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Species / Subspecies
Recording Area
August 2019
  • 03-08-2019
  • David Abraham
  • Motherwell
  • Clyde
Jackdaw: 03-08-2019, David Abraham, Motherwell, Clyde
August 2019
Purple Sandpiper washed off its rock
  • Purple Sandpiper
  • 05-08-2019
  • John Anderson
  • Fife Ness
  • Fife
Purple Sandpiper washed off its rock: Purple Sandpiper, 05-08-2019, John Anderson, Fife Ness, Fife
The first of this species for the site, still in breeding plumage
August 2005
Lesser black-backed Gull, with deformed bill, tongue growing out below
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • 05-08-19
  • David McNee
  • Duddingston
  • Lothian
Lesser black-backed Gull, with deformed bill, tongue growing out below: Lesser Black-backed Gull, 05-08-19, David McNee, Duddingston, Lothian
August 2019
Spotted Redshank juvenile
  • Spotted Redshank
  • 12-08-2019
  • Alan Brown
  • Musselburgh lagoons
  • Lothian
Spotted Redshank juvenile: Spotted Redshank, 12-08-2019, Alan Brown, Musselburgh lagoons, Lothian
August 2019
Young visitor
  • nbsp;
  • Mediterranean Gull
  • 05-08-2019
  • John Nadin
  • East Wemyss
  • Fife
Young visitor: nbsp;, Mediterranean Gull, 05-08-2019, John Nadin, East Wemyss, Fife
ringed in June in the Netherlands
August 2019
Knot at Doonfoot
  • Knot
  • 05-08-2019
  • Angus Hogg
  • Doonfoot
  • Ayrshire
Knot at Doonfoot: Knot, 05-08-2019, Angus Hogg, Doonfoot, Ayrshire
June 2019
  • 25-06-2019
  • Sandra Japs
  • Liberton
  • Lothian
Sparrowhawk: 25-06-2019, Sandra Japs, Liberton, Lothian
Our local female sparrowhawk who is a regular visitor.
April 2019
Sparrowhawk Male
  • Sparrowhawk
  • 05-04-2019
  • Douglas Connery
  • Ringford Dumfries & Galloway
  • Dumfries and Galloway
Sparrowhawk Male: Sparrowhawk, 05-04-2019, Douglas Connery, Ringford Dumfries & Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway
May 2019
Common Buzzard
  • Buzzard
  • 17-05-2019
  • Angus Hogg
  • near Ayr
  • Ayrshire
Common Buzzard: Buzzard, 17-05-2019, Angus Hogg, near Ayr, Ayrshire
July 2019
Juvenile Common Sandpiper
  • Common Sandpiper
  • 21-07-2019
  • Sean Morris
  • Kinloch
  • Isle of Rum
  • Highland
Juvenile Common Sandpiper: Common Sandpiper, 21-07-2019, Sean Morris, Kinloch, Isle of Rum, Highland
July 2019
Common Gulls at High Tide Roost
  • Common Gull
  • 21-07-2019
  • Sean Morris
  • Kinloch
  • Isle of Rum
  • Highland
Common Gulls at High Tide Roost: Common Gull, 21-07-2019, Sean Morris, Kinloch, Isle of Rum, Highland
June 2019
  • 09-06-2019
  • Sean Morris
  • Kilmory
  • Isle of Rum
  • Highland
Dunlin: 09-06-2019, Sean Morris, Kilmory, Isle of Rum, Highland


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