Eurasian Bullfinch

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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 5 Verrall, K
1976 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Verrall, K
1977 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Verrall, K
1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB Territories
18/03/1972 NR4347 Kildalton 1 A.K
09/06/1973 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 John, A Pair.
02/06/1975 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 2 Davies, G Male + female.
12/06/1975 NR57 Jura (central south): Ardfernal to Lagg 1 Davies, G Female.
01/09/1975 NR5472 Corran River, Jura 4 Youngson, P
30/09/1975 NR4550 Tallant; Ardmore 2 Booth, C.G.
15/11/1975 NR4347 Kildalton 3 Oliver, M
04/04/1976 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Griffin, J
01/05/1976 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 2 Taylor, C.J Pair.
17/11/1976 NR3363 Eallabus 4 Booth, C.G.
07/03/1977 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Elliott, R.E. Near woods.
13/03/1977 NR4551 Kintour 0 Elliott, R.E.
19/03/1977 NR4346 Loch an t-Sailein 0 Roworth, P Calling in birch thicket.
21/05/1977 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Harrison, J.M & V.A Cock.
04/06/1977 NR3362 River Sorn, Bridgend 1 Robinson, S.T Female at river mouth.
06/06/1978 NR4347 Kildalton 2 Charman, J
27/01/1979 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Dougall, T Female.
27/05/1979 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 0 Elliott, R.E. To SE.
29/05/1979 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 4 Hume, R 2 pairs.
29/05/1979 NR4267 Loch Allan 4 Hume, R 2 pairs in woods.
07/06/1979 NR3362 Bridgend 1 University of Cambridge, Extra-Mural Studies. Male.
01/08/1979 NR6487 Ardlussa, Jura 2 Burton, H & Taylor, B & P
01/08/1979 NR5978 Lagg, Jura 1 Burton, H & Taylor, B & P Female/ imm.
20/09/1980 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Unknown
05/11/1980 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 3 Booth, C.G.
28/12/1980 NR4650 Ardmore 1 Booth, C.G.
01/06/1981 NR3563 Skerrols 2 Robinson, S.T Pair.
01/06/1981 NR4347 Kildalton 1 Robinson, S.T Female at castle.
18/10/1981 NR4448 Ardilistry 1 Thickett, L & A Female.
11/03/1983 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 1 Elliott, R.E. Male.
30/04/1983 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Copley, B & N Pair.
05/04/1985 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 4 Clarke, A
29/05/1985 NR4368 Dunlossit 1 Elliott, R.E. Male on drive to lodge.
07/06/1985 NR3363 Loch Skerrols Wood 1 Elliott, R.E. By lane to Knockdon.
01/12/1985 NR4348 Dower House 2 Fenton, M.P Hedgerow.
31/01/1986 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Elliott, R.E. Male in birch scrub feeding on small insects.
22/02/1986 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Butterworth, P
01/04/1986 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 3 Shaw, Mr & Mrs 1 male + 2 female.
01/06/1986 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Boulton, K Male.
16/06/1986 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Wilson, J
23/06/1986 NR4347 Kildalton 0 Elliott, R.E. Parkland.
16/07/1986 NR4347 Kildalton 2 Entwisle- Baker, S & J Pair.
10/10/1987 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 3 Russell, D & T 2 male + 1 female.
11/10/1987 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 0 Hamilton, F
17/10/1987 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 2 Griffin, M
18/10/1987 NR4347 Kildalton 2 Porteous, M
25/10/1987 NR4369 Port Askaig 6 Bristol Ornithological Club
14/11/1987 NR4347 Kildalton 2 Rhodes, G.H Male + female.
02/06/1992 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Whitworth, J.
02/06/1992 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Whitworth, J.
03/06/1992 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Whitworth, J. M
04/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Johnson, C.
05/05/1993 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 2 Johnson, C.
06/05/1993 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Smith, N.A. F in house garden nr L.Skerrols
24/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Clarkson, E., & Mann, K.
26/05/1993 NR3171 Killinallan 0 Clarkson, E., & Mann, K.
31/05/1993 NR3966 Ballygrant 2 Whitworth, J. 2 prs
02/06/1993 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 3 Clarkson, E., & Mann, K. 2M&1F
03/06/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 5 Clarkson, E., & Mann, K. 2M&1F-9p.m. also 1M & 1F
04/06/1993 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Whitworth, J.
26/10/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Prytherch, R.J. present
30/10/1993 NR4369 Port Askaig 3 Prytherch, R.J.
07/11/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Johnson, C. M top end of wood
08/11/1993 NR4267 Loch Allan 1 Johnson, C. M beyond loch from Port Askaig
08/11/1993 NR4268 Lily Loch 1 Johnson, C.
09/11/1993 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 1 Johnson, C. M
24/03/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
03/05/1994 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Johnson, C.
23/05/1994 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Clarkson, E.
24/05/1994 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Clarkson, E.
26/05/1994 NR3966 Ballygrant 1 Clarkson, E.
27/05/1994 NR3966 Ballygrant 1 Clarkson, E.
29/05/1994 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Clarkson, E.
14/10/1994 NR4247 Cnoc Dronnach 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
14/10/1994 NR4347 Kildalton 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
25/10/1994 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 14 Hogg, J. Two groups of 4 and 10
25/10/1994 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 2 Leven, J. van't.
06/11/1994 NR3966 Ballygrant Quarry 1 Travis, C.
12/11/1994 NR4368 Dunlossit Woods 3 Butterworth, K. MM
07/04/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Visitor
01/06/1995 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 Ingham, B. M
19/07/1995 NR3463 Newton 1 Gulliver, R. & M. Near school.
06/04/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
28/04/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
28/10/1996 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 12 Phillips, M.
22/12/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 RSPB MM
28/12/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 RSPB MM
04/01/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 RSPB 4MM, 1F
30/01/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
19/04/1997 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 Pilling, E., & Wilson, A. M
22/04/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB F
25/04/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Hutcheson, M.
25/04/1997 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Hutcheson, M.
05/06/1997 NR2664 Foreland House 1 Smith, C. M
05/06/1997 NR4268 Lily Loch 1 Smith, C.
06/06/1997 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 1 Smith, C.
25/07/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
18/08/1997 NR4269 Caol Ila 2 Rae, S.
26/08/1997 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Robinson, P.
07/10/1997 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Barker, A.
27/10/1997 NR4369 Port Askaig 3 Smith, C.
29/01/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
10/06/1998 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 1 Johnson, C. M
14/07/1998 NR2053 Easter Ellister 0 Dawson, J. Family.
18/07/1998 NR2053 Easter Ellister 2 Dawson, J. 2 ad. males and many juv's - looks like two pairs have bred.
08/10/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 4 Johnson, C.
10/10/1998 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Johnson, C.
04/04/1999 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
02/05/1999 NR3346 Cornabus 2 Shakespeare, A.W.
15/05/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Whitehouse, A. Pr present
30/06/1999 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Whitehouse, A. Family party
26/07/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 6 Whitehouse, A. Family party
23/08/1999 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Robinson, P.
04/10/1999 NR4267 Loch Allan 2 Johnson, C.
05/10/1999 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 5 Whitehouse, A.
08/10/1999 NR4368 Dunlossit Woods 2 Johnson, C.
20/10/1999 NR2965 Erasaid 1 Bickmore, M.
21/03/2000 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Whitehouse, A.
29/04/2000 NR2153 Gleannagaoidh 1 Whitehouse, A.
13/05/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Whitehouse, A. M
31/05/2000 NR2158 Olistadh 1 Whitehouse, A. M
24/06/2000 NR3262 Bridgend Merse, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. Juv
06/07/2000 NR3545 Imeraval 2 Gulliver, R. & M.
24/07/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Whitehouse, A.
04/08/2000 NR2053 Easter Ellister 6 Whitehouse, A. Family
03/11/2000 NR1652 Portnahaven 4 Roberts, P.
21/11/2000 NR4268 Lily Loch 1 Johnson, A.
25/12/2000 NR2255 Nerabus 3 Richards, B.
17/05/2001 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Ashall, J.
23/05/2001 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Gulliver, R. M
26/05/2001 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
30/05/2001 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. M
10/06/2001 NR3545 Imeraval 2 Gulliver, R.
10/09/2001 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
29/09/2001 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 Johnson, C. M
03/10/2001 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Johnson, C. M
06/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
07/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
14/10/2001 NR4268 Lily Loch 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
21/10/2001 NR2465 Allt na Criche 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
23/10/2001 NR36 Islay (central north): Bridgend to Ballygrant 3 Hogg, J. 2F & 1M. Walk from Bridgend to P. Askaig via woodland at Bridgend & Ballygrant.
28/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/12/2001 NR4448 Ardilistry 1 Gulliver, R. M
26/12/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 ap Rheinallt, T. My 1st sighting on the reserve
02/01/2002 NR4167 Kilslevan 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/01/2002 NR4347 Kildalton 1 Greenwood, A.
10/02/2002 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
18/04/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/04/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
24/04/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
11/05/2002 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
15/05/2002 NR3662 Daill 1 McKay, C.R.
26/05/2002 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 ap Rheinallt, T. MM
01/06/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
03/07/2002 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
20/07/2002 NR4267 Loch Allan 2 Spray, C., & Chisholm, H.
10/08/2002 NR2154 Octofad 2 Whitehouse, A.
10/08/2002 NR2259 Loch Gearach 1 Whitehouse, A.
23/09/2002 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 6 ap Rheinallt, T.
23/09/2002 NR3965 Kilmeny Farm 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
29/09/2002 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/10/2002 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 2 Johnson, M. & S. nr Kilslevan
22/10/2002 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 3 Sutton, R., & FSC
18/10/2003 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M. F
15/02/2004 NR3362 Bridgend 4 Glasgow RSPB
03/03/2004 NR2767 Gruinart Wood, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 T ap Rheinalt
06/05/2004 NR3545 Imeraval 2 R & M Gulliver Pr
06/05/2004 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 2 Calle Ljungberg Pr
22/05/2004 NR4369 Port Askaig 2 T ap Rheinalt
22/05/2004 NR4268 Lily Loch 2 T ap Rheinalt
21/10/2004 NR4369 Port Askaig 2 T ap Rheinalt
27/10/2004 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 2 Julie Hogg (BT) pair
27/10/2004 NR4267 Loch Allan 5 RAF Bird Club
08/11/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 McKay, C With chaffinch.
08/11/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 C McKay Northern race
10/11/2004 NR2765 Druim na h-Earasaid, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J How RSPB
01/07/2005 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 3 MacGillivray, F 1 male + pair.
24/07/2005 NR3545 Imeraval 0 Gulliver, R & M
16/11/2005 NR3545 Port Ellen 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
09/05/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
19/05/2010 NR354625 Bridgend Woods 2 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
21/08/2010 NR202534 Easter Ellister 2 Featherstone, M
05/06/2011 NR2467 Carnduncan 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
06/06/2011 NR2967 Craigens 2 Mark & Sally Johnson
06/06/2011 NR2863 Uiskentuie 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
07/06/2011 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Mark & Sally Johnson
08/06/2011 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Mark & Sally Johnson I pair+1, wet day 10:00
09/06/2011 NR2259 Gearach 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
10/06/2011 NR2664 Foreland 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
11/06/2011 NR2063 Machir Bay 3 Mark & Sally Johnson 0.666666666666667
12/06/2011 NR2467 Carnduncan 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
12/06/2011 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend 2 Mark & Sally Johnson
14/06/2011 NR6386 Lussa Bay, Jura 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
15/06/2011 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Mark & Sally Johnson
16/06/2011 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
12/07/2011 NR3362 Bridgend 3 Unknown