Iceland 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
27/03/1970 NR3445 Kilnaughton 1 Booth, C.G. & AFG Walker
30/03/1970 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Booth, C.G.
05/04/1970 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Booth, C.G. there on 6/4
16/09/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Verrall, K 2nd winter.
27/02/1974 NR3454 Torra 1 Booth, C.G. & M Hedley
30/03/1978 NR3548 Leorin 1 Meakin, A
12/04/1978 NR3548 Leorin 1 Booth, C.G. 2nd year
03/01/1979 NR2961 Top Loch Indaal 1 Booth, C.G.
19/03/1980 NR3147 Kintra 1 Booth, C.G. been there since end Feb
28/10/1981 NR1864 Coul Point 1 Newton, S.F
19/03/1983 NR3147 Kintra 1 Clarke, A
14/03/1986 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Clugston, D & I, Rockall, R & T Roosting with other gulls.
28/12/1987 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 1 Degnan, L
01/01/1994 NR2855 Laggan 1 Anderson, G. 1st winter at rubbish dump
01/01/1994 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Prentice, C. Prob.flying off,small&narrow wing for Glauc.Not heavy bill.Creamy white,pale brown barring flights.
26/01/1994 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 RSPB
02/01/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >N; 1st-winter
18/02/1995 NR2560 Coultorsay 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Ad Kumlien's
18/02/1995 NR2560 Coultorsay 1 Ogilvie, M.A. Kumlin's Gull
21/02/1995 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st-w
12/10/1995 NR3358 Tallant 1 Barnacal, B. 3rd w
20/10/1995 NR3360 Gartmain, Loch Indaal 1 Phillips, M. 2nd yr
26/10/1995 NR3358 Tallant 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 2nd/3rd yr
24/11/1995 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Unknown visitor 2nd w
13/03/1996 NR3360 Gartmain, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 2nd yr
04/05/1996 NR3360 Gartmain, Loch Indaal 1 Gordon, J. 2nd winter
28/05/1996 NR3360 Gartmain, Loch Indaal 1 Wells, P.S. Sub-adult
08/02/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S; adult
11/03/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown visitor 3rd w
11/03/1997 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown visitor 3rd w
29/03/1997 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Morris, A.J. 1st w/s
13/04/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S; 1st-winter/summer
06/11/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Anderson, G. 1st/2nd winter
27/12/1997 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Balmer, D.E. 1st W
27/12/1997 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Balmer, D.E. 1st winter.
30/12/1997 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Balmer, D.E. 1st W
30/12/1997 NR2958 Rubbish tip 1 Balmer, D.E. 1st winter.
03/01/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Balmer, D.E. 1st winter.
03/01/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Balmer, D.E. 1st W
19/01/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Votier, S.C. 1st W and to 25th
19/01/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Votier, S.C. 1st winter.
22/01/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Votier, S.C. 1st winter.
24/01/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Votier, S.C. 1st winter.
25/01/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Votier, S.C. 1st winter.
01/02/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Anderson, G. 1st W to at least 15 Mar
25/02/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 1st winter
28/02/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Johnson, C.
08/03/1998 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 1st winter
15/03/1998 NR3260 Gartnatra, Loch Indaal 1 Anderson, G. 1st winter throughout Feb - 15/3 at least.
22/03/1998 NR3464 Octovullin 2 McKay, C.R. 1ST W
26/03/1998 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 1st winter
26/03/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 1st winter
26/03/1998 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
06/04/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Cook, A. 1st summer.
06/04/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Cook, A.S. 1st yr
22/04/1998 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Cook, A. 1st summer.
22/04/1998 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Cook, A.S. 1st yr - not same as at Bowmore
22/04/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Cook, A. 1st summer. Differently marked to P.Ellen individual.
22/04/1998 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Cook, A.S. 1st S
13/05/1998 NR2942 Kinnabus, RSPB The Oa 1 Thompson, J. All white gull feeding with herring gull.
13/05/1998 NR2942 Kinnabus, RSPB The Oa 1 Thompson, J. Near adult
09/11/1998 NR2963 Uiskentuie, Loch Indaal 1 Butterworth, K. On shore with other gulls.
16/02/1999 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Clugston, D. Adult
07/03/1999 NR2858 Gartbreck, Loch Indaal 1 Cook, A.S. Imm (1st w going to 1st s)
16/03/1999 NR2858 Gartbreck, Loch Indaal 1 Cook, A.S. Imm (1st w going to 1st s)
01/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
05/01/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. 1W to 22nd
13/01/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 2 Medland, B., & Dyer, M. 2nd-Winter
16/01/2000 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
16/01/2000 NR3351 Glenegedale 1 Medland, B., & Dyer, M. 2nd-Winter
16/01/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 1W
24/01/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
24/01/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 2 Whitehouse, A. 1W and to 25th
26/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
26/01/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >N; 1W or 2W
26/01/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. 1W and to 18th Feb
13/02/2000 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
19/02/2000 NR1957 Coultoon 1 Clugston, D. 1W
19/02/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 2 Whitehouse, A. 1W and to 21st
19/02/2000 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Clugston, D. 1W found dead
20/02/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Clugston, D. 1W
23/02/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. 1W and to 25th
26/02/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 2 Whitehouse, A. 1W
27/02/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Butterworth, K. 1st winter
01/03/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 2 Whitehouse, A. 1 - 2 throughout month
01/03/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 2 Whitehouse, A. 1-2 all month, both 1W
12/03/2000 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
12/03/2000 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Ad
18/03/2000 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Batty, C.
18/03/2000 NR3360 Gartmain 1 Batty, C.
18/03/2000 NR3360 Gartmain, Loch Indaal 1 Batty, C. Ad
18/03/2000 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 2 Batty, C. Prob included 1 bird at Gartmain
19/03/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Batty, C. 1st winter
19/03/2000 NR3360 Gartmain 2 Batty, C.
21/03/2000 NR2355 Craigfad 1 Whitehouse, A.
28/03/2000 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Bird, S. & R.
30/03/2000 NR3262 Bridgend Merse, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. Ad
30/03/2000 NR3262 Bridgend Merse, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A.
08/04/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. 1W to 18th
30/04/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 RSPB staff
04/05/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Whitehouse, A. 1st summer
04/05/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Whitehouse, A. 1S
02/04/2001 NR3262 Bridgend Merse, Loch Indaal 1 Roberts, P. 1st year
02/04/2001 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 1 Roberts, P. Juvenile
29/11/2001 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 RSPB
28/12/2001 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Roberts, P. 1st/2nd year bird
29/12/2001 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st-winter
02/01/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Heavisides, A.
21/01/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Richardson, M. 1st W in harbour
21/01/2002 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Richardson, M. Ad
23/01/2002 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st-winter; present to 14/4
26/01/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Alfrey, P. 1st W in harbour
26/01/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Greenwood, A. 1st year
29/01/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Alfrey, P. 1st W in harbour
16/02/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Braithwaite, R. & M. Imm in harbour
20/02/2002 NR2871 Kilnave 1 Hollinrake, P. 2nd w
24/02/2002 NR2871 Kilnave Chapel 1 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st-winter (dark iris); poss identified as 2nd-w by others
24/02/2002 NR2870 Garra Eallabus 1 RSPB
25/02/2002 NR2871 Kilnave 1 RSPB
25/02/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Hollinrake, P. Ad in harbour
28/02/2002 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 RSPB
28/02/2002 NR2866 Aoradh Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB 1st w
01/03/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Roberts, P.
02/03/2002 NR2766 Grainel, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
12/03/2002 NR2769 Leckgruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB 1st w
15/03/2002 NR2464 Sunderland 1 McKay, C.R.
15/03/2002 NR2871 Kilnave 1 RSPB
15/03/2002 NR2866 Aoradh Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
23/03/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
28/03/2002 NR2766 Grainel, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
02/04/2002 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Ad; may have been reported as Glaucous
03/04/2002 NR3360 Gartmain 1 Ogilvie, M.A. 1st winter
04/04/2002 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Rout, F.
12/06/2002 NR1955 Ballimony 1 Greenwood, A. Adult in flight
16/06/2002 NR2866 Aoradh Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB 2nd summer
01/01/2004 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 B Richards Ad
14/02/2004 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Glasgow RSPB Ad W
19/02/2004 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 T ap Rheinalt ad
01/02/2005 NR3559 Mulindry 1 Wright, S.J & Puolakka, T.K Between Bridgend and Mulindry. Damaged foot.
01/02/2005 NR3059 Bowmore 3 Wright, S.J & Puolakka, T.K 2 second year and a third year with herring gulls.
01/02/2005 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 1 Wright, S.J & Puolakka, T.K
01/02/2005 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Wright, S.J & Puolakka, T.K Right primaries not intact.
13/02/2005 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 0 Clugston, D 1st/ 2nd winter.
17/02/2005 NR3548 Leorin 2 Wisniewski, P
17/02/2005 NR3548 Leorin 2 Wisniewski, P & Cheetham, J
09/03/2005 NR3059 Bowmore 3 McKay, C
09/03/2005 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 McKay, C
10/03/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 How, J.
11/03/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 How, J.
14/03/2005 NR2870 Garra Eallabus 0 Grant, G
03/04/2005 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Williamson, B
01/05/2005 NR4546 Port Ellen to Claggain Bay 5 McKay, C
01/05/2005 NR3059 Bowmore 3 McKay, C Between Bowmore and Duich.
01/05/2005 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 McKay, C Between Gruinart and Bridgend.
01/05/2005 NR1652 Portnahaven 2 McKay, C Between Portnahaven and Port Charlotte.
07/05/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
06/04/2006 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Unknown
19/01/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J. 1st winter
01/02/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
06/02/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff 1st winter
10/02/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
24/02/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
27/02/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J. 1st winter
20/02/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Fotheringham farmland birds
09/04/2008 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Andy Schofield Ist year
21/04/2008 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Visitor
03/10/2009 NR277726 Ardnave 1 How Adult