MID-ARGYLL: A WAXWING was found today in Oban at Millpark Road (David Jardine).
A small number of GLAUCOUS and ICELAND GULLS have been noted over the last few weeks – including: GLAUCOUS GULLS on TIREE: In Dec 2019 – 3w bird at Loch a’ Phuill (4th) and then at An Fhaodhail (17th), a 1cy bird at Gott Bay (21st Hayley Douglas), a 1cy bird at the Maze (26th Malcolm Steel), a 1cy bird at The Reef (31st). In 2020 – an adult at Loch a’ Phuill Loch a’ Phuill on 4th Jan. In KINTYRE: a 1cy ICELAND GULL > S past Port Righ on 11 Dec 2019 (Alasdair Paterson). In MID-ARGYLL: a 3cy GLAUCOUS GULL at Loch Gilp on 7th & 11th Jan 2020 (Jim Dickson/David Jardine). COWAL: a 3cy GLAUCOUS GULL (originally ID’s as Iceland on 24th Dec 2019) at Loch Striven Dec into Jan 2020 (Neil Hammatt). On MULL: an adult ICELAND GULL at Loch Scridain on 14th Jan 2020 (Bryan Raines/Stephen Hiscock). On ISLAY: GLAUCOUS GULLS – a 1cy at Coull Point on 22nd Dec 2019 (C Mason), a 1cy at Gartbreck on 31st Dec 2019 (G Turnbull), an adult at Bunnahabhain on 9th Jan 2020 (G Turnbull).