Common Coot

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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
16/02/1972 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 20 Booth, C.G.
09/03/1972 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 5 Booth, C.G.
18/03/1972 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 A.K
22/05/1972 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Booth, C.G.
09/06/1973 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 John, A
09/06/1973 NR2259 Loch Gearach 0 John, A
09/06/1973 NR4065 Loch Lossit 0 John, A
09/06/1973 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 John, A
09/06/1973 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 7 John, A 3 chicks.
15/03/1974 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Clugston, D.L & Shenton, D.C
16/08/1975 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 3 Booth, C.G.
17/08/1975 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 4 Michael
17/08/1975 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Michael
25/01/1976 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 19 Booth, C.G.
28/02/1976 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 2 Clugston, D
08/03/1976 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 20 Ralph, S.E
21/03/1976 NR202602 Kilchiaran 1 Booth, C.G.
21/03/1976 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 24 Booth, C.G.
19/04/1976 NR2159 Loch Conailbhe 1 Ashby, C
01/05/1976 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Taylor, C.J
04/06/1976 NR2365 Loch Gorm 0 Glover, B.R
04/06/1976 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Glover, B.R
14/09/1976 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Elliott, R.E. Many.
31/10/1976 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 5 Robinson, S.T
28/01/1977 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 20 Rainier, Mrs
07/03/1977 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
10/03/1977 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Elliott, R.E.
21/05/1977 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
28/05/1977 NR4065 Loch Lossit 0 Elliott, R.E.
28/05/1977 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
09/06/1977 NR4065 Loch Lossit 2 Robinson, S.T
04/10/1977 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Batty, D & P Along coast between Bowmore and Bridgend.
06/10/1977 NR3966 Ballygrant 0 Batty, D & P Route past Lossit farm to coast, along to Loch Allan and back past Loch Ballygrant.
15/10/1977 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Elliott, R.E.
21/10/1977 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Andrew, D
19/11/1977 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 3 Robinson, S.T
14/03/1978 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 14 Bell, M.V
26/03/1978 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
30/03/1978 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
21/05/1978 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 Elliott, R.E.
22/05/1978 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
25/10/1978 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 7 Carr, G
27/01/1979 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Dougall, T
18/03/1979 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Elliott, R.E.
22/05/1979 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
07/06/1979 NR2259 Loch Gearach 2 University of Cambridge, Extra-Mural Studies.
03/03/1980 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 4 Coffey, P & L
12/03/1980 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
22/03/1980 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
26/03/1980 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Taylor, C
04/05/1980 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Williams, M
23/08/1980 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
13/09/1980 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 20 Bellak, J.G, Binnie, A & Walker, A.F.G
08/12/1980 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 28 Stroud, D
12/02/1981 NR4065 Loch Lossit 2 Sparks, P.H & G.M.B
20/03/1981 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Clugston, D.L & Wilson, M
03/06/1981 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 6 Robinson, S.T 3 adults, 2 chicks + 1 half grown.
23/12/1981 NR2755 Laggan Point 1 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
26/12/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 50 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Location either inland route to Ballygrant or Laggan Bay.
29/12/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 15 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Location either Bridgend & Loch Skerrols or Saligo Bay area.
19/03/1982 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Clugston, D Along the shore.
19/03/1982 NR3162 Carnain Pool 1 Clugston, D
19/03/1982 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Clugston, D Several.
10/09/1982 NR4065 Loch Lossit 0 Elliott, R.E.
29/10/1982 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Elliott, R.E.
06/03/1983 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Elliott, R.E.
28/06/1985 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Carter, N
02/01/1986 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 12 Elliott, R.E.
22/02/1986 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Butterworth, P
01/04/1986 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Shaw, Mr & Mrs
01/04/1986 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Shaw, Mr & Mrs
04/05/1986 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Palk, R.H
01/06/1986 NR3162 Carnain 1 Boulton, K
13/12/1986 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Elliott, R.E.
06/02/1987 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Elliott, R.E.
13/03/1987 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Clugston, Johnstone & Wilkinson
18/10/1987 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Porteous, M
20/08/1993 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Robinson, P.
30/10/1993 NR4065 Loch Lossit 0 Prytherch, R.J. singles
30/10/1993 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Prytherch, R.J. singles
05/11/1993 NR3360 Gartmain, Loch Indaal 1 Phillips, M. Feeding in burn mouth.
26/01/1994 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 5 Ogilvie, M.A.
12/02/1994 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 4 Hogg, A.
09/10/1994 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Davidson, Mr & Mrs H.
28/10/1994 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Hogg, J.
06/11/1994 NR4066 Loch nan Cadhan 1 Newton, P. & A.R.
20/10/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
06/11/1995 NR4066 Loch nan Cadhan 2 Johnson, C.
23/11/1995 NR4066 Loch nan Cadhan 2 Unknown visitor
24/01/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
28/01/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
21/02/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
05/03/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
13/03/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
29/10/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Harding, M. & C.
02/11/1996 NR4066 Loch nan Cadhan 1 Johnson, C.
06/11/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
09/02/1997 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 Chappell, R.
14/02/1997 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
16/02/1997 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Clugston, D.
16/02/1997 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 Clugston, D.
24/04/1997 NR4066 Loch nan Cadhan 1 Hutcheson, M.
17/08/1997 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Rae, S.
02/03/1998 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Johnson, C.
18/11/1998 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Butterworth, K.
20/12/1998 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 Local resident
24/02/1999 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
02/05/1999 NR3162 Carnain 1 Shakespeare, A.W.
02/05/1999 NR3162 Carnain, Loch Indaal 1 Shakespeare, A.W.
04/05/1999 NR3362 Bridgend 1 RSPB
12/11/1999 NR4066 Loch nan Cadhan 1 Whitehouse, A.
30/12/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
02/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. On floods
02/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
13/01/2000 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Medland, B., & Dyer, M.
14/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
16/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. On floods
16/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
16/01/2000 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Medland, B., & Dyer, M.
19/02/2000 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. On floods
01/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
06/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
08/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. On floods
14/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. On floods
21/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. On floods
23/10/2000 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Hogg, J., & James, P.
23/10/2000 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Hogg, J., & James, P.
18/02/2001 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Barrhead, D. Usual single bird.
25/06/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
28/09/2002 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
30/09/2002 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 1 RSPB
21/10/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Sutton, R., & FSC
22/10/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
24/10/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Stephens, M.
26/10/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Phillips, M. and to 3.11.02
27/10/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
27/10/2002 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 3 Stephens, M.
28/10/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
30/10/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
31/10/2002 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
03/11/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
05/11/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
17/11/2002 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Clark, I & L
24/11/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
25/11/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
27/12/2002 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 6 Richards, B.
17/02/2003 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 4 Clugston, D.
12/02/2004 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 4 Glasgow RSPB
19/02/2004 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 T ap Rheinalt
29/03/2005 NR3966 Ballygrant 1 Whitehouse, A
11/09/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
14/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
17/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
18/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
23/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
08/11/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
31/10/2009 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Paul Kenyon
04/11/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
05/11/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 How