Eurasian Blackcap

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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 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 7 Verrall, K
1976 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 6 Verrall, K
1977 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 6 Verrall, K
10/10/1972 NR2053 Easter Ellister 2 Dawson, R Pair feeding in sycamores.
27/10/1973 NR3445 Cairnmore 1 Booth, C.G. killed at window
21/12/1973 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 1 Verrall, K Male.
17/11/1974 NR3445 Cairn Cott garden 1 Booth, C.G.
17/08/1975 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 Michael Female/ imm.
28/10/1975 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 1 P.S
04/06/1976 NR3160 Power Station, Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Glover, B.R Singing in bushes.
18/09/1976 NR3059 Bowmore 0 Rooze, P.M
15/10/1976 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Brown, K
19/10/1976 NR1651 Orsay 1 Unknown Imm. female.
19/10/1976 NR1651 Orsay 1 Unknown Imm. male.
11/06/1977 NR5381 Loch Tarbert, Jura 1 Roworth, P
16/10/1977 NR2558 Rhinns Lighthouse 1 Booth, C.G. killed at light -70mm wing
21/10/1977 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 Andrew, D Male by burn.
30/04/1983 NR3363 Loch Skerrols Wood 2 Copley, B & N Pair.
23/06/1985 NR3362 River Sorn, Bridgend 2 Elliott, R.E. Male + female collecting caterpillars near footbridge.
17/06/1986 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Elliott, R.E. NW of Islay House.
17/10/1987 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Griffin, M Female.
06/11/1987 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Averis, B Male.
06/11/1987 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 RSPB Volunteers Male.
02/06/1992 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Whitworth, J. M
04/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Johnson, C.
04/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Newton, P. & A.R. M seen. at Gid ref.349624
05/05/1993 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 0 Johnson, C.
06/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Smith, N.A. Pr heard singing nr Islay Hse.
07/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Johnson, C.
07/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Bennion, J. M singing
10/05/1993 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Bennion, J. Singing
15/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Bennion, J.
02/06/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Whitworth, J. M
07/06/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Bleaney, M.F. Singing at 339625
28/07/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Harding, M.C. & J. F perched in bush- russet cap.
23/10/1993 NR2965 Coullabus 1 Carr, G. M
24/10/1993 NR2560 Coultorsay 1 Travis, C. F
24/10/1993 NR4347 Kildalton 1 Jeffrey, G. F very close to road and beach. Flock of Long-tailed Tits and Bullfinch nearby.
25/10/1993 NR2560 Coultorsay 1 Travis, C.
26/10/1993 NR2560 Coultorsay 1 Travis, C.
07/11/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Johnson, C. F in centre of wood in new larch patch
03/05/1994 NR3362 Islay House 1 Johnson, C. M
22/05/1994 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 ap Rheinallt, T. MM. Bridgend - Stone Cott
25/06/1994 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Blackburn, J. M singing heard
25/10/1994 NR2667 Kilchoman Schoolhouse, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Milne, A.J. F in garden (actually Kilchoman Schoolhouse, but at Gruinart!)
05/11/1994 NR2257 Bolsay 1 ap Rheinallt, T. M
16/02/1995 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Unknown visitor M
19/05/1995 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing M
15/10/1995 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 1 ap Rheinallt, T. M
22/10/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
24/10/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB MM
01/11/1995 NR4168 Keills 1 Phillips, M. M with Redwings
03/11/1995 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 Phillips, M. M
12/11/1995 NR4065 Lossit Lodge 1 Unknown visitor F
08/12/1995 NR3056 Island House 1 Wilkes, T. M
08/12/1995 NR2855 Laggan 1 Wilkes, T.
12/05/1996 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Gordon, J. singing
25/05/1996 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Wells, P.S. Males in song, nr mouth of R Sorn
27/05/1996 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Wells, P.S. Male in song
09/06/1996 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Bleaney, M.F. F
20/01/1997 NR3362 Islay House 1 Unknown visitor
20/04/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Unknown visitor
20/04/1997 NR3362 Islay House 1 Hutcheson, M. M singing
25/04/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Hutcheson, M. 2 singing MM
04/05/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 McGough, M. & P. Singing MM
03/06/1997 NR3362 River Sorn, Bridgend 1 Smith, C.
06/06/1997 NR4650 Ardmore 1 Smith, C.
22/10/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 James, P.
30/10/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB M
04/11/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
24/07/1998 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Cook, A.S. M singing
24/07/1998 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Local resident Male sometimes in song.
12/11/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 2 Butterworth, K. MM
12/11/1998 NR4267 Loch Allan 2 Butterworth, K. 2 male in rowan tree by path.
13/11/1998 NR3445 Kilnaughton 1 Jones, J. M
13/11/1998 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Travis, C. Male at cemetery.
04/05/1999 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Shakespeare, A.W. Singing
05/05/1999 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Shakespeare, A.W. Singing
15/05/1999 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing
19/05/1999 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Whitehouse, A. Singing
14/06/1999 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 ap Rheinallt, T. Inc. 2 singing MM
19/09/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
27/09/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 2 Whitehouse, A. Last record
05/10/1999 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Whitehouse, A.
17/10/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
18/10/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 4 Whitehouse, A.
29/10/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/11/1999 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Travis, C.
01/11/1999 NR4346 Loch an t-Sailein 1 Travis, C. In willow scrub
01/11/1999 NR4346 Loch an t-Sailein 1 Travis, C., & Jones, J.
28/04/2000 NR2873 Traigh Nostaig 1 ap Rheinallt, T. F in rubbish dump
04/05/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Whitehouse, A. 2 prs
13/05/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Whitehouse, A. Singing birds
13/05/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 4 ap Rheinallt, T. Inc 3 singing MM
20/05/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing M
20/05/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing MM
20/05/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing MM
20/05/2000 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
31/05/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Edwards, P.N.
30/06/2000 NR3362 Bridgend 1 RSPB staff
24/07/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Whitehouse, A. M
14/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. M
02/11/2000 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 1 Roberts, P. Lagg
02/11/2000 NR5978 Lagg Bay, Jura 1 Roberts, P. F
03/11/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Roberts, P.
03/11/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Roberts, P. M
12/11/2000 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M. Male; present around feeder until 4/12.
30/12/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Roberts, P.
30/12/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Reavey, C. M
13/04/2001 NR2965 Coullabus 1 Roberts, P.
12/05/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
19/05/2001 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 James, D. Nr. wooden footbridge over R. Sorn.
25/05/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing
25/05/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
25/05/2001 NR2965 Erasaid 1 Bleaney, M.F. Singing
26/05/2001 NR3357 Tallant Wood 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing
26/05/2001 NR3357 Loch Tallant, Laggan 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing
25/06/2001 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 Butterworth, K. In woods above post office.
26/06/2001 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Butterworth, K.
26/06/2001 NR4863 Jura House, Jura 1 Butterworth, K.
08/07/2001 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Cubitt, M. Male singing.
24/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 8 Holmes, J. & C. Mixed sex.
24/04/2002 NR3445 Kilnaughton 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
28/04/2002 NR4267 Loch Allan 2 ap Rheinallt, T. singing
01/05/2002 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Ellisdon, D. Singing.
02/05/2002 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Ellisdon, D. Singing.
04/05/2002 NR3462 River Sorn, Newton 6 ap Rheinallt, T. singing birds along Sorn between rd and NR352625
11/05/2002 NR4369 Port Askaig 2 ap Rheinallt, T. singing
26/05/2002 NR4348 Ardilistry Bay woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
28/05/2002 NR4368 Dunlossit Woods 1 Cairns, Francis & Marter
20/06/2002 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Greenwood, A.
09/08/2002 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Whitehouse, A. Calling
01/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 McKay, C.R.
01/10/2002 NR4262 Beinn na Cille 1 Johnson, M. & S. M
22/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 McKay, C.R.
23/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 2 McKay, C.R.
06/11/2002 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Phillips, M. F/juv in hotel garden
11/05/2004 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 T ap Rheinalt Singing MM
15/10/2004 NR2064 Coull Farm 2 Peter Swallow (BT) Male & female
16/10/2004 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Peter Swallow (BT) male feeding on rose hips.
17/10/2004 NR2064 Coull Farm 1 Peter Swallow (BT) male
22/10/2004 NR2064 Coull Farm 1 Peter Swallow (BT) Male
25/10/2004 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 RAF Bird Club M
26/10/2004 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 RAF Bird Club M
29/10/2004 NR2464 Sunderland 1 C R McKay M
22/04/2005 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J Male.
09/05/2006 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
24/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
25/04/2007 NR4167 Kilslevan 1 Gill, P
25/04/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
22/04/2010 NR357634 Bridgend 1 Gill, P & N
11/05/2010 NR435475 Kildalton 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
19/05/2010 NR352624 Bridgend Woods 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
27/05/2010 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Carl Reavey singing
08/06/2011 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Mark & Sally Johnson Female
12/06/2011 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend 0 Mark & Sally Johnson Male
14/06/2011 NR6386 Lussa Bay, Jura 2 Mark & Sally Johnson Suuny (mostly)
15/06/2011 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 5 Mark & Sally Johnson 4 males, 1 female
15/06/2011 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Mark & Sally Johnson