Recent records

The records that appear below are unchecked reports. In the case of rare species, their inclusion here does not imply acceptance by a rarities committee. *NEW* An archive of previous months can now be found here

‘Birds in Moray & Nairn 2016’ published 16 January 2018. This 2016 bird report is available only on this website under ‘Bird Reports’ – 2011 onwards.

Also updated on 11 April: Photos (Meadow Pipit and Kestrel).

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19/4/2018  White Wagtail  3,  Pied Wagtail  5,  Meadow Pipit  6,  Wigeon  1 (male)  Balormie pig farm  Bob Proctor
19/4/2018  Golden Plover  9  Gilston cottages  Bob Proctor
18/4/2018  Black-tailed Godwit  1,  Iceland Gull  1 (3CY),  Ringed Plover  16,  Dunlin  1  Duncan Gibson, Bob Proctor, Henry Farquhar, David Main
18/4/2018  Great Crested Grebe  1  still on Loch Spynie  Gordon Biggs
18/4/2018  Willow Warbler  1 singing  Ballantruan (Strath Avon)  Malcolm MacGarvin
18/4/2018  Wheatear  1  Lossiemouth airfield  Allan Lawrence
18/4/2018  Wheatear  1  Kinloss airfield  Allan Lawrence
18/4/2018  Swallow  1  Kinloss  Allan Lawrence
17/4/2018  Blackcap  1 singing  Nairn (beside river at railway bridge NH8856)  Beryl Blackhall
17/4/2018  Little Gull  1 (adult)  Burghead Bay  Allan Lawrence
17/4/2018  Great Crested Grebe  1  still on Loch Spynie  Martin Cook
17/4/2018  Whimbrel  1  Findhorn Bay  Richard Somers Cocks

Whimbrel in Findhorn Bay, 17 April 2018 (Richard Somers Cocks)
16/4/2018  White-billed Diver  10  Cullen-Portknockie (from Gemini Explorer)  Paul Baxter et al.
16/4/2018  Sandwich Tern  3  Cullen harbour  Jimmy Mair
16/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Spey estuary  Jimmy Mair
16/4/2018  Great Crested Grebe  1  still on Loch Spynie  David Law
16/4/2018  Corn Bunting  12  Linksfield (Elgin)  David Law
16/4/2018 (16:30)  Pink-footed Goose  c.5000  Findhorn Bay  Allan Lawrence
16/4/2018  Long-tailed Duck  38,  Common Scoter  34,  Red-throated Diver  4,  Razorbill  26,  Guillemot  2  Burghead Bay (off Findhorn dunes)  Richard Somers Cocks

Red-throated Diver off Findhorn, 16 April 2018 (Richard Somers Cocks)
16/4/2018  Black-tailed Godwit  2,  Bar-tailed Godwit  8,  Redshank  563,  Ringed Plover  98,  Knot  72,  Osprey  1  Findhorn Bay  Richard Somers Cocks

Osprey in Findhorn Bay, 16 April 2018 (Richard Somers Cocks)
16/4/2018 (14:56)  White-billed Diver  1  Burghead (off the maltings)  per national websites
15/4/2018  Ring Ouzel  2  Beinn a’ Bhuird (North Top)  David Main
15/4/2018  Common Sandpiper  1  on River Spey at Delmore (NJ2442)  Alan Edward
15/4/2018  Sand Martin  3  Aberlour  Alan Edward
15/4/2018 (11:35)  Shoveler  2 (a pair),  Tawny Owl  1 (calling)  Loch Spynie  Henry Farquhar
15/4/2018  Barnacle Goose  1  in field opposite Drainie House (NJ2068)  Henry Farquhar
15/4/2018  Cormorant  3  Millbuies loch  Bill Richardson
15/4/2018  Golden Plover  c.200,  Snipe  3,  Wheatear  2,  Raven  2,  Kestrel  1  Cabrach area  Fiona McHugh
15/4/2018  Blackcap  1,  Chiffchaff  5+,  Red-breasted Merganser  10 (6 males, 4 females),  Goosander  2 (males)  River Findhorn (Waterford to the bay)  Mike Crutch
15/4/2018  Swallow  1  Craigroy  Mike Crutch
15/4/2018  Common Sandpiper  1,  Swallow  1  Tugnet (Spey estuary)  Jimmy Mair
15/4/2018 (09:00)  White-billed Diver  4  off Cullen  Jimmy Mair
14/4/2018  Raven  1  over Forres  Allan Lawrence
14/4/2018  Brambling  1  Auchindoun (near Dufftown)  David Law
14/4/2018  Shoveler  2 (a pair),  Pintail  94,  Pink-footed Goose  2000  Findhorn Bay  Roy Dennis
14/4/2018  Goldeneye  25  Loch Oire  Martin Cook
14/4/2018  Willow Warbler  1 singing,  Shelduck  c.10  Cloddach gravel pit  Moray Bird Club
14/4/2018  Great Crested Grebe  1 still,  Chiffchaff  4,  Water Rail  1  Loch Spynie  Bob Proctor

Great Crested Grebe, Loch Spynie 14 April 2018 (Bob Proctor)
14/4/2018  Shelduck  2 (a pair)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor
14/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY),  Greenshank  1,  Kingfisher  1,  Red-breasted Merganser  12  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
14/4/2018 (06:10-07:10)  Great Northern Diver  1,  Red-throated Diver  5,  Razorbill  8,  Black Guillemot  1,  Kittiwake  18,  Sandwich Tern  1,  Fulmar  10,  Gannet  4,  Common Scoter  16,  Long-tailed Duck  1  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
13/4/2018  Sand Martin  numerous  Cloddach gravel pit  Mike Murray
13/4/2018 (14:30)  Garganey  2  Spey Bay  per national websites
12/4/2018 (16:45)  Great Crested Grebe  1 (winter plumage)  Loch Spynie (to right of hide, near the sluice)  Bob Proctor
11/4/2018  Swallow  2  Nairn  David Main
11/4/2018  White Wagtail  1  in field near Garmouth viaduct  Jimmy Mair
11/4/2018  Osprey  1  Tugnet  Jimmy Mair
11/4/2018  Chiffchaff  2  Torrieston forest  David Main

Chiffchaff, Torrieston woods 11 April 2016 (David Main)
11/4/2018  Stonechat  1  Burghead maltings  Gordon Biggs

Stonechat, Burghead 11 April 2018 (Gordon Biggs)
10/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1  Balormie pig farm  Allan Lawrence
10/4/2018  Osprey  1  River Spey near Mosstodloch  Mike Reid
10/4/2018  Purple Sandpiper  80,  Turnstone  30  Lossiemouth west beach  Steve Murphy
8/4/2018  Hawfinch  1  Knockaneorn (NH8945)  David Clem
 
Hawfinch at Knockaneorn, 8 April 2018 (David Clem)
9/4/2018  Osprey  1  Lossie estuary  Steve Murphy
9/4/2018  Red-breasted Merganser  5  Lossiemouth east beach  Steve Murphy
9/4/2018 (17:35-18:05)  Fulmar  3,  Kittiwake  41,  Gannet  35,  Razorbill  3,  Long-tailed Duck  4,  Sandwich Tern  3,  Purple Sandpiper  3  past Lossiemouth in 30 mins  Bob Proctor
9/4/2018  Shoveler  1 (male),  Shelduck  2  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor
9/4/2018  White-billed Diver  1  Portknockie (off harbour)  per national websites
9/4/2018  Swallow  1  Tugnet  Morag Cole
9/4/2018 (12:00)  Swallow  3,  Chiffchaff  1  Tugnet (Spey Bay)  Keith Paterson
9/4/2018  White-billed Diver  2,  Great Northern Diver  19,  Black-throated Diver  1,  Red-throated Diver  3  off Cullen caravan park  Martin Cook
9/4/2018  Great Northern Diver  29  off Tronach Head  Martin Cook
9/4/2018  Great Northern Diver  48  off Portknockie  Martin Cook
9/4/2018  White Wagtail  1  Portgordon harbour  Martin Cook
9/4/2018  Wheatear  3  Balgreen (NJ2070 – near Covesea in field with horses)  Allan Lawrence
9/4/2018 (07:45-08:15)  Long-tailed Duck  78,  Common Scoter  3,  Shelduck  4,  Pink-footed Goose  450,  Gannet  13,  Fulmar  8,  Razorbill  16,  Guillemot  2,  Black Guillemot  2,  Red-throated Diver  2,  Sandwich Tern  1  past Lossiemouth in 30 mins  Bob Proctor
9/4/2018  White-billed Diver  1  Lossiemouth (off harbour, drifting slowly west)  Bob Proctor
8/4/2018  Sand Martin  5,  Whooper Swan  21  Loch Spynie  Steve Murphy
8/4/2018  Sandwich Tern  1  past Kingston  Raymond Shewan
8/4/2018  Red-breasted Merganser  7,  Long-tailed Duck  9,  Common Scoter  6,  Eider  4,  Sandwich Tern  9  Burghead Bay (off Findhorn dunes)  Mike Crutch
8/4/2018  Sand Martin  1  Nairn golf club (NH860565)  Beryl Blackhall
8/4/2018  Chiffchaff  1 singing  Findhorn dunes  Gelda MacGregor
8/4/2018  Sandwich Tern  13,  Common Scoter  23,  Long-tailed Duck  2  off Lossiemouth harbour  Henry Farquhar
8/4/2018 Purple Sandpiper  50  Lossiemouth (on rocks at north pier)  Henry Farquhar
8/4/2018 (16:45-17:45)  Fulmar  11,  Gannet  29,  Sandwich Tern  1,  Kittiwake  34,  Black Guillemot  5,  Razorbill  2,  Guillemot  1,  Pink-footed Goose  75,  Common Scoter  5,  Long-tailed Duck  2  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour
8/4/2018  Short-eared Owl  1,  Redwing  6,  Meadow Pipit  50+  Aultmore  Martin & Jenny Cook
8/4/2018  Osprey  1  Lossie estuary  David Main

Osprey, Lossie estuary 8 April 2018 (David Main)
8/4/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (2CY)  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor, Duncan Gibson
8/4/2018  White-billed Diver  2,  Great Northern Diver  3,  Black-throated Diver  3,  Red-throated Diver  1,  Black Guillemot  26,  Sandwich Tern  2,  Stonechat  2 (pair),  Wheatear  1  Portknockie (Bow Fiddle Rock area)  Lenny Simpson
8/4/2018  Chiffchaff  1  Portknockie (along old railway line)  Lenny Simpson
8/4/2018  Slavonian Grebe  3,  Red-throated Diver  1,  Sandwich Tern  25,  Razorbill  21,  Guillemot  8,  Common Scoter  32,  Long-tailed Duck  19,  Eider  6  Burghead Bay (off Findhorn dunes)  Richard Somers Cocks
8/4/2018  Wheatear  1 (male),  Stonechat  2 (pair),  Skylark  1  Findhorn dunes  Richard Somers Cocks
 
Wheatear and Skylark, Findhorn dunes 8 April 2018 (Richard Somers Cocks)
8/4/2018 (08:00-08:30 and 09:35-10:05)  Iceland Gull  2 (2CY and 3CY),  Sandwich Tern  1,  Kittiwake  16,  Gannet  16,  Fulmar  9,  Razorbill  1,  Black Guillemot  2,  Long-tailed Duck  62,  Red-breasted Merganser  1,  Meadow Pipit  4,  Skylark  1  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
8/4/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (2CY),  Red-breasted Merganser  8,  Goosander  6  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
8/4/2018  Great Northern Diver  2  off Portgordon  Martin Cook
8/4/2018  Great Northern Diver  2  Cullen (off Caravan Park)  Martin Cook
8/4/2018 (07:15-07:45)  Black Guillemot  33  Portknockie (Bow Fiddle Rock area)  Martin Cook
8/4/2018 (06:45-07:00)  Black Guillemot  8,  Wheatear  1  Tronach Head  Martin Cook
7/4/2018  Sanderling  30  Covesea  Steve Murphy
7/4/2018  Short-eared Owl  1  over Hopeman west beach  Bob Johnson
7/4/2018  Raven  8  Cabrach  Martin Cook
7/4/2018  Wheatear  1  Bogmoor  Alastair Millar
7/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY),  Sandwich Tern  4,  Red-throated Diver  2,  Black-throated Diver  1  Lossiemouth (off north pier)  Henry Farquhar
7/4/2018  Stock Dove  2  Balormie  Henry Farquhar
7/4/2018  Woodcock  1  Torrieston woods  David Main
7/4/2018  Chiffchaff  4 singing  Lossie Forest  Bob Johnson
7/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson, Gordon Biggs

Glaucous Gull, Lossie estuary 7 April 2018 (Gordon Biggs)
7/4/2018  Osprey  1,  Greenshank  1  Spey estuary  Keith  Paterson
7/4/2018  Raven  1,  Snipe  5  Carn Ruigh Thuim (NJ0239)  Mike Crutch
7/4/2018  Fieldfare  19+  Tomnamoon (NJ0449)  Mike Crutch
7/4/2018  Wheatear  1  Findhorn dunes  Andy Williams
7/4/2018  Wigeon  250,  Teal  54  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
7/4/2018  Gadwall  4 (pair and 2 males)  Loch Oire  Bob Proctor
7/4/2018 (06:15-07:45)  Red-throated Diver  8,  Razorbill  546,  Guillemot  1,  Black Guillemot  9,  Gannet  34,  Fulmar  3,  Sandwich Tern  5,  Kittiwake  25,  Common Scoter  73,  Long-tailed Duck  47,  Red-breasted Merganser  7,  Pink-footed Goose  152,  Sanderling  40,  Dunlin  25,  Meadow Pipit  22,  Carrion Crow  9  past Lossiemouth in 90 mins  Bob Proctor
6/4/2018  Wheatear  2  Burghead  Morag Cole
6/4/2018  Osprey  1  Lossie estuary  Eric Simpson
6/4/2018  Sandwich Tern  1,  Purple Sandpiper  19  Cullen harbour  Jimmy Mair
6/4/2018  Chiffchaff  2,  White Wagtail  1  Garmouth viaduct  Jimmy Mair
6/4/2018  Golden Plover  170  Netherton ploughed field  Richard Somers Cocks
6/4/2018  Teal  64,  Snipe  1,  Pink-footed Goose  470,  Curlew  155  Findhorn Bay (Netherton area)  Richard Somers Cocks
6/4/2018  Whooper Swan  1 (adult),  Wigeon  1 (male)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor
6/4/2018 (16:30-17:00)  Sandwich Tern  4,  Kittiwake  16,  Gannet  2,  Red-throated Diver  2,  Velvet Scoter  2 (males),  Common Scoter  7  past Lossiemouth in 30 mins  Bob Proctor
6/4/2018  Stock Dove  3  Golford (NH963550)  Alison Ritchie

Stock Doves, Golford 6 April 2018 (Alison Ritchie)
6/4/2018  Golden Plover  7  Refouble  Alison Ritchie

Golden Plovers at Refouble, 6 April 2018 (Alison Ritchie)
6/4/2016  Sandwich Tern  18,  Razorbill  27  off Burghead pier  David Main
 
Sandwich Tern and Razorbills, Burghead 6 April 2018 (David Main)
5/4/2018  Pintail  129,  Shelduck  48,  Red-breasted Merganser  10,  Goosander  1,  Knot  107,  Dunlin  69,  Oystercatcher  484,  Redshank  520  Findhorn Bay (off bird hide)  Richard Somers Cocks
5/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
5/4/2018  Red-breasted Merganser  7,  Long-tailed Duck  3,  Sandwich Tern  2,  Razorbill  27,  Guillemot  13  Burghead Bay (off Findhorn dunes)  Mike Crutch
5/4/2018  Pink-footed Goose  340,  Greylag Goose  14,  Linnet  21  Netherton (Findhorn Bay)  Mike Crutch
5/4/2018  Oystercatcher  26,  Tufted Duck  28  Upper Broadshaw Wood  Jack Harrison
4/4/2018  Sanderling  44  Lossiemouth west beach  Henry Farquhar
4/4/2018  Common (Mealy) Redpoll  1  still at garden Niger feeder at Clochan  Martin Cook
4/4/2018  Chiffchaff  2  Garmouth viaduct  Mike Collins
4/4/2018  Chiffchaff  1,  Goldeneye  7  Dallachy landfill pool  Martin Cook
4/4/2018  Goldeneye  15,  Red-breasted Merganser  5,  Goosander  3  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
3/4/2018  Common (Mealy) Redpoll  1,  Lesser Redpoll  15,  Brambling  1  Clochan  Martin Cook

Mealy Redpoll [right, with Lesser Redpoll], Clochan 3 April 2018 (Martin Cook)
3/4/2018  Lesser Redpoll  4,  Siskin  9  at Niger feeder  Moor of Tore (NJ0954)  Geoff & Debbie Smith
3/4/2018  Barn Owl (08:10)  just south of Duffus  Allan Lawrence
2/4/2018  Woodcock  2  Altyre Woods (NJ0253) and 1  Tomnamoon (NJ0449)  Mike Crutch
2/4/2018  Shelduck  1,  Wigeon  1  Balormie pig farm  Allan Lawrence
2/4/2018  Snow Goose (blue morph)  1  between Coltfield and Wester Alves  Dave Pullan
2/4/2016  crossbill  sp.  c.30  Wood of Ordiquish (Fochabers NJ3654)  David Main
   
crossbills at Ordiquish, 2 April 2018 (David Main)
2/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor

Glaucous Gull, Balormie pig farm 2 April 2018 (Bob Proctor)
2/4/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (2CY),  Glaucous Gull  1  (2CY)  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
2/4/2018  Gadwall  2 (a pair)  Loch Oire  Bob Proctor
2/4/2018  Bar-tailed Godwit  19,  Redwing  1  Kingsteps (Nairn)  Mike Crutch
1/4/2018  Chiffchaff  1  Cloddach  Robert Potter
1/4/2018  Chiffchaff  1  Birkenbaud Wood (NJ2356)  Robert Potter
1/4/2018 (18:30)  White-billed Diver  1  off Cullen caravan park (NJ5167)  Martin Cook
1/4/2018  Chiffchaff  4  Lower Broadshaw Wood (NH962531)  Alison Ritchie

Chiffchaff, Lower Broadshaw Wood, 1 April 2018 (Alison Ritchie)
1/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Henry Farquhar
1/4/2018  Osprey  1  Lossie estuary  Henry Farquhar
1/4/2018  White-billed Diver  1  off Cullen caravan park (NJ5167)  Dave Pullan
1/4/2018  Snow Goose (blue morph)  1,  European White-fronted Goose  1  Coltfield  Bob Proctor
 
Snow Goose and European White-fronted Goose, Coltfield 1 April 2018 (Bob Proctor)
1/4/2018  Bar-tailed Godwit  3  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
1/4/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY),  Corn Bunting  1  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor

Glaucous Gull, Balormie pig farm 1 April 2018 (Bob Proctor)
1/4/2018 (07:00-08:00)  Sandwich Tern  3,  Kittiwake  48,  Puffin  2,  Black Guillemot  4,  Razorbill  113,  Guillemot  16,  Gannet  23,  Fulmar  5,  Long-tailed Duck  15,  Common Scoter  5,  Great Northern Diver  1,  Red-throated Diver  3  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob proctor
31/3/2018  Ptarmigan  2  Ben Rinnes  David Law
31/3/2018  Arctic Redpoll  1,  crossbill sp. c.50  Wood of Ordiquish (Fochabers NJ3654)  Jimmy Mair
31/3/2018  Chiffchaff  2,  Red-breasted Merganser  6 (5 male, 1 female)  Waterford (Forres NJ0260)  Mike Crutch
31/3/2018  Osprey  1  Cloddach gravel pit  Mike Murray
31/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Tom Wells
31/3/2018  Blackcap  1 (male)  Tradespark, Nairn  John Scrimgeour
30/3/2018  Gadwall  2 (pair)  Loch Oire  David Law
30/3/2018  crossbill sp.  3  Ben Aigan  David Law
30/3/2018  Brambling  1,  Tree Sparrow  40  at garden feeding station  South Darkland  David Law
30/3/2018  Mandarin Duck  pair  Half Davoch  Roy Dennis
30/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Balormie pig farm  Roy Dennis
30/3/2018  Razorbill  80,  Gannet  9  off Burghead maltings  Roy Dennis
30/3/2018  Curlew  44  Loch Spynie fields  Roy Dennis
30/3/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  per Birdguides
30/3/2018  Chiffchaff  1  Darnaway  Mike Crutch
29/3/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (2CY)  Findhorn Bay  Pete Gordon
29/3/2018  Twite  2  Culbin  Pete Gordon
29/3/2018  Chiffchaff  5 singing  near Forres (along River Findhorn from recycling centre to the bay)  Pete Gordon
29/3/2018  Snipe  pair back on territory  Tomnamoon (NJ0449)  Mike Crutch
29/3/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (2CY),  Grey Plover  1  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
29/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY),  Shelduck  a pair  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor

Glaucous Gull at Balormie pig farm, 29 March 2018 (Bob Proctor)
29/3/2018 (18:00-19:00)  Kittiwake  74,  Gannet  16,  Fulmar  1,  Long-tailed Duck  5  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
28/3/2018  Curlew  c.30  Roseisle crossroads (NJ1366)  Jack Harrison
28/3/2018  Eider  12  Burghead harbour  Jack Harrison

Eiders, Burghead harbour 28 March 2018 (Jack Harrison)
28/3/2018  Chiffchaff  1  between Blacksboat-Tamdhu  Neil Sutherland & Carol Armour
28/3/2018  Jackdaw  1 showing features of Nordic Jackdaw  Portessie  Lenny Simpson
27/3/2018  Golden Plover  101  Findhorn Bay (Netherton area)  Roy Dennis
27/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Lossiemouth  per Birdguides
27/3/2018  Red-legged Partridge  2  Westerfolds-Salterhill Road  Henry Farquhar
27/3/2018  Golden Plover  66,  Redshank  293+,  Sandwich Tern  4  Findhorn Bay  Mike Crutch
27/3/2018  Knot  82,  Turnstone  13  Burghead  Geoff & Debbie Smith
26/3/2018  Barn Owl  1  Marypark  David Main
26/3/2018  Sandwich Tern  1  Findhorn (on buoy off pier)  Robert Potter
26/3/2018  Osprey  1  south of Forres  Mike Crutch
26/3/2018  Barn Owl  1,  Snipe  1  calling  Tomnamoon (NJ0449)  Mike Crutch
26/3/2018  Sanderling  47  Covesea beach  Mike Crutch, Hilary Rolton
26/3/2018  Waxwing  8  Tradespark, Nairn  John Scrimgeour
26/3/2018  Curlew  c.25,  Lapwing  30+,  Greylag Goose  2 pairs  Dunearn crossroads (NJ947402)  Jack Harrison

Greylag Geese, Dunearn 26 March 2018 (Jack Harrison)
26/3/2018  Barnacle Goose  1,  Greylag Goose  171  Clochan  Martin Cook
25/3/2018  Little Auk  2,  Sandwich Tern  1 (flew west),  Black-throated Diver  1,  Red-throated Diver  3,  Long-tailed Duck  27,  Sanderling  3  off Cullen beach, west end  Lenny Simpson
25/3/2018  Stonechat  1 pair  Cullen beach (west end)  Lenny Simpson
25/3/2018  White-fronted Goose  2  Cullen golf course  Lenny Simpson
25/3/2018  Goosander  3  Sanquhar Loch (Forres)  Tony Backx

Goosanders, Sanquhar Loch 25 March 2018 (Tony Backx)
25/3/2018  Arctic Redpoll  2 (one trapped and ringed)  Wood of Ordiquish (Fochabers NJ3654)  Alastair Young
   
Arctic Redpoll, Ordiquish 25 March 2018 (Alastair Young)
25/3/2018  Siskin  c.325,  Lesser Redpoll  60,  Mealy Redpoll  1  Wood of Ordiquish (Fochabers)  Alastair Young
25/3/2018  Barnacle Goose  1,  Greylag Goose  108  Clochan  Martin Cook

Barnacle Goose, Clochan 25 March 2018 (Martin Cook)
25/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
25/3/2018 (07:05-08:05)  Little Gull  1 (adult),  Kittiwake  119,  Razorbill  396,  Guillemot  18,  Black Guillemot  22,  Long-tailed Duck  1804,  Common Scoter  53,  Velvet Scoter  3 (males),  Red-breasted Merganser  6,  Brent Goose (pale-bellied)  11,  Gannet  104,  Fulmar  24,  Red-throated Diver  12,  Great Northern Diver  2,  Sanderling  10,  Meadow Pipit  9,  Carrion Crow  17  past Lossiemouth in 2 hours  Bob Proctor
24/3/2018  Purple Sandpiper  30,  Turnstone  18  Lossiemouth (on rocks behind north pier)  Henry Farquhar
24/3/2018  Grey Partridge  2  Scarffbanks track (Loch Spynie)  Henry Farquhar
24/3/2018 (14:00)  White-tailed Eagle  2  Califer viewpoint (Forres NJ0857 – drifting east, high overhead [see below 12:00 hrs])  Jodie Burnside

White-tailed Eagle over Califer, 24 March 2018 (Jodie Burnside)
24/3/2018  Black-throated Diver  1,  Red-throated Diver  1,  Sanderling  10,  Snow Bunting  2,  Stonechat  2 (males)  Lossiemouth east beach  Margaret Sharpe

Snow Buntings on Lossiemouth east beach, 24 March 2018 (Margaret Sharpe)
24/3/2018  Black-throated Diver  1,  Red-throated Diver  2,  Black Guillemot  18,  Barnacle Goose  6  Portknockie (Bow Fiddle Rock area)  Lenny Simpson
24/3/2018 (12:30)  White-tailed Eagle  1 (adult)  Nairn east beach, flying east [see above 14:00 hrs]  Mike Coleman
24/3/2018  Gadwall  1 (male)  Loch Oire  Bob Proctor
24/3/2018  Whooper Swan  1,  Mute Swan  1,  Lesser Black-backed Gull  4  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor
24/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY),  Red-throated Diver  4  on sea off Lossiemouth harbour  Bob Proctor
24/3/2018 (06:00-08:00)  Long-tailed Duck  512,  Common Scoter  76,  Razorbill  468 (1300 auk sp. in 1 hour were probably mostly Razorbills),  Guillemot  53,  Black Guillemot  19,  Gannet  115,  Fulmar  5,  Kittiwake  89,  Red-throated Diver  12,  Great Northern Diver  3,  Pink-footed Goose  155,  Red-breasted Merganser  2,  Purple Sandpiper  41,  Meadow Pipit  8,  Carrion Crow  4  past Lossiemouth in 2 hours  Bob Proctor
23/3/2018  Jay  1  Pluscarden  Geoff & Debbie Smith
22/3/2018  Sanderling  58,  Long-tailed Duck  38,  Stonechat  2  Lossiemouth west beach  Margaret Sharpe

Sanderling flock on Lossiemouth west beach, 22 March 2018 (Margaret Sharpe)
22/3/2018  Shelduck  16,  Wigeon  408,  Oystercatcher  60,  Curlew  80,  Hooded Crow  2  Cloddach gravel pit  Martin Cook
22/3/2018  Scaup  1 (male, looking sickly)  Loch Spynie  Martin Cook, Charlie Gervaise
22/3/2018  Goldeneye  10,  Tufted Duck  43,  Cormorant  1  Loch na Bo  Martin Cook
22/3/2018  Barnacle Goose  1,  Greylag Goose  150  Spey estuary  Martin Cook

Barnacle Goose, Spey estuary 22 March 2018 (Martin Cook)
22/3/2018  Raven  2  near Nairn  Jack Harrison
22/3/2018  Lapwings  back on territory  Tomnamoon (NJ0449)  Mike Crutch
22/3/2018  Golden Plover  19  Moyness  Alison Ritchie
22/3/2018  Goosander  3 (male, 2 females)  Brodie Castle pond  Alison Ritchie
22/3/2018  Brambling  1  at garden feeders  Cragganmore  Neil Sutherland & Carol Armour
22/3/2018  Grey Wagtail  4  back at Blacksboat  Neil Sutherland & Carol Armour
21/3/2018  Common Scoter  8  Nairn (off east beach)  John Scrimgeour
21/3/2018  Snow Bunting  1  Lossiemouth east beach  per Birdguides
20/3/2018  Golden Plover  c.15  Moyness  Jack Harrison
20/3/2018  Jack Snipe  1  Tugnet (in the small marsh beside the Dolphin Centre)  Martin Cook
20/3/2018 (13:30)  Snow Goose (blue morph)  1  in Pink-footed Goose flock  Dipple (NJ333583)  Martin Cook

Snow Goose at Dipple, 20 March 2018 (Martin Cook)
20/3/2018  Sanderling  65,  Knot  1  Lossiemouth east beach  Margaret Sharpe
20/3/2018  Blackcap  1 (male)  on garden feeders  Lossiemouth  Margaret Sharpe
20/3/2018  Barnacle Goose  1  with Pink-footed Geese  Wester Lawrenceton (NJ076580)  Mike Youdale
20/3/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (3CY)  Clackmarras pig farm (NJ245589)  Mike Youdale
20/3/2018  Goosander  3 (male, 2 females)  Sanquhar Loch, Forres  Alison Ritchie

Goosanders, Sanquhar Loch 20 March 2018 (Alison Ritchie)
20/3/2018  Blackcap  1 (female)  Tradespark, Nairn  John Scrimgeour
20/3/2018  Sanderling  14,  Bar-tailed Godwit  25,  Long-tailed Duck  30 (east beach),  Brent Goose  18 (west beach)  Nairn  John Scrimgeour
20/3/2018 (10:00)  Snow Goose (blue morph)  1  with 2000  Pink-footed Geese  Dipple (NJ323580)  Mike Youdale
19/3/2018  Brent Goose  46 (west beach),  Sanderling  26,  Long-tailed Duck  79 (east beach)  Nairn  John Scrimgeour
19/3/2018  Little Auk  1  Burghead  per Birdguides
18/3/2018  Waxwing  1  Lossiemouth (Moray St.)  Liz Wynn
18/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY)  Lossiemouth (off north pier)  Henry Farquhar

Glaucous Gull, Lossiemouth 18 March 2018 (Henry Farquhar)
18/3/2018  Mistle Thrush  20  Delavorar (in fields beside River Avon NJ168162)  Ian Bailey
18/3/2018  Blackcap  1 (male)  Tradespark, Nairn  John Scrimgeour
18/3/2018  Brent Goose  25 (west beach),  Sanderling  62,  Bar-tailed Godwit  8 (east beach),  Turnstone  8,  Red-breasted Merganser  1 (at river mouth)  Nairn  John Scrimgeour
18/3/2018  Sandwich Tern  1  Nairn west beach  Gordon Birnie
18/3/2018  Barnacle Goose  1,  Greylag Goose  55  Spey estuary  Martin Cook

Barnacle Goose with Greylags, Spey estuary 18 March 2018 (Martin Cook)
18/3/2018  Little Auk  1  on sea off Lossiemouth harbour  Bob Proctor
18/3/2018 (07:15-08:15)  Sandwich Tern  1,  Little Auk  1,  Guillemot  4,  Razorbill  4,  Red-throated Diver  9,  Great Northen Diver  1,  Gannet  19,  Fulmar  1,  Common Scoter  7,  Velvet Scoter  1,  Long-tailed Duck  10  past lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
17/3/2018  Wigeon  260,  Teal  34,  Goldeneye  1,  Snow Bunting  8,  Herring Gull  453,  Great Black-backed Gull  147  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
17/3/2018  Whooper Swan  3,  Coot  29,  Cormorant  3 (including 1 Continental bird)  Loch Spynie  Bob Proctor
17/3/2018  Shelduck  2,  Wigeon  1,  Redshank  1  Balormie pig farm  Bob Proctor
17/3/2018 (07:05-08:05)  Slavonian Grebe  1,  Great Northern Diver  2,  Red-throated Diver  5,  Gannet  42,  Kittiwake  15,  Razorbill  7,  Guillemot  1,  Common Scoter  7,  Velvet Scoter  1,  Goldeneye  1,  Greylag Goose  6  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
17/3/2018 (08:30)  Snow Bunting  8  Lossiemouth east beach dunes  David Main
17/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor

Glaucous Gull, Balormie 17 March 2018 (Bob Proctor)
17/3/2018  Green-winged Teal x Teal hybrid  1 (male)  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor

Green-winged Teal x Teal hybrid, Lossie estuary 17 March 2018 (Bob Proctor)
16/3/2018  Whooper Swan  4  Loch Flemington (flew over towards south-east)  John Scrimgeour
16/3/2018  Fieldfare  120,  Redwing  1,  Brambling  12  Woodside (Darnaway NH997572)  Alison Ritchie
15/3/2018  Green-winged Teal  1 (male)  still on Loch Flemington  per Birdguides
15/3/2018  Blackcap  1 (male)  Tradespark, Nairn  John Scrimgeour
14/3/2018  Purple Sandpiper  11,  Turnstone  32,  Long-tailed Duck  17,  Red-breasted Merganser  9  Burghead  Alan MacAskill
14/3/2018  Golden Plover  26,  Dunlin  c.800,  Redshank  c.800  Findhorn Bay (in front of bird hide)  Alan MacAskill
14/3/2018  Red-breasted Merganser  6 (5 males)  Burghead (off the point)  Tony Backx
13/3/2018  Blackcap  2 (male & female)  Lossiemouth (Fulmar Road garden)  Henry Farquhar

Blackcaps, Lossiemouth 13 March 2018 (Henry Farquhar)
13/3/2018  Brent Goose  24  Nairn shore (in front of Leisure Centre)  John Scrimgeour
12/3/2018  Black-throated Diver  1  in Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins

Black-throated Diver, Findhorn Bay 12 March 2018 (Gordon McMullins)
12/3/2018 (10:30-13:30)  Little Egret  1  Culbin Sands  Callum Farrell-Morris
12/3/2018  Brambling  1  at garden feeders  Cragganmore  Neil Sutherland & Carol Armour
12/3/2018  Moorhen  1  on River Spey at Cragganmore (first record here)  Neil Sutherland & Carol Armour
11/3/2018  Fieldfare  60+  between Blacksboat and Tamdhu Neil Sutherland & Carol Armour
11/3/2018  Oystercatcher  19  Blacksboat  Neil Sutherland & Carol Armour
11/3/2018  Blackcap  2 (female daily, male regularly in recent days)  Ian Noble
11/3/2018  Fieldfare  200+  West Mains (NJ1866)  Henry Farquhar
11/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY),  Dunlin  43,  Turnstone  17,  Ringed Plover  5,  Goldeneye  10  Spey estuary  Martin Cook

Glaucous Gull [centre], Spey estuary 11 March 2018 (Martin Cook)
10/3/2018  Scaup  1 (male),  Shoveler  1 (female)  Loch Spynie  Al McNee
10/3/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (adult),  Lesser Black-backed Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Pete Gordon
10/3/2018  Stonechat  1 (male),  Linnet  175,  Corn Bunting  7 singing  Easter Bauds  Alastair Young
10/3/2018  Grey Wagtail  1 back on territory  Tomnamoon (NJ0449)  Mike Crutch
10/3/2018 (dawn)  Whooper Swan  76,  Greylag Goose  1  Loch Spynie  David Law
9/3/2018  Brambling  1  at garden feeders South Darkland  David Law
9/3/2018  Red-throated Diver  5,  Long-tailed Duck  26,  Common Scoter  20  off Portessie  Martin Cook
9/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY),  Black-throated Diver  3,  Red-throated Diver  1,  Long-tailed Duck  130,  Peregrine  1  Spey estuary and offshore  Martin Cook
8/3/2018  Sanderling  73,  Rock Pipit  7,  Stonechat  1 pair,  Long-tailed Duck  12,  Razorbill  1  Covesea beach  Margaret Sharpe
8/3/2018  Guillemot  22,  Razorbill  6,  Puffin  1  all dead along the tideline on Lossiemouth east beach  Margaret Sharpe
8/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (probably 3CY)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Henry Farquhar
8/3/2018  Blackcap  1 (male)  Lossiemouth (Fulmar Road)  Henry Farquhar
7/3/2018  Black-throated Diver  1  Nairn (near the harbour)  per Birdguides
7/3/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (2CY)  Lossie estuary  per Birdguides
7/3/2018  Whooper Swan  8 (flew west),  Shelduck  2  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
7/3/2018  Kingfisher  1  Forres (still on Mosset Burn pond)  Gordon Biggs

Kingfisher, Forres 7 Mar 2018 (Gordon Biggs)
7/3/2018  Merlin  1 (female)  Findhorn Bay (south side)  Alison Ritchie
6/3/2018 (07:05-08:05)  Gannet  26,  Fulmar  10,  Kittiwake  24,  Razorbill  12,  Red-throated Diver  6,  Long-tailed Duck  6,  Common Scoter  3  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
5/3/2018  Brambling  5  at garden feeders  Cragganmore  Neil Sutherland & Carol Armour
5/3/2018  Raven  2  Binn Hill (3 miles west of Garmouth)  Raymond Shewan
5/3/2018  Brambling  40+  at garden feeders near Maggieknockater  Robert Ince
5/3/2018  Brambling  10  at garden feeders Aberlour  Alan Souter
5/3/2018  Woodcock  1  Fochabers (found dead)  Alison Borthwick
5/3/2018  Merlin  1,  Little Grebe  4  Findhorn Bay (Netherton area)  Mike Crutch
5/3/2018  Waxwing  17  Elgin (Morriston Road)  Bob Proctor
5/3/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (3CY),  Lesser Black-backed Gull  2 (adults)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor
5/3/2018  Green-winged Teal  1 (male)  Loch Flemington  per Birdguides
5/3/2018 (07:35-08:35)  Razorbill  91,  Guillemot  9,  Kittiwake  10,  Fulmar  5,  Gannet  1,  Red-throated Diver  4,  Common Scoter  11,  Velvet Scoter  1,  Long-tailed Duck  5  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
4/3/2018  Woodcock  1  Loch of Blairs  Karen Guthrie
4/3/2018  Jay  2,  Snipe  1  Gilston  Henry Farquhar
4/3/2018  Waxwing  11  Elgin (Morriston Road)  Henry Farquhar
4/3/2018  Fieldfare  13,  Song Thrush  2  West Mains  Henry Farquhar
4/3/2018  Iceland Gull 1 (2CY)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  per Birdguides
4/3/2018  Brambling  1  at garden feeders Forres  Alison Ritchie
4/3/2018  Fieldfare  12,  Redwing  1,  Lapwing  4  Upper Milton of Moyness (NJ947524)  Alison Ritchie
4/3/2018  Pink-footed Goose  3000+  between Craighead and Moyness (NJ9553)  Alison Ritchie
4/3/2018  Brambling  2,  Woodpigeon  1500  Golford (NH9554)  Alison Ritchie
4/3/2018  Guillemot  2,  Red-throated Diver  1  Findhorn beach  Mike Crutch
4/3/2018  Knot  290+,  Dunlin  200+,  Bar-tailed Godwit  10  Findhorn Bay (from bird hide)  Mike Crutch
4/3/2018  Skylark  200+,  Linnet  300+,  Reed Bunting  15  just west of Porttannachy (NJ3864)  Martin Cook
4/3/2018  Brambling  105  Burnside of Enzie (NJ394606)  Martin Cook
4/3/2018  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Duncan Gibson
4/3/2018  European White-fronted Goose  1  Scarffbanks (NJ2466)  Duncan Gibson, Bob Proctor, Henry Farquhar

European White-fronted Goose, Scarffbanks 4 March 2018 (Bob Proctor)
4/3/2018  Brambling  7  Myreside Farm (Elgin NJ210650)  Bob Proctor
4/3/2018  Golden Plover  5  Burghead  David Main
 
Golden Plovers at Burghead, 4 March 2018 (David Main)
4/3/2018  Woodcock  1  Torrieston woods (NJ1658)  David Main
4/3/2018 (09:30)  Waxwing  4  Torrieston wood car park (NJ1658)  David Main
4/3/2018 (14:00)  Waxwing  12  Elgin (Bishopmill at Covesea road junction)  David Main
4/3/2018  Brambling  8  at garden feeders near Maggieknockater  Robert Ince

Brambling near Maggieknockater, 4 March 2018 (Robert Ince)
4/3/2018  Redwing  2  Findhorn (on the beach)  Gordon Biggs

Redwing on Findhorn beach, 4 March 2018 (Gordon Biggs)
4/3/2018  Lesser Black-backed Gull  3 (adults),  Herring Gull  1 leucistic adult (closely resembling adult Iceland Gull)  Balormie pig farm (NJ2168)  Bob Proctor

Leucistic Herring Gull [centre], Balormie pig farm 4 March 2018 (Bob Proctor)
4/3/2018  Brambling  18,  Snow Bunting  1,  Skylark  35,  Tree Sparrow  4  Barmuckity (NJ2461)  Bob Proctor
4/3/2018  Gadwall  1 (male),  Mallard  120,  Goldeneye  4,  Coot  24,  Moorhen  19,  Little Grebe  2  Loch Oire  Bob Proctor
4/3/2018 (07:20-08:20)  Razorbill  164,  Guillemot  32,  Black Guillemot  3,  Gannet  2,  Common Scoter  18,  Long-tailed Duck  17,  Red-throated Diver  3  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
3/3/2018  Jack Snipe  1  Findhorn Bay (Netherton)  Roy Dennis
3/3/2018  Linnet  500,  Reed Bunting  5  Forres  Roy Dennis
3/3/2018  Skylark  325,  Linnet  450  Portgordon maltings (NJ393632)  Alastair Young
3/3/2018  Brambling  16  at garden feeders Inchberry  Alastair Young
3/3/2018  Golden Plover  1  Portgordon harbour  Alastair Young
3/3/2018  Waxwing  12  Elgin (Morriston Road)  David Main, Nick Mellor
 
Waxwings in Elgin, 3 March 2018 (David Main [left], Nick Mellor)
3/3/2018  Golden Plover  7  Burghead  David Main

Golden Plover, Burghead 3 March 2018 (David Main)
3/3/2018  Little Auk  1,  Slavonian Grebe  1,  Red-throated Diver  1,  Long-tailed Duck  10,  Guillemot  2  off Lossiemouth harbour  Henry Farquhar, Duncan Gibson
3/3/2018  Skylark  56,  Reed Bunting  2  Core (near Portgordon NJ394628)  Martin Cook
3/3/2018 (07:05-08:05)  Red-throated Diver  3,  Common Scoter  14,  Long-tailed Duck  11,  Guillemot  7,  Razorbill  6,  Gannet  1,  Kittiwake  9  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
2/3/2018  Skylark  140  just west of Nairn  Roy Dennis
2/3/2018 (13:00)  Waxwing  12  Elgin (junction of Morriston Road and Quarry Road)  Nick Truby
 
Waxwings in Elgin, 2 March 2018 (Nick Truby)
2/3/2018  Curlew  1,  Lapwing  2,  Oystercatcher  6  Elgin (grass verge of Morriston Road)  Nick Truby

Curlew in Morriston Road, Elgin 2 March 2018 (Nick Truby)
2/3/2018  Barn Owl  1  Balgreen (NJ2070)  Henry Farquhar
2/3/2018  Brambling  2  at garden feeders Auchbreck (Glenlivet NJ2028)  Pat Wallace
2/3/2018  Little Egret  1,  Song Thrush  3,  Fieldfare  1  Burghead harbour wall  Mark Warren
2/3/2018  Brambling  2 (at maltings),  Merlin  1 (male – just west)  Portgordon  Mark Warren
2/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (adult)  Spey estuary  Mark Warren
2/3/2018  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Balormie pig farm  Mark Warren
2/3/2018  Iceland Gull  1 (adult)  Hopeman pig farm  Mark Warren
2/3/2018  Great Northern Diver  1,  Velvet Scoter  1 (male)  Burghead Bay (off Findhorn dunes)  Mark Warren
2/3/2018  Blackcap  1 (male)  at garden feeders  Lossiemouth  Margaret Sharpe
2/3/2018  Brambling  8  at garden feeders Inchberry  Alastair Young
2/3/2018  Linnet  550,  Twite  15+,  Chaffinch  80,  Brambling  4,  Snow Bunting  7,  Corn Bunting  12,  Yellowhammer  36,  Reed Bunting  4,  Skylark  3  Easter Bauds (NJ3059)  Alastair Young
2/3/2018  Golden Plover  1  Burghead  David Main

Golden Plover at Burghead, 2 March 2018 (David Main)
2/3/2018  Brambling  2  at garden feeders Longmorn (NJ2358)  Jimmy & Hannah MacDonald
2/3/2018  Brambling  60,  Chaffinch  30,  Yellowhammer  12,  Corn Bunting  7,  Skylark  7,  Reed Bunting  1  Burnside of Enzie (NJ394606)  Martin Cook

Bramblings with other finches, buntings and a Skylark, Burnside of Enzie 2 March 2018 (Martin Cook)
2/3/2018  Brambling  10  at garden feeders Auchnarrow (NJ2123)  Clare Ballinger
2/3/2018  Fieldfare  5,  Song Thrush  4  Findhorn village  Richard Somers Cocks

Fieldfare in Findhorn, 2 March 2018 (Richard Somers Cocks)
2/3/3018  Golden Plover  4  Findhorn (in the dunes)  Richard Somers Cocks

Golden Plover in Findhorn dunes, 2 March 2018 (Richard Somers Cocks)
2/3/2018  Red-breasted Merganser  10  Burghead Bay (off Findhorn dunes)  Richard Somers Cocks
2/3/2018  Skylark  30  Shempston (just west of the drive NJ1867)  Allan Lawrence
1/3/2018  Brambling  8  at garden feeders Inchberry  Alastair Young
1/3/2018  Brambling  1  in garden near Glenlivet Distillery  Dean Powell
1/3/2018  Skylark  50,  Yellowhammer  60  south of Roseisle distillery (NJ1366)  Roy Dennis
1/3/2018  Little Auk  8  off Burghead  Roy Dennis
1/3/2018  Redwing & Fieldfare  c.30  Forres (next to the Academy)  Karen Guthrie
1/3/2018  Brambling  1  at garden feeder Wellheads (NJ3860)  Steve Murkin
1/3/2018  Redwing  15+  Mid Mains (NJ1966)  Henry Farquhar
1/3/2018  Red-legged Partridge  3  Westerfolds cottages (NJ1967)  Henry Farquhar
1/3/2018  Brambling  70+,  Chaffinch  c.50,  Yellowhammer  10+  Burnside of Enzie (NJ394606)  Martin Cook
1/3/2018  Glaucous Gull  1 (2CY),  Little Grebe  4,  Meadow Pipit  3,  Song Thrush  2  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
 
Glaucous Gull [centre] and Little Grebes, Spey estuary 1 March 2018 (Martin Cook)
1/3/2018  Brambling  1,  Yellowhammer  13  at garden feeders Moor of Tore (NJ0954)  Geoff & Debbie Smith
1/3/2018  Brambling  1  at garden feeders  Cragganmore  Neil Sutherland
1/3/2018  Redwing  3,  Song Thrush  3,  Mistle Thrush  2  in garden Tradespark (Nairn)  John Scrimgeour