Osprey

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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
1975 NR6182 Tarbert, Jura 0 Youngson, P Seen from time to time.
13/10/1972 NR2641 Mull of Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 McCubbin, B Heard of record in conversation with other birdwatchers. Not viewed personally.
20/05/1973 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Verrall, K
17/08/1975 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Michael
17/08/1975 NR2371 Ton Mhor 1 Michael Out to sea.
07/05/1978 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 Walker, A.F.G Heading SW over loch. Mobbed by gulls and lapwing.
21/05/1978 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Williams, M Records reported in 1980.
13/09/1980 NR2972 Tayovullin, Loch Gruinart 2 Bellak, J.G, Binnie, A & Walker, A.F.G Fishing at high water.
30/03/1981 NR3966 Ballygrant 1 Booth, C.G
01/04/1981 NR3966 Ballygrant 2 Booth, C.G
26/08/1981 NR3966 Ballygrant 2 Booth, C.G
16/04/1982 NR3042 Loch Kinnabus, RSPB The Oa 1 Carlisle RSPB Visit
13/08/1985 NR4356 Beinn Bheigeir 1 White, M.J S slopes.
23/10/1986 NR3171 Killinallan 1 Clarke, A
12/08/1993 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 1 Coles, B. Catching a fish - watched for 10-15 mins. Not seen further inland
22/08/1994 NR4065 Loch Lossit 2 Davidson, Mr & Mrs H. Diving feet first towards loch
22/08/1994 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 2 Davidson, Mr & Mrs H. possible sighting just later than those at L.Lossit
31/05/1996 NR3867 Loch Finlaggan 2 Featherstone, M.
27/06/1996 NR3867 Loch Finlaggan 1 Yates, G. Seen carrying fish towards L.Skerrols, but no sign there
10/08/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Seen fishing NMcG & FR
13/08/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
09/07/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
11/07/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown visitor
11/07/1997 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown visitor
15/07/1997 NR2863 Traigh an Luig, Loch Indaal 1 Brown, E.
19/08/1997 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Rae, S.
19/08/1997 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown visitor
19/08/1997 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown visitor
10/05/1998 NR3867 Loch Finlaggan 1 Thompson, J.
10/05/1998 NR3968 Finlaggan 1 Thompson, J. Perched on pylon.
18/08/1998 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Cook, A.S. On sandflats
18/08/1998 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Local resident Sands (tide out)
18/08/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Sitting on mudflats 8pm
20/08/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
22/08/1999 NR3171 Killinallan 1 Stoneman, J.
28/08/1999 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Robinson, P.
10/06/2000 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Unknown visitor
01/08/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
17/08/2000 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 Maguire, E.J.
27/08/2000 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Whitehouse, A. Flew SSE with fish
31/08/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
01/09/2000 NR2168 North-west Rhinns 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
01/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Monthly maxima
02/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB staff
04/09/2000 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
10/09/2000 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Dickson, J.
21/09/2000 NR2168 North-west Rhinns 1 RSPB
01/05/2001 NR3664 Esknish 1 Munro, H. Fishing in R.Sorn
27/08/2001 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Bleaney, M.F.
28/08/2001 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 Ogilvie, M.A. per visitor
28/08/2001 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Unknown visitor
29/08/2001 NR2467 Carnduncan 1 Unknown visitor
03/07/2002 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Unknown visitor Probable, observer not certain but sounded OK to Lindy
16/08/2002 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 McKay, C.R.
20/08/2002 NR2769 Leckgruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
20/08/2002 NR2867 Gruinart merse, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
24/08/2003 NR284685 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO80 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
26/08/2003 NR284685 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO80 1 RSPB Gruinart staff
26/08/2004 NR4368 Dunlossit Woods 1 M Bleaney
04/09/2004 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 M Bleaney
10/03/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
10/03/2005 NR2871 Kilnave 1 Hastings, J
29/03/2005 NR2063 Machir Bay 1 Lydon, Mr & Mrs
11/06/2005 NR4071 Loch Staoisha 1 McKay, C Between Loch Staoisha and Loch Finlaggan.
06/08/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
14/08/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Williamson, B
14/08/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Williamson, B Hunting & fishing.
24/08/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
27/08/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
27/08/2005 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Hastings, J
04/09/2005 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown
07/05/2006 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown
01/06/2006 NR1856 Lossit 1 Munro, N
07/06/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
14/06/2006 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Unknown Circling high up.
17/08/2006 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Brooke, I & M Fishing.
17/08/2006 NR4268 Lily Loch 1 Hustwaite, R Looking for food.
20/08/2006 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Munro, N Carrying fish towards Eallabus.
22/08/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
31/08/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
02/09/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
28/08/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 2 How, J.
18/04/2008 NR4066 Loch Ballygrant 1 Ken Cawuthers
01/05/2008 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Steve Lonsdale 5.00pm with fish
06/05/2008 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Ian Brooke Catching fish
06/05/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Gruinart Staff
06/05/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
18/05/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
30/05/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
31/05/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
01/07/2008 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 Kevin Wiggins With fish on post
30/07/2008 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 D J Mcphee With fish
28/08/2008 NR3162 Carnain 1 Andy Schofield In flight - inland
01/09/2008 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
24/08/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
05/09/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Visitor
10/09/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 1 Fotheringham
10/08/2010 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Visitor Fishing
26/08/2010 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 James How
31/08/2010 NR2664 Foreland House 1 Ian & Margaret Brooke sitting on telephone pole
14/06/2011 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown
14/06/2011 NR2767 Gruinart Hide, RSPB Loch Gruinart 0 Mark & Sally Johnson 0.864583333333333
07/07/2011 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Mark Shields
18/08/2011 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Mark Shields