Canada Goose

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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
1981 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown Occasional singles with whitefronts and barnacles. All large races. One summered Loch Gruinart.
31/10/1964 NR3058 Ronnachmore 2 Ogilvie, M.A. One dark bird, one very pale with almost white breast.
18/03/1972 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 A.K Large form.
19/03/1972 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 3 Ogilvie, M.A. Between Bowmore- Laggan bridge- Bridgend.
12/11/1972 NR2967 Craigens 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
26/02/1973 NR3559 Mulindry 3 Smout, C Mulindry- Cluanach area.
29/09/1973 NR3897 Loch an Sgoltaire, Colonsay 48 Harling, J
15/11/1975 NR3460 Sleive 1 Oliver, M
21/10/1977 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 Andrew, D With whitefronts.
21/10/1977 NR3564 Eorrabus 1 Andrew, D Large bird with whitefronts.
28/05/1978 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 5 Robinson, S.T
28/10/1979 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 1 Robinson, S.T
03/03/1980 NR3362 Islay House 1 Coffey, P & L
15/03/1980 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Fellows, R & G.W
13/09/1980 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Bellak, J.G, Binnie, A & Walker, A.F.G
14/09/1980 NR2755 Laggan Point 1 Unknown Walk from Bowmore- Gartbreck- Laggan Point- Bridge House & back to Bowmore.
24/12/1980 NR3664 Esknish 1 Stroud, D
25/12/1980 NR3664 Esknish 1 Stroud, D
26/12/1980 NR3659 Cluanach 1 Stroud, D
21/03/1982 NR3559 Mulindry 1 Clarke, A Amongst barnacles.
30/12/1983 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Degnan, L Large. With whitefronts.
22/02/1986 NR26 The Rhinns 5 Butterworth, P
04/05/1986 NR2259 Loch Gearach 4 Palk, R.H
11/10/1987 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Hamilton, F With barnacles.
12/10/1987 NR2967 Loch Gruinart SE 0 Hawkins, D.A
17/10/1987 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Griffin, M Small dark bird.
18/10/1987 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Porteous, M
01/11/1987 NR2766 Grainel, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Averis, B
17/11/2002 NR2464 Sunderland 1 Clark, I & L
17/11/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 Clark, I & L
17/01/2003 NR279677 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO13 7 RSPB Gruinart staff farmland birds
26/01/2003 NR271668 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO34 1 RSPB Gruinart staff Richardson.
07/02/2003 NR280675 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO18 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
13/02/2003 NR271668 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO34 1 RSPB Gruinart staff Richardsons
07/04/2003 NR279677 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO13 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
05/10/2003 NR280684 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO81 2 RSPB Gruinart staff
06/10/2003 NR280671 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO25 1 RSPB Gruinart staff RSPB goose count
14/10/2003 NR280675 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO18 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
15/10/2003 NR281678 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO14 1 RSPB Gruinart staff RSPB goose count
19/10/2003 NR284685 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO80 2 RSPB Gruinart staff
22/10/2003 NR284685 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO80 1 RSPB Gruinart staff RSPB goose count
09/12/2003 NR287742 Ardnave: Compt AN28 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
18/12/2003 NR277689 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO05 1 RSPB Gruinart staff RSPB goose count (Hutchinsii)
01/01/2004 NR3559 Mulindry 2 B Richards 2 medium + 2 hybrids with Barnacle
14/01/2004 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Gruinart staff RSPB goose count, Hutchinsii
23/01/2004 NR3559 Mulindry 2 J McCallum +2 Barnacles and 2 hybrids
08/02/2004 NR3559 Mulindry 1 P Wisniewski Small
12/02/2004 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 4 Glasgow RSPB
15/02/2004 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Glasgow RSPB
20/02/2004 NR2766 Grainel, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Gruinart staff RSPB goose count. Hutchinsii
10/04/2004 NR2766 Grainel, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Gruinart staff Small dark canada goose with clear throat line Taverners goose?
14/04/2004 NR2867 Gruinart merse, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 J How RSPB 2 parvipes, 2 canada cross barnacle
19/04/2004 NR2769 Leckgruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 C R McKay Small to mediium
06/10/2004 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J How RSPB Goose count Hutchinsii
07/10/2004 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 J How RSPB Goose count Hutchinsii
08/10/2004 NR2967 Loch Gruinart SE 2 T ap Rheinalt Both hutchinsii type
18/10/2004 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J How RSPB Hutchinsii
20/10/2004 NR2867 Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 T ap Rheinalt Hutchinsii type
22/10/2004 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J How RSPB Goose count Hutchinsii
22/10/2004 NR2766 Grainel, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J How RSPB Goose count Hutchinsii
24/10/2004 NR2063 Machir Bay 5 RAF Bird Club
26/10/2004 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Julie Hogg (BT) with Barnacles
27/10/2004 NR2872 Tayovullin 3 Julie Hogg (BT) 3 together with Barnacles
28/10/2004 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 2 Julie Hogg (BT) near hide with Barnacles
28/10/2004 NR3262 Bridgend Merse, Loch Indaal 4 Julie Hogg (BT) together in Barnacle flock
29/10/2004 NR2163 Kilchoman 3 Julie Hogg (BT) 3 with Barnacle Geese
01/12/2004 NR2263 Rockside 1 A Greenwood Small race
01/12/2004 NR2263 Rockside 3 Greenwood, A Small race.
29/12/2004 NR3464 Octovullin 1 B Richards Small
07/02/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
09/02/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
13/02/2005 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Hogg, A Small. Richardson's?
14/02/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Wisniewski, P
14/02/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Wisniewski, P & Cheetham, J Small race, with barnacles.
22/02/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
15/05/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
25/09/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 How, J.
05/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
11/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
12/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
14/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
18/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
23/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
28/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
03/11/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
15/11/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
16/11/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
18/11/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
05/12/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Fotheringham, C.
13/12/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
21/12/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
08/01/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
19/01/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
30/01/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
03/02/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
10/02/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
01/03/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
15/03/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
31/03/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
20/04/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
09/05/2006 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
22/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
23/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
27/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
28/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
29/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
31/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
02/11/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
13/11/2006 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J Small race.
20/04/2007 NR2873 Ardnave 1 How, J.
23/04/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 3 How, J.
22/01/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Fotheringham farmland birds
19/10/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
22/04/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
08/05/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 4 How Big feral type from Colonsay?
17/05/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
03/12/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor small race
20/12/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor small race
13/05/2010 NR213642 Kilchoman 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
21/10/2010 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 4 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J