Leach's Storm Petrel

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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
1891 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Booth, C.G. wreck year
1891 NR3060 Islay 1 Booth, C.G. wreck year
1952 NR3060 Islay 1 Booth, C.G. wreck year
01/01/1952 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Booth, C.G. wreck year
08/09/1974 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Verrall, K. (SB 8:8)
09/10/1976 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Verrall, K. (SB 10:3)
11/09/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Verrall, K. (SB 10:4)
14/09/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Verrall, K. (SB 10:4)
16/03/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in NW gale
16/03/1994 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >W along sound
28/08/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 68 ap Rheinallt, T. Flying S
28/08/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 69 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 9 hr
04/09/1994 NR1864 Coul Point 1 Walker, D. Seawatch 1500-1800
05/09/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
10/09/1994 NR1864 Coul Point 5 Walker, D. Seawatch 0700-1600
10/09/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 9 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
11/09/1994 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 3 Walker, D.
11/09/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 9 ap Rheinallt, T. Five & half hr Seawatch. All flying S.
25/08/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
24/09/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 3 ap Rheinallt, T. >S; +1 seen CRMcK
05/10/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 3 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
30/09/1996 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 4 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
04/10/1996 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Maguire, E.J. >S; EJ Maguire
06/10/1996 NR1864 Coul Point 1 Cronin, C. >S;
19/10/1996 NR1864 Coul Point 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
21/10/1996 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
27/10/1996 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 4 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
16/09/1998 NR0101 Ferry crossing 2 Gibson, S. 1 (outward), 2 (inward) Islay - Colonsay on Jura side between Bunnahabhain - Rubha a Mhail.
16/09/1998 NR4279 Rubh'a'Mhail 2 Gibson, S. From Colonsay ferry
22/05/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 18 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 4 hrs in W gale; unprecedented!
22/05/1999 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Unknown Close inshore
10/10/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
02/11/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Whitehouse, A. >S
06/09/2000 NR2974 Ardnave Point 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >W
08/09/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 3 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
09/09/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 28 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 3.75 hr
09/09/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 28 Whitehouse, A. >S
08/10/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
21/10/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
24/10/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
25/10/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
28/10/2000 NR0101 Ferry crossing 1 Carr, G.
02/09/2001 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 11 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 7 hrs
07/09/2001 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 46 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 7 hrs
12/09/2001 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 61 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 5.5 hrs
13/09/2001 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 5 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 1 hr in NNW9, too wild to seawatch!
15/09/2001 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 6 ap Rheinallt, T. >S in 3 hrs
17/01/2003 NR300422 The Oa: Compt 33 4 Gus Keys
29/08/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt S in 3 h. Tristan stayed for 8.5 h.
29/08/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 4 T ap Rheinalt >S, 8.5 hrs
30/08/2004 NR2974 Ardnave Point 3 T ap Rheinalt >W, 3 hrs
11/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 20 C R McKay S in 3 h 10 mins.
12/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 5 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt S in 4h 30mins.
12/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 5 T ap Rheinalt >S, 5 hrs
14/09/2004 NR2974 Ardnave Point 55 T ap Rheinalt >W, 6 hrs
18/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt >S in 2h 40mins.
18/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 T ap Rheinalt >S, 2.75 hrs
19/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 15 T ap Rheinalt >S, 6 hrs
20/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 30 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt >S in 6h.
20/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 30 T ap Rheinalt >S, 6 hrs
21/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 143 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt >S in 9h. Record site day total.
21/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 143 T ap Rheinalt >S, 9 hrs record count for this site
22/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 17 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt Total during 2h 15 mins seawatch.
22/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 17 T ap Rheinalt >S, 2.25 hrs
23/09/2004 NR2974 Ardnave Point 2 C R McKay
23/09/2004 NR2974 Ardnave Point 13 T ap Rheinalt >W, 1.5 hr
23/09/2004 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 J How RSPB
24/09/2004 NR2974 Ardnave Point 6 T ap Rheinalt >W, 1.25 hr
06/10/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 C R McKay Migrants in & out of Loch Gruinart in force 6 NW winds.
07/10/2004 NR2974 Ardnave Point 1 C R McKay Migrants >W in 1 hour
01/10/2005 NR0101 From ferry, Port Ellen to Kennacraig 1 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
13/09/2011 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Peter Roberts