Snow Goose

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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
30/01/1972 NR3362 Bridgend roost 1 Booth, C.G. & Peter Scott Many other observers, (SB 7:7) Blue phase
19/03/1972 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Ogilvie, M.A. Between Bowmore- Laggan bridge- Bridgend.
26/02/1973 NR3559 Mulindry 1 Smout, C Blue. Mulindry- Cluanach area.
23/02/1975 NR3060 Islay 1 Booth, C.G. with the Greenland Whitefront flock & several times mid-march, (SB 4:4) Blue phase
02/01/1976 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 Unknown With whitefronts.
13/11/1976 NR3559 Mulindry 1 Hickling, R.A.O Blue. With whitefronts.
01/03/1977 NR3454 Torra 1 Clarke, A With whitefronts.
16/03/1977 NR3455 Avenvogie Cottage 1 Elliott, R.E. Blue phase, with 50 whitefronts.
19/03/1977 NR3860 Cattadale 1 Roworth, P Blue- phase. With 60 white fronts.
05/11/1977 NR3556 Avenvogie Farm 1 Davies, M Feeding with whitefronts in field of grass and rushes.
22/11/1977 NR3457 Laggan Bridge 1 Robinson, S.T Blue phase. With whitefronts.
27/12/1977 NR3556 Avenvogie Farm 1 Norriss, T.J Blue phase. With whitefronts.
04/03/1978 NR3556 Avenvogie Farm 1 Wallace, I 2 miles to SE.
14/03/1978 NR3454 Torra 1 Bell, M.V With whitefronts.
22/03/1978 NR3556 Avenvogie Farm 1 Elliott, R.E. Flown from Tallant. 1 blue phase. With 61 whitefronts.
27/03/1978 NR3454 Torra 1 Meakin, A With 70+ whitefronts. Seen again near Kilennan river.
22/10/1978 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Carr, G
29/10/1978 NR3659 Cluanach 1 Robinson, S.T On stubble.
07/11/1978 NR3358 Tallant 1 Ogilvie, M.A. Between Bridgend- Tallant- Avenvogie.
28/01/1979 NR3063 West Carrabus 1 Dougall, T Feeding with barnacles.
20/01/1981 NR47 Jura (west) 12 Mollinson, J In feral flock.
15/02/1981 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Sparks, P.H & G.M.B With 600+ barnacles. Blue phased.
28/02/1984 NR3263 Bridgend Flats, Loch Indaal 1 Elliott, R.E. With greylags. Opp Wood Mill.
01/03/1984 NR3660 Neriby 1 Elliott, R.E. With 48 whitefronts. End of lane.
05/03/1984 NR3263 Bridgend Flats, Loch Indaal 1 Elliott, R.E. With graylags, Opp Wood Mill.
30/11/1985 NR3062 Blackrock, Loch Indaal 1 Fenton, M.P Blue- phase. On shoreline.
05/07/1986 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
06/07/1986 NR3060 Bruichladdich to Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
06/07/1986 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J Between Bruichladdich and Bowmore.
09/07/1986 NR3060 Bruichladdich to Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J
11/07/1986 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Entwisle- Baker, S & J Between Bruichladdich & Bowmore.
22/10/1986 NR3042 Loch Kinnabus, RSPB The Oa 1 Elliott, R.E. With whitefronts.
24/10/1986 NR3362 Islay House 1 Elliott, R.E. On saltings with barnacles, white phase.
26/10/1986 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 Elliott, R.E.
08/02/1987 NR2165 Torran 1 Sharpe, D.J
13/02/1987 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Hogg, A
21/02/1987 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Walsh, I.R
23/02/1987 NR2164 Loch Clach a'Bhuaile 1 Bond, A.J & Smith, C With white fronts.
13/03/1987 NR2165 Loch Gorm W 1 Clugston, Johnstone & Wilkinson With white fronts.
14/03/1987 NR2064 Coull Farm 1 Jardine, D.C & J
03/04/1987 NR2066 Saligo 1 Lambie, R
10/10/1987 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 Russell, D & T
10/10/1987 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 Elliott, R.E. With barnacles, 1 below Bushmill, 1 in arrival field.
10/10/1987 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 1 Russell, D & T
11/10/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Hamilton, F
11/10/1987 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Hamilton, F
12/10/1987 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 0 Hawkins, D.A
12/10/1987 NR3362 Bridgend, Loch Indaal 0 Hawkins, D.A
17/10/1987 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Griffin, M
17/10/1987 NR3362 Bridgend 1 Griffin, M
20/10/1987 NR3262 Bridgend Merse 1 Atkinson, K With barnacles.
25/10/1987 NR2961 Loch Indaal (unspecified) 1 Bristol Ornithological Club With barnacles.
25/10/1987 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Bristol Ornithological Club With barnacles and white-fronts.
14/11/1987 NR3765 Emeraconart 1 Averis, B
28/12/1987 NR3263 Bridgend Flats, Loch Indaal 1 Degnan, L White phase.
06/10/1993 NR3465 Scarrabus 1 Penistone, B. Feral?
26/10/1993 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 1 Travis, C. With White-fronts.
26/10/1993 NR3465 Scarrabus 1 Prytherch, R.J. with Whitefronts bet Scarrabus/Skerrols
28/10/1993 NR3664 Esknish 1 Newton, P. & A.R. With Greenland White fronts
13/02/1994 NR3157 Corrary Hill 1 Hogg, A. White phase
24/02/1994 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
24/03/1994 NR2154 Octofad 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
29/03/1994 NR2358 Gleann Mor 1 Harding, M. Adult feeding with 20 Whitefronts, bigger than W/fronts, poss. Greater Snow Goose?
04/10/1994 NR3464 Octovullin 1 Davidson, Mr & Mrs H. White bird
25/10/1994 NR2855 Laggan 1 Leven, J. van't.
02/01/1995 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
10/10/1995 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
31/10/1995 NR2464 Sunderland 1 Travis, C.
07/11/1995 NR2661 Bruichladdich, Loch Indaal 1 Johnson, C. With Gwf
09/11/1995 NR3664 Esknish 2 Wergan, R. & S.
11/01/1996 NR3463 Loch Skerrols 3 Ogilvie, M.A. With Barnacles - ? provenance?
03/04/1996 NR2064 Coull Farm 1 Gordon, J.
01/10/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
02/10/1996 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 Cronin, C.
06/10/1996 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
14/10/1996 NR2464 Sunderland 1 Phillips, M.
19/10/1996 NR2464 Sunderland 1 Travis, C.
01/11/1996 NR2267 Ballinaby N 1 Phillips, M.
16/12/1996 NR2457 Carn 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
16/12/1996 NR2557 Carn, Port Charlotte 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
14/01/1997 NR2459 Octomore 1 SNH SNH goose count
28/01/1997 NR2459 Octomore 1 SNH SNH goose count
12/02/1997 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Usual bird
13/02/1997 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Duncan, J.C.
16/02/1997 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Clugston, D.
01/03/1997 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 McKeown, D.
03/03/1997 NR2459 Octomore 1 SNH SNH goose count
04/03/1997 NR2459 Octomore 1 SNH SNH goose count
11/03/1997 NR2459 Octomore 1 SNH SNH goose count
01/04/1997 NR2459 Octomore 1 SNH SNH goose count
13/03/1999 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Cook, A.S. White phase with Whitefronts
09/10/2000 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
14/10/2000 NR2365 Loch Gorm 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
15/10/2000 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
14/11/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Roberts, P. White phase with Whitefronts
14/11/2000 NR2459 Octomore 1 Roberts, P. White-phase
26/11/2000 NR2459 Octomore 1 Greenwood, A., & Ashall, J.
25/12/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Richards, B.
15/01/2001 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 SNH SNH goose count
16/01/2001 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 SNH SNH goose count
01/02/2001 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 SNH SNH goose count
18/02/2001 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Glasgow Pheonix Group
18/02/2001 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Bell, J. Fields just N. of Port Charlotte.
19/02/2001 NR2459 Octomore 1 SNH SNH goose count
04/04/2001 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Roberts, P. White phase with Whitefronts
04/04/2001 NR2459 Octomore 1 Roberts, P. White-phase
27/10/2001 NR2263 Rockside 1 Yates, G. Blue phase
31/10/2001 NR2464 Sunderland 1 Wilson, C. With whitefronts
02/11/2001 NR2966 Corsapol 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Blue-morph Lesser, regular Gruinart area to end yr
02/11/2001 NR2966 Corsapol 1 Ogilvie, M.A. Blue phase
06/11/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Phillips, M. With whitefronts
08/11/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 SNH SNH goose count
09/11/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 SNH SNH goose count
09/11/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Wilson, C.
10/12/2001 NR2966 Corsapol 1 SNH SNH goose count
11/12/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 SNH SNH goose count
15/12/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
25/12/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
01/01/2002 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Heavisides, A. Blue phase
01/01/2002 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Blue phase
03/01/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Blue phase
07/01/2002 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Blue phase
13/01/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
16/01/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Floods, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
20/01/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Richardson, M. Blue phase seen near hide
20/01/2002 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Blue phase
21/01/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Greenwood, A. In front of hide
26/01/2002 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Alfrey, P. Blue Phase
30/01/2002 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 Halloween, D. Blue phase
03/02/2002 NR2866 Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Blue phase
06/02/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
19/02/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
19/02/2002 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 SNH SNH goose count
04/04/2002 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 Rout, F. Blue phase
09/04/2002 NR2060 Kilchiaran Farm 1 SNH SNH goose count
01/09/2002 NR2967 Craigens, Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. Hybrid Ross X Lesser
08/09/2002 NR2766 Grainel, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB I think its greylag cross
05/11/2002 NR3346 Cornabus 1 Ogilvie, M.A. Blue phase
12/11/2002 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 SNH SNH goose count
18/11/2002 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 SNH SNH goose count
19/11/2002 NR4046 Callumkill 1 SNH SNH goose count
09/12/2002 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 SNH SNH goose count
31/12/2002 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 SNH SNH goose count
07/02/2003 NR3746 Brahunisary 1 SNH SNH goose count
15/02/2003 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 Clugston, D. Blue with Gwfs
27/02/2003 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 SNH SNH goose count
19/03/2003 NR4046 Callumkill 1 SNH SNH goose count
01/04/2003 NR3946 Ballynaughton More 1 SNH SNH goose count
09/11/2003 NR271668 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO34 1 RSPB Gruinart staff Blue phase
02/01/2004 NR3846 Laphroaig Reservoir 1 B Richards Blue phase
05/02/2004 NR3746 Brahunisary 1 C R McKay, J C Hastings
15/02/2004 NR3845 Laphroaig 1 T ap Rheinalt Blue-phase
15/02/2004 NR3545 Port Ellen 1 Glasgow RSPB Blue
30/09/2008 NR2872 Ardnave Loch 1 Visitor