1st January

ISLAY: A RED-BREASTED GOOSE on the Gruinart flats with Barnacle Geese, a male AMERICAN WIGEON on Loch Gorm, also 2 male POCHARD and a MARSH HARRIER there, the fem type SURF SCOTER still at Loch Indaal and a first-winter PALLID HARRIER at Machir Bay – also juv GLAUCOUS GULL there (presumably same as found on 6th Nov) – (Jonathan Farooqi).
MID-ARGYLL: A juv GLAUCOUS GULL at Loch Gilp late morning (Jim Dickson). Two sightings of a WAXWING around Kilmartin this afternoon (Janet & David Jardine, Frank Cavannagh).

SURF SCOTER (with Common Scoters) – Islay – 1st Jan (Jonathan Farooqi).
PALLID HARRIER – Islay 1st Jan (Jonathan Farooqi).