March 2008

March 3
[Rough-legged Buzzard: 1 at 13.15h flying south over Treshnish Old School House]
Great Northern Diver: 2 in Calgary Bay
Red-breasted Merganser: 1 male in Calgary Bay
Golden Eagle: 3 at Calgary Bay
Peregrine Falcon: 1 flying from Calgary Bay along the coastline to Treshnish Point
March 4
White-tailed Eagle: 1 flying east along the coast below Treshnish House
Mallard: 3 at Treshnish House
March 6
Skylark: 20 by Treshnish House
March 7
Hen Harrier: 1 male at NM3448
Gannet: 2 from below Treshnish House (the first of the year)
Lesser Black-backed Gull: 1 possible below Treshnish House
Skylark: 20 by Treshnish House
March 8
Golden Eagle: 2 at Haunn
March 10
Mistle Thrush: 1 singing by Treshnish Old School
March 11
Golden Eagle: 1 on Beinn Bhuidhe
Woodcock: 2 in Treshnish Wood
Curlew: 1 Treshnish boathouse
March 12
Golden Eagle: 1 at Loch an Torr, 2 on ridge to east of Dervaig burial ground
Goldeneye: 2 at Carnain an Amais, 2 at Peallach (Mishnish Lochs)
Shelduck: 1 Calgary Bay
Pied Wagtail: 3 at Treshnish House, 3 at Calgary (first of the year)
March 13
Goldfinch: 3 at Treshnish House (first of the year)
March 14
Greylag Goose: 1 flying below Toechtamhor towards Treshnish boathouse
March 15
Golden Eagle: 1 sub-adult above Treshnish Old School
March 16
Golden Eagle: 2 at Treshnish
March 17
Golden Eagle: 1 at Treshnish
March 18
Hen Harrier: 1 male Carn Mòr (NM3948)
March 19
Golden Eagle: Adult male and female and a 1st winter female at Calgary
March 20
Greylag Goose: 1 at Treshnish lochan
March 21
Pied Wagtail: 2 at Duill cottage
March 26
Lungwort: flowering in Treshnish wood
Lesser Celandine: flowering
March 27
Lesser Black-backed Gull: 1 at Haunn (first definite of the year)
Short-eared Owl: 1 about 1km up the road from Ensay House (Mr. & Mrs. B)
Grey Wagtail: 2 at Ensay Burn mouth (first of the year)
March 29
Unidentified Goose species: about 60 flying north
Lesser Black-backed Gull: 1 at Haunn
March 30
Reed Bunting: 1 male in low-lying area below Haunn cottages