Gyrfalcon

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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
1862 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 1 Unknown White-plumaged bird shot. Date approx
1867 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 4 Unknown 4 different killed, 2 white, 2 dark. Date approx
22/12/1978 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Unknown white. Seen on Rinns to at least 25th April 1979
19/02/1979 NR3157 Corrary Hill 1 Andrew, D In pursuit of wood pigeons between Bowmore and Corrary Hill.
22/02/1979 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Newton, I Chasing pigeons then perched. Also observed by D. Andrew and D. Jenkins.
22/02/1979 NR3158 Loanbaan 1 Newton, I. White
19/03/1979 NR3760 Dun Nosebridge 1 Elliott, R.E. Pale colour. Found poisoned. 2 were reported on island previously.
19/03/1979 NR3760 Dun Nosebridge 1 Elliott, R.E. White, found dead - poisoned
17/12/1979 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Balfour Paul, I. Dark
17/12/1979 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Balfour Paul, I. Dark [Not in SB]
11/09/1982 NR2871 Kilnave 1 Smith, M Possible dark phase. Attacked by pair of peregrines.
17/09/1982 NR2871 Kilnave 1 Elliott, R.E. Attacked by 2 peregrines.
17/09/1982 NR2871 Kilnave 1 Smith, M. Dark
17/09/1982 NR2871 Kilnave 1 Smith, M. Dark [Not in SB]
13/10/1987 NR2066 Saligo 1 Elliott, R.E. Dark colour, perched on old mast stays.
17/04/1990 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Peacock, M.A., et al. White male, flew to Rockmountain where seen feeding on Red Grouse
04/11/1991 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Peacock, M.A., et al. Imm female, white, hit window. Released L.Gruinart next day. Found dead McArthur's Head on 10th
22/02/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Found A. Keys; submitted to BBRC
22/02/2002 NR2769 Leckgruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Chasing Jackdaws around the ruin in field 4
22/02/2002 NR2765 Druim na h-Earasaid, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Fantastic greenland white phase
23/02/2002 NR2567 Carn Beannachd 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/02/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
03/03/2002 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 Ogilvie, M.A. White bird - reported to me by visitor
15/03/2002 NR2064 Coull Farm 1 Jones, D.
28/03/2002 NR2362 Gleann Osamail 1 Yates, G.
01/04/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Brooke, M. Flying through Glen
20/12/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J McGhie Large white falcon seen over RSPB reported by visitor to John
21/03/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 How Greenland bird