Glaucous Gull

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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
16/09/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Verrall, K 1st winter.
17/08/1975 NR3163 Tayandock 1 Michael 2nd winter.
26/10/1975 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Hickling, R.A.O
21/11/1977 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Robinson, S.T
13/04/1979 NR2165 Loch Gorm W 1 Walker, A.F.G First year bird. On rock at SW end of loch.
26/03/1980 NR3147 Kintra 1 Fox, A.D
16/01/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Crawshaw, J & Warwick, S 2 years old.
14/02/1981 NR3062 Blackrock, Loch Indaal 1 Sparks, P.H & G.M.B
27/12/1981 NR1755 Lossit Bay 1 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Observations between Portnahaven and Machir Bay.
19/03/1982 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 1 Clugston, D First year bird.
19/03/1982 NR2863 Uiskentuie 3 Clugston, D First year birds feeding along the tangled seaweed shoreline.
16/04/1982 NR3042 Loch Kinnabus, RSPB The Oa 1 Carlisle RSPB Visit 2nd winter, un-named loch NE of Kinnabus.
31/12/1982 NR2863 Uiskentuie 1 Browne, N By stream.
19/03/1983 NR3548 Leorin 1 Clarke, A
30/05/1983 NR3052 Laggan Bay 1 Jack, D.M Near Uisge na Criche. 2nd year bird.
29/12/1983 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Degnan, L
29/12/1983 NR2066 Saligo Bay 2 Degnan, L
29/12/1983 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Degnan, L
31/12/1983 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 3 Degnan, L
10/04/1984 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Steele, J 1st year.
20/04/1984 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Rockall, R.W 1st year.
15/03/1985 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Marsh, K 1st year.
14/12/1985 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 RSPB
28/12/1985 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Degnan, L
11/01/1986 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 RSPB
20/01/1986 NR3062 Blackrock, Loch Indaal 1 Miller, D
10/02/1986 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 RSPB
20/02/1986 NR3062 Blackrock, Loch Indaal 1 Elliott, R.E. W of bay. Angular, elongate head. Purple eye-ring, streaky winter plumage.
22/02/1986 NR2267 Ballinaby 0 Butterworth, P
03/03/1986 NR3062 Blackrock, Loch Indaal 1 Elliott, R.E.
14/03/1986 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Clugston, D & I, Rockall, R & T Roosting with other gulls. 1st year bird.
14/03/1986 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Clugston, D & I, Rockall, R & T Winter plumage.
24/03/1986 NR2863 Uiskentuie 2 Elliott, R.E. Just W, 1 adult + 1 juv.
16/04/1986 NR2557 Carn, Port Charlotte 0 Dawson, J
25/05/1986 NR2662 Kentraw 1 Liford, R.G
16/06/1986 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Wilson, J Sub- adult.
16/10/1986 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Elliott, R.E. South lodge.
16/10/1986 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Elliott, R.E.
18/10/1986 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 RSPB
29/10/1986 NR2863 Uiskentuie 1 Elliott, R.E. Biscuit coloured all over.
05/11/1986 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Elliott, R.E.
17/11/1986 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 3 RSPB
07/02/1987 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Sharpe, D.J
13/03/1987 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Clugston, Johnstone, & Wilkinson
14/03/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Jardine, D.C & J
17/03/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
13/04/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
13/04/1987 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Walker, A.F.G First year.
03/09/1987 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Elliott, R.E. Feeding on mussels, dominated by adult great black-backed gull.
24/09/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
25/10/1987 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Bristol Ornithological Club Sub-adult.
12/11/1987 NR2153 Gleannagaoidh 1 Averis, B
12/11/1987 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 RSPB Volunteers
29/11/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 RSPB Volunteers
28/12/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Degnan, L
22/01/1988 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
24/02/1988 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
23/03/1988 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
21/04/1988 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
13/06/1988 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
17/01/1989 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
17/02/1989 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
13/03/1989 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
13/01/1990 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
16/02/1990 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
19/03/1990 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
13/12/1990 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
25/01/1991 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
22/02/1991 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
25/05/1991 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
25/06/1991 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
25/10/1991 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
27/02/1993 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
20/03/1993 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A., & Peacock, M.A.
31/03/1993 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 45 RSPB
02/10/1993 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. ad Flying S
16/01/1994 NR1652 Mackenzie Island 1 Dawson, J.
11/02/1994 NR2963 Uiskentuie, Loch Indaal 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 1stw+To 1/5
12/02/1994 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Hogg, A. 1st W
28/02/1994 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 1st w
01/03/1994 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Finn, M. 1st w - at tip
28/03/1994 NR2963 Uiskentuie, Loch Indaal 1 Harding, M. 1st winter. Remained at site(on shingle by mouth of R.Sorn) during observer's stay
01/05/1994 NR3062 Glenburn, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 1st s
02/05/1994 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Johnson, C. Not aged; Glenburn area
03/05/1994 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Johnson, C. Not aged; Blackrock-Uiskentuie area
04/05/1994 NR2963 Uiskentuie, Loch Indaal 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Same one still?
07/05/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st yr>S
07/05/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. S
08/05/1994 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Williams, M. Off Portnahaven
08/05/1994 NR2963 Uiskentuie, Loch Indaal 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st summer
09/05/1994 NR2963 Uiskentuie, Loch Indaal 1 Thomas, M. 2nd year juv.
23/05/1994 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 1st s
24/11/1994 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 RSPB
12/12/1994 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 9 RSPB
30/12/1994 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Martin, J. 2nd winter. N end L. Gruinart. Harassing Herring Gulls.
22/03/1995 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 RSPB
22/03/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
10/04/1995 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 2nd or 3rd cal yr
08/10/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Barnacal, B. Age not given
08/10/1995 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Barnacal, B. Age not given
08/02/1997 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Chappell, R. Not aged
01/03/1997 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 McKeown, D. 2nd W
01/04/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Peet, D., & Leach, I. Imm
24/04/1997 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 2nd winter/summer
25/04/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
29/04/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
05/05/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
23/05/1997 NR2967 Craigens 1 ap Rheinallt, T. First-summer
23/10/1997 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 Edinburgh YOC 1st W
29/12/1997 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Balmer, D.E. 1st winter.
29/12/1997 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Balmer, D.E. 1st W
22/03/1998 NR3464 Octovullin 1 McKay, C.R. 1ST W
27/03/1998 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A. Wing only found of 1st winter
14/05/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 McKay, C.R. 2ND W
10/11/1998 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Jones, J. 1st W
10/11/1998 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Travis, C. 1st year bird.
31/01/1999 NR1755 Lossit Bay 1 Cook, A.S. 1st W
02/02/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
26/02/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
13/01/2000 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Medland, B., & Dyer, M. 3rd-Winter
14/01/2000 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Medland, B., & Dyer, M. 3rd-Winter
15/01/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Medland, B., & Dyer, M. 1st-Winter
24/01/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
01/02/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
11/02/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
13/02/2000 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
16/02/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. 1W
18/02/2000 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Clugston, D. 1W
28/02/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Stoneman, J.
02/03/2000 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Butterworth, K. Imm
11/03/2000 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. 1W
12/03/2000 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
16/03/2000 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. 1W
18/03/2000 NR3150 Machrie River mouth, Big Strand 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 2W
19/03/2000 NR2863 Uiskentuie 1 Batty, C. 1st summer
01/01/2005 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 McKay, C
01/01/2005 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 McKay, C
01/01/2005 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 McKay, C
05/01/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
05/01/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 McKay, C
13/02/2005 NR3561 Ballitarsin 1 Clugston, D
13/02/2005 NR1651 Orsay 1 Clugston, D 1st year.
19/02/2005 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 Fotheringham, C.
01/04/2005 NR1653 Claddach 1 Unknown
03/04/2005 NR3362 Bridgend 3 Williamson, B
05/02/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
21/02/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff