Northern Gannet

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Date Gridref Site Quantity Recorder Comment
1975 NR4469 Feolin Ferry 0 Youngson, P Frequently passing.
08/07/1949 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 R.V
17/08/1957 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 100 Walker, A.F.G 100 in one hour heading W.
17/08/1957 NR2066 Saligo Bay 0 Walker, A.F.G Movement ranged from 100 in 15mins to 45 in 15mins. Moving S.
20/08/1957 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 100 Walker, A.F.G. up to 100/hr >W
23/08/1957 NR2066 Saligo 100 Walker, A.F.G. south in 15 mins from 13.45 to 45 in 15 mins from 15.05.(F6/7 SW)
29/12/1971 NR1653 Claddach 1 Booth, C.G.
30/01/1972 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Booth, C.G. close to shore
18/03/1972 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 3 A.K
18/03/1972 NR2370 Sanaigmore 1 A.K
14/06/1972 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Rogers, J & Wingrove
27/07/1972 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 Booth, C.G. at sea
03/11/1972 NR3445 Kilnaughton 1 Booth, C.G. at sea
08/04/1973 NR4346 Loch an t-Sailein 1 Booth, C.G.
20/04/1973 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Booth, C.G.
07/05/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 150 Verrall, K. feeding & going N
14/05/1973 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Pearce, J & K
09/06/1973 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 John, A
09/06/1973 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 John, A
09/06/1973 NR1651 Orsay 12 John, A Heading W.
09/06/1973 NR2066 Saligo 0 John, A
29/07/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 177 Verrall, K. in 3 hrs; of which 11 S
19/08/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 250 Verrall, K. going N; 100+ feeding
26/08/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 310 Verrall, K. 270 S; 40 N; fog
02/09/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 535 Verrall, K. S in 3.5hrs
09/09/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 270 Verrall, K. S in 2h rs
16/09/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 305 Verrall, K. S in 2hrs
19/09/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 200 Verrall, K.
21/09/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 50 Verrall, K. S in 2.5hrs
22/09/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 95 Verrall, K. S
25/09/1973 NR4090 Colonsay 1 Harling, J Seen on way to Colonsay.
07/10/1973 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 2 Harling, J On way back from Jura.
07/10/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 203 Verrall, K. S in 3hrs
14/10/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 122 Verrall, K. S in 2.5hrs
21/10/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 63 Verrall, K. S in 2.5hrs
09/12/1973 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 Verrall, K. in 1.5 hrs
12/12/1973 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Booth, C.G. adult in storm
01/03/1974 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Booth, C.G.
15/03/1974 NR4347 Kildalton 2 Clugston, D.L & Shenton, D.C
15/03/1974 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Clugston, D.L & Shenton, D.C
20/03/1974 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 4 Davies, M & Heubeck, M
30/06/1974 NR2066 Saligo Bay 5 Payne, K
30/06/1974 NR1851 Cnoc Undail 116 Payne, K Sea watch.
30/06/1974 NR1651 Port Wemyss 61 Payne, K
04/07/1974 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 26 Payne, K
04/07/1974 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 45 Payne, K
05/07/1974 NR4653 Claggain Bay 3 Payne, K
23/08/1974 NR3545 Port Ellen 14 Booth, C.G. adults
24/08/1974 NR1652 Portnahaven 20 Barden, P
09/01/1975 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Booth, C.G.
02/02/1975 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 2 Booth, C.G.
27/04/1975 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 3 Booth, C.G.
01/06/1975 NR4370 Sound of Islay 2 Davies, G
17/08/1975 NR2066 Saligo Bay 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Michael Passage SSW.
17/08/1975 NR2063 Machir Bay 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR4370 Sound of Islay 0 Michael
17/08/1975 NR4370 Sound of Islay 10 Michael
20/08/1975 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 37 Allen, M.J, Bently, M & Peters, A
20/08/1975 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 215 Allen, M.J, Bently, M & Peters, A
20/08/1975 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 240 Bentley & Peters 11.00 - 13.00; SSW; 210 (adults); 26 (immature); NNE; 4 (adults); 0 (immature).
22/08/1975 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 2 Booth, C.G.
08/09/1975 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 500 Verrall, K., & Catlin, L. in 4 hrs
10/09/1975 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 254 Unknown in 3 hrs
25/10/1975 NR2066 Saligo 0 Walker, A.F.G., & Taylor, C.T. seen
28/10/1975 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 0 Walker, A.F.G., & Taylor, C.T. seen
01/11/1975 NR5388 Shian coast, Jura 2 Youngson, P
17/11/1975 NR1864 Coul Point 0 Hobson, B
17/11/1975 NR1864 Coul Point 0 Hobson, B. some
28/02/1976 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Clugston, D
28/02/1976 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 Clugston, D
28/02/1976 NR0101 From ferry, Port Ellen to Kennacraig 15 Clugston, D Between Port Ellen and the N end of Gigha. Around a trawler.
28/02/1976 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 22 Clugston, D Following and circling round a trawler coming into Port Ellen.
29/02/1976 NR3545 Port Ellen 22 Clugston, D. following a fishing boat
08/03/1976 NR3052 Laggan Bay 1 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR2370 Sanaigmore 0 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR1856 Lossit 0 Ralph, S.E
08/03/1976 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Ralph, S.E Light southerly movement.
12/03/1976 NR1652 Port Mias-sgeire 10 Elliott, R.E. Flying NNW against wind.
01/05/1976 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Taylor, C.J Strings of up to 10 most days off coast.
04/06/1976 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Glover, B.R Small party.
15/08/1976 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 759 Booth, C.G. S in 3 hrs.(SB 10:3)
13/09/1976 NR2066 Saligo Bay 7 Elliott, R.E. Flying S, one searching and diving.
16/09/1976 NR2066 Saligo Bay 1 Elliott, R.E. Flying S, found a few fish in the bay.
02/10/1976 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Walker, A.F.G & Owen, J Steady southwards movement.
15/10/1976 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Brown, K
24/10/1976 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Robinson, S.T Good numbers.
02/03/1977 NR3445 Kilnaughton 1 Booth, C.G.
08/03/1977 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 0 Elliott, R.E.
11/03/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 50 Elliott, R.E. Flying S.
18/04/1977 NR4370 Sound of Islay 0 Campbell, B & R Parties of adults.
07/05/1977 NR3445 Kilnaughton 4 Booth, C.G.
21/05/1977 NR3052 Laggan Bay 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
21/05/1977 NR2370 Sanaigmore 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A 12- 15 birds in a group.
21/05/1977 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
21/05/1977 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
21/05/1977 NR2068 Rubha Lamanais, RSPB Smaull 0 Harrison, J.M & V.A
24/05/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E. Diving near and flying S in groups.
25/05/1977 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E. Some flying S.
28/05/1977 NR1653 Claddach 40 Booth, C.G. at sea
29/05/1977 NR3248 Kintra River 0 Elliott, R.E. Diving near mergansers.
31/05/1977 NR2875 Nave Island 0 Elliott, R.E. Flying SW in Nave island sound.
07/06/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 60 Robinson, S.T Count heading S in 15 mins.
11/06/1977 NM6801 Gulf of Corryvreckan, Jura 0 Roworth, P Noticeable movement of birds.
19/06/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 100 Langsbury, G
05/07/1977 NR3059 Bowmore 2 Unknown
24/07/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 950 Verrall, K.
20/08/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 35 Youngman, R.E Fishing in tide race.
29/08/1977 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Elliott, R.E. Several fly W.
31/08/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 52 Youngman, R.E Heading south. Counted in 1 hour.
02/10/1977 NR4659 McArthur's Head 2 Batty, D & P
05/10/1977 NR2370 Sanaigmore 0 Batty, D & P Along N and W part of coast.
08/10/1977 NR44 Islay (south-east): Lagavulin to Kildalton 0 Elliott, R.E. Few flying E along S coast
08/10/1977 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 1 Clarke, A
10/10/1977 NR2066 Saligo Bay 4 Elliott, R.E. 4 flying S. 1 dived for 30 mins.
11/10/1977 NR2456 Eilean Dubh, Loch Indaal 1 Elliott, R.E. Flying S
14/10/1977 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 2 Elliott, R.E. 1 flying albatross fashion around NE point. 2nd flew W.
03/11/1977 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 Davies, M Heading S.
06/11/1977 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 Davies, M
30/04/1978 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 2 Booth, C.G.
07/05/1978 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 5 Booth, C.G.
14/05/1978 NR2661 Bruichladdich 3 Elliott, R.E. 3 diving off Aros na Mara.
15/05/1978 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 2 Elliott, R.E. SW of cliffs, flying left, 30 mins apart.
15/05/1978 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 8 Elliott, R.E. 8 flying WSW in about 30 mins.
23/05/1978 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 79 Elliott, R.E. 9 flying around. In 1 hour 18 flew NNW behind rocks and 52 flew SSE infront of rocks. Immature always following adults.
23/05/1978 NR1751 Rhinns Point 20 Elliott, R.E. 20 flew E to W, mainly across mouth of Loch Indaal.
24/05/1978 NR4557 Proaig 2 Elliott, R.E. 2 circled, drifted and dived, max of 6 in the bay.
27/05/1978 NR0101 From ferry 1 Elliott, R.E. South of Islay flying WNW.
03/09/1978 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 1 Clarke, A
24/10/1978 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Carr, G Sighting between Craigens and Ardnave Point.
22/03/1979 NR2059 Kilchiaran Bay 1 Elliott, R.E. Flying S.
25/03/1979 NR3052 Laggan Bay 3 Elliott, R.E. 1 flying S, 2 flying N. Near Aerodrome.
27/03/1979 NR1651 Orsay 3 Elliott, R.E. Passed behind Orsay to SSW.
23/05/1979 NR1856 Lossit 0 Elliott, R.E. Many to S.
25/05/1979 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Elliott, R.E. 4 to NE, many to SW.
28/05/1979 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E. Many moving, chiefly NW to SE, some fishing off Lossit.
28/05/1979 NR1751 Rhinns Point 0 Elliott, R.E. Occ. ones flew SW, one flew to Frenchman's Rocks, 12 seen moving in reverse direction.
02/06/1979 NR4651 Carraig Mhor 0 Elliott, R.E. Diving.
02/06/1979 NR3943 Texa 0 Elliott, R.E. Many diving WNW of Texa.
07/06/1979 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 University of Cambridge, Extra-Mural Studies. Steady passage SE. Individuals seen off most coasts visited.
01/08/1979 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Burton, H & Taylor, B & P
19/08/1979 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 0 Booth, C.G. many young & old
20/10/1979 NR0101 From ferry 1 Carr, G
23/03/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E.
29/03/1980 NR44 Islay (south-east): Lagavulin to Kildalton 0 Elliott, R.E. Several off SE coast.
31/05/1980 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Carr, G Constant flow passing the west coast.
19/07/1980 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Campbell, B Often seen, mainly adults. Moving W to E beyond islands. Occasional fishing in sound between Portnahaven and islands.
28/08/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 23 Elliott, R.E. 21 to SE, 2 to N.
28/08/1980 NR1755 Lossit Bay 2 Elliott, R.E. Diving
01/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 70 Elliott, R.E. 13 to N, 53 to SE, 4 or 5 fishing.
04/09/1980 NR3052 Laggan Bay 1 Elliott, R.E. Diving near aerodrome.
06/09/1980 NR4370 Sound of Islay 0 Elliott, R.E. Many moving N up Sound.
10/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 224 Unknown Seen during 5 hours of watching.
10/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 224 Verrall, K. 205>S 19>N in 5 hrs
13/09/1980 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Bellak, J.G, Binnie, A & Walker, A.F.G A few birds seen moving S off the W coast most days.
16/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 266 Unknown Seen during 3 hours of watching.
16/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 266 Verrall, K. 120 feeding in 2.5 hrs; 253 to S; 13 to N
17/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 172 Unknown Seen during 3 hour watch.
17/09/1980 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 172 Verrall, K. 150 feeding in 3 hrs; 168 to S; 4 to N
16/01/1981 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Crawshaw, J & Warwick, S Diving.
12/02/1981 NR0101 From ferry 3 Sparks, P.H & G.M.B Adult.
20/03/1981 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Clugston, D.L & Wilson, M
24/04/1981 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 2 Booth, C.G.
12/06/1981 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Booth, C.G. with nylon line around neck - could not be caught
29/09/1981 NR1864 Coul Point 270 Stroud, D Max. count in 2 hours.
29/09/1981 NR1864 Coul Point 270 Stroud, D. to S in 2hrs
16/02/1982 NR1864 Coul Point 0 Elliott, R.E. Occ. birds flying south.
19/03/1982 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Clugston, D
16/04/1982 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 35 Carlisle RSPB Visit 35 in 1.5 hours. Mostly moving S.
18/04/1982 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 35 Carlisle RSPB S in 1.5hrs
29/04/1982 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Booth, C.G.
22/08/1982 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Booth, C.G.
04/09/1982 NR4370 Sound of Islay 0 Smith, M Sightings all days, Sounds of Islay and Jura.
26/02/1983 NR44 Islay (south-east): Lagavulin to Kildalton 0 Elliott, R.E. Off SE coast
09/03/1983 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 4 Elliott, R.E. 2 to S, 2 to N.
29/04/1984 NR2974 Ardnave Point 0 K.N. A few.
29/04/1984 NR46 Islay (north-east): McArthur's Head to Caol Ila 0 K.N. A few.
11/05/1984 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 62 K.N.
21/07/1985 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 14 Elliott, R.E. Up to 14 repeatedly join kittiwakes at shoals, usually 3 or 4.
02/08/1985 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 6 Elliott, R.E.
25/08/1985 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 3 Elliott, R.E. High over loch and diving.
06/09/1985 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Elliott, R.E. Many hunting.
19/09/1985 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 14 Elliott, R.E. 9 to S, 5 to N.
02/10/1985 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 17 Elliott, R.E. 7 to S, 10 to N.
14/03/1986 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 0 Clugston, D & I, Rockall, R & T
04/05/1986 NR1651 Orsay 4 Dawson, J & Still, L NW and N point.
04/05/1986 NR1651 Orsay 6 Dawson, J & Still, L South point.
24/05/1986 NR44 Islay (south-east): Lagavulin to Kildalton 1 Elliott, R.E. Along coast between Dower House and Ardmore.
11/06/1986 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 12 Elliott, R.E. Fishing.
10/07/1986 NR2875 Nave Island 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J Out at sea.
14/07/1986 NR1652 Portnahaven 3 Entwisle- Baker, S & J 2 adult + 1 juv.
14/07/1986 NR2066 Saligo 2 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
15/07/1986 NR2169 Traigh Bhan 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
16/07/1986 NR4347 Kildalton 4 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
19/07/1986 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Youngs, T
20/07/1986 NR2558 Port Charlotte 3 Youngs, T
22/07/1986 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 2 Youngs, T
27/07/1986 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Youngs, T
31/07/1986 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 Youngs, T
06/09/1986 NR1864 Coul Point 9 Elliott, R.E. To S.
14/09/1986 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 3 Elliott, R.E. Flying north up sound.
20/09/1986 NR2370 Sanaigmore 1 Elliott, R.E. A km NE of Sanaigmore, offshore.
27/09/1986 NR4370 Sound of Islay 1 Elliott, R.E. Flying south.
28/09/1986 NR2456 Eilean Dubh, Loch Indaal 8 Elliott, R.E. 3+1+1+3 passed flying S between 15.25 and 15.45.
06/10/1986 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Russell, D & T Young bird.
06/10/1986 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Russell, D & T Several.
21/02/1987 NR1652 Portnahaven 8 Walsh, I.R E in 10mins.
13/03/1987 NR1652 Portnahaven 3 Clugston, Johnstone & Wilkinson
01/07/1987 NR1751 Rhinns Point 4 Rutherford
02/10/1987 NR2974 Ardnave Point 0 Elliott, R.E.
10/10/1987 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 Russell, D & T
17/10/1987 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Griffin, M
17/10/1987 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Griffin, M
25/10/1987 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 2 Bristol Ornithological Club
24/05/1992 NR2154 Octofad 0 Whitworth, J.
26/05/1992 NR1856 Lossit 0 Whitworth, J.
03/06/1992 NR2154 Octofad 0 Whitworth, J.
03/05/1993 NR3171 Killinallan 1 Johnson, C. Fishing
01/06/1993 NR2154 Octofad 0 Whitworth, J. On L.Indaal. Small groups moving through, plunge-diving
18/07/1993 NR1651 Port Wemyss 2 Liddle, A.
16/08/1993 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 70 Craddock, P. & S. passed in an hour at noon
26/10/1993 NR1652 Portnahaven 2 Carr, G. off Portnahaven
28/10/1993 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 4 Prytherch, R.J.
30/10/1993 NR0101 Ferry crossing 1 Prytherch, R.J. off SE coast
01/01/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Ad. >S
02/01/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Ad. >S
31/01/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 5 ap Rheinallt, T. Ads. >S
26/04/1994 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 45 RSPB
01/05/1994 NR0101 Ferry crossing 20 Johnson, C. Total of 20, group of 9 & 5 nr to Islay & Jura
03/05/1994 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 Johnson, C. Generally, 1 & 2 moving off shore Ardnave, Sanaigmore & Saligo
05/05/1994 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Johnson, C. Out at sea
17/10/1994 NR2855 Laggan 4 Leven, J. van't.
24/10/1994 NR3052 Laggan Bay 4 Leven, J. van't.
06/12/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 6 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
07/12/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
08/12/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
18/12/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. 1 >S 1 >N
24/12/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 5 ap Rheinallt, T. 4 >S 1 >N
30/12/1994 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 ap Rheinallt, T. >S
13/05/1995 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 0 Gulliver, R. & M.
03/07/1995 NR3072 Killinallan Point 1 Johnson, C. Off shore.
13/07/1995 NR4654 Ardtalla 0 Gulliver, R. & M. offshore N. of Artalla
23/07/1995 NR3645 Port Ellen Bay 1 Gulliver, R. & M. Diving
07/08/1995 NR2171 Sanaig Cliffs 0 Simpson, B.M.
19/08/1995 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Elliot, D. Off coast
27/05/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
05/06/1996 NR0101 Ferry crossing 40 Featherstone, M.
03/03/1997 NR0101 Ferry crossing 19 McKeown, D.
22/03/1997 NR0101 Ferry crossing 5 Barker, A.
30/03/1997 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 2 Morris, A.J.
14/04/1997 NR0101 Ferry crossing 2 Pilling, E.
18/04/1997 NR4653 Claggain Bay 1 Pilling, E.
09/06/1997 NR0101 Ferry crossing 3 Retson, I.
13/06/1997 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 100 Bradbury, P.N.
29/06/1997 NR3171 Killinallan 2 Johnson, C.
01/07/1997 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Gulliver, R.
17/08/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 115 Rae, S.
20/08/1997 NR0101 Ferry crossing 12 Rae, S.
21/08/1997 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 10 Rae, S.
21/08/1997 NR2066 Saligo 12 Gulliver, R. 11 adults + 1 imm.
26/08/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 700 Robinson, P. > south
30/08/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 450 Robinson, P. > south
08/09/1997 NR3545 Imeraval 6 Gulliver, R.
11/10/1997 NR2053 Easter Ellister 2 Barker, A.
19/10/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 James, P.
22/10/1997 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1 James, P.
07/06/1998 NR2875 Nave Island 0 Johnson, C. Steady movement all morning - singles, small groups and parties up to 15.
25/08/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 589 Robinson, P. 570 south, 19 north.
27/08/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 245 Robinson, P. 183 south, 62 north.
30/08/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 287 Robinson, P. 271 south, 16 north.
02/09/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 599 Robinson, P. 588 south, 11 north.
03/09/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 453 Robinson, P. 443 south, 10 north.
06/09/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 9 McKay, C.R.
03/10/1998 NR0101 Ferry crossing 0 Johnson, C. Small numbers.
04/10/1998 NR2974 Ardnave Point 0 Johnson, C. Small numbers.
10/10/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 20 McKay, C.R. >SW in 30 min
18/10/1998 NR1652 Portnahaven 10 Stephens, M. At least 10 going south.
19/10/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Unknown visitor
22/10/1998 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Unknown visitor
25/10/1998 NR2370 Sanaigmore 13 McKay, C.R. >SW in 30 min
02/11/1998 NR1652 Portnahaven 3 Travis, C.
05/11/1998 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Travis, C.
07/02/1999 NR3545 Port Ellen 7 Gulliver, R. & M.
21/04/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 12 ap Rheinallt, T.
05/05/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
05/05/1999 NR3545 Port Ellen 5 Gulliver, R. & M.
09/05/1999 NR3545 Port Ellen 3 Gulliver, R. & M.
16/06/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 200 Whitehouse, A. Fishing offshore
14/07/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 248 Whitehouse, A. 200>S, 48>N in 1.5 hrs
21/07/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 328 Whitehouse, A. >S in 2 hrs
25/07/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 315 Whitehouse, A. 285>S 30>N in 1.5 hrs
06/08/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 495 Whitehouse, A. Maximum counted in 1 hour during August. Total for month 2601 in 9.25 hours of counts.
26/08/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 78 Robinson, P. >S in 1 hr
29/08/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 136 Robinson, P. >S in 0.5 hr
31/08/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Whitehouse, A. Summary for month: 2601 in 9.25 hrs, mean hrly rate 281.2, max 495 in 1 hr on 6th
01/09/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 158 Robinson, P. 153>S 5>N in 1 hr
01/09/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Whitehouse, A. Monthly summary: 1093 in 4 hrs mean hourly rate 273.25, max 513 in 2 hrs on 7th
01/09/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Whitehouse, A. Monthly summary: 1219 in 4 hrs mean hourly rate 304.75, max 789 in 1 hr on 30th
02/09/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 257 Robinson, P. 254>S 3>N in 0.75 hr
09/09/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/10/1999 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Whitehouse, A. Monthly summary: 178 in 2.5 hrs. Mean hourly rate 71.2; max 137 in 1 hr on 7th
07/10/1999 NR3171 Killinallan 6 Johnson, C.
22/10/1999 NR0101 Ferry crossing 1 Bickmore, M.
05/11/1999 NR1652 Portnahaven 2 Travis, C. 1 adult, 1 immature.
13/02/2000 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 Whitehouse, A. >N
15/04/2000 NR1652 Portnahaven 2 Carr, P. & B.
16/04/2000 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 4 Carr, P. & B.
22/05/2000 NR3445 Kilnaughton 3 Gulliver, R. & M.
03/08/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 10 ap Rheinallt, T. Flew up loch then down again
01/09/2000 NR4370 Sound of Islay 20 Roper, S.
04/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 ap Rheinallt, T.
07/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 3 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/10/2000 NR1652 Port Mias-sgeire 1 Travis, C.
26/10/2000 NR3444 Singing Sands 1 Travis, C.
27/10/2000 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 10 Carr, G.
19/02/2001 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 2 RSPB
27/04/2001 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 19 ap Rheinallt, T. Flock flew to head of loch, then ?
02/06/2001 NR3445 Kilnaughton 1 Gulliver, R.
26/08/2001 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 2 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st juvs seen this autumn
29/09/2001 NR2066 Saligo 6 Johnson, T.
01/10/2001 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 5 ap Rheinallt, T. Flew up loch to this point
19/01/2002 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Richardson, M. Seen from ferry just outside bay
14/05/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 4 RSPB
21/05/2002 NR2673 Druim nan Crann 25 RSPB
12/08/2002 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 300 Jackson, B. Feeding offshore in strong tide rip
29/08/2002 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 3 ap Rheinallt, T. 1st juvs of year
30/09/2002 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 249 Johnson, M. & S. >S
02/10/2002 NR4653 Claggain Bay 4 Johnson, M. & S. Flying past
16/02/2003 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 30 Clugston, D. >S in c.30 mins
15/02/2004 NR0101 From ferry, Port Ellen to Kennacraig 5 Glasgow RSPB
06/05/2004 NR3040 Alt an Daimh, RSPB The Oa 1 RSPB staff flying west
10/07/2004 NR4370 Sound of Islay 30 C R McKay
11/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 380 C R McKay S in 2 h
12/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 248 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt S in 1 h sample count.
15/09/2004 NR2974 Ardnave Point 12 C R McKay >W in 1h
20/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 1152 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt >S in 6h. Calculated from 5 minute sample counts every 15 mins.
21/09/2004 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB Gruinart staff WeBS
21/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 572 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt 7h seawatch totals calculated from 15 minute sample counts made each hour
22/09/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 88 C R McKay, T ap Rheinallt 2h seawatch totals calculated from 15 min sample counts made at 30 min past the hour.
05/10/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 C R McKay Migrants entering L.Gruinart (some flying back out again) in 4 h of intermittent obs - so min totals
06/10/2004 NR2869 Creag Mhor, Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 C R McKay Migrants in & out of Loch Gruinart in force 6 NW winds.
07/10/2004 NR2974 Ardnave Point 3 C R McKay Migrants >W in 1 hour
14/10/2004 NR2558 Port Charlotte, Loch Indaal 1 Peter Swallow (BT)
17/10/2004 NR2066 Saligo 2 Peter Swallow (BT)
25/10/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Julie Hogg (BT) mainly south
26/10/2004 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 RAF Bird Club
28/10/2004 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 7 RAF Bird Club
29/10/2004 NR2063 Machir Bay 4 RAF Bird Club
01/02/2005 NR4146 Ardbeg 2 Wright, S.J & Puolakka, T.K
06/05/2007 NR2873 Ardnave 75 How, J.
16/06/2007 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Batty, T
15/07/2007 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 45 Douch, P Flying both N & S.
23/04/2008 NR277726 Ardnave 27 Fotheringham off shore
28/03/2009 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 2 Colin Whittle
26/06/2010 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 1 Cheesley, P & H
04/07/2010 NR4654 Ardtalla 50 Ian Forbes Fishing
21/08/2010 NR202534 Easter Ellister 1 Featherstone, M
21/08/2010 NR0101 From ferry 1 Featherstone, M
04/06/2011 NR0101 From ferry - Kennacraig to Port Askaig 3 Mark & Sally Johnson
06/06/2011 NR2661 Bruichladdich 5 Mark & Sally Johnson
10/06/2011 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 0 Mark & Sally Johnson
16/06/2011 NR4653 Claggain Bay 3 Mark & Sally Johnson
25/07/2011 NR2661 Bruichladdich 20 George Jackson flying over and around loch
06/08/2011 NR4370 Sound of Islay 2 Unknown
12/09/2011 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 436 Peter Roberts All adult except 8 birds
13/09/2011 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 724 Peter Roberts A lot more immature birds than yesterday