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Old Tuesday 13th January 2015, 20:12   #1
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Sarah-Louise's 2015 list

2010: 139
2011: 165
2012: 136
2013: 167
2014: 151

Target to beat: 167

1st Jan

mostly A1 - England to Scotland

1. Red kite
2. Wood pigeons
3. Magpie
4. Black headed gull

2nd Jan
Edinburgh
5. Blue tit

Sat 3rd Jan
Musselburgh
6. Bar tailed godwit
7. Grey plover
8. Dunlin
9. Redshank
10. Oystercatchers
11. Curlew
12. Goldeneye
13. Wigeon
14. Teal
15. Eider
16. Velvet scoter
17. Red throated diver
18. Mute swan
19. Mallard
20 Great crested grebe

Sunday 4th
Ed - BOA
21. Heron
22. Starlings
23. Kestrel

Monday -Fri
BOA
24. Blackbird

Sun 12th
Edinburgh
25. Rook
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Old Tuesday 13th January 2015, 20:17   #2
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Mon 12th
Ed - BOA
26. Pink footed geese
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Old Sunday 18th January 2015, 15:55   #3
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Fri 16th Jan
Airthrey loch
black headed gull
27. coot
28. moorhen
29. robin
mallard

Sat 17th
BOA to Ed
30. Sparrowhawk
31. Jackdaw
Probable Song thrush

Sun 18th
Gosford bay/ Aberlady Bay
32. Herring gull
Black headed gull
33. Common gull
Oystercatcher
34. Sanderling
Curlew
35. Peregrine
36. Fieldfare
Magpie
37. Crow
38. Long eared owl
Roe deer
Teal
Wigeon
39. Shelduck
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Old Wednesday 4th February 2015, 19:49   #4
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Sat 24th Jan
Blairdummond gravel pits
mute swan
mallards
tufted duck
40. coal tit - heard
blue tit
41. great tit
42. goldcrest
43. buzzard
sparrowhawk territorial display
44. goosander


Sometime the following week - stirling campus
45. Raven - heard
Goldcrest

Sat 30th Jan
Strathclyde loch
Mute swans
Goosander
Tufted ducks
46. Cormorants (breeding plumage)
Herring gulls
Black headed gulls
Common gull

Sunday 31st
Edinburgh
47. Redwing
Magpie
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Old Sunday 15th February 2015, 21:25   #5
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Sat 7th
Loch leven
48. greater scaup
49. whooper swan
tufted duck
Curlew
50. Tree sparrow
51. Pochard
blue tit
52. wren (had seen previously and not recorded)

Sunday 8th
Musselburgh
Oystercatchers
Herring gulls
Common gulls
53. red necked grebe
54. long tailed duck
55. Lesser black-backed gull

Linlithgow loch
56. (redhead) smew
57. treecreeper
58. grey wagtail
59. Goldfinches

Saturday 14th Feb
Dunfermline
Common gulls
Herring gulls
Black headed gulls
60. Ring billed gull
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Old Sunday 29th March 2015, 20:11   #6
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Record keeping has slipped. Additional places visited to date: Wales, Saltcoats, Stirling area, Edinburgh

Additional birds seen, not in order:
61. Black guillemot
62. Purple sandpiper
63. Ross' goose
64. Crossbill
65. Goshawk
66. Lesser Redpoll
67. Siskin
68. Long tailed tit
69. Greater black backed gull
70. gannet
71. Dipper
72. Great spotted woodpecker - heard only
73. chaffinch
74. Dunnock
75. Tawny owl - heard
76. shag
77. Bulfinch
78. stock dove
79. feral pigeon
80. pied wagtail
81. red breasted merganser
82. little grebe
83. razorbill
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Old Saturday 18th April 2015, 20:50   #7
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17th-18th April
A9 and loch of the lowes
84. Swallow
85. Osprey
86. Yellowhammer
Great spotted woodpecker
Great crested grebe
Red deer
Roe deer
Fallow deer
87. pheasants
Pink footed geese
88. Greylag geese
89. Canada geese
Goldeneye
Mallards
Chaffinch
Blue tit
Great tit
Buzzard
Corvids
90. chiff chaff
91. willow warbler

Cairngorms
Mountain hare
92. Meadow pipit
93. Red grouse
94. Sand martin
Buzzards
Ravens
Sparrowhawk
Common gull
Heron
Lesser redpoll
95. Linnet
96. White wagtail

Portsoy
97. White billed diver
grey seal
98. Turnstone
Gannet
Feral pigeons
99. Rock pipit
Shag
100. Fulmar (1st seen in Edinburgh previously)
Herring gull

Newburgh
101. King eider
102. Sandwich terns
Redshank
Oystercatchers
Eider
Black headed gull
103. Little gull
goosander

Aberdeen
Mallards
Goldeneye
No sign of harlequin duck

Last edited by sarahlouise84 : Sunday 19th April 2015 at 12:42. Reason: updating numbers
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Old Sunday 26th April 2015, 08:41   #8
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25th April 2015
104. Blackcap (heard)
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Old Saturday 2nd May 2015, 20:26   #9
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Ben A'an
willow warbler
105. wood warbler
chaffinch
blue tit
long tailed tit
coal tit
106. redstart
107. tree pipit
crows
great spotted woodpecker
tree creeper
mipit
108. mistle thrush
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Old Monday 25th May 2015, 21:41   #10
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Stirling area
Goldcrest
Goldfinches
Tree pipit
Red Kite
Osprey
109. Cuckoo (heard)
Great tit
110. Whinchat
Siskin
Crossbill
Robin
Wood pigeon
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Old Saturday 8th August 2015, 20:39   #11
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May/June
Skye
111. Golden Eagle
112. White tailed Eagle
113. Hooded Crow
Carrion Crow
Raven
Buzzard
114. Short Eared Owl
Cuckoo
Heron
115. Lapwing
Whooper Swan
Eider
116. Arctic Skua
117. Long tailed Skua
118. Stonechat
119. Wheatear
Fulmar
Gannet
Black Guillemot
120. Guillemot
Razorbills
121. Puffin
122. House martin
123. Twite
Yellowhammer
Rock Pipit
Meadow Pipit
124. Skylark
Pied wagtail
Grey wagtail
125. Black throated divers
Red throated divers
Cormorants
Shag
126. Rock dove

Last edited by sarahlouise84 : Saturday 8th August 2015 at 20:59. Reason: Forgot rock dove
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Old Saturday 8th August 2015, 20:53   #12
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Musselburgh July

Little grebe
little gull
curlew
redshank
Oystercatchers
swallows
sand martins
eider
sandwich terns
127. red knot
128. black tailed godwit
bar tailed godwit
Dunlin
velvet scoter
gannet

Last edited by sarahlouise84 : Saturday 8th August 2015 at 20:59. Reason: accidental number
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Old Saturday 8th August 2015, 21:01   #13
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Near brampton Fri 31st July
129. Bee eater
130. Red legged partridge
Buzzard


Wales August

Red kites
Buzzard
Stock doves
131. Nuthatch
Blue tit
Kestrel
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Old Saturday 2nd January 2016, 19:25   #14
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Other birds seen include Short eared owl but forgot to record so starting anew in 2016
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Old Saturday 2nd January 2016, 19:30   #15
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133. med gull
134. grey partridge
135. hobby
136. little egret
137. bittern
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