Summer migrants

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The 2014 Summer Migrant Arrival table is now up and running. It is hoped that this facility will be updated as regularly as possible, potentially more than once a day during peak periods. All the updated tables for previous years are available to view by scrolling down the page.

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2014 (updated 22 Apr)

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 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 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 Loch of Wester (CAITH) 20th Apr Three (two drakes & a female) at RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 23rd Mar 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
Marsh Harrier One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr Female Montrose Basin & male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (both ANG) both on 25th Mar Female near Bilsdean (LOTH) 31st Mar
Osprey 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 One Cairngorms (HIGH) 15th Apr; one between Munlochy-Avoch (HIGH) 17th Apr
Whimbrel Two Fair Isle 14th Apr; four Loch Hallan, South Uist (OH) 17th Apr; one Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 19th Apr 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 Findhorn (M&N) 8th Apr; two Portknockie (M&N) 10th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 13th Apr Three Barns Ness (LOTH) 17th Apr,eight on 21st; one Tullibody Inch (UF) 17th Apr Two Browhouses (D&G) 16th Mar; 14 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 6th Apr; five Powillimount (D&G) 16th Apr; eight Longhaugh Point (CLYDE) 19th Apr; two Dipple (AYRS) 20th Apr; nine West Ferry (CLYDE) 20th Apr
Common Sandpiper 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 River Findhorn to the west of Forres (M&N) 12th Apr; one near Brechin (ANG) 13th Apr; one Banchory (NES) 16th Apr; one Loch Kinord (NES) 20th 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 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 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 Gosford Bay (LOTH) 18th Mar; one Burnmouth (BORD) 13th 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 Four Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 16th Apr
Arctic Tern One Rubh’ Arnal, North Uist (OH) 14th Apr; one Lochmaddy, North Uist (OH) 16th Apr Two Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 13th Apr; two Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr Two Rattray Head (NES) 7th Apr Four Largybeg, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; one Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 21st Apr
Little Tern One Grenitote, North Uist (OH) 14th Apr One Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr One Doonfoot (AYRS) 16th Apr
Cuckoo 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 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
Swift
Sand Martin Two Howmore, South Uist (OH) 2nd 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 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 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; two Fair Isle 14th Apr; one Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 15th Apr; three Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 16th Apr; two Lerwick (SHET) 17th 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 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 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 Ormsary (ARG) 16th Apr; one Ballintean, Gen Feshie (HIGH) 18th Apr; one near Kilberry (ARG) 18th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 19th Apr One Loch Kinord (NES) 11th Apr; one Blacksboat (M&N) 16th Apr One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 16th Apr; one Lanrick Castle (UF) 17th 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
Yellow Wagtail 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 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 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; 15 Tiree (ARG) 19th Apr 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; 10 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 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 Male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 15th 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; singing male Dinnet NNR (NES) 19th 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 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
Whinchat One by Add Estuary (ARG) 19th Apr Male Fleet Viaduct (D&G) 19th Apr
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; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th Apr; male Scatness (SHET) 4th Apr 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 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 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
Grasshopper Warbler 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 singing near Boharm, Craigellachie (M&N) 15th Apr; one Inchberry (M&N) 15th Apr One singing Dunglass (LOTH) 10th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons and one singing Longniddry Bents (both LOTH) both on 18th Apr Two singing Dumbreck Marsh LNR (CLYDE) 11th Apr; one singing near Coalburn (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one singing Pow Burn, one Trabboch Loch & two singing Bogside (all AYRS) all on 18th Apr
Sedge Warbler One Tarryholme, Irvine (AYRS) 11th Apr; one RSPB Baron’s Haugh (CLYDE) 16th Apr; first RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 17th Apr; one Bogside (AYRS) 18th Apr; one Threave Castle NTS (D&G) 20th Apr; one Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Grutness (SHET) 19th Apr Singing male Castlesea Bay (ANG) 6th Apr – earliest ever in Scotland; two Collieston (NES) 19th Apr One near Gatehouse of Fleet (D&G) 16th Apr; two Garnock East near Ardeer (AYRS) 20th Apr
Whitethroat 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 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
Garden Warbler
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 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; five singing males Colinton Dell, Edinburgh (LOTH) 15th 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 Barnluasgan, Knapdale (ARG) 21st Apr One Lake of Menteith (UF) 19th Apr One Sallochy-Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 18th Apr; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D&G) 19th Apr
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; 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 Maryton, Kirriemuir (ANG) 6th Apr; two near Auldearn (M&N) 11th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 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; 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
Pied Flycatcher 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

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

2011 (updated 16 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 11 Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 7th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 22nd Apr 3 Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 10th Mar; 3 north Frenchman’s Rocks, Islay (ARG) 19th Mar; 7 off Eigg (HIGH) 23rd Mar; 3 mouth of Cromarty Firth (HIGH) 14th Apr 4 Rattray Head (NES) 21st May; 62 past Westhaven (ANG) 5th June 23 Kinghorn Harbour (FIFE) 16th Apr; 9 Gullane Point (LOTH) 14th May; one Dunglass (BORD) 22nd May One Saltcoats (AYRS) 26th Mar, c.150 on 18th Apr; 3 Turnberry Point (AYRS) 4th Apr; 6 Brodick Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 8th Apr; one Drummore (D&G) 14th Apr; one Corsewall Point (D&G) 22nd Apr; 3 Cloch Point (CLYDE) 21st May
Garganey Drake Loch Ardvule, South Uist (OH) 11th Apr; drake North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr, 5 on 10th May; pair Loch of Trondavoe (SHET) 24th Apr Drake Tiree (ARG) 21st Apr; pair Kintra, Mull (ARG) 24th Apr; 2 Balnakeil, Sutherland (HIGH) 29th Apr; drake St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 5th May Pair RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 22nd Mar, 3, 2 drakes & a female on 30th, 5 drakes on 13th May; drake RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 10th Apr; drake Loch Spynie (M&N) 25th Apr; drake Vane Farm RSPB (P&K) 1st May 4, 2 drakes and 2 females Ruddons Point (FIFE) 10th Apr; pair Earlshall Marsh (FIFE) 21st Apr; drake Loch Gelly (FIFE) 22nd Apr; drake reported Faseny Bridge (LOTH) 23rd Apr; pair Black Devon Wetland (UF) 28th Apr; drake Seafield Pond (LOTH) 6th May Pair WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 26th Mar; pair Barr Loch (CLYDE) 12th Apr
Marsh Harrier One Valla Field, Unst (SHET) 21st Apr; one Westray (ORK) 28th Apr; female Ness, Lewis (OH) 30th Apr; one Fair Isle 17th May Male near Cromarty (HIGH) 22nd Apr; male Loch Gorm, Islay (ARG) 3rd May Female Tay Reedbeds (P&K) 25th Mar; one reported RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 27th Mar, imm male on 7th Apr; female RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 4th Apr; female Spey Bay (M&N) 5th Apr; male & female Loch Spynie (M&N) 24th Apr One Rossie Bog (FIFE) 9th Apr; male Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 18th Apr; female Reston (BORD) 9th May Female near Creetown (D&G) 20th Apr; female Cathkin Marsh SWT (CLYDE) 25th Apr; females Knockdolian & Ardeer (both AYRS) both on 26th Apr
Osprey One over Binscarth (ORK) 26th Apr; one Fair Isle 27th Apr; one over Inganess Bay (ORK) 27th Apr; one Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 8th May One Kincraig (HIGH) 1st Mar; female back RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 24th Mar; one back at nest site Cruachan, Loch Awe (ARG) 23rd Mar; one back at nest site Loch Ederline (ARG) 25th Mar; one Loch Fleet (HIGH) 1st Apr; one near Thurso (CAITH) 4th Apr Female back SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 28th Mar, 3 on 29th; singles Balgavies Loch & RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (both ANG) both on 29th Mar; one Auchnagatt (NES) 29th Mar; pair back at Donside nest (NES) 4th Apr; one back a nest near Elgin (M&N) 4th Apr 2 Gladhouse Reservoir (LOTH) 19th Mar; 3 lake of Menteith (UF) 23rd Mar; one Isle of May 23rd Mar; one over Swanswater Fishery (UF) 24th Mar; one north Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 25th Mar; one north Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 28th Mar; one Loch Rusky (UF) 31st Mar; singles Lindores Loch & Guardbridge (both FIFE) both on 3rd Apr; one back at River Tweed nest site (BORD) 8th Apr One Endrick Mouth, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 24th Mar, 3 on 8th Apr; 2 back at nest site Wigtown (D&G) 30th Mar; one north Camphill Reservoir (AYRS) 9th Apr
Dotterel 7 Balranald RSPB, North Uist (OH) 26th Apr; 5 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr; one Ronas Hill (SHET) 1st May 14 The Reef, Tiree (ARG) 19th Apr; 4 Cairngorm (HIGH) 20th Apr; 2 Ben More, Mull (ARG) 22nd Apr; 7 Carn Ban Mor (HIGH) 24th Apr 11 Collieston x-roads (NES) 29th Apr; 19 Glen Clova (ANG) 1st May 6 Ben Ledi (UF) 17th Apr; 2 Scald Law, Pentland Hills (LOTH) 17th Apr; 5 Broad Law (BORD) 4th May 5 Cairnsmore of Carsphairn (D&G) 23rd Apr; 5 Blackcraig Hill (AYRS) 24th Apr; 3 Lowther Hill (D&G/CLYDE) 27th Apr
Whimbrel One Claddach Kirkibost, North Uist (OH) 28th Mar; one Ardivachar, South Uist (OH) 2nd Apr; one Culivoe, Yell (SHET) 3rd Apr; one Finstown (ORK) 9th Apr; 6 Fair Isle 16th Apr; one North Roanldsay (ORK) 16th Apr One Salen, Mull (ARG) 25th Mar; one Loch Slapin, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Eriska (ARG) 15th Apr; one tayinloan (ARG) 16th Apr, 19 on 22nd & 46 on 4th May; one Lythmore (CAITH) 17th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 18th Apr; one Reay (CAITH) 20th Apr; 2 Dornoch (HIGH) 22nd Apr; 256 Rattar (CAITH) 30th Apr One Ythan Estuary (NES) 20th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 23rd Apr; one Upper Rhynd Loch (P&K) 29th Apr; 2 Monifieth (ANG) 2nd May 2 Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 15th Apr; one Anstruther (FIFE) 20th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 27th Apr; first Isle of May 4th May 3 Saltcoats (AYRS) 17th Apr; 2 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 17th Apr; one Newbie (D&G) 20th Apr; 3 Newbie & 4 Southerness Point (both D&G) both on 21st Apr
Common Sandpiper One Loch Carnan, South Uist (OH) 16th Apr; one Fair Isle 21st Apr; one Birsay (ORK) 24th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 29th Apr One The Mound, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 10th Apr; one Kilchiaran, Islay (ARG) 14th Apr; one Ronachan Point & one Cowal (both ARG) both on 16th Apr; one Inverness (HIGH) 16th Apr; 2 Loch Achall, Ullapool (HIGH) 17th Apr One Powmouth (ANG) 9th Apr; one Loch Kinord (NES) 14th Apr; one Carsebreck Loch (P&K) 16th Apr; one Loch Tay (P&K) 18th Apr; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 23rd Apr One Musselburgh (LOTH) 2nd Apr; one Dunbar Quarry (LOTH) 9th Apr; 2 Mountcastle GP (FIFE) 10th Apr; one Isle of May 15th Apr; 2 Newcastleton & one Tweedbank (both BORD) both on 20th Apr One near Mitchellslacks (D&G) 8th Apr; one Collennan Reservoir (AYRS) 9th Apr; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 13th Apr
Sandwich Tern One Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 21st Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Mar; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 6th Apr; one Pool of Virkie (SHET) 26th Apr One Dornoch (HIGH) 25th Mar; one Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 30th Mar; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 31st Mar; one St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 16th Apr 2 Ythan Estuary (NES) 23rd Mar, 7 on 28th; 2 Nairn (M&N) 24th Mar; 3 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 29th Mar; 3 Burghead (M&N) 31st Mar One Seton Sands (LOTH) 18th Mar; 4 Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 3rd Apr; first Isle of May 21st Apr One Maidens (AYRS) 26th Mar; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 27th Mar; 8 Loch Ryan (D&G) 5th Apr; 2 Ironotter Point (CLYDE) 9th Apr
Common Tern One Carinish, North Uist (OH) 4th Apr; one Bornish, South Uist (OH) 7th Apr; one Stromfirth (SHET) 18th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Apr; one Fair Isle 29th Apr One Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 28th Apr; 2 St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 30th Apr; 10 Loch Feochan (ARG) 9th May 2 Scotstown Head (NES) 20th Apr; 6 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 21st Apr; 4 Loch Spynie (M&N) 22nd Apr; 1+ Lunan Bay (ANG) 24th Apr 4 Barns Ness (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Inverkeithing Bay (FIFE) 24th Apr; 2+ Musselburgh (LOTH) 25th Apr; first Isle of May 27th Apr One Newshot Island (CLYDE) 24th Apr; 3 Gretna (D&G) 7th May; c.20 Troon & two Portencross (both AYRS) both on 22nd May
Arctic Tern 2 Fair Isle 21st Apr; 2 South Ford, South Uist (OH) 22nd Apr; one Finstown (ORK) 23rd Apr; 2+ Loch of Stenness (ORK) 25th Apr; one Loch Ordais, Lewis (OH) 29th Apr; 3 Lerwick (SHET) 2nd May; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd May One Ardnave Point, Islay (ARG) 14th Apr; 2 Ardistillery, Islay (ARG) 16th Apr; 4 Ardnave Point, Islay (ARG) 17th Apr; 2 Tiree (ARG) 23rd Apr; one off Beatrice Oil Platform (CAITH) 24th Apr; 5 St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 2nd May; one Ardullie Point, Cromarty Bridge (HIGH) 9th May; first Traigh near Mallaig (HIGH) 10th May One Findhorn (M&N) 8th Apr; one Rattray Head (NES) 21st Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 4th May First Isle of May 25th Apr 2 Saltcoats (AYRS) 14th Apr; 6 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 29th Apr; 7 Prestwick & 16 Turnberry Point (both AYRS) both on 29th Apr; 10 Browhouses (D&G) 29th Apr; 92 Newbie (D&G) 1st May; 2 Cleats, Arran (CLY ISL) 6th May
Little Tern One West Gerenish, South Uist (OH) 24th Apr; one South Ford, South Uist (OH) 26th Apr; 3 Burray (ORK) 9th May 2 Islay (ARG) 9th Apr; 5 Tiree & one Loch Indaal, Islay (both ARG) both on 11th Apr; 4 Loch Fleet (HIGH) 27th Apr One Ythan Estuary (NES) 19th Apr; 2 Montrose (ANG) 15th May 2 Tyninghame (LOTH) 6th May One Gretna (D&G) 8th May; one Hunterston (AYRS) 9th May
Cuckoo One Orphir (ORK) 21st Apr; one Northton, Harris (OH) 24th Apr; one Lochmaddy, North Uist (OH) 24th Apr; one Durkadale, Birsay (ORK) 25th Apr; first Fair Isle 8th May; one Bressay & one Sumburgh (both SHET) both on 9th May One Loch Tulla (ARG) 10th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 10th Apr; one Elgol, Skye (HIGH) 10th Apr; one Kingairloch (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Torridon (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Lochend (CAITH) 20th Apr One Bennachie (NES) 17th Apr; one Loch Tay (P&K) 18th Apr; one Glenisla (ANG) 23rd Apr One Loch Ard (UF) 14th Apr; one Pentland Hills (LOTH) 18th Apr; one Isle of May 13th May; one Kilrenny (FIFE) 26th May One Garelochhead (CLYDE) 10th Apr; one Auchinleck near Murray’s Monument (D&G) 10th Apr; one Glen Fruin (CLYDE) 12th Apr; one Knockman Wood (D&G) 16th Apr; one Glen App (AYRS) 18th Apr; 4 reported on Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Apr
Swift One Papa Westray (ORK) 3rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; one Fair Isle 1st May; one Noss (SHET) 2nd May; one Loch Carnan, South Uist (OH) 8th May; 3 Butt of Lewis (OH) 11th May One Campbeltown (ARG) 4th Apr; 8 Oban (ARG) 9th May; one Thurso (CAITH) 11th May One Loch Spynie (M&N) 23rd Apr, 2 on 4th May; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 6th May; 4 Kinross (P&K) 6th May; 10 Montrose (ANG) 7th May; 1+ Dyce (NES) 7th May; 5 Perth (P&K) 7th May One reported Torness Power Station (LOTH) 2nd Apr; 2 reported Leith Docks (LOTH) 9th Apr; one Dunino (FIFE) 12th Apr; one King’s Buildings, Edinburgh (LOTH) 29th Apr; 4 Tweedbank (BORD) 2nd May; 4 Loch Fitty (FIFE) 3rd May; 3 Stirling (UF) 9th May One Ballieston, Glasgow (CLYDE) 14th Apr; 2 Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; 19 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 1st May; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 1st May; 3 Dyke farm, Moffat (D&G) 4th May; one Brodick, Arran (CLY ISL) 8th May
Sand Martin One Inganess Bay (ORK) 28th Mar; one Skaw, Unst (SHET) 5th Apr; 6+ Butt of Lewis area (OH) 9th Apr; 15 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 10th Apr; 4 Fair Isle 10th Apr One Tayinloan (ARG) 23rd Mar; 4 Loch Brora & 3 Loch Garten (both HIGH) both on 24th Mar; 2 Loch Morar (HIGH) 25th Mar; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 25th Mar; one Loch Watenan (CAITH) 27th Mar; c.30 RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 29th Mar One Loch Leven (P&K) 23rd Mar; 4 Montrose Basin (ANG) 23rd Mar; 40 at Rescobie Loch & 2 Forfar Loch (both ANG) both on 24th Mar; 2 Inchgarth Reservoir, Cults & 35 Loch of Skene (both NES) both on 24th Mar; 12 Tay Reedbeds (P&K) 25th Mar; 25 Loch Flemington, 12 Loch na Bo, 8 Garmouth & 4 Loch Spynie (all M&N) all on 27th Mar One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 13th Mar, 2 on 21st; one Beecraigs CP (LOTH) 14th Mar; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 23rd Mar; 10 River Teviot, Denholm & 4 Melrose (both BORD) both on 25th Mar; 25 Lindores Loch (FIFE) 25th Mar, 75 on 26th, 400+ on 4th Apr; 5 Lake of Menteith (UF) 28th Mar; first Isle of May 3rd Apr 2 Littleton Reservoir, 2 Strathclyde Loch & 2 Baron’s Haugh RSPB (all CLYDE) all on 13th Mar; 2 Kendoon Loch (D&G) 14th Mar; 30 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 18th Mar; 11 Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D&G) 18th Mar; 3 Trabboch Loch (AYRS) 23rd Mar; 2 Kilpatrick, Arran (CLY ISL) 23rd Mar; 16 Belston Loch (AYRS) 26th Mar
Swallow One Ardvule, South Uist (OH) 31st Mar; one Orphir (ORK) 1st Apr; one Hillwell (SHET) 4th Apr; one Lerwick (SHET) 5th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th Apr; 6 on the Uists (OH) 8th Apr; 11 Fair Isle 10th Apr Singles Port Charlotte & Portnahaven, both Islay (ARG) on 23rd Mar; one Lybster (CAITH) 27th Mar; 2 near Janetstown (CAITH) 30th Mar; one South Sutor, Cromarty & 2 Portmahomack (both HIGH) both on 3rd Apr; 9+ Brora (HIGH) 13th Apr One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 28th Mar; one Sands of Forvie (NES) 30th Mar; one Maryton, Kirriemuir (ANG) 3rd Apr; one New Gullet Bridge, by Loch Leven (P&K) 3rd Apr; one Strachan (NES) 3rd Apr; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 3rd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy & one Montrose Basin (both ANG) both on 4th Apr; one Spey Bay (M&N) 7th Apr One north Whiteadder Water (LOTH) 24th Mar; one East Barns (LOTH) 25th Mar; one Bridge of Allan (UF) 25th Mar; one Falkirk (UF) 28th Mar; 10 Bemersyde Moss (BORD) 28th Mar; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 28th Mar; 2 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 29th Mar; one Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 29th Mar; 3+ Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 30th Mar; one Port of Menteith (UF) 31st Mar; first Isle of May 3rd Apr; 2 Rossie Bog (FIFE) 9th Apr One Fintry (CLYDE) 23rd Mar; one in-off Dipple (AYRS) 24th Mar; 1+ reported Collennan (AYRS) 24th Mar; 3 Stranraer area (D&G) 25th Mar; one Seamill (AYRS) 26th Mar; one Barr Loch (CLYDE) 28th Mar; 2 Dipple (AYRS) 28th Mar; one with 300+ Sand Martins at Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 30th Mar; 2 Arran (CLY ISL) 3rd Apr
House Martin One reported Stromness (ORK) 5th Apr; 5 Port of Ness, Lewis (OH) 9th Apr; singles Haroldswick, Unst & Firth (both SHET) both on 10th Apr; one Mingary, South Uist (OH) 10th Apr; 2 Fair Isle 10th Apr; 2 South Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th Apr; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr One RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 28th Mar; one reported Skeabost, Skye (HIGH) 4th Apr; one Scrabster (CAITH) 9th Apr; 12 Tiree (ARG) 10th Apr; one Brora (HIGH) 13th Apr One Levenmouth, Loch Leven (P&K) 3rd Apr; one Strachan (NES) 3rd Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 4th Apr; one Forres (M&N) 9th Apr; 3 Brechin (ANG) 10th Apr One Skateraw (LOTH) 2nd Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 4th Apr; one Barnton, Edinburgh & 2 near Haddington (both LOTH) both on 5th Apr; one Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 7th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 14th Apr; one Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 21st Apr, 5 on 22nd; first Isle of May 25th Apr One Balgray Reservoir & 2 near Eaglesham (both CLYDE) both on 3rd Apr; 4 Holmwood, Courance (D&G) 6th Apr; 2 Arran (CLY ISL) 8th Apr; 2 Monkton (AYRS) 9th Apr; 2 Minnigaff & 2 WWT Caerlaverock (both D&G) both on 10th Apr
Tree Pipit One Fair Isle 16th Apr, 2 on 22nd; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Apr; one Fladdabister (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Carinish, North Uist (OH) 7th May One singing Culbokie Woods (HIGH) 2nd Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 7th Apr; one Ullapool (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Strath Carnaig (HIGH) 22nd Apr One Loch Kinord (NES) 9th Apr; one Glen Clova (ANG) 9th Apr; one Glen Esk (ANG) 10th Apr; one by SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 14th Apr 2 north at Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 9th Apr; one Isle of May 10th Apr; one Tyndrum (UF) 16th Apr; 8+ Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 16th Apr; one Howford (BORD) 18th Apr; 4 Devilla Forest (FIFE) 28th Apr One Garlies Wood (D&G) 8th Apr; 2 Sallochy-Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 9th Apr; one Forest of Ae (D&G) 9th Apr; one Maidens & one Knockshinnoch Lagoons (both AYRS) both on 21st Apr; 2 Kilmory, Arran (CLY ISL) 27th Apr
Yellow Wagtail One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr; one Fair Isle 22nd Apr, one Asta (SHET) 24th Apr; Grey-headed Wagtail on Fair Isle 25th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Sumburgh (SHET) 6th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 18th May Blue-headed Wagtail Loch a’ Phuill, Tiree (ARG) 5th May Blue-headed Wagtail Girdle Ness (NES) 16th Apr; one south over Miltonhaven (NES) 16th Apr One Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 12th Apr; one east Musselburgh (LOTH) 18th Apr; one Isle of May 19th Apr; one Newmains Farm, Reston (BORD) 21st Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Dunbar (LOTH) 8th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 29th May Male Drymen Bridge (CLYDE) 20th Apr; 2 Mull of Galloway (D&G) 28th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Seamill (AYRS) 1st May
White Wagtail 2 Fair Isle 18th Mar, 2 on 3rd Apr; one Kilpheder, South Uist (OH) 19th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd Apr Male Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 1st Mar; one Loch Beg, Mull (ARG) 15th Mar; male Achavandra Muir (HIGH) 19th Mar; male Coll (ARG) 20th Mar; 2 Kirkton Bay, Wester Ross (HIGH) 28th Mar; one Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 5th Apr, 30 on Tiree on 21st; 3 Brora (HIGH) 13th Apr; 300 Dornoch GC (HIGH) 20th Apr Male Rattray Head (NES) 21st Mar; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 28th Mar; one Discovery Quay, Dundee (ANG) 12th Apr; one Carsebreck Loch (P&K) 16th Apr One Barns Ness (LOTH) 18th Mar, 10+ on 3rd Apr; 2+ Newmains Farm, Reston (BORD) 22nd Mar; one Cameron Reservoir (FIFE) 8th Apr; 2 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 14th Apr One Nether Barr, Newton Stewart (D&G) 13th Mar; one WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 23rd Mar; one Portencross (AYRS) 2nd Apr; male Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 2nd Apr; 16 Loans (AYRS) 17th Apr
Redstart Male Fair Isle 19th Apr, 9 males on 30th; one Whalsay (SHET) 24th Apr; one Papa Westray (ORK) 24th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr; female Drimsdale, South Uist (OH) 1st May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 12th Apr; one Ardachy, Loch Etive (ARG) 15th Apr; female Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 16th Apr; male near Strathpeffer (HIGH) 18th Apr; one Strath Carnaig (HIGH) 22nd Apr; one Nethybridge (HIGH) 24th Apr Male Loch Kinord (NES) 14th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 14th Apr; 10+ at Drummond Castle woods (P&K) 17th Apr; 6+ males Glen Lethnot area (ANG) 17th Apr; one Rattray Head (NES) 21st Apr One Tyndrum (UF) 16th Apr; one Isle of May 17th Apr; 1+ male Stobs Castle (BORD) 18th Apr; 3 males Woodhall Dean (LOTH) 18th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 18th Apr Male near Pirnmill, Arran (CLY ISL) 8th Apr; male Garlies Wood (D&G) 8th Apr; male Sallochy Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 9th Apr, 7 on 15th; male Blairquhan (AYRS) 9th Apr; one Courance (D&G) 11th Apr
Whinchat One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr; one Foula & one Noss (both SHET) both on 23rd Apr; one Balranald RSPB, North Uist (OH) 2nd May; first Fair Isle 8th May; one Leverburgh, Harris (OH) 12th May 2 Add Estuary (ARG) 20th Apr; one reported near Portree, Skye (HIGH) 24th Apr; 3 males near Dornie (HIGH) 27th Apr; male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 29th Apr One Loch Lee, Glen Esk (ANG) 20th Apr; one Backwater Dam (ANG) 21st Apr; one Braco (P&K) 24th Apr Male Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 20th Apr; one Isle of May 22nd Apr; male Glen Vale (FIFE) 1st May; 5 new in at Coates (LOTH) 4th May; male Tweedbank (BORD) 4th May Male near Waterbeck (D&G) 12th Apr; male Ardeer (AYRS) 22nd Apr; one Finnich Glen (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; male near Abington (CLYDE) 23rd Apr
Wheatear One Carnan, South Uist (OH) 23rd Mar; one Bay of Skaill & one North Ronaldsay (both ORK) both on 24th Mar; one Fair Isle 30th Mar; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 31st Mar One Mid Ardyne, Cowal (ARG) 13th Mar; singles Ardnave, Islay & Loch Beg, Mull (both ARG) both on 15th Mar; male Gedintailor, Braes, Skye (HIGH) 18th Mar; male Tiree (ARG) 20th Mar; male Machrins, Colonsay (ARG) 21st Mar; 2 males Rogart, Sutherland (HIGH) 24th Mar; male Inverness (HIGH) 27th Mar; one Ushat Head (CAITH) 27th Mar; 10+ Neist Point, Skye & 3 Ullapool (both HIGH) both on 28th Mar; male Coire an t-Sneachda, Cairngorm (HIGH) 1st Apr Male Carsebreck (P&K) 26th Mar; one Glen Doll (ANG) 27th Mar; 5 Glen Esk (ANG) 28th Mar; 2 Tomintoul (M&N) 29th Mar; 2 Girdle Ness (NES) 2nd Apr 2 Skateraw-Barns Ness (LOTH) 20th Mar; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 26th Mar; male Largo Bay (FIFE) 28th Mar; 3 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 30th Mar; 35 Barns Ness-Torness (LOTH) 2nd Apr; one Kellie Castle (FIFE) 8th Apr 4 males near Creetown (D&G) 16th Mar; male near Crawfordjohn (CLYDE) 19th Mar; one Balmaha (CLYDE) 19th Mar; male Machrie GC, Arran (CLY ISL) 22nd Mar; one Stevenston Point (AYRS) 23rd Mar; 2 males Maidens (AYRS) 24th Mar
Ring Ouzel Male Fair Isle 15th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Apr; one Deerness (ORK) 18th Apr; one Sandwick (SHET) 22nd Apr Male Findhorn Valley (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Ullapool (HIGH) 13th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 26th Apr Male Glen Esk (ANG) 28th Mar Male Blackhopebyres, Moorfoot Hills (BORD) 27th Mar; 2 near Hownam (BORD) 29th Mar; one Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh (LOTH) 30th Mar; female Faseny Bridge (LOTH) 2nd Apr; one Isle of May 26th Apr 3 Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 3rd Apr; 3 Lowther Hills (D&G) 3rd Apr; male Culter Glen (CLYDE) 7th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One Rendall (ORK) 9th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr; one Noss (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one Brue, Lewis (OH) 29th Apr; one North Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 29th Apr One Loch Leathan (ARG) 11th Apr; one Udale Bay (HIGH) 16th Apr; 3 singing RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 18th Apr; one Loch Morar (HIGH) 19th Apr; one Lochend (CAITH) 20th Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 21st Apr One Montrose Basin (ANG) 20th Apr, 4 on 24th; 2 Carsebreck Loch (P&K) 22nd Apr; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 24th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 27th Apr; one Blackdog (NES) 27th Apr; 6 singing near Inverbervie (NES) 28th Apr One singing Black Devon Wetlands (UF) 7th Apr; one Gullane Bents (LOTH) 10th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 13th Apr; one Eyemouth (BORD) 18th Apr; one Redmyre Forest (FIFE) 21st Apr; one Isle of May 30th Apr One Barr Loch (CLYDE) 7th Apr; singing birds at Pow Burn, Turnberry & Garnock Floods (all AYRS) all on 10th Apr; one Glen Fruin (CLYDE) 10th Apr; one Mull of Galloway (D&G) 11th Apr; one Brodick, Arran (CLY ISL) 12th Apr
Sedge Warbler One Fair Isle 21st Apr; one Tormiston Mill (ORK) 23rd Apr; one Whalsay (SHET) 24th Apr; one Foula (SHET) 24th Apr; one The Loons RSPB & one South Ronaldsay (both ORK) both on 25th Apr; one Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 26th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr; one Stoneybridge, South Uist (OH) 26th Apr One Tayinloan (ARG) 14th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 16th Apr; ;3 singing on Tiree (ARG) 21st Apr; one Inverness (HIGH) 24th Apr; one Barrock (CAITH) 26th Apr; one Loch Scarmclate (CAITH) 28th Apr One Loch Spynie (M&N) 8th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 20th Apr; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 20th Apr; 2 Carsebreck Loch (P&K) 22nd Apr One Shell Bay (FIFE) 17th Apr; one Eyemouth GC (BORD) 17th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 21st Apr; one Goose Pools (FIFE) 22nd Apr; 3 Seafield Pond (LOTH) 22nd Apr; 9 singing birds at Mire Loch, St. Abbs Head (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Coates (LOTH) 24th Apr; 3 Mountcastle Quarry (FIFE) 24th Apr; one Isle of May 26th Apr One singing Barr Loch (CLYDE) 8th Apr; one Merryton Haugh (CLYDE) 9th Apr; one Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 14th Apr; one Bogside (AYRS) 15th Apr; 2 WWT Caerlaverock (D&G) 17th Apr; first RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 17th Apr; one Trabboch Loch (AYRS) 19th Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Virkie (SHET) 22nd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr, 14 on 9th May; one Foula (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Fladdabister (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one Askernish, South Uist (OH) 4th May; one Bragar, Lewis (OH) 12th May One Girdle Ness (NES) 8th May; one West Seaton farm, Arbroath (ANG) 8th May 2 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 19th Apr; one Isle of May 19th Apr, 4 on 7th May; 2 near Leitholm (BORD) 24th Apr; one Kilrenny (FIFE) 30th Apr One Ardeer Fen (AYRS) 19th Apr; one Bracken Bay (AYRS) 19th Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 28th Apr
Whitethroat One Scatness & one Skaw, Unst (both SHET) both on 22nd Apr; one Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 25th Apr; one Ness, Lewis (OH) 29th Apr One South Kessock (HIGH) 21st Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 22nd Apr; 3 near Ardfern (ARG) 26th Apr; one Broubster (CAITH) 26th Apr; one Achavandra Muir, Sutherland (HIGH) 27th Apr One Barry Buddon (ANG) 18th Apr; 2 Montrose Basin (ANG) 24th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 24th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 25th Apr; one Dunning (P&K) 30th Apr One Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 18th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 20th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 20th Apr; one Redmyre Forest (FIFE) 21st Apr; one Isle of May 23rd Apr; 9 singing Coates area (LOTH) 24th Apr; 3 Edgehead (LOTH) 24th Apr Male Milgarholm Park, Irvine (AYRS) 13th Apr; one Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 17th Apr; one Bracken Bay (AYRS) 19th Apr; one Milngavie (CLYDE) 19th Apr; 2 Garlieston (D&G) 19th Apr; one Tranew (AYRS) 20th Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D&G) 20th Apr
Garden Warbler One Fair Isle 30th Apr; 2 Whalsay (SHET) 7th May; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one Bragar, Lewis (OH) 12th May One Camquhart, Cowal (ARG) 21st Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 22nd Apr; one Brahan Estate, Dingwall (HIGH) 22nd Apr; 2 Ardfern (ARG) 26th Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 2nd May One Alyth Den (P&K) 27th Apr; one Dalsack, Finzean (NES) 28th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 8th May One Dunmore (UF) 17th Apr; one singing at old railway line, Penicuik (LOTH) 21st Apr; 2 Woodhall Dean (LOTH) 22nd Apr; one Mountcastle Quarry (FIFE) 24th Apr; one Isle of May 25th Apr; one Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 27th Apr; one Devilla Forest (FIFE) 28th Apr; one near Melrose (BORD) 30th Apr One Knockman Wood, Newton Stewart (D&G) 16th Apr; one Rosneath Point (CLYDE) 17th Apr; one singing Stevenston (AYRS) 18th Apr; one singing Hamilton Low Parks (CLYDE) 18th Apr; one Ayr Gorge SWT (AYRS) 18th Apr; one near Auldgirth (D&G) 22nd Apr; one Strathwillan, Arran (CLY ISL) 22nd Apr
Blackcap Male South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 25th Mar; one Papa Stour (SHET) 6th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 10th Apr; male Fair Isle 10th Apr Female Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 23rd Mar; male Kilchoman, Islay (ARG) 6th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 8th Apr; singing male Dornie (HIGH) 10th Apr; singing male Ullapool (HIGH) 11th Apr; 3 Reay (CAITH) 16th Apr; male The Mound, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 17th Apr One Aberlour (M&N) 10th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 10th Apr; male singing Dinnet Bridge (NES) 15th Apr; male Drummond Castle woods (P&K) 17th Apr 2 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 2nd Apr; male Inveresk (LOTH) 3rd Apr; singing male Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 5th Apr; one Bridge of Allan (UF) 5th Apr; one Isle of May 5th Apr; one Dunblane (UF) 8th Apr; singing male Loch Gelly (FIFE) 8th Apr 2 Merryton & 2 Baron’s Haugh RSPB (both CLYDE) both on 3rd Apr; one Galston Loch (AYRS) 3rd Apr; 2 singing Alloway (AYRS) 7th Apr; one Knockman Wood (D&G) 8th Apr
Wood Warbler One Wester Quarff (SHET) 24th Apr; 2 Fair Isle 30th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr; one North Locheynort, South Uist (OH) 3rd May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 21st Apr; 1+ near Dornie (HIGH) 27th Apr; one Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 3rd May; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 3rd May One near Cluny (P&K) 19th Apr; several singing Killiecrankie RSPB (P&K) 24th Apr; one near Comrie (P&K) 24th Apr; one Burn o’ Vat (NES) 4th May 4+ David Marshall Lodge, Aberfoyle (UF) 26th Apr; one Royal Musselburgh GC (LOTH) 27th Apr; one Inch Park, Edinburgh (LOTH) 6th May; one Eildon Woods (BORD) 30th May 2+ Sallochy-Ross Wood, Loch Lomondside (CLYDE) 15th Apr, 6 on 20th; one Knockman Wood, Newton Stewart (D&G) 17th Apr; 2 Inversnaid RSPB (CLYDE) 18th Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 20th May
Chiffchaff 2 Fair Isle 17th Mar; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 28th Mar; one Fladdabister (SHET) 28th Mar; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 31st Mar 3 singing Inverness area (HIGH) 23rd Mar; one singing Kilmelford & 2 Appin (both ARG) both on 24th Mar; 2 Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 27th Mar; one Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 28th Mar 2 St. Vigeans, Arbroath (ANG) 17th Mar; one singing Crombie CP (ANG) 22nd Mar; 2 singing Pitcairlie Hill (P&K) 23rd Mar; 2 singing Inchgarth Reservoir, Cults (NES) 24th Mar; one singing Loch na Bo (M&N) 24th Mar, 3 on 27th; one Loch Spynie (M&N) 25th Mar; one singing Cogbrae near Methven (P&K) 27th Mar 7+ Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 16th Mar; first Isle of May 16th Mar; one Bathmoor Plantation ((FIFE) 18th Mar; one Skinflats (UF) 19th Mar; one Blair Drummond (UF) 20th Mar; one singing Mountcastle (FIFE) 20th Mar; 4 singing Paxton area (BORD) 21st Mar; one singing Dunfermline (FIFE) 22nd Mar; one singing Lochmill (FIFE) 23rd Mar; influx noted East Lothian 26th-28th Mar; one Stirling (UF) 28th Mar One singing Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 16th Mar; one singing Milngavie (CLYDE) 16th Mar; one singing Nether Barr, Newton Stewart (D&G) 17th Mar; one singing Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 21st Mar; singles singing Mugdock & Baron’s Haugh RSPB (both CLYDE) both on 22nd Mar; one singing Doonfoot (AYRS) 23rd Mar
Willow Warbler One South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 29th Mar; one Carinish, North Uist (OH) 2nd Apr; one Swinister (SHET) 10th Apr; 4+ Finstown area (ORK) 10th Apr; one Butt of Lewis (OH) 10th Apr; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 10th Apr; one Papa Westray (ORK) 10th Apr; 3 Fair Isle 10th Apr; 2 Quendale (SHET) 10th Apr One Loch Leathan (ARG) 3rd Apr; one Inverness (HIGH) 4th Apr; one Otter Ferry, Cowal (ARG) 5th Apr; 3 Tiree (ARG) 9th Apr; 2 Ullapool (HIGH) 9th Apr; influx Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Thurso (CAITH) 10th Apr; influx noted East Sutherland (HIGH) 10th Apr 2 Levenmouth, Loch Leven (P&K) 3rd Apr; first Loch Spynie (M&N) 5th Apr; one Maryton, Kirriemuir (ANG) 9th Apr; one Aberlour (M&N) 10th Apr; 2+ Banchory (NES) 10th Apr; influx noted North-East Scotland 11th Apr One Birnie Loch (FIFE) 3rd Apr; one Inch, Edinburgh (LOTH) 4th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 4th Apr; first Isle of May 5th Apr; one Craigluscar NR (FIFE) 8th Apr; 3 singing Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 9th Apr; 2 Kilrenny (FIFE) 9th Apr; one Cottyburn (LOTH) 9th Apr; 3 Black Devon Wetland (UF) 9th Apr; one Rossie Bog (FIFE) 9th Apr; influx noted East Lothian 10th Apr One Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 2nd Apr; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB & one Merryton (both CLYDE) both on 3rd Apr; 3 Bogside, one Glengarnock & 2 Galston Loch (all AYRS) all on 3rd Apr; 1+ Dundeugh & 2 WWT Caerlaverock (both D&G) both on 3rd Apr; one Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 5th Apr; influx noted Ayrshire & Clyde 9th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher One Bressay (SHET) 5th May; first Fair Isle 8th May; 3 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one Stornoway, Lewis (OH) 14th May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 4th May; one Boat of Garten (HIGH) 8th May; one Waulkmill, Cowal (ARG) 9th May; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 12th May One Burn o’ Vat (NES) 11th May; one Glen Lethnot (ANG) 15th May; 4 Killiecrankie RSPB (P&K) 20th May One Penicuik (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Isle of May 7th May; one Manderston (BORD) 7th May; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 8th May; 2 Kilrenny (FIFE) 26th May One reported Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 25th Apr; one Bogton Loch (AYRS) 26th Apr; one Galston (AYRS) 7th May; 3 Kilpatrick Braes (CLYDE) 12th May
Pied Flycatcher One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr; one Wester Quarff (SHET) 23rd Apr; male Fair Isle 30th Apr; 2 Whalsay & one Foula (both SHET) both on 30th Apr Female Harpsdale (CAITH) 14th Apr; male Glen Rossal (HIGH) 19th May; male Cruachan Power Station (ARG) 26th May Male SWT Loch of the Lowes (P&K) 17th Apr One Isle of May 30th Apr 2 males Knockman Wood (D&G) 8th Apr; male Ken/Dee Marshes RSPB (D&G) 10th Apr; male Hunterston (AYRS) 16th Apr; male Inversnaid RSPB (CLYDE) 18th Apr

2010

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 Scapa Flow (ORK) 8th Apr; 3 past Port of Ness, Lewis (OH) 10th Apr; 2 past Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 17th Apr; 2 past Wats Ness (SHET) 11th May One off Waternish Point, Skye (HIGH) 3rd Mar; 10 Tiree-Coll (ARG) 28th Mar; 2 south Frenchman’s Rocks, Islay (ARG) 3rd Apr; one past Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 14th Apr 5 Old Portlethen (NES) 2nd May; 4 Carnoustie Bay (ANG) 4th June One off the Isle of May 28th Mar, one on 2nd May; 4 past Fife Ness (FIFE) 18th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 7th May One past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 26th Mar, 5 on 27th, 30 on 8th Apr; 8 Stevenston Point (AYRS) 27th Mar; 6 past Mull of Galloway (D &G) 31st Mar; 20+ Brodick Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 22nd Apr; 5 past Cloch Point (CLYDE) 1st June
Garganey Drake Scatness (SHET) 10th Apr; drake Fair Isle 14th Apr; drake Coot Loch, Benbecula (OH) 2nd May; drake The Loons RSPB (ORK) 6th May 2 RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 23rd Apr Drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 11th Apr Drake Cambus Pool (UF) 16th Apr; 3 (2 drakes &a female) Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 3rd May; drake Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 16th May Drake Cummertrees (D &G) 20th Mar; drake Hunterston (AYRS) 24th Apr; 4 (3 drakes &a female) Wigtown harbour (D &G) 29th Apr; drake Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 17th May
Marsh Harrier One Loch of Banks (ORK) 2nd Apr; female near Finstown (ORK) 4th Apr; one Sullom Voe (SHET) 24th Apr Female near Baligill, Sutherland (HIGH) 20th Apr; one Coul, Islay (ARG) 4th May; female Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 22nd May One Tay Reedbeds (P &K) 8th Mar; male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 27th Mar; female RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 11th Apr Imm. male Rossie Bog (FIFE) 13th Mar; female Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 22nd Apr; female Gullane Bay (LOTH) 29th Apr Female Newshot Island (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D &G) 12th May
Osprey One The Range, South Uist (OH) 25th Mar; one Virkie (SHET) 12th Apr One reported flying north Tore (HIGH) 16th Mar; 2 seen at Loch Insh (HIGH) 25th Mar; female back at nest site RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 26th Mar; one Kinnabus, Islay &one Loch Ederline (both ARG) both on 27th Mar; one at nest site near Dornoch (HIGH) 29th Mar; one back at nest site near Portmahomack (HIGH) 7th Apr; male and female back at nest site The Mound, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 7th Apr One through at SWT Loch of the Lowes &one north over just to the north of Dunkeld (both P &K) both on 20th Mar; one Vane Farm RSPB, Loch Leven (P &K) 23rd Mar; regular female back SWT Loch of the Lowes (P &K) 23rd Mar; one back at nest site Donside (NES) 26th Mar; one Rothes (M &N) 27th Mar; 2 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy &one Loch of Lintrathen (both ANG) both on 27th Mar; one Dinnet (NES) 27th Mar; pair back at nest site near Crieff (P &K) 27th Mar; one at nest site near Elgin (M &N) 1st Apr One Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 20th Mar; singles Musselburgh &Belhaven Bay (both LOTH) both on 26th Mar; one Walkerburn (BORD) 27th Mar; one Doune (UF) 27th Mar; one Loch Rusky (UF) 31st Mar; one Gartmorn Dam (UF) 1st Apr; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 2nd Apr One near Enterkinfoot (D &G) 26th Mar; one Wigtown &one Threave (both D &G) both on 27th Mar; one Endrick Mouth (CLYDE) 28th Mar; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 4th Apr; one Kingscross, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Apr
Dotterel 4 near Stromness (ORK) 29th Apr; 2 Fair Isle 30th Apr; 3 Ronas Hill (SHET) 8th May; 4 Tankerness (ORK) 9th May; 4 The Range, South Uist (OH) 9th May One The Reef, Tiree (ARG) 19th Mar; 3 reported Ben More, Mull (ARG) 7th May; male Cairn Gorm (HIGH) 16th May; 3 Poolhoy (CAITH) 20th May 10 Glen Clova (ANG) 2nd May; 8 St. Combs (NES) 3rd May, 16 on 11th May, 29 on 14th May 9 between Dollar Law and Broad Law (BORD) 29th Apr; 2+ Scald Law, Pentland Hills (LOTH) 30th Apr 6 Lowther Hill (CLYDE/D &G) 3rd May; female Maidens (AYRS) 4th May; 22 Cairnsmore of Carsphairn (D &G) 5th May; 3 near Beinn Bhreac, Arran (CLY ISL) 10th May
Whimbrel One Scatness (SHET) 11th Apr; one Drimsdale and 2 Ardivachar, both South Uist (OH) on 11th Apr; one Fair Isle 12th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Apr; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr One RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 27th Mar; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 12th Apr; one Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 19th Apr; one Portmahomack (HIGH) 21st Apr; 150 at Rattar &20 Loch of Mey (both CAITH) both on 29th Apr; 107 Tayinloan (ARG) 2nd May 2 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 26th Apr; 2 Loch Leven (P &K) 3rd May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 29th Mar; one Isle of May 16th Apr; one Cobbinshaw Reservoir &2 Skateraw (both LOTH) both on 18th Apr; 3 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 21st Apr; 4 Fife Ness (FIFE) 25th Apr, 3 on 26th; 22 north over near Cockburnspath (BORD) 25th Apr One reported Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th Apr; 3 reported Browhouses (D &G) 11th Apr; 2 Bogside &7 Saltcoats (both AYRS) both on 18th Apr; 9 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 18th Apr; 19 Ettrick Bay, Bute (CLY ISL) 22nd Apr; 52 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 26th Apr; 92 Munnoch Reservoir (AYRS) 1st May
Common Sandpiper One Lochcarnan, South Uist (OH) 11th Apr; 3 Loch of Bosquoy (ORK) 25th Apr; one Sandgarth (SHET) 26th Apr; one Fair Isle 28th Apr One Loch Glascarnoch (HIGH) 7th Apr; one River Ruel, Cowal (ARG) 9th Apr; one Loch Ainort, Skye (HIGH) 11th Apr; 2 The Mound, Loch Fleet (HIGH) 12th Apr 4 on River Dee at Cults (NES) 10th Apr; one Farnell (ANG) 10th Apr; one Glen Esk (ANG) 11th Apr; one Dinnet (NES) 12th Apr; one Murton GPs (ANG) 12th Apr; 2 River Earn, Comrie (P &K) 17th Apr; one Cloddach (M &N) 18th Apr One Glen Cononish (UF) 5th Apr; one Faseny, Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 7th Apr; one Musselburgh (LOTH) 8th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 8th Apr; one Eden Estuary (FIFE) 14th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 21st Apr; first Isle of May 24th May One Aldochlay, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 7th Apr; one Newshot Island (CLYDE) 9th Apr; one Galston Loch (AYRS) 11th Apr; 3 Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 11th Apr; 4 Mitchellslacks area (D &G) 12th Apr; one Blackwaterfoot, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Apr
Sandwich Tern One St. Peter’s Pool (ORK) 25th Mar; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th Apr; one North Bay, South Uist (OH) 24th Apr; singles Haroldswick, Unst &Hillwell (both SHET) both on 26th Apr; one Port of Ness, Lewis (OH) 26th Apr 2 Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 21st Mar; 3 Brora (HIGH) 9th Apr, 7 on 10th Apr; 10 Loch Fleet (HIGH) 11th Apr; 6 past Strathy Point (HIGH) 11th Apr One Ythan Estuary (NES) 22nd Mar; 2 Burghead (M &N) 25th Mar; 2 Nairn (M &N) 26th Mar; one Auchmithie &one Fishtown of Usan (both ANG) both on 25th Apr One Skateraw (LOTH) 25th Mar; 4 Kincraig Point (FIFE) 29th Mar; first Isle of May 27th Apr One Garlieston (D &G) 19th Mar; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 26th Mar; 2 Blackwaterfoot, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; one Lunderston Bay (CLYDE) 24th Apr
Common Tern One Coot Loch, Benbecula (OH) 23rd Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 26th Apr; 2 Ardivachar, South Uist (OH) 26th Apr; one Rango (ORK) 27th Apr; one Fair Isle 28th Apr One Isleornsay, Skye (HIGH) 28th Apr; one off Iona (ARG) 1st May; 2 Loch Feochan (ARG) 11th May 1+ reported Donmouth (NES) 13th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 22nd Apr, 5 on 25th; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 25th Apr 3 Gosford Bay (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 4th May; first Isle of May 4th May One The Wig, Loch Ryan (D &G) 7th Apr, one on 23rd Apr; one Turnberry Point (AYRS) 1st May; 16 West Ferry &one Cardross (both CLYDE) both on 1st May
Arctic Tern One Loch of Tankerness (ORK) 25th Apr; one Coot Loch, Benbecula (OH) 25th Apr, 7 Benbecula on 27th; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr; one Spiggie (SHET) 27th Apr; first Fair Isle 3rd May One Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 25th Apr; 2 Port Bhan, Islay (ARG) 28th Apr; 14 Loch a’ Phuill, Tiree (ARG) 29th Apr; 2 Loch Fleet (HIGH) 1st May First Ythan Estuary (NES) 26th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 27th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr; 2 Spey Bay (M &N) 9th May One Isle of May 28th Apr; one Port Seton (LOTH) 11th May One north past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 6th Apr, 19+ on 24th Apr
Little Tern One Stinky Bay, Benbecula (OH) 22nd Apr; 4 back at nesting sites South Isles (ORK) 8th May 12 Crossapol, Tiree (ARG) 29th Apr; one Rhunahaorine Point, Kintyre (ARG) 29th Apr; 2 Sandside Bay (CAITH) 17th May 30 Ythan Estuary (NES) 26th Apr; one Spey Bay (M &N) 13th May One Musselburgh (LOTH) 13th May 5 Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 29th Apr
Cuckoo One Grimsay (OH) 11th Apr; one The Range, South Uist (OH) 15th Apr; one Rendall (ORK) 23rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr; one Uyeasound, Unst (SHET) 19th May; one Fair Isle 20th May One by Loch Nant (ARG) 10th Apr; one Glen Euchar (ARG) 10th Apr; one Glendale, Skye (HIGH) 18th Apr; one near Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 22nd Apr; one West Strathan near Tongue (HIGH) 23rd Apr; one singing near Grantown on Spey (HIGH) 27th Apr; one Achavandra, Sutherland (HIGH) 27th Apr One Balintore near Kirriemuir (ANG) 25th Apr; one singing Glen Artney (P &K) 26th Apr; one singing Knaik Valley (P &K) 29th Apr; 2 singing Forest of Birse (NES) 2nd May; one Glen Esk (ANG) 2nd May; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 15th May One Coldingham Loch (BORD) 24th Apr; one Tweedshaws (BORD) 26th Apr; one Balquidder (UF) 29th Apr; one singing Biel Grange woods (LOTH) 29th Apr; one East Lomond Hill (FIFE) 29th Apr One Muirshiel CP (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one singing Dumbrock Muir (CLYDE) 16th Apr; one Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 17th Apr; one singing north Bute (CLY ISL) 18th Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D &G) 19th Apr
Swift One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 15th May; one Fair Isle 21st May; one Exnaboe (SHET) 5th June One Insh (HIGH) 30th Apr; one Ulva Ferry, Mull (ARG) 2nd May; one Dunoon (ARG) 6th May; 2+ Oban (ARG) 8th May One Loch Spynie (M &N) 22nd Apr; one Loch Faskally (P &K) 25th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 26th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 27th Apr, one on 2nd May; 6+ over River Tay, Aberfeldy (P &K) 1st May; one Loch Davan (NES) 1st May; one Rothes (M &N) 2nd May 2 Vogrie CP (LOTH) 22nd Apr; 2 Loch Gelly (FIFE) 24th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 24th Apr; 8+ Folly Loch (BORD) 25th Apr; one Kilminning (FIFE) 26th Apr; one Gartmorn Dam (UF) 27th Apr; 2 Musselburgh &5 Linlithgow (both LOTH) both on 28th Apr; 2 Alloa (UF) 30th Apr; 2 Earlston (BORD) 30th Apr; 2 Coates (LOTH) 2nd May; 15 Black Devon Wetlands &5 Dunblane (both UF) both on 2nd May; 3 Isle of May 13th May 15 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 25th Apr; 2 Wigtown (D &G) 29th Apr; one Stevenston (AYRS) 29th Apr; 2 Martnaham loch (AYRS) 1st May; 50 Balgray Resr (CLYDE) 2nd May
Sand Martin One Brue, Lewis (OH) 10th Apr; one Fair Isle 10th Apr; 5 Birsay (ORK) 11th Apr; 2 Loch of Spiggie (SHET) 24th Apr One Gruinart Flats, Islay (ARG) 20th Mar; 2 Loch Migdale, Sutherland (HIGH) 24th Mar, 7 on 29th; 2 A’ Chleit, Kintyre (ARG) 25th Mar; one Loch Insh (HIGH) 28th Mar; one Duncansby Head (CAITH) 8th Apr 5 Loch Leven (P &K) 21st Mar; 3 Balgavies Loch (ANG) 21st Mar; 4 Monike CP (ANG) 22nd Mar; 3 Loch Spynie (M &N) 24th Mar; 7+ Loch of Skene (NES) 26th Mar; 6 Lochan Balloch (P &K) 27th Mar 3 west Eastfield, Edinburgh (LOTH) 19th Mar; 2 Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 19th Mar; one Tillicoultry (UF) 19th Mar; 4 Tweedbank (BORD) 20th Mar, 30 on 23rd; 3 Gartmorn Dam (UF) 20th Mar; 5 Bridge of Allan (UF) 21st Mar; 4 Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 21st; c.40 Seafield Pond, Dunbar (LOTH) 27th Mar; one Isle of May 27th Mar One Trabboch Loch (AYRS) 18th Mar, 3 on 19th; c.15 Strathclyde Loch &2 Baron’s Haugh RSPB (both CLYDE) both on 19th Mar; 54 Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D &G) 19th Mar, c.150 there on 21st; 3 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 20th Mar; one High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Mar
Swallow One Fair Isle 1st Apr; one Quendale (SHET) 7th Apr; one Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 8th Apr; singles Benbecula &South Uist (both OH) on 9th Apr; one Stronsay (ORK) 10th Apr; one Stenness (ORK) 11th Apr; 2 Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 12th Apr; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr One Islay (ARG) 2nd Apr; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 6th Apr; one Storr Lochs, Skye (HIGH) 7th Apr; singles, Scrabster, Dounreay &Dunnet Beach (all CAITH) all on 9th Apr; one Golspie Links (HIGH) 9th Apr; one back at nest site Portmahomack (HIGH) 19th Apr One reported At Sea c.190 miles due east of Peterhead past drilling rig Sedco 711 on 6th Mar; one Rescobie Loch (ANG) 4th Apr; 5 Findatie, Loch Leven (P &K) 4th Apr; 3 Trowan Hill, Comrie (P &K) 5th Apr; 3 Loch Spynie (M &N) 5th Apr; 3 Inchgarth NR &one Foveran (both NES) both on 6th Apr; one Dalsack, Finzean (NES) 8th Apr; one Tugnet (M &N) 9th Apr One Musselburgh (LOTH) 23rd Mar; one Torness (LOTH) 27th Mar; 2 Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 27th Mar; 16 at River Teviot, Nisbet &one Eyemouth (both BORD) both on 4th Apr; 10+ north at Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 4th Apr; one Wilderness GPs (FIFE) 4th Apr; one near Stenhousemuir (UF) 5th Apr; first Isle of May 21st Apr One reported Ballantrae (AYRS) 20th Mar; one Milngavie (CLYDE) 25th Mar; 2 Springholm (D &G) 25th Mar; 3 Rowbank/Barcraigs Reservoirs (AYRS/CLYDE) 27th Mar; one with 50 Sand Martins Ryat Linn Resr (CLYDE) 27th Mar; one Wigtown Harbour (D &G) 27th Mar; influx Ayrshire 4th-5th Apr including 12 Auchenharvie GC and 7 Stair both on 5th; one Corriecravie, Arran (CLY ISL) 7th Apr
House Martin One Cunningsburgh (SHET) 3rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th Apr; one Loch of Banks (ORK) 25th Apr; 3 Fair Isle 25th Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 26th Apr 2 Bellanoch (ARG) 10th Apr; one Barr Lagan, Cowal (ARG) 18th Apr; 3 Great Glen House, Inverness (HIGH) 20th Apr; 3 Skibo, Sutherland (HIGH) 24th Apr One reported Ballogie (NES) 28th Mar; 2 Portknockie (M &N) 14th Apr; one Portgordon (M &N) 19th Apr; 3+ Loch Leven (P &K) 20th Apr; 2 Kingennie &2 Balgavies Loch (both ANG) both on 21st Apr; 1+ RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 22nd Apr; one Carsebreck Lochs (P &K) 24th Apr One Tweedbank (BORD) 8th Apr; 3 Prestonpans (LOTH) 8th Apr; one Falkirk (UF) 9th Apr; one Musselburgh (LOTH) 11th Apr; first Isle of May 21st Apr; one Cambus (UF) 23rd Apr; 4 Lochore Meadows CP &35 Lindores Loch (both FIFE) both on 25th Apr; 10 Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 26th Apr One with Sand Martins at the Endrick Mouth (CLYDE) 23rd Mar; one Low Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 7th Apr; 3 reported Doonfoot (AYRS) 8th Apr; 2 Newton Stewart (D &G) 9th Apr; one Blair Estate (AYRS) 10th Apr; 9 Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 14th Apr
Tree Pipit One Fair Isle 15th Apr; one Carnan, South Uist (OH) 21st Apr; one Papa Westray (ORK) 7th May; one Burravoe, Yell (SHET) 27th May One by Loch Nant (ARG) 10th Apr; 2 The Barr, Silvercraigs (ARG) 12th Apr; one Strath Oykel (HIGH) 24th Apr One singing north of Loch of Balloch near Crieff (P &K) 10th Apr; one Deecastle (NES) 15th Apr; 3+ Muir of Dinnet (NES) 25th Apr; one Glen Esk (ANG) 25th Apr One Skateraw (LOTH) 4th Apr; one Isle of May 9th Apr; 1+ Arnprior (UF) 16th Apr; 5 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 24th Apr Single singing birds Sallochy Woods, Loch Lomond &Cleuch Farm, Crawfordjohn (both CLYDE) both on 8th Apr; one north over Irish Law near Largs (AYRS) on 8th Apr; one singing Knockman Wood (D &G) 10th Apr; one over Galston Loch (AYRS) 11th Apr; 2 near Poldivan Bridge, Forest of Ae (D &G) 12th Apr
Yellow Wagtail One Out Skerries (SHET) 25th Apr; one Fair Isle 30th Apr; Grey-headed Wagtail Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 23rd May; Blue-headed Wagtail Butt of Lewis (OH) 31st May; one Papa Westray (ORK) 5th June One Southend, Kintyre (ARG) 2nd May One Vane Farm RSPB (P &K) 25th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 1st May; male Grey-headed Wagtail RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 19th May; male Balgavies x-roads (ANG) 24th May Male Seafield Pond (LOTH) 18th Apr; male Cornhill (BORD) 20th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 21st Apr, 3+ on 25th; one Isle of May 24th Apr; one St. Monans (FIFE) 25th Apr Grey-headed Wagtail Hunterston (AYRS) 1st June
White Wagtail One Fair Isle 25th Mar; one Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 3rd Apr, 6 on 15th; one Out Skerries &one Scatness (both SHET) both on 7th Apr; 2 Birsay Bay (ORK) 25th Apr; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th May One Waternish, Skye (HIGH) 30th Mar; male Dornoch (HIGH) 3rd Apr; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 7th Apr; 4 Sandside Bay (CAITH) 20th Apr One Loch Leven (P &K) 29th Mar; one near Crimond (NES) 2nd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 7th Apr; 5 trapped Dundee city centre (ANG) 14th Apr; 10 Tugnet, 3 Portgordon &one Covesea (all M &N) all on 24th Apr; 6 Carsebreck Lochs (P &K) 24th Apr One Skateraw (LOTH) 17th Mar, 3 on 5th Apr; 3+ Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 18th Mar; one Valleyfield Lagoons (FIFE) 10th Apr; 4 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 11th Apr, 25+ on 23rd; first Isle of May 25th Apr One Millport, Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 20th Mar; male Seamill (AYRS) 21st Mar; 2 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 22nd Mar, one on 2nd Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D &G) 29th Mar; 3 Maidens (AYRS) 1st Apr; 5 The Wig, Loch Ryan (D &G) 8th Apr; 6 Newshot Island (CLYDE) 9th Apr
Redstart One Fair Isle 25th Apr; one Gloup, Yell (SHET) 11th May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 14th Apr; one Loch Vaa (HIGH) 25th Apr; RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 26th Apr 2 north of Loch of Balloch near Crieff (P &K) 10th Apr; male Glen Esk (ANG) 14th Apr; one Loch Kinord (NES) 17th Apr; male Montrose Basin (ANG) 22nd Apr; at least 2 Muir of Dinnet (NES) 25th Apr 2 males Whim Pond (BORD) 24th Apr; one Isle of May 24th Apr, 3 on 25th; singles Woodhall Dean &Pressmennan Wood (both LOTH) both on 25th Apr; one Balquidder (UF) 29th Apr One Glen Afton (AYRS) 11th Apr; 3 singing males Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 12th Apr; singing male Inversnaid RSPB (CLYDE) 13th Apr; male near Auldgirth (D &G) 21st Apr
Whinchat One Boddam (SHET) 15th May; 2 Fair Isle 20th May Pair Barr Laggan, Cowal (ARG) 26th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 26th Apr; male near Glenbarr , Kintyre (ARG) 29th Apr; one Dornie (HIGH) 29th Apr; 2 Migdale, Sutherland (HIGH) 3rd May One Glen Esk (ANG) 26th Apr; 2 Ythan Estuary (NES) 15th May One near Hownam (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Earlshill (UF) 25th Apr; one Isle of May 25th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 27th Apr; male Polkennet Moor (LOTH) 5th May; male Sherrifmuir (UF) 6th May Male Pow Burn &one Bogside (both AYRS) both on 23rd Apr; one Loch Doon (AYRS) 24th Apr; one West Walkinshaw Farm, Paisley (CLYDE) 24th Apr; 2 males Douglas Water Pool (CLYDE) 25th Apr; one Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 26th Apr; one Racks Moss (D &G) 2nd May
Wheatear One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Mar, 5 on 25th; one Fetlar (SHET) 25th Mar; 2 Fair Isle 25th Mar; 2+ Loch Skipport, South Uist &one Barvas, Lewis (both OH) both on 26th Mar; male Brue, Lewis (OH) 27th Mar 2 Raasay, Skye (HIGH) 16th Mar; 2 Loch na Cille, one Loch na Keal, Mull &one Ardnave, Islay (all ARG) all on 20th Mar; 2 The Oa, Islay (ARG) 21st Mar, 10+ on 27th; 2 males Milovaig, Skye (HIGH) 21st Mar; one Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 21st Mar; one Assynt (HIGH) 24th Mar; male Forss &one Dunnet Beach (both CAITH) both on 25th Mar; 2 males Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 26th Mar; male Hynish, Tiree (ARG) 27th Mar Male Arbroath Cliffs (ANG) 22nd Mar; 2 Girdle Ness (NES) 25th Mar, 7+ on 27th; one Upper Howbog (M &N) 25th Mar; 2 Newton Bridge, Sma’ Gen (P &K) 27th Mar One Skateraw (LOTH) 20th Mar; male St. Abbs Head (BORD) 21st Mar; 2 Coates &2 Skateraw (both LOTH) both on 22nd Mar; 5 on Isle of May 26th Mar; one Balcomie beach (FIFE) 27th Mar; one Glen Cononish (UF) 27th Mar One Mull of Galloway (D &G) 9th Mar; singles Clints of Dromore &Portpatrick (both D &G) both on 14th Mar; male Coulter (CLYDE) 18th Mar; male Clauchlands Point, Arran (CLY ISL) 20th Mar; male Loch Doon (AYRS) 21st Mar
Ring Ouzel Male Fair Isle 31st Mar; one Rendall (ORK) 10th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 11th Apr; one Sumburgh Head (SHET) 27th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Apr One Stac Pollaidh (HIGH) 11th Apr; male Tayinloan (ARG) 23rd Apr; one Mull of Kintyre (ARG) 2nd May One Rattray Head (NES) 26th Mar; 2+ Glen Esk (ANG) 4th Apr; 3, 2 males at Glen Maik (P &K) 9th Apr Male Glenrathope, Manor Valley (BORD) 21st Mar; male Dowlaw (BORD) 27th Mar; 3 Leithen Water (BORD) 28th Mar; male North Berwick Law (LOTH) 1st Apr; one Isle of May 1st Apr; 2 males Faseny Bridge (LOTH) 5th Apr; male south of Benarty Hill (FIFE) 19th Apr 2 Culter Waterhead (CLYDE) 7th Apr; one Glen Afton (AYRS) 11th Apr; male &female Mennock Pass (D &G) 15th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One Fair Isle 8th Apr; one Grutness (SHET) 25th Apr; one Rendall (ORK) 30th Apr; one Leurbost, Lewis (OH) 1st May Singles Aros Moss &Cairnbaan (both ARG) both on 10th Apr; one Kilmorack near Beauly (HIGH) 14th Apr; one Loch of Mey (CAITH) 29th Apr One Montrose Basin (ANG) 25th Apr; one Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 26th Apr; one Whinnyfold (NES) 27th Apr; one Loch Spynie (M &N) 29th Apr; one singing Carsehall, Loch Leven (P &K) 12th May One singing north end of Hewan Bog, Roslin Glen (LOTH) 11th Apr; one singing near Dryden Place, Edinburgh (LOTH) 12th Apr; one singing Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 23rd Apr, 2 on 24th; one Isle of May 23rd Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 24th Apr; one Seton Sands (LOTH) 24th Apr; 3 singing birds Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 25th Apr; 4 singing Black Devon Wetlands (UF) 26th Apr One Newshot Island (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one singing Carsegowan Moss (D &G) 16th Apr; one Pow Burn (AYRS) 17th Apr; one singing Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 24th Apr; 5 singing Glenmore, North Bute (CLY ISL) 25th Apr
Sedge Warbler One Hestily, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr; 2 Loch Bailfinlay, Benbecula (OH) 5th May; first Fair Isle 7th May; one Wester Quarff (SHET) 10th May One Achnacroish, Lismore (ARG) 24th Apr; one Achnacloich, Skye (HIGH) 26th Apr; 2 singing near Dulnain Bridge (HIGH) 27th Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 29th Apr; 3 Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 29th Apr; one Ballochroy, Kintyre (ARG) 29th Apr; 4 RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 29th Apr; one singing Broadford Bay, Skye (HIGH) 30th Apr One Montrose Basin &one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (both ANG) both on 25th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P &K) 25th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 26th Apr; several singing Loch Spynie (M &N) 29th Apr; one Loch Davan (NES) 1st May One Loch Gelly (FIFE) 24th Apr; 1+ St. Abbs Head (BORD) 25th Apr; 5 Black Devon Wetlands &one Skinflats Lagoons (both UF) both on 26th Apr; 2 Bilston Woods (LOTH) 29th Apr; one Isle of May 5th May Singles WWT Caerlaverock &RSPB Mersehead (both D &G) both on 20th Apr; 2 Pow Burn (AYRS) 23rd Apr; 2 singing Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 24th Apr; one singing Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 24th Apr; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 24th Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Out Skerries (SHET) 25th Apr; one Fair Isle 25th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Apr One Southend, Kintyre (ARG) 2nd May 2 Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 27th Apr One Isle of May 23rd Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Reston (BORD) 2nd May; one singing Kinshaldy (FIFE) 14th May; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 8th June One Greenan (AYRS) 23rd Apr; one Auchenhew Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 27th Apr; one Mull of Galloway (D &G) 1st May; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 12th May
Whitethroat One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Apr; one Virkie (SHET) 2nd May; one Fair Isle 3rd May; one Stornoway Woods (OH) 8th May One Grainel, Islay (ARG) 27th Apr; one Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 29th Apr; one Treshnish, Mull (ARG) 29th Apr; several Kintyre peninsula (ARG) 2nd May; 3 singing Plockton (HIGH) 2nd May 2 Montrose Basin (ANG) 25th Apr; one Slains (NES) 25th Apr; one Bridge of Earn (P &K) 1st May; 2 Errol (P &K) 3rd May 2 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 24th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Isle of May 25th Apr; 2 Skinflats Lagoons &one Black Devon Wetlands (both UF) both on 26th Apr; 2 Kirkliston (LOTH) 26th Apr; 3 Boarhills coastal path (FIFE) 27th Apr; one Coates (LOTH) 28th Apr One Bogside (AYRS) 23rd Apr; 3 males Ardeer/Garnock Floods (AYRS) 24th Apr; one Erskine &one Carbarns (both CLYDE) both on 25th Apr; one Carsegowan Moss (D &G) 25th Apr; 3 Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 29th Apr
Garden Warbler One Frakkafield (SHET) 7th May; one Fair Isle 19th May; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd June One Kilfinnan, Cowal (ARG) 22nd Apr; one Aviemore (HIGH) 26th Apr 2 by River Tay, west of Aberfeldy (P &K) 1st May; one Powmouth (ANG) 3rd May; one Tarland (NES) 9th May; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 15th May 3 reported Lindores Loch (FIFE) 25th Apr; one Carron Valley Reservoir (UF) 27th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 27th Apr; one Lynnwood, Hawick (BORD) 29th Apr; 4 Isle of May 30th May One reported Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 25th Apr; one Carsegowan Moss (D &G) 26th Apr; one Stevenston Point LNR (AYRS) 28th Apr; one Midross, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 30th Apr; one Underwood (AYRS) 30th Apr
Blackcap One Fair Isle 28th Mar, next bird there not until 25th Apr; one Sandgarth (SHET) 7th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 10th Apr, 2 on 11th; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 10th Apr Male Connel (ARG) 10th Apr; one Taynish NNR &one The Barr, Silvercraigs (both ARG) both on 12th Apr; one Isleornsay, Skye (HIGH) 29th Apr; one singing Dornie (HIGH) 30th Apr One Girdle Ness (NES) 26th Mar; one River Earn by Comrie (P &K) 10th Apr; one Loch na Bo (M &N) 10th Apr; male Balgavies Loch (ANG) 10th Apr; male Craigmill Den (ANG) 13th Apr 2 Dunglass (LOTH/BORD) 5th Apr; 2 males Coldstream (BORD) 7th Apr; one Isle of May 7th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 8th Apr; male and female Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 11th Apr; male Fife Ness (FIFE) 25th Apr 2 Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 7th Apr; 2 Castle Kennedy (D &G) 7th Apr; male singing Culzean CP (AYRS) 7th Apr; one singing Wood of Cree (D &G) 8th Apr
Wood Warbler One Foula (SHET) 27th May; one Fair Isle 5th June One singing Fearnoch Forest near Connel (ARG) 12th Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 19th Apr; one singing Carr Brae, Dornie (HIGH) 26th Apr One RSPB Killiecrankie (P &K) 29th Apr; one Drummond Castle (P &K) 3rd May; one singing Ballater (NES) 15th May One Auchendinny Glen, Penicuik (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Kilmahog (UF) 26th Apr 7 singing males Sallochy area &one singing Cashel, both Loch Lomondside (CLYDE) on 24th Apr; one North Sannox, Arran (CLY ISL) 30th Apr; 3 Knockman Wood &2 RSPB Wood of Cree (both D &G) both on 2nd May; one Blairquhan (AYRS) 31st May
Chiffchaff One Virkie (SHET) 24th Mar; 4+ Fair Isle 24th Mar, 17 counted on 25th; 3 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Mar; one Northton, Harris (OH) 25th Mar; 3 Unst, 2 Whalsay &3 South Mainland (all SHET) all on 25th Mar; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 2nd Apr One singing Kirkhill, Beauly Firth (HIGH) 23rd Mar; one Arinagour, Coll (ARG) 27th Mar; one Ardrishaig (ARG) 28th Apr; 2 Portmahomack Community Wood (HIGH) 6th Apr; singles St. John’s, Castletown &Reay (all CAITH) all on 10th Apr; one singing Achvarasdal (CAITH) 11th Apr One Collieston &2 Girdle Ness (both NES) both on 25th Mar; one singing Loch of Skene (NES) 26th Mar; 2 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 26th Mar; one singing Loch na Bo (M &N) 26th Mar; one singing Buchanty Pool, Glenalmond (P &K) 27th Mar; one Forres (M &N) 27th Mar; one Cliffburn Gulley, Arbroath (ANG) 29th Mar One singing Burnmouth (BORD) 8th Mar; singles singing Musselburgh Lagoons &Penicuik + one seen River Almond Pools (all LOTH) all on 20th Mar; one singing Gaddon Loch (FIFE) 21st Mar; one singing Tweedbank (BORD) 23rd Mar; 3 on Isle of May 25th Mar, 8 on 27th; singles singing North Berwick Law, Butterdean and Roslin Glen (all LOTH) all on 25th Mar; 2+ Denburn Wood (FIFE) 27th Mar; one Dunblane (UF) 27th Mar; one Gartmorn Dam (UF) 1st Apr One singing Carsegowan Moss (D &G) 22nd Mar; singles WWT Caerlaverock &Castle Loch, Lochmaben (both D &G) both on 23rd Mar; one singing Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 24th Mar; singles singing Garnock Floods &Adamton (both AYRS) both on 25th Mar; 2 singing Renfrew &one singing Linn Park (both CLYDE) both on 25th Mar
Willow Warbler One Fair Isle 25th Mar; one Norwick, Unst (SHET) 7th Apr; one singing Grenitote, North Uist &6 on South Uist (all OH) all on 10th Apr; 2 singing Finstown (ORK) 10th Apr; one singing Durkadale &2 singing Stenaday (both ORK) both on 11th Apr One Taynish NNR (ARG) 7th Apr; singles on Islay at Bruichladdich &RSPB Gruinart (ARG) 9th Apr; 2+ Loch Nant area, one Seil, one Colonsay, one Appin, 5 Aros Moss, one Keppoch, one Portnahaven, Islay, one Iona &one singing near Glenbarr (all ARG) all on 10th Apr; one Portmahomack Community Woodland (HIGH) 10th Apr; one Achvarasdal (CAITH) 10th Apr; 3 singing birds on Skye (HIGH) 11th Apr; 2+ singing Achavandra near Dornoch (HIGH) 12th Apr One Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 26th Mar; one Rattray Head (NES) 3rd Apr; one Lossie Forest &one Forres (both M &N) both on 10th Apr; one singing Murton GPs (ANG) 10th Apr; one singing Inchgarth Reservoir (NES) 10th Apr; one singing near Crieff (P &K) 10th Apr One Seafield Pond (LOTH) 2nd Apr; one Isle of May 3rd Apr; one singing Musselburgh Lagoons &2 Bogburn, Bathgate (both LOTH) both on 7th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 8th Apr; one Buckhaven (FIFE) 9th Apr; one singing Folly Loch (BORD) 9th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 9th Apr; one Coates &2 Humbie (both LOTH) both on 10th Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 10th Apr 4 Mull of Galloway &one Knockman Wood (both D &G) both on 7th Apr; 2 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 7th Apr; 2 Baron’s Haugh RSPB, one Merryton, one Craigendoran Pier, one Linwood Moss &one singing Kelvingrove, Glasgow (all CLYDE) all on 7th Apr; one singing Sliddery, Arran (CLY ISL) 10th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher One Stornoway Woods (OH) 16th May; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th May; one Fair Isle 18th May; one North Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 19th May; one Sumburgh (SHET) 20th May One RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 1st May; one Dornie (HIGH) 2nd May; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 3rd May; 2 Glen Orchy &2 Ardkinglas House (both ARG) both on 5th May; 3 Ballygrant, Islay (ARG) 18th May One Glen Esk (ANG) 16th May, 10+ there on 18th; one Glen Doll (ANG) 18th May One Bavelaw (LOTH) 13th May; one Manderston (BORD) 13th May; one Isle of May 16th May One Cumloden Wood (D &G) 3rd May; one Glen of Spottes (D &G) 9th May; one Heads of Ayr (AYRS) 12th May; 2 Parkhill Woods, Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 13th May; singles Merryton &Barr Loch (both CLYDE) both on 16th May
Pied Flycatcher One Out Skerries (SHET) 25th Apr; one Deerness (ORK) 28th Apr; 2 + Fair Isle 7th May One Cairnbaan (ARG) 6th May; female Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 22nd May One RSPB Killiecrankie (P &K) 29th Apr; one Drummond Castle (P &K) 3rd May; one singing Ballater (NES) 15th May; male Glen Esk (ANG) 22nd May Female reported Harlaw Reservoir (LOTH) 24th Apr; 1+ male Loch Katrine (UF) 29th May 2 males RSPB Wood of Cree (D &G) 10th Apr; male Loch Ken (D &G) 11th Apr; 2 singing males Inversnaid RSPB (CLYDE) 13th Apr; male Glen App (AYRS) 10th June

2009

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 Aird an Runair, North Uist (Outer Hebrides) 22nd Mar; one past North Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th Apr; 2 Eshaness (SHET) 8th May 12 Coll-Oban ferry (ARG) 15th Mar; 11 past Aird, Tiree (ARG) 25th Mar; one off Raasay (HIGH) 6th Apr; 70+ Oban-Tiree ferry (ARG) 8th Apr; one north Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 17th Apr; 2 Dunnet Bay (CAITH) 7th May One north past RSPB Loch of Strathbeg reserve (NES) 18th Apr; 25 north past Portlethen (NES) 10th May; 2 past Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 16th May 50 past Gullane Point (LOTH) 10th May; 24 past Fife Ness (FIFE) 10th May; 16 past Eyemouth (BORD) 18th May 3 Saltcoats (AYRS) 1st Apr; one Mull of Galloway (D & G) 7th Apr; several Brodick Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Apr; 14 north past Cloch Point (CLYDE) 9th May
Garganey Drake Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 11th Mar; drake Sand Water (SHET) 16th Apr; drake Brodgar Pools (ORK) 18th Apr; drake Loch Sandary, North Uist (OH) 8th May Drake Canal Loch, Coll (ARG) 11th May; drake St. John’s Pool (CAITH) 13th May Pair RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 19th Apr, 3 (2 drakes) on 20th; drake Forfar Loch (ANG) 25th Apr; drake Loch Spynie (M & N) 30th Apr, 3 drakes on 3rd May; drake Levenmouth, Loch Leven (P & K) 12th May Drake Morton Lochs (FIFE) 21st Apr; drake Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 25th Apr; pair Kinneil (UF) 25th Apr Pair Turnberry (AYRS) 29th Mar; drake Wigtown Harbour (D & G) 27th Apr; drake Endrick Mouth (CLYDE) 28th Apr; 3 (2 drakes & a female) WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 3rd May
Marsh Harrier Female Fair Isle 14th Apr; male Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 21st Apr; female Costa (ORK) 30th Apr; one Daliburgh, South Uist (OH) 16th May Male Dervaig, Mull (ARG) 13th Apr; male Tayinloan (ARG) 17th Apr; one Islay (ARG) 25th Apr; female near Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 26th Apr Female RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 29th Mar; male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 31st Mar; 3+ males Tay Reedbeds (P & K) 2nd Apr; female north Mid Links, Montrose (ANG) 4th Apr Male Mugdrum Island (FIFE) 21st Apr; fem/imm Gullane (LOTH) 26th Apr; fem/imm over Woodhall Dean (LOTH) 3rd May; female Airth (UF) 9th May; female Bemersyde Moss (BORD) 18th May Female Wigtown harbour (D & G) 9th Apr; imm Garnock East (AYRS) 15th May; female Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 17th May; imm RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 17th May
Osprey One Urafirth (SHET) 8th Apr; one reported over Kirkwall (ORK) 11th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 12th May; one Fair Isle 19th May; one Brue, Lewis (OH) 27th May One Loch Insh & 2 near Aviemore (all HIGH) all on 18th Mar; one Laggan (HIGH) 19th Mar; one West Loch Tarbert (ARG) 23rd Mar; regular female back RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 25th Mar; one Fairy Isles, Knapdale (ARG) 30th Mar; one Dunn (CAITH) 10th Apr Regular female back SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 21st Mar; one Nairn & one Spey Bay (both M & N) both on 27th Mar; one Loch of Lintrathen (ANG) 29th Mar; one Loch Leven (P & K) 30th Mar; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 31st Mar; one Aboyne (NES) 4th Apr; one north Ythan Estuary (NES) 8th Apr; one near Ballater (NES) 11th Apr One west Longniddry (LOTH) 18th Mar; one Dalgety Bay (FIFE) 30th Mar; one west Walkerburn (BORD) 31st Mar; one Loch Rusky (UF) 1st Apr; one Headshaw Loch (BORD) 4th Apr; one north Rossie Bog (FIFE) 5th Apr; one Lake of Menteith (UF) 8th Apr One WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 17th Feb, one there on 8th Apr; 2 near Annan (D & G) 20th Mar; one Wards Pond, Endrick Mouth (CLYDE) 30th Mar; one Wigtown (D & G) 2nd Apr; radio-tracked Moray & Nairn breeding male, north over Kirkmichael then Prestwick Airport then Kilwinning (AYRS) all on 14th Apr; one north Troon (AYRS) 15th Apr
Dotterel 5 Port of Ness, Lewis (OH) 28th Apr, 12 Ness on 13th May; 5 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th May; 6 Ronas Hill (SHET) 12th May 2 The Oa, Islay (ARG) 16th Apr, 4 on 24th; 4 Tiree (ARG) 7th May; 6 near Davidston, Black Isle (HIGH) 15th May 2 Rattray Head (NES) 6th May, 3 on 7th, 10 nearby at Corsekelly on 14th; 3 Driesh, Glen Clova (ANG) 12th May One Scald Law (LOTH) 5th May 3+ Lowther Hill-Green Lowther Hill (CLYDE) 10th May
Whimbrel One Loch of Swannay (ORK) 8th Apr; 3 Scatness (SHET) 16th Apr; 6 Claddach Baleshare, North Uist (OH) 18th Apr; 2 Smerclate, South Uist (OH) 18th Apr; flock of 50 birds on Fair Isle 18th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Apr One Machrihanish SO (ARG) 17th Apr; 5 Loch Indaal & one RSPB Gruinart both Islay (both ARG) both on 18th Apr; 2 Castlehill, 2 Loch of Mey & one Harrow (all CAITH) all on 19th Apr; one Drumashie (HIGH) 19th Apr; 5 near Portmahomack (HIGH) 21st Apr; 60 St. John’s Pool & 100 Ham (both CAITH) both on 5th May One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 18th Apr; one Ythan Estuary (NES) 23rd Apr; 3 Girdle Ness (NES) 24th Apr; one Barry Buddon (ANG) 3rd May 2 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 12th Apr; 4 Ruddons Point (FIFE) 18th Apr; one Kinneil (UF) 18th Apr; 10 Barns Ness-Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Leader River, Lauder (BORD) 24th Apr 3 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 14th Apr; one Buchley Pool & 6 Longhaugh Point-West Ferry (both CLYDE) both on 20th Apr; 4 RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 24th Apr
Common Sandpiper 2 Loch na Geireann, North Uist (OH) 19th Apr; one Loch of Hundland (ORK) 25th Apr; one Out Skerries (SHET) 26th Apr 2 Loch Loyal (HIGH) 4th Apr; 2 Loch Insh (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Aros Estuary, Mull (ARG) 12th Apr; one Colonsay (ARG) 13th Apr; 3 Add Estuary (ARG) 14th Apr; 4 Loch Achall near Ullapool (HIGH) 19th Apr One River Urie, Whiteford (NES) 19th Mar; 2 River Dee, Dinnet (NES) 11th Apr; one Spey Bay (M & N) 12th Apr; one Bridge of Dun (ANG) 12th Apr; one Lochindorb (M & N) 14th Apr; 3 Montrose Basin (ANG) 19th Apr One Letham Pools (FIFE) 23rd Mar; one River Tweed, Thornylee (BORD) 10th Apr; one Faseny Water, Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 10th Apr; one Dunblane (UF) 18th Apr; 2 near Heriot (BORD) 18th Apr; one Eden Estuary (FIFE) 26th Apr One Irvine harbour (AYRS) 2nd Apr; one Colin’s Isle, River Cart (CLYDE) 10th Apr; one Kilpatrick, Arran (CLY ISL) 11th Apr; one Tarras Water (D & G) 12th Apr; one River Clyde, Carbarns (CLYDE) 15th Apr
Sandwich Tern One Mill Sand, Tankerness (ORK) 26th Mar; one Papa Westray (ORK) 28th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 31st Mar; one Quendale (SHET) 6th Apr One Tayinloan (ARG) 30th Mar; 5 Loch Fleet (HIGH) 7th Apr; 2 Machrihanish SO (ARG) 7th Apr; one Hynish, Tiree (ARG) 7th Apr; one Thurso Bay (CAITH) 11th Apr One Ythan Estuary (NES) 17th Mar, at least 27 there on 2nd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 27th Mar; 2 East Beach, Nairn (M & N) 3rd Apr; several Spey Bay-Burghead ( M & N) 8th Apr; 2 Lunan Bay (ANG) 12th Apr 2 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 19th Mar; 2 Musselburgh & one Belhaven Bay (both LOTH) both on 10th Apr; 28 Eyemouth (BORD) 14th Apr; 2 Ruddons Point (FIFE) 19th Apr One Loch Ryan (D & G) 24th Mar; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 25th Mar; one Maidens (AYRS) 29th Mar; 2 Blackwaterfoot, Arran (CLY ISL) 3rd Apr; one Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 5th Apr
Common Tern One Bay of Firth (ORK) 10th Apr; one Pool of Virkie (SHET) 21st Apr; 2 Drimsdale, South Uist (OH) 24th Apr; 2 Fair Isle 19th May 12+ Loch Feochan (ARG) 9th May 2 Spey Bay (M & N) 12th Apr; 2+ Blackdog (NES) 18th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 19th Apr; 2 Loch Spynie (M & N) 27th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 28th Apr One Gosford Bay (LOTH) 2nd May; several Fife Ness (FIFE) 10th May One Saltcoats (AYRS) 4th Apr; 3 New England Bay (D & G) 12th Apr; one Balkenna (AYRS) 1st May; one Newshot Island (CLYDE) 1st May; 60 at former Bowling Oil Terminal (CLYDE) 10th May
Arctic Tern One Griminish Point, North Uist (OH) 18th Apr; 3 Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 20th Apr, 82 past on 2nd May; one Loch of Stenness (ORK) 23rd Apr; 3 Stromness (ORK) 25th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr; one Spiggie (SHET) 28th Apr; 20 Pool of Virkie (SHET) 2nd May; 200 Grutness (SHET) 3rd May 4 Tayinloan (ARG) 6th Apr; one Bruichladdich, Islay (ARG) 25th Apr; one Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr, 18 Loch a’ Phuill, Tiree on 30th; one Brora (HIGH) 5th May; 3 Sandside Bay (CAITH) 27th Apr; c.50 Dunnet Bay (CAITH) 6th May One Ythan Estuary (NES) 21st Apr; 1+ RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr; 5 Montrose Basin (ANG) 10th May 2 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 8th May; 2+ Elie Ness-Anstruther (FIFE) 10th May One reported Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; one Troon (AYRS) 21st Apr; 17 past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 23rd Apr, 13 on 2nd May; one Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; 3 Redkirk Point (D & G) 2nd May
Little Tern One Ardivachar Point, South Uist (OH) 12th Apr; one Griminish Point, North Uist (OH) 18th Apr; 2+ Water Sound, Burray (ORK) 12th May 3 Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 14th Apr; one Sandside Bay (CAITH) 28th Apr, 3 on 6th May; 3 Brora (HIGH) 5th May First Ythan Estuary (NES) 27th Apr; 2 Lunan Bay & 5 Montrose Basin (both ANG) both on 10th May One Tyninghame (LOTH) 9th May 2 past Troon harbour (AYRS) 8th May; one Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 9th May
Cuckoo One Druidibeg, South Uist (OH) 15th Apr; one Stromness (ORK) 25th Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 27th Apr; first Fair Isle 16th May One Glen More near Glenelg (HIGH) 11th Apr; one Colonsay (ARG) 12th Apr; one Slockavullin (ARG) 13th Apr; 2 Loch Dola near Lairg (HIGH) 15th Apr; 2 Coll (ARG) 15th Apr; one Loch na Keal, Mull (ARG) 16th Apr; one Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 17th Apr; one Glencoe (ARG) 19th Apr; one singing Ullapool (HIGH) 22nd Apr; one Shebster waterworks (CAITH) 12th May One singing Glen Lochay (P & K) 18th Apr; one singing Glen Tanar (NES) 22nd Apr; one Lundie Craigs (ANG) 28th Apr; one Archiestown (M & N) 28th Apr; one Knaik Valley (P & K) 3rd May One Ninewar Wood near East Linton (LOTH) 7th Apr; one Vogrie CP (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Kinneil (UF) 24th Apr; one Bavelaw (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Flanders Moss (UF) 25th Apr; one Teviot Valley (BORD) 7th May; 3 Glencorse-Loganlea, Pentlands (LOTH) 7th May One singing just east of Gartocharn (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one Corriegills, Arran (CLY ISL) 16th Apr; one singing Barnbrock Farm (CLYDE) 18th Apr; 2 Muirshiel CP (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one singing near Regland Loch & one Polmaddy (both D & G) both on 20th Apr; one Ashgrove Loch (AYRS) 24th Apr
Swift One Loch of Clickimin, Lerwick (SHET) 9th May; one Burwick, South Roanldsay (ORK) 10th May; one Garths Ness (SHET) 10th May; one Smerclate & one West Gerenish both South Uist (OH) 13th May; 2 Boisdale, South Uist (OH) 14th May One Thurso (CAITH) 9th May; one Oban & 2 Glen Euchar (both ARG) both on 10th May; one Brahan Estate near Conon Bridge (HIGH) 10th May One Loch Leven (P & K) 28th Apr, 10+ on 2nd May; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr; one Forfar Loch & 2 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (both ANG) both on 3rd May; one Pittachar, Crieff (P & K) 3rd May; 6 Forfar Loch (ANG) 5th May One Dunfermline (FIFE) 25th Apr; 2 Musselburgh (LOTH) 26th Apr; 5 Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 30th Apr, c.40 on 8th May; 3 Fishwick (BORD) 2nd May; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 5th May; 12 Tweedbank (BORD) 5th May; 20 Carse of Lecropt, Stirling & one Dunblane (both UF) both on 7th May One Carbarns (CLYDE) 25th Apr; 2 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 26th Apr; 10 Strathclyde Loch, 2 Chatelherault CP & singles Lochwinnoch and Waulkmill Glen Reservoir (all CLYDE) all on 26th Apr; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 29th Apr; one Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 1st May; one Soulseat Loch (D & G) 4th May; one Dumfries (D & G) 5th May
Sand Martin One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Mar; one Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 5th Apr; 4 Bay of Skaill (ORK) 14th Apr; 3 Daliburgh & one Orosay, both South Uist (OH) 2nd May One Lily Loch, Muir of Ord (HIGH) 14th Mar; one Loch Flemington (HIGH) 17th Mar; one Lusa, Skye (HIGH) 18th Mar; one Lower Milovaig, Skye (HIGH) 19th Mar; one Calgary Bay, Mull (ARG) 19th Mar; 3 Loch Ederline (ARG) 20th Mar; one Islay (ARG) 22nd Mar; 40 Loch Leathan (ARG) 23rd Mar, 75 on 30th; one Loch Bhasapol, Tiree (ARG) 26th Mar; one Quoynee (CAITH) 2nd Apr 3 Loch Leven (P & K) 16th Mar; 2 Carsebreck Loch (P & K) 16th Mar; 3 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 18th Mar, 50 on 2nd Apr; 4 Balgavies Loch (ANG) 19th Mar, 20 there on 22nd; 8 Loch Spynie (M & N) 21st Mar; 4 Aboyne Loch (NES) 23rd Mar; 45 Monikie CP (ANG) 2nd Apr; 2 Kingsteps (M & N) 2nd Apr 2 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 15th Mar, one on 22nd; 3 Bridge of Allan (UF) 19th Mar; one Newcastleton & one Tweedbank (both BORD) both on 19th Mar; 8 Cambus Pools (UF) 21st Mar; 2 Letham Pools (FIFE) 22nd Mar; 6 Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 23rd Mar; 5 Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 23rd Mar One Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 4th Mar, one on the 13th, 15 on the 16th, 310 counted there on 20th; one Ardachie (D & G) 12th Mar; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 13th Mar, 120+ there on 24th Mar; 8 Kendoon Loch (D & G) 16th Mar; 4 RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 18th Mar; 2 Sannox, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Mar; 50 Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D & G) 20th Mar, 120+ on 24th; one Capringstone (AYRS) 20th Mar; 8 Auchenharvie GC (AYRS) 22nd Mar
Swallow One by Loch Sandary, North Uist (OH) 24th Mar; one Fair Isle 1st Apr, 2 on 9th; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 2nd Apr; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 4th Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 10th Apr; one Finstown & one Evie (both ORK) both on 11th Apr; 4 seen South Uist (OH) 13th Apr 2 Chanonry Point (HIGH) 21st Mar; one reported Arinagour, Coll (ARG) 21st Mar; one reported Tain (HIGH) 25th Mar; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 25th Mar; one Ardkinglas, Loch Fyne (ARG) 31st Mar; one Sorobaidh Bay, Tiree (ARG) 31st Mar; 4 Balephuil,Tiree (ARG) on 5th Apr; one Machrihanish SO (ARG) 6th Apr; one Ullapool (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Loch of Mey (CAITH) 13th Apr One Ythan Estuary & one St. Cyrus (both NES) both on 22nd Mar; 2 Craigmill Den (ANG) 25th Mar; one Loch Leven (P & K) 31st Mar, 2+ on 9th Apr; one Lossiemouth (M & N) 31st Mar, one on 3rd Apr; one Bankfoot (P & K) 3rd Apr; 3+ RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 4th Apr; 3 Loch Spynie (M & N) 5th Apr; 2 Loch Kinord (NES) 7th Apr; 2 Stonehaven (NES) 8th Apr; one near Bridge of Cally (P & K) 11th Apr; one Conicavel (M & N) 13th Apr One North Berwick & one Musselburgh Lagoons (both LOTH) both on 31st Mar; one west Hangingshaw Rig (BORD) 31st Mar; one California (UF) 2nd Apr; one Gladhouse Reservoir (LOTH) 4th Apr; 8 Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 8th Apr; one Dunblane (UF) 8th Apr; one Kirkcaldy (FIFE) 9th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 10th Apr; 2 Dunglass (BORD) 11th Apr; 2 Coates (LOTH) 11th Apr; one Kingsbarns (FIFE) 12th Apr 4+ Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 22nd Mar; one New Abbey (D & G) 22nd Mar; 2 Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D & G) 24th Mar; one Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 25th Mar; 2 Capringstone Flash (AYRS) 29th Mar; one Hunterston (AYRS) 30th Mar; 4 River Clyde, Cambuslang (CLYDE) 30th Mar; one The Wig, Loch Ryan (D & G) 31st Mar; 2 High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 2nd Apr; 2 WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 3rd Apr; 35 Balgray Reservoir (CLYDE) 8th Apr
House Martin One Grenitote, North Uist (OH) 20th Mar; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 8th Apr; one Loch of Hundland (ORK) 11th Apr; one Fair Isle 13th Apr; one Gutcher, Yell (SHET) 21st Apr; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr One Kilchurn Castle (ARG) 5th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 6th Apr; one Forss (CAITH) 6th Apr; one Portmahomack (HIGH) 6th Apr; one Hynish, Tiree (ARG) 7th Apr; one Machrihanish SO (ARG) 7th Apr; one Loch a’ Phuill, Tiree (ARG) 10th; 3+ Drumnadrochit (HIGH) 14th Apr One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 3rd Apr, 4 on 9th Apr; one Broom of Moy (M & N) 6th Apr; one Urlar near Aberfeldy (P & K) 7th Apr; 6 at Monikie CP (ANG) 8th Apr, 2+ on 10th; one Loch Spynie (M& N) 8th Apr; one Loch Leven (P & K) 9th Apr 4 Saline (FIFE) 3rd Apr; one Newmains, Reston (BORD) 5th Apr; 2 Gullane (LOTH) 8th Apr; one Letham Pools (FIFE) 8th Apr; one Angle Park GP (FIFE) 10th Apr; one Bridge of Allan (UF) 14th Apr; first Glentress, Leithen Water (BORD) 21st Apr One Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 30th Mar; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 2nd Apr; 2 Port-na-Lochan, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th Apr; one near Barnsford Bridge (CLYDE) 4th Apr; one Balgray Reservoir (CLYDE) 8th Apr; 8 Midross, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 12th Apr; 8 near Courance (D & G) 12th Apr
Tree Pipit One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 2nd May; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 2nd May; one Sumburgh Hotel (SHET) 10th May; one Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 14th May One Strath Naver, Sutherland (HIGH) 10th Apr; one Tullochgorm (ARG) 14th Apr; one Carr Brae, Lochalsh (HIGH) 16th Apr; 3 Glendaruel, Cowal (ARG) 16th Apr; 2+ Glen Tromie (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Glencoe (ARG) 19th Apr One Minister’s Pool, Nairn & one at the Gut, Culbin Forest (both M & N) both on 2nd Apr; 2+ Glen Tanar (NES) 12th Apr; 2 Coynachie near Huntly (NES) 14th Apr; 2 Anmore Wood near Muthil (P & K) 19th Apr; 3 Glen Esk (ANG) 25th Apr; one Elgin (M & N) 28th Apr One over Ferny Ness (LOTH) 11th Apr; 2 Cromlix, Dunblane (UF) 18th Apr; 2 Falkland Estate (FIFE) 21st Apr 2 near Lochanbreck Loch (D & G) 2nd Apr; 2 Mollin & one near Mossdale (both D & G) both on 12th Apr; 2 singing Sallochy (CLYDE) 17th Apr; one over Greenan (AYRS) 18th Apr; singles singing at Balloch & Bishop Loch (both CLYDE) both on 18th Apr; 12 singing birds Ross Wood-Sallochy Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 20th Apr; one Glen Rosa, Arran (CLY ISL) 22nd Apr
Yellow Wagtail One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 8th May; Blue-headed Wagtail Foula (SHET) 15th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th May One Gullane (LOTH) 7th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Letham Pools (FIFE) 10th Apr; male Seafield Pond (LOTH) 19th Apr; one Torness (LOTH) 19th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Ladykirk (BORD) 25th Apr; 2 male Grey-headed Wagtails on Isle of May 17th May One Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 25th Apr
White Wagtail Male Quendale (SHET) 21st Mar, one on 29th Mar; one Fair Isle 2nd Apr; 5 South Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th Apr; 8+ Aird an Runair, North Uist & 2 Smerclate, South Uist (both OH) both on 18th Apr Male Balephetrish Bay, Tiree (ARG) 23rd Mar; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 26th Mar; 2 Neist Point, Skye (HIGH) 30th Mar; 2 Machrihanish SO (ARG) 30th Mar; 3 Portmahomack (HIGH) 15th Apr; 1+ Thurso (CAITH) 15th Apr 2 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 18th Apr Male Barns Ness (LOTH) 13th Mar, 13 on 10th Apr, 30 on 19th Apr; one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 13th Mar; 2 Letham Pools (FIFE) 5th Apr, 21 on 10th Apr; one Kinneil (UF) 25th Apr One Maidens (AYRS) 19th Mar, 2 on 3rd Apr; 2 Capringstone Flash (AYRS) 28th Mar; 2 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 31st Mar; one Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 1st Apr; 4 Luce Bay (D & G) 8th Apr; one Waulkmill Glen Reservoir (CLYDE) 8th Apr
Redstart Male Fair Isle 11th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th May; 3 Scatness, one Sumburgh & one Oxensetter (all SHET) all on 14th May; female Griminish, Benbecula & female Knockintorran, North Uist (both OH) both on 22nd May 1+ Loch Garten RSPB & a male Englishton Muir (both HIGH) both on 21st Apr; male Inistrynich, Loch Awe (ARG) 28th Apr; 1+ male Taynish NNR (ARG) 29th Apr One Glen Esk (ANG) 12th Apr; male Banchory (NES) 13th Apr; 2 males Finzean & 2+ singing males Loch Kinord area (both NES) both on 18th Apr; 2 Drummond Castle (P & K) 19th Apr; male Girdle Ness (NES) 19th Apr; one Rattray Head (NES) 3rd May One Greencloaks near Linlithgow (LOTH) 14th Apr; male St. Abbs Head (BORD) 26th Apr; 3 males Woodhall Dean (LOTH) 26th Apr; 1+ Fife Ness (FIFE) 16th May 2 Minnigaff-Garlies Wood (D & G) 13th Apr; male Endrick Mouth (CLYDE) 14th Apr; male Delamford and male and female Glen Afton (both AYRS) both on 18th Apr; mlae Mugdock CP & 8 between Ross Wood & Sallochy Wood, Loch Lomond (both CLYDE) both on 20th Apr
Whinchat One Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 2nd May; one Funzie, Fetlar (SHET) 13th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th May; one South Glendale, South Uist & one Steinish, Lewis (both OH) both on 13th May One Bunnahabhain, Islay (ARG) 23rd Apr; one Barr Lagan, Cowal (ARG) 23rd Apr; male Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 27th Apr; 2 North Watten (CAITH) 12th May Male Ballindalloch, Glen Lednock (P & K) 28th Apr; one Barry Buddon (ANG) 13th May; one Portlethen, one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg & several Ythan Estuary/Collieston area (all NES) all on 16th May One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 21st Apr; one near Longformacus (BORD) 22nd Apr; 2 Black Devon Wetland, Alloa (UF) 29th Apr; one Torness Power Station (LOTH) 14th May Male Pow Burn (AYRS) 22nd Apr; male & female Bogue Fell (D & G) 24th Apr; male Greenan (AYRS) 25th Apr; male Machrie Moor, Arran (CLY ISL) 29th Apr; 2 males Millichen, Glasgow (CLYDE) 1st May; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 3rd May
Wheatear Singles reported Harray & Holm (both ORK) both on 17th Mar; one Stoneybridge, South Uist (OH) 20th Mar; male South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 21st Mar; first Fair Isle 26th Mar, 9 on 2nd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Mar, 16 on 3rd Apr; 2 Grutness & one Unst (both SHET) both on 3rd Apr One Lochdon, Mull (ARG) 16th Mar; male Acha, Coll (ARG) 17th Mar; one Ardnahoe, Islay (ARG) 17th Mar; male Elgol, Skye (HIGH) 17th Mar, 3 on Skye on the 19th; 5 males on Tiree (ARG) 18th Mar; 3 males Loch na Cille, Knapdale (ARG) 18th Mar; one Machrihanish SO (ARG) 18th Mar; one Traigh Sands, Morar (HIGH) 18th Mar; 2 near Melvich, Sutherland (HIGH) 22nd Mar; 2 Duncansby Head (CAITH) 3rd Apr One Broughty Ferry (ANG) 20th Mar; male Glen Lethnot (ANG) 21st Mar; 3 Glen Esk (ANG) 22nd Mar; male Linn of Dee (NES) 24th Mar; one Glendevon (P & K) 27th Mar; one Little Glen Shee (P & K) 29th Mar; male RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Mar; 2 Burghead (M & N) 2nd Apr 4 Faseny Water, Lammermuir Hills + single males at Musselburgh Lagoons & Torness (all LOTH) all on 20th Mar; 2 males St. Abbs Head (BORD) 20th Mar; 2 males near Lower Earlsburn Reservoir (UF) 31st Mar; 8 Barns Ness (LOTH) 31st Mar; present Leithen Water (BORD) 31st Mar; one Lauder Common (BORD) 1st Apr; male near Lochore (FIFE) 6th Apr One Clauchlands, Arran (CLY ISL) 17th Mar; 2 (male and female) Daer Reservoir (CLYDE) 18th Mar; male RSPB Mersehead & one near Lochinvar (both D & G) both on 18th Mar; 2 Bogside (AYRS) 19th Mar; male Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 19th Mar; 20 Greenan (AYRS) 25th Apr; 30 Windlaw Marsh (CLYDE) 25th Apr
Ring Ouzel 2 Fair Isle 8th Apr; male Sumburgh Farm (SHET) 14th Apr; one Foveran, St. Ola (ORK) 21st Apr Male Coignafearn, Findhorn Valley (HIGH) 2nd Mar; one reported Coull Farm, Islay (ARG) 3rd Apr; one Beinn a’ Graig, Mull (ARG) 5th Apr 2 Glen Esk (ANG) 22nd Mar; male Lednock Dam (P & K) 10th Apr; 2 males & a female Sma’ Glen/Newton Bridge (P & K) 11th Apr Male Blackhopebyre farm, Moorfoot Hills (BORD) 19th Mar; 1+ Faseny Cottage, Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 20th Mar; one Moorfoot Hills (LOTH) 24th Mar; several arrived Leithen Water (BORD) 31st Mar-3rd Apr; one Ben Ledi (UF) 25th Apr One near Wanlockhead (D & G) 4th Apr, male and female there on 16th; one Culter Waterhead (CLYDE) 5th Apr; male Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 10th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th Apr; one Fair Isle 11th Apr; one Burn of Hillside (ORK) 25th Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 28th Apr One South Shian (ARG) 14th Apr; 3 Glendaruel, Cowal (ARG) 16th Apr; one singing Dervaig, Mull (ARG) 18th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay & one singing Portnahaven, Islay (both ARG) both on 19th Apr; 3 singing birds on Skye (HIGH) 20th Apr; one singing Strontian (HIGH) 20th Apr; one Dunnet (CAITH) 21st Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 27th Apr One Mill of Morphie (NES) 12th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 19th Apr; one Mulben (M & N) 20th Apr; one singing St. Serf’s Island, Loch Leven (P & K) 22nd Apr; one Huntly (NES) 22nd Apr One singing Tranent (LOTH) 15th Apr; one singing Eyemouth (BORD) 15th Apr; one singing Coates (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 19th Apr; 8 singing Thornton Wood-Loch Fitty on 20th Apr, 6 on 21st; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 22nd Apr; one Black Devon Wetland, Alloa (UF) 22nd Apr; one Lauder (BORD) 24th Apr One singing RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 13th Apr; one singing Loch Doon (AYRS) 15th Apr; one singing Chatelherault CP (CLYDE) 17th Apr; 4 singing Merryton Haugh, one Newshot Island & one singing Windlaw Marsh (all CLYDE) all on 19th Apr; 3 singing Bogside-Garnock Floods & 2 singing Pow Burn (all AYRS) all on 19th Apr; one Corroecravie shore, Arran (CLY ISL) 29th Apr
Sedge Warbler One Burn of Hillside (ORK) 25th Apr; one Loch Bailafinlay, Benbecula (OH) 28th Apr; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 12th May; one Halligarth, Unst (SHET) 13th May; one Virkie (SHET) 14th May One Ham Pool (CAITH) 19th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 20th Apr; one Loch Bhasapol, Tiree (ARG) 27th Apr; one Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 27th Apr; 2 Ardelve, Lochalsh (HIGH) 30th Apr; 2 singing Ardfern (ARG) 30th Apr One Montrose Basin (ANG) 12th Apr; one near Spynie Palace (M & N) 13th Apr; one Port Allen (P & K) 19th Apr; 2+ RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 20th Apr; one Loch Leven (P & K) 23rd Apr; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 27th Apr; one Loch Davan (NES) 1st May One Kilspindie, Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 19th Apr; one Newmains, Reston (BORD) 20th Apr; one near Lochore (FIFE) 22nd Apr; one Skinflats Lagoons (UF) 22nd Apr; one Gosford Bay (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Blair Drummond (UF) 25th Apr; 3 singing St. Abbs Head (BORD) 26th Apr; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 27th Apr 2 Ardeer Fen (AYRS) 14th Apr; one Wigtown harbour (D & G) 14th Apr; one Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 19th Apr; one Littleton Reservoir & one Merryton (both CLYDE) both on 19th Apr; first RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 21st Apr; first 2 at RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) on 22nd Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Brough, Whalsay (SHET) 12th Apr; one Fair Isle 20th Apr; one Scatness (SHET) 24th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr; one Drimsdale, South Uist (OH) 30th Apr One Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 10th May, 1+ on Tiree on 18th May One Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 25th Apr; one Girdle Ness & one Donmouth (both NES) both on 25th Apr; one Sands of Forvie (NES) 27th Apr; one Rattray Head (NES) 3rd May One Newmains, Reston (BORD) 20th Apr; one singing Duddingston Loch (LOTH) 22nd Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 25th Apr; one singing Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 26th Apr One by Garnock Floods (AYRS) 19th Apr; one singing Alloway disused railway (AYRS) 25th Apr; one near Brownside Braes (CLYDE) 3rd May; one Baron’s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 5th May
Whitethroat One Norwick, Unst (SHET) 12th Apr, one on 25th Apr; one Fair Isle 15th Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 6th May; one Eriskay (OH) 13th May One by Torvean Cemetery, Inverness (HIGH) 20th Apr; one Fasach, Skye (HIGH) 10th May; several new in on Islay (ARG) 10th May; 2 Tiree (ARG) 11th May 4 at Montrose Basin (ANG) 25th Apr; one Spey Bay (M & N) 25th Apr; one Inchgarth NR (NES) 25th Apr; 2 near Kirriemuir (ANG) 28th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 1st May; one Lossiemouth (M & N) 3rd May; male Innerpeffray (P & K) 3rd May One Kinneil (UF) 24th Apr; one Newmains, Reston (BORD) 24th Apr; one Blair Drummond (UF) 25th Apr; one Blindwells & one Hailes Castle (both LOTH) both on 25th Apr; one Gullane Bents (LOTH) 26th Apr; one Cullaloe NR (FIFE) 26th Apr; one near Burntisland (FIFE) 27th Apr One Dunure (AYRS) 20th Apr; one Pow Burn (AYRS) 22nd Apr; one by River Clyde at Newton farm, Cambuslang (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 23rd Apr; one High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 24th Apr; 3 singing birds Merryton (CLYDE) 25th Apr; 4 Browhouses (D & G) 2nd May; 10 singing Cathkin Braes (CLYDE) 3rd May
Garden Warbler One Sandgarth (SHET) 26th Apr; 5 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 15th May; one North Bay, Barra (OH) 20th May One singing Achnabreck (ARG) 28th Apr; 5+ singing Bonawe, Loch Etive (ARG) 12th May; one Thurso (CAITH) 14th May One near Fochabers (M & N) 22nd Apr; 2 Powmouth (ANG) 3rd May; 5+ Collieston (NES) 16th May One singing Buckstone Wood, Edinburgh (LOTH) 18th Apr; one Dunblane (UF) 19th Apr; one Galashiels & 1+ singing Newmains, Reston (both BORD) both on 23rd Apr; one Blindwells (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Cullaloe NR (FIFE) 29th Apr; 2 singing Woodhall Dean (LOTH) 30th Apr One singing Gartocharn (CLYDE) 17th Apr; one singing Lochranza, Arran (CLY ISL) 18th Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 25th Apr; one Erskine (CLYDE) 27th Apr; one singing Zuider Zee pond (D & G) 4th May; one Cambusdoon (AYRS) 5th May; one Cumloden Wood (D & G) 5th May
Blackcap Male Out Skerries (SHET) 4th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th Apr; 2 Whalsay & one Oxensetter (both Shet) both on 8th Apr; first Fair Isle 9th Apr; male Loch Druidibeg Plantation, South Uist (OH) 15th Apr; 3 singing males Stornoway Woods, Lewis (OH) 19th Apr Male Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 8th Apr; 2 singing Knapdale (ARG) 10th Apr; male Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 11th Apr; male singing Lochcarron (HIGH) 13th Apr; one singing Salen, Mull (ARG) 13th Apr One Inchberry (M & N) 3rd Apr; 3 Montrose Basin area & one Craigmill Den (both ANG) both on 12th Apr; one Fochabers (M & N) 14th Apr; male singing Inveralmond (P & K) 18th Apr; male singing near Bankfoot (P & K) 20th Apr; one Inchgarth NR (NES) 25th Apr Male Harestanes (BORD) 3rd Apr; one Cambus (UF) 5th Apr; 2 singing Inveresk (LOTH) 6th Apr; one singing Tranent & one Biel Mill near East Linton (both LOTH) both on 10th Apr; 3 Dunglass & one Pease Dean (both BORD) both on 11th Apr; 2+ singing River Tyne, East Linton-Hailes Castle (LOTH) 11th Apr; 2 Riverside Park, Glenrothes (FIFE) 13th Apr; 2+ Dunblane (UF) 13th Apr Male singing Adamton House, Monkton (AYRS) 4th Apr; male singing Strathclyde Park (CLYDE) 5th Apr; 2 singing Darnley Mill Country Park (CLYDE) 7th Apr; one Mull of Galloway (D & G) 10th Apr; male Greenan (AYRS) 10th Apr
Wood Warbler One Grogarry Lodge, South Uist (OH) 11th May; one Cunningsburgh (SHET) 14th May; 6 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 15th May; 2 Fair Isle 15th May 2 singing Carr Brae, Dornie (HIGH) 26th Apr; one Inverawe House (ARG) 28th Apr; 6 singing Taynish NNR (ARG) 29th Apr One singing Killiecrankie RSPB (P & K) 20th Apr, 5 singing on 2nd May; one near Loch Kinord (NES) 25th Apr; one Dunninald (ANG) 11th May; one Craigmill Den (ANG) 16th May One singing Brig O’ Turk (UF) 17th Apr; one singing Penicuik (LOTH) 25th Apr 6 singing Ross Wood-Sallochy Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 20th Apr; first RSPB Wood of Cree (D & G) 24th Apr; one Portencross (AYRS) 25th Apr; one Merkland Wood, Arran (CLY ISL) 25th Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 2nd May
Chiffchaff One Carinish, North Uist (OH) 16th Mar; one Virkie (SHET) 18th Mar; one Kirkwall (ORK) 20th Mar; one Fair Isle 30th Mar; one Claddach Baleshare, North Uist (OH) 30th Mar; one Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 1st Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd Apr; 5 Sumburgh (SHET) 7th Apr One singing Kilkenneth, Tiree (ARG) 17th Mar; one singing Kirkhill, Beauly Firth (HIGH) 19th Mar; one singing RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 19th Mar; one singing Ord Hill, North Kessock (HIGH) 20th Mar; 3 singing Achnabreck near Cairnbaan (ARG) 30th Mar One singing Kingoodie quarry & 3 Drummond Castle (all P & K) all on 21st Mar; one Fochabers (M & N) 21st Mar; one singing Inchgarth Reservoir (NES) 24th Mar; one Finavon by Forfar (ANG) 30th Mar One singing Musselburgh (LOTH) 16th Mar; singles singing The Hermitage, Edinburgh & Cousland (both LOTH) on 18th Mar; singles singing Airthrey Castle & Skinflats Lagoons (both UF) both on 21st Mar; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 21st Mar; singles singing Tweedbank & Langlee Woods (both BORD) both on 21st Mar; one Stirling (UF) 30th Mar One singing Midross, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 17th Mar; 2 singing Cardoness & one singing Wigtown (both D & G) both on 17th Mar; one Auchincruive (AYRS) 17th Mar; one singing RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 18th Mar; one singing Glanderston Dam (CLYDE) 18th Mar; 3 singing Garnock Floods-Stevenston (AYRS) 19th Mar
Willow Warbler One Skaw, Whalsay (SHET) 8th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th Apr; one Fair Isle 9th Apr, 3 on 10th; one Finstown (ORK) 11th Apr; 4+ Whalsay (SHET) 11th; 3 North Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 12th Apr; several Stornoway Woods (OH) 12th Apr One Dornoch (HIGH) 4th Apr; one Croig, Mull (ARG) 4th Apr; one Tiree, 2 Knapdale, one Colonsay & 4 on Islay (all ARG) all on 10th Apr; one St. John’s Loch (CAITH) 11th Apr; 2 at the head of Glen More near Glenelg (HIGH) 11th Apr; 2 near Aviemore & one Nethybridge (both HIGH) both on 12th Apr; one Strathy Point, Sutherland (HIGH) 14th Apr One Montreathmont Forest (ANG) 7th Apr; one singing Methven Loch (P & K) 10th Apr; one singing Forfar Loch (ANG) 11th Apr; influx noted SW Perthshire (P & K) on 11th Apr including 5+ singing Crieff-Kinkell Bridge; one Inchgarth Reservoir (NES) 12th Apr; influx noted in Angus 12th Apr; 1+ near Spynie Palace, one near Mundole & one Conicavel (all M& N) all on 13th Apr; 3 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 14th Apr One Whiteadder Reservoir (LOTH) 5th Apr; singles Millerhill, Edinburgh and Musselburgh Lagoons (both LOTH) both on 6th Apr; one Lake of Menteith (UF) 8th Apr; 1+ Leithen Water (BORD) 8th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 8th Apr; 7 singing Newmains, Reston (BORD) 9th Apr; one Craigluscar NR (FIFE) 9th Apr; one Angle Park GP (FIFE) 10th Apr; influx noted Lothian 11th Apr One RSPB Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 31st Mar; one Pow Burn (AYRS) 2nd Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 3rd Apr; 3 Merryton (CLYDE) 5th Apr; 2 Mull of Galloway & 3 Loch Ken (both D & G) both on 7th Apr; one Kilmory, Arran (CLY ISL) 8th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th May; one Virkie & one Swining (both SHET) both on 14th May; first Fair Isle 14th May; one Stornoway Castle (OH) 14th May One Bonawe, Loch Etive (ARG) 12th May; one Tiree (ARG) 18th May One by disused airfield, Arbroath (ANG) 13th May; one Craigmill Den (ANG) 14th May; 2 Portlethen & one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (both NES) both on 16th May One Ormiston-Cousland disused railway (LOTH) 10th May; 1+ Fife Ness (FIFE) 16th May; one Dunblane (UF) 16th May; 4 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 16th May One Knockman Wood (D & G) 2nd May; one Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 10th May; 2 Craigengillan Estate (AYRS) 10th May; one Newton, Lochranza, Arran (CLY ISL) 10th May; one Dundeugh (D & G) 10th May; one back at nestbox site Gatehouse of Fleet (D & G) 12th May
Pied Flycatcher One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th May; one Quendale (SHET) 14th May; first Fair Isle 14th May; one North Tolsta & one Port of Ness, both Lewis (OH) 17th May Pair Barr Lagan, Cowal (ARG) 18th Apr; male near Forest Lodge, Abernethy Forest (HIGH) 25th Apr Female near Dowally Loch (P & K) 17th Apr; male Craigmill Den (ANG) 13th May; one Collieston (NES) 15th May Female Skateraw (LOTH) 16th May; 1+ Fife Ness (FIFE) 16th May; 4 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 16th May Male Knockman Wood (D & G) 11th Apr; 1+ male Ross Wood-Sallochy Wood, Loch Lomond & a male Inversnaid RSPB (both CLYDE) both on 20th Apr

2008

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 St. Ninian?s Isle (SHET) 15th Apr; one Sound of Harris (OH) 17th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Apr 3 from ferry off Hunter?s Quay, Dunoon (ARG) 31st Jan; 3 Uisaed Point? (ARG) 12th Mar, 8 past on 15th; several from Oban-Tiree ferry (ARG) 4th Apr; c.20 off Uig, Skye (HIGH) 6th Apr One past Girdle Ness (NES) 26th Apr; 45 past Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 30th Apr One past Fife Ness (FIFE) 5th Apr; one Carlingnose Point (FIFE) 22nd Apr One Corsewall Point? (D & G) 24th Mar; one past Saltcoats (AYRS) 1st Apr, 3 on the 4th; 2 Cloch Point (CLYDE) 10th May
Garganey Drake Loch Fada, Benbecula 4th Mar, presumed same at Loch Bee, South Uist on 9th, a pair there on 18th (all OH); drake Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 19th Apr; drake Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 22nd Apr Drake Coll (ARG) 29th Mar; drake Tiree (ARG) 23rd Apr; 3 drakes Loch of Mey (CAITH) 4th May Drake Ugie Estuary (NES) 3rd Feb; drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 12th Apr; one Aberlour (M & N) 22nd Apr; drake Forfar Loch (ANG) 9th May; 2 drakes Loch Leven (P & K) 11th May; successful breeding RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) with 2 broods noted in the first week of June Drake Scooniehill near St. Andrews (FIFE) 25th Apr; pair Bavelaw (LOTH) 13th June Drake Lochmaben (D & G) 13th Feb; pair Trabboch Loch (AYRS) 17th Apr; drake WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 19th Apr; drake Black Cart near Inchinnan Bridge (CLYDE) 1st May
Marsh Harrier Fem Eochar, South Uist (OH) 18th Apr; fem Lochmaddy, North Uist (OH) 18th Apr; one Holm (ORK) 24th Apr; one Sand Water (SHET) 29th Apr Female Loch Bhasapol, Tiree (ARG) 7th May Female back Tay Reedbeds (P & K) 19th Mar, at least 2 present on 23rd Mar; male RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 21st Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 27th Apr; male Loch Spynie (M & N) 29th Apr One Kilmany (FIFE) 6th May Female WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 7th May; female Endrick Mouth (CLYDE) 8th May; female Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 20th May
Osprey One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; one Fair Isle 1st May; one Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 14th May Female back at Loch Garten RSPB & 2 Loch Insh (both HIGH) both on 26th Mar; one back at nest site on the Black Isle (HIGH) 31st Mar; 2 Loch Ederline (ARG) 1st Apr; one Inverliever, Loch Awe (ARG) 3rd Apr One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 29th Mar; last year?s female & a male back SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 30th Mar; one Buchanty (P & K) 31st Mar; 2 back at nest sites near Dunphail (M & N) 31st Mar; one Fochabers (M & N) 2nd Apr; one Aboyne (NES) 8th Apr One River Tweed, near Caddonfoot (BORD) 13th Mar; one reported over Wester Hailes (LOTH) 17th Mar; one north River Tyne near Haddington? (LOTH) 28th Mar; one over East Lomond Hill (FIFE) 31st Mar; singles Duke?s Pass, Loch Venachar and Lake of Menteith (all UF) all on 1st Apr One Loch Fad, Bute (CLY ISL) 31st Mar; one back at nest site at Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 1st Apr; one north Saltcoats harbour? (AYRS) on 4th Apr; one north at Carsfad Loch (D & G) 7th Apr
Dotterel One Hoy (ORK) 2nd May; one Fair Isle 3rd May; 4 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd May; 3 West Gerenish, South Uist (OH) 5th May; 2 near Ronas Hill (SHET) 20th May 2 Ballinaby, Islay (ARG) 17th Apr; present Cairngorm plateau (HIGH) c.20th May 4 near St. Combs (NES) 6th May 5 Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 28th Apr 2 Cairnsmore of Fleet (D & G) 3rd Apr; 2 Lowther Hill (CLYDE) 29th Apr; 2 Bheinn Bharrian, Arran (CLY ISL) 5th May; one Blackcraig Hill (AYRS) 11th May
Whimbrel One Grogarry, South Uist? (OH) 3rd Apr; one Holm (ORK) 16th Apr; one Fair Isle 16th Apr; 22 Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 17th Apr; one Swanbister (ORK) 20th Apr; one Hillwell (SHET) 21st Apr; 50+ on North Uist (OH) 27th Apr One Uisaed Point (ARG) 6th Apr; 6 Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 15th Apr; 7 Tayinloan (ARG) 16th Apr; 2 near Portmahomack? (HIGH) 18th Apr One Montrose Basin (ANG) 13th Apr; one Blackdog (NES) 24th Apr; 1+ Portknockie (M & N) 25th Apr; one over Bankfoot (P & K) 26th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 27th Apr, 30+ on 28th One Ruddons Point (FIFE) 2nd Apr; one over Tweedbank (BORD) 11th Apr; 2 Cramond (LOTH) 12th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 18th Apr; 6 Barns Ness (LOTH) 19th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 19th Apr Singles Troon harbour headland & Irvine harbour (both AYRS) both on 6th Apr; one West Ferry and one Ardmore Point (both CLYDE) both on 18th Apr; 2+ RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 21st Apr; 25 West Ferry (CLYDE) 27th Apr; 46 Munnoch Resr (AYRS) 27th Apr
Common Sandpiper One Grimsay, Benbecula (OH) 7th Apr; one Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 20th Apr; one Scatness (SHET) 30th Apr; one Fair Isle 30th Apr; one Echna Bay, Burray (ORK) 1st May One Colonsay (ARG) 11th Apr; one Loch Insh (HIGH) 13th Apr; one The Oa, Islay (ARG) 16th Apr; one Add Estuary (ARG) 16th Apr; one Portnahaven, Islay (ARG) 21st Apr; one Ferry Point, Dingwall (HIGH) 22nd Apr Singles Balgavies Loch & Forfar Loch (both ANG) both on 7th Apr; 3 Cloddach (M & N) 20th Apr; one Tugnet (M & N) 24th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 27th Apr One Kinneil (UF) 11th Apr; one Whitrig Bog (BORD) 12th Apr; one Seafield Pond (LOTH) 13th Apr; one near Callander (UF) 15th Apr; one Loch Ard (UF) 16th Apr; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 23rd Apr One North Craig Resr (AYRS) 7th Apr; one Troon (AYRS) 9th Apr; one River Clyde near Carbarns (CLYDE) 11th Apr; one Hogganfield Loch (CLYDE) 13th Apr; one Wineport, Arran (CLY ISL) 13th Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 17th Apr
Sandwich Tern One Grutness (SHET) 11th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Mar; 2 Fair Isle 17th Apr; 2 Benbecula (OH) 24th Apr One Uisaed Point? (ARG) 23rd Mar; 2 Loch Fleet (HIGH) 3rd Apr; 2 Port Ellen, Islay (ARG) 9th Apr One Kinnaird Head?? (NES) 30th Mar; one Lossiemouth (M & N) 3rd Apr; 2 Peterhead (NES) 5th Apr; 2 Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 5th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 10th Apr One Seafield (LOTH) 1st Apr; one Kinghorn (FIFE) 6th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 9th Apr One Loch Ryan (D & G) 25th Mar; one Girvan (AYRS) 30th Mar; one Greenan & 3 Stevenston Point (both AYRS) both on 31st Mar; one Blackwaterfoot, Arran (CLY ISL) 3rd Apr; 2 Port Glasgow (CLYDE) 13th Apr
Common Tern 2 North Bay, South Uist (OH) 21st Apr; 3 Houton Head-Bay of Ireland (ORK) 21st Apr; 2 Scatness (SHET) 24th Apr; 3 Virkie (SHET) 25th Apr; one Fair Isle 11th May 3 Machrihanish SBO (ARG) 17th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 16th Apr; one Loch Brittle, Skye (HIGH) 13th May One Ythan Estuary (NES) 23rd Apr; first Montrose Basin (ANG) 28th Apr; 60 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr One Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 20th Apr; one North Queensferry (FIFE) 22nd Apr; 5+ Cramond (LOTH) 29th Apr 2 Loch Ryan (D & G) 27th Apr; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 1st May; 2 Newshot Island (CLYDE) 10th May
Arctic Tern One Coot Loch, Benbecula (OH) 15th Apr; one Dingieshowe (ORK) 21st Apr; first Fair Isle 27th Apr; 8 Balranald, North Uist (OH) 29th Apr; 250 Grutness (SHET) 5th May 4 Tiree (ARG) 28th Apr; 2 Loch Insh (HIGH) 28th Apr; 3 Loch Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 29th Apr 2 Tugnet (M & N) 24th Apr; first Ythan Estuary (NES) 28th Apr; first Montrose Basin (ANG) 28th Apr; 20 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 30th Apr 5+ off North Queensferry (FIFE) 24th Apr 8 past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 19th Apr; 2 Browhouses (D & G) 20th Apr; 3 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; 240+ past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 23rd Apr
Little Tern 2 South Ford, Benbecula (OH) 17th Apr, 3 on 21st; one Balranald, North Uist (OH) 29th Apr; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 12th May One Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 15th Apr, 2 present on 18th One Ythan Estuary (NES) 23rd Apr, 19 on 28th; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 3rd May One Loch Ryan (D & G) 26th Apr; 2 Ballantrae (AYRS) 19th May
Cuckoo One South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 18th Apr; one Sumburgh Head (SHET) 1st May; one Fair Isle 5th May; one Rendall (ORK) 5th May Very early bird reported Colonsay (ARG) 9th Apr; one Colintraive (ARG) 12th Apr; one Loch Tulla (ARG) 15th Apr; one The Oa, Islay (ARG) 18th Apr; one Knapdale (ARG) 19th Apr; one Glencoe village (HIGH) 21st Apr; one Inverasdale (HIGH) 27th Apr One Clochan (M & N) 27th Apr; one Glen Tanar (NES) 29th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 3rd May; one Glen Esk (ANG) 4th May One Blindwells (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Woodhall Dean (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Craik (BORD) 3rd May; one near Ben Ledi (UF) 5th May One Muirshiel CP (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Inverarnan (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Polmaddie (D & G) 22nd Apr; one Castramont Wood (D & G) 26th Apr; one Glen App (AYRS) 27th Apr
Swift One Fair Isle 30th Apr; one Kirkwall Airport (ORK) 21st May; one Out Skerries (SHET) 23rd May One near Muir of Ord (HIGH) 28th Apr; 2 Crinan Canal (ARG) 1st May; one Balephetrish, Tiree (ARG) 3rd May; one Ardnave, Islay (ARG) 3rd May; 2 Inverness (HIGH) 6th May 2 Forfar Loch (ANG) 27th Apr; 20+ over Kirriemuir (ANG) 27th Apr; 22+ Loch of Skene (NES) 29th Apr; 1+ Perth (P & K) 5th May; 6 Elgin (M & N) 6th May 8 Loch Gelly (FIFE) 26th Apr, 13 on 27th, 30+ on 28th; 3 Gullane Point (LOTH) 26th Apr; one Edinburgh (LOTH) 26th Apr; 4 Galashiels (BORD) 28th Apr; 3 Reston (BORD) 28th Apr; 2 Dunblane (UF) 29th Apr One RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 26th Apr; 3 Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 27th Apr; 2 Garnock Floods (AYRS) 28th Apr; c.30 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 28th Apr
Sand Martin One Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 21st Apr; 2 Bay of Ireland (ORK) 21st Apr; one Durkadale (ORK) 22nd Apr; 3 Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one Balranald, North Uist (OH) 24th Apr One reported Port Ellen, Islay (ARG) 22nd Mar; 2 Carnain, Islay (ARG) 27th Mar; 2+ Loch nan Eala, Arisaig (HIGH) 29th Mar; 12 Glen Feochan House (ARG) 31st Mar; 65 Loch Ederline (ARG) 6th Apr; 3 Dunglass Island (HIGH) 9th Apr 3 Loch Leven (P & K) 28th Mar; one near Auchmithie, one Montrose Basin & 5 Monikie CP (all ANG) all on 30th Mar; 5 Broughty Ferry (ANG) 31st Mar; 30+ SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 31st Mar; 5 Strachan, Deeside & c.20 Loch of Skene (both NES) both on 1st Apr; c.50 Elgin (M & N) 1st Apr; 36 Cloddach (M & N) 2nd Apr; c.25 Loch na Bo (M & N) 2nd Apr; 200 Rescobie Loch (ANG) 5th Apr One Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 23rd Mar; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 28th Mar; 8 west Tyninghame Bay (LOTH) 31st Mar; one Tweedbank (BORD) 31st Mar; one Lake of Menteith (UF) 1st Apr; 5 Mountcastle Quarry (FIFE) 2nd Apr; 100+ Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 5th Apr 2 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 15th Mar, 12 present on the 18th Mar, 21 on 19th; one Stinchar Bridge (AYRS) 16th Mar; 5 Castle Loch, Lochmaben (D & G) 16th Mar; 6 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 19th Mar; 5 River Clyde, Daldowie (CLYDE) 29th Mar; one Port-na-Lochan, Arran (CLY ISL) 29th Mar
Swallow One reported Channerwick (SHET) 21st Mar; one reported Loch of Harray (ORK) 3rd Apr; one Melby (SHET) 7th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 10th Apr; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 16th Apr; first Fair Isle 21st Apr One Kilchoman, Islay (ARG) 3rd Apr; one by Loch Crinan & one Bridgend (both ARG) both on 6th Apr; one reported Ullinish, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 9th Apr; one Loch Flemington (HIGH) 9th Apr; one near Arisaig (HIGH) 10th Apr; 2 Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Grantown-on-Spey (HIGH) 12th Apr One Findhorn (M & N) 5th Apr; one Balgavies Loch (ANG) 6th Apr, at least 6 there on the 7th; one Aboyne (NES) 7th Apr; one Keith (M & N) 9th Apr; 15 Inchgarth Resr (NES) 11th Apr; one Elgin (M & N) 19th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 2nd Apr; one River Teviot, Hawick & one near Lamberton (both BORD) both on 3rd Apr; one Angle Park GP (FIFE) 4th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 4th Apr; 3 Blair Drummond (UF) 6th Apr; 3 Loch Gelly (FIFE) 6th Apr One Netherton Farm, Paisley (CLYDE) 19th Mar; one Girvan (AYRS) 3rd Apr; one by South Haugh, Hamilton (CLYDE) 3rd Apr; one Bridge of Weir (CLYDE) 4th Apr; 3 Loch Lomond, 2 Croftamie & 2 Carbarns Pool (all CLYDE) all on 4th Apr; one Carsegowan Moss (D & G) 4th Apr; 3+ Earlstoun Loch (D & G) 6th Apr; 5 Trabboch Loch & 3 Martnaham Loch (both AYRS) both on 9th Apr; 40 Balgray Resr (CLYDE) 13th Apr
House Martin One Loch of Harray (ORK) 26th Apr; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 26th Apr; one Hillwell (SHET) 28th Apr; one Fair Isle 30th Apr; one Stilligarry, South Uist (OH) 8th May One Kilbride Bay, Cowal (ARG) 4th Apr; 2 Port Ellen, Islay (ARG) 16th Apr; one Strontian (HIGH) 22nd Apr; 2 Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 23rd Apr 1+ Balgavies Loch (ANG) 6th Apr, 2 on the 7th; one Rescobie Loch (ANG) 10th Apr; one Elgin (M & N) 13th Apr; one Kinross (P & K) 19th Apr; 5 Garmouth (M & N) 23rd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 24th Apr One Loch Gelly (FIFE) 6th Apr; one Musselburgh (LOTH) 11th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 21st Apr; 1+ Stirling University (UF) 24th Apr A very early bird Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 19th Mar; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 1st Apr; one Irvine (AYRS) 4th Apr; one Whiting Bay, Arran (CLY ISL) 4th Apr; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 12th Apr; one Loch Stroan (D & G) 14th Apr
Tree Pipit First Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Apr; 3 Out Skerries (SHET) 1st May One Glenmore Forest (HIGH) 4th Apr; one Tullochgorm (ARG) 14th Apr; one Monadh Mor, Black Isle (HIGH) 20th Apr 2 Loch of the Lowes SWT (P & K) 22nd Apr; 4 Forest of Birse (NES) 27th Apr; one near Muthill (P & K) 27th Apr; one Dinnet (NES) 27th Apr One White Moss (BORD) 19th Apr; 3 singing Peniel Heugh (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons? (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Torness (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Skateraw (LOTH) 27th Apr One Mugdock CP (CLYDE) 20th Apr; 5 Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Southerness (D & G) 25th Apr; 2 Dalmellington (AYRS) 28th Apr
Yellow Wagtail One Fair Isle 23rd Apr; Grey-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 2nd May; male Noss (SHET) 7th May; female Loch na Roe, North Uist (OH) 12th May; Blue-headed wagtail Fair Isle 13th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th May; Blue-headed Wagtail St. Kilda (OH) 23rd May; 11 Grey-headed Wagtails on Fair Isle on 30th May Male Gillock (CAITH) 24th Apr; Blue-headed Wagtail The Oa, Islay (ARG) 12th May One St. Combs (NES) 5th May; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 14th May, Blue-headed Wagtail there on 17th One Torness-Skateraw (LOTH) 24th Apr; one near Kelso (BORD) 24th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 5th May; Blue-headed Wagtail Skateraw-Barns Ness (LOTH) 10th May; Grey-headed Wagtail on the Isle of May 28th May One Southerness Point (D & G) 24th May
White Wagtail One Butt of Lewis, Lewis (OH) 11th Apr; one Fair Isle 13th Apr; 3 Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 16th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th Apr; one Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 17th Apr 3 reported The Oa, Islay (ARG) 25th Mar; 3 Tiree (ARG) 27th Mar; one Traigh golf course, Morar (HIGH) 29th Mar One Loch Leven (P & K) 6th Apr; one Arbroath (ANG) 11th Apr; one Blackdog (NES) 20th Apr; 6 Lossiemouth (M & N) 26th Apr One Yellowcraig (LOTH) 25th Mar; one Newmains, Reston (BORD) 26th Mar; one Eden Estuary (FIFE) 5th Apr; 2 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 11th Apr; 11 Whitesands Bay- Skateraw (LOTH) 13th Apr; one near Callander (UF) 15th Apr 2 Maidens (AYRS) 30th Mar; one Cleats, Arran (CLY ISL) 6th Apr; singles Saltcoats & Pow Burn (both AYRS) both on 12th Apr; 3 Carbarns Pool (CLYDE) 12th Apr, 5 on the 13th; 5 The Wig, Loch Ryan (D & G) 12th Apr; 19 RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 17th Apr
Redstart One Virkie (SHET) 30th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; 2 Fair Isle 1st May; female Burray (ORK) 13th May Male Torosay, Mull (ARG) 26th Apr; male Nethybridge (HIGH) 27th Apr; several Glen Feshie (HIGH) 27th Apr; male near Muir of Ord (HIGH) 30th Apr 4 Glen Esk (ANG) 26th Apr; 2 singing males Forest of Birse (NES) 27th Apr; 4 males & one female Drummond Castle (P & K) 27th Apr; male Arbroath (ANG) 30th Apr Male Blindwells (LOTH) 25th Apr; female Isle of May 27th Apr Male Darnley Mill, Glasgow (CLYDE) 16th Apr; male RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 21st Apr; 4 Sallochy (CLYDE) 24th Apr; male Laurieston (D & G) 27th Apr; male Dalmellington & male Ness Glen (both AYRS) both on 28th Apr
Whinchat One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Apr; first Fair Isle 28th Apr; one Out Skerries (SHET) 1st May; 2 Unst (SHET) 2nd May; male Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 6th May One Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 27th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 27th Apr; male Lussa Loch (ARG) 29th Apr One Glen Esk (ANG) 5th May; 5 males at Forest of Birse (NES) 7th May One Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Leadburn Community Woodland (BORD) 28th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 29th Apr; male and female Falkland Hill (FIFE) 6th May; first Isle of May 24th May One near Carsphairn (D & G) 27th Apr; male Bogside (AYRS) 1st May; one Millichen Flood (CLYDE) 5th May
Wheatear One Loch Mor, Benbecula (OH) 26th Mar; one South Glendale, South Uist? (OH) 29th Mar; 3 on North Uist (OH) 30th Mar; first 2 males on Fair Isle on 1st Apr; 2 Newark Bay (ORK) 3rd Apr; one Butt of Lewis (OH) 4th Apr One Loch a’Chroisg, Achnasheen (HIGH) 10th Mar; male Ardtalla, Islay (ARG) 13th Mar, 2 on Islay on 25th Mar; one Uisaed Point (ARG) 23rd Mar; 3 males Tiree (ARG) 25th Mar; one Oronsay (ARG) 26th Mar; 2 Machir Bay, Islay (ARG) 28th Mar; male Arisaig (HIGH) 29th Mar; 5 on Skye (HIGH) on 30th Mar; 2 Broubster Leans (CAITH) 3rd Apr One near Fedderate Resr (NES) 10th Mar; male Balintore (ANG) 29th Mar, 3 there on 30th; 2 Carroglen, Lednock near Comrie (P & K) 2nd Apr; 2 Lossiemouth (M & N) 3rd Apr; one Kinloss (M & N) 4th Apr; male and female Girdle Ness (NES) 10th Apr 2 males Salisbury Crags, Holyrood Park (LOTH) 27th Mar; one Newbridge (LOTH) 28th Mar; one The Yett, near Hownam (BORD) 28th Mar; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 29th Mar; male Cambus (UF) 31st Mar; one Lomond Hills (FIFE) 31st Mar One Mull of Galloway (D & G) 20th Mar; one near Lochinvar (D & G) 23rd Mar; one Kilmory, Arran (CLY ISL) 25th Mar; one Pow Burn (AYRS) 27th Mar; singles Irvine Beach Park, Stevenston & Maidens (all AYRS) all on 28th Mar; 2 males Coiregrogain, Inveruglas (CLYDE) 29th Mar
Ring Ouzel One Fair Isle 1st Apr; one Noss (SHET) 9th Apr; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Apr; one South Clettraval, North Uist (OH) 30th Apr One near Campbeltown (ARG) 2nd Apr; Male Rest and be Thankful (ARG) 22nd Apr; male Slochd? (HIGH) 27th Apr A male near Cabrach (M & N) 4th Apr; male Glen Esk (ANG) 11th Apr; one Sma? Glen (P & K) 24th Apr; male Rattray Head (NES) 27th Apr; 3 Glen Baddoch (NES) 7th May 2 males Faseny Bridge (LOTH) 31st Mar; male Crail (FIFE) 9th Apr; one Isle of May 18th Apr Male Loudoun Hill? (AYRS) 7th Apr; 3 (2 males) Cowgill Glen (CLYDE) 12th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One St. Kilda (OH) 22nd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 22nd Apr; 2 Fair Isle 25th Apr; one Rackwick Valley, Hoy (ORK) 29th Apr; one Whalsay (SHET) 3rd May; one Stornoway Woods (OH) 3rd May Singles Connel & Seil Island (both ARG) both on 23rd Apr; one Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 26th Apr; one Colonsay (ARG) 27th Apr One Lossiemouth (M & N) 24th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 28th Apr; one Inchgarth Resr (NES) 29th Apr One Isle of May 21st Apr; one singing by Edinburgh Airport (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Eyemouth (BORD) 23rd Apr; 2 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 2nd May One Windlaw Marsh (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 21st Apr; 2 singing Dunure (AYRS) 22nd Apr; singles singing Millichen & Summerston (both CLYDE) both on 24th Apr; singles singing Baron?s Haugh RSPB, Gryfe Bridge, Erskine, Lochwinnoch RSPB & Balgray Resr (all CLYDE) all on 25th Apr
Sedge Warbler One Fair Isle 1st May; one Whalsay (SHET) 3rd May; one Hoy (ORK) 3rd May; one Loch Sandary, North Uist (OH) 4th May; one Dale, Evie (ORK) 6th May One Colonsay (ARG) 26th Apr; one Kinellan (HIGH) 27th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 28th Apr; one Minard (ARG) 28th Apr One singing Fedderate Resr (NES) 22nd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 24th Apr; 2 near Powgavie (P & K) 25th Apr; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 27th Apr; one Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 3rd May First ST. Abbs Head (BORD) 24th Apr; 1+ singing Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 27th Apr; 2 Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 28th Apr; one Isle of May 5th May One WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 23rd Apr; first RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 24th Apr; one Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 24th Apr; 3 singing Trabboch Loch (AYRS) 25th Apr; one Helensburgh Resrs (CLYDE) 25th Apr; 2 Baron?s Haugh RSPB, 2 Newshot Island, 2 Barr Loch & 4 Bishop Loch (all CLYDE) all on 27th Apr; 59 singing birds at Barr Loch (CLYDE) 1st May
Lesser Whitethroat One Mousa (SHET) 22nd Apr; one Fair Isle 22nd Apr; one Noss (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Windwick, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 24th Apr; singles Burrafirth, Unst & Sumburgh (both SHET) both on 28th Apr; one Barra (OH) 10th May One Troup Head (NES) 30th Apr; one Mains of Usan (ANG) 4th May; 2 Auchmithie (ANG) 5th May; one Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 11th May One Kilrenny (FIFE) 24th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Isle of May 27th Apr; 2 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 1st May One Ardeer Fen (AYRS) 27th Apr; one Greenan (AYRS) 28th Apr; one Cardoness (D & G) 28th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 30th Apr; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 5th May; one Dykebar (CLYDE) 10th May
Whitethroat First Fair Isle 29th Apr; singles Out Skerries & Unst (both SHET) 1st May; male South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 4th May; 2 Barra (OH) 6th May One Portmahomack (HIGH) 29th Apr; one Spittal Wood, Black Isle (HIGH) 30th Apr; one Lochgair, one Cowal & 2 Poltalloch (all ARG) all on 30th Apr; one Dingwall Business Park (HIGH) 1st May 2 Arbroath (ANG) 25th Apr; one Girdle Ness (NES) 29th Apr; one singing near Pitmedden (NES) 29th Apr; one Stonehaven (NES) 29th Apr; one near House of Dun (ANG) 29th Apr; one Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 3rd May One Skinflats (UF) 24th Apr; 2 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Blindwells (LOTH) 25th Apr; one Newmains farm, Reston (BORD) 27th Apr; 3 Isle of May 1st May One Balgray Resr (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one near Cairnryan (D & G) 26th Apr; one Garnock Floods (AYRS) 27th Apr; first RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 27th Apr
Garden Warbler One Lerwick (SHET) 2nd May; one Fair Isle 2nd May; one Barra (OH) 10th May One singing Tullochgorm (ARG) 3rd May; one Waternish, Skye (HIGH) 7th May One West Seaton farm (ANG) 30th Apr; one Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 2nd May; one Glen Tanar (NES) 3rd May; one Potarch (NES) 9th May One Hirsel Estate (BORD) 28th Apr; one Torness (LOTH) 1st May; one Guardbridge (FIFE) 2nd May; one by River Teith near Stirling (UF) 3rd May One WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 22nd Apr; one Garnock Floods (AYRS) 28th Apr; one Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 4th May; 2 Sallochy & one Howwood (both CLYDE) both on 5th May
Blackcap One St. Kilda (OH) 15th Apr; one Kergord (SHET) 16th Apr; 2 Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 23rd Apr; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 24th Apr; one Out Skerries (SHET) 24th Apr; 2 males Stornoway Woods (OH) 29th Apr One singing Plockton (HIGH) 5th Apr; one singing Torrisdale Castle (ARG) 6th Apr; female Torosay, Mull (ARG) 18th Apr; one singing Redcastle, Black Isle (HIGH) 21st Apr; male Totronald, Coll (ARG) 23rd Apr; female Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 26th Apr; singing male Minard (ARG) 26th Apr One Rattray Head (NES) 31st Mar; male Auchmithie (ANG) 12th Apr; male Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 3rd May One singing River Esk, Musselburgh (LOTH) 2nd Apr; male Colinton Dell (LOTH) 9th Apr; one singing Morton Lochs (FIFE) 9th Apr; one singing Ashfield (UF) 13th Apr; male Tweedbank (BORD) 14th Apr; one singing near Ancrum (BORD) 14th Apr Singing male Linn Park, Glasgow (CLYDE) 8th Apr; 2 singing South Woods, Troon (AYRS) 9th Apr; one Mossdale (D & G) 14th Apr
Wood Warbler One Baltasound, Unst & one Lunna (both SHET) both on 2nd May; one Grogarry, South Uist& one Langass, North Uist (both OH) both on 12th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th May; first Fair Isle 20th May One Loch an Eilean (HIGH) 25th Apr; 2 singing Brainport Bay, Minard (ARG) 28th Apr 3 singing Killiecrankie (P & K) 5th May; 2 Ballater (NES) 7th May One Gosford Estate (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Penicuik (LOTH) 1st May; one Gala Hill (BORD) 2nd May; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 3rd May; one near Ben Ledi (UF) 5th May One singing Bourtreehill (AYRS) 19th Apr; one Ross Wood & one Pass of Balmaha (both CLYDE) both on 24th Apr; 5 singing Ross Wood (CLYDE) 27th Apr; 2 Wood of Cree (D & G) 27th Apr
Chiffchaff One Fair Isle 12th Mar, 2 on the 29th Mar; one Askernish, South Uist (OH) 21st Mar; singles trapped Uigen, Lewis (OH) 29th Mar & 2nd Apr; singles Burray & Stembister (both ORK) both on 30th Mar One singing Dunoon (ARG) 31st Mar; one singing near Cairnbaan (ARG) 2nd Apr; 4+ singing Dunglass Island near Conon Bridge (HIGH) 9th Apr; first on Tiree (ARG) on 9th Apr; 8+ singing Monadh Mor, Black Isle (HIGH) 10th Apr One Rattray Head (NES) 31st Mar; singles Arbroath and Balgavies Loch (both ANG) both on 31st Mar; one Inchgarth Resr (NES) 31st Mar; 3 Drummond Castle & one Cogbrae Pool (both P & K) both on 31st Mar; one singing Ballindarg disused railway (ANG) 1st Apr; one singing Loch na Bo & one Clochan (both M & N) both on 1st Apr; 5 Loch na Bo (M & N) 3rd Apr; 15+ singing around Loch Leven (P & K) 10th Apr One Duddingston Loch (LOTH) 19th Mar; one singing Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 23rd Mar; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 28th Mar; one singing Tweedbank (BORD) 29th Mar; one singing Forth & Clyde Canal, Wester Carmuirs (UF) 29th Mar; 2+ St. Abbs Head (BORD) 30th Mar; one singing Colinsburgh (FIFE) 31st Mar Singles singing Rozelle Park, Ayr & Fullarton Woods, Troon (both AYRS) both on 28th Mar; one singing Rouken Glen Park (CLYDE) 29th Mar; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 29th Mar; 2 singing Strathclyde Loch & 2 singing Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) both on 30th Mar; 4 Arbigland (D & G) 30th Mar
Willow Warbler One Finstown (ORK) 15th Apr; one Scatness (SHET) 15th Apr; 2 Fair Isle 16th Apr; 2 South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 17th Apr; singles Quendale & Sandwick? (both SHET) both on 17th Apr One singing RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 9th Apr; one Kyle of Lochalsh (HIGH) 9th Apr; 2 Ardtalla, Islay, 2 singing near Bellanoch and 4 Loch Goil? (all ARG) all on 11th Apr; one Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Spittal Wood, Black Isle (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Nethybridge (HIGH) 16th Apr One singing Balgavies Loch (ANG) 9th Apr; one Kinross pier (P & K) 11th Apr; one Powmyre (ANG) 12th Apr; one Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 16th Apr; one Elgin (M & N) 19th Apr; 2 singing near Glenfarg (P & K) 22nd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 23rd Apr; 5 Girdle Ness (NES) 24th Apr One singing Morton Lochs (FIFE) 9th Apr; 3 singing University of Stirling grounds (UF) 11th Apr; one singing Craigluscar NR (FIFE) 11th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 12th Apr; one Tweedbank (BORD) 14th Apr; one singing Inverleith Park, Edinburgh (LOTH) 14th Apr; first Isle of May on 21st Apr One Gailes Marshes SWT (AYRS) 4th Apr; one Glenbuck Loch (AYRS) 4th Apr; one Garnock Floods (AYRS) 6th Apr; 2 Lochwinnoch? (CLYDE) 8th Apr; 2 Frankfield Loch, one Newshot Island? & one Pilmuir Dam (all CLYDE) all on 10th Apr; one High Kildonan, Arran (CLY ISL) 12th Apr; several Old Mossdale railway (D & G) 14th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher One Grogarry Lodge, South Uist (OH) 8th May; one Quendale (SHET) 8th May; singles North Uist & South Uist (both OH) on 9th May; one Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 10th May; one Fair Isle 10th May; one Rendall (ORK) 10th May One Glen Cannich (HIGH) 6th May; one Eredine, Loch Awe (ARG) 7th May; one Tiree (ARG) 8th May; 2 Kilmarie, Skye (HIGH) 8th May 2 Glen Esk (ANG) 7th May; one near Kinross (P & K) 10th May; one Torphins (NES) 13th May One Barns Ness (LOTH) 4th May; one Isle of May 7th May; one Garvald (LOTH) 10th May; one Kilmany (FIFE) 10th May; 3 Isle of May 10th May One Dalzell Estate & one Lochwinnoch (both CLY) both on 5th May; 3 Glen Afton (AYRS) 5th May; one Lochankit & one Glaisters Lodge (both D & G) both on 5th May
Pied Flycatcher 2 Out Skerries (SHET) 1st May; one Fair Isle 1st May; one Belmont, Unst (SHET) 2nd May; male South Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May Male Killellan Lodge, South Kintyre (ARG) 10th May One Quarrywood, Elgin (M & N) 24th May; 6 seen at Killiecrankie (P & K) 27th May One Isle of May 9th May Male Calderglen CP (CLYDE) 24th Apr; 3 Sallochy-Ross Wood, Loch Lomondside (CLYDE) 24th Apr; 4 Wood of Cree (D & G) 27th Apr; male Hills Wood (D & G) 28th Apr; male Finnart?s Bay (AYRS) 18th May

2007

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 9 past Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 6th Apr; one off Noss (SHET) 24th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr; one off Burra (SHET) 28th Apr; one past Fair Isle 6th May One Frenchman?s Rocks, Islay (ARG) 9th Mar; one off NW Mull (ARG) 16th Mar; one off Gunna Sound (ARG) 27th Mar; 4 Thurso Bay (CAITH) 10th Apr; one Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 22nd Apr 4 north Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 29th Apr; one past St. Combs (NES) 14th May; 18 past Burghead (M & N) 15th May One Gosford Bay (LOTH) 9th Apr; one past Eyemouth (BORD) 26th Apr; 5 past Leith Docks (LOTH) 28th Apr; 4 north Fife Ness (FIFE) 29th Apr 6 Ardrossan-Arran ferry (AYRS/CLY ISL) 8th Apr; one past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 10th Apr, 20+ off there on 13th
Garganey Drake Loch of Tankerness (ORK) 22nd Mar; drake Fair Isle 24th Apr; drake Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 28th Apr; drake Bornish Loch, South Uist (OH) 2nd May; one Scatness (SHET) 12th May Drake Coll (ARG) 17th Apr; drake RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 24th Apr, 2 drakes on 26th; drake St. John?s Loch (CAITH) 9th May Drake Carsebreck Loch (P & K) 29th Apr; drake Loch Spynie (M & N) 2nd May; drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 3rd May; drake Forfar Loch (ANG) 3rd May Drake Hirsel Lake (BORD) 12th Mar; pair Cramond (LOTH) 29th Apr; drake Cullaloe NR (FIFE) 30th Apr Pair by Garnock Floods (AYRS) 2nd May; drake RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 4th May; drake Gartloch Pools (CLYDE) 7th May
Marsh Harrier Female Holm (ORK) 24th Apr; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 26th Apr Male Tiree (ARG) 22nd May 2 Tay Reedbeds (P & K) 5th Apr; male RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 22nd Apr; male Forfar Loch (ANG) 26th Apr Imm male north Scoughall (LOTH) 11th Mar; one Bemersyde Moss (BORD) 14th Apr; male Redlands Pool (FIFE) 21st Apr Imm/fem Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 12th Mar; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 30th Apr; fem Bishop Loch (CLYDE) 10th May
Osprey One over Rerwick (SHET) 5th May; one Fair Isle 13th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th May One reported Rhiddoroch near Ullapool (HIGH) 4th Mar; one along River Spey near Nethybridge (HIGH) 19th Mar; one Loch Insh (HIGH) 28th Mar; up to 8, including a group of 5 Rothiemurchus Fish Farm (HIGH) on 1st Apr; one Loch Ederline (ARG) 1st Apr One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 22nd Mar; one Loch Leven (P & K) 23rd Mar; one Fochabers (M & N) 29th Mar; 2 back at SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 29th Mar; one back at nest site Donside (NES) 4th Apr One north over Penicuik (LOTH) 4th Mar; one reported over Hillend Country Park, Pentlands (LOTH) 24th Mar; one back at nest site near Aberfoyle (UF) 3rd Apr; one Lochore Meadows (FIFE) 5th Apr; one over Coldstream (BORD) 12th Apr One north Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 31st Mar; one back at nest site Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 2nd Apr; female back at nest site near Wigtown (D & G) 4th Apr; one Bogside (AYRS) 18th Apr; one Loch Martle area (AYRS/D & G) 18th Apr
Dotterel 2 Liniclate, Benbecula (OH) 29th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th May 3 on Oronsay (ARG) 23rd Apr; 5 near Mullach Fraoch-choire, Glenaffric (HIGH) 28th Apr; 2 Sgurr na Ruaidhe, Glen Strathfarrar (HIGH) 28th Apr 3 Broad Law (BORD) 3rd May, 12 on 10th May; 7 Ben Ledi? (UF) 5th May 2 Green Lowther Hill & a male Tinto (both CLYDE) both on 28th Apr; 2 females Blackcraig Hill (AYRS) 9th May
Whimbrel One Bornish, South Uist (OH) 5th Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 14th Apr, 20 there on 26th; 10 South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 15th Apr; one Fair Isle 15th Apr; one Benbecula (OH) 18th Apr; 2 Scatness (SHET) 24th Apr One Inverness Airport (HIGH) 7th Apr; 2 on Tiree (ARG) 20th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 20th Apr, 4 on 21st; 4 Kyleakin, Skye (HIGH) 23rd Apr; one Rosemarkie (HIGH) 23rd Apr One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 22nd Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 26th Apr Very early bird Ruddons Point (FIFE) 18th Mar; one reported Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 4th Apr; one Eden Estuary (FIFE) 15th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 17th Apr; 2 Barns Ness, one Skateraw & one Scoughall (all LOTH) all on 21st Apr; one past Eyemouth (BORD) 26th Apr One Capringstone Flash (AYRS) 9th Apr; one West Ferry (CLYDE) 17th Apr, 5 on 21st; 8 past Saltcoats harbour (AYRS) 21st Apr; 11 West Ferry (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; 17 Browhouses & 5 Newbie (both D & G) both on 26th Apr
Common Sandpiper One Fair Isle 22nd Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist (OH) 27th Apr; one Foula (SHET) 3rd May One Loch Morlich (HIGH) 4th Apr; one Strachur (ARG) 9th Apr; one Loch Pattack near Dalwhinnie (HIGH) 9th Apr; two on Mull (ARG) on 13th Apr 2 River Dee, Aberdeen-Maryculter (NES) 16th Apr; singles Murton GPs & Forfar Loch (both ANG) both on 16th Apr, 7 at Forfar Loch on 21st One Mountcastle (FIFE) 6th Apr; one near Ladybank (FIFE) 11th Apr; 3 Seafield Pond (LOTH) 12th Apr; 2 River Tweed, Thornylee (BORD) 12th Apr; 2 River Almond Pools (LOTH) 13th Apr; one River Carron (UF) 20th Apr One Maidens (AYRS) 9th Apr; one Finlaystone Point (CLYDE) 10th Apr; one Bogside (AYRS) 12th Apr; one back on territory near Barrhill (AYRS) 13th Apr; singles Merryton, Lady Muir Resr & Wards Pond (all CLYDE) all on 14th Apr
Sandwich Tern 3 Evie Bay (ORK) 10th Mar, one there on 24th; one Deerness (ORK) 3rd Apr; one Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 9th Apr; 3 Fair Isle 23rd Apr One Machrihanish Seabird Observatory (ARG) 15th Mar; one Chanonry Point (HIGH) 26th Mar; 2 Thurso Bay (CAITH) 12th Apr One Burghead (M & N) 29th Mar; one Lossiemouth (M & N) 31st Mar; 2 Sands of Forvie (NES) 3rd Apr; one Cairnbulg (NES) 4th Apr; 20 Lossiemouth (M & N) 6th Apr; 2 Lunan Bay (ANG) 19th Apr One Cramond (LOTH) 3rd Apr; 2 Gosford Bay (LOTH) 12th Apr; one Leven (FIFE) 13th Apr 6 Loch Ryan (D & G) 6th Apr; one Maidens (AYRS) 6th Apr; one Clyde Estuary near Woodhall (CLYDE) 15th Apr
Common Tern Two Finstown (ORK) 22nd Apr; one Whiteness Voe (SHET) 24th Apr; one Liniclate, Benbecula (OH) 26th Apr; 7 South Glendale & 3 Peninerine both South Uist (OH) both on 27th Apr; 4 Fair Isle 6th May 2 Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 8th Apr; 3 Chanonry Point (HIGH) 25th Apr; 3 Evanton (HIGH) 28th Apr; 2 Loch Feochan (ARG) 2nd May One SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 8th Apr; 2 Ythan Estuary (NES) 15th Apr; one Spey Bay and present Findhorn (both M & N) both on 16th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 24th Apr; 25 Montrose (ANG) 7th May 3 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 28th Apr; 3 Thorntonloch (LOTH) 29th Apr; first Isle of May 1st May; one Kinneil (UF) 7th May 3 West Ferry (CLYDE) 2nd May, 13 on 4th May; 10 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 4th May
Arctic Tern First North Ronaldsay (ORK) 24th Apr; 4 on Benbecula (OH) 27th Apr; present Herston & Stromness (ORK) both on 27th Apr; 10 Steinish, Lewis (OH) 2nd May; 900 past Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) in 12 hours on 6th May; 5 Unst & 3 Scalloway (both SHET) both on 7th May 2 Tiree (ARG) 3rd May; 3 Ardullie Point (HIGH) 14th May Back on Ythan Estuary (NES) 26th Apr; 30 at Montrose (ANG) 7th May; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 8th May; 5 Loch Leven (P & K) 23rd May First Isle of May 7th May; several present Anstruther (FIFE) 13th May 23 past Turnberry Point (AYRS) 25th Apr; 2 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 25th Apr; 30+ Loch Ryan (D & G) 17th May; 45 past Cloch Point (CLYDE) 19th May
Little Tern 4 Loch Bee, South Uist & 2 Barvas, Lewis? (both OH) both on 19th Apr 3 Tiree (ARG) 18th Apr; one Gairloch (HIGH) 25th Apr 10 Sands of Forvie NR (NES) 24th Apr; one Montrose (ANG) 7th May; present Spey Bay (M & N) 10th May One Thorntonloch (LOTH) 29th Apr One Turnberry Point (AYRS) 25th Apr; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 8th May
Cuckoo One Loch Bee, South Uist (OH) 18th Apr; one Twatt (ORK) 22nd Apr; one South Glendale, South Uist & one Stornoway (both OH) both on 27th Apr; 2 on Fair Isle 3rd May One RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 16th Apr; two reported on Skye (HIGH) on 20th Apr; one Islandadd Bridge (ARG) 22nd Apr; one Cowal (ARG) 23rd Apr; one Tulloch, Speyside (HIGH) 23rd Apr; one Stac Pollaidh (HIGH) 24th Apr One Knaik Valley (P & K) 21st Apr; one near Bridge of Gairn (NES) 25th Apr; singles Glen Gairn & Torphins (both NES) both on 26th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 26th Apr; one near Drynachan (M & N) 29th Apr; 2 Glen Esk (ANG) 29th Apr One Callander (UF) 26th Apr; one Hule Moss (BORD) 27th Apr; one North Berwick (LOTH) 28th Apr; one Tweedsmuir (BORD) 4th May; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 5th May; one Yarrow (BORD) 6th May; one Isle of May 12th May One singing Capringstone Flash (AYRS) 15th Apr; one Muirshiel CP (CLYDE) 19th Apr; one near Waterside (AYRS) 25th Apr; four reported in the CLYDE area on 26th Apr
Swift One Burra (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Out Skerries (SHET) 2nd May; first Fair Isle 22nd May One Bridge of Orchy (ARG) 2nd May; one Oban (ARG) 6th May; 2 Loch Kinellan (HIGH) 14th May One Forfar Loch (ANG) 22nd Apr; 6+ Loch of Skene (NES) 25th Apr; 2 Perth (P & K) 28th Apr; one Auchterarder (P & K) 2nd May; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 10th May; up to 2,000 present Loch Leven (P & K) 13th May One Tantallon Castle (LOTH) 21st Apr; 10 at Loch Gelly (FIFE) 21st Apr; one Ladybank (FIFE) 22nd Apr; 2 Newmains, Reston (BORD) 28th Apr; one Leith (LOTH) 28th Apr; 2 Melrose (BORD) 30th Apr; one Bridge of Allan (UF) 2nd May 8 Strathclyde Loch (CLYDE) 21st Apr, one Kirk Loch, Lochmaben (D & G) 22nd Apr; 18 there on 23rd; one Cumnock (AYRS) 23rd Apr; one Ayr (AYRS) 24th Apr; 7 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 25th Apr; 4 Balgray Resr (CLYDE) 25th Apr, 150 there on 11th May
Sand Martin One Mull Head (ORK) 13th Apr; one Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 21st Apr; one Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr; 2 Grogarry, South Uist (OH) 28th Apr 3 Loch Flemington (HIGH) 31st Mar; 1+ Loch Morar (HIGH) 3rd Apr; 3 Killiechronan, Mull (ARG) 3rd Apr; 22 Loch Ederline (ARG) 8th Apr; c.250 Loch Migdale (HIGH) 9th Apr; first RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 11th Apr; 2 Scrabster (CAITH) 11th Apr; 2 Reay (CAITH) 14th Apr One reported near Balbeggie (P & K) 6th Mar; one Bridge of Dun (ANG) 18th Mar; 3 Loch Leven (P & K) 21st Mar; 2 Rescobie Loch (ANG) 26th Mar, 20 there on 2nd Apr & c.150 on 6th Apr; one Cogbrae Pool (P & K) 1st Apr; 40 Loch of Skene (NES) 3rd Apr One Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 16th Mar; one Ladybank (FIFE) 20th Mar; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 27th Mar; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 30th Mar One at Blairbowie (AYRS) 8th Mar; 6 over the River Clyde at Daldowie (CLYDE) 16th Mar; 4 Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 25th Mar; 35 at Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 29th Mar; one Mersehead RSPB (D & G) 29th Mar, 3 on 30th
Swallow One Deerness (ORK) 3rd Apr; one Carnan, South Uist (OH) 9th Apr; one Askernish, South Uist (OH) 10th Apr; one Herston (ORK) 12th Apr; one Fair Isle 12th Apr; 4 Scatness (SHET) 14th Apr; 7 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 14th Apr One on Rhum (HIGH) on 14th & 15th Mar; one near Kilmore (ARG) 17th Mar; one on Mull (ARG) 6th Apr; singles Muir of Ord & near Beauly (both HIGH) both on 8th Apr; one Hynish, Tiree (ARG) 9th Apr; one Scrabster (CAITH) 11th Apr; one Portmahomack (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Kilmelford (ARG) 12th Apr; one Milton of Leys (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Reay (CAITH) 16th Apr One near Kirriemuir (ANG) 5th Apr; one near Cullerlie (NES) 6th Apr; one Sma Glen (P & K) 8th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 8th Apr; one Arbroath (ANG) 12th Apr; 7 at SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 12th Apr One Glenkinchie (LOTH) 5th Apr; one near Torduff Resr (LOTH) 6th Apr; 2 Whittingehame (LOTH) 7th Apr; one Callander (UF) 7th Apr; one Dirleton Castle (LOTH) 8th Apr; one Kilconquhar Loch (FIFE) 8th Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 8th Apr One RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 1st Apr; singles Ballantrae & Ardeer Quarry (both AYRS) both on 3rd Apr; 2 Lendalfoot (AYRS) 7th Apr; 3 Castle Semple Loch (CLYDE) 8th Apr
House Martin One Fladdabister (SHET) 11th Apr; one Fair Isle 15th Apr; one Holm (ORK) 23rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr One Portmahomack (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Kilmarie, Skye (HIGH) 15th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 22nd Apr; 4 Islandadd Bridge (ARG) 22nd Apr At Balnaguard village (P & K) 4th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 8th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 8th Apr; 1+ Slains (NES) 15th Apr; one Montreathmont Forest (ANG) 15th Apr; one Balgavies Loch (ANG) 17th Apr One Gladhouse Resr?? (LOTH) 1st Apr; 3 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 14th Apr; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 15th Apr; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 19th Apr; 30+ through at Lamberton Beach (BORD) 21st Apr First WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 12th Apr; 2 Dreghorn & one Kilbirnie (both AYRS) both on 13th Apr; one Bridge of Weir (CLYDE) 15th Apr; 4 Kilmacolm (CLYDE) 15th Apr; 2 Maybole (AYRS) 15th Apr
Tree Pipit One Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Fair Isle 23rd Apr One Monadh Mor (HIGH) 12th Apr; one Grass Point, Mull (ARG) 14th Apr; 2 Loch Morlich (HIGH) 15th Apr; 2 Taynish NNR (ARG) 18th Apr; 3+ Glenmore Lodge (HIGH) 26th Apr One Cliffburn Gulley, Arbroath (ANG) 20th Apr; one Glen Prosen & 2 Glen Isla (both ANG) both on 22nd Apr; several Tillylair (NES) 28th Apr; several River Findhorn near Dulsie Bridge (M & N) 29th Apr; one near Newburgh (NES) 29th Apr One Bavelaw (LOTH) 15th Apr; one Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 22nd Apr; 3 Dowlaw (BORD) 22nd Apr; one Thornylee (BORD) 26th Apr; 6+ Gartmorn Dam (UF) 28th Apr One Gatehouse of Fleet (D & G) 4th Apr; one Ardress Lodge, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 13th Apr; one Cardross (CLYDE) 14th Apr; one Newshot Island (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one Endrick Mouth (CLYDE) 15th Apr; 2 at Barclye & 2 at RSPB Wood of Cree (both D & G) both on 16th Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 24th Apr; 2 Arecleoch Forest near Barrhill (AYRS) 25th Apr; one Greenan (AYRS) 28th Apr
Yellow Wagtail Male Blue-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 4th May; a Grey-headed Wagtail Fair Isle on 23rd May; one Balmartin, North Uist (OH) 30th May One Boghead near Auchmithie (ANG) 4th May; male Meikle Loch (NES) 5th May Male Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 21st Apr; one Newmains, Reston (BORD) 25th Apr; male Blue-headed Wagtail Torness Power Station (LOTH) 27th Apr; male Grey-headed Wagtail Isle of May 13th May 2 at RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 30th Apr
White Wagtail One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 25th Mar; one Out Skerries (SHET) 20th Apr; one Luskentyre, Harris (OH) 22nd Apr; widespread on Uists & Benbecula (OH) on 26th Apr One Ganavan Sands (ARG) 30th Mar; 2 Tiree (ARG) 1st Apr; male Oban (ARG) 12th Apr; 7 Portmahomack-Drumancroy (HIGH) 16th Apr 2 Mains of Usan (ANG) 5th Apr; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 17th Apr; 12 Loch Leven (P & K) 24th Apr One Newmains, Reston (BORD) 14th Mar, 2 on 15th; 5 reported (with large flock of Pied Wagtails) Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 15th Mar; one Holyrood Park (LOTH) 1st Apr; 3 Skinflats (UF) 10th Apr; 10 Dunbar-Skateraw (LOTH) 13th Apr; c.50 Barns Ness & 44+ Whitesands Bay (both LOTH) both on 21st Apr 2 RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 30th Mar, one on 1st Apr; 2 Capringstone Flash (AYRS) 6th Apr; one Ballantrae (AYRS) 8th Apr; one Hoodston Bridge Flash (AYRS) 10th Apr; 3 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 12th Apr; 6 Bridgend Farm Pool (CLYDE) 17th Apr; 36+ Longhaugh Point (CLYDE) 22nd Apr, 55 there on 26th Apr
Redstart Male Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 30th Apr; 2 Fair Isle 13th May; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 15th May One Tore Hill, Abernethy Forest (HIGH) 22nd Apr; one Insh Marshes (HIGH) 28th Apr; several singing males Taynish NNR (ARG) 29th Apr Present River Findhorn near Dulsie Bridge (M & N) 29th Apr; 3 Glen Esk (ANG) 29th Apr; one Glen Gairn (NES) 6th May Male Torness Power Station (LOTH) 21st Apr; 4 singing along Tweed Valley (BORD) 29th Apr; 3 singing males Pass of Leny (UF) 30th Apr; one Isle of May 13th May First at Barclye & RSPB Wood of Cree (both D & G) both on 16th Apr; male Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; 3 at Glen Afton (AYRS) 22nd Apr; male RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 24th Apr
Whinchat Male Fair Isle 29th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr One Luing (ARG) 24th Apr; male Moine Mhor (ARG) 26th Apr; 2 males Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 27th Apr; one Bunessan, Mull (ARG) 28th Apr; male Islandadd Bridge (ARG) 29th Apr; male Glen Convinth, male near Dingwall & one Loch Kinellan (all HIGH) all on 1st May Male and female near Dunalastair (P & K) 29th Apr; male Tay Reedbeds (P & K) 2nd May Male Skateraw (LOTH) 23rd Apr; 2 males Dod area (BORD) 29th Apr; one Burntsheil Rig (BORD) 1st May; one Isle of May 12th May Male Overtoun, Dumbarton (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; male near Barrhill Station (AYRS) 26th Apr; one Inversnaid RSPB (CLYDE) 26th Apr
Wheatear 2 males Balranald, North Uist (OH) 23rd Mar; one Grimsay (OH) 27th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Mar; one Grutness (SHET) 1st Apr; one Port Skigersta, Lewis (OH) 4th Apr; first Fair Isle 8th Apr One Bunessan, Mull (ARG) 16th Mar; male Craignish Point (ARG) 18th Mar; one Sanaigmore, Islay? (ARG) 18th Mar; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 22nd Mar; one Cam Loch near Elphin (HIGH) 23rd Mar; one Farr (HIGH) 27th Mar; one Glen Cassley (HIGH) 31st Mar; male Strath Oykel (HIGH) 1st Apr 2 males Glen Maik (P & K) 24th Mar; 2 Arbroath (ANG) 29th Mar; 2 Little Glen Shee (P & K) 1st Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 4th Apr Male Faseny, Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 21st Mar; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 25th Mar; one Torness Power Station (LOTH) 31st Mar; male near Clatto Resr (FIFE) 2nd Apr; 28+ Torness Power Station & 30+ Barns Ness (both LOTH) both on 21st Apr; 34 St. Abbs Head (BORD) 21st Apr One near Glenwhilly (D & G) 9th Mar; one Corriecravie, Arran (CLY ISL) 14th Mar; one Ballantrae (AYRS) 17th Mar; one Burrow Head (D & G) 25th Mar; 2 males Irvine Beach Park, two Saltcoats & a male Pow Burn? (all AYRS) all on 28th Mar; male Millport, Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 28th Mar; one Mersehead RSPB (D & G) 28th Mar; 2 near Inveruglas (CLYDE) 31st Mar
Ring Ouzel A male Noss & one Tresta (both SHET) both on 12th Apr; 18 birds on Fair Isle on 21st Apr; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr One Slochd (HIGH) 31st Mar; 2 males by the funicular railway, Cairngorm (HIGH) 8th Apr; male reported on Coll (ARG) 20th Apr; male Gigha (ARG) 28th Apr 2 males Glen Quaich (P & K) 4th Apr; 2 males Sma? Glen (P & K) 6th Apr; female Glen Cluny (NES) 9th Apr; one Glen Lethnot (ANG) 19th Apr 2 males Faseny, Lammermuir Hills & a male Green Cleugh, Pentlands (both LOTH) both on 1st Apr; present Manor Valley (BORD) 3rd Apr; one Kilminning (FIFE) 12th Apr 3 Culter Waterhead (CLYDE) 8th Apr; one reported Shalloch on Minnoch (AYRS) 12th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One Fair Isle 26th Apr, 3 on 28th; one Stornoway (OH) 27th Apr; one Windwick, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Apr One Auchnasaul (ARG) 14th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 21st Apr; one Oban (ARG) 22nd Apr; one Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 24th Apr; one singing Achinchanter, Dornoch (HIGH) 26th Apr; one Loch Ruthven (HIGH) 30th Apr; one Glen Convinth (HIGH) 1st May One singing Auchnagatt (NES) 14th Apr; one Inchgarth (NES) 24th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 26th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 28th Apr; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 6th May One Barns Ness & 2 Aberlady Bay (both LOTH) both on 21st Apr; one Burnmouth (BORD) 24th Apr; one Kinneil (UF) 24th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 25th Apr One Balkenna (AYRS) 13th Apr; one Rowbank Resr (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one Ardeer (AYRS) 15th Apr; one Arecleoch Forest? (D & G) 16th Apr
Sedge Warbler One Holm (ORK) 23rd Apr; one Fair Isle 26th Apr; 2 Torlum, Benbecula (OH) 29th Apr; one Shawbost, Lewis (OH) 1st May One Loch Ederline (ARG) 26th Apr; first RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 27th Apr; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 27th Apr; one Gigha (ARG) 27th Apr; one Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 28th Apr; one Evanton (HIGH) 28th Apr One SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 23rd Apr; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 24th Apr; one Banchory (NES) 25th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 26th Apr; one Loch Spynie (M & N) 28th Apr, 4 on 29th One St. Abbs Head (BORD) 25th Apr, 7 there on 28th; one Tweedbank (BORD) 26th Apr; 2 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 27th Apr; first Skinflats (UF) 28th Apr; 2 Kilconquhar Loch (FIFE) 29th Apr Singles Kirkcowan & WWT Caerlaverock (both D & G) both on 12th Apr; one Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; one Glen Afton (AYRS) 22nd Apr; singles Heart Loch, Trabboch Loch, Greenan & Pow Burn (all AYRS) all on 24th Apr; singles Possil Loch, Inchinnan Bridge & Baron?s Haugh RSPB (all CLYDE) all on 24th Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Ireland, Bigton (SHET) 22nd Apr ?earliest ever on Shetland; one Fair Isle 23rd Apr, 3 on the 30th; one Virkie (SHET) 24th Apr One Rattray Head? (NES) 30th May, 2 on 31st; one Lunan Bay (ANG) 31st May Two Aberlady Bay & one Scoughall (both LOTH) both on 21st Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 21st Apr; 3 Aberlady Bay & 2 Thorntonloch (both LOTH) both on 22nd Apr; one Isle of May 2nd May Singles Bracken Bay & Dundonald (both AYRS) both on 21st Apr; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 21st Apr; one Ardeer (AYRS) 22nd Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 5th May
Whitethroat One Noss (SHET) 25th Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 29th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr; male North Bay, Barra (OH) 4th May; one Stornoway Castle (OH) 7th May; first Fair Isle 13th May Two Oban (ARG) 27th Apr; one Kiltearn, Evanton (HIGH) 28th Apr; one Gigha & one Loch Beg, Mull (both ARG) both on 28th Apr; 3 singing Rosemarkie (HIGH) 29th Apr One Hatton (ANG) 23rd Apr; one Arbroath (ANG) 27th Apr; one River Dee by Cults (NES) 27th Apr; one Lunan Bay (ANG) 28th Apr; one Banchory (NES) 28th Apr; singles near Dulsie Bridge & at Tugnet (both M & N) both on 29th Apr One Skinflats (UF) 23rd Apr; one Newmains, Reston (BORD) 24th Apr; one near Dunblane (UF) 24th Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 24th Apr; one Craigmillar Castle Park (LOTH) 26th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 27th Apr; 4 Skinflats (UF) 28th Apr; one Isle of May 2nd May One Dundonald (AYRS) 21st Apr; one Park Quay, Erskine (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; 2 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 26th Apr; 3+ singing birds Irvine area & one Greenan (both AYRS) both on 26th Apr
Garden Warbler One Lerwick (SHET) 24th Apr; one Fair Isle 7th May One singing Dornie (HIGH) 27th Apr; two Taynish NNR (ARG) 29th Apr; one Ardcastle Wood (ARG) 1st May One River Dee by Cults (NES) 27th Apr; one Powmouth (ANG) 7th May; 2 singing Potarch Bridge (NES) 8th May; one near Crieff (P & K) 9th May One Newmains, Reston (BORD) 23rd Apr; one Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 24th Apr; one by Folly Loch (BORD) 26th Apr; one Isle of May 30th Apr; 2 River Almond Pools (LOTH) 2nd May One Finnarts Bay (AYRS) 27th Apr; present Minnigaff and RSPB Wood of Cree (both D & G) both on 28th Apr; one near Kirkmichael (AYRS) 29th Apr; 2 Barr Loch, RSPB Lochwinnoch & one Sallochy, Loch Lomond (both CLYDE) both on 30th Apr
Blackcap Male Noss (SHET) 21st Apr; first Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one Herston (ORK) 25th Apr; male Scolpaig, North Uist (OH) 28th Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 29th Apr One singing Ganavan, Oban (ARG) 13th Apr; one singing Dornie (HIGH) 17th Apr; one singing Craignure, Mull (ARG) 19th Apr; 2 Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr; one singing Mountgerald (HIGH) 25th Apr One singing RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 13th Apr; 5 singing River Dee, Aberdeen-Maryculter (NES) 16th Apr; male Forfar Loch (ANG) 17th Apr One singing Hirsel CP (BORD) 9th Apr; 2 singing Lower Valleyfield Woods (FIFE) 9th Apr; one singing Water of Leith, Colinton (LOTH) 10th Apr; one Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 13th Apr; male River Almond Pools (LOTH) 13th Apr; one singing Gartmorn Dam (UF) 15th Apr One Strathclyde Park (CLYDE) 8th Apr; male singing Linn Park, Glasgow (CLYDE) 9th Apr; 3 singing Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 11th Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 12th Apr; 2 singing by Bogside (AYRS) 12th Apr
Wood Warbler One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr, another on 5th May; one Fair Isle 13th May One singing Dornie (HIGH) 27th Apr; several singing Taynish NNR (ARG) 29th Apr; one singing Corrimony (HIGH) 1st May One near Dunalastair? (P & K) 29th Apr; 2 at Killiecrankie (P & K) 5th May; one Ballater (NES) 9th May One River Almond Pools (LOTH) 29th Apr; 5 at Pass of Leny (UF) 30th Apr; one Penicuik (LOTH) 7th May; one singing Gala Hill (BORD) 16th May One Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 18th Apr; one Inversnaid RSPB (CLYDE) 26th Apr; one Kerelaw, Stevenston (AYRS) 28th Apr; 10 singing at Inversnaid RSPB (CLYDE) on 29th Apr; 1+ at RSPB Wood of Cree (D & G) 29th Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 4th May
Chiffchaff Two Fair Isle 26th Mar, 5 on the 27th; two Out Skerries & one Burrafirth, Unst (both SHET) both on 27th Mar; one singing Holm (ORK) 2nd Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 6th Apr One Kinnabus, Islay (ARG) 21st Mar; one singing Torvean, Inverness (HIGH) 24th Mar; one Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 24th Mar; one singing Brahan Dell (HIGH) 25th Mar One singing Kingoodie (P & K) 20th Mar; one Monikie CP (ANG) 24th Mar; one singing Forres (M & N) 24th Mar; one Drummond Castle (P & K) 24th Mar; one singing Seton Park, Aberdeen (NES) 24th Mar; one by Dighty Water, Dundee (ANG) 26th Mar; one Rattray Head (NES) 31st Mar One Cramond (LOTH) 13th Mar; one singing Roslin Glen (LOTH) 14th Mar; one singing South Queensferry? (LOTH) 14th Mar; one Airthrey Loch (UF) 15th Mar; one Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 15th Mar; one Kilconquhar Loch (FIFE) 18th Mar; one singing Morton Lochs (FIFE) 20th Mar; one Mire Loch, St. Abbs Head (BORD) 23rd Mar, up to 6 on 25th; one singing by Larbert Hospital (UF) 26th Mar One singing Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 13th Mar; one singing Knockdolian (AYRS) 14th Mar; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 14th Mar; singles singing at Ryat Linn Resr, Renton & Midross, Loch Lomond (all CLYDE) all on 19th Mar; singles singing RSPB Mersehead & Carsegowan Moss (both D & G) both on 19th Mar; 2 singing Auchincruive (AYRS) 19th Mar
Willow Warbler One Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 12th Apr; singles on South Uist at Loch Druidibeg, Snishival & North Loch Eynort (both OH) on 14th Apr; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 14th Apr; first on Lewis (OH) 16th Apr; one Fair Isle 16th Apr; 5 South Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr One Nethybridge (HIGH) 4th Apr; 2 Tiree (ARG) 7th Apr; one Carr Brae, Lochalsh (HIGH) 12th Apr; influx noted ARGYLL mainland 13th Apr; one Harrapool, Skye (HIGH) 13th Apr; 4 on Tiree plus notable influx on Islay (both ARG) both on 14th Apr; one singing Reay (CAITH) 15th Apr One singing Balgavies Loch (ANG) 6th Apr; 2 singing Clatto Resr (ANG) 12th Apr; 3 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 13th Apr; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 13th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 15th Apr One Tweedbank (BORD) 11th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons & one Holyrood Park (both LOTH) both on 12th Apr; 2+ Selkirk (BORD) 12th Apr; present Lochore Meadows CP (FIFE) 13th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 13th Apr; 8+ River Almond Pools & 5 Bogburn NR, Bathgate (both LOTH) both on 13th Apr; 3 Craigluscar NR (FIFE) 13th Apr; one St. Abbs Head (BORD) 15th Apr, 15+ there on 21st 2 singing Lochwinnoch RSPB (CLYDE) 1st Apr; one singing Irvine Beach Park (AYRS) 4th Apr; 2 singing Knockentiber-Springside railway (AYRS) 8th Apr; 3 Martnaham Loch & 2 Greenan (both AYRS) both on 11th Apr; 4 RSPB Wood of Cree (D & G) 12th Apr; first WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) on 12th Apr; large arrival noted in both Ayrshire and the Clyde area on 12th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher 2 Stornoway Castle (OH) 7th May; 3 on Fair Isle 13th May One Inveraray Castle (ARG) 1st May; 2 pairs Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 19th May; 2 Taynuilt (ARG) 22nd May One Ballater (NES) 18th May; one Kinross (P & K) 23rd May; three pairs at Glen Prosen (ANG) 26th May One Isle of May 12th May; 1+ Cupar (FIFE) 17th May; one Coldingham Bay (BORD) 18th May One Lochwinnoch (CLYDE) 4th May; one Craigengillan, Dalmellington (AYRS) 4th May
Pied Flycatcher Male Burrafirth, Unst & one Geosetter (both SHET) both on 1st May; one Fair Isle 4th May, 14 there on 30th 2 males Loch Etive (ARG) 3rd May 3 at Killiecrankie (P & K) 5th May; male Windyhills Farm (ANG) 12th May; male Ballater (NES) 19th May One Pass of Leny (UF) 30th Apr; 3 males lower Glen Lochay (UF) 12th May; one Isle of May 13th May 1+ male at Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 18th Apr, 3 males there on 22nd; 7+ at RSPB Wood of Cree (D & G) 26th Apr; male Glen Afton (AYRS) 9th May

2006

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 38 past Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 13th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr One Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 12th Feb; several off Strathaird Point, Skye (HIGH) 13th Apr; 6 off Tiree (ARG) 19th Apr, 60 on 28th One past Catterline (NES) 26th Mar; one north Newtonhill (NES) 20th Apr One past Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 19th Apr; two past Kinghorn harbour (FIFE) 23rd Apr 3 past Saltcoats (AYRS) 28th Mar; one Maidens (AYRS) 1st Apr; 10 Corsewall Point (D & G) 14th Apr; 49 past Troon & 18+ past Benane Head (both AYRS) both on 16th Apr
Garganey Drake Scatness (SHET) 6th May; 2 seen North Ronaldsay (ORK) 7th May; drake Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 9th May Drake reported Canal Loch, Coll (ARG) 5th May; 7, including 5 drakes RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 10th May Drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 21st Apr; 3 (two drakes and a female) Loch Spynie (M & N) 6th May; 4 drakes Montrose Basin (ANG) 7th May; drake Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 17th May Drake Skinflats (UF) 27th Apr; drake Guardbridge (FIFE) 3rd May; pair Scoughall (LOTH) 7th May Pair Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 19th Mar; pair near Auchincruive (AYRS) 4th May; drake Carbarns (CLYDE) 7th May; 3 (2 drakes and a female) RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 9th May
Marsh Harrier Male Quendale (SHET) 26th Mar; male Bornish, South Uist (OH) 2nd Apr; a male Fair Isle 18th May A female Moine Mhor (ARG) 6th May; one reported Coll 8th May, a female on Tiree 9th May & a female RSPB Gruinart, Islay 9th May (all ARG) Female RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 9th Apr; male RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 12th Apr One Dunbog (FIFE) 14th Apr A female Wards Pond (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; female RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 6th May
Osprey One over Brae (SHET) 30th Mar ?earliest ever on Shetland; one Loch Bee, South Uist (OH) 13th May; 3 over Fair Isle 14th May One reported over Arinagour, Coll (ARG) 23rd Mar; a male and a female back RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 26th Mar; one at south end of Loch Awe (ARG) 27th Mar; one back at Caithness nest site 2nd Apr Female back at SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 23rd Mar, male seen on 24th; one Loch Leven (P & K) 23rd Mar; one back at nest site near Crieff (P & K) 25th Mar; 2 over Loch of Lintrathen (ANG) 28th Mar; one back at nest site near Mintlaw (NES) 30th Mar; one Glen Tanar (NES) 30th Mar One over Cramond (LOTH) 23rd Mar; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 27th Mar; one north past Fife Ness (FIFE) 28th Mar; one Tweed Valley near Peebles (BORD) 28th Mar One Lawfield Dam, Kilmacolm (CLYDE) 22nd Mar; male back at nest site near Wigtown (D & G) 26th Mar; one back at nest site near Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 1st Apr
Dotterel One The Range, South Uist & 5 Baleshare, North Uist (both OH) both on 23rd Apr; 3 Fair Isle 5th May; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May Two The Reef, Tiree (ARG) 28th Apr 3 on summit of Meall nan Tarmachan (P & K) 29th Apr; 9 near Collieston (NES) 7th May; 25 St. Combs (NES) 12th May One Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 1st May One Green Lowther (CLYDE) 30th Apr; female Blackcraig Hill (AYRS) 10th May
Whimbrel One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 13th Apr; first Fair Isle 21st Apr; 7 Bornish, South Uist (OH) 23rd Apr One Loch a? Phuill, Tiree (ARG) 18th Apr; one over Ullinish, Skye (HIGH) 19th Apr; 15 past Strathaird Point, Skye (HIGH) 23rd Apr One Rattray Head (NES) 15th Apr; 2 past Carnoustie (ANG) 17th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 21st Apr 4 Musselburgh (LOTH) 16th Apr; 2 Tyninghame (LOTH) 17th Apr; 6 Tayport (FIFE) 17th Apr; 33 Tyninghame (LOTH) 23rd Apr One Newbie (D & G) 18th Apr; one Balkenna & 3 Lochlea (both AYRS) both on 19th Apr; one Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 20th Apr
Common Sandpiper One Fair Isle 28th Apr; 2 Sandgarth, Voe (SHET) 29th Apr One reported Lochdon, Mull (ARG) 14th Apr; one Loch Melfort (ARG) 17th Apr; one Dunvegan, Skye (HIGH) 18th Apr; one Loch Morar (HIGH) 20th Apr One Loch of Skene (NES) 10th Apr; one Spey Bay (M & N) 11th Apr; one Forfar Loch (ANG) 15th Apr; one Sma? Glen (P & K) 16th Apr One Mountcastle (FIFE) 10th Apr; 2 Ladyside, Heriot Water & one Leithen Lodge, Leithen Water (both BORD) both on 15th Apr; one Bavelaw (LOTH) 15th Apr; one Kinneil (UF) 15th Apr; 3 Musselburgh (LOTH) 16th Apr; 2 near Callander (UF) 18th Apr One Pow Burn (AYRS) 4th Apr; one Auchendores Resr (CLYDE) 11th Apr
Sandwich Tern 2 Papa Westray (ORK) 22nd Mar; 2 Fair Isle 26th Mar ? earliest ever on Fair Isle; one Grutness (SHET) 27th Mar; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 28th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Mar; one Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 2nd Apr One Thurso Bay (CAITH) 28th Mar; one Loch Fleet (HIGH) 30th Mar; 2 Ronachan Point (ARG) 1st Apr; one Portmahomack 1st Apr & 3 past Tarbat Ness on 2nd Apr (both HIGH) One north Donmouth (NES) 19th Mar; 3 Rattray Head (NES) 29th Mar; one Findhorn (M & N) 2nd Apr 2 north Fife Ness (FIFE) 28th Mar; singles Skateraw & Barns Ness (both LOTH) both on 28th Mar Two Hunterston (AYRS) 30th Mar; one Saltcoats (AYRS) 31st Mar; 4 Ardmore Point (CLYDE) 16th Apr
Common Tern One Pool of Virkie (SHET) 25th Apr One Chanonry Point (HIGH) 21st Apr; 2 Colonsay (ARG) 26th Apr One Lunan Bay (ANG) 17th Apr; 2 Lossiemouth (M & N) 25th Apr; one Blackdog (NES) 1st May; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 9th May One west Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 18th Apr, 2 seen on 21st; 2 Kinghorn harbour (FIFE) 23rd Apr; 2+ Grangemouth (UF) 28th Apr One reported Bute (CLY ISL) 15th Apr; one Port Glasgow (CLYDE) 21st Apr
Arctic Tern 2 Finstown Bay (ORK) 27th Apr; first Fair Isle 28th Apr; 96 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr One Loch a? Phuill, Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr, 45 off Balephetrish Bay on Tiree on 28th Apr One Blackdog (NES) 1st May 8 past Kinghorn harbour (FIFE) 23rd Apr, 3 on 25th; 2 Fife Ness (FIFE) 1st May; one Skinflats (UF) 21st May 5 north past Saltcoats (AYRS) 24th Apr; 4 Newbie (D & G) 4th May; 10 west Kempock Point, Gourock (CLYDE) 19th May
Little Tern One Loch Bee, South Uist (OH) 16th Apr; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th May 3 Sorobaidh Bay, Tiree (ARG) 19th Apr One Lossiemouth (M & N) 25th Apr; one Donmouth (NES) 25th Apr; back Montrose (ANG) 10th May Singles Tyninghame & Aberlady Bay (both LOTH) both on 23rd Apr One Stevenston Point (AYRS) 7th May
Cuckoo One reported Gravir, Lewis (OH) 25th Apr; one Blubbersdale (ORK) 4th May; first Fair Isle 10th May One reported singing Galtrigill, Skye (HIGH) 18th Apr; one singing Portnadoran near Arisaig (HIGH) 19th Apr; one near Otter Ferry (ARG) 20th Apr; one Glenbranter (ARG) 20th Apr; one singing near Lairg, Sutherland (HIGH) 21st Apr One Glen Esk (ANG) 27th Apr; 2 Glen Clova (ANG) 29th Apr; 2 Knaik Valley near Braco & one singing SWT Loch of the Lowes (both P & K) both on 30th Apr; 2 Tillylair (NES) 30th Apr; one Loch of Skene & one singing Scolty Hill (both NES) both on 3rd May One Loganlea Cottage, Pentland Hills (LOTH) 21st Apr; one singing Pass of Leny (UF) 27th Apr Singles singing Pappert Hill Well Community Woodland at Bonhill, Muirshiel CP & White Hill, Wemyss Bay (all CLYDE) all on 20th Apr; one singing Culzean CP (AYRS) 22nd Apr; 2 singing near Castramont Woods (D & G) 22nd Apr
Swift One Loch of Hillwell (SHET) 17th May; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 18th May; 2 Fair Isle 18th May One Nethybridge (HIGH) 3rd May; 2 Oban (ARG) 3rd May; first Thurso (CAITH) 6th May; one Heylipol, Tiree (ARG) 6th May One Dufftown (M & N) 21st Apr; one Aberdeen (NES) 30th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 2nd May; c.50 Loch of Skene (NES) 3rd May; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 3rd May; 30 Balgavies Loch (ANG) 3rd May One Gosford Bay (LOTH) 22nd Apr; one Loch Gelly (FIFE) 24th Apr, 3 on 25th with 8 seen on 28th; one Musselburgh (LOTH) 26th Apr; 2 Kincardine-on Forth (FIFE) 30th Apr; 3 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 30th Apr; one Alloa (UF) 1st May One Quarrel Hill near Dailly (AYRS) 22nd Apr; 3 Auchendores Resr (CLYDE) 22nd Apr; one Carbarns (CLYDE) 26th Apr; one Moffat (D & G) 29th Apr; 25+ Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 30th Apr; 4 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 30th Apr, up to 100 on 3rd May
Sand Martin One Fair Isle 31st Mar; one Herston (ORK) 15th Apr; one Unst (SHET) 21st Apr One Port Ellen, Islay (ARG) 31st Mar; 2 River Feochan (ARG) 31st Mar; several Loch Morar (HIGH) 2nd Apr; 30+ Loch Insh (HIGH) 2nd Apr; 10 Kilmartin Gravel Pits (ARG) 2nd Apr; several Scrabster (CAITH) 15th Apr 3 Loch Leven (P & K) 27th Mar; one Rescobie Loch & 2 Bridge of Dun (both ANG) both on 29th Mar; 9 Inchgarth Resr (NES) 29th Mar, 20 on 2nd Apr; 10 Rescobie Loch (ANG) 1st Apr; 33 Aboyne Loch (NES) 2nd Apr; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 3rd Apr 2 north near Loch Gelly (FIFE) 27th Mar; one River Tweed, Tweedbank (BORD) 29th Mar; 3 Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 29th Mar; one Lake of Menteith (UF) 30th Mar; 24+ Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 31st Mar 4 Carbarns & one over Baron?s Haugh RSPB (both CLYDE) both on 27th Mar; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 27th Mar; 2 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 28th Mar; 20+ Lochmaben (D & G) 29th Mar; 20 + Douglas Estate (CLYDE) 30th Mar; 6 on the west side of Bute (CLY ISL) 1st Apr; 2 Lower Cumbrae Resr, Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 2nd Apr
Swallow One Howmore, South Uist (OH) 30th Mar; one in-off Sumburgh (SHET) 30th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 12th Apr; first Fair Isle 16th Apr One Duthil near Carrbridge (HIGH) 29th Mar; one reported Loch Indaal, Islay (ARG) 30th Mar; one reported Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 31st Mar; one Tarbert (ARG) 1st Apr; one Portmahomack & 3 Harrapool, Skye (both HIGH) both on 15th Apr One reported Little Brechin (ANG) 22nd Mar; 2 north near St. Combs & one near Banchory (both NES) both on 1st Apr; 3 Elgin (M & N) 4th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 5th Apr; 6 (+ 200 Sand Martins) at Loch na Bo (M & N) 8th Apr; first SWT Loch of the Lowes 8th Apr, one Braco 9th Apr & first Loch Leven 11th Apr (all P & K) One NW Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 28th Mar; 2 Lake of Menteith (UF) 30th Mar; one Musselburgh (LOTH) 31st Mar One reported Carsethorn 27th Mar & one RSPB Mersehead on 28th Mar (both D & G); 2 Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 30th Mar; singles Stevenston Point & Irvine (both AYRS) both on 31st Mar; 6 Auchendores Resr? (CLYDE) 2nd Apr
House Martin First Fair Isle 24th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr; one Sand Water (SHET) 3rd May Back at Scrabster (CAITH) 18th Apr; 2 Portmahomack (HIGH) 20th Apr; 4 at Kames (ARG) 20th Apr; 3 reported Scarinish, Tiree (ARG) 22nd Apr One reported Montrose (ANG) 7th Apr; 1+ RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 17th Apr; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 23rd Apr; 2 Drynachan Lodge (M & N) 24th Apr; 2 Glen Muick (NES) 30th Apr One Garvald Lodge, Heriot Water (BORD) 15th Apr; one Duddingston Loch ?(LOTH) 17th Apr; 2 near Callendar (UF) 18th Apr; one Lochmill (FIFE) 18th Apr; one Kincardine-on-Forth (FIFE) 20th Apr One Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 9th Apr; one Wards Pond (CLYDE) 10th Apr; 1+ reported Largs (AYRS) 14th Apr; one Cathkin Braes (CLYDE) 15th Apr; one Shewalton (AYRS) 16th Apr
Tree Pipit 3 Fair Isle 20th Apr One singing Kames (ARG) 16th Apr; one RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Arisaig (HIGH) 20th Apr One singing Glen Tanar (NES) 21st Apr; one Glen Esk (ANG) 27th Apr 2 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Isle of May 19th Apr; c.6 Pass of Leny (UF) 27th Apr One over Newshot Island (CLYDE) 16th Apr; present Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 18th Apr; 2 singing Mugdock CP (CLYDE) 20th Apr; one Quarrel Hill near Dailly (AYRS) 22nd Apr
Yellow Wagtail Two Fair Isle 4th May; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May; male Grey-headed Wagtail North Ronaldsay (ORK) 9th May A male Blue-headed Wagtail reported on Coll (ARG) 16th Apr Male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 16th Apr; one Barry Buddon (ANG) 23rd Apr A male Blue-headed Wagtail Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 23rd Apr; 4 Barns Ness & 3 Whitesands Bay (both LOTH) both on 28th Apr One Carbarns (CLYDE) 28th Apr; 2 males RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 30th Apr
White Wagtail 16 Quendale, one Sumburgh & one Virkie (all SHET) all on 26th Mar; 3 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Mar; 6 Fair Isle 26th Mar; 56 counted on South Uist (OH) 23rd Apr A very early bird at Ulva, Loch Sween (ARG) 19th Mar; 2 Tiree (ARG) 29th Mar; one Broadford Bay, Skye (HIGH) 2nd Apr; 3+ Traigh golf course, Morar (HIGH) 20th Apr; 33 counted on Tiree (ARG) 21st Apr; 9 Portmahomack (HIGH) 27th Apr One Ythan Estuary (NES) 16th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 26th Mar; one Skinflats (UF) 31st Mar; 8 Barns Ness (LOTH) 20th Apr; 85 Whitesands Bay & 25 Barns Ness (both LOTH) both on 28th Apr 3 Hunterston (AYRS) 30th Mar; 2 Wigtown (D & G) 3rd Apr; singles Auchendores Resr? & Black Cart Water, Yonderton (both CLYDE) both on 11th Apr
Redstart A male Fair Isle 26th Apr; one Whalsay (SHET) 3rd May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 19th Apr; a male Aviemore (HIGH) 21st Apr; 3+ singing males around Loch Garten (HIGH) 26th Apr One Glen Tanar (NES) 23rd Apr; male SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 26th Apr; one Glen Esk (ANG) 27th Apr; 2 Glen Clova (ANG) 29th Apr; male Glen Muick (NES) 30th Apr; 2 Drummond Castle (P & K) 1st May 2 Isle of May 25th Apr; male Roxburgh (BORD) 1st May One Ness Glen (AYRS) 15th Apr; one Sallochy, Loch Lomond (CLYDE) 18th Apr; a male Mugdock CP (CLYDE) 20th Apr; a male Castramont Woods (D & G) 22nd Apr
Whinchat Male Carloway, Lewis (OH) 1st May; male Fair Isle 2nd May; one Skaw, Unst (SHET) 6th May; one Scatness & one Virkie (both SHET) both on 7th May Two Loch Leathan (ARG) 25th Apr; one Islay (ARG) 26th Apr; one reported near Dunvegan, Skye (HIGH) 28th Apr; male Abernethy Forest (HIGH) 30th Apr Present Balkello and Auchterhouse Hill (both ANG) both on 11th May; one Kenmore Hill (P & K) 13th May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 24th Apr; 2 Green Cleugh, Pentland Hills (LOTH) 1st May; one Whitesands Bay (LOTH) 3rd May; 3 Isle of May 8th May A very early bird RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 31st Mar; 2 Muirkirk (AYRS) 27th Apr; a male Ardrossan and 2 at Bogton Loch (both AYRS) both on 29th Apr; one Loch Ardinning (CLYDE) 30th Apr
Wheatear One reported on Lewis (OH) 26th Mar; male Bornish, South Uist (OH) 30th Mar; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 31st Mar; 4 Barra (OH) 1st Apr; first Fair Isle 2nd Apr Male Loch na Keal, Mull (ARG) 26th Mar; one Hill of Fearn (HIGH) 27th Mar; one Tayinloan (ARG) 27th Mar; one Chanonry Point (HIGH) 28th Mar; one Tiree (ARG) 28th Mar; male Rhue near Arisaig (HIGH) 30th Mar; male Loch Scamadale (ARG) 31st Mar One Mains of Usan (ANG) 27th Mar; one Barry Buddon (ANG) 31st Mar; single migrants Rattray Head & Crimond Airfield plus a male Forest of Birse (all NES) all on 6th Apr; 3 Lossiemouth (M & N) 6th Apr; one Glen Quaich 6th Apr, also singles there and the Sma? Glen on 8th Apr (all P & K) Male Gullane Point (LOTH) 25th Mar; one Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 27th Mar One reported Ardrossan-Dalry?? (AYRS) 19th Mar; male Maidens (AYRS) 25th Mar; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 28th Mar, 2 on 29th; 5 Stevenston Point & 3 Troon (both AYRS) both on 30th Mar
Ring Ouzel One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 2nd Apr; one Fair Isle 19th Apr Male The Oa, Islay (ARG) 31st Mar; present Strathdearn (HIGH) 10th Apr A male Newton Bridge (P & K) 14th Apr; a male Arbroath (ANG) 21st Apr Male Gullane Point (LOTH) 27th Mar; 2 males Faseny Cottage (LOTH) 28th Mar, 3 on 2nd Apr; one Piper?s Grave, Moorfoot Hills (BORD) 2nd Apr One Ben Glas Burn (CLYDE) 14th Apr; male Loudoun Hill (AYRS) 27th Apr
Grasshopper Warbler One Fair Isle 24th Apr; one Finstown (ORK) 4th May; one Stornoway Woods (OH) 9th May One reported Kilmichael Glen (ARG) 18th Apr; one singing Kames& one near Lochgilphead (both ARG) both on 21st Apr; one singing Mallaig (HIGH) 23rd Apr; one Morar (HIGH) 27th Apr One Tay Reedbeds (P & K) 23rd Apr; one reported Montrose (ANG) 29th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 29th Apr; one near Auchnagatt (NES) 29th Apr; one Drummond Castle & one SWT Loch of the Lowes (both P & K) both on 1st May One singing Fife Ness (FIFE) 20th Apr; 2 Barns Ness (LOTH) 22nd Apr; singles Aberlady Bay & Bathgate Bog (both LOTH) both on 24th Apr; 2 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 26th Apr, 4 on 27th 2 Pow Burn (AYRS) 15th Apr; one Newshot Island (CLYDE) 23rd Apr
Sedge Warbler One Fair Isle 2nd May; one Whalsay (SHET) 3rd May; 2 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May One Lochdon, Mull (ARG) 21st Apr; two at Loch Bhasapol, Tiree (ARG) 28th Apr; 1+ River Thurso (CAITH) 5th May One singing Tay Reedbeds (P & K) 21st Apr; one Loch Spynie (M & N) 24th Apr; singing Rescobie Loch (ANG) 28th Apr; one St. Cyrus NR (NES) 28th Apr; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 4th May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 28th Apr; 2 River Almond Pools (LOTH) 29th Apr; 2 Kinneil (UF) 8th May One Ardeer Quarry (AYRS) 21st Apr; singles Shewalton SWT & Quarrel Hill near Dailly (both AYRS) both on 22nd Apr; one Strathclyde CP (CLYDE) 23rd Apr; one Hogganfield Loch (CLYDE) 27th Apr; 2 Pilmuir Dam, Newton Mearns, one Wards Pond and one Craigend Moss, Glasgow (all CLYDE) all on 28th Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Whalsay (SHET) 3rd May; one Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 4th May; 4 on Fair Isle 4th May; 3 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 5th May One Ardfern (ARG) 7th May 4+ Mains of Usan, one Fishtown of Usan & one Arbroath (all ANG) all on 1st May; one Blackdog (NES) 1st May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 28th Apr, 4 on 30th Apr; one Isle of May on 1st May; 3 Fife Ness (FIFE) 1st May One Bracken Bay (AYRS) 24th Apr; one Dundonald Hill (AYRS) 27th Apr; one singing Merryton (CLYDE) 28th Apr; one singing Mainholm smallholdings (AYRS) 29th Apr
Whitethroat One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Apr; first Fair Isle on 1st May; one Noss (SHET) 5th May; one Ocraquoy (SHET) 6th May One Oban (ARG) 28th Apr; 2 Portmahomack (HIGH) 1st May One singing Auchmithie (ANG) 27th Apr; 2 St. Cyrus NR (NES) 28th Apr One Isle of May 21st Apr; one reported Peaston (LOTH) 21st Apr; one Thorntonloch (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 26th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 26th Apr; one Kincardine-on-Forth (FIFE) 28th Apr One Bogside GC & one Currarie Glen (both AYRS) both on 23rd Apr; singles Ardmore Point & Strathclyde CP (both CLYDE) both on 23rd Apr; 2 singing Tod?s Well, Glasgow & one Bishop Loch Glasgow (both CLYDE) both on 28th Apr
Garden Warbler One Sandgarth, Voe (SHET) 1st May; one Scatness (SHET) 3rd May; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 6th May One reported singing Appin (ARG) 23rd Apr 2 SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 2nd May; one Newtonhill (NES) 3rd May; 2 Glen Lyon (P & K) 6th May; one Mains of Usan (ANG) 7th May One Ormiston (LOTH) 3rd May; one singing Valleyfield Lagoons (FIFE) 4th May One reported near Dreghorn (AYRS) 24th Apr; one Kilkerran and one Failford SWT (both AYRS) both on 29th Apr; present Midross, Loch Lomond & one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (both CLYDE) both on 29th Apr; 5 singing Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) on 4th May
Blackcap One Bornish, South Uist (OH) 17th Apr; one Fair Isle 21st Apr; one Firth (ORK) 25th Apr; 3 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 26th Apr One near Cairnbaan hotel (ARG) 17th Apr; one singing Carr Brae, Dornie (HIGH) 20th Apr Male Forfar Loch (ANG) 15th Apr; female Arbroath (ANG) 21st Apr; male Newtonhill (NES) 24th Apr One singing Innocent Railway (LOTH) 15th Apr; 1+ singing Tyninghame (LOTH) 16th Apr; first Isle of May 23rd Apr; one singing Skinflats, one singing Stirling and 2 singing Lake of Menteith (all UF) all on 26th Apr 2 Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CLYDE) 10th Apr; one singing Monkton (AYRS) 13th Apr; 4 singing Kilgrammie near Dailly (AYRS) 15th Apr; one singing Erskine Harbour (CLYDE) 17th Apr
Wood Warbler One Fair Isle 8th May; one Virkie (SHET) 9th May; one Tarbert, Harris (OH) 9th May; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 17th May One Taynish NNR (ARG) 26th Apr; one Carr Brae, Dornie (HIGH) 27th Apr 2 RSPB Killiecrankie (P & K) 29th Apr 6 birds between Kilmahog and Pass of Leny (UF) 27th Apr; 2 Lake of Menteith (UF) 3rd May; one singing Pressmennan Lake (LOTH) 8th May 3 between Sallochy & Ross Wood, Loch Lomondside (CLYDE) 25th Apr; one RSPB Wood of Cree (D & G) 25th Apr; one Ness Glen (AYRS) 7th May
Chiffchaff One Quendale (SHET) 26th Mar; one Fair Isle 27th Mar; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 27th Mar, 3 on 28th One singing Mallaig (HIGH) 31st Mar; 2 reported singing on Coll (ARG) 1st Apr; one singing Oban (ARG) 9th Apr 2 Sands of Forvie (NES) 31st Mar; one singing near Elgin (M & N) 1st Apr; 3 Drummond Castle near Crieff (P & K) 8th Apr; one singing Clatto Resr (ANG) 9th Apr 1+ singing Vogrie CP (LOTH) 29th Mar; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 31st Mar; one singing Gartmorn Dam (UF) 10th Apr; one Moor Loch (FIFE) 10th Apr One singing Daldowie, Glasgow (CLYDE) 31st Mar; one singing WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 31st Mar; one singing Ardeer Quarry (AYRS) 31st Mar; 5+ singing Culzean CP (AYRS) 2nd Apr
Willow Warbler One Costa (ORK) 14th Apr; one Rendall (ORK) 16th Apr; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 16th Apr; one Bornish, South Uist (OH) 16th Apr; 3 Fair Isle 19th Apr, 7 seen on 20th; notable influx Lewis (OH) 21st Apr One reported Lower Milovaig, Skye (HIGH) 14th Apr; 4 Kames & one at Minard (both ARG) both on 16th Apr; one singing near Beauly (HIGH) 19th Apr; 3 singing Carr Brae, Dornie (HIGH) 19th Apr; several reports of singing birds in Highland 21st Apr One singing Murton GPs (ANG) 12th Apr; 2 Montrose Basin & one Montreathmont Forest (both ANG) both on 15th Apr; one Rattray Head (NES) 16th Apr; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 18th Apr Singles singing Bathgate & Cameron Toll (both LOTH) both on 14th Apr; c.6 reported Bavelaw (LOTH) 15th Apr; one Angle Park GP (FIFE) 17th Apr; one singing Stirling (UF) 19th Apr; 6 singing Stirling University (UF) 20th Apr One singing Dalzell Estate (CLYDE) 2nd Apr; one singing Loch Fern (D & G) 5th Apr; one singing Carbarns (CLYDE) 10th Apr; one singing Bishop Loch (CLYDE) 11th Apr; 3 Martnaham Loch and singles Ardeer Quarry & Shewalton SWT (all AYRS) all on 14th Apr; 5+ RSPB Ken/Dee Marshes (D & G) 15th Apr; 12 reported Kilgrammie near Dailly (AYRS) 15th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher 3 Fair Isle 4th May; one Wester Quarff (SHET) 8th May Two Iona (ARG) 6th May; one Ardfern (ARG) 7th May; one Tiree (ARG) 9th May; one Dornie (HIGH) 9th May; 2 Strathy Wood, Easter Ross (HIGH) 10th May; 5+ Brahan Estate, Easter Ross (HIGH) 11th May One Glen Lyon (P & K) 6th May, 2 pairs there on the 7th; one by Scurdie Ness lighthouse (ANG) 7th May 1+ Pressmennan Lake (LOTH) 7th May; 2 Isle of May 8th May; 2 Pass of Leny & one Balquhidder (both UF) both on 9th May An early bird Castramont Woods (D & G) 26th Apr; one near Minishant (AYRS) 4th May; one Erskine (CLYDE) 5th May
Pied Flycatcher One Fair Isle 1st May; male Lerwick, one Noss & one Vidlin (all SHET) all on 8th May A male SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 26th Apr; 4 RSPB Killiecrankie (P & K) 29th Apr; female Rattray Head (NES) 9th May 3 Isle of May 8th May; one Torness Power Station (LOTH) 10th May A male Castramont Woods (D & G) 22nd Apr, male and female on 26th; up to 9 present at RSPB Wood of Cree (D & G) 25th Apr; 4 between Sallochy and Ross Wood, Loch Lomondside (CLYDE) 25th Apr

2005

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 Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 17th Mar; 40 Ardvule Point, South Uist (OH) 4th Apr; 4 past Wats Ness (SHET) 7th May; one past Fair Isle 9th May 2 off Tiree (ARG) 26th Mar; 400 between Coll and Tiree (ARG) 11th Apr One past Girdle Ness (NES) 19th Mar; 2 past Catterline (NES) 11th May 3 past South Queensferry (LOTH) & one past Anstruther (FIFE) both on 16th Apr 12 past Saltcoats (AYRS) 11th Apr, 70 off there on 21st Apr
Garganey A drake Coot Loch, Benbecula (OH) 29th Apr; a pair Scatness (SHET) 29th Apr; a drake North Ronaldsay (ORK) 3rd May; a drake Fair Isle 4th May A drake Poolewe (HIGH) 1st May; 2 drakes Canal Loch, Coll (ARG) 3rd May; a drake on the Wester River (CAITH) 4th May; a drake on Tiree (ARG) 4th May A drake Lunan Bay (ANG) 19th Apr; a pair RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 29th Apr A drake Rossie Bog (FIFE) 1st May; a drake by Linlithgow Bridge (UF) 16th May A drake Douglas Estate (CL) 30th Mar; a drake Wards Pond (CL) 24th Apr; 2 drakes WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 27th Apr; pair Barassie (AYRS) 27th Apr
Marsh Harrier A female Bornish, South Uist (OH) 19th Apr; one Fair Isle 29th Apr; one St Kilda (OH) 12th May Male & female Insh Marshes RSPB (HIGH) 17th May; a male reported Coll (ARG) 17th May A male Loch Spynie (M & N) 25th Mar; a male Montrose Basin (ANG) 4th Apr; male and female back Tay Reedbeds (P & K) 7th Apr; male at RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 13th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 23rd May A male Eden Estuary (FIFE) 5th Apr; a female/imm reported near Tranent (LOTH) 18th May A female WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 18th Apr; a female Carbarns (CL) 16th May
Osprey One near Uyeasound, Unst (SHET) 18th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 29th Apr A male back at a nest near Aviemore (HIGH) 19th Mar; one Loch Awe (ARG) 26th Mar; last year?s female back RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 29th Mar; bird back at nest site in Caithness on 4th Apr Male (returning bird first seen in 1994) & female back SWT Loch of the Lowes? (P & K) 21st Mar; 2 over Kinross (P & K) 24th Mar; one Cairnie Pier (P & K) 25th Mar; one over Haddo CP (NES) 25th Mar; one Kingston (M & N) 29th Mar One River Tay, Newburgh (FIFE) 26th Mar; one near Lake of Menteith (UF) 28th Mar; one over Bilston (LOTH) 29th Mar; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 4th Apr One reported flying north near Dumfries (D & G) 24th Mar; one near Wigtown (D & G) 26th Mar; one Wards Pond (CL) 27th Mar; one Loch Ken (D & G) 28th Mar; one near Knapps Loch, Kilmacolm (CL) 4th Apr
Dotterel 3 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 1st May; 8 North Boisdale, South Uist (OH) 6th May; one Fair Isle 14th May 3 Coll (ARG) 9th May 3 Rashiereive (NES) 25th Apr; 3 near St Combs (NES) 10th May 2 Carnethy Hill (LOTH) 1st May; 7 near Broad Law (BORD) 4th May One Tinto (CL) 10th May
Whimbrel 2 Liniclate, Benbecula (OH) 19th Apr; one Shapinsay (ORK) 20th Apr; one Mousa (SHET) 22nd Apr; c.20 over Brue, Lewis (OH) 23rd Apr; 2 Fair Isle 25th Apr; c.200 (in 3 flocks) at south end of South Uist (OH) 4th May One Loch an Eilein, Tiree (ARG) 21st Apr, 13 on Tiree on 24th Apr; one Loch Slapin, Skye (HIGH) 21st Apr; 9 Wick (CAITH) 25th Apr; 70+ Bruichladdich, Islay (ARG) 30th Apr 2 Lunan Bay and 2 Montrose Basin (both ANG) both on 27th Apr; 3 RSPB Loch of Strathbeg & one St Cyrus (both NES) both on 28th Apr One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 14th Apr; one Ruddons Point (FIFE) 17th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 19th Apr One Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 18th Apr; 2 West Ferry (CL) 22nd Apr; 4 Browhouses & 3 Newbie (both D & G) both on 22nd Apr; 26 Ardmore Pt 3rd May & 29 Longhaugh Pt 4th May (both CL) ? both record site counts
Common Sandpiper One Benbecula (OH) 18th Apr; one Fair Isle 28th Apr; one North Ronaldsay & one Loch of Harray (both ORK) both on 30th Apr 2 Loch Sween (ARG) 11th Apr; 2 Rhue, by Arisaig (HIGH) 13th Apr; singles at Loch Clair, Torridon and Loch Sgamhain (all HIGH) all on 15th Apr; one Coll (ARG) 18th Apr; one The Oa, Islay (ARG) 21st Apr One River Dee, Aberdeen (NES) 9th Apr; one Inchgarth (NES) 10th Apr; one River Lyon near Aberfeldy (P & K) 15th Apr 2 in the Manor Valley (BORD) 5th Apr; one Aberlady Bay, 2 Duddingston Loch & 2 Musselburgh (all LOTH) all on 17th Apr; 5 Loch Gelly (FIFE) 19th Apr One Rouken Glen pond (CL) 10th Apr; one Dipple (AYRS) 11th Apr; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 11th Apr; 2 Capringstone (AYRS) 17th Apr
Sandwich Tern One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 24th Mar; one Bigton (SHET) 2nd Apr Two Oban (ARG) 23rd Mar; one Loch Eil 25th Mar, one Tarbat Ness 27th Mar? & 6 Golspie 30th Mar (all HIGH) One Lunan Bay (ANG) 15th Mar; 2 Ythan Estuary (NES) 25th Mar with c.20 reported there on 3rd Apr 2 Anstruther (FIFE) 25th Mar; one Port Seton (LOTH) 27th Mar; 2 Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 3rd Apr; 3 Fife Ness (FIFE) 3rd Apr One Doonfoot (AYRS) 22nd Mar; 2 Stevenston Point (AYRS) 23rd Mar; 5 The Wig, Loch Ryan (D & G) 26th Mar
Common Tern One Lochmaddy, North Uist (OH) 18th Apr; one Grutness (SHET) 19th Apr; 2 Stronsay (ORK) 27th Apr; first Fair Isle 3rd May Two Tiree (ARG) 2nd May 6 Tugnet (M & N) 28th Apr; 2 Loch Spynie (M & N) 2nd May; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 13th May One Leven (FIFE) 19th Apr; one Musselburgh (LOTH) 30th Apr; 5 Skinflats (UF) 3rd May; 3 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 4th May; back at Leith Docks (LOTH) 6th May 5 Annan (D & G) 27th Apr; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 30th Apr
Arctic Tern A very early bird reported at Loch Eport, North Uist (OH) 31st Mar; one Carinish, North Uist (OH) 12th Apr; one Burray (ORK) 20th Apr; one Whiteness Voe (SHET) 26th Apr; first Fair Isle 2nd May; 1,000+ past Aird an Runair, North Uist (OH) 5th May 2 reported past Coll (ARG) 17th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy & 3 Montrose Basin (both ANG) both on 27th Apr; 8 Tugnet (M & N) 28th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 3rd May 40 past Gullane Point (LOTH) 25th Apr 15 reported The Wig, Loch Ryan (D & G) 12th Apr; 13 Irvine (AYRS) 23rd Apr; 64 past Troon (AYRS) 25th Apr; 30 Annan & 11 Newbie (both D & G) both on 27th Apr
Little Tern One Ardivachar, South Uist (OH) 13th Apr; one Balranald, North Uist (OH) 18th Apr; 8 Loch Bee, South Uist (OH) 19th Apr One Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 12th Apr, 23 seen on Tiree on 19th Apr Two Donmouth (NES) 24th Apr; 3 Ythan Estuary (NES) 5th May; 3 Kinnaber (ANG) 10th May One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 12th Apr; 2 Tyninghame (LOTH) 5th May One past Saltcoats (AYRS) 20th Apr
Cuckoo One Bornish, South Uist (OH) 18th Apr; one Tolsta Chaolais, Lewis (OH) 28th Apr One reported Aird, Skye (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Coll (ARG) 18th Apr; one singing above Lochgoilhead (ARG) 23rd Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr One The Balloch near Crieff (P & K) 27th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 28th Apr; one near Cabrach (M & N) 30th Apr; one Loch Davan (NES) 2nd May One Whiteadder Resr (LOTH) 24th Apr; 2 Tyninghame (LOTH) 30th Apr; one Tentsmuir Forest (FIFE) 1st May; one Leithen Water (BORD) 1st May One reported Ardmore Point (CL) 17th Apr; one Laurieston (D & G) 18th Apr; singles singing Muirshiel CP & Locherwood Community Woodland plus one at Finnich Glen (all CL) all on 19th Apr; one Beeswing (D & G) 21st Apr; one Drumlamford (AYRS) 23rd Apr
Swift One Fair Isle 2nd May; 3 Whalsay, one Sumburgh Head, one Unst & one Lerwick (all SHET) all on 21st May; 2 Port of Ness, Lewis (OH) 21st May One Insh Marshes RSPB (HIGH) 25th Apr; 25 over Moine Mhor (ARG) 21st May One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 26th Apr; several Aberdeen (NES) 30th Apr; one Fochabers (M & N) 30th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 1st May 2 Loch Gelly (FIFE) 22nd Apr; one Kilconquhar Loch (FIFE) 24th Apr; 3 near Galashiels (BORD) 27th Apr; one Port Seton (LOTH) 23rd Apr; one Duddingston (LOTH) 28th Apr; one St Andrews (FIFE) 29th Apr; 2 Bruntsfield, Edinburgh (LOTH) 30th Apr One Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 24th Apr; 3 Dalrymple (AYRS) 26th Apr; one Waulkmill Glen Resr & one Garscube Estate (both CL) both on 27th Apr; 20+ Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 1st May
Sand Martin One Peninerine, South Uist (OH) 2nd Apr; one Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 3rd Apr; one Out Skerries (SHET) 27th Apr 5 at Upper Powder Dam, Cowal (ARG) on 23rd Mar; 2 Loch Morar (HIGH) 25th Mar; 5 seen near Fort William (HIGH) on 25th Mar; 30+ Loch Garten (HIGH) 27th Mar; one Tiree (ARG) 14th Apr One Carsebreck Loch (P & K) 19th Mar; one near Elgin (M & N) 19th Mar; 5 Bridge of Dun (ANG) 20th Mar; 1+ Stanley (P & K) 21st Mar; 2 west at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (NES) 24th Mar; 30+ Loch Spynie (M & N) 27th Mar; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 4th Apr 2 west at North Berwick (LOTH) on 23rd Mar; c.50 Blair Drummond GPs (UF) 26th Mar; 14 Musselburgh & 6 Duddingston Loch (both LOTH) both on 26th Mar One Lochwinnoch RSPB & 3 Carbarns Pool (both CL) both on 19th Mar; 80 at Strathclyde Loch (CL) on 20th Mar, c.50 there on 21st and 300+ on 28th; 13 Lincluden (D & G) 20th Mar; 6 Martnaham Loch & one Stevenston (both AYRS) both on 21st Mar; c.100 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 27th Mar
Swallow One Steinish, Lewis (OH) 3rd Apr; one Rubha Ard’ Mhicheil, South Uist (OH) 3rd Apr; 2 Stornoway (OH) 8th Apr; first Fair Isle 19th Apr; 3 North Ronaldsay, 2 Stromness & one Rendall (all ORK) all on 20th Apr; 2 Loch of Hillwell (SHET) 23rd Apr One reported Loch Sween (ARG) 26th Mar; 2 reported on Coll (ARG) 28th Mar; one reported on Skye (HIGH) 2nd Apr; 2 Loch a? Phuill, Tiree (ARG) 5th Apr; one reported Staffin (HIGH) 6th Apr One reported near Montrose (ANG) 2nd Apr; 2 Inchgarth 3rd Apr & 2 River Dee, Peterculter 6th Apr (both NES); one Stracathro (ANG) 7th Apr; one Burleigh Sands, Loch Leven (P & K) 7th Apr 2 Musselburgh (LOTH) 26th Mar; 2 near Glentress (BORD) 26th Mar; one Anstruther (FIFE) 6th Apr One Beeswing (D & G) 21st Mar; one near Dailly 25th Mar & one Ballantrae 26th Mar (both AYRS); singles Strathclyde Loch & Hogganfield Loch (both CL) both on 28th Mar; 2 Garnock Floods (AYRS) 30th Mar; 1+ Wards Pond, one Baron?s Haugh RSPB & 2 Balgray Resr (all CL) all on 30th Mar; 28 at Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 7th Apr; 60+ Balgray Reservoir (CL) 18th Apr
House Martin 2 Port of Ness & one South Skigersta, Lewis (OH) on 2nd Apr; one Rendall (ORK) 28th Apr; one Fair Isle 28th Apr One reported Loch Awe 26th Mar & one on Tiree 27th Mar (both ARG) – earliest ever records for Argyll; 2 Portmahomack (HIGH) 19th Apr; back Scrabster (CAITH) 21st Apr 3 Catterline (NES) 20th Apr; one near Aberfeldy (P & K) 21st Apr; one Aberdeen (NES) 23rd Apr; first SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 26th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 26th Apr; 5 Rescobie Loch (ANG) 27th Apr 3 over Longniddry & one Port Seton (both LOTH) both on 11th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 14th Apr; 7 Cameron Resr (FIFE) 22nd Apr; one North Berwick (LOTH) 24th Apr; 3 Balgreen, Edinburgh (LOTH) 27th Apr 2 Wards Pond (CL) 4th Apr; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 13th Apr; one Dreghorn (AYRS) 13th Apr
Tree Pipit One Fair Isle 19th Apr, 3 seen on 20th; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr; one Bragar, Lewis (OH) 23rd Apr One Tullochgorm (ARG) 3rd Apr; one Taynish NNR (ARG) 11th Apr; one reported on Coll (ARG) 11th Apr; several singing birds noted on Speyside (HIGH) 24th Apr One near Muthill (P & K) 12th Apr; one Dinnet (NES) 19th Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 24th Apr; 5+ Pass of Leny (UF) 21st Apr, 10+ there on 24th 4 Finnich Glen (CL) 19th Apr; 2 Rowardennan Lodge (CL) 20th Apr; one Highmains Wood, Dailly (AYRS) 20th Apr; one Mugdock CP (CL) 21st Apr
Yellow Wagtail A Grey-headed Wagtail Fair Isle 13th May, 2 males seen on the 18th One Ardtalla, Islay (ARG) 15th May; a Blue-headed (flava) reported The Oa, Islay (ARG) on 16th May; 3 male Grey-headed (thunbergi) on Tiree (ARG) 20th May One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 3rd May One Barns Ness (LOTH) 21st Apr; male Cramond (LOTH) 22nd Apr A Blue-headed Wagtail Ballochruin Pool (CL) 3rd May
White Wagtail Two Eoligarry, Barra (OH) 19th Mar; one Griminish, North Uist (OH) 1st Apr; one Ness, Lewis (OH) 3rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 4th Apr; one Sumburgh (SHET) 17th Apr A very early one reported Sorobaidh Bay, Tiree (ARG) 13th Mar; one reported Loch Leathan, Skye (HIGH) 15th Apr 6 Loch Leven (P & K) 10th Apr; one Blackdog (NES) 20th Apr One Cameron Resr 2nd Apr & 2 Fife Ness 3rd Apr (both FIFE); 7 Barns Ness (LOTH) 10th Apr One Rhu Point (CL) 22nd Mar; 2+ Maidens (AYRS) 26th Mar; 10 Doonfoot-Greenan (AYRS) 16th Apr; 13 Maidens (AYRS) 19th Apr; 40+ Ardmore Point (CL) 27th Apr; 113 counted between Cardross-Ardmore Pt (CL) 30th Apr
Redstart One Fair Isle 20th Apr, 4 on 28th Apr; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr; male Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 23rd Apr One Taynish NNR (ARG) 19th Apr; one Loch Garten 20th Apr with three at Abernethy Forest on 24th (both HIGH) One Rattray Head (NES) 19th Apr; 2 males and 3 females reported Glen Esk (ANG) 20th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 23rd Apr; 2 Loch Kinord (NES) 23rd Apr A male Mellerstain Estate (BORD) 14th Apr; one Hirsel CP (BORD) 18th Apr; one Balcomie (FIFE) 22nd Apr; a female Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 30th Apr A male singing on territory near Dumfries (D & G) 17th Apr; male Mugdock CP (CL) 21st Apr; male Muirshiel CP (CL) 22nd Apr; 3 Glen Afton (AYRS) 23rd Apr
Whinchat A male Tolsta Chaolais, Lewis (OH) 27th Apr; first Fair Isle 2nd May One near Kilmelford (ARG) 19th Apr; a male Kilninver (ARG) 22nd Apr; one Wester Aberchalder near Loch Ness (HIGH) 25th Apr; one Coll (ARG) 27th Apr; one RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 29th Apr One near Comrie (P & K) 11th May; one Rattray Head (NES) 15th May Two males near Callendar (UF) 24th Apr; one Isle of May 24th Apr; 2 Musselburgh Lagoons & one Tyninghame (both LOTH) both on 1st May; male Lomond Hills (FIFE) 7th May A male Garnock Floods (AYRS) 20th Apr; one Glen Fruin (CL) 30th Apr
Wheatear One Vatersay 19th Mar & singles Tolsta Chaolais on Lewis, Grimsay and Stilligarry, South Uist all on 20th Mar (all OH); first Fair Isle 22nd Mar; singles Sumburgh & Virkie on 23rd Mar and 3 at Grutness on 24th Mar (all SHET); first North Ronaldsay 23rd Mar & 2 South Ronaldsay 24th Mar (both ORK) One Tiree (ARG) 20th Mar; 2 at The Quirang, Skye (HIGH) 20th Mar; 3 Faraid Head (HIGH) 21st Mar; 2 Morar Estuary (HIGH) 23rd Mar; 6+ on Tiree and up to 20+ on Islay (both ARG) on 23rd Mar One Sma? Glen (P & K) 20th Mar; one Mains of Usan (ANG) 20th Mar; one Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 21st Mar; one Girdle Ness (NES) 22nd Mar; 2 males Kingston (M & N) 23rd Mar; male Rattray Head (NES) 23rd Mar; 6 by Mains of Usan (ANG) 24th Mar Single males Dalgety Bay & Fife Ness (both FIFE) both on 19th Mar; two males Faseny Bridge, a male Gullane Point & one Barns Ness (all LOTH) all on 19th Mar; one on the Isle of May on 19th Mar Early reports of singles at Mull of Galloway on 9th Mar & RSPB Mersehead on 14th Mar (both D & G); a male Carman Resr (CL) 16th Mar; single males near Dalmellington & at Dipple (both AYRS) on 19th Mar; male and female Lunderston Bay (CL) 25th Mar
Ring Ouzel One Fair Isle 29th Mar, 12 present on 18th Apr; 7 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 19th Apr A male reported Arinagour, Coll (ARG) 23rd Mar; one Slochd (HIGH) 25th Mar One Sma? Glen (P & K) 20th Mar; noted back near Ballater (NES) 25th Mar A male Ruddons Point (FIFE) 19th Mar; two males back Lammermuir Hills (LOTH) 20th Mar, a female seen on 21st One by Mollinsburn (CL) 21st Mar; a male Culter Waterhead (CL) 25th Mar, none noted there on 21st
Grasshopper Warbler One Fair Isle 20th Apr; one Windwick, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 21st Apr; 2 on North Uist (OH) 11th May One Loch Leathan (ARG) 15th Apr; one Seil Island (ARG) 22nd Apr; one reported Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 25th Apr; 2 singing Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 26th Apr; 5 singing Kilmichael Glen (ARG) 26th Apr 2 St Cyrus (NES) 28th Apr; 4 reported Montrose Basin (ANG) 30th Apr; 2 singing Bridge of Don (NES) 30th Apr; one Loch Spynie (M & N) 2nd May; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 2nd May One reported Gullane (LOTH) 16th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 23rd Apr; 2 River Almond Pools (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Kilminning (FIFE) 25th Apr; one Skinflats (UF) 26th Apr One Royal Troon GC (AYRS) 19th Apr; one Strathclyde CP (CL) 19th Apr; one Balgray Resr & 2 Gleniffer Braes (both CL) both on 21st Apr; one WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 24th Apr
Sedge Warbler One reported Hoy (ORK) 19th Apr; one Balranald, North Uist (OH) 26th Apr; widespread Orkney Mainland 3rd May; first Fair Isle 12th May One Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 26th Apr, 7 singing birds on Tiree on 4th May; one Ullinish, Skye (HIGH) 2nd May One Montrose Basin (ANG) 27th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 30th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 1st May; one Loch Davan (NES) 2nd May; 3 Inchgarth (NES) 4th May One River Almond Pools (LOTH) 24th Apr; first Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 27th Apr One Knockshinnoch Lagoons & one Martnaham Loch (both AYRS) both on 23rd Apr; one Lochwinnoch RSPB (CL) 23rd Apr, 2 on the 24th; 2 RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 24th Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Fair Isle 25th Apr; one Foula (SHET) 29th Apr One singing Cairnie Pier (P & K) 15th May; one Fishtown of Usan (ANG) 28th May One Isle of May 24th Apr; one Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 25th Apr; one North Queensferry (FIFE) 27th Apr One Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 23rd Apr; singles Cunninghamhead & Shewalton (both AYRS) both on 1st May
Whitethroat One Fair Isle 27th Apr; one Scolpaig, North Uist (OH) 11th May One Cornaigmore, Tiree (ARG) 3rd May; 2 reported Carr Brae, Dornie (HIGH) 4th May; one Tullochgorm (ARG) 4th May; first Skye (HIGH) 8th May One Catterline (NES) 20th Apr; 2 St Cyrus (NES) 28th Apr; one near Crieff (P & K) 4th May; one Findhorn (M & N) 4th May; 2 Stonehaven (NES) 5th May One Skinflats (UF) 29th Apr; one near Saltoun & 2 River Almond Pools (both LOTH) both on 30th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 1st May One Bogside (AYRS) 23rd Apr; one Ardmore Point (CL) 23rd Apr with four singing birds there on 25th; one Loch Ken (D & G) 23rd Apr; one Erskine (CL) 24th Apr
Garden Warbler One Geosetter (SHET) 17th May One Kingussie (HIGH) 29th Apr One Drumoak (NES) 30th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 3rd May; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 22nd May One Pitcox (LOTH) 24th Apr; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 30th Apr; one Fife Ness (FIFE) 1st May; one Birnie Loch (FIFE) 6th May Very early singles reported near Dundonald & at Ochiltree (both AYRS) both on 16th Apr; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 23rd Apr; one Finnarts Bay (AYRS) 24th Apr; one trapped Strathclyde CP (CL) 24th Apr ? had been trapped as a juv there in July 2003
Blackcap One Clachan, North Uist (OH) 31st Mar; first North Ronaldsay (ORK) 16th Apr; first Fair Isle 19th Apr; male Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 19th Apr; male Foula (SHET) 20th Apr One Taynish NNR (ARG) 11th Apr; one singing Redcastle (HIGH) 16th Apr, 3+ there on 17th One SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 3rd Apr; one Fraserburgh (NES) 12th Apr; a female Rattray Head (NES) 30th Apr Singing male at Napier University campus, Craiglockhart 31st Mar & a female East Linton 1st Apr (both LOTH); 2 singing Tweedbank, Galashiels (BORD) 3rd Apr; one Anstruther (FIFE) 4th Apr; one singing Skinflats (UF) 13th Apr; one singing Eden Estuary (FIFE) 13th Apr Singing males at Finnarts Bay & Ravenspark, Irvine (both AYRS) both on 25th Mar; singles singing Adamton & South Wood, Troon (both AYRS) both on 4th Apr; one singing RSPB Wood of Cree (D & G) 4th Apr; 2 singing Dalzell Estate (CL) 7th Apr
Wood Warbler One Fair Isle 28th Apr; one St Margaret?s Hope, South Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Apr ? earliest ever on Orkney; one Grogarry, South Uist (OH) 14th May; one Toab (SHET) 15th May One singing Dornie (HIGH) 25th Apr; one reported singing Auchnasaul (ARG) 1st May; one Islay (ARG) 3rd May; 2 near Banavie (HIGH) 3rd May; one Dunstaffnage Woods (ARG) 3rd May 2 at Killiecrankie (P & K) 30th Apr; 2 singing Laggan Wood, Comrie (P & K) 2nd May; one Dinnet (NES) 2nd May; one Glen Tanar (NES) 7th May; one Glen Doll (ANG) 21st May 2 Pass of Leny (UF) 23rd Apr; one singing Lawrie?s Den, Penicuik (LOTH) 2nd May One Ross Wood, Loch Lomond (CL) 23rd Apr; one Knockdolian (AYRS) 2nd May
Chiffchaff One Baltasound, Unst (SHET) 21st Mar; one St Ola 24th Mar & one St Margaret?s Hope 26th Mar (both ORK); one Marybank, Stornoway (OH) 31st Mar; one Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 2nd Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 3rd Apr; first Fair Isle 3rd Apr One Oban 17th Mar and 2 singing Arinagour, Coll 19th Mar (both ARG); one singing Dornie 24th Mar, one singing Loch Ashie 25th Mar & one Milton of Leys, Inverness 25th Mar (all HIGH) One singing RAF Kinloss (M & N) 23rd Mar; 5+ by Cairnie Pier (P & K) 25th Mar; 2 singing Culbin Forest (M & N) 25th Mar; one Aden CP (NES) 26th Mar One singing Port Seton 16th Mar & 3 singing Colinton Dell 17th Mar (both LOTH); 3 singing Galashiels (BORD) 22nd Mar; one singing Blair Drummond (UF) 24th Mar; 7 Dalkeith CP (LOTH) 25th Mar; one Lindores Loch (FIFE) 26th Mar Single singing birds at Finnarts Bay & Kilkerran (both AYRS) on 20th Mar; one singing Dalzell Woods (CL) 20th Mar; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 22nd Mar
Willow Warbler One Finstown (ORK) 11th Apr; one singing Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 13th Apr; one Stornoway (OH) 14th Apr; one Foula (SHET) 14th Apr; first Fair Isle 19th Apr 2 Port Askaig, Islay (ARG) 2nd Apr; one by Loch Ederline (ARG) 5th Apr; one on the Black Isle (HIGH) 16th Apr; one Broadford, Skye (HIGH) 17th Apr; one Tongue (HIGH) 20th Apr One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy 2nd Apr ? earliest ever in Angus & one Kirriemuir 3rd Apr (both ANG); one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 16th Apr; first Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 16th Apr; one Blackdog (NES) 17th Apr One Inveresk, Musselburgh (LOTH) 2nd Apr; one Burnmouth (BORD) 3rd Apr; 4 Bathgate Bog (LOTH) 3rd Apr; one Kinghorn Loch (FIFE) 10th Apr One Paisley (CL) 26th Mar; 2 Drumlamford (AYRS) 29th Mar; 2 Loch Ken (D & G) 31st Mar; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 1st Apr; singles singing Barr Loch & Dumbrock Loch (both CL) both on 2nd Apr; 3 singing Newshot Island (CL) 3rd Apr; 2 singing WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 3rd Apr; one Garnock Floods & up to 6 reported Turnberry GC (both AYRS) both on 3rd Apr; 6 singing birds RSPB Ken/Dee Marshes (D & G) 3rd Apr
Spotted Flycatcher Two on Fair Isle 19th May; one Virkie (SHET) 20th May One Lussa (ARG) 6th May; one Inverawe (ARG) 12th May; one Tiree (ARG) 20th May One Glen Tanar (NES) 10th May; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 10th May One reported Hirsel CP (BORD) 23rd Apr; one St Abbs Head (BORD) 2nd May; one North Berwick (LOTH) 5th May One South Wood, Troon (AYRS) 4th May; 2 Bridge of Weir (CL) 12th May
Pied Flycatcher One on Out Skerries (SHET) 27th Apr; two Fair Isle 28th Apr One Loch Insh wood (HIGH) 10th May; one visiting a nest box Loch Awe (ARG) mid May 3 at Killiecrankie (P & K) 30th Apr; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 3rd May Male Inversnaid RSPB (CL) 22nd Apr; male and female RSPB Wood of Cree (D & G) 25th Apr; 3 Ayr Gorge (AYRS) 27th Apr

2004

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 8 Balranald, North Uist (OH) 17th Mar One Sandside Bay (CAITH) 22nd Feb; 6 off Coll 13th Mar; 60 Gunna Sound 16th Mar (both ARG) 4 past Scurdie Ness (ANG) 30th Apr One past Fife Ness (F) 3rd Apr; 12 past Eyemouth (BORD) 1st May One from Stranraer-Belfast ferry (D & G) 3rd Apr; 10 past Turnberry Point & 5 past Saltcoats (both AYRS) both on 6th Apr
Garganey A drake Whiteness Voe (SHET) 1st May A drake reported RSPB Gruinart, Islay (ARG) 29th Mar ? earliest ever on Islay; a drake Loch Calder (CAITH) 30th Apr A drake RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 25th Apr, 2 drakes there on 27th; a drake Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 27th Apr A female Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 3rd May A drake WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 5th May; a drake Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 6th May
Marsh Harrier A female Mainland (ORK) 14th Apr; a 1st-summer male Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 22nd Apr; a male Loch Hallan, South Uist (OH) 24th Apr A female on Coll (ARG) 20th Apr; a male between Bowmore-Port Ellen, Islay (ARG) 24th Apr; a male Thuster Pools (CAITH) 2nd May Male Loch Spynie (M & N) 3rd Apr; male Stonehaven (NES) 4th Apr; a male RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 11th Apr; a male RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 27th Apr A female Kilconquhar Loch (F) 18th Apr A male north up the Tarras Valley (D & G) 2nd Apr; a fem RSPB Lochwinnoch (CL) 20th Apr
Osprey One over Loch Eynort, South Uist (OH) 10th Apr; one Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 2nd May One reported fishing (successfully!) near Conon Bridge (HIGH) around the 20th Mar; last year?s female back RSPB Loch Garten (HIGH) 25th Mar; one Brahan Estate (HIGH) 27th Mar Fem back on nest at SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 22nd Mar; one Braco Wood (P & K) 28th Mar; one Donside (NES) 1st Apr One NW over River Esk mouth, Musselburgh (LOTH) 30th Mar One over RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 5th Apr; one over Lochwinnoch RSPB (CL) 9th Apr
Dotterel One near Carloway, Lewis (OH) 9th May 2 the Reef, Tiree (ARG) 16th Apr; 4 on Coll (ARG) 7th May; back on Cairngorm plateau (HIGH) 11th May One Carnethy Hill, Pentlands (LOTH) 25th Apr, 8 present on 7th May One Tinto Hill (CL) 26th Apr; 7 Green Lowther Hill (CL) 1st May; one Blackcraig Hill (AYRS) 6th May
Whimbrel One over Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 17th Apr; one Fair Isle 18th Apr; 2 Balranald area, North Uist and 11 Peninerine, South Uist (both OH) both on 20th Apr One past Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 28th Mar; one Hynish, Tiree (ARG) 21st Apr with 19 on the island on 24th One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 18th Apr One reported Skateraw-Barns Ness (LOTH) 23rd Mar; one Barns Ness (LOTH) 17th Apr; one Angle Park GP (F) 18th Apr 1+ Bogside (AYRS) 16th Apr; one Ardmore Point (CL) 17th Apr; 2 West Ferry (CL) 18th Apr; 3 Saltcoats (AYRS) 18th Apr
Common Sandpiper One Loch of Tankerness (ORK) 22nd Apr; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Griais, Lewis (OH) 24th Apr; one Fair Isle 24th Apr One near Rhue by Arisaig (HIGH) 8th Apr; one The Mound (HIGH) 16th Apr One River Dee at Park (NES) 6th Apr One River Almond Pools (LOTH) 17th Apr; 2 Angle Park GP (F) 18th Apr One Carbarns (CL) 13th Apr; one Doonfoot (AYRS) 14th Apr; one Leperstone Reservoir (CL) 16th Apr; 16 birds along River Clyde at Carbarns (CL) 18th Apr; 4 Irvine (AYRS) 18th Apr
Sandwich Tern One Westray 18th Mar with 2 Papa Westray on 20th Mar (both ORK); one Sumburgh (SHET) 31st Mar; 3 Peninerine, South Uist (OH) 3rd Apr One Loch Fleet (HIGH) 22nd Mar; 5 Crossapol Bay, Coll (ARG) 28th Mar; 6 Portmahomack (HIGH) 31st Mar One Rattray Head (NES) 27th Mar; one Lossiemouth (M & N) 30th Mar; 2 Carnoustie Bay (ANG) 30th Mar One Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 6th Apr; 2 Anstruther (F) 7th Apr One Maidens (AYRS) 13th Mar; one Loch Ryan (D & G) 24th Mar; 2 Ballantrae (AYRS) 31st Mar
Common Tern One Kirkwall (ORK) 20th Apr; singles Strom Voe & Weisdale Voe (both SHET) on 25th Apr One Bowmore, Islay (ARG) 24th Apr; 3+ Tarbat Ness (HIGH) 25th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr 12 Rattray Head (NES) 24th Apr 3 Fife Ness (F) 25th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 25th Apr; 20+ Cramond (LOTH) 26th Apr One Ardmore Point (CL) 25th Apr; one Doonfoot (AYRS) 27th Apr
Arctic Tern One South Ford, South Uist (OH) 10th Apr; 4 Carinish, North Uist (OH) 14th Apr; one Mill Sand (ORK) 16th Apr; 5 North Ronaldsay (ORK) 24th Apr; one Sumburgh (SHET) 26th Apr; one Fair Isle 26th Apr 5 Gott Bay, Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr First back Spey Bay (M & N) 30th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 30th Apr 1+ Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 11th May Several off Annan (D & G) 30th Apr; 44+ past Portencross (AYRS) 9th May
Little Tern One South Ford, South Uist (OH) 10th Apr; one Balranald, North Uist (OH) 20th Apr 9 present on Tiree (ARG) 16th Apr 7 Elliot (ANG) 30th Apr 6 past Eyemouth (BORD) 1st May? One Ballantrae (AYRS) 8th May
Cuckoo One Carloway, Lewis (OH) 24th Apr; one Langass, North Uist (OH) 25th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May One near Ardgay, Strathcarron (HIGH) 19th Apr; one Strathaird, Skye (HIGH) 19th Apr; one The Oa, Islay (ARG) 24th Apr One SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 18th Apr; one Braco Wood (P & K) 25th Apr; one Aboyne (NES) 26th Apr One Ormiston & one Hopes Reservoir (both LOTH) both on 1st May One calling Gartocharn (CL) 16th Apr; one Gryfe Plantation (CL) 21st Apr; singles Gailes & Shewalton (both AYRS) both on 26th Apr
Swift One Sumburgh Head (SHET) 28th Apr; one Quendale (SHET) 30th Apr One Coll (ARG) 4th May; one near Dingwall (HIGH) 8th May One over Banchory (NES) 16th Apr; one Garmouth (M & N) 19th Apr; 2 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 29th Apr; singles Muthill & Braco (both P & K) on 2nd May One Loch Gelly (F) 26th Apr; 5+ Duddingston Loch & 4+ Linlithgow Loch (both LOTH) both on 29th Apr One Hogganfield Loch (CL) 18th Apr; 2 Balgray Reservoir (CL) 22nd Apr; one Ardeer (AYRS) 28th Apr; 15+ Strathclyde Loch (CL) 29th Apr
Sand Martin One Graemeshall Loch (ORK) 27th Mar ? earliest ever on Orkney; 2 Loch of Hillwell (SHET) 17th Apr; one Fair Isle 18th Apr; 3 Loch Stiapavat, Lewis (OH) 24th Apr One Nethybridge (HIGH) 20th Mar; 3 west end of Loch Morar (HIGH) 30th Mar; one Heylipol, Tiree (ARG) 1st Apr ?earliest ever for Tiree; 50+ Loch Insh (HIGH) 3rd Apr One Loch Spynie (M & N) 18th Mar; one Vane Farm RSPB (P & K) 18th Mar; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg and 4 over River Don, Aberdeen (both NES) both on 19th Mar 2 Inveresk (LOTH) 17th Mar; one Barns Ness, plus 3 Tyninghame, and one Dunbar (all LOTH) all on 18th Mar; c40 Lake of Menteith (UF) 23rd Mar; 45+ Linlithgow Loch (LOTH) 31st Mar 9 Strathclyde Loch, 4 Baron?s Haugh RSPB and one Carbarns (all CL) all on 17th Mar; one Loch Connell (D & G) 17th Mar; 3 Shewalton (AYRS) 18th Mar; 4 Castle Semple Loch (CL) 18th Mar; 20 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 19th Mar; 10 Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 19th Mar; 20+ Carlingwark Loch (D & G) 22nd Mar; 80-100 Strathclyde Loch (CL) 29th Mar; 200 Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 3rd Apr
Swallow 2 Stornoway (OH) 4th Apr; one Paiblesgarry, North Uist (OH) 10th Apr; 2 Shapinsay (ORK) 12th Apr; one Burrafirth, Unst (SHET) 15th Apr; first Fair Isle 16th Apr; one Holm (ORK) 16th Apr One Bridgend, Islay (ARG) 28th Mar; one Loch Insh (HIGH) 3rd Apr; one Nigg Bay (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Baugh, Tiree (ARG) 12th Apr One Cairnbulg (NES) 27th Mar; one Lossiemouth (M & N) 30th Mar; one Loch Spynie (M & N) 3rd Apr; one Orchill GP (P & K) 3rd Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 9th Apr 2 Musselburgh (LOTH) 18th Mar; 2 Kilconquhar Loch (F) 3rd Apr; one Pitcox (LOTH) 10th Apr 3 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 2nd Apr; 2 Lochwinnoch RSPB (CL) 3rd Apr; one RSPB Mersehead (D & G) 3rd Apr; 2 Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 3rd Apr
House Martin One Stornoway (OH) 18th Apr; one Fair Isle 25th Apr; one Kergord (SHET) 3rd May One reported Morvich (HIGH) 16th Apr; one Loch Ruthven & 2 Tain Links (both HIGH) both on 19th Apr; one Tiree (ARG) 23rd Apr 6 Loch of Lintrathen (ANG) 18th Apr; 1+ Sandend (NES) 22nd Apr One Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 3rd Apr; 2 Belhaven Bay (LOTH) 4th Apr; c10 Airthrey Loch, Stirling University (UF) 19th Apr One Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 4th Apr; 2 Castle Semple Loch & 2 at Balgray Reservoir (both CL) both on 17th Apr; 2 Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 17th Apr; 6 Auchendores Reservoir amongst 15+ reported in Clyde on 18th Apr
Tree Pipit One Fair Isle 21st Apr; one Sumburgh Head (SHET) 27th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr; one Barra (OH) 8th May One Loch an Eilein (HIGH) 17th Apr; several Abernethy Forest (HIGH) 25th Apr 5 Inverey area (NES) 25th Apr, none noted there on 24th One Pitcox (LOTH) 18th Apr; 3 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 24th Apr One Carsphairn Forest (D & G) 16th Apr; several on Inchcailloch, Loch Lomond (CL) 24th Apr
Yellow Wagtail One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 28th Apr; one Sumburgh Hotel (SHET) 3rd May; 2 Fair Isle 5th May One Windyhills Farm, Auchmithie (ANG) 5th May; a male Grey-headed Wagtail at Blackdog (NES) 8th May A pair of ?Blue-headed? type Wagtails Barns Ness (LOTH) 24th Apr with up to 4 flavissima there on 27th Apr A male Blue-headed Wagtail at Lochwinnoch RSPB (CL) 20th Apr
White Wagtail One Fair Isle 4th Apr; 3 Loch of Tankerness (ORK) 20th Apr 2 Crossapol Bay, Coll (ARG) 22nd Mar; one Vaul, Tiree (ARG) 29th Mar; one St John?s Loch (CAITH) 1st Apr; 2 Sorobaidh Bay, Tiree (ARG) 4th Apr 2 reported Carnoustie golf course (ANG) 30th Mar; male Cotbank of Barras (NES) 5th Apr One North Berwick Law (LOTH) 19th Mar; 2+ Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 11th Apr; 10 Barns Ness (LOTH) 17th Apr; 3 Angle Park GP (F) 18th Apr; 50+ Barns Ness (LOTH) 24th Apr One Blairbowie (AYRS) 31st Mar; 2 Ballantrae (AYRS) 6th Apr
Redstart One Fair Isle 23rd Apr; one the Ness (SHET) 30th Apr; 13 Fair Isle 30th Apr, 20+ on 1st May; 2 Geosetter & 2 Grutness (both SHET) both on 1st May A male reported Kilchoman, Islay (ARG) 1st Apr; present Abernethy Forest (HIGH) 25th Apr A male SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 24th Apr; 12 males Inverey area (NES) 25th Apr, none recorded there on 24th An early male St Abb?s Head (BORD) around the 5th Apr; one reported Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 23rd Apr; male St Abb?s Head (BORD) 24th Apr; one Tyninghame (LOTH) 25th Apr Male Glen Afton (AYRS) 22nd Apr, 4 males there on 25th; male Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 23rd Apr; 2 males Sallochy (CL) 25th Apr
Whinchat One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 20th Apr; a male Sumburgh Hotel (SHET) 30th Apr; 5 Fair Isle 30th Apr A male Dornie (HIGH) 27th Apr; a female near Ullapool (HIGH) 29th Apr One St Abb?s Head (BORD) 28th Apr; one Barns Ness & one Thorntonloch (both LOTH) both on 1st May Male Pow Burn (AYRS) 23rd Apr; one Endrick Mouth (CL) 25th Apr
Wheatear One Swordale, Lewis (OH) 23rd Mar; singles reported Grimsay and Lewis (both OH) both on 24th Mar; one Carinish, North Uist (OH) 26th Mar; 2 Scatness & one Sandwick (both SHET) on 31st Mar; 3 Fair Isle 31st Mar, 16 on 1st Apr 3 Glen Machrie, Islay (ARG) 18th Mar; a male Baugh, Tiree (ARG) 19th Mar; 2 Penmore, Mull (ARG) 20th Mar; 2 Rhue Point, Arisaig (HIGH) 25th Mar; one Inver Bay (HIGH) 28th Mar; one Isle of Eigg (HIGH) 28th Mar One RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 17th Mar; 2 at Girdle Ness (NES) 20th Mar; one Spey Bay (M & N) 20th Mar; pair Braes of Foss (P & K) 28th Mar 4 Barns Ness and one Dunbar (both LOTH) 18th Mar; 2 North Berwick Law (LOTH) 19th Mar; a male Balgove Bay (F) 20th Mar; 4 males St Abb?s Head (BORD) 22nd Mar; one Kinneil (UF) 26th Mar 4 RSPB Mersehead and one Mull of Galloway (both D & G) both on 18th Mar; 2 Pow Burn and one Lendalfoot (both AYRS) 18th Mar; single males at Harelaw Reservoir, Barrhead & at Newshot Island (both CL) both on 21st Mar
Ring Ouzel One Fair Isle 4th Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 22nd Apr A male Coll (ARG) 12th Apr ? only the second ever record for the island; 3 noted Cairngorm (HIGH) 19th Apr One male Glen Maik near Comrie (P & K) 10th Apr; a male Sma? Glen (P & K) 10th Apr 2 males Faseny Cottage (LOTH) 30th Mar; 2 males Manor Valley (BORD) 30th Mar Male Ben Lomond & one Culter Glen (both CL) both on 25th Apr; 2 Blackcraig Hill (AYRS) 6th May
Grasshopper Warbler One Fair Isle 21st Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 22nd Apr; one Fetlar (SHET) 22nd Apr; 2 Whalsay (SHET) 23rd Apr; one Stornoway, Lewis (OH) 28th Apr One reported Auchnasaul (ARG) 12th Apr; one Dornie (HIGH) 20th Apr; one Portnahaven, Islay (ARG) 24th Apr; one near Edinbane, Skye (HIGH) 25th Apr One reported SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 18th Apr; one Carsebreck Loch (P & K) 24th Apr; one Montrose Basin (ANG) 25th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 25th Apr One Skinflats (UF) 22nd Apr with 2 singing there on 23rd; one singing Livingston & one Aberlady Bay (both LOTH) both on 23rd Apr One Mugdock CP (CL) 16th Apr; one Gleniffer Braes (CL) 18th Apr; one Garnock Floods (AYRS) 22nd Apr, 2 there on 23rd
Sedge Warbler One Fair Isle 29th Apr; one Haroldswick, Unst (SHET) 3rd May One Baugh, Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr; one Camascross, Sleat, Skye (HIGH) 25th Apr; one Loch Eye (HIGH) 1st May One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 20th Apr; one Carsebreck Loch (P & K) 24th Apr; one Elliot (ANG) 25th Apr; one Errol (P & K) 25th Apr; one Spey Bay (M & N) 1st May; one Catterline & one Ythan Estuary (both NES) both on 1st May One Duddingston Loch (LOTH) 7th Apr; one St Abb?s Head (BORD) 24th Apr One Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 4th Apr; one Garnock Floods (AYRS) 17th Apr; one Lochwinnoch RSPB (CL) 24th Apr; 4 Merryton (CL) 25th Apr
Lesser Whitethroat One Fair Isle 5th May; one Geosetter & 2 Fetlar (both SHET) on 5th May One Coll (ARG) 6th May 4 Collieston (NES) 6th May 2 Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 27th Apr One Heads of Ayr (AYRS) 25th Apr, 2 there on 26th along with one nearby at Bracken Bay; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 28th Apr
Whitethroat One Whalsay (SHET) 23rd Apr; one North Ronaldsay (ORK) 30th Apr; 3 Fair Isle 30th Apr One Redcastle, Black Isle (HIGH) 29th Apr; first at Nigg (HIGH) 3rd May; a male Tiree (ARG) 6th May One Catterline (NES) 1st May; one Spey Bay (M & N) 1st May One Skinflats (UF) 22nd Apr, 5 present on 26th; one River Almond Pools (LOTH) 25th Apr One Portencross (AYRS) 24th Apr; one Balgray Reservoir, 2 Ardmore Point, 3 Possil Marsh SWT reserve, 4 Merryton & one RSPB Lochwinnoch (all CL) all on 25th Apr
Garden Warbler One Fetlar (SHET) 30th Apr; one Fair Isle 5th May 2 singing Flowerdale Glen, Gairloch (HIGH) 25th Apr 3 RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 6th May; one Mains of Dun (ANG) 7th May Present Ormiston-Saltoun railway walk (LOTH) 3rd May; one near Dollar (UF) 5th May One Wards Pond (CL) 25th Apr; one Garnock Floods (AYRS) 26th Apr
Blackcap One Fair Isle 6th Apr; one Norwick, Unst (SHET) 15th Apr; 3 on Fair Isle 18th Apr A male on Coll (ARG) 21st Apr; 2 Brahan Estate (HIGH) 23rd Apr; a female Balephuil, Tiree (ARG) 25th Apr; one Isle Ornsay off Skye (HIGH) 25th Apr One singing Montreathmont Forest (ANG) 9th Apr; male singing Brodie Castle (M & N) 19th Apr One Craiglockhart Hill, Edinburgh (LOTH) 7th Apr; male and female Colinton Dell, Edinburgh (LOTH) 9th Apr; one singing Stirling (UF) 14th Apr Singing male Martnaham Loch (AYRS) 4th Apr; one Finnart?s Bay (AYRS) 6th Apr; singles singing Old Kilpatrick & Langbank (both CL) both on 11th Apr
Wood Warbler One Helendale, Lerwick (SHET) 1st May; one South Ronaldsay (ORK) 8th May; one Paiblesgarry, North Uist (OH) 10th May One Dornie (HIGH) 28th Apr; one Reay (CAITH) 8th May; 3 at Torachilty Forest, Contin (HIGH) 8th May 4+ Killiecrankie (P & K) 3rd May One St Abb?s Head (BORD) 25th Apr; present Pass of Leny (UF) 1st May One Sallochy, Loch Lomondside (CL) 25th Apr; one Dalzell Estate, Motherwell (CL) 26th Apr; one Auchincruive (AYRS) 28th Apr
Chiffchaff One North Ronaldsay (ORK) 18th Mar; 2 Helendale, Lerwick (SHET) 20th Mar; one Aignish, Lewis (OH) 22nd Mar; 4 Fair Isle 1st Apr; 14 present on Bressay (SHET) 3rd Apr; 10 on Fair Isle on 4th Apr One Monadh Mor, Black Isle (HIGH) 28th Mar; 6 at Kildary Loch (HIGH) 8th Apr Singles singing Catterline and Hazlehead, Aberdeen (both NES) on 27th Mar; one SWT Loch of the Lowes (P & K) 29th Mar? One singing Colinton Dell, Edinburgh (LOTH) 21st Mar; one singing Pitcox (LOTH) 23rd Mar; one singing Lake of Menteith (UF) 23rd Mar one singing Tweedbank (BORD) 26th Mar, 3 there on 27th; one Craigluscar NR (F) 28th Mar One Lochwinnoch RSPB (CL) 19th Mar; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 24th Mar; 2 singing Auchincruive and 2 singing Troon (both AYRS) on 25th Mar
Willow Warbler One Foula (SHET) 4th Apr; one Helendale, Lerwick (SHET) 5th Apr; one Finstown (ORK) 10th Apr; first Fair Isle 16th Apr One The Oa, Islay (ARG) 2nd Apr; one Loch na Dal, Skye (HIGH) 9th Apr; one Torvean, Inverness (HIGH) 14th Apr; one Baugh, Tiree (ARG) 16th Apr One Carnoustie (ANG) 4th Apr; one RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 15th Apr; first RSPB Loch of Strathbeg (NES) 16th Apr One Tweedbank (BORD) 29th Mar, another on 4th Apr; one Musselburgh Lagoons (LOTH) 7th Apr; 3 singing Skinflats, 2 Kinneil & one Craigforth, Stirling (all UF) all on 16th Apr; 10 singing Aberlady Bay (LOTH) 17th Apr One WWT Caerlaverock (D & G) 25th Mar; one reported Doonfoot (AYRS) 30th Mar; one Baron?s Haugh RSPB (CL) 2nd Apr; one Pow Burn (AYRS) 3rd Apr; one Lochwinnoch RSPB (CL) 3rd Apr; 2 Great Cumbrae (CLY ISL) 7th Apr; 4 Garnock Floods (AYRS) 8th Apr
Spotted Flycatcher 17 on Fair Isle 8th May; 3 on Out Skerries plus singles on Bressay & Unst (all SHET) all on 8th May One Abernethy Forest (HIGH) 9th May; one Strathy Wood, Ardross (HIGH) 10th May One RSPB Loch of Kinnordy (ANG) 6th May; one Cove (NES) 9th May; one Kinloss (M & N) 10th May First St Abb?s Head (BORD) 9th May One Galston (AYRS) 7th May
Pied Flycatcher 2 Fair Isle 30th Apr; 2 Norwick, Unst (SHET) 6th May; one Barra (OH) 8th May A female Carnan Mor, Tiree (ARG) 6th May ? only second spring record for Tiree One Cove (NES) 9th May A male Barns Ness (LOTH) 1st May, 2 on 9th May there; present St Abb?s Head (BORD) 9th May One Ayr (AYRS) 13th Apr; one RSPB Loch Ken (D & G) 14th Apr; one Inversnaid (CL) 26th Apr