Dave Tanner: Scotland Year List 2020 BOU, All records Record(s) 1 to 157 of 157 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus 05/02/2020 Lochindorb 2 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa 02/05/2020 Arboll Burn 3 Grey Partridge Perdix perdix 17/01/2020 Balmuchy 4 Pheasant Phasianus colchicus 01/01/2020 Dornoch 5 Brent Goose Branta bernicla 09/01/2020 Nigg RSPB Light-bellied (hrota) 6 Canada Goose Branta canadensis 02/06/2020 Alness Point 7 Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 24/02/2020 Tarbat Ness 8 Snow Goose Anser caerulescens 20/02/2020 Arabella 9 Greylag Goose Anser anser 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 10 Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 01/01/2020 Dornoch 11 Mute Swan Cygnus olor 04/01/2020 Loch Eye 12 Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 13 Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 01/01/2020 Loch Fleet NNR 14 Shoveler Spatula clypeata 02/02/2020 Loch Eye 15 Wigeon Mareca penelope 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 16 American Wigeon Mareca americana 04/01/2020 Loch Eye Drake 17 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 18 Pintail Anas acuta 04/01/2020 Tain Links 19 Teal Anas crecca 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 20 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 04/01/2020 Loch Eye 21 Scaup Aythya marila 04/01/2020 Loch Eye 22 Eider Somateria mollissima 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 23 Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca 22/01/2020 Roseisle, Burghead Bay 24 Common Scoter Melanitta nigra 03/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 25 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 26 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 27 Goosander Mergus merganser 13/02/2020 River Ness 28 Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 01/01/2020 Dornoch 29 Swift Apus apus 15/05/2020 Portmahomack Golf Course 30 Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 01/01/2020 Dornoch 31 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 32 Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 09/01/2020 Nigg RSPB 33 Coot Fulica atra 04/01/2020 Loch Eye 34 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 01/01/2020 Loch Fleet NNR 35 Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus 13/02/2020 Saltburn Pier, Cromarty Firth 36 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 37 Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 09/01/2020 Nigg RSPB 38 Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 13/01/2020 Alness Bay 39 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 10/09/2020 South Uist 40 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 01/01/2020 Embo 41 Eurasian Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 30/04/2020 Portmahomack Golf Course 42 Curlew Numenius arquata 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 43 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 04/01/2020 Tain Links 44 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 05/08/2020 Alturlie Pools 45 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 01/01/2020 Embo 46 Knot Calidris canutus 09/01/2020 Nigg RSPB 47 Ruff Calidris pugnax 15/08/2020 Tarbat Ness 48 Sanderling Calidris alba 01/01/2020 Dornoch 49 Dunlin Calidris alpina 01/01/2020 Dornoch 50 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 09/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 51 Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 09/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 52 Snipe Gallinago gallinago 24/04/2020 Portmahomack Golf Course 53 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 09/07/2020 The Mound 54 Redshank Tringa totanus 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 55 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 28/07/2020 Tarbat Ness 56 Greenshank Tringa nebularia 09/07/2020 Loch Fleet NNR 57 Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 16/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 58 Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 01/01/2020 Dornoch 59 Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 15/01/2020 Brora 60 Common Gull Larus canus 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 61 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 62 Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 06/08/2020 River Lossie 63 Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 02/02/2020 Helmsdale Harbour 1st winter 64 Herring Gull Larus argentatus 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 65 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 22/01/2020 Lossiemouth - Balormie pig farm 66 Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 05/04/2020 Portmahomack 67 Little Tern Sternula albifrons ********** ********** 68 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 02/06/2020 Alness Point 69 Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 01/06/2020 Tarbat Ness 70 Great Skua Stercorarius skua 03/06/2020 Tarbat Ness 71 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 03/05/2020 Portmahomack 72 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 07/06/2020 Tarbat Ness 73 Common Guillemot Uria aalge 21/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 74 Razorbill Alca torda 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 75 Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 06/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 76 Puffin Fratercula arctica 30/05/2020 Tarbat Ness 77 Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 78 Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica 11/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 79 Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 02/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 80 Storm Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus 13/06/2020 Tarbat Ness 81 Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 07/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 82 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis 13/08/2020 Tarbat Ness SBRC Pending 83 Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea 20/08/2020 Tarbat Ness 84 Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 29/05/2020 Tarbat Ness 85 Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus 20/08/2020 Tarbat Ness 86 Gannet Morus bassanus 02/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 87 Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 88 Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 89 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 90 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 11/04/2020 Loch Eye 91 Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 05/01/2020 Bogbain Farm - Loandhu Track 92 Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 11/09/2020 Baleshare, North Uist 93 Red Kite Milvus milvus 06/01/2020 Fendom near Newton 94 White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 11/09/2020 Langass Plantation, North Uist 95 Buzzard Buteo buteo 01/01/2020 Dornoch 96 Barn Owl Tyto alba 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 97 Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 11/09/2020 Baleshare, North Uist 98 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 05/01/2020 Bogbain Farm - Loandhu Track ♂️& ♀️ 99 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 04/01/2020 Portmahomack Drake 100 Merlin Falco columbarius 05/01/2020 Tarbat Ness ♀️/ Juv 101 Peregrine Falco peregrinus 21/01/2020 Tarbat Ness Adult Male 102 Jay Garrulus glandarius 05/01/2020 Bogbain Farm - Loandhu Track 103 Magpie Pica pica 22/01/2020 Lossiemouth 104 Jackdaw Coloeus monedula 01/01/2020 Portmahomack 105 Rook Corvus frugilegus 01/01/2020 Dornoch 106 Carrion Crow Corvus corone 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 107 Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 01/01/2020 Dornoch 108 Raven Corvus corax 02/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 109 Coal Tit Periparus ater 01/01/2020 The Mound 110 Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus 05/02/2020 Loch an Eilein 111 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 01/01/2020 Dornoch 112 Great Tit Parus major 01/01/2020 The Mound 113 Skylark Alauda arvensis 01/01/2020 Dornoch 114 Sand Martin Riparia riparia 15/04/2020 Portmahomack 115 Swallow Hirundo rustica 10/04/2020 Portmahomack 116 House Martin Delichon urbicum 10/04/2020 Portmahomack 117 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 05/01/2020 Bogbain Farm - Loandhu Track 118 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 11/04/2020 Loch Eye 119 Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 14/04/2020 Loch Eye 120 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 28/04/2020 Portmahomack Golf Course 121 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 14/05/2020 Portmahomack Community Wood 122 Whitethroat Curruca communis 02/05/2020 Portmahomack Golf Course 123 Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 05/01/2020 Arboll Bridge 124 Treecreeper Certhia familiaris 05/02/2020 Loch an Eilein 125 Starling Sturnus vulgaris 01/01/2020 Dornoch 126 Blackbird Turdus merula 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 127 Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 04/01/2020 Temple Croft 128 Redwing Turdus iliacus 04/01/2020 Temple Croft 129 Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 04/01/2020 Temple Croft 130 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus 03/01/2020 Temple Croft, Portmahomack 131 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 28/04/2020 Portmahomack Golf Course 132 Robin Erithacus rubecula 02/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 133 Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 14/05/2020 Portmahomack Community Wood 134 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 28/07/2020 Tarbat Ness 135 Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 136 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 19/04/2020 Portmahomack 137 Dipper Cinclus cinclus 05/02/2020 Findhorn (River) Bridge, Tomatin 138 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 139 Tree Sparrow Passer montanus 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 140 Dunnock Prunella modularis 02/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 141 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 03/05/2020 Portmahomack Golf Course Grey-headed Wagtail (thunbergi) 142 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea 18/01/2020 Raigmore Hospital 143 Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba 01/01/2020 Dornoch 144 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 04/02/2020 Tarbat Ness 145 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 01/01/2020 Dornoch 146 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 147 Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula 14/05/2020 Portmahomack Community Wood 148 Greenfinch Chloris chloris 23/01/2020 Portmahomack 149 Twite Linaria flavirostris 30/04/2020 Portmahomack Golf Course 150 Linnet Linaria cannabina 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 151 Lesser Redpoll Acanthis cabaret 05/02/2020 Loch an Eilein 152 Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 04/01/2020 Tain Links 153 Siskin Spinus spinus 05/01/2020 Bogbain Farm - Loandhu Track ♂️& ♀️ 154 Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 12/09/2020 Baleshare, North Uist 155 Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 01/01/2020 Dornoch 156 Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella 01/01/2020 Tarbat Ness 157 Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 09/01/2020 Potcalmoe, Nigg