Blue Fulmar

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This species has been recorded at locations shown on this map.

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Red dots on the maps indicate individual records with an accuracy of 1 km or better. Black squares are centred in those 10 km squares of the national grid in which there is at least one record at 10 km accuracy.

Date Gridref Site Quantity Recorder Comment
1975 NR5164 Sannaig, Jura 0 Youngson, P Colony. Recorded by W McDonald.
1981 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Brathay Exploration Group 21 ledges occupied on inland cliffs. Breeding success not monitored.
08/07/1949 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 2 R.V
08/07/1949 NR37 Islay (north): Killinallan to Bolsay 0 R.V Over 100 pairs NW cliffs.
17/08/1957 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Walker, A.F.G Estimated minimum 80 pairs between Saligo and Sanaig.
30/03/1971 NR0101 From ferry 0 Morgan, G
18/03/1972 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 A.K
18/03/1972 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 A.K
18/03/1972 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 0 A.K
14/06/1972 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Rogers, J & Wingrove
14/05/1973 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Pearce, J & K
09/06/1973 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 John, A
09/06/1973 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 0 John, A 20 pairs.
09/06/1973 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 70 John, A
27/11/1973 NR2169 Ton Lagain 20 Pratt, J
20/03/1974 NR2940 Beinn Mhor, RSPB The Oa 30 Davies, M & Heubeck, M On cliff ledges.
30/06/1974 NR1851 Cnoc Undail 9 Payne, K Sea watch.
30/06/1974 NR1651 Port Wemyss 5 Payne, K
04/07/1974 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 11 Payne, K
24/08/1974 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 20 Barden, P
17/08/1975 NR2066 Saligo Bay 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR2371 Ton Mhor 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR2063 Machir Bay 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Michael
20/08/1975 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 303 Allen, M.J, Bently, M & Peters, A
08/03/1976 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR1856 Lossit 50 Ralph, S.E 25 pairs.
08/03/1976 NR2061 Dun Chrosprig 1 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR2371 Sanaigmore Bay 30 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 10 Ralph, S.E
06/09/1976 NR2162 Creag Mhor, Kilchoman 0 Elliott, R.E.
31/10/1976 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Robinson, S.T
08/03/1977 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 0 Elliott, R.E.
11/03/1977 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 Elliott, R.E. On cliffs
11/03/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E.
17/03/1977 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Elliott, R.E. Nesting along old cliff line.
22/05/1977 NR2169 Ton Lagain, RSPB Smaull 0 Elliott, R.E.
23/05/1977 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 Elliott, R.E.
25/05/1977 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E.
29/05/1977 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Elliott, R.E. Near to monument. Nesting in large stack and few on main cliff.
01/06/1977 NR1755 Lossit Bay 0 Elliott, R.E. Cliffs at south side.
06/07/1977 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 40 Unknown 40 pairs.
19/11/1977 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 12 Robinson, S.T On nesting ledges.
01/03/1978 NR3044 Glenastle, RSPB The Oa 0 Meakin, A Common on W coast below Glenastle.
31/03/1978 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E. Flying and in pairs on nest sites.
15/05/1978 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E. Southward, occ. flying left and right.
15/05/1978 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E.
23/05/1978 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E. many
24/10/1978 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Carr, G Sighting between Craigens and Ardnave Point.
19/02/1979 NR2163 Kilchoman 50 Andrew, D
19/02/1979 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 0 Andrew, D Numbers on the cliffs.
22/03/1979 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 0 Elliott, R.E. Many around S cliffs.
28/05/1979 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E. many
20/03/1980 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 Elliott, R.E. Nesting
23/03/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E.
24/08/1980 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E. One has yellow patch on left side of lower neck. Some on sea.
24/08/1980 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E. Many flying around. A few on nest sites.
28/08/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E. Many to SE and N.
28/08/1980 NR1755 Lossit Bay 0 Elliott, R.E. several
10/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1217 Unknown Seen during 5 hours of watching.
13/09/1980 NR0101 From ferry 0 Bellak, J.G, Binnie, A & Walker, A.F.G Odd birds seen from ferry and off Islay.
16/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 161 Unknown Seen during 3 hours of watching.
17/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 217 Unknown Seen during 3 hour watch.
14/02/1981 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 25 Sparks, P.H & G.M.B SW corner of bay. Some birds sitting on ledges in pairs.
18/03/1981 NR3341 Rubha na Meise Baine, Oa 0 Elliott, R.E.
20/03/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Clugston, D.L & Wilson, M
30/03/1981 NR2153 Port Gleannagaoidh 2 Elliott, R.E. On nest site, south side.
17/05/1981 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Elliott, R.E.
19/05/1981 NR2744 Dun an Faithich, RSPB The Oa 0 Elliott, R.E. On north and south cliffs and on headland
21/05/1981 NR2947 Creagach Point, RSPB The Oa 0 Elliott, R.E. Many between Creagach point and Slochd Maol Doiridh
21/05/1981 NR2947 Creagach Point, RSPB The Oa 100 Elliott, R.E. W side of point. 50 pairs.
21/05/1981 NR2845 Lower Glen Astle, RSPB The Oa 0 Elliott, R.E. A few in the first bay to the north of Glen Astle.
21/05/1981 NR3148 Port Alsaig 0 Elliott, R.E. NR308480 on coast from Kintra to Rubha Mor.
21/05/1981 NR2948 Rubha Mor, Oa 0 Elliott, R.E. Many pairs, also along coastline to the east.
23/05/1981 NR1755 Port Froige 0 Elliott, R.E. Some. SW from Port Froige to NR168547.
25/05/1981 NR1856 Lossit 0 Elliott, R.E. A few on the cliffs.
28/05/1981 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 38 Robinson, S.T On nesting ledges.
04/06/1981 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 100 Robinson, S.T On cliffs near American Monument.
30/08/1981 NR1864 Coul Point 227 Newton, S.F Count in 2 hours.
26/12/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 4 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Location either inland route to Ballygrant or Laggan Bay.
16/02/1982 NR1864 Coul Point 0 Elliott, R.E. Many soaring around cliffs
19/03/1982 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Clugston, D
04/09/1982 NR0101 From ferry 0 Smith, M Many between Gigha and Port Askaig.
04/09/1982 NR4370 Sound of Islay 0 Smith, M Singles and pairs.
09/03/1983 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E. Many left and right
24/05/1983 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 Elliott, R.E.
01/06/1983 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E.
07/04/1984 NR3374 Gortantaoid Point 0 Elliott, R.E. Came in from sea and occupied ledge.
10/04/1984 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Elliott, R.E. On ledges and soaring on reverse current
20/05/1984 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Elliott, R.E. Flying inland
28/05/1984 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E.
30/05/1985 NR2841 Port nan Gallan, RSPB The Oa 0 Elliott, R.E.
01/06/1985 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Elliott, R.E. Cliffs.
06/09/1985 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E. Abundant.
19/09/1985 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Elliott, R.E. To S.
25/04/1986 NR1758 Rubha Ghlamraidh 0 Elliott, R.E. Few.
04/05/1986 NR1651 Orsay 2 Dawson, J & Still, L NW and N point.
04/05/1986 NR1651 Orsay 6 Dawson, J & Still, L South point.
25/05/1986 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E. Port Carraig Sgairn. Carrying food to nest sites.
27/05/1986 NR3251 Islay Airport 1 Elliott, R.E. Gliding over beach.
11/06/1986 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E.
02/07/1986 NR1758 Rubha Ghlamraidh 0 Elliott, R.E.
05/07/1986 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J Kilchoman and Loch Gorm area.
10/07/1986 NR2875 Nave Island 40 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
12/07/1986 NR3777 Mala Bholsa 15 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
14/07/1986 NR2066 Saligo 10 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
15/07/1986 NR2066 Saligo 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J On walk N to Traigh Bhan.
21/07/1986 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Youngs, T On loop from Port Charlotte to Kilchiaran to Kilchoman to Kentraw to Port Charlotte.
22/07/1986 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 3 Youngs, T
25/07/1986 NR2741 Bruthach Mor, RSPB The Oa 0 Youngs, T
15/08/1986 NR3342 Port an Eas 0 Elliott, R.E.
06/09/1986 NR1864 Coul Point 0 Elliott, R.E. Many
27/11/1986 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 10 Taris Pirot(s) Monval
14/02/1987 NR2755 Laggan Point 1 Elliott, R.E.
13/03/1987 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Clugston, Johnstone & Wilkinson On cliffs.
14/03/1987 NR2063 Machir Bay 0 Jardine, D.C & J
14/03/1987 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E.
01/08/1987 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Collis, M.G
09/08/1987 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E. Few.
11/10/1987 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 Hamilton, F
17/10/1987 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Griffin, M Reasonable numbers.
01/02/2005 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 Wright, S.J & Puolakka, T.K
14/03/2005 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Grant, G
14/03/2005 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 0 Grant, G
17/11/2005 NR26 The Rhinns 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
15/07/2007 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 4 Douch, P
15/07/2007 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 Douch, P