Jack Snipe

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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
01/10/1932 NR3244 Cragabus 1 Booth, C.G. From Kildalton Game Book
14/10/1932 NR3445 Cairnmore Estate 1 Booth, C.G. From Cairnmore Game Book, first jack snipe
21/10/1932 NR3445 Cairnmore Estate 1 Booth, C.G. From Cairnmore Game Book, shot first jack snipe
11/01/1936 NR3445 Cairnmore Estate 1 Booth, C.G. From Cairnmore Game Book
06/08/1970 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Hilditch, W.G Seen sitting and in flight.
14/09/1973 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 1 Verrall, K
05/01/1979 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 Milne, D
07/01/1979 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 Milne, D
23/03/1979 NR2267 Ballinaby 1 Elliott, R.E. Ditch to NE, low short flight away. Beak length 1.2 x head length.
20/10/1979 NR2967 Craigens 1 Carr, G
24/10/1979 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Carr, G
26/10/1979 NR1856 Lossit 1 Carr, G
18/12/1980 NR2269 Loch Corr 1 Stroud, D
21/01/1981 NR2269 Loch Corr 3 Stroud, D
31/03/1981 NR3171 Killinallan 1 Brathay Exploration Group
02/04/1981 NR2969 Bun-an-uillt, Loch Gruinart 1 Brathay Exploration Group
24/12/1981 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 2 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
24/12/1981 NR37 Islay (north): Killinallan to Bolsay 1 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
29/12/1981 NR2974 Ardnave Point 1 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
04/09/1982 NR5673 Lowlandman's Bay, Jura 1 Smith, M
18/01/1985 NR4165 Lossit Farm 1 Critchley, A
28/12/1985 NR2871 Kilnave 1 Ingleston, L
01/02/1986 NR3062 Blackrock 2 Jones, B
22/02/1986 NR1652 Portnahaven 2 Butterworth, P
02/06/1986 NR3361 Springbank 1 Smith, D.B
06/10/1986 NR2371 Sanaigmore Bay 1 Russell, D & T
22/03/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
05/04/1994 NR2560 Coultorsay 2 Jackson, G.
22/10/1995 NR1852 Wester Ellister 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
10/06/1996 NR2267 Ballinaby 1 Ashby, B. & C. [Not accepted]
10/06/1996 NR2267 Ballinaby 1 Ashby, B. & C.
16/10/1996 NR2370 Sanaigmore 1 Leckie, F.
22/12/1996 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Bleaney, M.F.
22/12/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
05/02/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
27/10/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
28/10/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
06/11/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
16/11/1997 NR2467 Carnduncan 1 Anderson, G.
21/11/1997 NR3357 Loch Tallant, Laggan 1 Anderson, G.
21/12/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
31/03/1998 NR2065 Coulererach 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
06/10/1998 NR2467 Carnduncan 1 Armitage, J.
22/10/1999 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
13/11/1999 NR2958 Ardlarach 1 Whitehouse, A.
01/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
06/10/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
25/10/2000 NR4654 Ardtalla 1 Bell, G.
28/12/2000 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 Richards, B.
19/01/2001 NR2464 Sunderland 1 Roberts, P.
20/05/2001 NR3351 Glenegedale 1 Greenwood, A.
24/10/2001 NR2466 Grulinmore 1 Hogg, J. Small snipe with short bill picked out in headlights, in road. Flushed, no call heard, landed 7-8m.
26/10/2001 NR2466 Grulinmore 1 Hogg, J. Same place as previous - NR247664
02/11/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Sykes, T. Flushed by hen harrier (with 2 common snipe for comparison)
26/11/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
20/12/2001 NR3056 Island Farm 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
20/12/2001 NR2855 Loch na Nigheadaireachd 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
04/10/2002 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
24/10/2002 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 Stephens, M. In field left of road end
15/11/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
26/04/2003 NR270658 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO69 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
24/10/2003 NR284708 Ardnave: Compt KN08A 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
20/10/2004 NR2666 RSPB Grainel W 1 J How RSPB
25/11/2004 NR2867 Gruinart merse, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J How RSPB
07/12/2004 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J How RSPB
19/02/2005 NR3362 River Sorn, Bridgend 0 Wisniewski, P Mouth of river.
19/02/2005 NR3362 River Sorn, Bridgend 0 Wisniewski, P & Cheetham, J Mouth of river.
06/04/2005 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 How, J.
19/04/2005 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
01/07/2005 NR6487 Ardlussa, Jura 1 Gilmore, J Crossing road.
26/09/2005 NR1955 Ballimony 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
22/11/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
10/02/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
03/03/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
28/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
19/12/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 Fotheringham, C.
01/05/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 How
03/10/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 How
01/11/2008 NR277726 Ardnave 1 How