Eurasian Siskin

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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
26/10/1973 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 3 Verrall, K
06/06/1975 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 1 Davies, G Male in breeding plumage on road.
15/11/1975 NR4347 Kildalton 3 Oliver, M 2 female + 1 male.
22/11/1975 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Ashby, C Pair, W of loch.
01/06/1976 NR3966 Ballygrant 0 Meakin, A. Singing birds
31/08/1977 NR4369 Port Askaig 3 Youngman, R.E Possibly more.
30/03/1978 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 0 Meakin, A High in larches and beeches.
01/08/1979 NR6488 Fishing Loch, Ardlussa 1 Burton, H & Taylor, B & P Male.
24/12/1981 NR37 Islay (north): Killinallan to Bolsay 5 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
04/09/1982 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 4 Smith, M
02/02/1985 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 1 Bamforth, et al.
23/05/1985 NR3362 River Sorn, Bridgend 1 Elliott, R.E. By foot bridge over river.
22/02/1986 NR4369 Port Askaig 9 Butterworth, P
22/02/1986 NR1753 Ballymeanach 25 Butterworth, P
16/04/1986 NR2558 Port Charlotte 0 Elliott, R.E. Reported in garden.
16/04/1986 NR2661 Bruichladdich 0 Elliott, R.E. Reported in garden.
16/04/1986 NR3461 Claggan 2 Elliott, R.E. Feeding on nuts in garden at Puddle Hole.
24/04/1986 NR3461 Claggan 2 Elliott, R.E. Pair visiting Puddle Hole for nuts daily. Male driven off by 2 blue tits on 28/4, 3 on nuts and fat on 27/4.
03/05/1986 NR2661 Bruichladdich 2 Perrons, M
04/05/1986 NR4654 Ardtalla 8 Palk, R.H
04/05/1986 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 0 Palk, R.H
21/05/1986 NR3461 Claggan 1 Elliott, R.E. On nuts at Puddle Hole. Frequent visitor.
25/05/1986 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Liford, R.G Male + female.
25/05/1986 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Liford, R.G
02/06/1986 NR3659 Cluanach 1 Smith, D.B
03/06/1986 NR3659 Cluanach 2 Elliott, R.E. Reported by Dr D Smith.
14/06/1986 NR2053 Easter Ellister 2 Dawson, J
16/06/1986 NR4267 Loch Allan 1 Wilson, J
10/08/1987 NR4165 Lossit Farm 3 Unknown 1 adult + 2 young.
17/10/1987 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 20 Griffin, M
25/10/1987 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Bristol Ornithological Club
31/05/1992 NR3659 Cluanach 1 Whitworth, J. M
04/05/1993 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 6 Johnson, C.
06/05/1993 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Smith, N.A. Heard overhead
26/05/1993 NR3171 Killinallan 0 Clarkson, E., & Mann, K.
02/08/1993 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Bleaney, M.F. W.side of loch at 278696.
26/10/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Prytherch, R.J.
30/10/1993 NR4065 Loch Lossit 6 Prytherch, R.J.
06/11/1993 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 8 Johnson, C. party of 8 at edge of Bay
07/11/1993 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 25 Johnson, C. at top end of wood
02/01/1994 NR4653 Claggain Bay 40 Martin, J.
03/05/1994 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 6 Johnson, C. nr Wool Mill
29/05/1994 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Clarkson, E.
29/05/1994 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Clarkson, E.
01/07/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
17/08/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 20 RSPB Trees in front of farm
15/09/1994 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 13 ap Rheinallt, T.
25/09/1994 NR1651 Port Wemyss 16 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/10/1994 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 3 Leven, J. van't.
06/11/1994 NR3966 Ballygrant Quarry 3 Travis, C.
04/07/1995 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Johnson, C. Pr nr Wool Mill
05/11/1995 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Johnson, C. M nr Wool Mill
11/11/1995 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 25 Johnson, C. nr Wool Mill
26/05/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
26/05/1996 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Wells, P.S. Pr, M in song, nr Wool Mill
06/07/1996 NR2965 Coullabus 2 Bleaney, M.F.
19/09/1996 NR1651 Port Wemyss 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
19/09/1996 NR1852 Portnahaven Glen 3 ap Rheinallt, T.
21/09/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 30 ap Rheinallt, T. Inc adj squares
17/10/1996 NR1852 Portnahaven Glen 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
30/10/1996 NR4347 Kildalton 12 Johnson, C.
02/11/1996 NR4368 Dunlossit Woods 12 Johnson, C.
05/11/1996 NR3556 Avenvogie Farm 3 Wergan, R. & S.
11/11/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
12/11/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 29 ap Rheinallt, T. Mostly >E; inc adj squares
22/02/1997 NR3562 Stone Cottage, Bridgend Woods 25 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock
03/06/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Smith, C.
05/06/1997 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 2 Smith, C.
25/06/1997 NR4347 Kildalton 6 Hutcheson, M. Family party
21/08/1997 NR1652 Portnahaven 13 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock, new arrivals
27/09/1997 NR3147 Kintra 2 Gulliver, R.
05/10/1997 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Barker, A.
21/10/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 James, P.
21/10/1997 NR3565 Bridgend to Ballygrant 1 James, P.
23/10/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
30/11/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB >N
03/12/1997 NR3545 Imeraval 3 Gulliver, R. In larch.
08/06/1998 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 1 Johnson, C. Male - woodland.
09/06/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Johnson, C. Many family groups
10/07/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 RSPB
23/08/1998 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 0 Robinson, P.
23/08/1998 NR4065 Loch Lossit 0 Robinson, P.
05/10/1998 NR4471 Inver, Jura 0 Johnson, C. Small flock, woodland.
28/10/1998 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 60 Wilson, J.
09/11/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Travis, C. Only sighting on visit.
06/01/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
14/02/1999 NR3545 Imeraval 3 Gulliver, R. & M.
03/03/1999 NR3545 Imeraval 3 Gulliver, R. & M.
17/03/1999 NR3545 Imeraval 3 Gulliver, R. & M.
16/04/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/05/1999 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Shakespeare, A.W.
04/05/1999 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Shakespeare, A.W.
30/07/1999 NR2154 Octofad 6 Whitehouse, A.
23/08/1999 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Robinson, P.
23/08/1999 NR4168 Persabus 1 Robinson, P.
17/09/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
19/09/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/10/1999 NR4267 Loch Allan 2 Johnson, C.
09/11/1999 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 10 Whitehouse, A.
09/11/1999 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 3 Travis, C.
23/03/2000 NR3545 Imeraval 2 Gulliver, R. & M.
31/03/2000 NR4072 Staoisha 1 Bird, S. Heard in plantation
01/05/2000 NR2153 Gleannagaoidh 1 Whitehouse, A.
09/05/2000 NR2053 Easter Ellister 4 Whitehouse, A.
31/05/2000 NR2259 Gearach 1 Whitehouse, A.
31/07/2000 NR3559 Mulindry 3 Whitehouse, A.
15/08/2000 NR2259 Gearach 1 Whitehouse, A.
01/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
01/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
02/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
04/09/2000 NR3154 Duich 3 Whitehouse, A.
30/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 16 ap Rheinallt, T. Total for general area
21/11/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 16 Johnson, A.
21/11/2000 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 18 Johnson, A.
26/02/2001 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. M
12/03/2001 NR3545 Imeraval 4 Gulliver, R.
28/03/2001 NR3545 Imeraval 8 Gulliver, R.
06/05/2001 NR3545 Imeraval 2 Gulliver, R.
26/05/2001 NR3357 Loch Tallant, Laggan 6 ap Rheinallt, T. iaj
01/10/2001 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 15 Johnson, C.
28/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 60 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock
04/11/2001 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Wilson, C.
14/03/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
15/03/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 4 Gulliver, R. & M.
28/06/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 5 Gulliver, R. & M.
16/07/2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
29/09/2002 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 4 ap Rheinallt, T. Generally scarce this autumn
01/10/2002 NR4262 Beinn na Cille 1 Johnson, M. & S. F
02/10/2002 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 16 Johnson, M. & S.
03/10/2002 NR2866 Aoradh Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >N
29/03/2003 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
12/02/2004 NR3545 Imeraval 2 R & M Gulliver Pr on garden feeder
13/02/2004 NR3545 Imeraval 2 R & M Gulliver Pr on garden feeder
14/02/2004 NR3545 Imeraval 2 R & M Gulliver Pr on garden feeder
15/02/2004 NR3545 Imeraval 2 R & M Gulliver On garden feeder
21/02/2004 NR2564 Rockmountain 1 T ap Rheinalt
15/05/2004 NR3445 Kilnaughton 3 T ap Rheinalt
23/05/2004 NR1652 Portnahaven 2 S Todd per C R McKay
29/05/2004 NR3445 Kilnaughton 1 T ap Rheinalt
18/06/2004 NR3159 Seafield, Bowmore 1 T ap Rheinalt
30/06/2004 NR3650 Castlehill 1 C R McKay Juv feeding a long way from plantations
28/08/2004 NR3563 River Sorn, Woollen Mill 1 T ap Rheinalt
10/10/2004 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 T ap Rheinalt
26/10/2004 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 3 Julie Hogg (BT)
27/10/2004 NR3966 Ballygrant 20 RAF Bird Club
02/12/2004 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 30 A Greenwood
02/12/2004 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 30 Greenwood, A
15/07/2005 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 McKay, C
07/05/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
08/06/2011 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
08/06/2011 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 3 Mark & Sally Johnson
12/06/2011 NR4268 Lily Loch 6 Mark & Sally Johnson
14/06/2011 NR6386 Lussa Bay, Jura 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
16/06/2011 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 Mark & Sally Johnson