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

Also updated on 19 August: Photos (House Sparrow) and Moray Bird Club (News and events – the winter programme).
Birds in Moray & Nairn 2015 now available only on this website under ‘Bird Reports’ – ‘2011 onwards’.

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19/8/2017  Knot  4  Burghead (east side)  Tony Backx

Knot, Burghead 19 August 2017 (Tony Backx)
19/8/2017  Dunlin  39,  Ringed Plover  12,  Common Gull  710,  Herring Gull  820,  Great Black-backed Gull  620,  Lesser Black-backed Gull  13  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
19/8/2017  Kingfisher  1  Loch of Blairs  Mike Crutch
18/8/2017  Mistle Thrush  63  Tomnamoon (NJ0449)  Mike Crutch
18/8/2017 (11:00)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult),  Black-tailed Godwit  32,  Sanderling  2,  Ringed Plover  100+,  Dunlin  14,  Goosander  33,  Wigeon  3  Lossie estuary  David Main
   
Mediterranean Gull [left of centre, with Herring and Black-headed Gulls], Black-tailed Godwits and Goosanders, Lossie estuary 18 August 2017 (David Main)
18/8/2017  Whimbrel  1 (flew west),  Arctic Skua  3  off Findhorn beach  Geoff & Debbie Smith
18/8/2017 (06:30)  Greenshank  1,  Goosander  63,  Osprey  2  Lossie estuary  Henry Farquhar
17/8/2017  Storm Petrel  3 (caught and ringed)  Portknockie  Alastair Young et al.

Storm Petrel, Portknockie 17 August 2017 (Martin Cook)
17/8/2017  House Martin  30+  Lossiemouth north pier  Gordon Biggs
 
House Martin [with Louse Fly], Lossiemouth 17 August 2017 (Gordon Biggs)
17/8/2017  Barnacle Goose  6 (among which, 2 adult and 3 juvenile),  Canada Goose  35,  Greylag Goose  315,  Greenshank  3,  Little Grebe  3  Findhorn Bay (south-west corner)  Gordon McMullins
17/8/2017  Whimbrel  1,  White Wagtail  1  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
16/8/2017  Goosander  11  Portgordon  Gordon Biggs
16/8/2017  Sanderling  1  Lossie estuary  Gordon Biggs

Sanderling [right], Lossie estuary 16 August 2017 (Gordon Biggs)
16/8/2017  Barnacle Goose  6,  Canada Goose  16,  Greylag Goose  282,  Pink-footed Goose  3,  Wigeon  76  Findhorn Bay (south-west corner)  Gordon McMullins
16/8/2017  Arctic Skua  2,  Little Tern  1,  Sandwich Tern  24,  Common Tern  92,  Arctic Tern  3,  Great Black-backed Gull  68,  Cormorant  18  Findhorn beach  Richard Somers Cocks

Arctic Skuas on Findhorn beach, 16 August 2017 (Richard Somers Cocks)
16/8/2017  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson
16/8/2017  Greenshank  1,  Dunlin  20,  Common Sandpiper  1,  Teal  29,  Wigeon  3,  Great Black-backed Gull  760  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
15/8/2017 (17:40-18:40)  Arctic Skua  1,  Black Guillemot  10,  Gannet  108,  Fulmar  14,  Kittiwake  97,  Common Tern  6,  Sandwich Tern  3  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
15/8/2017  Greenshank  7 (4 on Mosset Burn, 3 in old Findhorn channel),  Black-tailed Godwit  2,  Little Grebe  3 (in old Findhorn channel),  Barnacle Goose  6,  Canada Goose  4,  Pink-footed Goose  3  (south-west saltmarsh)  Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins
15/8/2017  Common Gull  1000+  Lethen  Jack Harrison
14/8/2017 (evening)  Quail  1 (seen),  Stonechat  pair with newly-fledged young  Darkland  David Law
14/8/2017  Quail  1 singing  Darkland  David Law
13/8/2017  Goosander  35,  Eider  61,  Cormorant  17,  Sanderling  1,  Oystercatcher  8  Spey Bay (Boar’s Head Rock area)  David Law
13/8/2017  Goldfinch  c.60  Parks of Innes (NJ2863)  David Law
13/8/2017  Dotterel  male with late chick  Cairngorms  Robert Ince
 
Dotterel and chick, Cairngorms 13 August 2017 (Robert Ince)
13/8/2017 (evening)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult),  Golden Plover  1  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
13/8/2017 (17:30-18:30)  Manx Shearwater  4,  Fulmar  5,  Great Skua  1,  Black Guillemot  9,  Kittiwake  36,  Sandwich Tern  6,  Common Tern  2,  Gannet 129  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
13/8/2017  Black-tailed Godwit  2,  Dunlin  21  Spey estuary  Raymond Shewan
13/8/2017  Kingfisher  1  Loch Oire  Martin Cook
13/8/2017  House Martin  60  Clochan  Martin Cook

House Martins in Clochan, 13 August 2017 (Martin Cook)
13/8/2017 (early morning)  Jay  17 (in one flock)  Loch Spynie  Bob Proctor
12/8/2017  Black-tailed Godwit  15,  Pintail  3 (at south end),  Canada Goose  4,  Pink-footed Goose  3,  Wigeon  24 (at mouth of River Findhorn),  Greenshank  1,  Lapwing  19,  Greylag Goose  239,  Little Grebe  1 (in Muckle Burn)  Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins
12/8/2017  Quail  1 singing  Darkland  David Law
12/8/2017  Curlew  80  Covesea (on beach below the cliffs)  Martin Cook
11/8/2017  Wheatear  6  Kinloss airfield  Allan Lawrence
10/8/2017 (06:00)  Goosander  32  Lossie estuary  Henry Farquhar
10/8/2017  Lesser Black-backed Gull  34  Elgin (roof in Edgar Road)  Martin Cook
10/8/2017  Whimbrel  1,  Goosander  170  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
10/8/2017  Peregrine  1  Darkland  David Law
10/8/2017 (morning)  Black-tailed Godwit  74  Findhorn Bay  Richard Somers Cocks, Gordon McMullins
10/8/2017  Wheatear  8  Kinloss airfield  Allan Lawrence
9/8/2017  Wigeon  1 (eclipse male),  Redshank  1,  Dunlin  4  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
8/8/2017 (19:00-20:00)  Whimbrel  11 (one flock),  Manx Shearwater  1,  Gannet  30,  Fulmar  13,  Kittiwake  40,  Common Tern  4  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
8/8/2017  Little Tern  14,  Sandwich Tern  68  Findhorn beach  Richard Somers Cocks
 
Little Terns with Sandwich Tern, Findhorn beach 8 August 2017 (Richard Somers Cocks)
8/8/2017  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson
8/8/2017  Mistle Thrush  c.60 (in one flock)  Allachrow (near Archiestown NJ2446)  Martin & Jenny Cook
8/8/2017  Goosander  130,  Goldeneye  3,  Shelduck  2,  White Wagtail  1  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
8/8/2017  Turnstone  c.20  Nairn  Jack Harrison
 
Turnstones on Nairn beach, 8 August 2017 (Jack Harrison)
8/8/2017  Greylag Goose  375+  Findhorn Bay (flew towards Muckle Burn)  Gordon McMullins
7/8/2017  Peregrine  1  Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins
7/8/2017  Greenshank  1,  Black-tailed Godwit  2  Spey estuary  Alastair Young
7/8/2017 (evening)  Sand Martin  80,  Swallow  c.30  Kingston reedbed  Alastair Young
7/8/2017  Whooper Swan  1  Spynie Canal  Martin Cook

Whooper Swan on Spynie Canal, 7 August 2017 (Martin Cook)
7/8/2017  Little Tern  11 (including 7 juveniles),  Sandwich Tern  42,  Arctic Skua  1  Findhorn beach  Richard Somers Cocks
   
Little Terns and Arctic Skua [chasing Sandwich Tern], Findhorn beach 7 August 2017 (Richard Somers Cocks)
7/8/2017 (06:30)  Kingfisher  1,  Little Grebe  1,  Blackcap  1 (at car park)  Spey estuary (Kingston side)  Raymond Shewan
6/8/2017  Little Tern  15 (including 6 juveniles),  Sandwich Tern  21,  Common Tern  104,  Arctic Tern  9  Findhorn beach  Richard Somers Cocks
6/8/2017  Greenshank  1  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
6/8/2017  Jay  15 (including a flock of 13),  Blackcap  1 (newly fledged),  Grey Wagtail  2  Loch Spynie  Bob Proctor
5/8/2017 (09:40-10:10)  Manx Shearwater  1,  Fulmar  15,  Great Skua  2,  Black Guillemot  12 (adults),  Gannet  76,  Common Tern  76,  Kittiwake  8  past Lossiemouth in 30 minutes  Bob Proctor
5/8/2017  Oystercatcher  122,  Bar-tailed Godwit  1,  Redshank  13,  Mallard  25  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
4/8/2017  Oystercatcher  306,  Goosander  195  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
4/8/2017  Oystercatcher  c.200  Lossie estuary  Jack Harrison
3/8/2017  Turnstone  6,  Redshank  9  Nairn harbour  Beryl Blackhall
3/8/2017  Whimbrel  3  Spey estuary (seaward side of Kingston shingle)  Raymond Shewan
3/8/2017  Greenshank  2  Findhorn Bay (old River Findhorn channel)  Richard Somers Cocks
3/8/2017  Whooper Swan  1,  Canada Goose  2,  Pink-footed Goose  2,  Greylag Goose  170,  Redshank  575,  Dunlin  66,  Common Tern  172,  Arctic Tern  2,  Sandwich Tern  4  Findhorn Bay (south-west)  Gordon McMullins
3/8/2017  Black-tailed Godwit  1,  Bar-tailed Godwit  2,  Oystercatcher  814,  Knot  30  Findhorn Bay (central)  Gordon McMullins
3/8/2017  Whimbrel  25+ flew east  Spey estuary  Keith Patterson
2/8/2017  Goosander  5  River Spey at Blacksboat (NJ1838)  Beryl Blackhall
2/8/2017  Whimbrel  3,  Turnstone  8,  Ringed Plover  29,  Dunlin  8  Spey estuary (seaward side of Kingston shingle)  Raymond Shewan
2/8/2017  Greylag Goose  146  Findhorn Bay (off Kinloss)  Richard Somers Cocks
2/8/2017  Little Tern  14  Findhorn beach  Richard Somers Cocks

Little Terns, Findhorn beach 2 August 2017 (Richard Somers Cocks)
1/8/2017  Greenshank  2 (old River Findhorn channel),  Oystercatcher  689,  Bar-tailed Godwit  2,  Greylag Goose  56  Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins
1/8/2017  Goosander  152,  Turnstone  7,  Dunlin  87,  Great Black-backed Gull  380  Spey estuary  Raymond Shewan
1/8/2017  Common Scoter  34,  Goosander  35,  Eider  84,  Arctic Skua  1  Burghead Bay (off Kinloss airfield)  Richard Somers Cocks
1/8/2017  Kingfisher  1  Loch Spynie  Emma Steel
31/7/2017  Little Tern  12,  Common Tern  348,  Arctic Tern  146,  Sandwich Tern  4  Findhorn beach  Richard Somers Cocks
31/7/2017  Oystercatcher  244,  Redshank  22,  Dunlin  7,  Curlew  47,  Grey Heron  14  Lossie estuary  Henry Farquhar
31/7/2017 (evening)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
31/7/2017  Greenshank  2,  Canada Goose  2  Findhorn Bay (south-west corner)  Richard Somers Cocks
31/7/2017  Quail  2 (singing)  Findhorn Bay (near Netherton track)  Richard Somers Cocks
31/7/2017  Whimbrel  2,  Turnstone  4,  Goosander  51,  Goldeneye  3  Spey estuary (seaward side of Kingston shingle)  Raymond Shewan
31/7/2017  Black-tailed Godwit  11,  Knot  69,  Redshank  412,  Oystercatcher  447  Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins
30/7/2017 (midday)  Greenshank  5,  Common Sandpiper  3,  Dunlin  5  Lossie estuary  Henry Farquhar
30/7/2017 (evening)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor

Mediterranean Gull, Lossie estuary 30 July 2017 (Bob Proctor)
30/7/2017  Quail  1 (singing)  Findhorn Bay (just east of Netherton track NJ037615)  Richard Somers Cocks, Gordon McMullins
30/7/2017  Whimbrel  53 (on seaward side of shingle bank at Kingston),  Goosander  67  Spey estuary  Raymond Shewan
30/7/2017 (08:30)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary (opposite caravan park)  Bob Proctor
29/7/2017  Sanderling  77 (on the beach),  Oystercatcher  c.400 (in The Gut)  Culbin Bar  David Law
29/7/2017  Whimbrel  9 (flew west),  Little Tern  7,  Common Tern  168,  Arctic Tern  86,  Sandwich Tern  14  Findhorn beach  Richard Somers Cocks

Whimbrel passing Findhorn 29 July 2017 (Richard Somers Cocks)
29/7/2017  Greylag Goose  84 (off Kinloss),  Golden Plover  3 (off bird hide)  Findhorn Bay  Richard Somers Cocks
28/7/2017  Whimbrel  1  Netherton (Findhorn Bay)  Roy Dennis
28/7/2017 (evening)  Whimbrel  17,  Knot  2,  Bar-tailed Godwit  1,  Dunlin  8,  Black-headed Gull  166,  Shelduck  1  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
28/7/2017  Wheatear  2  Kinloss  Allan Lawrence

Juvenile Wheatear, Kinloss 28 Jul 2017 (Allan Lawrence)
28/7/2017  Swift  c.20  Cullen (over the square)  Jack Harrison
28/7/2017  Whimbrel  1,  Curlew  84,  Turnstone  8,  Gadwall  1  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
27/7/2017  Dotterel  3,  Ptarmigan  14  Cairngorms  Robert Ince

Juvenile Dotterel, Cairngorms 27 July 2017 (Robert Ince)
27/7/2017  Greenshank  4,  Knot  4,  Common Sandpiper  1  Lossie estuary  Henry Farquhar, Duncan Gibson
27/7/2017  Little Tern  14,  Common Tern  115,  Arctic Tern  42,  Sandwich Tern  8  Findhorn beach  Richard Somers Cocks

Juvenile Little Tern [right], Findhorn beach 27 July 2017 (Richard Somers Cocks)
27/7/2017 (evening)  Mediterranean Gull  1,  Herring Gull  3792,  Whimbrel  1,  Greenshank  1  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
27/7/2017 (morning)  Snipe  2  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
27/7/2017  Crested Tit  2,  Tree Pipit  1,  Spotted Flycatcher  1 with fledged brood  Tilliglens (NJ0046)  Mike Crutch
27/7/2017  Sanderling  5  Findhorn east beach  Geoff & Debbie Smith
26/7/2017  Arctic Skua  1  off Strathlene  Peter MacDonald
26/7/2017  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult),  Greenshank  3  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
26/7/2017  Whimbrel  7  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
26/7/2017  Whimbrel  1,  Sandwich Tern  45,  Turnstone  2  Strathlene (on rocks)  Martin Cook
26/7/2017  Goosander  18  off Portessie  Martin Cook
26/7/2017 (early morning)  Whimbrel  4,  Greenshank  4,  Redshank  20,  Dunlin  7  Lossie estuary  Henry Farquhar
25/7/2017  Common/Arctic Tern  167 (mostly Common)  Findhorn (on offshore sand bar)  Mike Crutch
25/7/2017  Green Sandpiper  1,  Common Sandpiper  2,  Little  Grebe  1  Findhorn Bay (on Mosset Burn)  Gordon McMullins
25/7/2017  Goosander  89,  Goldeneye  3,  Little Grebe  1,  Common Sandpiper  6,  Curlew  50  Spey estuary  Mike Collins, Martin Cook
24/7/2017  Greenshank  2,  Redshank  613,  Dunlin  86,  Knot  9,  Sanderling  2,  Turnstone  7,  Ringed Plover  1,  Greylag Goose  21,  Whooper Swan  1  Findhorn Bay (south-west corner)  Gordon McMullins
24/7/2017  Arctic Skua  1,  Sandwich Tern  6,  Ringed Plover  5  Findhorn east beach  Mike Crutch
24/7/2017  Cuckoo  1  Upper Knockando (NJ1743)  Mike Crutch
23/7/2017 (9:05-10:05)  Whimbrel  10,  Great Skua  1,  Manx Shearwater  3,  Fulmar  13,  Gannet  95,  Kittiwake  10,  Sandwich Tern  8,  Common Tern  6,  Black Guillemot  1,  Guillemot  5,  Razorbill  5,  Teal  1  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
23/7/2017  Oystercatcher  108, Dunlin  4,  Wigeon  1  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
23/7/2017  Arctic Skua  2,  Great Skua  1  Burghead  David Main
 
Arctic Skuas off Burghead, 23 July 2017 (David Main)
23/7/2017  Arctic Skua  2 off pier and 1 on estuary  Lossiemouth David Main
23/7/2017  Turnstone  14,  Dunlin  1  Burghead  David Main

Turnstone, Burghead 23 July 2017 (David Main)
23/7/2017 (16:30)  Whimbrel  7,  Greenshank  1,  Oystercatcher  85,  Dunlin  41,  Teal  22,  Goldeneye  1  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
23/7/2017  Whimbrel  4,  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson
23/7/2017 (11:30)  Whimbrel  2  Spey estuary  Keith Paterson
18/7/2017  Dotterel  13 (including two groups of 5 females),  Raven  3  Cairngorms  Robert Ince
   
Dotterel (adult female [left] and juvenile) and Raven, Cairngorms 18 July 2017 (Robert Ince)
22/7/2017 (19:45-20:45)  Great Skua  3,  Gannet  59,  Fulmar  6,  Kittiwake  24,  Sandwich Tern  4,  Common Tern  3,  Razorbill  1,  Sanderling  5  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
22/7/2017  Wigeon  1  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
22/7/2017  Arctic Skua  1,  Turnstone  2  Burghead  Tony Backx
22/7/2017 (04:30-05:30)  Arctic Skua  1,  Great Skua  1,  Manx Shearwater  6,  Fulmar  12,  Red-throated Diver  3,  Gannet  104,  Kittiwake  126,  Common Tern  5,  Sandwich Tern  3,  Puffin  1,  Razorbill  21,  Guillemot  4,  Common Scoter  15,  Teal  1,  Sanderling  6  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
21/7/2017  Shoveler  1 (female),  Pochard  1,  Wigeon  1,  Teal  3,  Tufted Duck  15  Loch Spynie  Martin Cook
21/7/2017  Oystercatcher  55,  Raven  1  Tomintoul quarry  Martin Cook
20/7/2017  Greylag Goose  40  just west of Auldearn  Jack Harrison
20/7/2017  Black-tailed Godwit  3,  Common Sandpiper  16,  Dunlin  48,  Ringed Plover  24,  Redshank  7,  Goosander  146  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
20/7/2017  Knot  8,  Sanderling  1,  Dunlin  211,  Bar-tailed Godwit  3,  Redshank  298  Findhorn Bay (south end)  Gordon McMullins
20/7/2017 (16:00)  Little Stint  1  Burghead (on rocks below visitor centre)  Bob Johnson
19/7/2017 (18:40)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Bob Proctor
19/7/2017 (17:25-18:25)  Manx Shearwater  1,  Fulmar  1,  Gannet  41,  Kittiwake  32,  Sandwich Tern  1,  Guillemot  1,  Sanderling  40  past Lossiemouth in 1 hour  Bob Proctor
18/7/2017  Ring Ouzel  1 (male),  Raven  2  Ailnack gorge (Tomintoul)  Martin Cook
18/7/2017 (21:30)  Mediterranean Gull  2 (adults)  Lossie estuary  David Law, Martin Cook
18/7/2017 (late afternoon)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult),  Herring Gull  1 leucistic adult  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson
18/7/2017  Redshank  718 (Binsness),  Oystercatcher  391 (near old sewage works),  Black-tailed Godwit  3,  Bar-tailed Godwit  2 (south-west corner)  Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins
17/7/2017  Grasshopper Warbler  1  Torrieston  David Main
17/7/2017  Wigeon  1,  Dunlin  43,  Ringed Plover  5,  Redshank  8  Lossie estuary  David Main
17/7/2017  Curlew  247,  Shelduck  125 (south end),  Black-tailed Godwit  7,  Redshank  74,  Dunlin  73,  Greylag Goose  18 (near mouth of old Findhorn channel)  Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins
17/7/2017  Peregrine  1  Elgin (flew over west end)  David Main
16/7/2017  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson
15/7/2017  Sanderling  38 (adults)  Lossiemouth east beach  Margaret Sharpe
14/7/2017  Bar-tailed Godwit  2  Lossie estuary  David Main

Bar-tailed Godwits in breeding plumage, Lossie estuary 14 July 2017 (David Main)
14/7/2017  Goosander  105,  Dunlin  97  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
12/7/2017 (afternoon)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson
11/7/2017 (22:30)  Grasshopper Warbler  1 singing  Garmouth (south of old railway embankment NJ342640)  Stuart Massie
11/7/2017 (16:00)  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult)  Lossie estuary  Martin Cook

Mediterranean Gull [centre],  Lossie estuary 11 July 2017 (Martin Cook)
11/7/2017  Black-tailed Godwit  1  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
11/7/2017  Grasshopper Warbler  1 singing  Tugnet (Spey Bay)  Martin Cook
10/7/2017  Kingfisher  1  River Spey upstream from Garmouth viaduct  Scottish Dolphin Centre volunteers
10/7/2017  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult),  Glaucous Gull  1 (2nd calendar year [2CY]),  Herring Gull  1 leucistic adult  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson
10/7/2017  Jay  5  Torrieston Woods  David Main

Jay, Torrieston Woods 10 July 2017 (David Main)
9/7/2017  Grey Wagtail  9 (probably 10)  Fornighty (NH935513, on a dung heap)  Alison Ritchie
9/7/2017  Mediterranean Gull  1 (adult),  Black-tailed Godwit  1,  Redshank  81  Lossie estuary  Duncan Gibson, Henry Farquhar
9/7/2017  Greenshank  2,  Redshank  216,  Black-tailed Godwit  1,  Common Tern  26,  Sandwich Tern  1  Findhorn Bay  Gordon McMullins
9/7/2017  Arctic Tern  94,  Goosander  80,  Teal  26  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
8/7/2017  Black-tailed Godwit  c.20,  Whimbrel  2 (flew west),  Common Sandpiper  min. 8,  Dunlin  15  Spey estuary  Duncan Gibson
7/7/2017  Wheatear  1 (juvenile),  Stonechat  2 pairs with fledged broods  Kinloss barracks  Allan Lawrence

Wheatear, Kinloss 7 July 2017 (Allan Lawrence)
6/7/2017 (evening)  Swift  50+  over Cullen square  Jimmy Mair
6/7/2017  Red-throated Diver  2  Spey Bay (off Tugnet)  Martin Cook
6/7/2017 (09:00)  Scaup  4  Loch Flemington  per Birdguides
5/7/2017  Woodcock  1 roding  Tomnamoon  Mike Crutch
5/7/2017  Stonechat  2 pairs with fledged young  Burghead-Cummingston  Gordon Biggs
5/7/2017  Greylag Goose  15,  Stonechat  2  Mosset Burn (Findhorn Bay)  Gordon Biggs
 
Stonechat and Greylag Geese, Mosset Burn 5 July 2017 (Gordon Biggs)
5/7/2017  Quail  1 singing  between Golford and Mains of Moyness (NH951543)  Jack Harrison
4/7/2017  Scaup  5 males  Loch Flemington  per Birdguides
4/7/2017  Quail  1  near Montgrew (NJ4551)  Mark Warren
4/7/2017  Little Egret  1  Loch Spynie  Colin Paton
2/7/2017  Black-tailed Godwit  5,  Ringed Plover  13,  Common Sandpiper  8,  Curlew  33,  Goosander  86,  Teal  8,  Shelduck  11,  Arctic Tern  47,  Common Tern  5  Spey estuary  Martin Cook
2/7/2017  Swift  c.40  Lower Broadshaw reservoir  Alison Ritchie

Swifts, Lower Broadshaw 2 July 2017 (Alison Ritchie)
1/7/2017  Scaup  8 males  Loch Flemington  Jon Clarke