Common Merganser

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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
25/04/1973 NR3461 Claggan 2 Verrall, K. a pair
25/04/1973 NR3664 River Sorn 2 Verrall, K Pair. Also there 28/4.
30/11/1973 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Hobson, B Male.
30/11/1973 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Hobson, B. M
15/03/1974 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 2 Clugston, D.L & Shenton, D.C
18/03/1974 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 1 Clugston, D. pair (SB 8:8)
26/10/1975 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 Remet, M. male with Mergansers
04/04/1976 NR2053 Easter Ellister 0 Griffin, J
15/10/1977 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Elliott, R.E. male.
15/10/1977 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Elliott, R.E.
22/12/1977 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Green, T., Henderson, M.
22/10/1978 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Carr, G Male.
03/03/1980 NR3056 River Laggan (unspecified) 0 Coffey, P & L
09/03/1980 NR2955 Lower River Laggan 1 Coffey Bros
08/02/1982 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Elliott, R.E.
09/02/1982 NR2969 Bun-an-uillt, Loch Gruinart 1 Elliott, R.E. male.
20/02/1982 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Party a female
28/02/1982 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 2 Markham, M. a pair
28/02/1982 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 2 Markham, S
01/06/1986 NR5381 Loch Tarbert, Jura 2 Chanin, P Male.
11/06/1986 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 1 Lang, D.C Male.
11/06/1986 NR3056 River Laggan (unspecified) 2 Lang, D.C Pair.
11/06/1986 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 Lang, D.C Pair.
22/10/1986 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Elliott, R.E.
22/01/1994 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 1 Nattress, B. M at Inverlussa, Jura
13/12/1996 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 1 Ogilvie, M.A. Pr (D Gilbert)
07/01/1997 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 1 Ogilvie, M.A. F
08/01/1997 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Redhead; found D. Gilbert
29/10/1997 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 2 Richardson, D.
20/11/1998 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Butterworth, K. F
20/11/1998 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Butterworth, K. Female amongst mallard, tufted duck.
18/12/1998 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Bleaney, M.F. M
18/12/1998 NR2955 Lower River Laggan 1 Bleaney, M.F. M
20/12/1998 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Local resident Male at mouth of Margadale River.
20/12/1998 NR4073 Margadale River 1 Cook, A.S. At mouth
01/08/1999 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Moulting female
02/08/1999 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Moulting female
04/08/1999 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. F
26/11/1999 NR4071 Loch Staoisha 1 Braithwaite, R. & M. M
09/02/2000 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Whitehouse, A. F and on 11th
28/03/2000 NR3867 Loch Finlaggan 1 Bird, S. & R. Red-head
10/04/2000 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 2 Unknown visitor Males on sea
01/04/2001 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 1 ap Rheinallt, T. F; Ardnahoe L.
04/02/2004 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 P Wisniewski M
14/04/2004 NR3353 Loch Dhomhnuill 1 C R McKay F
12/02/2005 NR4551 Kintour 1 Clugston, D Female on river, half a mile from sea.
14/11/2005 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
16/11/2005 NR3545 Port Ellen 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
17/04/2008 NR2942 Kinnabus, RSPB The Oa 1 Chris Keys male
05/07/2010 NR2873 Ardnave 1 Ian Forbes Male