Goldcrest

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This species has been recorded at locations shown on this map.

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Date Gridref Site Quantity Recorder Comment
1973 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 29 Verrall, K
1974 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 15 Verrall, K
1975 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 40 Verrall, K
1975 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 0 Youngson, P Often seen with tits.
1976 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 16 Verrall, K
1977 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 17 Verrall, K
2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 How, J.
2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 0 How, J.
2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 0 How, J.
08/07/1949 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 R.V
17/08/1957 NR3362 Bridgend 0 Walker, A.F.G Locally common.
17/08/1957 NR4347 Kildalton 0 Walker, A.F.G Locally common.
15/09/1971 NR3445 Cairnmore wood 0 Booth, C.G. Many
01/12/1971 NR3362 Bridgend 0 Slowe, P
18/03/1972 NR4654 Ardtalla 0 A.K
18/03/1972 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 A.K
18/03/1972 NR3545 Port Ellen 0 A.K
18/03/1972 NR3362 Bridgend 0 A.K
18/03/1972 NR4347 Kildalton 0 A.K
16/06/1972 NR4369 Port Askaig 0 Rogers, J & Wingrove Port Askaig woods to Loch Allan.
01/05/1973 NR3845 Laphroaig 0 Pearce, J & K
14/05/1973 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Pearce, J & K
09/06/1973 NR3363 Loch Skerrols Wood 0 John, A Seen in several coniferous woods.
18/08/1973 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 0 Booth, C.G. Some
25/09/1973 NR3996 Colonsay House Gardens 0 Harling, J Common and widespread.
10/10/1973 NR2967 Craigens 0 Booth, C.G. Some
17/10/1973 NR2767 Aoradh 0 Booth, C.G. Some
23/03/1974 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 Davies, M & Heubeck, M
24/08/1974 NR4347 Kildalton 0 Barden, P Several calling.
24/08/1974 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Barden, P
16/03/1975 NR3445 Cairnmore wood 0 Booth, C.G. Some
27/05/1975 NR4763 Ardfin, Jura 1 Davies, G
01/06/1975 NR5978 Lagg, Jura 1 Davies, G Heard between Lagg and Ardlussa.
06/06/1975 NR4763 Ardfin, Jura 1 Davies, G
12/06/1975 NR4763 Ardfin, Jura 1 Davies, G Heard.
17/08/1975 NR4553 Trudernish 0 Michael
09/10/1975 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 0 Booth, C.G. Passage, with Tits
11/10/1975 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 0 Booth, C.G. More
14/12/1975 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 1 Booth, C.G.
21/02/1976 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Whalley, P.D, Goodin, A.W, & Ankers, J.A.
21/02/1976 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Whalley, P.D, Goodin, A.W, & Ankers, J.A.
21/02/1976 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 3 Whalley, P.D, Goodin, A.W, & Ankers, J.A. Singing in gorse bush.
08/03/1976 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR4347 Kildalton 1 Ralph, S.E
04/06/1976 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Glover, B.R Small party.
04/09/1976 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 0 Booth, C.G. Several
15/10/1976 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Brown, K
29/10/1976 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Robinson, S.T In garden.
18/04/1977 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 0 Campbell, B & R In shelter belt.
18/04/1977 NR3362 Bridgend 0 Campbell, B & R Singing.
30/04/1977 NR2157 Beinn Tart a'Mhill 0 Dawson, R Woodland.
21/05/1977 NR4347 Kildalton 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
21/10/1977 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 0 Andrew, D
21/10/1977 NR3362 Bridgend 0 Andrew, D
26/10/1978 NR4653 Claggain Bay 2 Carr, G
08/11/1978 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 1 Booth, C.G. killed at window
19/02/1979 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Andrew, D
26/03/1979 NR3361 Springbank 0 Elliott, R.E. Bridgend/ Springbank, edge of trees.
11/04/1979 NR2873 Ardnave Farm 1 Walker, A.F.G In gorse bushes.
11/04/1979 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Walker, A.F.G Singing.
07/06/1979 NR3659 Cluanach 1 University of Cambridge, Extra-Mural Studies. Singing.
22/03/1980 NR4267 Loch Allan 0 Elliott, R.E. Searching spruce.
13/09/1980 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Bellak, J.G, Binnie, A & Walker, A.F.G Heard in gorse bushes.
20/09/1980 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 26 Unknown
25/11/1980 NR3758 Kynagarry 1 Stroud, D Plantation.
21/12/1980 NR3758 Kynagarry 6 Stroud, D Plantation.
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
28/03/1981 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Eilean an Ron 1 Booth, C.G.
20/05/1981 NR4551 Kintour 0 Elliott, R.E. River-side woods.
16/12/1981 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Elliott, R.E. Male at parking place.
23/12/1981 NR2755 Laggan Point 1 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
26/12/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 1 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Location either inland route to Ballygrant or Laggan Bay.
27/12/1981 NR1755 Lossit Bay 1 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M Observations between Portnahaven and Machir Bay.
26/03/1982 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 2 Clarke, A
20/03/1983 NR4453 Claggain River 3 Clarke, A
02/02/1985 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Bamforth, et al.
17/10/1985 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Elliott, R.E. Many.
22/02/1986 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 5 Butterworth, P
14/03/1986 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Clugston, D & I, Rockall, R & T
17/07/1986 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
06/10/1986 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 2 Russell, D & T
06/10/1986 NR4347 Kildalton 1 Russell, D & T
01/11/1986 NR3063 Blackrock Wood 1 Clarke, A
28/11/1986 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 1 Taris Pirot(s) Monval
03/01/1987 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 Mitchell, C
13/03/1987 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 1 Clugston, Johnstone, & Wilkinson Singing bird.
03/04/1987 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 0 Gifford, T
03/04/1987 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Lambie, R
09/06/1987 NR3055 Banaltrum Mhor 0 Elliott, R.E. Plantation.
01/08/1987 NR4165 Lossit Farm 0 Collis, M.G
10/10/1987 NR2560 Coultorsay 0 Russell, D & T
10/10/1987 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 0 Russell, D & T
17/10/1987 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Griffin, M
17/10/1987 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 0 Griffin, M
25/10/1987 NR3362 Bridgend 0 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR4065 Loch Lossit 2 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR2866 Aoradh Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR4346 Loch an t-Sailein 0 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 Bristol Ornithological Club
25/10/1987 NR3463 Redhouses 0 Bristol Ornithological Club
31/05/1992 NR3659 Cluanach 0 Whitworth, J.
03/06/1992 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 4 Whitworth, J. Family, pr feeding 2 young
31/05/1993 NR3966 Ballygrant 0 Whitworth, J.
25/10/1993 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 Prytherch, R.J. present
25/10/1993 NR2866 Aoradh Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 Prytherch, R.J. present
30/10/1993 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Prytherch, R.J. present
30/10/1993 NR4065 Loch Lossit 0 Prytherch, R.J. present
30/10/1993 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 0 Prytherch, R.J. present
06/11/1993 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 2 Johnson, C.
08/11/1993 NR4369 Port Askaig 0 Johnson, C. in abundance in woodland
09/11/1993 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 0 Johnson, C. a few
20/01/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
05/04/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
26/06/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
17/10/1994 NR2855 Laggan 5 Leven, J. van't.
21/10/1994 NR3356 River Laggan, High Road to Low Road 3 Leven, J. van't.
24/10/1994 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 2 Leven, J. van't.
25/10/1994 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 2 Leven, J. van't.
27/10/1994 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Hogg, J., & James, P.
27/10/1994 NR2855 Laggan 2 Leven, J. van't.
10/01/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
25/01/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
08/04/1995 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 2 ap Rheinallt, T. Migrants
08/04/1995 NR3545 Imeraval 2 Gulliver, R. & M.
28/04/1995 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 3 ap Rheinallt, T. Migrants
02/05/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB singing
07/05/1995 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 4 ap Rheinallt, T. Singing forestry
19/08/1995 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Elliot, D.
07/10/1995 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 6 ap Rheinallt, T. +Max count; migr/dispers
15/10/1995 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 6 ap Rheinallt, T. Migr;smaller nos other dt
06/11/1995 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Johnson, C.
07/11/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
08/11/1995 NR4654 Ardtalla 0 Johnson, C. Small numbers.
08/11/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 Wergan, R. & S. Beside hide.
09/11/1995 NR2967 Craigens 1 Johnson, C.
11/11/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
06/04/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
08/04/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
30/10/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
02/03/1997 NR3845 Laphroaig 6 McKeown, D.
21/04/1997 NR3445 Kilnaughton 4 Hutcheson, M.
24/04/1997 NR4267 Loch Allan 2 Hutcheson, M.
31/05/1997 NR3444 Kilnaughton Wood 1 Smith, C.
01/06/1997 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 15 Smith, C. Several family groups
05/06/1997 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 15 Smith, C. Several family groups
13/06/1997 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 0 Bradbury, P.N. singles
15/06/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
05/08/1997 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. Frequently in pines.
21/10/1997 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 James, P.
23/10/1997 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 James, P.
30/10/1997 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Richardson, D.
05/11/1997 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 4 Tigwell, E.
05/11/1997 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 2 Tigwell, E.
05/11/1997 NR4267 Loch Allan 2 Tigwell, E.
29/01/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
02/03/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
19/04/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
09/06/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Johnson, C. Many family groups.
10/06/1998 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 1 Johnson, C.
23/08/1998 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Robinson, P. Fairly common.
05/10/1998 NR4471 Inver, Jura 1 Johnson, C.
06/10/1998 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 0 Johnson, C. Good numbers
20/10/1998 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Unknown visitor
20/10/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Unknown visitor Heard.
21/10/1998 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Unknown visitor
31/10/1998 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Travis, C.
31/10/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Travis, C.
24/09/1999 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M. Stunned flying into window; recovered.
29/09/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
13/10/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 10 Whitehouse, A.
22/10/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 6 RSPB
09/11/1999 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Travis, C.
10/12/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
01/02/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB Monthly maxima
03/02/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB staff
01/03/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB Monthly maxima
17/03/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
19/03/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
23/03/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB staff
24/03/2000 NR2870 Garra Eallabus 2 ap Rheinallt, T. Migrants
01/04/2000 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M. In Lawson's Cypress
24/09/2000 NR2263 Rockside 1 RSPB staff
01/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB Monthly maxima
05/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB staff
23/10/2000 NR3445 Kilnaughton 2 Travis, C.
25/10/2000 NR4368 Dunlossit Woods 4 Travis, C.
21/11/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 6 Johnson, C.
01/10/2001 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 1 Johnson, C.
01/10/2001 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 6 Johnson, C.
23/10/2001 NR36 Islay (central north): Bridgend to Ballygrant 2 Hogg, J. Walk from Bridgend to P. Askaig via woodland at Bridgend & Ballygrant.
21/01/2002 NR4369 Port Askaig 1 Richardson, M.
03/04/2002 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 RSPB
02/06/2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
20/07/2002 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Spray, C., & Chisholm, H. Incl y birds
26/09/2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
27/09/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 McKay, C.R.
29/09/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 McKay, C.R.
30/09/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 2 McKay, C.R.
01/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 3 McKay, C.R.
01/10/2002 NR4262 Beinn na Cille 4 Johnson, M. & S.
02/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 McKay, C.R.
06/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 2 McKay, C.R., & ap Rheinallt, T.
09/10/2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
22/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 McKay, C.R.
23/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 McKay, C.R.
24/10/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 McKay, C.R.
17/11/2002 NR2767 Gruinart Wood, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
17/11/2002 NR4863 Jura House, Jura 4 Clark, I & L With pair of treecreepers.
08/02/2003 NR277676 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO88 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
26/01/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 J How RSPB
15/02/2004 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Glasgow RSPB
01/04/2004 NR2842 Leacann, RSPB The Oa 2 RSPB staff In scrub along Abhainn Ghil burn
10/04/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 C R McKay
29/04/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 J How RSPB
11/05/2004 NR2944 Maol Mhor, RSPB The Oa 2 RSPB staff
17/05/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 J How RSPB
30/07/2004 NR2841 Upper Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 2 RSPB staff
27/09/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 C R McKay
01/10/2004 NR2767 Gruinart Wood, RSPB Loch Gruinart 20 T ap Rheinalt iaj
08/10/2004 NR2841 Upper Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 1 RSPB staff On tractor in yard
11/10/2004 NR2873 Ardnave Farm 1 C Fotheringham RSPB CMS - farmland birds
11/10/2004 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Peter Swallow (BT)
14/10/2004 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 4 Peter Swallow (BT)
14/10/2004 NR2841 Upper Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 1 RSPB staff Sat on old tractor
20/10/2004 NR4279 Rubh'a'Mhail 1 Suzanne Cobb (BT) It was dark. The goldcrest was sitting on the kitchen window sill.
22/10/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 J How RSPB
23/10/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 C R McKay
23/10/2004 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Julie Hogg (BT)
23/10/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 C R McKay
26/10/2004 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Julie Hogg (BT)
26/10/2004 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 0 Julie Hogg (BT)
03/11/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 J How RSPB
01/12/2004 NR4654 Ardtalla 1 R & M Gulliver
15/12/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 C Fotheringham RSPB CMS - farmland birds
18/04/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
11/05/2005 NR2965 Coullabus 1 Mearns, R & B Singing.
30/06/2005 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 0 How
01/07/2005 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 0 How
01/08/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
08/09/2005 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 0 Nob & Bec
02/10/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 How, J.
15/11/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
16/11/2005 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 0 Valerie, J.D & Harris, T
21/11/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
12/12/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 How, J.
03/02/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 2 How, J.
01/11/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
26/11/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
07/02/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 4 Moncrieff, H.
15/03/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 2 How, J.
09/06/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 2 How, J.
02/11/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
10/12/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
04/04/2008 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 George Jackson
06/06/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 5 How Family
06/06/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 7 How family
10/06/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 0 How
11/06/2009 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 Stuart Marshall
21/08/2010 NR202534 Easter Ellister 1 Featherstone, M
10/06/2011 NR2664 Foreland 6 Mark & Sally Johnson