Western Marsh Harrier

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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
02/06/1974 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Langford, D. F
25/08/1979 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Cudworth, J. F and for several days
26/08/1979 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Robinson, S.T Female. All dark bird hunting over a corn field.
13/05/1980 NR2267 Ballinaby 1 Taylor, B. M
20/04/1985 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 1 Hosking, D
06/06/1986 NR2664 Foreland 1 Unknown F/Imm and perhaps for weeks around this time
25/04/1987 NR1752 Cnoc Mor, Portnahaven 1 Murray, A.A Mobbed by hooded crow.
26/04/1987 NR2053 Easter Ellister 1 Dawson, J Female.
06/06/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB immature
10/06/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Unknown visitor F
11/06/1996 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB imm hunting whole flood area, headed off towards back of Flats
06/06/1997 NR1753 Ballymeanach 1 Saunders, L. F
10/06/1997 NR1754 Cladville 1 Taylor, P.
11/07/1997 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Unknown visitor
27/05/1998 NR3057 Clachantachree 1 Chipperton, J.
27/05/1998 NR3158 Cruach 1 Chipperton, J.
29/05/1998 NR3057 Clachantachree 1 Chipperton, J.
31/05/1998 NR3059 Bowmore 1 Peacock, M.A. F
03/06/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 McKay, C.R. F/IMM
10/06/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Johnson, C. Female/imm. From L.Gruinart House.
10/06/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Johnson, C. F/imm
28/06/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 McKay, C.R. F/IMM
29/06/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB F
04/07/1998 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Harding, D.J. F
04/07/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Harding, D.J. F
04/07/1998 NR2967 Craigens 1 Holding, D.J. & A.E. Female hunting over barley fields (also poss. juv. seen fleetingly only).
05/07/1998 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Holding, D. F
06/07/1998 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 Unknown visitor
06/07/1998 NR3045 The Oa, RSPB The Oa 1 Unknown visitor Sex not stated
03/08/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Imm M
23/08/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Cook, A.S. Imm M
23/08/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Local resident Imm. male.
02/09/1998 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Gibson, A. Imm M
02/09/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Gibson, S. Immature male (2nd winter?).
05/09/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 McKay, C.R. M
01/10/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Been around for ages, male
02/10/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Male, on ground - newly topped rushes
05/10/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 McKay, C.R. M
06/10/1998 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Johnson, C. Not sexed
06/10/1998 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Johnson, C.
06/10/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Johnson, C. Not sexed
06/10/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 McKay, C.R. M
06/10/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB Seen to roost during HH roost count
13/10/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Cook, A.S. M
13/10/1998 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Local resident M
27/10/1998 NR2970 Loch Gruinart (unspecified) 1 Wilson, J.
26/04/1999 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Rout, F.
06/05/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
11/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
13/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
18/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
22/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
23/06/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Butterworth, K. Female Seen to 29/6.
31/08/2001 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 ap Rheinallt, T. F, has been around for a while
06/09/2001 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 2 RSPB
25/10/2001 NR3056 Island Farm 1 Doe, B. Juvenile
25/10/2001 NR3356 River Laggan, High Road to Low Road 1 Holmes, J. & C. Immature by Island House
22/05/2002 NR2255 Nerabus 1 Riley, P. F
22/05/2002 NR1652 Portnahaven 1 Linfoot, C. F
23/05/2002 NR2965 Moine Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB F
24/05/2002 NR2965 Moine Mhor, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
26/06/2002 NR2866 Gruinart Flats, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB
12/04/2004 NR3154 Duich 2 H Dott sub-adult MM
24/04/2004 NR3154 Duich 1 McKay, C Male.
24/04/2004 NR3155 Loch Airidh Dhaibhaidh 1 C R McKay Ad M feeding on hare
09/05/2006 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 1 How, J.
23/07/2006 NR3263 Bridgend Flats, Loch Indaal 1 Tutchner, M On old tree branch, evening.
14/05/2008 NR1653 Claddach 1 Jeremy Hastings 15.00hrs