Lesser Redpoll

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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
1974 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 8 Verrall, K
1975 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 12 Verrall, K
1976 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 5 Verrall, K
1977 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 4 Verrall, K
2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 RSPB Present in breeding season; no count of pairs
2002 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
2002 NR2769 Leckgruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
2002 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
2003 NR276672 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO01-AO98 0 RSPB Gruinart staff 2 pairs found in casual survey AO40 and AO88.
2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 How, J.
08/07/1949 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 R.V
17/08/1957 NR3362 Bridgend 2 Walker, A.F.G
17/08/1957 NR4347 Kildalton 16 Walker, A.F.G Several pairs and singles. 16 max. recorded.
18/03/1972 NR3362 Bridgend 1 A.K
18/03/1972 NR4347 Kildalton 2 A.K
01/06/1972 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 Hickling, J
01/05/1973 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 Pearce, J & K
14/05/1973 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Pearce, J & K
25/09/1973 NR3695 Kilchattan, Colonsay 0 Harling, J Several together on telegraph wires.
02/07/1974 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 0 Payne, K
02/07/1974 NR3972 Staoisha Eararach 2 Payne, K
17/08/1975 NR4553 Trudernish 0 Michael
15/11/1975 NR4347 Kildalton 2 Oliver, M
09/10/1976 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Verrall, K. Mealy
09/10/1976 NR3362 Bridgend 5 Verrall, K. Mealy
19/03/1977 NR4146 Ardbeg 8 Roworth, P
05/11/1977 NR3659 Cluanach 4 Davies, M
21/05/1978 NR3659 Cluanach 0 Elliott, R.E. Cluanach/ Cattadale. Allt nan Gamhna bridge.
22/05/1978 NR4267 Loch Allan 0 Elliott, R.E. Near loch on tops of pines.
27/03/1979 NR3562 Stone Cottage, Bridgend Woods 0 Elliott, R.E.
10/04/1979 NR4347 Kildalton 80 Walker, A.F.G
07/06/1979 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 0 University of Cambridge, Extra-Mural Studies.
07/06/1979 NR3659 Cluanach 1 University of Cambridge, Extra-Mural Studies.
19/07/1980 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 5 Campbell, B
01/06/1981 NR4347 Kildalton 2 Robinson, S.T Near castle in pines.
23/12/1981 NR2755 Laggan Point 1 Hunt, A.J, Greem, E.E, & Henderson, M
04/09/1982 NR5267 Craighouse, Jura 2 Smith, M
04/07/1985 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Vasey, R
22/02/1986 NR3362 Bridgend 0 Butterworth, P
25/05/1986 NR4654 Ardtalla 1 Liford, R.G
25/05/1986 NR2064 Coull Farm 1 Bullen, S
31/05/1986 NR4654 Ardtalla 2 Boulton, K Pair.
01/06/1986 NR4654 Ardtalla 2 Boulton, K Pair.
15/06/1986 NR4553 Claggain Wood 20 Elliott, R.E.
16/06/1986 NR4347 Kildalton Woods 5 Wilson, J
18/09/1986 NR5471 Leargybreck, Jura 1 Jardine, D.C & J & McNab, R & J
06/10/1986 NR2560 Coultorsay 1 Russell, D & T
01/08/1987 NR4165 Lossit Farm 0 Collis, M.G
17/10/1987 NR4348 Loch nan Diol 4 Griffin, M
02/06/1992 NR3966 Ballygrant 0 Whitworth, J.
05/05/1993 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Smith, N.A. Flew down into thicket nr house
26/07/1993 NR2159 Loch Conailbhe 2 Welch, S. Pr with young at Grid ref. 218595
08/11/1993 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 25 Johnson, C. flock flew over
26/11/1993 NR4448 Ardilistry Bay 2 Butterworth, K. On alders at grid ref 438488
30/04/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
30/04/1994 NR1955 Ballimony 2 RSPB Rinns survey Southern half forestry
29/05/1994 NR3968 Finlaggan 0 Clarkson, E.
30/05/1994 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 RSPB Rinns survey
05/06/1994 NR2157 Beinn Tart a'Mhill 1 RSPB Rinns survey In trees below
21/06/1994 NR2259 Gearach 1 RSPB Rinns survey In forestry to west
22/06/1994 NR2158 Olistadh 1 RSPB Rinns survey
28/06/1994 NR1955 Ballimony 1 RSPB Rinns survey
30/06/1994 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 4 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st of yr local patch
08/08/1994 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 3 ap Rheinallt, T. Juvs
03/10/1994 NR4347 Kildalton 5 Davidson, Mr & Mrs H.
08/10/1994 NR3357 Loch Tallant, Laggan 5 Davidson, Mr & Mrs H.
12/10/1994 NR3660 Neriby 1 Davidson, Mr & Mrs H. In mixed finch flock
27/11/1994 NR3556 Avenvogie Farm 1 Banks, S.
28/04/1995 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
03/05/1995 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/05/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 4 ap Rheinallt, T. >E
05/05/1995 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
06/05/1995 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. Apparently in off sea
07/05/1995 NR1953 Cnoc Chaluim Mhoir 6 ap Rheinallt, T.
16/05/1995 NR1651 Port Wemyss 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
07/07/1995 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 Johnson, C.
08/07/1995 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Johnson, C.
19/08/1995 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 4 Elliot, D. 1 group of 4 birds.
31/08/1995 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 15 Robinson, P.
10/09/1995 NR2053 Easter Ellister 4 ap Rheinallt, T.
16/09/1995 NR2053 Easter Ellister 4 ap Rheinallt, T.
20/09/1995 NR2053 Easter Ellister 4 ap Rheinallt, T.
07/10/1995 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
11/11/1995 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 2 Johnson, C. nr Wool Mill
25/05/1996 NR4448 Ardilistry 4 Gordon, J.
27/05/1996 NR4553 Trudernish 3 Wells, P.S.
27/05/1996 NR3454 Torra 2 Wells, P.S.
30/05/1996 NR3357 Loch Tallant, Laggan 1 Wells, P.S.
11/08/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 25 ap Rheinallt, T. Influx
03/09/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 15 ap Rheinallt, T.
05/09/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 60 ap Rheinallt, T.
07/09/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 40 ap Rheinallt, T.
07/09/1996 NR1852 Portnahaven Glen 25 ap Rheinallt, T.
09/09/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
09/09/1996 NR1852 Portnahaven Glen 20 ap Rheinallt, T. >E
19/09/1996 NR1651 Port Wemyss 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
20/09/1996 NR1751 Rhinns Point 50 ap Rheinallt, T.
21/09/1996 NR1752 Gleann na Rainich 18 ap Rheinallt, T. Inc adj squares
22/09/1996 NR1651 Port Wemyss 60 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/05/1997 NR2661 Bruichladdich 3 McGough, M. & P.
01/06/1997 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Smith, C.
05/06/1997 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Smith, C.
15/06/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
22/06/1997 NR4271 Ardnahoe 2 Newton, P.
22/06/1997 NR4271 Ardnahoe Loch 2 Newton, Mr & Mrs P.
15/07/1997 NR2965 Coullabus 2 Bleaney, M.F.
19/08/1997 NR4267 Loch Allan 2 Rae, S.
26/08/1997 NR3759 Kynagarry E Plantation 20 Robinson, P.
04/09/1997 NR4065 Loch Lossit 1 Robinson, P.
23/10/1997 NR4167 Kilslevan 1 ap Rheinallt, T. One of only 2 sightings in week
24/10/1997 NR3244 Upper Cragabus 1 ap Rheinallt, T. One of only 2 sightings in week
25/10/1997 NR3659 Cluanach 1 Phillips, M.
09/06/1998 NR4173 Margadale Glen 1 Johnson, C.
09/06/1998 NR4073 Margadale River 1 Johnson, C.
01/07/1998 NR4453 Claggain River 3 Holding, D. Singing
01/07/1998 NR4553 Claggain Wood 3 Holding, D.J. & A.E. 3 at least singing & over flying.
02/07/1998 NR4271 Ardnahoe 4 Harding, D.J. Singing
02/07/1998 NR4271 Ardnahoe 4 Holding, D.
02/07/1998 NR4271 Ardnahoe 4 Holding, D.J. & A.E. 4 at least singing & over flying, perched.
02/07/1998 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 2 Harding, D.J. Singing
02/07/1998 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 2 Holding, D.
02/07/1998 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 2 Holding, D.J. & A.E. 2 at least singing & over flying, perched.
06/10/1998 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 0 Johnson, C. Small flock
10/10/1998 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 10 Johnson, C.
10/10/1998 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 10 Johnson, C. At least.
12/11/1998 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Butterworth, K. Several
19/05/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 2 Whitehouse, A. Pr bred locally
21/05/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
11/06/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
23/06/1999 NR3357 Loch Tallant, Laggan 2 Whitehouse, A. 2 prs
05/07/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
07/07/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 13 Whitehouse, A.
18/07/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 20 Whitehouse, A.
27/07/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 7 RSPB
07/08/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 30 Whitehouse, A.
26/08/1999 NR4168 Keills 70 Robinson, P.
22/09/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/10/1999 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 1 Johnson, C.
07/10/1999 NR2053 Easter Ellister 17 Whitehouse, A.
10/11/1999 NR3147 Kintra 5 Travis, C.
28/04/2000 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Whitehouse, A.
09/05/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/06/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 RSPB Birds present in breeding season, no definited evidence of breeding.
01/06/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB Monthly maxima
19/06/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB staff
22/06/2000 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Whitehouse, A.
01/07/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
16/07/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
30/07/2000 NR3362 Bridgend Woods 5 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/08/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 15 RSPB
14/08/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 15 RSPB staff
27/08/2000 NR2762 Gortan 2 Whitehouse, A.
01/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 7 RSPB Monthly maxima
04/09/2000 NR3154 Duich 1 Whitehouse, A.
29/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 7 RSPB staff
11/04/2001 NR2168 North-west Rhinns 1 RSPB
05/05/2001 NR2565 Cnoc Fada 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
26/05/2001 NR3357 Loch Tallant, Laggan 12 ap Rheinallt, T. iaj
26/05/2001 NR2965 Coullabus 1 Bleaney, M.F.
27/05/2001 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
06/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
22/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/06/2001 NR2965 Coullabus 3 Bleaney, M.F.
26/06/2001 NR4863 Jura House, Jura 1 Butterworth, K. Walled garden
28/06/2001 NR4654 Ardtalla 3 Butterworth, K. About 3.
05/07/2001 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Cubitt, M.
07/07/2001 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 Cubitt, M.
08/07/2001 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 2 Cubitt, M.
17/08/2001 NR2870 Garra Eallabus 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
22/08/2001 NR2558 Port Charlotte 2 Roberts, P. Pair feeding fledged young.
10/09/2001 NR3563 Woollen Mill, Bridgend Woods 25 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock
17/09/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 5 ap Rheinallt, T.
22/09/2001 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 6 ap Rheinallt, T. Definite Lesser
22/09/2001 NR2966 Corsapol 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
30/09/2001 NR2365 Loch Gorm 5 ap Rheinallt, T.
27/04/2002 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 2 Ellisdon, D. Woods beside loch
30/04/2002 NR3759 Kynagarry W Plantation 3 Ellisdon, D.
26/05/2002 NR4653 Claggain Bay 20 ap Rheinallt, T. iaj
27/05/2002 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
29/05/2002 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Cairns, Francis & Marter
29/05/2002 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 4 Cairns, Francis & Marter Pr, and Pr + 2y
03/06/2002 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
12/06/2002 NR1955 Ballimony 1 Greenwood, A.
13/06/2002 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
15/06/2002 NR4347 Kildalton 3 Greenwood, A.
28/06/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M. M
02/07/2002 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
06/07/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M. M
23/07/2002 NR3444 Carraig Fhada 8 Spray, C., & Chisholm, H.
01/08/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman 2 Spray, C., & Chisholm, H. Near house
04/09/2002 NR2869 Creag Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
27/09/2002 NR2768 Gruinart Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 RSPB
28/09/2002 NR2364 Loch Gorm SSE 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Common Redpoll. Description submitted
03/10/2002 NR2259 Gearach 7 Johnson, M. & S.
20/10/2002 NR3244 Upper Cragabus 15 Stephens, M.
17/05/2003 NR275676 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO40 2 RSPB Gruinart staff
20/06/2003 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M. F
01/04/2004 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 RSPB Present and breeding, no count
06/05/2004 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Calle Ljungberg
06/05/2004 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 2 Calle Ljungberg
08/05/2004 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Calle Ljungberg
11/05/2004 NR2944 Maol Mhor, RSPB The Oa 2 RSPB staff pair
05/07/2004 NR3545 Imeraval 1 R & M Gulliver
10/07/2004 NR4863 Jura House, Jura 1 C R McKay
14/07/2004 NR3357 Loch Tallant, Laggan 1 C R McKay
14/07/2004 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 2 C R McKay
14/07/2004 NR3558 Avinlussa 1 C R McKay
15/07/2004 NR3454 Torra 1 C R McKay
15/07/2004 NR3454 Torra 2 C R McKay
09/09/2004 NR3147 Kintra 2 C R McKay
22/09/2004 NR2841 Upper Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 1 RSPB staff sitting on fence close to monument
04/10/2004 NR2169 Ton Lagain 2 RSPB staff
24/10/2004 NR2866 Aoradh Farm, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RAF Bird Club
14/03/2005 NR4066 Ballygrant Woods 0 Grant, G
12/05/2005 NR4453 Claggain River 4 Mearns, R & B Feeding in adjacent grass fields.
12/05/2005 NR4550 Kildalton Church 5 Mearns, R & B
30/06/2005 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 2 How
01/07/2005 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 0 How
07/05/2006 NR2153 Gleannagaoidh 4 Greenwood, A & Ashall, J
22/10/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 2 Visitor
17/04/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 2 How, J.
24/05/2007 NR4654 Ardtalla 3 Shutes, J & A 2 adults + 1 young.
20/07/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
21/07/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
02/05/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 2 How
04/06/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 2 How
26/06/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 2 How
14/03/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
10/06/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 How
05/06/2011 NR2467 Carnduncan 2 Mark & Sally Johnson
08/06/2011 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
12/06/2011 NR2467 Carnduncan 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
12/06/2011 NR4267 Loch Allan 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
13/06/2011 NR3147 Kintra 5 Mark & Sally Johnson
16/06/2011 NR4653 Claggain Bay 4 Mark & Sally Johnson