Common Seal

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This species has been recorded at locations shown on this map.

See below for details of individual records.



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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
30/03/1971 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 21 Morgan, G Hauled out on sand banks. 2 male, 6 light- coloured, smaller, autumn calves.
09/06/1973 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 18 John, A
21/03/1974 NR2959 Raineach Mhor 18 Davies, M & Heubeck, M Sighting between Bowmore and Saltpan Point.
19/02/1979 NR3059 Bowmore, Loch Indaal 2 Andrew, D
06/10/1986 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 3 Russell, D & T
25/10/1987 NR4346 Loch an t-Sailein 60 Bristol Ornithological Club
11/08/1992 NR4346 Loch an t-Sailein 1 Smith, R.O On rock, very light coloured.
01/06/1993 NR4348 Loch a'Chnuic 20 Dyason, J Lying on rocks in bay.
05/06/1993 NR1652 Portnahaven 30 Dyason, J Portnahaven and Orsay. 3 groups, approx. 30 altogether. On rocks round bay and harbour.
16/08/1993 NR1553 Frenchman's Rocks 0 Craddock, S Group of 60, mixed common and grey.
25/08/2010 NR285727 Ardnave 1 Featherstone, M