2017 Community Sightings

Day Month Time Location Contact Species Number
28 7 16:20 Fairlie Quay Marina Hannah Keogh harbour porpoise 3
23 7 16:00 Largs Anon. harbour porpoise 6
18 7 21:45 Loch Long - Cove Douglas Craig harbour porpoise 1
18 7 15:10 Just north of Lochranza Victoria Curley harbour porpoise 1
17 7 16:25 Kilbrannan Sound Victoria Curley harbour porpoise 1
17 7 4:15 Kilbrannan Sound Victoria Curley harbour porpoise 1
14 7 11:30 Jackie Newman unidentified dolphin species 12
14 7 19:34 Clyde River Abbey Skilton harbour porpoise 4
12 7 10:45 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
12 7 11:27 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 2
12 7 11:37 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
12 7 12:00 Troon Harbour Ronnie Watson minke whale 1
11 7 08:58 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 2
11 7 9:05 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 2
11 7 9:08 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
11 7 9:38 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
11 7 10:17 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
11 7 9:35 Kildonnan Arran Jon Noad bottlenose dolphin 12
10 7 08:03 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
10 7 08:05 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
10 7 09:26 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
10 7 10:14 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
10 7 10:19 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
10 7 10:49 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
10 7 11:03 Cumbraes Pam/Visual Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
10 7 13:30 Blackwaterfoot Arran Janice O'Neill bottlenose dolphin 11
10 7 15:11 Millport Stacy Sim unidentified dolphin 1
8 7 18:25 Survey D Nairn harbour porpoise 5
8 7 18:52 Survey D Nairn harbour porpoise 1
6 7 20:30 Lamlash between Holy Isle and Hamilton Rock Friederike bottlenose dolphin 20
6 7 12:00 Anout 7-8 miles east of C'town David Chapman unidentified dolphin 10
5 7 11:57 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 12:14 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course grey seal 1
5 7 12:25 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 12:40 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 2
5 7 12:47 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 12:53 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 12:54 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 13:00 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 13:05 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 2
5 7 13:14 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 13:15 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 13:55 FSC Millport : Visual - Pam Survey Field Course harbour porpoise 1
5 7 18:00 About 5knm NE of C'Town David Chapman bottlenose dolphin 15
2 7 10:14 Between Gourock and Dunoon Michael MacDonald harbour porpoise 2
27 6 12:25 Hun 7 Buoy Largs Channel Stuart Cook common dolphin 1
27 6 19:00 Hun 7 Buoy Largs Channel Anon. common dolphin 1
26 6 18:30 On ferry route to Wemyss Bay Val Wells harbour porpoise 4
22 6 14:15 Loch Fyne Wendy Lodge harbour porpoise 1
20 6 14:30 Clare Baguley harbour porpoise 4
6 6 20:30 Isle of Arran Friederike Lorenzen bottlenose dolphin 20
2 6 13:30 Eaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 3
29 5 10:00 Loch Fybe David Bradshaw unidentified dolphin 6
26 5 11:20 Clyde Off Brodick Phil Cheek harbour porpoise 2
26 5 17:10 Port na Chro, 2 miles North of Skipness village Phillip W Young bottlenose dolphin 2
25 5 18:45 Ardrossan Broidick Ferry Phil Cheek harbour porpoise 3
25 5 18:35 Ardrossan Brodick Ferry Phil Cheek harbour porpoise 1
24 5 10:01 Otter Ferry Narrows Tom Callan harbour porpoise 1
23 5 19:30 Andrew Leech harbour porpoise 1
20 5 08:30 Kirn Ciorsdan Taylor harbour porpoise 9
14 5 19:45 Loch Fyne Fiona Tierney minke whale 1
10 5 10:32 Largs Marina entrance David Nairn harbour porpoise 1
10 5 10:20 Off St Phillans - Meigle Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 2
10 5 10:26 Off Skelmorlie Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 4
10 5 11:06 North of Inellen David Nairn harbour porpoise 1
10 5 12.25 South of Cove Elaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 1
10 5 12:30 Strone Point Elaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 3
10 5 12:34 Strone Point Elaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 1
10 5 12:38 Strone Point Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 2
10 5 13:07 Cardwell Bay Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 4
10 5 13:16 Cardwell -Dunoon Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 4
10 5 13:31 North of Inellen David Nairn harbour porpoise 3
10 5 13:48 Inellen - Wemyss Bay Elaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 1
10 5 13:59 Skelmorlie - Toward Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 2
10 5 14:11 SE of Skelmorlie Sorcha Cantwell grey seal 1
10 5 14:50 North Cumbrae David Nairn harbour porpoise 2
10 5 15:11 West Cumbrae Elaine O'Reilly grey seaL 1
10 5 15:13 West Cumbrae Elaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 1
10 5 15:21 West Cumbrae - Bute Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 2
10 5 15:22 West Cumbrae - Bute Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 1
10 5 15:48 Garrochhead Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 1
10 5 15:49 Garrochhead Elaine O'Reilly grey seal 1
10 5 15:50 Garrochhead David Nairn harbour porpoise 1
10 5 15:54 Garrochhead Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 5
10 5 15:54 Garrochhead Sorcha Cantwell grey seal 1
10 5 16:18 South of Wee Cumbrae Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 1
10 5 16:31 Wee Cumbrae - Portencross Sorcha Cantwell harbour porpoise 5
10 5 16:32 Off Trail Island David Nairn harbour porpoise 1
10 5 17:38 Farland Point David Nairn harbour porpoise 1
10 5 17:50 Hunterston Construction Yard Sorcha Cantwell common dolphin 1
10 5 18:00 Hunterston Coal Terminal David Nairn harbour porpoise 1
8 5 14:30 Skelmorlie Elaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 1
8 5 12:00 Wemyss Bay Elaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 1
7 5 18:30 Largs Channel Elaine Cowie harbour porpoise 1
7 5 19:20 West Cumbrae Elaine Cowie harbour porpoise 2
7 5 19:20 West Cumbrae Elaine Cowie harbour porpoise 1
7 5 13:20 Wemyss Bay Elaine O'Reilly harbour porpoise 1
7 5 throughout the day Inverkipp Ciorsdan Taylor harbour porpoise 9
1 5 13:00 Largs Eddie Findlay harbour porpoise 2
28 4 11:22 Survey D Nairn harbour porpoise 3
28 4 12:59 Survey D Nairn grey seal 1
28 4 10:18 Off Turnberry David Nairn harbour porpoise 1
28 4 11:19 Off Turbberry David Nairn harbour porpoise 4
28 4 12:57 Off Turnberry David Nairn harbour porpoise 1
28 4 11:15 Otter Ferry Anon harbour porpoise 3
27 4 8:20 Between Gantocks and ferry termina breakwater, Dunoon Alex Bisset harbour porpoise 3
24 4 20:13 Kames Bay William McAllen harbour porpoise
17 4 10:20 - 10:30 Loch Fyne David Jardine harbour porpoise 3
9 4 11:00 Millport Bay Mark Hanlon otter 1
9 4 11:00 Tormont Point - Cumbrae Eddie Williams harbour porpoise 4
9 4 11:00 Tormont Point & White Bay Cumbrae Eddie Williams grey seal 2
6 4 12:15 Coresell Lighhouse, Kikholm, Stranraer Martyn Toon harbour porpoise 5
26 3 16:00 Gourock Elaine Cowie harbour porpoise 8
25 3 10:20 Dunoon Brian Clarkson bottlenose dolphin 8
24 3 18:00 Toward - Skelmorlie Richard Brown harbour porpoise 8
24 3 Dusk Wemyss Bay Julliane Neilson humpback whale 1
24 3 19:00 Weymss Bay Heather Goodwin humpback whale 1
23 3 18:46 Wemyss Bay Stephen Williams other types 1
22 3 Evening Kilcreggan Gail Young humpback whale 1
22 3 Aftternoon Cloch Marco McGinty humpback whale 1
20 3 16:15 Loch Long V Deeny humpback whale 1
12 3 7:36 Kirn Ciorsdan Taylor harbour porpoise 3
12 3 08:30 to 08:45 Holy Loch Paul Thallon harbour porpoise 15
7 3 9:00 Erskine Raymond McConnell harbour porpoise 1
1 3 13:30 Fairlie Channel Allan Russell harbour porpoise 3
1 3 11:30 Gourock Allan Russell harbour porpoise 5
1 3 10:15 Hunterston Eddie Williams harbour porpoise 5
27 2 14:30 Loch Long Douglas Criag harbour porpoise 2
27 2 15:05 Seafront Carpark, Largs Alex Rodgers common dolphin 1
24 2 11:40 River Cart Alan Waters harbour seal 1
20 2 14:30 Toward Point Philip Miners bottlenose dolphin 3
19 2 11:00 Largs Bay A Milner harbour porpoise 1
18 2 14:00 NE Arran Simon Davies harbour porpoise 1
18 2 13:15 Loch Striven Harry Coates harbour porpoise 1
16 2 9:30 Keppel Andrew Smilie otter 1
15 2 16:05 Irvine harbour Fraser Lawrence harbour seal 2
15 2 11:18 Kilchattan Bay Mel Smuden harbour porpoise 1
12 2 12:00 Portavadie - Tarbert Tom Callan harbour porpoise 3
10 2 8:19 Portavadie to Tarbert Tom Callan harbour porpoise 3
8 2 15:43 South of Garrochhead & wee Cumbrae Elaine Cowie common dolphin 1
8 2 15:50 Largs Elaine Cowie grey seal 3
8 2 8:50 Isle of Whithorn Amy McLaughlan harbour porpoise 1
8 2 15:35 Largs Channel Elaine Cowie harbour porpoise 8
7 2 14:35 Gourock Ian Cormack harbour porpoise 4
7 2 16:00 Ascog, Bute Paul Thomas unidentified cetacean 1
6 2 11:32 North of Clich Pt Val Borland harbour porpoise 4
5 2 11:30 Hunterston Channel David Cadman common dolphin 1
5 2 14:00 Fairlie Channel David Cadman common dolphin 6
5 2 11:30 Off Tarbert Owen Paisley harbour porpoise 3
4 2 12:20 NE of Gourock Jullia Barrell harbour porpoise 2
30 1 11:20 Lower Loch Fybe Tom Callan harbour porpoise 3
28 1 12:00 North of Cloch Ciorsdan Taylor common dolphin 30
28 1 13:30 Kilchattan Bay Alec Styles minke whale 1
22 1 13:20 Fairlie Channal Douglas Macnaughton common dolphin 1
22 1 13:25 Mouth of Loch Goil Douglas Craig harbour porpoise 1
17 1 10:00 Ardyne Fishfarm Bute Tom Reade harbour porpoise 3
15 1 14:30 Loch Long Chris Waltho harbour porpoise 3
15 1 12:15 Weymss Bay Elaine Maura harbour porpoise 4
15 1 12:15 Weymss Bay Ealine Maura harbour porpoise 12
14 1 14:45 Cove Rd Gourock Mary Davidson grey seal 1
12 1 15:09 McInroy - Hunter Pier Robin Coles harbour porpoise 15
7 1 13:40 McInroy - Hunter Pier David Nairn harbour porpoise 7
4 1 12:53 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 2
4 1 12:43 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 1
4 1 12:59 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 1
4 1 13:38 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 2
4 1 13:44 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 1
4 1 14:16 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 1
4 1 14:39 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 4
4 1 15:47 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 1
4 1 16:07 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 1
4 1 16:08 Upper Clyde Survey 01 Survey crew harbour porpoise 2
4 1 15:30 Toward Phil Keetley harbour porpoise 4
2 1 10:30 Farland Pt Rachael Kennedy common dolphin 1