apr; one Backwater Dam (ANG) 6th May; two Portsoy (NES) 7th May One Braes of Doune (UF) 14th Apr; one Dunbar, one Musselburgh Lagoons & one Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh (all LOTH) all on 20th Apr; one singing Dye Water (BORD) 24th Apr; one Yellowcraig, Dirleton (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Isle of May 1st May; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 3rd May; one near Holl Reservoir (FIFE) 8th May One Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 10th Apr; one Bull Loch, Bute (CLY ISL) 15th Apr; one Loch Humphrey (CLYDE) 16th Apr; one Stockie Muir (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one near Leswalt (D&G) 19th Apr; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 20th Apr; one Muirshiel CP (CLYDE) 21st Apr
Swift One North Ronaldsay & one Deerness (both ORK) both on 5th May; one Sumburgh (SHET) 22nd May; two Fair Isle 23rd May; two Brevig, Barra (OH) 29th May Three Kilmichael Glassary (ARG) 6th May; one Inverness (HIGH) 7th May; 3+ Loch Kinellan (HIGH) 8th May One Loch Leven (P&K) 29th Apr; three Loch of Skene (NES) 1st May; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 5th May; first Elgin, Garmouth & Lossiemouth (all M&N) all on 5th May; one Dunkeld (P&K) 5th May One Musselburgh (LOTH) 24th Apr, two on 30th; one Newburgh (FIFE) 29th Apr; one near RSPB Skinflats Tidal Exchange (UF) 30th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 1st May; four Isle of May 5th May One Hogganfield Loch (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one Strathclyde CP (CLYDE) 24th Apr; one Castle Douglas (D&G) 28th Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 2nd May; two Rothesay Castle, Bute (CLY ISL) 5th May
Sand Martin One Fair Isle 2nd Apr; one Sanday (ORK) 2nd Apr; three Port Scolpaig, North Uist (OH) 10th Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 13th Apr; five North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr One RSPB Loch Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 27th Mar; four Loch Leathan (ARG) 27th Mar, six on 28th; one Morar (HIGH) 30th Mar; 37+ Loch Insh (HIGH) 1st Apr; one Scrabster (CAITH) 19th Apr One Loch Leven (P&K) 18th Mar, 15 on 29th Mar; one Clatto Reservoir & three RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (both ANG) both on 27th Mar; 6+ Loch of Skene (NES) 30th Mar, 60+ on 1st Apr; five Loch Spynie (M&N) 1st Apr One Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 25th Mar; two Innerleithen (BORD) 25th Mar; five Kilconquhar Loch (FIFE) 26th Mar; two River Tweed, below Abbotsford House (BORD) 27th Mar; four Cambusmore GPs (UF) 27th Mar; four Seafield Pond (LOTH) 27th Mar; one Isle of May 5th Apr One reported Torranyard (AYRS) 18th Mar; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 24th Mar; three Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 25th Mar; one Penwhirn Reservoir & two Glenluce-Stairhaven (both D&G) both on 25th Mar; 30+ Strathclyde Loch & five Carbarns Pool (both CLYDE) both on 26th Mar; three Sannox Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 31st Mar; c.20 Loch Ascog, Bute (CLY ISL) 1st Apr
Swallow One Noss (SHET) 4th Apr; one Fair Isle 5th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th Apr; one Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 10th Apr; one Daliburgh, South Uist (OH) 11th Apr Two Islay & one Isle of Seil (both ARG) both on 28th Mar; five Loch Insh (HIGH) 1st Apr; two Strathpeffer (HIGH) 4th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 11th Apr; four Scrabster (CAITH) 19th Apr; influx Dornoch area (HIGH) 19th Apr; first Dingwall (HIGH) 20th Apr One Girdle Ness (NES) 31st Mar; one Loch of Skene (NES) 1st Apr; two Loch Leven (P&K) 2nd Apr; one Burghead (M&N) 5th Apr; 3+ RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 5th Apr; three River Findhorn west of Forres & nine Portgordon (both M&N) both on 6th Apr One north at Barns Ness (LOTH) 25th Mar; one Kilconquhar Loch (FIFE) 28th Mar; one Blair Drummond GPs (UF) 29th Mar; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 3rd Apr; one Cambusmore GPs (UF) 3rd Apr; two Tweedbank (BORD) 4th Apr; two Isle of May 4th Apr One Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 26th Mar; one Carbarns Pool (CLYDE) 27th Mar; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 27th Mar; one Threave Castle NTS (D&G) 31st Mar; one Gryfe No.1 Reservoir (CLYDE) 31st Mar; one Minishant (AYRS) 2nd Apr; one Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 2nd Apr; five Balkenna (AYRS) 3rd Apr; one Corsewall Point (D&G) 3rd Apr
House Martin One Fair Isle 4th Apr; one Loch of Skaill (ORK) 12th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th Apr, four on 20th; one Loch of Spiggie (SHET) 5th May; singles Barra & South Uist (both OH) both on 6th May One Arisaig (HIGH) 31st Mar; one Lochindorb (HIGH) 5th Apr; one Glen Etive (ARG) 9th Apr; one Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 12th Apr; one Brora (HIGH) 18th Apr; c.20 (with Swallows & Sand Martins) Loch Calder (CAITH) 24th Apr One Portgordon (M&N) 6th Apr; two Inglismaldie, Laurencekirk (NES) 8th Apr; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 11th Apr; two Lossiemouth (M&N) 12th Apr Two Cambusmore GPs (UF) 3rd Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 4th Apr; 1+ reported Peebles (BORD) 5th Apr; 1+ Kailzie Gardens (BORD) 6th Apr; one Newburgh (FIFE) 11th Apr, 10+ on 21st; one Isle of May 19th Apr Two WWT Caerlaverock (D*G) 3rd Apr; one Waulkmill Glen Reservoir (CLYDE) 5th Apr; 3+ Martnaham Loch & one Auchenharvie GC (both AYRS) both on 6th Apr; one Dumfries (D&G) 11th Apr; one RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 11th Apr; one Bennecarrigan, Arran (CLY ISL) 11th Apr
Tree Pipit One Fair Isle 10th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 12th Apr; one Norwick, Unst (SHET 7th May; one Brevig, Barra (OH) 18th May One Strathpeffer (HIGH) 4th Apr; one Nethybridge (HIGH) 11th Apr; two Taynish NNR (ARG) 16th Apr; one Drumfearn, Skye (HIGH) 20th Apr One Brathens, Banchory (NES) 18th Apr; one Forest of Birse (NES) 19th Apr; one Drummond Castle woods (P&K) 19th Apr; one Newtyle Forest (M&N) 20th Apr; three Glen Esk (ANG) 20th Apr Two Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 8th Apr; two Gordon Community Woodland (BORD) 8th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Isle of May 20th Apr One RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 8th Apr; one Ravenscraig, Motherwell (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one Mugdock CP & six singing Loch Lomondside (both CLYDE) both on 19th Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 20th Apr; one Maol Donn, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Apr
Yellow Wagtail Two Blue-headed Wagtails North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd May; one Fair Isle 6th May; Blue-headed Wagtail Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 8th May; Blue-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 8th May; Grey-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 9th May; single Grey-headed Wagtails Burray & Papa Westray (both ORK) both on 10th May One over Cairngorm (HIGH) 27th May; one Balnakeil, Sutherland (HIGH) 29th May One RSPB Loch Leven (P&K) 23rd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 28th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Girdle Ness (NES) 9th May; Grey-headed Wagtail RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 17th May One Torness Power Station (LOTH) 18th Apr; one Thorntonloch (LOTH) 19th Apr; one Birgham Haugh (BORD) 19th Apr, three on 24th; four Kirkmay farm, Crail (FIFE) 6th May, six on 7th; one Isle of May 6th May; Black-headed Wagtail Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 12th May One Heads of Ayr (AYRS) 6th May; one Carbarns Pool (CLYDE) 29th May
White Wagtail Three North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Mar; four on Fair Isle 4th Apr; one Sumburgh (SHET) 4th Apr; two Ardvule Point, South uist (OH) 11th Apr One Uisaed Point (ARG) 15th Mar, 10+ on 16th; one Strathy Point (HIGH) 22nd Mar; one Portmahomack (HIGH) 3rd Apr; two Dornoch (HIGH) 6th Apr One Balormie pig farm, Hopeman (M&N) 20th Apr, nine on 21st; two Easthaven (ANG) 20th Apr; one near Aboyne (NES) 24th Apr Four Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 23rd Mar; one RSPB Skinflats (UF) 29th Mar; one Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 3rd Apr; one Isle of May 18th Apr Five Maidens (AYRS) 3rd Apr; seven Bishopton (CLYDE) 8th Apr; 12 West Freugh (D&G) 8th Apr, 54 on 18th; five Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 10th Apr
Redstart Male Fair Isle 10th Apr; one Geosetter (SHET) 11th Apr; male Fivepenny, Lewis (OH) 8th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May Six Taynish NNR (ARG) 16th Apr; male River Nairn near Farr (HIGH) 21st Apr One Lonmay (NES) 12th Apr; one Brathens, Banchory (NES) 19th Apr; two males Drummond Castle woods (P&K) 19th Apr; one Glen Esk (ANG) 20th Apr; one Dulsie Bridge (M&N) 23rd Apr Male Isle of May 6th Apr; female Kilminning (FIFE) 13th Apr, two on 14th; one Skateraw & male Goshen farm, Musselburgh (both LOTH) both on 14th Apr; male Coldstream (BORD) 19th Apr; male & female Fairlaw & male Peebles (both BORD) both on 20th Apr; one Loch Voil (UF) 20th Apr Male Kirkton (D&G) 7th Apr; first RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 13th Apr; male Glen Afton (AYRS) 14th Apr; male Ravenscraig, Motherwell (CLYDE) 17th Apr; one Monyquil, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Apr; four Endrick Mouth, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 20th Apr
Whinchat One Fair Isle 8th May; one Out Skerries (SHET) 9th May; two Deerness, one North Ronaldsay & three on South Ronaldsay (all ORK) all on 11th May One Moine Mhor (ARG) 20th Apr; two by Inverness Airport (HIGH) 2nd May; male Udale Bay (HIGH) 4th May One near Blackford (P&K) 21st Apr; male Back Water Reservoir (ANG) 28th Apr; one Glenlivet-Bridge of Avon (M&N) 30th Apr; one Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 8th May One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Kinneil Lagoon (UF) 24th Apr; male Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 27th Apr; one Isle of May 5th May; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 7th May, two on 8th; one Leithen Valley & three Rankle Burn (both BORD) both on 7th May; three Fife Ness (FIFE) 8th May Male Culter Glen (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Grobdale (D&G) 23rd Apr; one Loch Doon (AYRS) 28th Apr; male Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 2nd May
Wheatear One Loch Sandary, North Uist (OH) 15th Mar; one Ben Hacklett, North Uist (OH) 19th Mar; one Sumburgh (SHET) 29th Mar; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 30th Mar; one Bay of Skaill (ORK) 30th Mar; one Fair Isle 30th Mar; six North Ronaldsay (ORK) 2nd Apr One Loch More (CAITH) 8th Mar; one Ross of Mull, Mull (ARG) 23rd Mar; one near Loch Spelve, Mull (ARG) 24th Mar; male Kilchiaran & one The Oa, both Islay (both ARG) both on 25th Mar; one Kildonan Point, Isle of Eigg (HIGH) 26th Mar; four Isle of Colonsay (ARG) 27th Mar; two males Neist Point, Skye (HIGH) 29th Mar; two males Mellon Udrigle (HIGH) 31st Mar One Portknockie (M&N) 13th Mar; one Dava (M&N) 16th Mar; one Montquhir near Carmyllie (ANG) 17th Mar; six Girdle Ness (NES) 3rd Apr; 5+ Sma’ Glen-Newton Bridge (P&K) 6th Apr Male Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 23rd Mar; one Coates (LOTH) 28th Mar; two Manor Valley (BORD) 28th Mar; four Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 31st Mar; three Fife Ness (FIFE) 3rd Apr; four Isle of May 4th Apr; two Blackness (UF) 5th Apr One Kirkcowan (D&G) 25th Mar; male Hunterston (AYRS) 27th Mar; singles Corsewall Point, Mennock Pass, Mull of Galloway, RSPB Mersehead & Southerness (all D&G) all on 28th Mar; one Cathkin Marsh SWT (CLYDE) 28th Mar; one Sannox, Arran (CLY ISL) 28th Mar; three Loch Doon (AYRS) 29th Mar
Ring Ouzel One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th Apr; one Fair Isle 5th Apr; one Sumburgh Head (SHET) 7th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 22nd Apr Male near Lochan Add (ARG) 29th Mar; male Cairngorm (HIGH) 31st Mar Male Clash of Scalan (M&N) 17th Mar; two Rattray Head & one Girdle Ness (both NES) both on 5th Apr; three Glen Esk (ANG) 16th Apr One Faseny Bridge, Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 31st Mar; one Isle of May 5th Apr; 2+ Hope Burn near Culter Fell (BORD) 10th Apr; two Blackhopebyre & one Colquhar (both BORD) both on 11th Apr; one Gargunnock Hills (UF) 20th Apr; male West Lomond (FIFE) 24th Apr One near Moffat (D&G) 15th Mar; male Culter Waterhead (CLYDE) 30th Mar; one Mull of Galloway (D&G) 31st Mar; male Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 10th Apr, 3+ on 14th; male Goatfell, Arran (CLY ISL) 10th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One Castlebay, Barra (OH) 21st Apr; one Fair Isle 6th May; one Rendall (ORK) 6th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 11th May One Drumfearn, Skye (HIGH) 20th Apr; one Lochgilphead & one singing Kintyre Peninsula (both ARG) both on 20th Apr; one by River Nairn near Farr (HIGH) 5th May One Red Moss of Netherley (NES) 1st May; one singing Findhorn Bay (M&N) 5th May; one Dighty Burn, Monifieth (ANG) 6th May One Isle of May 18th Apr; one singing Musselburgh Lagoons & one Aberlady Bay (both LOTH) both on 19th Apr; influx noted Lothian 20th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 22nd Apr; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 23rd Apr; one near Duns (BORD) 1st May; one Old Roxburgh Castle (BORD) 2nd May One singing Park Burn, Lenzie (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one singing Bogside Flats (AYRS) 16th Apr; one singing Gartloch Pools (CLYDE) 17th Apr; 2+ singing Ardeer (AYRS) 19th Apr; two Caerlaverock NNR (D&G) 23rd Apr; one near Dhu Loch, Bute (CLY ISL) 23rd Apr
Sedge Warbler Two Fair Isle 5th May; one Brevig, Barra (OH) 6th May; first Mainland (ORK) 6th May; singles Quendale & on Unst (both SHET) both on 7th May; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May One RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 13th Apr; one East Loch Fada, Colonsay (ARG) 23rd Apr; three singing Kinellan, Strathpeffer (HIGH) 6th May; one Balnakeil, Sutherland (HIGH) 7th May One Loch Leven (P&K) 21st Apr; 3+ RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 21st Apr; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 23rd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr; one Red Moss of Netherley (NES) 1st May One Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 22nd Apr; one Duddingston Loch (LOTH) 25th Apr; two Isle of May 2nd May; two Lindores Loch (FIFE) 2nd May; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 5th May One RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 14th Apr; one Windlaw Marsh (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 20th Apr; one Barr Loch, RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Doonfoot (AYRS) 21st Apr; one Corriecravie, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th May; three on Isle of Bute (CLY ISL) 5th May
Lesser Whitethroat One Fair Isle 2nd May; one Virkie (SHET) 4th May; first Mainland (ORK) 6th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one near Balranald, North Uist (OH) 9th May One singing near Moy (HIGH) 30th May One Riverside Nature Park, Dundee (ANG) 28th Apr; one Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 9th May One Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 21st Apr; one Gullane Point (LOTH) 25th Apr; two Isle of May 5th May; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 8th May; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 14th May One Greenan & one near Ashgrove Loch (both AYRS) both on 22nd Apr; at least 4 singing Barlocco (D&G) 6th May; one Merryton (CLYDE) 8th May
Whitethroat One Fair Isle 10th Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; four Barra (OH) 9th May One near Keills (ARG) 24th Apr; one Isle of Eigg (HIGH) 6th May; one Alturlie (HIGH) 7th May One Auchmithie (ANG) 1st May; one Lossie Estuary (M&N) 3rd May; one Perthumie Bay, Stonehaven (NES) 3rd May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 20th Apr; two Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 22nd Apr; one NewmaIns farm, Reston (BORD) 26th Apr, two on 27th; two Isle of May 29th Apr; one Kilrenny (FIFE) 30th Apr One reported Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 13th Apr; one Pow Burn (AYRS) 21st Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 21st Apr; one Annan Waterfoot (D&G) 24th Apr; singles Milngavie & Erskine (both CLYDE) both on 26th Apr; five on the Isle of Bute (CLY ISL) 6th May
Garden Warbler One Scousburgh (SHET) 11th Apr; one Isle of Noss (SHET) 5th May; one Fair Isle 7th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one North Bay, Barra (OH) 5th June Singles Minard & Ardkinglas Woodland (both ARG) both on 6th May; one Glen Etive (HIGH) 20th May One Dunkeld (P&K) 2nd May; three Powmouth & two Balgavies Loch (both ANG) both on 8th May; one Girdle Ness (NES) 8th May; one near Mosstodloch (M&N) 8th May One Musselburgh Lagoons & one Cramond (both LOTH) both on 27th Apr; one by River Teviot near Roxburgh (BORD) 2nd May; one Isle of May 8th May; one Kirkton of Balmerino (FIFE) 15th May; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 15th May One RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 27th Apr; one Shewalton Woods SWT (AYRS) 30th Apr; one Ross Park, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 4th May; one Duchess Court, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th May
Blackcap One Cullivoe, Yell (SHET) 30th Mar; one Fetlar (SHET) 31st Mar; one Finstown (ORK) 3rd Apr; seven on Fair Isle 4th Apr; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th Apr; one Brevig, Barra (OH) 22nd Apr; male Fivepenny, Lewis (OH) 23rd Apr Female Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 10th Apr; two singing males Lochgilphead (ARG) 15th Apr; singing male Kinloch, Skye (HIGH) 21st Apr; male Fairy Glen, Rosemarkie (HIGH) 22nd Apr Singing male Dundee (ANG) 6th Apr; female Girdle Ness (NES) 10th Apr; singing male Balgavies Loch (ANG) 11th Apr; one Delnies Community Woodland (M&N) 16th Apr One Kilminning (FIFE) 3rd Apr, four Fife Ness area on 16th; two Isle of May 4th Apr; male near Duddingston Loch (LOTH) 9th Apr; one Musselburgh (LOTH) 13th Apr; three Tweedbank (BORD) 14th Apr; one Burnmouth (BORD) 14th Apr; two Gartmorn Dam CP (UF) 17th Apr; two Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 19th Apr; singing male Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 21st Apr Singing male RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 9th Apr; singing male Mainsriddle & one Threave Castle NTS (both D&G) both on 9th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock & one Brighouse Bay (both D&G) both on 10th Apr; one Skerroll-Glecknabae, Bute (CLY ISL) 13th Apr; 2+ singing Rozelle, Ayr (AYRS) 15th Apr
Wood Warbler One Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 6th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 10th May; one Fair Isle 11th May One Kilmichael Glen (ARG) 17th Apr; two Contin (HIGH) 2nd May One Dunkeld (P&K) 25th Apr; one reported Balmoral (NES) 4th May; one Whiteash Hill Wood (M&N) 25th May Two Killin (UF) 21st Apr; one near Dunbar (LOTH) 1st May; one Isle of May 10th May One Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 20th Apr, eight singing birds nearby at Ross Wood on 24th; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 20th Apr; one Gartloch Pools (CLYDE) 27th Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 3rd June
Chiffchaff One Grutness (SHET) 27th Mar; one Hestily, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Mar; three Fair Isle 29th Mar, 87 on 13th Apr; four North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Mar, 45 on 11th Apr; one Port of Ness, Lewis, one South Glendale, South Uist & one Barra (all OH) all on 4th Apr One Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 14th Mar; one singing Craig Phadrig, Inverness (HIGH) 20th Mar; one singing near Minard Castle (ARG) 27th Mar; one Isle of Luing (ARG) 28th Mar; one Isle of Eigg (HIGH) 30th Mar; one Thurso (CAITH) 11th Apr One singing Cloddach Quarry (M&N) 20th Mar; one The Balloch near Crieff (P&K) 25th Mar; one Clatto Reservoir & 2+ singing RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (both ANG) both on 27th Mar; one singing Scotstown Moor & two Girdle Ness (both NES) both on 27th Mar; singing birds Drumoak & Inchgarth NR (both NES) both on 28th Mar; two near Errol (P&K) 30th Mar One Haystoun, Peebles (BORD) 11th Mar; one Hule Moss (BORD) 13th Mar; one Musselburgh (LOTH) 14th Mar; one singing Tweedbank (BORD) 19th Mar; one Scoughall (LOTH) 20th Mar; three singing Gosford Estate (LOTH) 22nd Mar; one Isle of May 24th Mar, 10 on 26th; one singing Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 25th Mar; one Dunblane (UF) 26th Mar; four Tyninghame & three Musselburgh (both LOTH) both on 26th Mar; one singing Loch Rusky (UF) 27th Mar; 10+ Burnmouth (BORD) 27th Mar; 8+ singing birds Birnie & Gaddon Lochs LNR (FIFE) 28th Mar; five birds new in between Coates-Spittal (LOTH) 28th Mar Two singing Shewalton Woods (AYRS) 15th Mar, three on 22nd; one singing Milngavie (CLYDE) 16th Mar; one singing RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 17th Mar; six singing birds Collennan (AYRS) 22nd Mar; three Dundrennan (D&G) 25th Mar; one singing Brodick Castle, Arran (CLY ISL) 29th Mar
Willow Warbler One Fair Isle 5th Apr, eight on 10th; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th Apr, six on 11th; two Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 11th Apr; one Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 10th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 13th Apr One Barr Glen (ARG) 7th Apr; one Ormsary & one near Fishnish, Mull (both ARG) both on 9th Apr; small influx noted Argyll 10th Apr; six singing birds on Isle of Skye, one Alturlie & one Isle of Eigg (all HIGH) all on 11th Apr; influx Dornoch area (HIGH) 19th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 21st Apr One Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 4th Apr; one Rattray Head (NES) 5th Apr; one East Seaton farm (ANG) 8th Apr; first Loch Leven (P&K) 11th Apr; one Tomnamoon (M&N) 14th Apr; four singing birds Anmore Wood (P&K) 19th Apr One East Linton (LOTH) 1st Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 7th Apr; one Gordon Community Woodland (BORD) 8th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 9th Apr; one River Carron near Falkirk (UF) 9th Apr; one Blairdrummond GPs & one Skinflats Lagoons (both UF) both on 10th Apr; 18 singing birds Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 19th Apr One singing Whitehaugh, Paisley (CLYDE) 3rd Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 4th Apr; one Dumbarton (CLYDE) 4th Apr; 2+ singing by Fleet railway viaduct (D&G) 5th Apr; one by Ayr hospital (AYRS) 7th Apr; one Kirkton & one RSPB Wood of Cree (both D&G) both on 7th Apr; one Mountstuart, Bute (CLY ISL) 8th Apr; small influx noted Ayrshire 10th Apr; 11 singing birds reported Arran (CLY ISL) 10th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher Three on Barra (OH) 9th May; 9+ around Shetland 9th May including five on Out Skerries; 11 on Fair Isle 9th May; four North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May One reported Garmony, Mull (ARG) 30th Apr; one Portmahomack Community Wood (HIGH) 6th May; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 7th May; three Tiree & two The Oa, Islay (both ARG) both on 10th May One Loch Lee (ANG) 7th May; one Archiestown (M&N) 9th May; one near Cleish (P&K) 10th May; one Girdle Ness (NES) 12th May; one Dinnet (NES) 14th May Good numbers amongst a fall in East Lothian (LOTH) on 8th May; 3+ Fife Ness (FIFE) 8th May; 21 at St Abb’s Head & six Burnmouth (both BORD) both on 8th May; five Isle of May 8th May; one Kilmahog (UF) 9th May One reported near Greenside Reservoir (CLYDE) 24th Apr; two RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 27th Apr; one Dams to Darnley CP (CLYDE) 6th May; one Glen Afton (AYRS) 8th May; one High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 8th May; one Minnigaff & one Southwick Burn (both D&G) both on 8th May
Pied Flycatcher One Sumburgh Head & one Yell (both SHET) both on 9th May; two Fair Isle 9th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May; one Shapinsay (ORK) 18th May; one Bevig, Barra (OH) 28th May Two Knock, Mull (ARG) 21st Apr; male Scarinish, Tiree (ARG) 7th May; one Craigellachie NNR (HIGH) 9th May, 3+ males on 14th; male Kincraig (HIGH) 12th May One Killiecrankie (P&K) 5th May Male near Broughton (BORD) 5th May; one Isle of May 9th May Three, two males & a female RSPB Ken-Dee Marshes (D&G) 19th Apr; first RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 20th Apr; male RSPB Inversnaid (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; two males Ness Glen (AYRS) 30th Apr

2015 (updated 4 July)

Shetland, Fair Isle, Orkney and Outer Hebrides Highland, Caithness and Argyll North-East Scotland, Moray & Nairn, Angus and Perth & Kinross Fife, Isle of May, Upper Forth, Lothian and Borders Clyde, Clyde Islands, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway
Manx Shearwater Two past Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 23rd Mar; one past Ireland, Bigton (SHET) 7th May; two past North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th May; seven from the “Good Shepherd” off Fair Isle on 6th June 36 past Aird, Tiree (ARG) 26th Mar, 520 past on 31st; six off Isle of Eigg (HIGH) 1st Apr Two past Girdle Ness (NES) 9th May, 28 on 14th; two past Lunan Bay (ANG) 10th May; 14 past Lossiemouth (M&N) 16th May One past Isle of May 1st May, 48 on 14th; 85 past Fife Ness (FIFE) 14th May; 16 past Dunbar (LOTH) 23rd May One past Stevenston Point (AYRS) 30th Mar; c.150 off Irvine (AYRS) 11th Apr; 10+ off Largybeg, Arran (CLY ISL) 12th Apr; five off WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 5th May
Garganey Pair The Loons RSPB (ORK) 19th Apr; drake Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 21st Apr; three North Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th May; drake Loch Fada, Benbecula (OH) 8th May Pair Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr; drake St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 6th May Drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 6th Apr; pair RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 9th Apr; drake Findhorn Bay (M&N) 14th Apr; female RSPB Loch Leven (P&K) 19th Apr; drake Port Allen (P&K) 4th May Pair Musselburgh (LOTH) 4th May; drake Cambus (UF) 9th May Pair RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 12th Mar; pair RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 12th Apr, two drakes on 6th May; drake Doonfoot (AYRS) 11th May
Marsh Harrier One Trumland, Rousay (ORK) 9th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th May; female Fair Isle 23rd May Female Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 19th Apr; female Loch Insh (HIGH) 24th Apr Male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 31st Mar; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 7th Apr; imm. Male near Errol (P&K) 11th Apr; female RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 11th Apr; one Loch Leven (P&K) 15th May Female Mugdrum Island, Newburgh (FIFE) 30th Mar; female Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 11th May One reported WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 16th Mar, female there on 11th & 18th May
Osprey One Bernera (OH) 30th Apr; one Rendall (ORK) 1st May; one over Fair Isle 4th May; one over Compass Head (SHET) 9th May; one Loch Druidibeg, South Uist (OH) 11th May One Clunes, Loch Lochy (HIGH) 15th Mar; one near Newtonmore (HIGH) 29th Mar; one over Loch Garten (HIGH) 29th Mar, returning female back there on 2nd Apr; one reported West Loch Tarbert (ARG) 2nd Apr; one back at nest site near Dornoch (HIGH) 2nd Apr; one back at nest site near Ford (ARG) 4th Apr; one back at nest site near Thurso (CAITH) 7th Apr One reported over Coupar Angus (P&K) 11th Mar; male back at SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 21st Mar; one Backwater Reservoir (ANG) 21st Mar; one back at nest site Balgavies Loch (ANG) 3rd Apr; one Findhorn Bay & one back at nest site near Forres (both M&N) both on 4th Apr; one over just to N of Dundee (ANG) 5th Apr; one back at nest site near Loch of Skene (NES) 10th Apr One reported over Yetholm Loch (BORD) 4th Mar; one over Eden Estuary (FIFE) 12th Mar; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 13th Mar; one over Camilla Loch (FIFE) 15th Mar; one Kinlochard (UF) 16th Mar; one over Stirling (UF) 20th Mar; one Denholm (BORD) 23rd Mar; male back at nest site near Aberfoyle (UF) 2nd Apr; one over East Linton (LOTH) 5th Apr; one North Esk Reservoir (LOTH/BORD) 6th Apr; one over Isle of May 15th June One near Kirk Dam, Bute (CLY ISL) 23rd Mar; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 24th Mar; one Loch Fad, Bute (CLY ISL) 25th Mar; male back at nest site Threave (D&G) 2nd Apr; one back at nest site Loch Doon (AYRS) 8th Apr
Dotterel Two RSPB Loch na Muilne, Lewis (OH) 27th Apr; five Balranald, North Uist (OH) 2nd May; three Baleshare, North Uist (OH) 4th May; nine Sanday (ORK) 9th May; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 10th May; four Fair Isle 18th May One Oronsay (ARG) 29th Apr; one at The Oa, Islay (ARG) 4th May; two Bruach na Frith, Skye (HIGH) 14th May; two Sarek’s Meadow, Cairngorms (HIGH) 14th May 29 at Pluckerston farm, Kirriemuir (ANG) 9th May; 10 St. Combs (NES) 14th May; three near Collieston (NES) 15th May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 2nd May; two Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 3rd May Four near New Galloway (D&G) 27th Apr; one near Green Lowther Hill (D&G/CLYDE) 8th May; one Blackcraig Hill (AYRS) 13th May; seven Tinto (CLYDE) 14th May
Whimbrel Two Smerclate, South Uist (OH) 16th Apr; two Fair Isle 16th Apr; two Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 17th Apr; one Dalsetter (SHET) 19th Apr; 84 Loch of Skaill (ORK) 28th Apr; 150 Widewall (ORK) 3rd May One reported past Machrihanish SO (ARG) 19th Mar; one Tiree (ARG) 16th Apr; one Isle of Eigg (HIGH) 16th Apr; one St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 16th Apr; four Dornoch (HIGH) 17th Apr; 40 Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 25th Apr One Easthaven (ANG) 18th Apr; two Ythan Estuary (NES) 18th Apr, 30+ on 25th Apr, 61 on 1st May; one Findhorn Bay (M&N) 20th Apr; four Loch Leven (P&K) 5th May Two Musselburgh & two Dunbar (both LOTH) both on 15th Apr; one Largo Bay (FIFE) 21st Apr; 30 Barns Ness (LOTH) 26th Apr; 16 Longcarse, Alloa (UF) 1st May One Stevenston Point (AYRS) 16th Apr; two Carse Bay (D&G) 16th Apr; two Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr, 16 on 4th May; one Wigtown Bay (D&G) 19th Apr; two Saltcoats & one Martnaham Loch (both AYRS) both on 20th Apr; 10 West Ferry (CLYDE) 23rd Apr, 34 on 1st May; six Mount Stuart, Bute (CLY ISL) 7th May
Common Sandpiper One Fair Isle 19th Apr; two Grimsay, North Uist (OH) 24th Apr; 3+ South Uist (OH) 24th Apr; first Mainland (ORK) 2nd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May; three Sumburgh area & one Skaw, Unst (both SHET) both on 6th May One Loch na Keal, Mull (ARG) 7th Apr; one Add Estuary & one near Kilmelford (both ARG) both on 12th Apr; one Avielochan (HIGH) 14th Apr; one Contin, one Strathdearn, one Ullapool, one Loch Insh & one on Skye (all HIGH) all on 16th Apr One River Findhorn west of Forres (M&N) 8th Apr; one Invermark Lodge (ANG) 10th Apr; one Dinnet Bridge (NES) 12th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 15th Apr; one Spey Bay (M&N) 17th Apr; one Loch Kennard (P&K) 17th Apr One Letham Pools (FIFE) 9th Apr; one Whitesands Quarry (LOTH) 11th Apr; one River Devon at Harveston (UF) 11th Apr; one Edrington Castle (BORD) 12th Apr; one River Tweed near Peebles (BORD) 13th Apr; two Musselburgh (LOTH) 15th Apr; 5+ Loch Gelly (FIFE) 15th Apr; two Isle of May 5th May Two Drymen Bridge (CLYDE) 10th Apr; one River Nith north of Dumfries (D&G) 12th Apr; one Galston Loch (AYRS) 13th Apr; 3+ River Clyde in Carbarns area (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one North Sannox, Arran (CLY ISL) 14th Apr; one Capringstone Flash (AYRS) 15th Apr; two Carse Bay (D&G) 16th Apr; two Ardmaleish, Bute (CLY ISL) 23rd Apr
Sandwich Tern One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Mar; two Papa Westray (ORK) 29th Mar; one Grutness (SHET) 13th Apr; two Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 6th June Two Machrihanish SBO, one Port Charlotte, Islay & one Tayinloan (all ARG) all on 9th Apr; one St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 9th Apr; two Rosemarkie & two Brora (both HIGH) both on 11th Apr One Nairn (M&N) 12th Mar; two Portknockie (M&N) 21st Mar; four Lossiemouth (M&N) 22nd Mar; two Ythan Estuary (NES) 23rd Mar; one Elliot Burn (ANG) 13th Apr One Seafield (LOTH) 24th Mar; two Eyemouth (BORD) 6th Apr; five Gosford Bay (LOTH) 8th Apr; one St. Andrews (FIFE) 11th Apr; one Isle of May 19th Apr; five Blackness (UF) 3rd May Two Irvine harbour (AYRS) 4th Apr; two Sandbraes, Arran (CLY ISL) 7th Apr; one Southerness Point (D&G) 13th Apr, 15 on 14th; two Rothesay Bay, Bute (CLY ISL) 17th Apr; two Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 22nd Apr
Common Tern One Berneray (OH) 15th Apr; two Stromness (ORK) 18th Apr; 5+ North Ford, North Uist (OH) 19th Apr; one Scatness (SHET) 28th Apr; two Fair Isle 10th May One Sorobaidh Bay, Tiree (ARG) 28th Apr; 100+ back at nesting rafts Avoch (HIGH) 2nd May; seven St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 7th May One River Spey, Rothes & one Lossiemouth (both M&N) both on 19th Apr; 2+ Blackdog (NES) 30th Apr; 28 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr, 50+ on 2nd May; four Montrose Basin (ANG) 3rd May Four off Torness Power Station (LOTH) 25th Apr; 60 back Leith Docks (LOTH) 1st May; two Isle of May 2nd May; seven Blackness (UF) 3rd May; c.30 Kinneil (UF) 6th May; two Folly Loch (BORD) 9th May; 17 Fife Ness (FIFE) 14th May Two Bowling (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one Hunterston (AYRS) 30th June
Arctic Tern One Borve, Barra (OH) 18th Apr; one Pool of Virkie (SHET) 26th Apr; two Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 26th Apr; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr; first Fair Isle 8th May One St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 16th Apr; one Gunna Sound (ARG) 23rd Apr; three Tongue (HIGH) 27th Apr; six on Tiree (ARG) 28th Apr Two Spey Bay (M&N) 24th Apr; two Blackdog (NES) 26th Apr; 2+ Scurdie Ness, Montrose (ANG) 15th May; five Loch Leven (P&K) 2nd June One Isle of May 1st May; one Kinneil (UF) 6th May; 1+ Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 7th June One Blackwaterfoot, Arran (CLY ISL) 23rd Apr; one Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 26th Apr, c.150 on 5th May; one Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 6th May
Little Tern One Loch Bee, South Uist (OH) 16th Apr; up to five Burray (ORK) 21st May Three on Tiree (ARG) 16th Apr; one Sandside Bay (CAITH) 23rd May Three Ythan Estuary (NES) 26th Apr; three Montrose Basin (ANG) 3rd May; two Lossie Estuary (M&N) 12th May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 7th June Two Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 20th May
Cuckoo Singles Lewis & South Uist (both OH) both on 17th Apr; one Rendall (ORK) 17th Apr; one singing Stenness (ORK) 30th Apr; one Fair Isle 5th May; one Mid Yell, Yell (SHET) 11th May One Kensaleyre, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Glen Fyne (ARG) 11th Apr; singles Inveraray, Ford & Kilfinan (all ARG) all on 16th Apr; mini influx noted Highland 17th Apr, with 10 birds reported, mainly from the west coast; one near Scrabster (CAITH) 26th Apr One Glen Esk (ANG) 10th Apr; one Edzell (NES) 16th Apr; one near Cornhill (NES) 18th Apr; one Cragganmore (M&N) 22nd Apr; one Sma’ Glen (P&K) 24th Apr One Balquhidder Glen (UF) 18th Apr; one Leithen Water (BORD) 19th Apr; one Isle of May 25th Apr, three on 5th May; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 30th Apr; one Kilminning (FIFE) 5th May Singles Helensburgh, Snypes Dam & Meikle Bin (all CLYDE) all on 16th Apr; one Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; one Loch Fad, Bute (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; one Loch Riecawr (AYRS) 18th Apr; one Gatehouse of Fleet (D&G) 18th Apr; one singing near Loch Ken (D&G) 18th Apr
Swift One Fair Isle 6th May; one Noss (SHET) 6th May; one near Druidibeg Plantation, South Uist (OH) 14th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th June One reported Wick (CAITH) 11th Apr; one Kingussie (HIGH) 6th May; two Kilmichael Glassary (ARG) 7th May; one Inverness Castle (HIGH) 9th May; eight Campbeltown (ARG) 10th May; first back Willowbank, Wick (CAITH) 11th May One Carsebreck Loch (P&K) 25th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 29th Apr, 80 on 10th May; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 2nd May; one Findhorn Bay (M&N) 4th May; 60 Loch Leven (P&K) 4th May; one Union Street, Aberdeen (NES) 5th May; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 7th May One reported Luffness (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 25th Apr; two The Hirsel & one Tweedbank (both BORD) both on 27th Apr; seven Loch Gelly & one Fife Ness (both FIFE) both on 4th May; one Blairdrummond GPs (UF) 4th May; one Isle of May 5th May Three Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 19th Apr; 1+ RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 24th Apr; two over River Nith, Kirkton (D&G) 25th Apr; one Dumfries (D&G) 3rd May; 2+ Cumnock (AYRS) 5th May; first back Castle Douglas (D&G) 5th May; three on Isle of Bute (CLY ISL) 10th May, 30+ there at Loch Fad on 11th
Sand Martin Three Skara Brae (ORK) 10th Apr; two Bornish, South Uist (OH) 12th Apr; three North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 18th Apr; first Fair Isle 22nd Apr Two Loch Leathan (ARG) 22nd Mar; one Kinellan, Strathpeffer (HGH) 22nd Mar; one Arisaig (HIGH) 26th Mar; three Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; two Loch Calder (CAITH) 9th Apr; one Loch Insh (HIGH) 9th Apr, 210 on 11th, 410 on 28th; four Glen Aros, Mull (ARG) 10th Apr One Loch Spynie (M&N) 14th Mar; three Loch Leven (P&K) 18th Mar; one Aboyne (NES) 20th Mar; one Loch of Skene (NES) 25th Mar; one Clatto Reservoir (ANG) 29th Mar; 2+ RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 7th Apr One Whiteadder Water near Paxton (BORD) 15th Mar; one Dunblane (UF) 21st Mar; one Skateraw (LOTH) 24th Mar; one Gart GP (UF) 29th Mar; four Loch Gelly (FIFE) 6th Apr, c.25 on 8th; first Isle of May 21st Apr One White Loch, Castle Kennedy (D&G) 13th Mar, seven on 14th; four Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 14th Mar, 100+ on 7th Apr; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 16th Mar; two Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 23rd Mar, 10 on 24th; one Sannox, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th Apr; eight Isle of Bute (CLY ISL) 7th Apr
Swallow Singles Papa Westray & North Ronaldsay (both ORK) both on 8th Apr; one Fair Isle 9th Apr; one Sumburgh Head & two Noss (both SHET) both on 10th Apr; one Balranald, North Uist (OH) 17th Apr; 10 Finstown (ORK) 19th Apr; two Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 22nd Apr One at The Oa, Islay (ARG) 17th Mar, two there on 6th Apr, five on 8th; two Ardrishaig & two Ormsary (both ARG) both on 6th Apr; one Tayinloan (ARG) 7th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 8th Apr; 3+ Isle of Skye & two Isle of Eigg (both HIGH) both on 9th Apr; four over Bogbain (HIGH) 9th Apr; two Bunessan, Mull (ARG) 10th Apr; 10+ Craig Dunain (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Glengolly (CAITH) 13th Apr 2+ Loch Leven (P&K) 9th Apr; one Cullen & three Loch Spynie (both M&N) both on 9th Apr; two Hatton Mill (ANG) 9th Apr; at least 8 by River Findhorn west of Forres (M&N) 10th Apr; one Gowanhill (NES) 10th Apr; one Elliot Burn (ANG) 10th Apr; three Inverbervie (NES) 11th Apr; three Monikie CP (ANG) 12th Apr One reported Barns Ness (LOTH) 5th Apr; one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 7th Apr; one Dunbar (LOTH) 7th Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 7th Apr; one Duns (BORD) 8th Apr; three Isle of May 9th Apr; one Colquhar (BORD) 9th Apr; one near Kippen (UF) 9th Apr; one near Aberdour (FIFE) 10th Apr; one Kinneil (UF) 10th Apr One reported Garlieston (D&G) 2nd Apr; one Mainholm (AYRS) 5th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 6th Apr; two Dipple (AYRS) 6th Apr; singles Bishopton, RSPB Baron’s Haugh, Strathclyde Loch and Easter Yonderton + four at Lanark Loch (all CLYDE) all on 7th Apr; one Mull of Galloway (D&G) 7th Apr; two Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 7th Apr; one Carlingwark Loch (D&G) 7th Apr; one Rothesay, Bute (CLY ISL) 8th Apr; one Kirkton, near Dumfries (D&G) 8th Apr; one Dalry (AYRS) 8th Apr
House Martin Two reported Garrabost, Lewis (OH) 27th Mar; one North Ronaldsay & one Skara Brae (both ORK) both on 10th Apr; one Orosay, South Uist (OH) 21st Apr; one Fair Isle 21st Apr; two Unst, one Sumburgh & one Out Skerries (all SHET) all on 6th May One Scarinish, Tiree (ARG) 7th Apr; two The Oa, Islay (ARG) 8th Apr; one Portree, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Alness (HIGH) 10th Apr; three Scrabster (CAITH) 10th Apr; one Loch Insh (HIGH) 11th Apr; four back Wick (CAITH) 25th Apr One Hatton Mill (ANG) 9th Apr; two by River Findhorn west of Forres (M&N) 10th Apr; up to 10 Strathallan (P&K) 12th Apr; one Castlesea Bay (ANG) 13th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 15th Apr One Musselburgh (LOTH) 8th Apr, two on 11th; one Letham Pools (FIFE) 11th Apr; one Alva (UF) 11th Apr; eight Paxton House (BORD) 14th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 14th Apr; first Isle of May 18th Apr One Carlingwark Loch (D&G) 7th Apr; one Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 9th Apr; one Kirk Dam, Bute (CLY ISL) 10th Apr; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 12th Apr, 2 on 13th; one Garscube Estate (CLYDE) 13th Apr; two Shewalton (AYRS) 13th Apr; one near Thornhill (D&G) 19th Apr
Tree Pipit One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr; one Fair Isle 25th Apr, 23 on 6th May; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 4th May; one Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 12th May One reported Ormsary (ARG) 8th Apr; one Dog Falls, Glen Affric (HIGH) 18th Apr; three singing birds Mid-Argyll (ARG) 18th Apr; 1+ Abernethy Forest (HIGH) 19th Apr One Muldearie (M&N) 11th Apr; 2+ singing birds Glen Esk (ANG) 12th Apr; two near Glensherup Reservoir (P&K) 20th Apr; c.4 Brathens, Banchory (NES) 21st Apr; three Collieston (NES) 5th May One Keir Estate (UF) 16th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 17th Apr; c.6 Tentsmuir (FIFE) 19th Apr; three Lochearnhead (UF) 19th Apr; one Isle of May 23rd Apr, 50 on 5th May; one Gordon Community Woodland (BORD) 25th Apr One over near Dalry (D&G) 7th Apr; three singing birds RSPB Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 10th Apr; one Loch Doon (AYRS) 15th Apr; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 16th Apr; 2+ Gleann Dubh, Arran (CLY ISL) 21st Apr
Yellow Wagtail Four on Fair Isle (including two Blue-headed) on 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd May; one Out Skerries (SHET) 6th May; Blue-headed Wagtail on North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; Grey-headed Wagtail on Fair Isle 9th May; Grey-headed Wagtail at Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 7th June Blue-headed Wagtail at Kirkton, Collieston (NES) 5th May; one Kirkgate, Loch Leven (P&K) 5th May; Grey-headed Wagtail at King’s Links, Aberdeen (NES) 7th May; one Garmouth (M&N) 8th May One Barns Ness (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Isle of May 24th Apr; one Kilrenny Mill (FIFE) 30th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 3rd May; 8+ at River Tweed, Birgham (BORD) 9th May Male Blue-headed Wagtail Maidens (AYRS) 11th Apr; one Ardeer Quarry (AYRS) 29th Apr; one Gartloch Pool (CLYDE) 7th May
White Wagtail One Fair Isle 9th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th Apr; 4+ Balranald, North Uist & three Ardvule Point, South Uist (both OH) both on 17th Apr; one Grutness (SHET) 17th Apr; 28 Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 23rd Apr One Broadford Bay, Skye (HIGH) 28th Mar; two Machrihanish SO (ARG) 2nd Apr, three on 6th; nine Dornoch (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Dunnet Bay (CAITH) 18th Apr; 59 Tayinloan (ARG) 28th Apr One Findhorn Bay (M&N) 16th Apr; three Easthaven (ANG) 18th Apr; one near Aboyne (NES) 21st Apr At least one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 12th Mar; one Skateraw (LOTH) 4th Apr; three Letham Pools (FIFE) 11th Apr; seven Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 12th Apr; 20+ Dunbar (LOTH) 16th Apr; one Isle of May 17th Apr; three Airth (UF) 30th Apr One Mull of Galloway (D&G) 7th Apr; 31 birds at Maidens (AYRS) 11th Apr; three Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 12th Apr; two Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 15th Apr; 19 Wigtown Bay (D&G) 19th Apr; 28 Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 24th Apr
Redstart Three Fair Isle 3rd May, 13 on 6th; seven Bressay, one Whalsay & three Sumburgh (all SHET) all on 4th May; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May One RSPB Loch Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 17th Apr; male Blackfold (HIGH) 19th Apr; male Taynish NNR (ARG) 19th Apr; 4+ males Abernethy Forest (HIGH) 19th Apr; one Wick (CAITH) 5th May Five at Drummond Castle Woods (P&K) 16th Apr; male Carnferg, Aboyne (NES) 17th Apr; one Invermark Lodge, Glen Esk (ANG) 20th Apr; male Dinnet NNR (NES) 21st Apr; male Knockando (M&N) 2nd May Male Torness Power Station (LOTH) 11th Apr; male St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 12th Apr; one Lochearnhead (UF) 19th Apr; one Kilmahog (UF) 22nd Apr; two females Isle of May 24th Apr, 10 on 5th May; male Kilminning (FIFE) 4th May One RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 16th Apr, seven on 21st; one near Gatehouse of Fleet (D&G) 18th Apr; female Carrot farm, Eaglesham (CLYDE) 19th Apr; four males Inchcailloch, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 19th Apr; male by Prestwick Airport (AYRS) 20th Apr; four males Ness Glen (AYRS) 21st Apr
Whinchat Two Fair Isle 3rd May; one Spiggie (SHET) 3rd May; two Whalsay, one Sumburgh & one on Bressay (all SHET) all on 4th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May Male Moine Mhor NNR (ARG) 18th Apr; one Kilmichael Glen (ARG) 18th Apr; male Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 19th Apr Two males Struan (P&K) 19th Apr; male Clashindarroch Forest (NES) 2nd May; two Kirkton, Collieston (NES) 5th May; two Glen Prosen & one Glen Lethnot (both ANG) both on 8th May One Pentland Hills (LOTH) 19th Apr; male Isle of May 24th Apr, five on 5th May; male Flanders Moss (UF) 26th Apr; one Cellardyke (FIFE) 5th May; one East Loch (BORD) 11th May One Braid Fell (D&G) 18th Apr; two males Craigallian Loch (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 21st Apr; one Dundonald Camp (AYRS) 22nd Apr; male Thunderguy, Arran (CLY ISL) 24th Apr
Wheatear One South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 26th Mar; two males Bay of Skaill (ORK) 29th Mar; one Fair Isle 7th Apr; nine North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th Apr; one Norwick, Unst & one Virkie (both SHET) both on 10th Apr Two Claddach, Islay (ARG) 15th Mar; two males Jura (ARG) 18th Mar; one Coll (ARG) 18th Mar; one Isle of Rum (HIGH) 19th Mar; male West Hynish, Tiree (ARG) 21st Mar; single males Neist Point & Upper Milovaig, both Skye (HIGH) both on 21st Mar; one near Thurso (CAITH) 23rd Mar; one Castletown (CAITH) 6th Apr Male Lossie Estuary (M&N) 23rd Mar; three Glen Lethnot (ANG) 2nd Apr; male Glen Buchat (NES) 2nd Apr; one Loch Leven (P&K) 9th Apr Male Ladyside, Moorfoot Hills (BORD) 19th Mar; male Musselburgh Lagoons & two Pentland Hills (both LOTH) both on 24th Mar; one Isle of May 24th Mar; one near Tyndrum (UF) 24th Mar; male St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 30th Mar; one Braefoot Point (FIFE) 10th Apr; 70+ Thorntonloch-Barns Ness (LOTH) 11th Apr Male Stevenston Point (AYRS) 17th Mar; male Drumadoon Point, Arran (CLY ISL) 17th Mar; one near Sanquhar (D&G) 18th Mar; one near Hawks Neb, Bute (CLY ISL) 18th Mar; two Glasserton & two RSPB Mersehead (both D&G) both on 19th Mar; male Maidens (AYRS) 20th Mar; male Greenock Cut (CLYDE) 22nd Mar
Ring Ouzel Male Fair Isle 13th Apr; female Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 17th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Apr; male Vatersay (OH) 18th Apr; one Noss (SHET) 20th Apr One Cairngorm (HIGH) 2nd Apr, male on 8th; male Glen Feshie (HIGH) 3rd Apr; one The Storr, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; male near Campbeltown (ARG) 13th Apr Male Glensherup Reservoir (P&K) 6th Apr; five near Loch Lee (ANG) 7th Apr; three Glenshee ski centre (NES) 8th Apr; one Sma’ Glen (P&K) 24th Apr One Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 8th Apr; male Isle of May 9th Apr; one Norman’s Law (FIFE) 18th Apr; female Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 22nd Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 23rd Apr Two Mennock Pass (D&G) 20th Mar; two Culter Glen (CLYDE) 10th Apr, eight on 12th; male Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 12th Apr; male Goatfell, Arran (CLY ISL) 7th May
Grasshopper Warbler One Fair Isle 25th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th May; two Breivig, Barra (OH) 13th May One Portnahaven, Islay (ARG) 16th Apr; two singing Moine Mhor NNR (ARG) 19th Apr; one singing Fairy Bridge, Skye (HIGH) 19th Apr; one singing Halkirk (CAITH) 8th May One singing Red Moss of Netherley (NES) 24th Apr; one RSPB Loch Leven (P&K) 1st May; one Spynie canal (M&N) 2nd May; one singing Lochindores (ANG) 7th May Two Gullane (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 22nd Apr; one Cambus Pools (UF) 23rd Apr; one Isle of May 24th Apr; one singing The Hirsel (BORD) 6th May One Bogside (AYRS) 18th Apr; one Craigend, Glasgow (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one singing Lakin, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Apr; one near Corsock (D&G) 20th Apr; one Gortans, Bute (CLY ISL) 21st Apr; small influx noted Ayrshire & Clyde on 22nd Apr
Sedge Warbler One Harray (ORK) 2nd May; one Bornish, South Uist (OH) 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th May; one Sandwick, Whalsay (SHET) 5th May; one Fair Isle 5th May One Kintyre Peninsula (ARG) 21st Apr; one Bellanoch (ARG) 22nd Apr; one Oronsay (ARG) 23rd Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 24th Apr; one Portnalong, Skye (HIGH) 29th Apr; one singing Scullamus, Breakish, Skye (HIGH) 30th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 8th May One Kirkgate, Loch Leven (P&K) 20th Apr; two RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 22nd Apr; one Portknockie (M&N) 22nd Apr; one Red Moss of Netherley (NES) 1st May; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 2nd May 2+ Skateraw (LOTH) 22nd Apr; one Cambus Pools (UF) 23rd Apr; 1+ the Hirsel (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Isle of May 24th Apr; 3+ Loch Gelly (FIFE) 1st May One Sanquhar sewage works (D&G) 17th Apr; one RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 18th Apr; two Bogside (AYRS) 18th Apr; first WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 20th Apr; one Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 22nd Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr, five on 4th May; one Bressay (SHET) 4th May; one Fair Isle 4th May; one Eoropie, Lewis (OH) 7th June One Collieston (NES) 4th May; 2+ Riverside Nature Park, Dundee (ANG) 4th May; one singing Nether Dallachy (M&N) 14th June One Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Gullane Hill (LOTH) 26th Apr; five Isle of May 3rd May; one Kilminning (FIFE) 4th May; one Kinneil Lagoon (UF) 6th May One Ardeer Fen (AYRS) 23rd Apr; one Auchie Glen, Mull of Galloway (D&G) 24th Apr; one Croy Bay (AYRS) 26th Apr; one singing Auchenhew, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th May
Whitethroat One Scows, Orphir (ORK) 28th Apr; one Fair Isle 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd May; one Toab & one on Whalsay (both SHET) both on 4th May; male Ardivachar, South Uist (OH) 8th May One Portnalong, Skye (HIGH) 1st May; one Easter Bennetsfield near Avoch (HIGH) 2nd May; two Luing (ARG) 2nd May; one Wick (CAITH) 5th May One Lossiemouth (M&N) 21st Apr; two Elliot, Arbroath (ANG) 1st May; one Girdle Ness & first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (both NES) both on 2nd May; one Kinnesswood, Loch Leven (P&K) 5th May; one Collieston (NES) 5th May Two Kinneil (UF) 20th Apr; three Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 22nd Apr; three Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Isle of May 24th Apr, 10 on 5th May; one Cullaloe NR (FIFE) 2nd May; one Kilminning (FIFE) 5th May Male RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 18th Apr; one Todhill Community Woodland (AYRS) 22nd Apr; one Cathkin Braes (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; one Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 22nd Apr; one Finnarts Bay (AYRS) 23rd Apr; one Kirkton & one near RSPB Wood of Cree (both D&G) both on 23rd Apr
Garden Warbler One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May, 11 on 3rd June; one Fair Isle 5th May; one Sumburgh (SHET) 6th May One Kilmartin (ARG) 21st Apr; one singing Insh (HIGH) 9th May; one Thurso (CAITH) 23rd May One reported Carnoustie (ANG) 29th Apr; one Auchmithie (ANG) 3rd May; one singing Levenmouth, Loch Leven (P&K) 4th May; one Garmouth (M&N) 5th May; one Girdle Ness (NES) 5th May, three on 6th; one Balgavies Loch (ANG) 8th May One near Culross (FIFE) 21st Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Isle of May 24th Apr; four Barns Ness (LOTH) 4th May; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 4th May; two Fife Ness (FIFE) 5th May, eight on 6th One North Haugh, Hamilton (CLYDE) 26th Apr; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 26th Apr; one Ardeer (AYRS) 1st May; three singing birds RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 4th May
Blackcap Two males South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 8th Apr; two Norwick, Unst & one Sumburgh (both SHET) both on 10th Apr; two males Fair Isle 18th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Apr One near Thurso (CAITH) 2nd Apr; male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 9th Apr; male Cairnbaan (ARG) 10th Apr; male Kinnabus, Islay (ARG) 16th Apr; singing male Isleornsay, Skye (HIGH) 17th Apr Singing male Rescobie Loch (ANG) 12th Apr; two Keptie Pond (ANG) 12th Apr; one Kinross (P&K) 16th Apr; one Tugnet (M&N) 17th Apr; singing male Loch of Skene (NES) 22nd Apr Two Cambus (UF) 11th Apr; singing male Paxton House (BORD) 11th Apr; six singing males Water of Leith near Balerno (LOTH) 12th Apr; two singing males Tweedbank (BORD) 13th Apr; female Aberdour (FIFE) 17th Apr; singing male Morton Lochs NNR (FIFE) 18th Apr; singing male Loch Gelly (FIFE) 19th Apr; male Isle of May 20th Apr One Mull of Galloway (D&G) 7th Apr; single singing males at Pollok CP & Linn Park (both CLYDE) both on 9th Apr; singing male Ardencraig House, Bute (CLY ISL) 10th Apr; singing male Rozelle Park, Ayr (AYRS) 11th Apr
Wood Warbler One North Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 8th May; one Sandwick (SHET) 9th May One Aros Park, Mull (ARG) 18th Apr; one Bellanoch (ARG) 19th Apr; one singing Clunes (HIGH) 22nd Apr; one by Loch Ness (HIGH) 26th Apr; one Contin (HIGH) 5th May; one singing Achvarasdal Wood (CAITH) 23rd May One Kirkton, Collieston (NES) 5th May; singles Killiecrankie & The Hermitage near Dunkeld (both P&K) both on 21st May One Kilmahog (UF) 22nd Apr; one Isle of May 6th May; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 6th May; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 12th May; one singing Plora (BORD) 10th June One Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 20th Apr; two RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 21st Apr; three Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; one singing Smugglers’ Trail, Dundonald (AYRS) 6th May
Chiffchaff One Grimsay (OH) 18th Mar; two Fair Isle 19th Mar; one Bornish, South Uist (OH) 23rd Mar; one Scalloway (SHET) 27th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Mar, three on 30th One Dunoon (ARG) 17th Mar; one at The Oa, Islay (ARG) 18th Mar; one singing Kinellan, Strathpeffer (HIGH) 22nd Mar; one near Tain (HIGH) 23rd Mar; one Thurso (CAITH) 29th Mar One Nigg Bay, Girdle Ness (NES) 7th Mar; one Invergowrie (P&K) 9th Mar; one Cardean Estate (ANG) 19th Mar; one Waterford, Forres & one Kintessack (both M&N) both on 21st Mar; one singing Blackdog (NES) 21st Mar; two singing Seton Park & one Dunecht (both NES) both on 25th Mar; influx noted Angus and NES on 30th Mar; one singing Loch Leven (P&K) 2nd Apr One Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 3rd Mar; one Blindwells Pool (LOTH) 15th Mar; two Bemersyde Moss (BORD) 18th Mar; one singing Dunfermline (FIFE) 20th Mar; one singing Stirling University (UF) 20th Mar; two Cullaloe NR (FIFE) 20th Mar; one Dunblane (UF) 21st Mar; two singing Cottyburn railway walk (LOTH) 21st Mar; one Isle of May 26th Mar One singing near Dalry (D&G) 18th Mar; one Rothesay, Bute (CLY ISL) 18th Mar; singles singing Baron’s Haugh RSPB, Strathclyde CP & Renfrew (all CLYDE) all on 19th Mar; one singing Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 19th Mar; one singing Galston (AYRS) 19th Mar, five singing birds reported Ayrshire 21st Mar
Willow Warbler One Grenitote, North Uist (OH) 3rd Apr; one Fair Isle 14th Apr; six Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 16th Apr; one Muddisdale (ORK) 16th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th Apr; two Unst, one Sumburgh & one Hoswick (all SHET) all on 18th Apr One reported Sleat, Skye (HIGH) 2nd Apr; one near Campbeltown (ARG) 8th Apr; one The Oa, Islay (ARG) 9th Apr; one Inverpolly (HIGH) 9th Apr; one RSPB Loch Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 9th Apr; one Loch Beg, Mull (ARG) 9th Apr; one St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 9th Apr; one Portnalong, Skye (HIGH) 10th Apr; one singing Muirtown Basin (HIGH) 11th Apr; one Avielochan (HIGH) 14th Apr; one Whaligeo & one near Thurso (both CAITH) both on 16th Apr; influx noted Caithness 18th Apr; one Weydale (CAITH) 20th Apr One singing Forfar Loch (ANG) 13th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 15th Apr; one singing Park Bridge (NES) 15th Apr; one Kinross (P&K) 16th Apr; one Lossie Forest & three Cloddach Quarry (both M&N) both on 17th Apr One Cambus Pool (UF) 7th Apr; one singing Abbeymill Bridge, Haddington (LOTH) 9th Apr; one Innerleithen (BORD) 9th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 9th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 9th Apr; one Cockburnspath (BORD) 10th Apr; one Birnie & Gaddon Lochs LNR (FIFE) 11th Apr; three singing Blairdrummond GP (UF) 12th Apr; one Isle of May 14th Apr; four singing males Craigluscar NR (FIFE) 18th Apr One reported RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 4th Apr; one Glenrickard, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th Apr; one Carlingwark Loch (D&G) 7th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 8th Apr; two Collennan & two Turnberry GC (both AYRS) both on 8th Apr; single singing birds at Strathclyde CP & Linn Park (both CLYDE) both on 8th Apr; one Boganay Wood, Bute (CLY ISL) 11th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher One Fair Isle 7th May; one Holm (ORK) 12th May; 6+ on South Uist (OH) 14th May; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 15th May; one Out Skerries (SHET) 23rd May; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 31st May, 25 on 6th June One Cairnbaan (ARG) 4th May; one Treaslane Woods, Skye (HIGH) 6th May; one Loch Morlich (HIGH) 11th May; six on Tiree (ARG) 14th May; four Fairy Glen, Rosemarkie (HIGH) 15th May; one Thurso (CAITH) 17th May One Dunkeld (P&K) 4th May; one Kirkton, Collieston (NES) 5th May; one near Dufftown (M&N) 12th May; one Monifieth (ANG) 13th May; 2+ Loch Leven (P&K) 15th May; two Loch Spynie (M&N) 16th May One Fife Ness (FIFE) 5th May; two Isle of May 5th May; one Keith Marischal, Humbie (LOTH) 9th May; one Hermitage of Braid, Edinburgh & one Barns Ness (both LOTH) both on 10th May; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 11th May; 1+ Castleton near Dollar (UF) 13th May; two Tyndrum (UF) 15th May One Rozelle Park, Ayr (AYRS) 2nd May; one near Palnackie (D&G) 4th May; singles Mugdock Wood & Carrick GC, Loch Lomond (both CLYDE) both on 4th May
Pied Flycatcher One Baltasound, Unst & one Sand (both SHET) both on 4th May; male North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th May; one Fair Isle 5th May Male Loch Insh church (HIGH) 14th May; male reported near Kilninver (ARG) 20th May Male Kirkton, Collieston (NES) 5th May, 4+ on 6th; male Girdle Ness (NES) 5th May; two Seaton Park, Aberdeen (NES) 5th May; two males West Seaton farm (ANG) 6th May; one Tugnet (M&N) 7th May; male near Dunkeld (P&K) 24th June Male Kilminning (FIFE) 4th May, three there on 5th, five on 6th; one Loch Katrine (UF) 4th May; female Lamberton (BORD) 5th May; male Barns Ness (LOTH) 5th May; three Isle of May 5th May; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 6th May At least one male RSPB Ken-Dee Marshes (D&G) 16th Apr; one Castramont Wood (D&G) 16th Apr; two males Orchard Wood, Hensol (D&G) 18th Apr; one near Gatehouse of Fleet (D&G) 18th Apr; male Lenzie GC (CLYDE) 19th Apr; two males Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 20th Apr; five RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 21st Apr

2014 (updated 4 July)

Shetland, Fair Isle, Orkney and Outer Hebrides Highland, Caithness and Argyll North-East Scotland, Moray & Nairn, Angus and Perth & Kinross Fife, Isle of May, Upper Forth, Lothian and Borders Clyde, Clyde Islands, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway
Manx Shearwater One past Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 20th Mar; five Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 12th Apr; two past North Ronaldsay (ORK) 15th May; 11 past Wats Ness (SHET) 16th May One past Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 14th Mar, four on 22nd; one past Hynish, Tiree (ARG) 24th Mar; one past Kildonan Point, Eigg (HIGH) 24th Mar; c.50 outer Loch Snizort, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; 5,000+ birds feeding off Tiree and Coll (ARG) on 10th Apr Five past Girdle Ness (NES) 19th May; four past Boddin Point (ANG) 23rd May; one Lossiemouth (M&N) 9th June One off Kinshaldy beach (FIFE) 20th Apr; one Isle of May 17th May; 13 past St. Abbs Head (BORD) 18th May; one past Torness Power Station (LOTH) 14th June Three off Brodick, Arran (CLY ISL) 7th Mar; one past Turnberry Point (AYRS) 21st Mar; 20+ Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 6th Apr, 200 on 11th; two Corsewall Point (D&G) 7th Apr
Garganey Drake Bornish, South Uist (OH) 22nd Apr; pair North Ronaldsay (ORK) 24th Apr, seven on 6th May; drake Loch of Spiggie (SHET) 24th Apr; pair Fair Isle 25th Apr Drake Loch of Wester (CAITH) 20th Apr; drake St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 5th May, two drakes on 7th; pair Isle of Luing (ARG) 10th May; drake Balnakeil, Sutherland (HIGH) 14th May Three (two drakes & a female) at RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 23rd Mar; pair RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 30th Apr; drake Logie Buchan Pool (NES) 11th May; drake Port Allen (P&K) 11th May; drake Loch Spynie (M&N) 13th May Pair Musselburgh (LOTH) 12th Apr; pair Costerton Mains Pond (LOTH) 13th Apr; four Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 16th Apr; drake Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 20th Apr; drake Letham Pools (FIFE) 21st Apr; five Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 26th Apr; three (two drakes & a female) Foulden Pool (BORD) 1st May Pair Greenan Loch, Bute (CLY ISL) 23rd Apr; pair RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 1st May; drake Blairbowie (AYRS) 11th May; two females WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 18th May
Marsh Harrier One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr; one Kirkwall Airport (ORK) 20th Apr; male Hillwell (SHET) 28th Apr; female Rubha Arnal, North Uist (OH) 19th May Female Hough, Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr Female Montrose Basin & male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (both ANG) both on 25th Mar; male back Tay Reedbeds (P&K) last week of March (a total of nine Marsh Harrier nests have been found on the Tay Reedbeds this year); one Haddo Country Park (NES) 18th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 3rd May Female near Bilsdean (LOTH) 31st Mar; two (male & female) Mugdrum Island (FIFE) 6th Apr; female over Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 25th Apr
Osprey One Gulberwick (SHET) 27th Apr; one over Rousay (ORK) 28th Apr; one Fair Isle 18th May One reported near Dalwhinnie (HIGH) 18th Mar; one over Minard (ARG) 20th Mar; female back at RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) on 24th Mar; one Ganavan Bay, Oban (ARG) 25th Mar; one Dunbeath (CAITH) 26th Mar; one Add Estuary (ARG) 1st Apr; one back at nest site near Thurso (CAITH) 4th Apr Male back at SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 21st Mar; one Carsebreck Loch & one Loch Leven (both P&K) both on 22nd Mar; one over Haddo Country Park (NES) 22nd Mar; one Loch of Lintrathen (ANG) 25th Mar; one Tugnet (M&N) 1st Apr; female back at nest site near Forres (M&N) 2nd Apr; small influx noted North-East Scotland on 5th Apr One over Bo’ness (UF) 21st Mar; one over Longniddry (LOTH) 23rd Mar; one Lake of Menteith (UF) 23rd Mar; male back at nest site near Aberfoyle (UF) 23rd Mar; one reported over Innerleithen (BORD) 27th Mar; one north over Old Craighall (LOTH) 28th Mar; one Thornylee (BORD) 30th Mar; satellite-tagged North of Scotland bird north over the Forth at North Queensferry (FIFE) 2nd Apr; one Eden Estuary (FIFE) 6th Apr One Balnakeilly Bay, Bute (CLY ISL) 12th Mar, also seen on 13th; one reported near Crossmichael (D&G) 16th Mar, reported to be catching frogs; one Cove, Long Loch (CLYDE) 23rd Mar; one River Cree, near Creetown (D&G) 26th Mar; one over Barrhead (CLYDE) 29th Mar; pairs back at nest sites near Dumfries & at Threave Castle NTS (both D&G) both on 30th Mar; one Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 30th Mar; one Loch Doon (AYRS) 7th Apr
Dotterel Three North Ronaldsay (ORK) 15th Apr; four Dounby (ORK) 30th Apr; three Fair Isle 6th May; one Paiblesgarry, North Uist (OH) 11th May; one Ronas Hill (SHET) 13th May One Cairngorms (HIGH) 15th Apr; one between Munlochy-Avoch (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Oronsay (ARG) 5th May Six Glas Maol (ANG) 2nd May; two Glenshee (NES) 2nd May; two Rattray Head (NES) 23rd May Two Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 30th Apr Three Cairnsmore of Carsphairn (D&G) 27th Apr; two Lowther Hill (D&G/CLYDE) 29th Apr, four on 8th May
Whimbrel Two Fair Isle 14th Apr; four Loch Hallan, South Uist (OH) 17th Apr; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 19th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr; one Trondra (SHET) 21st Apr; one Hermaness, Unst (SHET) 22nd Apr; 118 Loch Sandary, North Uist (OH) 1st May One Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 16th Mar; 12 past Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 4th Apr; one Broadford Bay, Skye (HIGH) 20th Apr, five on 21st; two St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 25th Apr; 175 Dunnet (CAITH) 29th Apr Two Findhorn (M&N) 8th Apr; two Portknockie (M&N) 10th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 13th Apr; two Easthaven (ANG) 20th Apr; one Ythan Estuary (NES) 21st Apr Three Barns Ness (LOTH) 17th Apr,eight on 21st; one Tullibody Inch (UF) 17th Apr; one Isle of May 21st Apr; one Burnmouth (BORD) 27th Apr Two Browhouses (D&G) 16th Mar; 14 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 6th Apr; five Powillimount (D&G) 16th Apr, 34 on 24th; eight Longhaugh Point (CLYDE) 19th Apr; two Dipple (AYRS) 20th Apr; nine West Ferry (CLYDE) 20th Apr; one Cleats Shore, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Apr; 16 Bogside (AYRS) 23rd Apr; 60 Munnoch Reservoir & 38 Martnaham Loch (both AYRS) both on 27th Apr
Common Sandpiper Two South Uist (OH) 22nd Apr; first Fair Isle 22nd Apr; one Burray (ORK) 25th Apr; two Virkie (SHET) 27th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Apr Two Bellochantuy, Kintyre (ARG) 5th Apr; one Grantown-on-Spey (HIGH) 12th Apr; one River Spey, Advie (HIGH) 13th Apr; one Portnahaven, Islay (ARG) 13th Apr; one Heaste, Skye (HIGH) 14th Apr; one Loch Nell (ARG) 15th Apr; three Bruichladdich, Islay (ARG) 17th Apr; one Strath Helshetter (CAITH) 2nd May One River Findhorn to the west of Forres (M&N) 12th Apr; one Potarch (NES) 12th Apr; one near Brechin (ANG) 13th Apr; one Banchory (NES) 16th Apr; one Loch Kinord (NES) 20th Apr; one RSPB Loch Leven (P&K) 23rd Apr Two Blairdrummond GPs (UF) 13th Apr; one River Devon, Dollar (UF) 13th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 15th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 16th Apr; one Letham Pools (FIFE) 17th Apr; first Isle of May 22nd May One River Clyde, Merryton (CLYDE) 11th Apr; one Endrick Water, Drymen Bridge (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one Martnaham Loch, one Doonfoot & one Pow Burn (all AYRS) all on 15th Apr; one RSPB Lochwinnoch & two Waulkmill Glen Reservoir (both CLYDE) both on 15th Apr; one South Feorline, Arran (CLY ISL) 15th Apr; two Rhubodach, Bute (CLY ISL) 16th Apr
Sandwich Tern Three Sanday (ORK) 30th Mar; three Papa Westray (ORK) 31st Mar; one West Sandwick, Yell (SHET) 5th Apr; four Ardivachar Point, South Uist (OH) 20th Apr; one Fair Isle 26th June One Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 25th Mar; two Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 3rd Apr; two Bruichladdich & five Port Ellen, both Islay (ARG) both on 4th Apr; three Castlehill (CAITH) 6th Apr; two Scrabster ( CAITH) 7th Apr; 22 Rosemarkie (HIGH) 13th Apr One Ythan Estuary (NES) 20th Mar; one Burghead (M&N) 24th Mar, 12 on 4th Apr; three Nairn (M&N) 25th Mar, 16 on 3rd Apr; one Carnoustie Bay (ANG) 16th Apr; six past Port Allen (P&K) 21st June One Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 2nd Mar; one Gosford Bay (LOTH) 18th Mar, 164+ Gosford Sands on 26th Apr; one Burnmouth (BORD) 13th Apr; first Isle of May 24th Apr One Newton Shore (AYRS) 26th Mar; two Stevenston Point (AYRS) 1st Apr; one Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 4th Apr; 10+ The Wig, Loch Ryan (D&G) 4th Apr; seven Stevenston Point (AYRS) 5th Apr; one Lamlash Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 6th Apr; two Corsewall Point & one Port Logan (both D&G) both on 7th Apr
Common Tern One Loch of Tankerness (ORK) 27th Apr; four Little Loch Roag, Lewis (OH) 28th Apr; one Sumburgh (SHET) 30th Apr; first Fair Isle 12th May 1+ Machrihanish-Ronachan Point (ARG) 24th Apr; 3+ Uig area, Skye (HIGH) 7th May; one River Spey, Grantown (HIGH) 8th May; three Embo-Dornoch (HIGH) 11th May; three Achnahaird (HIGH) 11th May Two Spey Bay (M&N) 24th Apr; one Ythan Estuary (NES) 26th Apr; one Elliot Burn (ANG) 29th Apr; one Loch Leven (P&K) 7th May.30 Loch Spynie (M&N) 11th May; 52 Montrose (ANG) 20th May Four Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 16th Apr, 11 on 26th; one Braefoot Point (FIFE) 26th Apr; birds back at Leith Docks (LOTH) 29th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 2nd May; first Isle of May 9th May Four Powillimount (D&G) 17th Apr; six off Longhaugh Point (CLYDE) 25th Apr; one Irvine harbour (AYRS) 21st June
Arctic Tern One Rubh’ Arnal, North Uist (OH) 14th Apr; one Lochmaddy, North Uist (OH) 16th Apr; one Fair Isle 24th Apr; three Stromness (ORK) 25th Apr; two Weisdale Voe (SHET) 28th Apr; 100 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May Two Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 13th Apr; two Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr; 4+ Loch Fleet (HIGH) 30th Apr; 51 Dunnet Bay (CAITH) 3rd May Two Rattray Head (NES) 7th Apr; nine past Girdle Ness (NES) 27th Apr; one Tugnet (M&N) 30th Apr; one Montrose (ANG) 10th May One Gosford Sands (LOTH) 26th Apr; one Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 27th Apr; two Isle of May 28th Apr, 10+ on 4th May, 80+ on 8th; three Tyninghame (LOTH) 2nd May Four Largybeg, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; one Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 21st Apr; three Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 22nd Apr, 20 on 26th, 100 on 2nd May; 31 Powillimount (D&G) 24th Apr
Little Tern One Grenitote, North Uist (OH) 14th Apr, three on North Uist on 22nd Apr; two Bay of Sandoyne (ORK) 25th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 31st May; one Pool of Virkie (SHET) 1st June One Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr; one Loch Fleet (HIGH) 30th Apr; five Sinclair’s Bay (CAITH) 10th May; one Reiss beach (CAITH) 24th May Two Lossie Estuary (M&N) 27th Apr; three Ythan Estuary (NES) 27th Apr One Gosford Sands (LOTH) 27th Apr One Doonfoot (AYRS) 16th Apr; two Ayr (AYRS) 1st May
Cuckoo One near Gravir, Lewis (OH) 20th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 22nd Apr; one Greenigoe (ORK) 28th Apr; one singing Kergord (SHET) 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May; one Fair Isle 9th May One Croggan, Mull (ARG) 15th Apr; one near Arisaig, one Kintail & one Gedintailor, Braes, Skye (all HIGH) all on 17th Apr; one Loch Leathan (ARG) 18th Apr; one near Add Estuary (ARG) 19th Apr; one Dunnet (CAITH) 27th Apr; three Strath Helshetter (CAITH) 2nd May One near Keith (M&N) 24th Apr; one Glen Clova (ANG) 27th Apr; three Forest of Birse (NES) 28th Apr; one Kirkton of Glenisla (ANG) 28th Apr; one Lumphanan (NES) 28th Apr; one St. Fillans (P&K) 29th Apr One Eildon Hills (BORD) 21st Apr; one singing Archerfield (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Dowlaw (BORD) 24th Apr; one singing near Bonnybridge (UF) 26th Apr; two Glen Finglas (UF) 27th Apr One North Sannox, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; one near Lochankit Reservoir (D&G) 18th Apr; one Greenock Cut (CLYDE) 19th Apr; two Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 19th Apr; two Rowantree Toll & one Changue (both AYRS) both on 24th Apr
Swift One Bayhead, North Uist (OH) 3rd May; one Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 18th May; four Fair Isle 21st May; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 23rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 24th May One Grantown-on-Spey (HIGH) 1st May; one Lochgilphead (ARG) 7th May; two Embo, Sutherland (HIGH) 7th May; small influx noted Inverness area (HIGH) 12th May Two Loch Leven (P&K) 27th Apr; three Stonehaven (NES) 28th Apr; one Dundee (ANG) 3rd May; one Burghead (M&N) 6th May; at least 8 over River Findhorn west of Forres (M&N) 9th May One Birgham Haugh (BORD) 26th Apr; one River Tweed near Galashiels (BORD) 26th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 2nd May; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 2nd May, two on 3rd, 40 on 9th; two Tyninghame (LOTH) 3rd May; one Cupar (FIFE) 6th May; first Isle of May 7th May One Saltcoats (AYRS) 27th Apr; one Dalbeattie (D&G) 30th Apr; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 2nd May, 20+ on 5th; two Garnock Floods (AYRS) 2nd May; 10 Strathcyde Loch (CLYDE) 4th May; 10 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 4th May; two River Nith near Dumfries (D&G) 5th May; first Castle Douglas (D&G) 6th May; one Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 6th May; 5+ Rothesay area, Bute (CLY ISL) 7th May
Sand Martin Two Howmore, South Uist (OH) 2nd Apr; one Mainland (ORK) 3rd Apr; one Fair Isle 5th Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 7th Apr; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 11th Apr One north at Carradale (ARG) 12th Mar; one Loch Flemington (HIGH) 12th Mar, two on 23rd; one Loch More (CAITH) 23rd Mar; one Loch Leathan (ARG) 29th Mar; two Achnahaird (HIGH) 31st Mar; two Loch Morar (HIGH) 4th Apr; 70+ Loch Insh (HIGH) 8th Apr, 400 on 11th Two between Cummingston & Hopeman (M&N) 16th Mar; one Murton GPs (ANG) 21st Mar; one Inchgarth NR (NES) 22nd Mar; 12 at Loch Leven (P&K) 23rd Mar; 14 at Loch of Skene (NES) 25th Mar, 50+ on 4th Apr; three RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 26th Mar; 10 Balgavies Loch (ANG) 28th Mar; 12 Loch Spynie (M&N) 3rd Apr 2+ Melrose (BORD) 15th Mar; one Letham Pools (FIFE) 15th Mar; two Linlthgow Loch (LOTH) 17th Mar; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 17th Mar; one Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 20th Mar; one Keltie Bridge, Callander (UF) 23rd Mar; six Tweedbank (BORD) 27th Mar; one Duddingston Loch (LOTH) 28th Mar; 60 Lake of Menteith (UF) 1st Apr; 40+ Musselburgh (LOTH) 2nd Apr; two Isle of May 24th Apr One River Clyde at Carbarns (CLYDE) 9th Mar, c.20 at Carbarns on 26th; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 15th Mar, 80+ on 31st; two Halleaths (D&G) 16th Mar; three RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 26th Mar; one near Brodick, Arran (CLY ISL) 27th Mar; 11+ Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 27th Mar; 150+ Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 29th Mar; 220+ Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 31st Mar; 154 Loch Arthur (D&G) 3rd Apr
Swallow One Monach Isles NNR (OH) 4th Apr; one Fivepenny, Lewis (OH) 5th Apr; one Fair Isle 5th Apr; one Toab (SHET) 6th Apr; one Stornoway, Lewis (OH) 12th Apr; seven Fivepenny, Lewis (OH) 15th Apr; four North Ronaldsay (ORK) 15th Apr One reported Kilmichael Glen (ARG) 30th Mar; one Saligo Bay, Islay (ARG) 1st Apr; one Bellochantuy (ARG) 5th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 8th Apr; one Drynoch, Skye (HIGH) 8th Apr; one Gruinard Bay (HIGH) 11th Apr; one Uig, Skye (HIGH) 14th Apr; one near Milton of Leys (HIGH) 15th Apr amongst several reported in Highland on 14th-15th; one Reay (CAITH) 18th Apr One Riverside Nature Park, Dundee (ANG) 5th Apr; two Banchory (NES) 7th Apr; two Loch Leven (P&K) 7th Apr; one Lintmill (M&N) 9th Apr; two River Findhorn near Forres (M&N) 10th Apr; three RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 10th Apr; two near Amulree & one Alyth (both P&K) both on 14th Apr; one Methlick (NES) 15th Apr One Auchendinny (LOTH) 4th Apr; one Blakedean & one River Tweed opposite Norham (both BORD) both on 5th Apr; one Blindwells (LOTH) 5th Apr; one Gifford (LOTH) 6th Apr; one Coates (LOTH) 7th Apr; light passage noted Torness Power Station (LOTH) 10th Apr; first Isle of May 11th Apr; two Callander (UF) 12th Apr; one Letham Pools (FIFE) 13th Apr One RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 30th Mar, two on 4th Apr; one over Loch Doon & one Tarryholme, Irvine (both AYRS) both on 31st Mar; one Lamlash, Arran (CLY ISL) 1st Apr; two Ettrick Bay, Bute (CLY ISL) 2nd Apr; one Port William (D&G) 3rd Apr; four Cathkin Marsh SWT (CLYDE) 3rd Apr; one Loch Arthur (D&G) 3rd Apr; one Loch Riecawr (AYRS) 4th Apr; two Carbarns Pool (CLYDE) 5th Apr; two Bankend (D&G) 5th Apr; 12 at Lochfoot (D&G) 7th Apr; four Greenan Loch, Bute (CLY ISL) 8th Apr; passage noted Doonfoot (AYRS) 10th Apr
House Martin One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 11th Apr; one Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 15th Apr; three Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 16th Apr; one Kirkwall (ORK) 16th Apr; two Lerwick (SHET) 17th Apr; first Fair Isle 24th Apr Two RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 9th Apr; one near Arisaig (HIGH) 10th Apr; 1+ Loch Kinellan (HIGH) 16th Apr; two Milton of Leys (HIGH) 17th Apr; first back at nests at Tarbat Ness lighthouse (HIGH) on 25th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 28th Apr One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 6th Apr; five at Loch Spynie (M&N) 9th Apr; one RSPB Loch Leven (P&K) 11th Apr; two Loch of Skene (NES) 16th Apr; two Glamis (ANG) 24th Apr Two Whitmuirhaugh (BORD) 26th Mar; two Stenhousemuir (UF) 5th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 12th Apr; one Blairdrummond GPs (UF) 13th Apr; three Spittal (LOTH) 14th Apr; two Cardrona (BORD) 14th Apr; one Isle of May 14th Apr; one Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 17th Apr; one Bonnybridge (UF) 17th Apr One reported RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 27th Mar, two on 12th Apr; one reported Blackwaterfoot, Arran (CLY ISL) 31st Mar; one Kirk Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 2nd Apr; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 4th Apr; one Rothesay, Bute (CLY ISL) 8th Apr; one River Ayr, Stair (AYRS) 10th Apr; one Auchenreoch Loch (D&G) 20th Apr
Tree Pipit One Fair Isle 21st Apr, seven on 25th; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 22nd Apr, 12 on 25th; two Fetlar (SHET) 25th Apr One Ormsary (ARG) 16th Apr; one Ballintean, Gen Feshie (HIGH) 18th Apr; one near Kilberry (ARG) 18th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 19th Apr; one St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 27th Apr One Loch Kinord (NES) 11th Apr; one Blacksboat (M&N) 16th Apr; one Anmore Wood near Muthill (P&K) 24th Apr; one Glen Esk & one Glen Clova (both ANG) both on 27th Apr One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 16th Apr; one Lanrick Castle (UF) 17th Apr; one Isle of May 22nd Apr, 7+ on 25th; one singing Redmyre (FIFE) 23rd Apr; singles Tentsmuir, Fife Ness & Ruddons Point (all FIFE) all on 25th Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 29th Apr Two singing Wards Pond, RSPB Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one Loch Riecawr (AYRS) 15th Apr; 2+ near Corsock (D&G) 15th Apr; four Knockman Wood & three RSPB Wood of Cree (both D&G) both on 18th Apr; three Mugdock CP (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 19th Apr; good numbers noted back at breeding sites in Clyde on 21st-22nd Apr including 15 singing birds at RSPB Loch Lomond on 22nd; three Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 27th Apr
Yellow Wagtail Blue-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 25th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr; male Grey-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 9th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th May; Grey-headed Wagtail Foula (SHET) 24th May; Black-headed Wagtail Funzie, Fetlar (SHET) 25th May; one Loch an Duin Mhoir, South Uist (OH) 26th May One reported Arabella Roundabout near Tain (HIGH) 4th May One Girdle Ness (NES) 19th Apr Two very early birds reported River Tweed near Kelso (BORD) 26th Mar; one Torness-Skateraw (LOTH) 15th Apr; male Whitesands Quarry (LOTH) 16th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 23rd Apr; male Isle of May 25th Apr; four males Birgham Haugh (BORD) 26th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Isle of May 28th May One Hunterston Sands (AYRS) 19th Apr
White Wagtail One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Mar; one Butt of Lewis (OH) 29th Mar; one Ardvule, South Uist (OH) 30th Mar; one Hamister, Whalsay (SHET) 12th Apr; nine Askernish, South Uist (OH) 15th Apr; 50+ Balranald RSPB, North uist (OH) 30th Apr One Machrihanish (ARG) 20th Mar; one Lower Milovaig, Skye (HIGH) 11th Apr; one Rosemarkie (HIGH) 13th Apr; one Glasnakille, Skye (HIGH) 14th Apr; six RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 15th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 17th Apr; 15 Tiree (ARG) 19th Apr, 100+ Balephuil, Tiree on 23rd One near Aboyne (NES) 16th Mar; one by River Nairn near Howford Bridge (M&N) 2nd Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 5th Apr; one Murton GPs (ANG) 11th Apr One photographed Roslin & one Barns Ness (both LOTH) both on 2nd Mar; one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 13th Mar; one Ruddons Point (FIFE) 5th Apr; five Barns Ness-Skateraw (LOTH) 6th Apr, 10 on 8th, 25 on 17th Apr; seven Letham Pools (FIFE) 13th Apr, 13 on 17th; 10 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 21st Apr; one Isle of May 21st Apr One Maidens (AYRS) 12th Mar; male Croy shore (AYRS) 23rd Mar; two Kilpatrick Point, Arran (CLY ISL) 30th Mar; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 13th Apr, 43 on 14th; nine Newshot Island (CLYDE) 13th Apr; 18 Longhaugh Point (CLYDE) 19th Apr; 76 Dipple-Turnberry Point (AYRS) 20th Apr
Redstart Male Fair Isle 20th Apr, six on 24th, 11 on 25th; male North Ronaldsay (ORK) 22nd Apr; one Quendale (SHET) 23rd Apr Male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 15th Apr; male Clunes (HIGH) 16th Apr; one near Kingussie (HIGH) 16th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 19th Apr; two Barnluasgan, Knapdale (ARG) 21st Apr Male Drummond Castle Woods (P&K) 11th Apr; male Glen Esk (ANG) 13th Apr, four on 17th; singing male Dinnet NNR (NES) 19th Apr; two males Dulsie (M&N) 27th Apr Male Whitehope near Innerleithen (BORD) 12th Apr; male Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 15th Apr; male Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 16th Apr; two near Yetholm (BORD) 16th Apr; male Newburgh (FIFE) 17th Apr; two males Lanrick Castle (UF) 17th Apr; two males Isle of May 22nd Apr Male Ness Glen (AYRS) 1st Apr – earliest ever in Ayrshire; four males Sallochy-Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 18th Apr; male Mugdock CP (CLYDE) 19th Apr; male SWT Castramont Wood (D&G) 19th Apr; male SWT Gailes Marsh (AYRS) 22nd Apr; one Balnakeilly Forest, Bute (CLY ISL) 24th May
Whinchat One Fair Isle 23rd Apr, one Virkie, one Levenwick, two Haroldswick, Unst & one Fetlar (all SHET) all on 25th Apr; one Skaill (ORK) 27th Apr; one Balranald RSPB, North Uist (OH) 1st May One by Add Estuary (ARG) 19th Apr; one Shurrey (CAITH) 20th Apr; male Glen Mullardoch (HIGH) 27th Apr Two Braco (P&K) 26th Apr; one Collieston (NES) 27th Apr; male Forest of Birse (NES) 28th Apr; one Backwater Dam (ANG) 9th May; one Kinloss (M&N) 21st May Male Isle of May 21st Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 28th Apr; two Coates (LOTH) 29th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 29th Apr; one Glen Vale, Lomond Hills (FIFE) 4th May Male Fleet Viaduct (D&G) 19th Apr; one Helensburgh Golf Course (CLYDE) 24th Apr; male Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 30th Apr; one Dundonald Camp (AYRS) 10th May
Wheatear Male Ahmore, North Uist (OH) 17th Mar; one Grimsay (OH) 18th Mar; three Fair Isle 25th Mar, 10 on 7th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Mar; one Sumburgh (SHET) 27th Mar; one Butt of Lewis (OH) 28th Mar; male Glimps Holm (ORK) 28th Mar; four at RSPB Balranald, North Uist (OH) 28th Mar One Auchencorvie near Campbeltown (ARG) 7th Mar; one Sandside Bay (CAITH) 11th Mar; male Ardnave, Islay (ARG) 12th Mar; male Rhu, Arisaig (HIGH) 12th Mar; male Loch na Keal, Mull (ARG) 13th Mar; male West Hynish, Tiree (ARG) 15th Mar; one Loch Scarmclate (CAITH) 16th Mar; one near Campbeltown and one Rhunahaorine Point (both ARG) both on 17th Mar; one Sconser, Isle of Skye (HIGH) 20th Mar; one Calder (CAITH) 21st Mar One Lossiemouth (M&N) 17th Mar; male Findhorn (M&N) 25th Mar; singles Backwater Reservoir & Braes of Coul (both ANG) both on 26th Mar; three Balintore road (ANG) 27th Mar; male Girdle Ness (NES) 31st Mar; one by RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 6th Apr; one Little Glenshee (P&K) 6th Apr One Coates (LOTH) 11th Mar; one Johnscleugh, Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 17th Mar, two Lammermuir Hills on 23rd; one Larbert Pond (UF) 22nd Mar; one St. Abbs Head & one between Garvald and Dewar (both BORD) both on 24th Mar; four Isle of May 31st Mar; one Balgove Bay (FIFE) 6th Apr One RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 11th Mar, three on 23rd; one near St. Ninian’s saltmarsh, Bute (CLY ISL) 15th Mar; male The Wig, Loch Ryan (D&G) 17th Mar; one Whitelee Forest (CLYDE) 17th Mar; one Gortans, Bute (CLY ISL) 19th Mar; one Wigtown Bay (D&G) 21st Mar; one Tarryholme, Irvine (AYRS) 24th Mar; singles Muirshiel CP & Culter Waterhead Reservoir (both CLYDE) both on 24th Mar; male Dundonald Camp (AYRS) 24th Mar, three on 26th
Ring Ouzel One Fair Isle 30th Mar, four on 4th Apr, 19 on 24th, 44 on 25th; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th Apr; male Scatness (SHET) 4th Apr; male Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 4th May One Needle on the Quirang, Trotternish, Skye (HIGH) 31st Mar; one Strathdearn (HIGH) 2nd Apr; male Coire na Ciste carpark, Cairngorm (HIGH) 9th Apr; male Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 18th Apr; male North Head (CAITH) 26th Apr; two Dunnet (CAITH) 28th Apr Male Gairnshiel (NES) 23rd Mar; male Glen Lethnot (ANG) 9th Apr; male Glen Maik (P&K) 15th Apr; two Inchrory, Glen Avon (M&N) 18th Apr Male Blackhopebyre (BORD) 19th Mar; single males in the Lammermuir Hills and the Pentland Hills (both LOTH) both on 26th Mar; one Isle of May 31st Mar; male St. Abbs Head (BORD) 5th Apr; one Kilrenny (FIFE) 24th Apr Male Culter Waterhead Reservoir (CLYDE) 24th Mar, five birds in the area 13th Apr; male Mennock Pass (D&G) 31st Mar, five birds in the area on 10th Apr; two Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 6th Apr; two Beinn Bharrain, Arran (CLY ISL) 27th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One Sumburgh (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Fair Isle 24th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr; one singing Loch Paible, North Uist (OH) 4th May One Kilmarie, Strathaird, Skye (HIGH) 14th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 15th Apr; two singing Broadford area, Skye (HIGH) 18th Apr; one Crinan Canal near Ardrishaig (ARG) 19th Apr; one Loch Leathan (ARG) 19th Apr; one Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 25th Apr; 6+ singing birds reported Caithness 28th Apr One singing near Boharm, Craigellachie (M&N) 15th Apr; one Inchberry (M&N) 15th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 25th Apr; one Carsebreck Loch (P&K) 26th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 27th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 8th May; one Forfar (ANG) 10th May One singing Dunglass (LOTH) 10th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons and one singing Longniddry Bents (both LOTH) both on 18th Apr; one singing Auchtermuchty Common (FIFE) 19th Apr; one singing Lake of Menteith (UF) 20th Apr; three singing Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one singing Fruid Reservoir (BORD) 24th Apr; one Bonnybridge (UF) 26th Apr; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 26th Apr; two Isle of May 29th Apr Two singing Dumbreck Marsh LNR (CLYDE) 11th Apr; one singing near Coalburn (CLYDE) 14th Apr, at least seven singing birds on 26th; one singing Pow Burn, one Trabboch Loch & two singing Bogside (all AYRS) all on 18th Apr; one Rothesay, Bute (CLY ISL) 22nd Apr; one near Browhouses (D&G) 25th Apr
Sedge Warbler One Fair Isle 25th Apr, three on 27th; one Aith, Fetlar (SHET) 27th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr; one Northton, Harris (OH) 2nd May; one Daliburgh, South Uist (OH) 2nd May; one Carinish, North Uist (OH) 2nd May; one Mill Burn, Hoy (ORK) 3rd May Two Waterloo, Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 25th Apr; one Portnahaven, Islay (ARG) 25th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 3rd May; one Tongue, Sutherland (HIGH) 5th May One Loirston Loch (NES) 17th Apr; two singing Loch Spynie (M&N) 20th Apr; one Tay Reedbeds (P&K) 22nd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 23rd Apr; one singing Forfar Loch (ANG) 25th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 27th Apr; one Loch Leven (P&K) 30th Apr One Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 21st Apr; one Seafield Pond (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 26th Apr; one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 26th Apr; four Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 27th Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 27th Apr; one Torness Power Station (LOTH) 27th Apr; two Isle of May 29th Apr One Tarryholme, Irvine (AYRS) 11th Apr; one RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 16th Apr; first RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 17th Apr, influx noted on 27th; one Bogside (AYRS) 18th Apr; one Threave Castle NTS (D&G) 20th Apr; one Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 20th Apr; one Greenan Loch, Bute (CLY ISL) 23rd Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Grutness (SHET) 19th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Apr; one Fair Isle 26th Apr Two Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 26th Apr; one John O Groats (CAITH) 27th Apr; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 11th May Singing male Castlesea Bay (ANG) 6th Apr – earliest ever in Scotland; two Collieston (NES) 19th Apr, four on 27th; one Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 26th Apr; one Tay Reedbeds (P&K) 2nd May, male & female Powgavie on 4th; one Nether Dallachy (M&N) 15th May 3+ Isle of May 21st Apr; male Tyninghame (LOTH) 21st Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 26th Apr; six St. Abbs Head (BORD) 26th Apr One near Gatehouse of Fleet (D&G) 16th Apr; two Garnock East near Ardeer (AYRS) 20th Apr, up to eight territories there on 13th May; one Carrick (D&G) 24th Apr; one Auchenhew, Arran (CLY ISL) 28th Apr
Whitethroat Three Fair Isle 25th Apr; two Virkie (SHET) 27th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr; male Lochmaddy, North Uist (OH) 10th May One Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 18th Apr; one Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 18th Apr; male Rosemarkie (HIGH) 19th Apr; male Easter Moy (HIGH) 19th Apr; two near Kyleakin, Skye (HIGH) 21st Apr One Strichen (NES) 15th Apr; one Auchengarrich (P&K) 21st Apr; male Oldmeldrum (NES) 24th Apr; one old railway line Portknockie (M&N) 28th Apr; two Riverside Nature Park (ANG) 29th Apr Two Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 22nd Apr; one Isle of May 23rd Apr; one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 24th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 24th Apr; four near Paxton House (BORD) 27th Apr; three Burnmouth (BORD) 27th Apr Singing male Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 9th Apr; one Greenan (AYRS) 16th Apr; one Strathclyde CP (CLYDE) 18th Apr; male Garnock Floods (AYRS) 20th Apr; one near Browhouses (D&G) 25th Apr
Garden Warbler One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr; one Hoswick (SHET) 28th Apr; one Fair Isle 7th May; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 28th May One Loch Laich (ARG) 23rd Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 26th Apr; two singing Carr Brae, Lochalsh (HIGH) 13th May; one Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 20th May One singing Finzean (NES) 26th Apr; one near Dalchonzie Power Station, Comrie (P&K) 29th Apr; two Powmouth (ANG) 10th May One Lindores Loch (FIFE) 27th Apr; one Isle of May 27th Apr; one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 30th Apr; one North Berwick Law & one Tyninghame (both LOTH) both on 2nd May; one Blairdrummond GPs (UF) 4th May; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 5th May; one The Hirsel (BORD) 6th May One RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one near Browhouses (D&G) 25th Apr; one Hunterston (AYRS) 29th Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 30th Apr; one singing Merkland Wood, Arran (CLY ISL) 13th May; one Glecknabae, Bute (CLY ISL) 14th May
Blackcap Male Monach Isles NNR (OH) 3rd Apr; male North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th Apr; two Fair Isle 5th Apr; one Toab (SHET) 7th Apr Male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 2nd Apr, two on Tiree 3rd Apr; singing male Rosemarkie (HIGH) 7th Apr; female Morar (HIGH) 8th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 19th Apr; one Reay (CAITH) 19th Apr Male & female Bridge of Don (NES) 4th Apr; male singing Bieldside (NES) 5th Apr; singing male Brodie Castle (M&N) 10th Apr; male Broughty Ferry (ANG) 10th Apr Male Tweedbank (BORD) 1st Apr; singles Dunblane & Bridge of Allan (both UF) both on 2nd Apr; male Gullane (LOTH) 3rd Apr; singing male Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 5th Apr; male singing Leven (FIFE) 11th Apr; five singing males Colinton Dell, Edinburgh (LOTH) 15th Apr; male Isle of May 21st Apr; male Fife Ness (FIFE) 25th Apr Single males Martnaham Loch & Knockdolian (both AYRS) both on 2nd Apr; two singing males RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 5th Apr; singing male Rothesay, Bute (CLY ISL) 7th Apr
Wood Warbler One Rendall (ORK) 22nd Apr; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Apr; one Hoswick (SHET) 26th Apr; one singing Callernish House, North Uist (OH) 11th May One Barnluasgan, Knapdale (ARG) 21st Apr; six singing Glen Mullardoch area (HIGH) 27th Apr; one singing Carr Brae, Dornie (HIGH) 27th Apr; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 18th May At least 3 St. Fillans (P&K) 29th Apr; one Shaw Hill (M&N) 7th May One Lake of Menteith (UF) 19th Apr; one Glen Finglas (UF) 27th Apr; one singing Bavelaw (LOTH) 6th May; one Plora Woods (BORD) 7th May One Sallochy-Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 18th Apr; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 19th Apr; six Inchcailloch, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 4th June; singing male Balnakeilly Forest, Bute (CLY ISL) 26th June
Chiffchaff One Skaw, Unst (SHET) 17th Mar; one South Ronaldsay & one in Holm (both ORK) both on 17th Mar; one Port of Ness, Lewis (OH) 18th Mar; six on Fair Isle on 25th Mar, 10 on 26th, 34 on 30th; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Mar, 13 on 30th; one North Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 27th Mar One The Oa, Islay (ARG) 12th Mar; one singing Merkinch LNR, Inverness (HIGH) 15th Mar; two Kiltarlity & one Redcastle, Black Isle (both HIGH) both on 17th Mar; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 24th Mar; one Lower Milovaig, Skye (HIGH) 24th Mar; one John O’Groats (CAITH) 4th Apr; one Shebster (CAITH) 6th Apr One singing Bieldside (NES) 10th Mar; one Loch of Lintrathen (ANG) 10th Mar; one Girdle Ness (NES) 11th Mar, one on 21st; singles Rafford & Brodie Castle (both M&N) both on 16th Mar; one singing RSPB Culbin Sands (M&N) 17th Mar; one singing Kinnordy estate (ANG) 19th Mar; two singing The Balloch near Crieff (P&K) 24th Mar One near Haddington (LOTH) 9th Mar; one singing Mountcastle Quarry (FIFE) 9th Mar; one singing Larbert House (UF) 11th Mar, two on 16th; one near Pitmeddan (FIFE) 11th Mar; two singing Samuelston & one Coates (both LOTH) both on 11th Mar; one singing St. Abbs Head (BORD) 12th Mar; four around Musselburgh (LOTH) 15th Mar; one singing Holme Hill, Dunblane, two Skinflats Lagoons & two Menstrie (all UF) all on 16th Mar; two singing Newburgh & one singing Lindores Loch (both FIFE) both on 16th Mar; one Isle of May 20th Mar, 12 on 31st One Ryat Linn Reservoir (CLYDE) 10th Mar; one Tarryholme, Irvine (AYRS) 12th Mar; one singing near Glencaple & one singing near Ecclefechan (both D&G) both on 12th Mar; one near Kirkcudbright (D&G) 13th Mar; 3+ singing by Black Cart Water at Johnstone (one Paton’s Mill, 2+ Milliken Park) on 15th Mar; two singing RSPB Baron’s Haugh & one RSPB Lochwinnoch (both CLYDE) both on 16th Mar; one Glen App (AYRS) 17th Mar; one singing Kingscross, Arran (CLY ISL) 23rd Mar
Willow Warbler One singing Mishigarry, North Uist (OH) 31st Mar; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 1st Apr; four on Orkney on 5th Apr; one Otterswick, Yell (SHET) 6th Apr; first Fair Isle 7th Apr; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th Apr One (as well as three Chiffchaffs) at Milovaig, Glendale, Skye (HIGH) 30th Mar; one Balephuil, Tiree, two RSPB Gruinart, Islay & one on Coll (all ARG) all on 31st Mar; one Kilmichael Glen (ARG) 1st Apr; small influx noted Argyll (esp Kintyre & Islay) on 4th Apr; one Inverness (HIGH) 5th Apr; one Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 7th Apr; one near Halkirk (CAITH 7th Apr; small influx noted Highland 15th-16th Apr; one Reay (CAITH) 19th Apr One Maryton, Kirriemuir (ANG) 6th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 9th Apr; two near Auldearn (M&N) 11th Apr; singles Loch Oire & Altyre Woods (both M&N) both on 12th Apr; one singing RSPB Loch Leven (P&K) 13th Apr; 2+ singing Loirston Loch (NES) 14th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 14th Apr; one Aboyne (NES) 15th Apr; one singing Dundee (ANG) 15th Apr One, seen well, and briefly in subsong Butterdean Wood (LOTH) 24th Mar – earliest ever in Lothian; one Peebles (BORD) 1st Apr; one singing Leamington Terrace, Edinburgh (LOTH) 4th Apr; one by old railway between Dunblane-Doune (UF) 4th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 5th Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 5th Apr; one singing near Coates (LOTH) 5th Apr; three singing Town Loch, Dunfermline (FIFE) 7th Apr; two singing Mountcastle (FIFE) 8th Apr; one Isle of May 17th Apr 5+ Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 31st Mar; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 31st Mar; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 1st Apr, two on 2nd; one Rothesay, Bute (CLY ISL) 2nd Apr; two Kennethbank, Glencaple (D&G) 3rd Apr; small influx noted Ayrshire 4th Apr; small influx noted Clyde 5th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher One Fair Isle 9th May; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 9th May, two on 10th; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 19th May One Kinnabus, Islay (ARG) 17th May; one Strathy Wood, Ardross (HIGH) 17th May; one Shebster (CAITH) 17th May; one Drummondreach Oak Wood, Black Isle (HIGH) 18th May; two Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 19th May; one Earlish, Skye (HIGH) 21st May; two Reay (CAITH) 4th June One River Nairn near Nairn (M&N) 3rd May; one Findowie (P&K) 14th May; one Balmoral Castle (NES) 15th May; one Glen Esk (ANG) 18th May; four Craigellachie-Balvenie (M&N) 25th May One Isle of May 16th May; three reported from East Lothian (LOTH) on 18th May; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 18th May; three St. Abbs Head (BORD) 18th May; one Wester Glassie (FIFE) 19th May Two Garnock North (AYRS) 13th May; one Minnigaff churchyard (D&G) 13th May; one near Muirkirk (AYRS) 13th May; one Cathkin Braes (CLYDE) 16th May; one Machrie, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th May; influx noted Clyde 18th May
Pied Flycatcher One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 22nd Apr, three on 25th; one Toab (SHET) 24th Apr; male Westray (ORK) 25th Apr; three Fair Isle 25th Apr One Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 26th Apr; male Dunadry, Cairnbaan (ARG) 8th May; female Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 6th June Male Collieston (NES) 27th Apr; male Delnabo (M&N) 3rd May; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 5th May Two males Isle of May 25th Apr Two males Sallochy-Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 18th Apr; four RSPB Wood of Cree and one Knockman Wood (both D&G) both on 18th Apr; female Balnakeilly Forest, Bute (CLY ISL) 11th May

2013 (updated 2 July)

Shetland, Fair Isle, Orkney and Outer Hebrides Highland, Caithness and Argyll North-East Scotland, Moray & Nairn, Angus and Perth & Kinross Fife, Isle of May, Upper Forth, Lothian and Borders Clyde, Clyde Islands, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway
Manx Shearwater Three Aird an Runair, Balranald, North Uist (OH) 15th Apr, 33 on 16th; 350+ Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 16th Apr; two past Yesnaby (ORK) 28th Apr; three Watsness (SHET) 21st May; one off Fair Isle 7th June One Gunna Sound, off Tiree (ARG) 26th Mar; c.40 off Eigg (HIGH) 2nd Apr; three Dornoch Firth (HIGH) 24th Apr Two Collieston (NES) 19th Apr; one past Burghead (M&N) 22nd Apr; 10 past Lossiemouth (M&N) 28th Apr; 2+ Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 19th May 10 past Skateraw (LOTH) 27th Apr; two off Isle of May 27th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 9th May; 25 St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 24th May Two north past Maidens (AYRS) 29th Mar; 34 Turnberry Point (AYRS) 2nd Apr; three Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 3rd Apr; seven past Powillimount (D&G) 16th Apr; two Wemyss Point (CLYDE) 22nd May
Garganey Drake Egilsay (ORK) 6th May; drake Spiggie (SHET) 6th May; pair Fivepenny, Lewis (OH) 8th May; pair Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 8th May Drake Sinclair’s Bay (CAITH) 9th May; drake RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 12th May; drake Ruaig, Tiree (ARG) 13th May Drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 17th Apr, four (three drakes) on 13th May; pair RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 28th Apr Single drakes Letham & Inverkeithing (both FIFE) both on 21st Apr; pair Williestruther Loch (BORD) 7th May; female Lake of Menteith (UF) 29th May Pair Tarryholme, Irvine (AYRS) 7th May; drake Bridgend Farm Pool (CLYDE) 9th May; drake WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 16th June
Marsh Harrier Male Dale of Walls (SHET) 22nd Mar -earliest ever on Shetland; male Fair Isle 26th Mar; one east Mainland (ORK) 15th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th May Female St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 11th Apr; female near Westport, Kintyre (ARG) 30th Apr; female Invertromie (HIGH) 4th May Female Montrose Basin (ANG) 21st Mar; male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 1st Apr; female RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 8th Apr Male Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 25th Mar; male over Seafield Pond, Dunbar (LOTH) 21st Apr; male near Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 25th Apr One Caerlaverock (D&G) 24th Mar; female Ardeer (AYRS) 19th May
Osprey One Loch of Voe (SHET) 14th Apr; one Shapinsay (ORK) 27th Apr; one Fair Isle 6th May; one Loch Euphort, North Uist (OH) 8th May Female back RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 27th Mar; one Loch Awe (ARG) 27th Mar; one back at nest site Caithness 28th Mar; one Achnamara (ARG) 30th Mar One reported near SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 12th Mar, one north over there (landing briefly at the nest site) on 18th Mar, 4 on reserve on 25th Mar; one Loch Leven (P&K) 28th Mar; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 30th Mar; one Tullich Fishery near Ballater (NES) 3rd Apr; one Roseisle Forest (M&N) 3rd Apr One near Polmont (UF) 15th Mar; singles Loch Venachar & Lake of Menteith (both UF) both on 20th Mar; one Duns Castle NR (BORD) 25th Mar; one Loch Glow (FIFE) 26th Mar; one Lake of Menteith (UF) 27th Mar; one over Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 31st Mar; one Gala Valley (BORD) 31st Mar; one Gosford Bay (LOTH) 1st Apr; one Isle of May 11th Apr One reported near Lochmaben (D&G) 15th Mar; one reported Loch Quien, Bute (CLY ISL) 17th Mar; one Gelston (D&G) 21st Mar; one Threave NT (D&G) 25th Mar; one over Barrhill (AYRS) 30th Mar; one over Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 31st Mar; singles Endrick Mouth & Barcraigs Reservoir (both CLYDE) both on 1st Apr; one N end of Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 5th Apr
Dotterel One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th Apr, eight on 8th May; two The Range, South Uist (OH) 12th May; one Fair Isle 12th May Three Oronsay (ARG) 3rd May; two Iona (ARG) 5th May; four Cairngorm (HIGH) 17th May Three near Cairn o’ Mount (NES) 28th Apr; 20 Glas Maol area (ANG) 16th May; 13 Cairngorms plateau (M&N) 25th May One Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 9th May
Whimbrel One Fair Isle 9th Apr; one Balranald RSPB, North Uist (OH) 14th Apr, seven on 17th; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 15th Apr; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Apr; two Quendale (SHET) 20th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr One over Elgol, Skye (HIGH) 10th Apr; one Arisaig (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Rhunahaorine (ARG) 13th Apr; one Balinoe, Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr, 95+ birds on Tiree 23rd Apr; 100+ Rattar farm (CAITH) 29th Apr; 164 Dounreay (CAITH) 30th Apr One Ythan Estuary (NES) 18th Apr; two Forfar Loch (ANG) 19th Apr; five Tugnet (M&N) 21st Apr One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 6th Apr; singles Skinflats & Kinneil (both UF) both on 13th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 16th Apr, 6+ on 19th; 16+ Cellardyke (FIFE) 27th Apr; 52 Alloa Inch (UF) 30th Apr; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 2nd May One Loans (AYRS) 14th Apr; three Powilllimount (D&G) 15th Apr; 10 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 16th Apr; one River Nith near Dumfries (D&G) 18th Apr; five West Ferry (CLYDE) 20th Apr; six Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 22nd Apr
Common Sandpiper One Bornish, South Uist (OH) 1st May; one Fair Isle 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd May; one Vementry (SHET) 6th May Two Islandadd Bridge (ARG) 16th Apr; three Grantown-on-Spey, one Loch Insh & one Loch Alvie (all HIGH) all on 17th Apr; one Kintail (HIGH) 19th Apr; one The Mound, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 20th Apr; one Inverness (HIGH) 28th Apr One Burleigh Sands, Loch Leven (P&K) 13th Apr; one River South Esk, Kinnaird (ANG) 14th Apr; one River Dee, Banchory (NES) 15th Apr; one River Findhorn near Forres (M&N) 15th Apr One Tweedbank (BORD) 13th Apr; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 14th Apr; two Musselburgh (LOTH) 16th Apr; one Isle of May 14th May One Carbarns Pool & one River Cart at Renfrew (both CLYDE) both on 13th Apr; singles Bogside & Hunterston Sands (both Ayrs) both on 13th Apr; two Milton Loch & two Auchenreoch Loch (both D&G) both on 13th Apr; one South Feorline, Arran (CLY ISL) 14th Apr
Sandwich Tern One Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 18th Mar; one Askernish, South Uist (OH) 30th Mar; one Skigersta, Lewis (OH) 31st Mar; one Westray (ORK) 3rd Apr; one Fair Isle 13th June Two Brora (HIGH) 23rd Mar; one Dornoch (HIGH) 24th Mar; one south past Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 25th Mar One Findhorn Bay (M&N) 25th Mar; 24 birds at Nairn (M&N) 3rd Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 4th Apr; four Ythan Estuary (NES) 11th Apr; one Monifieth (ANG) 13th Apr; 30+ Kingoodie (P&K) 29th May One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 24th Mar; eight Port Seton (LOTH) 7th Apr; one Anstruther (FIFE) 8th Apr; one Eyemouth (BORD) 14th Apr; two Isle of May 5th May Two Girvan (AYRS) 18th Mar; one Skelmorlie (AYRS) 22nd Mar; three Kirkcudbright (D&G) 10th Apr; two Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 13th Apr; one Greenock (CLYDE) 15th Apr
Common Tern One Grutness (SHET) 16th Apr; one Smerclate, South Uist (OH) 18th Apr; three Brig o’ Waithe (ORK) 24th Apr Three Loch Gilp (ARG) 12th Apr; two Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 9th May; six near Cromarty Bridge (HIGH) 10th May One Burghead (M&N) 14th Apr; 1+ Loirston Loch (NES) 16th Apr; three Spey Bay (M&N) 27th Apr; 1+ Montrose (ANG) 12th May One Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 18th Apr; 2+ Isle of May 15th May Two Powillimount (D&G) 16th Apr; one Doonfoot (AYRS) 18th Apr; one (with two Arctic Terns) Machrie Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 19th Apr; one Ardgowan Point (CLYDE) 4th May; two Irvine (AYRS) 7th May
Arctic Tern 4+ Carinish, North Uist (OH) 15th Apr; one Graemeshall (ORK) 15th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th Apr; one Grutness (SHET) 18th Apr; first Fair Isle 8th May Two Dunnet Bay (CAITH) 8th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 14th Apr; one Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 15th Apr; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 15th Apr; 10 Loch Insh (HIGH) 16th Apr; 46 at Dornoch beach (HIGH) 3rd May Two Loirston Loch (NES) 14th Apr, three on 15th; one Stonehaven (NES) 15th Apr; three Burghead (M&N) 15th Apr; two Loch Kinord (NES) 20th Apr One Dunbar (LOTH) 14th Apr; three Lake of Menteith (UF) 16th Apr; one Isle of May 17th Apr, 200+ on 15th May; 1+ off North Berwick (LOTH) 20th Apr 19 Powillimount (D&G) 12th Apr; one Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 12th Apr, c.20 on 15th; 20+ Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 16th Apr; six Balgray Reservoir (CLYDE) 16th Apr; two Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Apr
Little Tern Three Sollas, North Uist (OH) 21st Apr; two Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 23rd Apr; 14 at breeding colony South Isles (ORK) 8th May One Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 14th Apr; three Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr; 16 Dornoch (HIGH) 3rd May One Montrose Bay (ANG) 28th Apr, two on 12th May; two Girdle Ness (NES) 28th Apr; one Lossiemouth (M&N) 7th May 2+ Tyninghame (LOTH) 18th May One Stevenston Point (AYRS) 29th Apr
Cuckoo One Bornish, South Uist (OH) 17th Apr; one Skeld (SHET) 3rd May; one Loch of Skaill (ORK) 8th May; one Fair Isle 10th May One Carr Brae, Lochalsh (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Carsaig, Tayvallich (ARG) 17th Apr; one Dunnet Bay (CAITH) 18th Apr; one Clachan, Kintyre (ARG) 18th Apr; one Colintraive (ARG) 18th Apr; two Moine Mhor (ARG) 20th Apr Two singing near Aboyne (NES) 25th Apr; one Glen Esk (ANG) 25th Apr; one near Findrassie (M&N) 30th Apr; one Little Glenshee (P&K) 4th May One Loch Venachar (UF) 18th Apr; one Ettrick Valley (BORD) 19th Apr; one Press Mains farm (BORD) 26th Apr; one Belhaven Bay & one Barns Ness (both LOTH) both on 28th Apr; one Glen Finglas (UF) 1st May; one Kilrenny Common (FIFE) 15th May One Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 19th Apr; one near Muirshiel CP (CLYDE) 20th Apr; one Coylton (AYRS) 20th Apr; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 23rd Apr; one Caerlaverock NNR (D&G) 26th Apr; two Greenan (AYRS) 27th Apr
Swift One Fair Isle 16th Apr – earliest ever on Shetland, next one there not until 16th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th May; two Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 16th May; one Askernish, South Uist (OH) 9th June; four Coot Loch, Benbecula & one Ben Risary, North Uist (both OH) both on 10th June One Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 30th Apr; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 5th May; four Inverness (HIGH) 7th May One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 28th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 29th Apr; three Elgin (M&N) 9th May; 22 Loch Spynie (M&N) 11th May; one near Tullybelton (P&K) 15th May One Penicuik (LOTH) 19th Apr; two Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 24th Apr; one Angle Park GP (FIFE) 25th Apr; 1+ Duns (BORD) 25th Apr; one Stirling (UF) 26th Apr; two Dunbar (LOTH) 26th Apr; 60 Lake of Menteith (UF) 28th Apr; one Eyemouth (BORD) 30th Apr; two Isle of May 6th May One Battlefield, Glasgow (CLYDE) 18th Apr; three Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Cumnock (AYRS) 21st Apr; two Ayr (AYRS) 24th Apr; 10 Balgray Reservoir (CLYDE) 26th Apr; one Prestwick (AYRS) 27th Apr; one Stranraer & one Glencaple (both D&G) both on 1st May
Sand Martin Two Fair Isle 14th Apr; one Eday (ORK) 18th Apr; two Westray (ORK) 20th Apr; one Baltasound, Unst & one Quendale (both SHET) both on 20th Apr; three Bornish Loch, South Uist (OH) 21st Apr One near Arisaig (HIGH) 11th Apr; five Loch Awe & two Loch Leathan (both ARG) both on 12th Apr; one Dunbeath (CAITH) 13th Apr; 60+ Loch Insh (HIGH) 14th Apr; one near Dornoch (HIGH) 15th Apr Two Monikie CP (ANG) 8th Apr; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 10th Apr; one Aboyne Loch (NES) 12th Apr; three Rescobie Loch (ANG) 12th Apr; two Little Glenshee (P&K) 13th Apr; 10+ Loch Leven (P&K) 13th Apr; five Loirston Loch (NES) 13th Apr; c.50 Loch of Skene & 10+ RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (both NES) both on 14th Apr One Torness Power Station (LOTH) 4th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 7th Apr; one Middleton Pond (LOTH) 7th Apr; one near Cardenden (FIFE) 8th Apr; three Loch Venachar (UF) 11th Apr; 25+ Lake of Menteith (UF) 11th Apr, 70 on 12th; 7+ Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 12th Apr; 53 Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 12th Apr 10 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 7th Apr, 150 on 12th; two Lands of Turnberry (AYRS) 7th Apr; eight Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 9th Apr; three Endrick Mouth & two RSPB Lochwinnoch (both CLYDE) both on 10th Apr; two Sannox Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 12th Apr
Swallow One Loch Bee, South Uist (OH) 12th Apr; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 14th Apr; first Fair Isle 15th Apr; one Burwick, South Ronaldsay & one North Ronaldsay (both ORK) both on 15th Apr; one Loch of Clickimin, two Unst & one Boddam (all SHET) all on 16th Apr One reported near Clachan, Kintyre (ARG) 7th Apr; one Kilkenneth, Tiree (ARG) 12th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 13th Apr; one Loch Insh (HIGH) 13th Apr, 5+ on 14th; 12 The Oa, Islay (ARG) 15th Apr; one Crinan (ARG) 15th Apr; two near Dornoch (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Morar (HIGH) 15th Apr One SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 11th Apr; one Balgavies Loch (ANG) 13th Apr; one near Crombie CP (ANG) 13th Apr; three Loch Leven (P&K) 13th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 14th Apr; 22+ in the RSPB Loch of Strathbeg area (NES) on 14th Apr; three Spey Bay (M&N) 14th Apr; influx noted Moray & Nairn on 15th Apr One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 11th Apr; two Innerleithen (BORD) 11th Apr; one Largoward (FIFE) 12th Apr; four Linlthgow Loch (LOTH) 12th Apr; three Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 12th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 13th Apr; one Craigluscar NR (FIFE) 13th Apr; first Isle of May 14th Apr; 12 Blairdrummond GPs (UF) 14th Apr; one Kinglassie (FIFE) 15th Apr; influx noted Lothian 15th Apr One over Clairmont Gardens, Glasgow (CLYDE) 11th Apr; 2+ Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 12th Apr; one Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 12th Apr; one Alloway, one Martnaham Loch, one Portencross, one Trabboch Loch & one Hunterston Sands (all AYRS) all on 13th Apr; seven Powillimount (D&G) 13th Apr; one Catacol, Arran (CLY ISL) 14th Apr
House Martin One Virkie (SHET) 18th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr; one Stornoway, Lewis (OH) 21st Apr; one Westray (ORK) 2nd May; first Fair Isle 3rd May One Loch Insh & one Kingussie (both HIGH) both on 14th Apr; three at The Oa, Islay (ARG) 15th Apr; 2+ Arisaig (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Tayinloan (ARG) 18th Apr; one Loch Fleet (HIGH) 20th Apr; one Portmahomack (HIGH) 28th Apr Two Rescobie Loch & one Balgavies Loch (both ANG) both on 14th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 14th Apr; 1+ Loch Leven (P&K) 14th Apr; one Inchgarth NR (NES) 14th Apr; one Clochan (M&N) 15th Apr; one Elgin (M&N) 17th Apr One Thornielee (BORD) 13th Apr; two Blair Drummond GPs (UF) 14th Apr; one Garleton Hills (LOTH) 14th Apr; two Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 14th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 14th Apr; one Isle of May 20th Apr; two Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 22nd Apr One Powillimount (D&G) 13th Apr; two Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 14th Apr; two Shewalton (AYRS) 17th Apr
Tree Pipit One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th Apr; one Fair Isle 21st Apr; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 30th Apr Two Ormsary (ARG) 8th Apr; one Culbokie (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Nethybridge (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Minard Woods (ARG) 19th Apr; one Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 27th Apr 3+ Finzean (NES) 20th Apr; five singing Loch Kinord (NES) 20th Apr; several Glen Artney (P&K) 20th Apr; two Drynachan (M&N) 21st Apr Four Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 14th Apr; one Haddington (LOTH) 18th Apr; one Ard Forest, Aberfoyle (UF) 19th Apr; two near Bonchester Bridge (BORD) 28th Apr; one Isle of May 8th May; two Devilla Forest (FIFE) 23rd May Two Dumbrock Muir (CLYDE) 19th Apr; two east Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 19th Apr; two Loch Riecawr area (AYRS) 20th Apr; 1+ RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 23rd Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 23rd Apr
Yellow Wagtail One Fair Isle 1st May, Grey-headed type on 8th May, five Grey-headeds on 16th; single Grey-headed Wagtails at Exnaboe & Scatness (both SHET) both on 10th May; two Grey-headed Wagtails North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th May; one Loch Sandary, North Uist (OH) 22nd May; Grey-headed type Barvas, Lewis (OH) 28th May Blue-headed Wagtail Udale Bay (HIGH) 23rd Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Criagnure, Mull (ARG) 24th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 1st May; one Avielochan (HIGH) 3rd May Two RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 30th Apr, two (including a Blue-headed Wagtail) on 4th May; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Meikle Loch (NES) 2nd May Singles Skateraw & near Haddington (both LOTH) both on 19th Apr; one near Ladykirk (BORD) 20th Apr; 7+ (including two Blue-headed) Seafield Pond (LOTH) on 21st Apr; one Letham (FIFE) 24th Apr; one Isle of May 1st May; two Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 10th May Blue-headed Wagtail Carbarns Pool (CLYDE) 20th Apr; one Hunterston (AYRS) 28th Apr; two (male & female) Twechar (CLYDE) 4th May; one Dornock Mains (D&G) 4th May; two Blue-headed Wagtails Auchenharvie GC (AYRS) 8th May
White Wagtail One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th Mar; one Quendale (SHET) 13th Apr; six Balranald RSPB, North Uist (OH) 3rd May; 47 Askernish, South Uist (OH) 7th May One Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 21st Mar, 2 on 29th, 30+ on 20th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 5th Apr; singles Dornoch beach & Loch Fleet (both HIGH) both on 14th Apr; one Elgol, Skye (HIGH) 14th Apr One Findhorn (M&N) 6th Apr; one Tugnet (M&N) 18th Apr, 15 on 24th Apr; one Lochinch, Aberdeen (NES) 18th Apr; one Riverside Park, Dundee (ANG) 19th Apr; one Meikle Loch (NES) 19th Apr One Barns Ness (LOTH) 28th Mar, 63+ on 27th Apr; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 31st Mar; one Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 1st Apr; six Letham Pools (FIFE) 14th Apr, 40 on 26th; one Carse of Lecropt (UF) 15th Apr; eight Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 22nd Apr; 50+ Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 2nd May; first Isle of May on 2nd May Two Hightae Flood, near Lockerbie (D&G) 8th Apr; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 9th Apr; three Blairbowie (AYRS) 10th Apr; two Kilpatrick Point, Arran (CLY ISL) 10th Apr; three Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 12th Apr, 12+ on 17th; 16 Auchenharvie GC (AYRS) 14th Apr, 37 on 21st; 40 River Nith near Dumfries (D&G) 17th Apr; 22 Carbarns Pool (CLYDE) 24th Apr
Redstart One Exnaboe (SHET) 19th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr; one Fair Isle 22nd Apr One RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 20th Apr; male Knapdale forest (ARG) 23rd Apr; male Insh Marshes RSPB (HIGH) 23rd Apr; one The Mound Alderwoods, Sutherland (HIGH) 7th May Male Finzean (NES) 20th Apr; male Glen Artney (P&K) 20th Apr; male Loch Kinord (NES) 20th Apr; male Glen Isla (ANG) 20th Apr; male Tullybelton (P&K) 23rd Apr; one near Dulsie (M&N) 5th May Male Barns Ness (LOTH) 20th Apr; male Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 20th Apr; male Drumloist, Braes of Doune (UF) 20th Apr; 5+ Dunbar/Barns Ness area (LOTH) on 21st Apr; three St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 21st Apr; male Isle of May 28th Apr Male Mugdock CP (CLYDE) 18th Apr; male Kirkton, Dumfries (D&G) 18th Apr; three males Glen Afton (AYRS) 19th Apr; two Sallochy Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 19th Apr; male Browhouses (D&G) 20th Apr
Whinchat One Sumburgh (SHET) 3rd May; one Fair Isle 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 10th May; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 11th May Male near Islandadd Bridge (ARG) 26th Apr; male near Otter Ferry, Cowal (ARG) 26th Apr; male Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 4th May, two further males on Skye on 5th May Two Girdle Ness (NES) 8th May; male Struan (P&K) 9th May; two Glen Prosen (ANG) 16th May; one Auchmithie (ANG) 17th May; one Findhorn (M&N) 26th May One Skateraw (LOTH) 19th Apr; male Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 20th Apr; five near Bonchester Bridge (BORD) 25th Apr; two males Glen Finglas (UF) 1st May; male Isle of May 6th May One WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 23rd Apr; three near Galston (AYRS) 24th Apr; male Ravenscraig, Motherwell (CLYDE) 24th Apr; pair Bogside (AYRS) 27th Apr
Wheatear One Bayhead, North Uist (OH) 1st Apr; one North Tolsta, Lewis (OH) 2nd Apr; small influx noted Uists & Benbecula (OH) 5th-7th Apr; one Sumburgh (SHET) 7th Apr; male North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th Apr; two Grutness (SHET) 10th Apr; first Fair Isle 10th Apr One Ardnave, Islay (ARG) 12th Mar; male High Ranachan, Kintyre & one Loch Buie, Mull (both ARG) both on 16th Mar; one Sanaigmore, Islay (ARG) 19th Mar; female Dunvegan, Skye (HIGH) 26th Mar; male Scourie (HIGH) 30th Mar; male Waternish Point, Skye (HIGH) 1st Apr; small influx noted Islay (ARG) 2nd-5th Apr; female Chanonry Point (HIGH) 7th Apr; influx noted Skye (HIGH) 8th Apr One Tronach Head (M&N) 31st Mar; male Carsebreck Lochs (P&K) 3rd Apr; male Montrose Bay (ANG) 9th Apr; one Burghead (M&N) 13th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 14th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 7th Apr; two Leadburn (BORD) 7th Apr; one Faseny Bridge, Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 7th Apr; one Gargunnock Hills (UF) 11th Apr; 12 St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 11th Apr Two Seamill (AYRS) 23rd Mar; male Turnberry Point (AYRS) 26th Mar; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 26th Mar; one Crook of Baldoon, Wigtown Bay (D&G) 29th Mar; one Machrie, Arran (CLY ISL) 1st Apr; one Cardross (CLYDE) 7th Apr
Ring Ouzel One Fair Isle 11th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 14th Apr; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 12th May One Old Man of Storr, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; three Glen Tromie (HIGH) 15th Apr Male Glen Esk (ANG) 13th Apr; male Glen Turret (P&K) 19th Apr; one SE side of Cairngorm (M&N) 29th Apr; one Glen Callater (NES) 11th May Male Blackhopebyre (BORD) 30th Mar; two Dumyat Hill (UF) 6th Apr; male Garleton Hills (LOTH) 7th Apr; male St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 7th Apr; one Kilrenny (FIFE) 13th Apr; male Isle of May 16th Apr Male Wester Hill (D&G) 31st Mar; male Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 7th Apr; male Culter Waterhead (CLYDE) 19th Apr; male Cir Mohr, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th May
Grasshopper Warbler One Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one Quendale (SHET) 8th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May; one South Uist (OH) 21st May; one Eriskay (OH) 29th May One Loch Laich (ARG) 20th Apr; one Loch Leathan (ARG) 22nd Apr; one Halsary (CAITH) 26th Apr; one Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 28th Apr; two Inverness (HIGH) 4th May One Red Moss of Netherley (NES) 24th Apr; one Spynie Canal (M&N) 27th Apr, three on 5th May; one Errol (P&K) 27th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 29th Apr One Pentland Hills (LOTH) 19th Apr; one near Kinghorn (FIFE) 19th Apr; one Isle of May 19th Apr; one Gullane Point (LOTH) 20th Apr; one Dunblane (UF) 22nd Apr; one near Bonchester Bridge (BORD) 26th Apr Four Pow Burn (AYRS) 19th Apr; one Cathkin Marsh SWT (CLYDE) 20th Apr; one Caerlaverock NNR (D&G) 26th Apr
Sedge Warbler One Fair Isle 3rd May; one Sumburgh (SHET) 4th May; 1+ Deerness (ORK) 5th May; one Balranald, North Uist (OH) 6th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th May; one Askernish, South Uist (OH) 7th May One Portnahaven, Islay (ARG) 19th Apr; one Lochgilphead meadows (ARG) 26th Apr; two Inverness (HIGH) 4th May; one Achavandra Muir, Sutherland (HIGH) 9th May One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 21st Apr; five singing Tay Reedbeds, Errol (P&K) 27th Apr; one Spynie canal (M&N) 30th Apr; one singing Red Moss of Netherley (NES) 4th May Two Skateraw (LOTH) 24th Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 25th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 26th Apr; one Bemersyde Moss (BORD) 27th Apr; one Isle of May 7th May One Carnsalloch, Dumfries (D&G) 19th Apr; one Bogside (AYRS) 20th Apr; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 24th Apr; one Merryton (CLYDE) 24th Apr; one Trabboch Loch (AYRS) 26th Apr; one Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 26th Apr, 14 singing birds on 27th; one Corricravie, Arran (CLY ISL) 29th Apr; one Mull of Galloway (D&G) 30th Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Fair Isle 2nd May, eight on 11th; one Grutness (SHET) 8th May; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May One singing Dunvegan, Skye (HIGH) 1st June One Riverside Nature Park, Dundee (ANG) 27th Apr; one St. Cyrus NNR (NES) 4th May; one Girdle Ness (NES) 4th May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 25th Apr; one singing Reston (BORD) 1st May; one near Drem (LOTH) 2nd May; one Isle of May 19th May Two Irvine Beach Park (AYRS) 27th Apr; four Carrick Shore & Knockbrex, Gatehouse of Fleet (D&G) 27th Apr; three Garnock Lagoons (AYRS) 27th Apr; one Shewalton (AYRS) 28th Apr; male North Haugh, Strathclyde CP (CLYDE) 4th May; one singing Asda, Ayr (AYRS) 6th May
Whitethroat One Burray (ORK) 8th May; one Norwick, Unst (SHET) 8th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; two Fair Isle 8th May; one Paiblesgarry, North Uist (OH) 16th May One Otter Ferry, Cowal (ARG) 1st May; male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 5th May; four singing Black Isle (HIGH) 7th May; one Inverness (HIGH) 9th May; one Carr Brae, Lochalsh (HIGH) 9th May; one Coul Links, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 10th May One Craigmill Den (ANG) 22nd Apr; one Riverside Nature Park, Dundee (ANG) 27th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 28th Apr; one Spynie canal (M&N) 5th May One Stirling (UF) 19th Apr; one Skateraw (LOTH) 21st Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 21st Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 21st Apr; one Isle of May 21st Apr; two Kinneil (UF) 27th Apr; 6+ Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 2nd May One Balgray Reservoir (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one Caerlaverock NNR (D&G) 24th Apr; one Greenan (AYRS) 25th Apr; two Bogside (AYRS) 27th Apr; male Slidderywater, Arran (CLY ISL) 28th Apr; 3+ Mull of Galloway (D&G) 30th Apr; two near Glencaple (D&G) 2nd May; two near Dumfries (D&G) 2nd May
Garden Warbler One Fair Isle 13th May, 25 on 16th; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 15th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 15th May, seven on 16th; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 29th May One Grantown-on-Spey (HIGH) 7th May; one Carr Brae, Lochalsh (HIGH) 9th May; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 19th May One Forfar (ANG) 2nd May; one near Aboyne (NES) 7th May; one Portknockie (M&N) 15th May; 5+ Levenmouth Plantation, Loch Leven (P&K) 26th May One Tweedbank (BORD) 26th Apr; one Cambuskenneth (UF) 29th Apr; one Dunblane (UF) 30th Apr; one Haddington (LOTH) 30th Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 3rd May; one Balcomie (FIFE) 9th May; two Isle of May 15th May One Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 26th Apr; one Brodick, Arran (CLY ISL) 29th Apr; one singing Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 5th May; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 6th May; one Irvine (AYRS) 7th May
Blackcap One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th Apr; one Norwick, Unst (SHET) 17th Apr; one Fair Isle 18th Apr; one Carnan, South Uist (OH) 4th May Male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 13th Apr; male Minard Castle (ARG) 17th Apr; two Inverness (HIGH) 21st Apr; one Glendale, Skye (HIGH) 21st Apr Male Arbroath (ANG) 11th Apr; one Kirriemuir (ANG) 17th Apr; male Loch Spynie (M&N) 17th Apr; singing male Inverurie (NES) 24th Apr; two singing males Errol (P&K) 27th Apr Singing male Spittal (LOTH) 10th Apr; singing male Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 11th Apr; one Dunblane (UF) 14th Apr; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 15th Apr; male Isle of May 15th Apr Male Erskine harbour (CLYDE) 13th Apr; first birds back Baron’s Haugh RSPB & Lochwinnoch RSPB (both CLYDE) both on 18th Apr; three Newton Stewart (D&G) 18th Apr; males Alloway & Kilmaurs (both AYRS) both on 18th Apr; one High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 19th Apr
Wood Warbler One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May; one North Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 9th May; one Fair Isle 12th May; one Foula (SHET) 18th May One Minard Woods, one Loch Awe & one Benderloch (all ARG) all on 5th May; one Rothiemurchus (HIGH) 9th May; one Ardnamurchan (HIGH) 9th May; four singing Carr Brae, Dornie (HIGH) 9th May; several singing Strathconon (HIGH) 10th May One singing Dinnet oakwoods (NES) 21st May; one Birnam Hill Wood (P&K) 24th May One Pease Bay (BORD) 21st Apr; one singing near Brig O’ Turk (UF) 30th Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 1st May; one near Drem (LOTH) 2nd May; one Duddingston Loch (LOTH) 5th May; one singing Plora Woods (BORD) 5th May Six Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 27th Apr; one Glen Afton (AYRS) 2nd May; one singing RSPB Lochwinnoch (AYRS) 5th May; several singing birds RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 6th May; three singing Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 7th May; one Merkland Wood, Arran (CLY ISL) 17th May; one singing Ness Glen (AYRS) 25th May
Chiffchaff One Claddach Vallay, North Uist (OH) 8th Apr; one Fair Isle 11th Apr; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 12th Apr; two North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th Apr; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 14th Apr One Inverness (HIGH) 30th Mar, three singing on 11th Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 2nd Apr; one Rosehaugh Estate, Black Isle (HIGH) 5th Apr; one Isleornsay, Skye (HIGH) 12th Apr One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 29th Mar; one singing near Spynie Palace (M&N) 11th Apr; one singing Arbroath (ANG) 11th Apr; one singing Pitfodels, Aberdeen (NES) 13th Apr; one singing Kinross GC (P&K) 13th Apr; influx noted Angus 14th Apr; 2+ singing birds reported NES 14th Apr One singing Musselburgh (LOTH) 28th Mar; one singing Kinneil (UF) 31st Mar; one Halkburn (BORD) 3rd Apr; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 4th Apr; one singing Roslin Glen (LOTH) 4th Apr; singles singing Cullaloe NR & Birnie Loch (both FIFE) both on 6th Apr; one singing Airthrey Loch (UF) 8th Apr; two singing Yester Woods (LOTH) 10th Apr One Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 20th Mar; one Hunterston (AYRS) 23rd Mar; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 26th Mar; one singing Auchincruive (AYRS) 5th Apr; singles singing Strathclyde Park, Barrhead & near Milton of Campsie (all CLYDE) all on 6th Apr; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 7th Apr; one singing near Kirk Dam, Bute (CLY ISL) 7th Apr; one singing Millport, Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 12th Apr
Willow Warbler One Eday (ORK) 15th Apr; one Bornish, South Uist (OH) 17th Apr; first Fair Isle 18th Apr; singles Stenaday & South Ronaldsay (both ORK) both on 20th Apr; one Norwick, Unst (SHET) 20th Apr; two south Mainland (SHET) 22nd Apr One reported Bridgend, Islay (ARG) 11th Apr; four The Oa, Islay (ARG) 15th Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 16th Apr; one Knockvologan, Mull (ARG) 16th Apr; one Eigg (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Kingussie (HIGH) 17th Apr; one St. John’s Loch (CAITH) 17th Apr; one Kylerhea Ferry, Skye (HIGH) 18th Apr; influx noted Argyll 18th Apr; influx noted Skye (HIGH) 19th Apr; several singing around Inverness (HIGH) 20th Apr One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 16th Apr; one Loch of Skene (NES) 17th Apr; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 18th Apr; several Aboyne (NES) 18th Apr; one Glen Turret (P&K) 19th Apr; two Hill of Spynie (M&N) 19th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 14th Apr, 10+ on 17th; four Barns Ness (LOTH) 14th Apr; one Clovenfords (BORD) 15th Apr; one Kilrenny (FIFE) 15th Apr; two St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 15th Apr; singles Bridge of Allan & Doune (both UF) both on 18th Apr; first Isle of May 19th Apr One reported Clauchlands, Arran (CLY ISL) 6th Apr; three Garnock Floods & one Underwood (both AYRS) both on 13th Apr; one Wigtown (D&G) 15th Apr; singles singing Loch Lomond NNR & Linn Park (both CLYDE) both on 15th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher Three Fair Isle 8th May; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 8th May; five North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May; five noted on Shetland on 9th May; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 25th May Two near Newtonmore (HIGH) 18th May; one Noss Head (CAITH) 18th May; five noted on Black Isle (HIGH) 19th May; one Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 19th May; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 22nd May One Glen Prosen (ANG) 15th May; one Coniecleugh near Huntly (NES) 15th May; two Levenmouth Plantation, Loch Leven (P&K) 29th May One Woodhall Dean (LOTH) 13th May; one St. Abb’s Head (BORD) 14th May; one Kilmany (FIFE) 16th May; one Isle of May 16th May Three by River Ayr near Muirkirk (AYRS) 7th May; one near Creetown (D&G) 16th May; two Birthwood, Culter Glen (CLYDE) 20th May
Pied Flycatcher Male Cara, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May, six on 11th; three Fair Isle 9th May, 16 on 11th; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 9th May; two Sumburgh (SHET) 9th May; two Castlebay, Barra (OH) 19th May Singing male Aviemore (HIGH) 27th Apr; male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 8th May; one Minard Woods (ARG) 10th May; male Noss Head (CAITH) 16th May Male Glen Clova (ANG) 19th May; male Tullos Hill, Aberdeen (NES) 21st May One Dollar (UF) 30th Apr; male Denburn Wood (FIFE) 10th May; two Isle of May 15th May Male Loch Ken (D&G) 22nd Apr; male Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 26th Apr; seven Inversnaid RSPB (CLYDE) 2nd May; male Ness Glen (AYRS) 25th May

2012 (updated 21 Jun)

Shetland, Fair Isle, Orkney and Outer Hebrides Highland, Caithness and Argyll North-East Scotland, Moray & Nairn, Angus and Perth & Kinross Fife, Isle of May, Upper Forth, Lothian and Borders Clyde, Clyde Islands, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway
Manx Shearwater 2 Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 5th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 14th Apr, 23 on 16th May; 4 past Watsness (SHET) 16th May 4 off Coll (ARG) 25th Mar; one Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 1st Apr; c.400 off Hyskeir (HIGH) 11th Apr; c.1,000 in The Minch north of Hawes Bank (ARG) 11th Apr; one Dornoch, Sutherland (HIGH) 21st Apr One past Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 10th May, 15 on 19th; 50 past Rattray Head (NES) 17th May 2 past Crail (FIFE) 21st Apr; 2 north past Barns Ness (LOTH) 29th Apr; one off Isle of May 3rd May; 32 past Port Seton (LOTH) 18th May; 4 past St. Abbs Head (BORD) 10th June One Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 5th Apr, 2 on 8th; one Mull of Galloway (D&G) 10th Apr; first Arran, off Whiting Bay (CLY ISL) on 11th Apr
Garganey Drake Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 16th Apr; one Loch of Trondavoe (SHET) 21st Apr; drake Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 22nd Apr; female North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr; drake Benbecula (OH) 17th May Pair Oronsay (ARG) 14th Apr; drake Loch a’ Phuill, Tiree (ARG) 27th Apr; drake St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 2nd May Drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 17th Apr; drake Errol (P&K) 5th May; drake Loch Spynie (M&N) 8th May Drake Loch Gelly (FIFE) 27th Apr; drake Kinneil (UF) 28th Apr; drake Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 2nd May Pair Garnock Floods (AYRS) 4th Apr; drake Dyke Farm Quarry NR (D&G) 2nd May; drake Wigtown Bay (D&G) 7th May; pair Torr Righ Beag, Arran (CLY ISL) 9th May; pair Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 6th June
Marsh Harrier One Quendale (SHET) 21st Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May; one Westray (ORK) 9th May Male Ham (CAITH) 1st May Male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 24th Mar; male Port Allen (P&K) 27th Mar; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 19th Apr; female RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 23rd Apr Female Alva (UF) 21st Apr; female north Skateraw (LOTH) 13th May One RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 29th Apr
Osprey One Loch of Breksie, Unst (SHET) 22nd Apr; one Orphir Hills (ORK) 2nd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 10th May; one Fair Isle 10th May; one Berneray (OH) 24th May Female back RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 21st Mar; one Add Estuary (ARG) 25th Mar; one Loch Fleet (HIGH) 27th Mar; one Loch Watten (CAITH) 31st Mar; one Ford (ARG) 3rd Apr Back SWT Loch of the Lowes & one at Loch of Butterstone (both P&K) both on 23rd Mar; one back at nest site on Donside (NES) 24th Mar; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 25th Mar One NW over Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 25th Mar; one Loch Venachar (UF) 25th Mar; one near Doune & one Lake of Menteith (both UF) both on 27th Mar; 2 birds back at nest sites in Borders on 28th Mar; one west Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh (LOTH) 29th Mar; one over Baberton, Edinburgh (LOTH) 29th Mar; one Isle of May 3rd May One over Rowardennan, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 25th Mar; male back at nest site Threave (D&G) 29th Mar; female back at nest site near WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 2nd Apr; one Carsfad Loch (D&G) 4th Apr; one near New Cumnock (AYRS) 7th Apr; one north Saltcoats (AYRS) 8th Apr
Dotterel 3 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th May; 2 Berneray (OH) 15th May; 2 Fair Isle 23rd May One The Reef, Tiree (ARG) 18th Apr; 2 Lower Reiss farm (CAITH) 6th May; 2 Kinnabus, Islay (ARG) 11th May; 6 Shebster (CAITH) 15th May 5 Pluckerston farm near Kirriemuir (ANG) 8th May, 11 on 9th, 31 on 11th; 2 Rashiereive (NES) 13th May; 2 near Comrie (P&K) 22nd May 2 Carnbee (FIFE) 13th Apr; one Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 1st May One reported Green Lowther Hill (CLYDE) 3rd May, one on 5th; 10 Cairnsmore of Carsphairn (D&G) 5th May; one Beinn Tarsuinn, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th June
Whimbrel One Sumburgh (SHET) 9th Apr; one Kilpheder, South Uist (OH) 14th Apr; one Scatness (SHET) 21st Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr; first Fair Isle 22nd Apr One Embo (HIGH) 4th Apr; 8 Mallaig (HIGH) 16th Apr; 20+ on Tiree (ARG) 23rd Apr, 169 on the island on 7th May, 156 then at Hough on 9th; one Castletown (CAITH) 25th Apr; 170 at Rattar farm (CAITH) 28th Apr, 220 on 4th May One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 31st Mar; one Arbroath (ANG) 6th Apr; 3 Ythan Estuary (NES) 22nd Apr; one Glen Lednoch (P&K) 6th May; 17 Montrose Basin (ANG) 6th May One Dunglass (LOTH/BORD) 7th Apr; 38 reported past East Wemyss (FIFE) 21st Apr; one Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 22nd Apr; one Isle of May 23rd Apr; 2 Kinneil (UF) 6th May; one over Gordon (BORD) 6th May One Cardross Bay (CLYDE) 31st Mar; 2 Kirkcudbright Bay (D&G) 5th Apr; 3 New England Bay (D&G) 20th Apr; 9 Newbie (D&G) 23rd Apr; one Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 23rd Apr; one Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 24th Apr; influx noted Ayrshire 24th Apr including 15 Bogside & 25 Munnoch Reservoir; 33 West Ferry-Longhaugh Point (CLYDE) 30th Apr
Common Sandpiper One Loch of Skaill (ORK) 21st Apr; 2 Fair Isle 29th Apr; one Eela Water (SHET) 30th Apr; 3 Loch Carnan, South Uist (OH) 1st May One Loch na Keal, Mull (ARG) 13th Apr; one The Mound, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 16th Apr; one Loch Leathan (ARG) 22nd Apr; 2 Broubster (CAITH) 6th May One River South Esk, Powmouth (ANG) 12th Apr; 2 near Brechin (ANG) 12th Apr; one Aboyne (NES) 14th Apr; 2 Kingston (M&N) 16th Apr; one Dunalistair Water (P&K) 18th Apr; at least 3 on River Dee at Banchory (NES) 21st Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 29th Apr One Bo’ness (UF) 11th Apr; 2 Faseny Cottage, Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 12th Apr; one Mountcastle (FIFE) 16th Apr; one St. Mary’s Loch (BORD) 22nd Apr; 2 River Teith, Lecropt (UF) 28th Apr; 2 Isle of May 1st May One River Clyde near Carbarns (CLYDE) 9th Apr; one River Nith, Kirkton (D&G) 11th Apr; one Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 13th Apr; 2 Stair (AYRS) 15th Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 16th Apr
Sandwich Tern One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Mar; one Stoneybridge, South Uist (OH) 8th Apr; one Grutness (SHET) 23rd Apr One Ardnave, Islay (ARG) 26th Mar; 2 Brora (HIGH) 28th Mar; 5 Loch Fleet (HIGH) 30th Mar; 2 St. John’s Loch (CAITH) 24th Apr One Aberdeen (NES) 8th Mar; one Nairn (M&N) 16th Mar; one Donmouth (NES) 17th Mar; one Lossiemouth (M&N) 18th Mar; 2 Findhorn (M&N) 23rd Mar; 2 Elliot Burn (ANG) 5th Apr One Inverkeithing (FIFE) 1st Mar; 2 Gosford Bay (LOTH) 24th Mar; 2 North Berwick (LOTH) 31st Mar; 3 Eyemouth (BORD) 1st Apr; 2 Isle of May 28th Apr; one Bo’ness (UF) 20th May One Saltcoats (AYRS) 13th Mar; one Drummore (D&G) 19th Mar; 3 Arran (CLY ISL) 10th Apr; 4 Wemyss Bay (CLYDE) 16th Apr
Common Tern One Carinish, North Uist (OH) 18th Apr; 6 Loch of Stenness (ORK) 21st Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 23rd Apr; 2 Fair Isle 20th May 15 near Storehouse Restaurant north of Cromarty Bridge (HIGH) 3rd May; 2 Dornoch (HIGH) 4th May; 6 Loch Caolisport (ARG) 12th May; 6 Loch Feochan (ARG) 13th May One Tugnet (M&N) 19th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 20th Apr; 2 Ythan Estuary (NES) 22nd Apr; one Aboyne Loch (NES) 15th May 16 Kinghorn Harbour (FIFE) 28th Apr; 20+ Port Edgar (LOTH) 3rd May; 40 Grangemouth (UF) 8th May 2 Dipple (AYRS) 2nd May; 4 Greenock & one West Ferry (both CLYDE) both on 9th May; 8 Luce Bay (D&G) 13th May
Arctic Tern 3 Carinish, North Uist (OH) 22nd Apr, 5 on 25th; 2 St. Peter’s Pool (ORK) 24th Apr; 2 Sumburgh (SHET) 30th Apr; 5 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd May; first Fair Isle 9th May One St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 28th Apr, first back at nest sites there on 3rd May; 7 Tiree (ARG) 2nd May; 30 Dornoch (HIGH) 8th May; 300+ Dunnet Bay (CAITH) 12th May One Tugnet (M&N) 13th Apr; 20+ Ythan Estuary (NES) 2nd May; 5 Easthaven (ANG) 8th May 127 east past Kinghorn Harbour (FIFE) 28th Apr; 3 Scoughall (LOTH) 29th Apr; 2 Isle of May 2nd May, 10 on 6th One Newbie (D&G) 18th Apr; 2 Saltcoats (AYRS) 24th Apr, 100+ on 2nd May; 48 Turnberry Point (AYRS) 2nd May; 9 Pladda (CLY ISL) 20th May
Little Tern 2 Vallay, North Uist (OH) 25th Apr; 5 Burray (ORK) 21st May One Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr, 4 on 21st; 4 Islay (ARG) 23rd Apr; 5 Dornoch (HIGH) 1st May First Ythan Estuary (NES) 25th Apr; one Tugnet (M&N) 9th May, 2 on 18th 5 Tyninghame (LOTH) 16th May
Cuckoo One Grimsay (OH) 15th Apr; one Redland & one Linnadale (both ORK) both on 29th Apr; influx noted Outer Hebrides 3rd-4th May One Croig, Mull (ARG) 8th Apr; one reported Laggan (HIGH) 10th Apr; one Tayvallich (ARG) 14th Apr; one Sandaig, Lochalsh (HIGH) 15th Apr; 3 reported on Isle of Skye (HIGH) on 18th Apr; one Glen Strathfarrar (HIGH) 27th Apr; one Hollandmey Moss (CAITH) 30th Apr One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 19th Apr; one Glen Garry (P&K) 2nd May; one Aboyne (NES) 4th May; one Crimond (NES) 8th May; one Lossiemouth Forest (M&N) 9th May 2 Loch Rusky (UF) 27th Apr; one Loch Chon (UF) 28th Apr; one Gullane Bents (LOTH) 30th Apr; one Craik (BORD) 3rd May; one Garvald Lodge, Moorfoot Hills (BORD) 3rd May; one Dunino (FIFE) 6th May; one Joppa, Edinburgh (LOTH) 7th May; 2 Isle of May 15th May One Muirshiel CP (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one near Balmaha (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Apr; one Kirkconnell Flow (D&G) 24th Apr; one Drumlamford (AYRS) 27th Apr; one Loch Maberry (D&G) 27th Apr; one Carsphairn (D&G) 27th Apr
Swift One reported Back, Lewis (OH) 26th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th May; first Fair Isle 20th May; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 21st May One Oban (ARG) 7th May; one Thurso (CAITH) 13th May; 2 Dornoch Point (HIGH) 14th May 3+ Loch of Skene (NES) 28th Apr; 2 Balgavies Loch (ANG) 29th Apr; one Kinross (P&K) 30th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 30th Apr; 2 Clochan (M&N) 5th May; one Dunkeld (P&K) 11th May 12 Rossie Bog, 10+ Angle Park, c.20 Lindores Loch & 8 Loch Gelly (all Fife) all on 28th Apr; one Bridge of Allan (UF) 28th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 29th Apr; 2 Barns Ness (LOTH) 30th Apr; 12 Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 1st May; 5 Tweedbank (BORD) 2nd May; 2 Isle of May 9th May One near Wigtown (D&G) 26th Apr; 10 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 27th Apr; one Merryton (CLYDE) 28th Apr; one Trabboch Loch (AYRS) 28th Apr; 7 Lochwinnoch & 4 Balgray Reservoir (both CLYDE) both on 28th Apr; 3 Belston Loch, one Tarbolton & one Doonfoot (all AYRS) all on 29th Apr; 3 Dumfries (D&G) 3rd May; one Arran (CLY ISL) 20th May
Sand Martin One Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 26th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Mar; one Daliburgh, South Uist (OH) 4th Apr; 4 Warebeth (ORK) 20th Apr; one Fair Isle 8th May One near Calgary, Mull (ARG) 20th Mar; one The Aird, Skye (HIGH) 25th Mar; one Ensay Burn, Mull (ARG) 25th Mar; 5 noted around Caithness on 30th Mar; 4 Loch Insh (HIGH) 1st Apr; 6 Loch Eye (HIGH) 10th Apr One Murton GPs (ANG) 27th Mar; 2 near Loch Freuchie (P&K) 31st Mar; 2+ Loch Spynie (M&N) 31st Mar; 30+ Loch of Skene (NES) 31st Mar, 150 on 3rd Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 19th Mar, 2 on 24th; one Lake of Menteith (UF) 23rd Mar; 2 River Tweed, Innerleithen (BORD) 25th Mar; 3 Keltie Bridge, Callander (UF) 31st Mar; 2+ Loch Gelly (FIFE) 9th Apr, 40 on 14th Apr; 2 Isle of May 7th May One in-off Stevenston (AYRS) 17th Mar; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB & 9 at Strathclyde Loch (both CLYDE) both on 18th Mar; 6 Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 19th Mar; one Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 25th Mar; 2 Carlingwark Loch (D&G) 26th Mar; 2 Low Coylton (AYRS) 26th Mar; 200 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 4th Apr
Swallow One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Mar, 2 on 18th Apr; 2 Kirkwall (ORK) 16th Apr; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 18th Apr; first Fair Isle 18th Apr; one Askernish, South Uist (OH) 21st Apr One reported Foulis Ferry, Cromarty Firth (HIGH) 18th Mar; one The Oa, Islay (ARG) 27th Mar; 2 reported Portree, Skye (HIGH) 27th Mar; one Balinoe, Tiree (ARG) 31st Mar; one Dornoch (HIGH) 13th Apr; one Inverness (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Scrabster (CAITH) 18th Apr One reported Arbroath (ANG) 18th Mar; one Montreathmont Forest (ANG) 8th Apr; one Greens (NES) 9th Apr; 2 Maryton, Kirriemuir (ANG) 10th Apr; 2+ Loch of Skene (NES) 10th Apr; one Lossiemouth (M&N) 12th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 3rd Apr, 3 on 8th; one Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 5th Apr; one Carron (UF) 7th Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 8th Apr; 3 Manderston Lake (BORD) 10th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 11th Apr; 2 Luthrie (FIFE) 13th Apr; one Tyninghame (LOTH) 13th Apr; one Stirling University (UF) 13th Apr; 3 Blairdrummond Quarry (UF) 14th Apr; first Isle of May 18th Apr One Irvine (AYRS) 26th Mar; one Dunragit (D&G) 29th Mar; one Abington (CLYDE) 1st Apr; one near Springholm (D&G) 8th Apr; one Monkton (AYRS) 11th Apr; one Lamlash Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 11th Apr; 3 Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 13th Apr
House Martin One Ardivachar, South Uist (OH) 24th Mar; one Kirkwall (ORK) 5th May, 12 on13th; one Scatness (SHET) 8th May; one Butt of Lewis (OH) 20th May; 5 Fair Isle 20th May; 10 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th May One Elgol, Skye (HIGH) 24th Mar; one The Oa, Islay (ARG) 29th Mar; one Scrabster (CAITH) 18th Apr; 6 near Helmsdale (HIGH) 21st Apr; 2 Oban (ARG) 9th May One Loch of Skene (NES) 10th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 18th Apr; one Cloddach (M&N) 21st Apr One Musselburgh (LOTH) 8th Apr; one Ploughlands (BORD) 9th Apr; one Alva (UF) 14th Apr; 2 Dunglass (LOTH/BORD) 16th Apr; 2 Blairdrummond Ponds (UF) 21st Apr; one Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 24th Apr; one Callander & one Bridge of Allan (both UF) both on 28th Apr; one Isle of May 30th Apr 2 near Rosebank (CLYDE) 14th Apr; 2 Balgray Reservoir (CLYDE) 14th Apr; 2 Maybole (AYRS) 15th Apr; one Newbie (D&G) 18th Apr
Tree Pipit One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th Apr, 33 on 8th May; one Fair Isle 18th Apr, 3 on 21st, 58 on 8th May; one Carnan, South Uist (OH) 5th May; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 7th May; 4 Whalsay (SHET) 8th May; 21 Sumburgh (SHET) 9th May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 12th Apr; one Dornie (HIGH) 19th Apr; present Glen Strathfarrar (HIGH) 27th Apr; 6 Strath Carnaig (HIGH) 28th Apr One Dinnet (NES) 9th Apr; 2+ singing Finzean (NES) 18th Apr; one Newtyle Hill (P&K) 15th Apr, 2+ on 29th; one Raemoir, Banchory (NES) 21st Apr; one Lossie Forest (M&N) 23rd Apr; several Glen Esk (ANG) 29th Apr One St. Abbs Head (BORD) 4th Apr; 2 over Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 15th Apr; one Glen Finglas (UF) 20th Apr; one Sheriffmuir & one Kinneil (both UF) both on 21st Apr; 2 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 21st Apr; one Isle of May 29th Apr One Inchcailloch, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one Glenmalloch Lodge (D&G) 15th Apr; 2 Courance (D&G) 19th Apr; 10 Loch Lomondside (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 28th Apr; one Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 1st May
Yellow Wagtail One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr; one Fair Isle 20th Apr, 3 on 9th May including a Grey-headed Wagtail; 2 Grey-headed Wagtails Hillwell (SHET) 9th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail Aird an Runair, Balranald, North Uist (OH) 9th May; male Blue-headed Wagtail North Ronaldsay (ORK) 14th May One reported Iona (ARG) 21st May One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 8th May 2 Torness Power Station (LOTH) 1st May, 4 on 14th; male Nisbet (BORD) 7th May; one East Reston (BORD) 7th May; one Isle of May 19th May, male Blue-headed Wagtail there on 27th One WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 9th May
White Wagtail Male Fair Isle 27th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th Apr; 2 Sumburgh & one Fetlar (both SHET) both on 18th Apr One Barsloisnoch (ARG) 4th Apr; one Balephetrish Bay, Tiree (ARG) 4th Apr; 2 Loch Beannacharan (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Scrabster (CAITH) 15th Apr; 2 Dornoch Point (HIGH) 19th Apr One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 15th Apr; 4 Kingston (M&N) 16th Apr, 43 on 16th May; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 21st Apr Very early birds reported Barns Ness (LOTH) 11th Mar & Newmains farm, Reston (2) (BORD) on 13th Mar; 2 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 8th Apr; 4+ Barns Ness (LOTH) 10th Apr; 8 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 15th Apr, 21 on 21st Apr; 5 Luthrie (FIFE) 16th Apr; one Isle of May 19th Apr; 20 Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 22nd Apr One Creetown (D&G) 30th Mar; 2 Loch Ryan (D&G) 5th Apr; 3 Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 11th Apr; 8 Blairbowie (AYRS) 13th Apr; 2+ Carbarns Pool (CLYDE) 15th Apr; 16+ Balgray Reservoir (CLYDE) 18th Apr
Redstart One South Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Apr; male Toab (SHET) 21st Apr; male Fair Isle 24th Apr, 15 on 8th May; 54 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; 12 Whalsay (SHET) 8th May; one Uigen, Lewis (OH) 9th May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 18th Apr; male Balliemeanoch, Loch Awe (ARG) 22nd Apr; male RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 24th Apr; one Inversheil, Loch Duich (HIGH) 26th Apr; one Glen Strathfarrar (HIGH) 27th Apr; 2 Noss Head (CAITH) 9th May One near Aboyne (NES) 21st Apr; male Girdle Ness (NES) 26th Apr; 4 Braco (P&K) 28th Apr; male Newtyle Hill (P&K) 29th Apr; 6 males Glen Esk (ANG) 29th Apr; one Tomintoul (M&N) 29th Apr; male Raemoir, Banchory (NES) 1st May One Lake of Menteith (UF) 16th Apr; male Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 17th Apr; male St. Abbs Head (BORD) 19th Apr, 8 on 10th May; one Isle of May 20th Apr, 2 males on 27th; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 5th May Male Sallochy Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 16th Apr, 5 on 29th; one Castramon Wood (D&G) 18th Apr; male Courance (D&G) 19th Apr; 3 New Cumnock (AYRS) 20th Apr; female High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th May
Whinchat One The Range, South Uist (OH) 7th May; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 8th May; 6 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; 6 Fair Isle 8th May one Sumburgh (SHET) 9th May Male Add Estuary (ARG) 1st May; male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 2nd May; 3 Lochalsh (HIGH) 9th May; male The Biel, Duncansby (CAITH) 10th May One Braco (P&K) 28th Apr; one Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 1st May; one near Clunes Lodge (P&K) 2nd May; one Glen Esk (ANG) 11th May 2 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 28th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 30th Apr; 2 Isle of May 30th Apr; one Ben Vane (UF) 5th May; 2 Glenvale (FIFE) 9th May One Saltcoats harbour, 2 Dundonald Camp, one Loch Doon & one Muirkirk (all AYRS) all on 3rd May; one Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 3rd May; one Brownside Braes (CLYDE) 3rd May; one Cairnsmore NR (D&G) 3rd May
Wheatear One Cravadale, Harris (OH) 22nd Mar; 2+ Aird an Runair, Balranald, North Uist (OH) 23rd Mar; 2 Butt of Lewis (OH) 25th Mar; male Yesnaby & a male on Westray (both ORK) both on 25th Mar; first Fair Isle 27th Mar; one Bridge of Walls (SHET) 2nd Apr One Portnahaven, Islay (ARG) 17th Mar; male Upper Milovaig, Skye (HIGH) 18th Mar; male Loch Fleet (HIGH) 19th Mar; two (male & female) New Ulva (ARG) 21st Mar; 3 males on Tiree (ARG) 22nd Mar; 3 Dunnet Head (CAITH) 27th Mar One Girdle Ness (NES) 21st Mar; two males Glen Prosen (ANG) 22nd Mar; two males Glen Maik (P&K) 25th Mar; 5 males Loch Lee, Glen Esk (ANG) 25th Mar; one Knaik Valley (P&K) 27th Mar; 7 Glen Dye (NES) 28th Mar; 2 Lossiemouth (M&N) 12th Apr Male Inverlochlarig (UF) 18th Mar; male Fala (LOTH) 18th Mar; male Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 19th Mar; 3 Barns Ness-Skateraw (LOTH) 21st Mar; one Ladyside, Moorfoot Hills (BORD) 22nd Mar; first Isle of May 22nd Mar; 2+ St. Abbs Head (BORD) 25th Mar; male Kinneil (UF) 25th Mar; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 28th Mar 2 males RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 15th Mar; male Mull of Galloway & one Creetown (both D&G) both on 21st Mar; male Maidens (AYRS) 23rd Mar; female Inchinnan (CLYDE) 24th Mar; 3 Shannochie, Arran (CLY ISL) 25th Mar
Ring Ouzel Male Fair Isle 30th Mar; one Snarravoe, Unst (SHET) 17th Apr; 5 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Apr Male Glen Strathfarrar (HIGH) 15th Apr; 2 Dunnet (CAITH) 27th Apr; male and female Glen Achall, Ullapool (HIGH) 29th Apr; 2 Fishnish Lochs, Mull (ARG) 4th May One Glen Beanie (ANG) 28th Mar; 2 Glen Isla (ANG) 31st Mar; male Sands of Forvie NNR (NES) 19th Apr; one Glen Lyon (P&K) 26th Apr Single males Pentland Hills & Faseny Bridge, Lammermuir Hills (both LOTH) both on 24th Mar; one Glen (BORD) 25th Mar; male Loch Gelly (FIFE) 14th Apr; one Isle of May 22nd Apr, 12 on 26th; one Dumyat (UF) 1st May One Drumgoyne, Strathblane (CLYDE) 27th Mar; 2 reported Arran (CLY ISL) 28th Mar; male Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 11th Apr; one near Sundaywell (D&G) 14th Apr; 6 between Wanlockhead-Mennock Pass (D&G) 15th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One Sandwick (SHET) 21st Apr; one Fair Isle 24th Apr; one Durkadale (ORK) 29th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 12th May 3 singing Inverness (HIGH) 21st Apr, 5 on 22nd; 2 singing on Skye (HIGH) 21st Apr; one Ardrishaig-Oakfield (ARG) 21st Apr; one singing Coll (ARG) 23rd Apr; singles Keills & Taynish NNR (both ARG) both on 25th Apr; one Broubster (CAITH) 2nd May One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 18th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 28th Apr, 3 on 30th; one Kineff Old Church (NES) 29th Apr; one singing near Calvine (P&K) 3rd May 2 Blackdevon Wetland & one Skinflats Lagoons (both UF) both on 21st Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons & one Aberlady Bay (both LOTH) both on 21st Apr; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 22nd Apr; 3 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 22nd Apr; 5 Isle of May 30th Apr One singing Robroyston, Glasgow (CLYDE) 20th Apr; 2 Mull of Galloway (D&G) 21st Apr; 3 singing at Pow Burn, 4 singing Hunterston & one singing Cunning Park (all AYRS) all on 22nd Apr; 12 Pow Burn (AYRS) 2nd May; 1+ singing Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 3rd May
Sedge Warbler One The Loons RSPB (ORK) 28th Apr; one Scatness (SHET) 30th Apr; one Fair Isle 1st May; 4 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May One Moine Mhor NNR (ARG) 23rd Apr; one Rockside, Islay (ARG) 25th Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 1st May; one Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 1st May; one Duncansby (CAITH) 2nd May; one Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 7th May; one near Inver, Easter Ross (HIGH) 7th May; one Ham (CAITH) 7th May One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 19th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 20th Apr; one Levenmouth Cut, Loch Leven (P&K) 4th May; one Dinnet Lochs (NES) 5th May; one Tugnet (M&N) 6th May; one Girdle Ness (NES) 7th May One Loch Gelly (FIFE) 22nd Apr; one Cambus (UF) 22nd Apr; one Blindwells (LOTH) 26th Apr; one River Teith, Lecropt (UF) 28th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 2nd May; one Earlston (BORD) 3rd May; one Grange of Lindores (FIFE) 3rd May; first Fife Ness (FIFE) 5th May One Merryton (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 24th Apr; one Greenan (AYRS) 24th Apr; one Loch Nahinie (AYRS) 27th Apr; one RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 28th Apr, 6 on 1st May, 25+ singing birds on 3rd May; one Corriecravie, Arran (CLY ISL) 29th Apr; 1+ Mull of Galloway (D&G) 3rd May; one Carlingwark Loch (D&G) 3rd May
Lesser Whitethroat 3 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one Whalsay (SHET) 8th May; 2 Fair Isle 8th May; one Bornish, South Uist (OH) 30th May 2 Noss Head (CAITH) 9th May; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 27th May One singing Kineff Old Church (NES) 20th May; one singing Montrose Basin (ANG) 27th May 2 Isle of May 30th Apr; 2 Barns Ness (LOTH) 1st May, 3 on 2nd; 3 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 1st May; one singing Garleton Hills (LOTH) 6th May; first Isle of May 10th May; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 20th May One Deil’s Dyke (AYRS) 30th Apr; one Dornock (D&G) 2nd May; one singing Sandyford (AYRS) 3rd May; 2 reported singing Auchenhew, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th May
Whitethroat One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr, 12 on 8th May; one Uyeasound, Unst (SHET) 1st May; 3 Sumburgh (SHET) 8th May; 9 Fair Isle 8th May; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 19th May One singing Morar (HIGH) 24th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 4th May; one Embo, Sutherland (HIGH) 7th May; 4 Islay (ARG) 12th May One Aboyne (NES) 26th Apr; one Powmouth (ANG) 3rd May; one Tugnet (M&N) 6th May; 2 Girdle Ness (NES) 7th May One Isle of May 19th Apr; one Cambus (UF) 22nd Apr; 2 singing Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 28th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 29th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 30th Apr; one Guardbridge (FIFE) 5th May; 2 singing Coates (LOTH) 6th May One Merryton (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one Isle of Whithorn (D&G) 27th Apr; one Carbarns (CLYDE) 28th Apr; 2 Croy Bay (AYRS) 28th Apr; one Arran (CLY ISL) 28th Apr; one Pow Burn (AYRS) 29th Apr, 3 on 2nd May; 4 near Browwell (D&G) 3rd May
Garden Warbler One Fair Isle 29th Apr; one Sandgarth, Voe (SHET) 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one Uigen, Lewis (OH) 9th May; one Quendale (SHET) 9th May One Lochgilphead (ARG) 27th Apr; one The Mound, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 29th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 4th May; one Dornie, Lochalsh (HIGH) 10th May One Kingennie fishery (ANG) 6th May; 3 Powmouth (ANG) 13th May; one Deesside (NES) 23rd May One Lanrick Estate (UF) 5th May; one Dunblane (UF) 6th May; 2 River Almond Pools (LOTH) 7th May; 3 Bowhill (BORD) 8th May; one Isle of May 9th May One Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 24th Apr; one Machrie, Arran (CLY ISL) 28th Apr; one singing Annbank (AYRS) 30th Apr; 2 Dundonald Hill (AYRS) 1st May; 2 High Camer (D&G) 2nd May; one Lochwinnoch RSPB & one IBM, Greenock (both CLYDE) both on 3rd May
Blackcap Female Fair Isle 27th Mar; male Langass Lodge, North Uist (OH) 3rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th Apr; 2 Quendale (SHET) 18th Apr One Bellanoch (ARG) 8th Apr; male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 9th Apr; singing male Torvean, Inverness (HIGH) 11th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 12th Apr; 4 singing Inverness (HIGH) 15th Apr, 11 on 22nd; one Castlehill and one singing Achvarasdale Wood (both CAITH) both on 6th May Male Monifieth (ANG) 9th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 16th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 21st Apr; 3 singing Banchory (NES) 21st Apr; one singing The Hermitage (P&K) 27th Apr Singles singing Newbattle Abbey & Auchendinny (both LOTH) both on 27th Mar; one singing Callander Park, Falkirk (UF) 28th Mar, 3 on 14th Apr; one Newton St. Boswells (BORD) 30th Mar; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 1st Apr; one singing Blakelaw farm (BORD) 1st Apr; 2 singing Colinton Dell (LOTH) 7th Apr; one singing Langlee Woods (BORD) 7th Apr; one Isle of May 10th Apr; one singing Tweedbank, one singing Coldingham & one singing Burnmouth (all BORD) all on 11th Apr 2 Culzean CP (AYRS) 31st Mar; 2 Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 4th Apr; one singing Garnock Floods (AYRS) 7th Apr; male singing Kirkton near Dumfries (D&G) 8th Apr; 2 Wigtown (D&G) 8th Apr; male Over Courance (D&G) 11th Apr
Wood Warbler 2 Fair Isle 3rd May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; 2 Wideford Burn (ORK) 9th May; one Clachan Farm, North Uist (OH) 16th May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 24th Apr; 1+ Glen Nant (ARG) 27th Apr; 2 singing Dornie, Lochalsh (HIGH) 10th May; 4 Strathconan (HIGH) 28th May One Killiecrankie (P&K) 1st May One Kilmahog (UF) 1st May; one Auchendinny Glen (LOTH) 1st May; one Plora Woods, Innerleithen (BORD) 6th May 2 singing Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 20th Apr, 10 singing on 9th May; 3 singing Balmaha-Sallochy, Loch Lomondside (CLYDE) 29th Apr; one singing East Craigend, Erskine (CLYDE) 6th May; one Minnigaff (D&G) 8th May; one singing Glenashdale, Arran (CLY ISL) 8th May; 3 singing Knockman Wood (D&G) 9th May; one Craigengillan (AYRS) 24th May
Chiffchaff One singing Langass Lodge, North Uist (OH) 18th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 22nd Mar; one Fair Isle 22nd Mar, 9 on 27th; one Maywick (SHET) 27th Mar; one Scousburgh (SHET) 1st Apr 2 singing Inverness (HIGH) 18th Mar; one singing Kilchoman, Islay (ARG) 22nd Mar; one singing Holme, Inverness (HIGH) 24th Mar; 2 singing Morar (HIGH) 24th Mar; one Balephuil, Tiree & one River Feochan (both ARG) both on 25th Mar; one singing Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 26th Mar; one St. John’s Loch (CAITH) 27th Mar One singing Barry Buddon (ANG) 22nd Mar; one singing Montreathmont Forest (ANG) 23rd Mar; 2 Loch of Blairs & 3 Loch na Bo (both M&N) both on 23rd Mar; one singing Kingswells, Aberdeen, one singing Potarch, one singing Girdle Ness & 2 singing Kirkhill Forest (all NES) all on 25th Mar; one Carse of Trowan (P&K) 27th Mar 2+ singing River Tyne near East Linton (LOTH) 11th Mar; one singing Colinton, Edinburgh (LOTH) 13th Mar; one singing Tweedbank (BORD) 14th Mar; 3+ singing Mire Loch, St. Abbs Head (BORD) 17th Mar; singles singing Pitmedden Forest & Kirkcaldy (both FIFE) both on 18th Mar; one singing Coates (LOTH) 22nd Mar; one singing Stirling (UF) 22nd Mar; one Loch Fitty (FIFE) 23rd Mar; one singing Holme Hill, Dunblane (UF) 24th Mar; first Isle of May 24th Mar; one singing Lake of Menteith (UF) 25th Mar; one Mill Glen, Tillicoultry (UF) 25th Mar One singing Parklea (CLYDE) 12th Mar; one singing Solway Gate, Dumfries (D&G) 15th Mar; one singing Cloncaird Castle (AYRS) 16th Mar, 2+ on 20th; one Shiskine, Arran (CLY ISL) 17th Mar; one singing Cardowan Moss LNR, Glasgow (CLYDE) 17th Mar
Willow Warbler One Fair Isle 10th Apr, 3 on 16th; 2 South Uist (OH) 14th Apr; one Holm & one Deerness (both ORK) both on 16th Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 18th Apr; 7 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Apr One Ormsary (ARG) 27th Mar, another there on 5th Apr; one reported Glendale, Skye (HIGH) 31st Mar, next birds on Skye not until 13th Apr; one singing Kincraig (HIGH) 2nd Apr; one Bruichladdich, Islay (ARG) 7th Apr, 3 Islay on 9th; one singing Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 11th Apr; 3+ singing Taynish NNR (ARG) 11th Apr; one Isle of Seil (ARG) 12th Apr; one singing near Tain (HIGH) 14th Apr; one Kilninver (ARG) 14th Apr; one singing Culbokie (HIGH) 14th Apr; one Melvich, north Sutherland (HIGH) 18th Apr; first Iona & Ross of Mull (ARG) 18th Apr;influx noted east Sutherland (HIGH) 18th Apr; influx noted Caithness 19th Apr One Muir of Dinnet (NES) 9th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 12th Apr; one singing Barry Buddon (ANG) 13th Apr; one singing Drummond Castle woods (P&K) 14th Apr; one Maryton, Kirriemuir (ANG) 15th Apr; one near Fowlis Wester (P&K) 16th Apr; one Archiestown (M&N) 17th Apr; one Clochan (M&N) 18th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 18th Apr; influx noted North-East Scotland 20th-21st Apr One singing Tweedbank (BORD) 6th Apr, 2 on 12th; one Mine Wood, Bridge of Allan (UF) 8th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 11th Apr, 4 on 15th; one Bathgate (LOTH) 11th Apr; 2 Carse of Lecropt (UF) 11th Apr; 2 Mountcastle (FIFE) 16th Apr; first Isle of May 19th Apr One singing near Beeswing (D&G) 25th Mar; one singing High Camer Wood (D&G) 27th Mar; one singing near Ayr Hospital (AYRS) 29th Mar; one singing Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) on 31st Mar, first on RSPB reserve there on 4th Apr; one Knockdolian (AYRS) 1st Apr; one singing Arran (CLY ISL) 1st Apr; 3 singing Bogside (AYRS) 7th Apr; one singing Foxbar, Paisley (CLYDE) 8th Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 8th Apr; 3+ Garnock Floods (AYRS) 11th Apr; 2 Courance (D&G) 11th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher One Fair Isle 8th May; one Uigen, Lewis (OH) 9th May; one Helendale, Lerwick (SHET) 9th May; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May; 5 Burwick, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 8th May; 2+ Langwell House (CAITH) 19th May; 6 The Mound, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 30th May One Glen Tanar (NES) 11th May; one Dunkeld (P&K) 11th May; one North Water Bridge (NES) 14th May; one Powmouth (ANG) 15th May One Newburgh (BORD) 5th May; one Oxton (BORD) 9th May; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 10th May; one Isle of May 11th May; one Tillicoultry Glen (UF) 12th May; 2 Barns Ness (LOTH) 13th May; one Kilmany (FIFE) 19th May; 3 Kilminning (FIFE) 21st May One Mull of Galloway (D&G) 5th May; one Creetown (D&G) 7th May; 2 Hunterston (AYRS) 8th May; one Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 9th May
Pied Flycatcher One Scatness (SHET) 20th Apr; one Fetlar (SHET) 22nd Apr; 4 Fair Isle 1st May; 6 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one Sumburgh (SHET) 9th May; male Port of Ness, Lewis (OH) 9th May; 4 South Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May; male Northlocheynort plantation, South Uist (OH) 9th May; 3 Uigen, Lewis (OH) 9th May Male reported Balemartine, Tiree (ARG) 2nd May; male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 9th May; female St. John’s Loch (CAITH) 9th May One Dunkeld (P&K) 3rd May; male Collieston (NES) 9th May; 1st-summer male East Seaton farm (ANG) 10th May; male Dinnet NNR (NES) 13th May; 3 males Killiecrankie (P&K) 19th May Male Isle of May 26th April, 6 on 10th May 2 males Castramon Wood & one Knockman Wood (both D&G) both on 18th Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 28th Apr; male and female Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 1st May