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Species / Subspecies
Recording Area
cuckoo in flight
  • nbsp;Cuckoo in flight
  • Cuckoo
  • 10-05-2019
  • Bill Brown
  • Scotland
  • Borders
cuckoo in flight: nbsp;Cuckoo in flight, Cuckoo, 10-05-2019, Bill Brown, Scotland, Borders
Reed Warbler
  • 19-05-2019
  • Mark Wilkinson
  • Seafield Pond
  • Belhaven Bay
  • Lothian
Reed Warbler: 19-05-2019, Mark Wilkinson, Seafield Pond, Belhaven Bay, Lothian
Singing male
  • 28-04-2019
  • Angus Hogg
  • Gruinart Bay
  • Islay
  • Argyll
Redshank: 28-04-2019, Angus Hogg, Gruinart Bay, Islay, Argyll
Chough and Jackdaw
  • Chough
  • 29-04-2019
  • Angus Hogg
  • Kilchoman
  • Islay
  • Argyll
Chough and Jackdaw: Chough, 29-04-2019, Angus Hogg, Kilchoman, Islay, Argyll
Wood Warbler
  • 12-05-2019
  • Angus Hogg
  • Ness Glen
  • East Ayrshire
  • Ayrshire
Wood Warbler: 12-05-2019, Angus Hogg, Ness Glen, East Ayrshire, Ayrshire
Ness Glen is now almost the only reliable site for this species in Ayrshire.
  • 10-05-2019
  • Angus Hogg
  • Croy
  • South Ayrshire
  • Ayrshire
Whitethroat: 10-05-2019, Angus Hogg, Croy, South Ayrshire, Ayrshire
Curlew in the heather
  • Curlew
  • 10-05-2019
  • Maisie Welsh
  • Private
  • Dumfries and Galloway
Curlew in the heather: Curlew, 10-05-2019, Maisie Welsh, Private, Dumfries and Galloway
Willow Warbler
  • 10-05-2019
  • Maisie Welsh
  • Private
  • Dumfries and Galloway
Willow Warbler: 10-05-2019, Maisie Welsh, Private, Dumfries and Galloway
Glaucous Gull
  • 03-05-2019
  • Brian D. Henderson
  • Quendale
  • Shetland
Glaucous Gull: 03-05-2019, Brian D. Henderson, Quendale, Shetland
  • Great Skua
  • 04-05-2019
  • Brian D. Henderson
  • St Ninian's Isle
  • Shetland
Bonxies: Great Skua, 04-05-2019, Brian D. Henderson, St Ninian's Isle, Shetland
Common Redpoll
  • Mealy Redpoll
  • 01-05-2019
  • Brian D. Henderson
  • Halligarth
  • Unst
  • Shetland
Common Redpoll: Mealy Redpoll, 01-05-2019, Brian D. Henderson, Halligarth, Unst, Shetland
  • 30-04-2019
  • Brian D. Henderson
  • Burn of Sandgarth
  • Shetland
Waxwing: 30-04-2019, Brian D. Henderson, Burn of Sandgarth, Shetland


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