Eurasian Rock Pipit

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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
1974 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Verrall, K
1975 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Verrall, K
1994 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 3 RSPB Rinns survey Prs breeding around Loch
1994 NR2064 Coull Farm 3 RSPB Rinns survey Prs breeding inland on rocky outcrops
2001 NR2168 North-west Rhinns 0 RSPB Present in breeding season; no count of pairs
2001 NR2841 Upper Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 0 RSPB Present in breeding season; no count of pairs
2001 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 0 RSPB Present in breeding season; no count of pairs
2002 NR2168 North-west Rhinns 0 RSPB Present in breeding season
2002 NR2841 Upper Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 0 RSPB Present in breeding season
2002 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 0 RSPB Present in breeding season
2003 NR277726 Ardnave: Compt KN01-KN33 AN01-AN42 0 RSPB Gruinart staff
2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 How, J.
2005 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 0 Fotheringham, C.
2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 0 How, J.
2006 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 0 Moncrieff, H.
2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 0 How, J.
2007 NR2873 Ardnave 0 Fotheringham, C.
08/07/1949 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 R.V
17/08/1957 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Walker, A.F.G Common on all coasts.
14/05/1973 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Pearce, J & K
09/06/1973 NR4045 Lagavulin 0 John, A
09/06/1973 NR2661 Bruichladdich 0 John, A
25/09/1973 NR4090 Colonsay 2 Harling, J On beach.
19/03/1974 NR3545 Imeraval 2 Davies, M & Heubeck, M Sighting in Port Ellen/ Kilnaughton Bay area.
21/03/1974 NR2959 Raineach Mhor 7 Davies, M & Heubeck, M Sighting between Bowmore and Saltpan Point.
30/06/1974 NR1653 Claddach 1 Payne, K On walk between Port Wemyss and Claddach.
01/07/1974 NR2743 Lower Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 2 Payne, K Lower Killeyan to outcrop N of Abhainn Ghil.
03/07/1974 NR2974 Ardnave Point 6 Payne, K
03/07/1974 NR2370 Sanaigmore 4 Payne, K
01/06/1975 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 0 Davies, G Small numbers around coast, confirmed breeding.
17/08/1975 NR3062 Blackrock 0 Michael
28/10/1975 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 0 P.S
28/10/1975 NR5369 Feolin, Jura 0 P.S
21/11/1975 NR5471 Leargybreck, Jura 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
21/11/1975 NR6588 Tramaig Bay, Jura 5 Ogilvie, M.A.
08/03/1976 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 0 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR2370 Sanaigmore 10 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR1856 Lossit 6 Ralph, S.E
04/06/1976 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Glover, B.R Common in all suitable habitats.
11/09/1976 NR3878 Port a'Chotain 0 Elliott, R.E.
15/10/1976 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Brown, K
20/10/1976 NR2940 Beinn Mhor, RSPB The Oa 30 Dawson, R. Water Pipits
29/10/1976 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Robinson, S.T Common on coast.
14/03/1977 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 Elliott, R.E.
18/04/1977 NR3162 Carnain 2 Campbell, B & R
18/04/1977 NR4045 Dunyvaig 0 Campbell, B & R Singing and start of nest.
18/04/1977 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Campbell, B & R Calling.
21/05/1977 NR2063 Machir Bay 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
21/05/1977 NR2068 Rubha Lamanais, RSPB Smaull 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
22/05/1977 NR2168 RSPB Smaull 0 Elliott, R.E. More further N.
22/05/1977 NR2066 Saligo 0 Elliott, R.E.
23/05/1977 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 Elliott, R.E.
26/05/1977 NR4557 Proaig 0 Elliott, R.E. Shingle/ rocks.
02/10/1977 NR4557 Proaig 0 Batty, D & P
05/10/1977 NR3171 Killinallan, Loch Gruinart 0 Batty, D & P
07/10/1977 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Batty, D & P S down coast from coast guard station.
08/10/1977 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 0 Batty, D & P N over hills to Rhuvaal and back along coast.
09/10/1977 NR3151 Knockangle Point 1 Elliott, R.E.
12/10/1977 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Clarke, A
14/10/1977 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E.
21/10/1977 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 Andrew, D
21/10/1977 NR2873 Ardnave 1 Andrew, D W coast.
21/10/1977 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 2 Andrew, D
21/10/1977 NR3151 Knockangle Point 1 Andrew, D
03/11/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 Davies, M
03/11/1977 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 1 Davies, M Bridgend to Blackrock.
04/11/1977 NR3059 Bowmore 2 Davies, M Recorded in area of Bowmore and W to Ardlarach.
05/11/1977 NR3059 Bowmore 2 Davies, M
06/11/1977 NR3059 Bowmore 4 Davies, M
06/11/1977 NR3545 Port Ellen 2 Davies, M
15/05/1978 NR2169 Eilean Mor, Sanaig 0 Elliott, R.E. To N at Carraig nam Fear.
17/05/1978 NR2855 Laggan 0 Elliott, R.E. Several Laggan farm/ Gartbreck farm.
24/05/1978 NR4557 Proaig 0 Elliott, R.E.
19/02/1979 NR3062 Blackrock 1 Andrew, D
19/02/1979 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 1 Andrew, D
23/05/1979 NR4246 Eilean Imersay 0 Elliott, R.E.
07/06/1979 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 University of Cambridge, Extra-Mural Studies. Widespread round coasts visited.
01/08/1979 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Burton, H & Taylor, B & P
01/08/1979 NR5691 Corpach Bay, Jura 0 Burton, H & Taylor, B & P Seen in 1's and 2's along coast between Corpach Bay and Bagh Uamh nan Giall.
03/03/1980 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Coffey, P & L
20/03/1980 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 Elliott, R.E.
31/05/1980 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 5 Carr, G
31/05/1980 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Carr, G A few pairs seen carrying food.
19/07/1980 NR3162 Carnain 2 Campbell, B Roadside cutting.
19/07/1980 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Campbell, B
19/07/1980 NR1651 Orsay 0 Campbell, B Cliffs.
19/07/1980 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Campbell, B One song flight on 25th.
13/09/1980 NR3162 Carnain 34 Unknown On walk between Bowmore and Carnain.
14/09/1980 NR2755 Laggan Point 47 Unknown Walk from Bowmore- Gartbreck- Laggan Point- Bridge House & back to Bowmore.
19/09/1980 NR2755 Laggan Point 24 Unknown Walk from Bowmore to Laggan Point.
21/09/1980 NR2858 Gartbreck 7 Unknown Between Bowmore and Gartbreck.
16/01/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Crawshaw, J & Warwick, S
12/02/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Sparks, P.H & G.M.B
20/03/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Clugston, D.L & Wilson, M
19/05/1981 NR2845 Lower Glen Astle, RSPB The Oa 0 Elliott, R.E.
23/12/1981 NR2755 Laggan Point 40 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
24/12/1981 NR37 Islay (north): Killinallan to Bolsay 16 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
25/12/1981 NR27 Rhinns (north): Sanaig to Ardnave 11 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
26/12/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 25 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Location either inland route to Ballygrant or Laggan Bay.
27/12/1981 NR1755 Lossit Bay 0 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Observations between Portnahaven and Machir Bay.
28/12/1981 NR27 Rhinns (north): Sanaig to Ardnave 25 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
29/12/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Location either Bridgend & Loch Skerrols or Saligo Bay area.
30/12/1981 NR3362 Islay House 0 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
24/05/1983 NR2755 Laggan Point 0 Elliott, R.E.
06/03/1984 NR4279 Rhuvaal 0 Elliott, R.E. Jetty area.
23/05/1984 NR2855 Laggan 0 Elliott, R.E. Parachute flights.
02/02/1985 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 10 Bamforth, et al.
02/02/1985 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 1 Bamforth, et al.
02/02/1985 NR2974 Ardnave Point 7 Bamforth, et al.
11/06/1986 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 0 Elliott, R.E. Shore of Sound, Bunnahabhain/ Caol Ila.
05/07/1986 NR3060 Bruichladdich to Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
06/07/1986 NR3060 Bruichladdich to Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
06/07/1986 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J Between Bruichladdich and Bowmore.
07/07/1986 NR6487 Barnhill, Jura 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
08/07/1986 NR2873 Ardnave 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
10/07/1986 NR2875 Nave Island 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
11/07/1986 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J Between Bruichladdich & Bowmore.
12/07/1986 NR3777 Mala Bholsa 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
14/07/1986 NR2066 Saligo 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
15/07/1986 NR2066 Saligo 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J On walk N to Traigh Bhan.
15/07/1986 NR2169 Traigh Bhan 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
16/07/1986 NR4347 Kildalton 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
17/07/1986 NR3062 Blackrock 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
20/07/1986 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 2 Youngs, T
21/07/1986 NR2558 Port Charlotte 0 Youngs, T On loop from Port Charlotte to Kilchiaran to Kilchoman to Kentraw to Port Charlotte.
22/07/1986 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 4 Youngs, T
25/07/1986 NR2841 Cnoc an Dearbhaidh, RSPB The Oa 3 Youngs, T
27/07/1986 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 Youngs, T
29/07/1986 NR4557 Proaig 0 Elliott, R.E. Many.
15/08/1986 NR3342 Port an Eas 0 Elliott, R.E.
06/10/1986 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 Russell, D & T
10/10/1987 NR2560 Coultorsay 3 Russell, D & T
10/10/1987 NR2370 Sanaigmore 0 Russell, D & T
10/10/1987 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Russell, D & T
10/10/1987 NR1651 Port Wemyss 0 Russell, D & T
11/10/1987 NR1652 Portnahaven 5 Hamilton, F
25/10/1987 NR2873 Ardnave 15 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 0 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR2661 Bruichladdich 0 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR3162 Carnain, Loch Indaal 5 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR2062 Machir Dunes 1 Bristol Ornithological Club
26/05/1992 NR1856 Lossit 0 Whitworth, J.
29/05/1992 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 0 Whitworth, J.
05/06/1992 NR2154 Octofad 0 Whitworth, J.
31/05/1993 NR2154 Octofad 0 Whitworth, J. On foreshore.
01/06/1993 NR2154 Octofad 0 Whitworth, J. On foreshore.
18/07/1993 NR1651 Port Wemyss 2 Liddle, A.
20/07/1993 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 Liddle, A. above Kilchiaran
22/07/1993 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Liddle, A. Nr Ardnave
03/11/1993 NR4557 Proaig 70 Wergan, R. & S. Grid ref 457574 interesting number
17/01/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
17/10/1994 NR2855 Laggan 2 Leven, J. van't.
15/07/1995 NR3444 Carraig Fhada 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
19/08/1995 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 10 Elliot, D.
15/04/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Pilling, E.
11/06/1997 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 0 Bradbury, P.N. Singles
17/08/1997 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 8 Rae, S.
21/08/1997 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 6 Rae, S.
11/10/1997 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Barker, A.
19/10/1997 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 James, P.
19/10/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 James, P.
21/10/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 James, P.
22/10/1997 NR3171 Killinallan 4 James, P.
22/10/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 James, P.
23/10/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich 3 James, P.
23/10/1997 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 James, P.
24/10/1997 NR4654 Ardtalla 1 James, P.
27/10/1997 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 Tigwell, E.
30/10/1997 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Tigwell, E.
30/10/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
03/11/1997 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 6 Tigwell, E. On shore
07/11/1997 NR2370 Sanaigmore 2 Tigwell, E.
07/11/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich 2 Tigwell, E.
07/11/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 2 Tigwell, E.
21/01/1998 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 1 McKay, C.R.
18/10/1998 NR2974 Ardnave Point 0 Unknown visitor
19/10/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Unknown visitor
22/10/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Unknown visitor
10/11/1998 NR2558 Port Charlotte 4 Travis, C.
05/09/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Rock pip
30/10/1999 NR1652 Port Mias-sgeire 4 Travis, C.
19/11/1999 NR2974 Ardnave Point 10 Wergan, R. & S.
01/02/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
24/02/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
01/03/2000 NR2168 North-west Rhinns 13 RSPB Monthly maxima
01/03/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
07/03/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
15/03/2000 NR2168 North-west Rhinns 13 RSPB
30/03/2000 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Bird, S. Collecting nest material
01/06/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 RSPB Birds present on estuary, but no evidence of breeding
01/08/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 RSPB
15/08/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 RSPB staff
24/10/2000 NR2063 Machir Bay 10 Carr, G. & C.
27/10/2000 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 10 Carr, G. & C.
02/11/2000 NR2370 Sanaigmore 6 Travis, C.
31/01/2001 NR2942 Kinnabus, RSPB The Oa 2 RSPB
02/04/2001 NR2168 North-west Rhinns 2 RSPB
29/07/2001 NR4557 Proaig 0 Unknown visitor Present
26/10/2001 NR2974 Ardnave Point 0 Hogg, J.
20/11/2001 NR2841 Upper Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 3 RSPB
25/02/2002 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 13 RSPB
02/05/2002 NR56 Rubh' a' Chrois-aoinidh, Jura 1 McKay, C.R. Singing male/s
02/05/2002 NR56 Rubh' a' Chrois-aoinidh, Jura 4 McKay, C.R. Calling bird/s
02/05/2002 NR57 Sliabh Aird na Sgitheich, Jura 2 McKay, C.R. Calling bird/s
02/05/2002 NR4979 Aoineadh Ban, Jura 2 McKay, C.R. Calling bird/s
02/05/2002 NR4677 Brein Phort, Jura 1 McKay, C.R. Singing male/s
02/05/2002 NR5387 Cnoc a' Chota, Jura 2 McKay, C.R. Calling bird/s
02/05/2002 NR4879 Lang Aoineadh, Jura 1 McKay, C.R. Singing male/s
02/05/2002 NR4879 Lang Aoineadh, Jura 2 McKay, C.R.
17/09/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 RSPB
19/09/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 RSPB
30/09/2002 NR1652 Portnahaven 2 Johnson, M. & S.
02/10/2002 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Johnson, M. & S.
15/10/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 7 RSPB
05/02/2003 NR274419 The Oa: Compt 24 7 Gus Keys
12/02/2004 NR0101 From ferry, Port Askaig to Kennacraig 1 Glasgow RSPB
13/02/2004 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Glasgow RSPB
15/02/2004 NR0101 From ferry, Port Ellen to Kennacraig 1 Glasgow RSPB
01/04/2004 NR2873 Ardnave 0 RSPB Present and breeding, no count
12/10/2004 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Peter Swallow (BT)
18/10/2004 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 3 Peter Swallow (BT)
21/10/2004 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Peter Swallow (BT)
25/10/2004 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Julie Hogg (BT)
25/10/2004 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Julie Hogg (BT)
25/10/2004 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Julie Hogg (BT)
29/10/2004 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 5 Julie Hogg (BT)
07/12/2004 NR2846 Cnocan Rainich, RSPB The Oa 1 RSPB staff
19/12/2004 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 C R McKay
18/04/2005 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J Subsp. littoralis.
30/06/2005 NR277726 Ardnave 0 Fotheringham
30/06/2005 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 0 How
01/07/2005 NR277726 Ardnave 0 How
25/09/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 7 McKay, C In 6 hours.
17/11/2005 NR26 The Rhinns 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
23/09/2006 NR4654 Ardtalla 4 Hemming, J & Eithin, B
07/02/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 How
11/12/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 How
26/06/2010 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 1 Cheesley, P & H
28/06/2010 NR3151 Knockangle Point 0.583333333333333 Peter Roberts With young
05/06/2011 NR2661 Bruichladdich 4 Mark & Sally Johnson
05/06/2011 NR3360 Gartmain 2 Mark & Sally Johnson
06/06/2011 NR3062 Blackrock 2 Mark & Sally Johnson
13/06/2011 NR3147 Kintra 3 Mark & Sally Johnson