Polyommatus icarus

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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
1900 NR15 Rhinns (south-west): Rhinns Pt to Kilchiaran 0 Unknown (Atlas record)
1900 NR27 Rhinns (north): Sanaig to Ardnave 0 Unknown (Atlas record)
1900 NR24 Oa (west): Mull of Oa to Rubha Mor 0 Unknown (Atlas record)
1900 NR34 Oa (east): Risabus to Laphroaig 0 Unknown (Atlas record)
1900 NR47 Islay (north-north-east): Caol Ila to Rubh'a'Mhail 0 Unknown (Atlas record)
1900 NR47 Islay (north-north-east): Caol Ila to Rhubh'a'Mhai 0 Unknown (Atlas record)
1900 NR46 Islay (north-east): McArthur's Head to Caol Ila 0 Unknown (Atlas record)
1900 NR25 East Rhinns: Ellister to Foreland 0 Unknown (Atlas record)
1972 NR2970 Loch Gruinart 0 BRC
1975 NR2066 Saligo Bay 0 BRC
1986 NR4369 Port Askaig 0 Unknown
1986 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 0 Unknown Common all over Jura.
09/07/1968 NR2163 Kilchoman 0 Ball, M.E. Common
09/07/1968 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 0 Ball, M.E. Common
01/01/1970 NR69 Jura (north): Lealt to Glen Trosdale 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1970 NR58 Jura (central west): Tarbert to Rainberg Mor 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1970 NR68 Jura (central east): Tarbert to Ardlussa 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/06/1972 NR2053 Easter Ellister 0 BRC
01/07/1973 NR2053 Easter Ellister 0 BRC
01/08/1973 NR3052 Laggan Bay 0 BRC
26/04/1974 NR1553 Rubha na Faing 0 BRC
30/06/1974 NR2365 Loch Gorm 0 BRC
01/07/1974 NR2743 Lower Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 0 BRC Coastal pastures
03/07/1974 NR2170 Gleann Tuath 0 BRC
29/08/1974 NR2743 Lower Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 0 BRC Coastal cliffs
11/07/1983 NR4654 Ardtalla 1 Harley, B.
03/07/1984 NR2053 Easter Ellister 0 Dawson, J. frequent
29/07/1986 NR2168 RSPB Smaull 0 Perutz, R.N.
03/08/1986 NR2741 Bruthach Mor, RSPB The Oa 0 Perutz, R.N.
16/06/1987 NR2741 Bruthach Mor, RSPB The Oa 0 Chanin, P.
19/06/1987 NR3072 Killinallan Point 0 Chanin, P.
19/06/1987 NR3173 Traigh Baile Aonghais 0 Chanin, P.
20/06/1987 NR4448 Ardilistry Peninsula 0 Chanin, P.
22/06/1987 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Chanin, P.
24/06/1987 NR2269 Loch Corr 0 Chanin, P.
24/06/1987 NR2371 Ton Mhor 0 Chanin, P.
25/06/1987 NR2873 Ardnave 0 Chanin, P.
25/06/1987 NR2873 Ardnave (unspecified) 0 Chanin, P.
08/07/1987 NR1651 Port Wemyss 0 Rutherford family
01/08/1987 NR4654 Ardtalla 0 Harley, B.
03/08/1992 NR3342 Port an Eas 3 Hawkesworth, R 2 female + 1 male.
24/06/1993 NR1653 Currie Sands 1 ap Rheinallt, T First sighting.
17/07/1993 NR1653 Currie Sands 0 ap Rheinallt, T Numerous.
02/07/1994 NR1751 Rhinns Point 1 ap Rheinallt, T.
17/07/1994 NR3172 Cill an Ailein 10 ap Rheinallt, T.
29/07/1994 NR5682 Cruib Lodge, Jura 0 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/08/1994 NR2059 Gleann Droighneach 0 ap Rheinallt, T. At NR205597
01/01/1995 NR44 Islay (south-east): Lagavulin to Kildalton 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR4299 Colonsay (north-east) 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR27 Rhinns (north): Sanaig to Ardnave 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR24 Oa (west): Mull of Oa to Rubha Mor 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR34 Oa (east): Risabus to Laphroaig 10 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR59 North-west Jura: Beinn Bhreac 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR57 Jura (central south): Ardfernal to Lagg 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR47 Islay (north-north-east): Caol Ila to Rubh'a'Mhail 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR46 Islay (north-east): McArthur's Head to Caol Ila 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR37 Islay (north): Killinallan to Bolsay 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR45 Islay (east): Ardmore to McArthur's Head 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR36 Islay (central north): Bridgend to Ballygrant 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR25 Rhinns (south-east): Ellister to Port Charlotte 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR38 Colonsay (south) 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR15 Rhinns (south-west): Rhinns Pt to Kilchiaran 10 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR39 Colonsay (mid) 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR35 Islay (central east): Glenegedale to Bowmore 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR25 Rhinns (south-east): Ellister to Port Charlott 2 Unknown (Atlas record)
01/01/1995 NR47 Islay (north-north-east): Caol Ila to Rhubh'a'Mhai 1 Unknown (Atlas record)
27/06/1995 NR2259 Gearach 0 O'Keefe, J.
27/06/1995 NR2661 Conisby 0 O'Keefe, J.
28/06/1995 NR3171 Killinallan 0 O'Keefe, J.
03/07/1995 NR2066 Saligo 0 Johnson, C.
04/07/1995 NR3171 Killinallan 0 Johnson, C.
07/07/1995 NR2269 Loch Corr 0 Johnson, C.
12/07/1995 NR1652 Portnahaven 0 Macaskill, K.
13/07/1995 NR4654 Ardtalla 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
14/07/1995 NR6693 Glen Lealt, Jura 0 ap Rheinallt, T.
15/07/1995 NR3545 Port Ellen 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
16/07/1995 NR2841 Upper Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
21/07/1995 NR4653 Claggain Bay 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
23/08/1995 NR3373 Gortantaoid 0 Featherstone, M-A.
01/07/1996 NR4863 Jura House, Jura 2 ap Rheinallt, T.
04/07/1996 NR3358 Tallant 0 Ogilvie, M.A.
04/07/1996 NR3255 Duich Moss 0 Ogilvie, M.A.
15/07/1996 NR1755 Lossit Bay 0 Woodward, C.
16/08/1996 NR3362 Bridgend 0 Ogilvie, M.A.
16/09/1996 NR557711 Knockrome, Jura 0 David Barbour 2-9 adults
15/06/1997 NR1653 Claddach 0 Bradley, M.
18/06/1997 NR2066 Saligo 0 Bradley, M.
20/06/1997 NR3545 Port Ellen 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
01/07/1997 NR3444 Singing Sands 0 Little, C.
03/07/1997 NR3445 Kilnaughton 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
03/07/1997 NR2370 Sanaigmore 0 Little, C.
03/07/1997 NR2370 Sanaigmore 6 Little, C.
05/07/1997 NR3966 Ballygrant 0 Ogilvie, M.A.
05/07/1997 NR3968 Finlaggan 0 Ogilvie, M.A.
10/07/1997 NR3444 Singing Sands 0 Little, C.
11/07/1997 NR5978 Lagg, Jura 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
19/07/1997 NR3147 Kintra 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
20/07/1997 NR3171 Killinallan 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
26/07/1997 NR2370 Sanaigmore 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
21/08/1997 NR2066 Saligo 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
23/08/1997 NR4146 Ardbeg 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
23/08/1997 NR4369 Port Askaig 0 Ogilvie, M.A.
02/07/1998 NR4271 Ardnahoe 0 Holding, A.
02/07/1998 NR4271 Ardnahoe 1 Holding, D. & A.
06/07/1998 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Holding, A.
06/07/1998 NR2558 Port Charlotte 0 Holding, A.
12/07/1998 NR3059 Bowmore 0 Ogilvie, M.A.
01/07/1999 NR3545 Imeraval 0 Gulliver, M. & R.
02/07/1999 NR2558 Port Charlotte 0 Whitehouse, A.
20/07/1999 NR2558 Port Charlotte 3 Whitehouse, A.
02/08/1999 NR355889 Oronsay 0 P. Madden 2-9 adults
21/06/2000 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
25/06/2000 NR4269 Caol Ila 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
25/06/2000 NR2558 Port Charlotte 1 Whitehouse, A.
01/07/2000 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
13/07/2000 NR3445 Kilnaughton 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
01/08/2000 NR3373 Gortantaoid 0 ap Rheinallt, T.
01/08/2000 NR3968 Finlaggan 0 Mackintosh, P.
17/06/2001 NR4098 Kiloran Dunes, Colonsay 0 Gulliver, R. Several
29/07/2001 NR4654 Ardtalla 0 Featherstone, M-A.
03/08/2001 NR4272 Cnoc na Croise 1 Featherstone, M-A.
03/07/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
04/07/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
05/07/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman Wood 1 Visitor
05/07/2002 NR2163 Kilchoman 1 Visitor
14/07/2002 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
25/07/2002 NR3060 Islay (unspecified location) 0 Spray, C., & Chisholm, H. Scattered sightings (arbitrary date betw 20/7 & 3.8)
02/07/2003 NR3760 Dun Nosebridge 0 ap Rheinallt, T. At NR372601
07/07/2003 NR3363 Knockanbearach 1 Logan, N. INHT casual record sheet
12/07/2003 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
13/07/2003 NR4090 Colonsay 0 Thorney, M
14/07/2003 NR2671 Loch Laingeadail 0 ap Rheinallt, T.
17/07/2003 NR277676 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO88 2 Gruinart Staff Transect
25/07/2003 NR280675 Loch Gruinart: Compt AO18 0 Gruinart Staff
08/08/2003 NR3444 Singing Sands 1 Newell, G. INHT casual record sheet
12/06/2004 NR1653 Claddach 1 Cole, F.
15/06/2004 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
16/06/2004 NR2370 Sanaigmore 1 Cole, F.
18/06/2004 NR1856 Lossit 1 Cole, F.
19/06/2004 NR3545 Imeraval 1 Gulliver, R. & M.
01/07/2004 NR2661 Bruichladdich 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
01/07/2004 NR6690 Lealt, Jura 0 Mayes, M.
01/07/2004 NR4279 Rubh'a'Mhail 0 Cobb, S. A few
03/07/2004 NR2943 Fang Dhu, RSPB The Oa 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
16/07/2004 NR3689 Oronsay 5 Ogilvie, M.A.
17/07/2004 NR3689 Oronsay 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
18/07/2004 NR3689 Oronsay 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
19/07/2004 NR3689 Oronsay 1 Ogilvie, M.A.
21/07/2004 NR3689 Oronsay 2 Ogilvie, M.A.
21/07/2004 NR3689 Oronsay 19 Ogilvie, M.A.
16/08/2004 NR2767 Bushmill, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 RSPB volunteer Transect
08/06/2005 NR4970 Jura (unspecified location) 0 Unknown Common all over Jura.
08/06/2005 NR4369 Port Askaig 0 Unknown
26/06/2005 NR3445 Kilnaughton 0 Gulliver, R & M
30/06/2005 NR4045 Lagavulin 2 Remington, D
01/07/2005 NR3044 Cnoc Dubh, RSPB The Oa 2 Remington, D
04/07/2005 NR3760 Dun Nosebridge 0 Gulliver, R & M
16/07/2005 NR2845 Lower Glen Astle, RSPB The Oa 0 Gulliver, R & M
20/07/2005 NR3249 Machrie Hotel 1 Unknown
01/08/2005 NR4090 Colonsay 2 Thorney, M Between 2 and 9.
16/08/2005 NR2866 Loch Gruinart, RSPB Loch Gruinart 1 Vol
18/06/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 1 Volunteer Creag Mhor North
11/07/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 3 Volunteer Creag Mhor South
11/07/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 2 Volunteer Creag Mhor North
18/07/2007 NR2866 Loch Gruinart 4 Volunteer
30/07/2007 NR1653 Claddach 5 Liz Albert
30/07/2007 NR4173 Bunnahabhain 1 Albert, L At rivermouth.
30/07/2007 NR1653 Claddach 5 Albert, L Sunny bank.
02/08/2007 NR427733 Bunnahabhainn 1 Liz Albert
25/07/2008 NR1651 Orsay 2 Bob Paget
09/07/2009 NR2767 Loch Gruinart 6 Vol Transect: Craig Mhor South
06/06/2010 NR3445 Kilnaughton Bay 1 Becky Williamson
07/06/2010 NR1958 Tormisdale 1 Carl Reavey
23/06/2010 NR2370 Sanaigmore 0 Becky Williamson lots
18/07/2010 NR2370 Sanaigmore 1 Carl Reavey Male
25/08/2010 NR202534 Easter Ellister 2 Featherstone, M
10/06/2011 NR2664 Foreland 6 Mark & Sally Johnson
21/06/2011 NR2370 Sanaigmore 2 www.birdmad.com
23/06/2011 NR2743 Lower Killeyan, RSPB The Oa 1 Mark Shields
26/06/2011 NR3444 Singing Sands 3 Mavis Gulliver
26/06/2011 NR3545 Imeraval 3 Mavis Gulliver