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Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus)

 
 

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Negative news
18:47 12/03/14
17:50 11/03/14
14:45
Negative news
15:17 11/03/14
23:12 10/03/14
Unconfirmed
16:40 13/02/14
14:20
Unconfirmed
16:22 06/02/14
14:45
14:11 05/02/14
14:08
Unconfirmed
22:57 29/01/14
28/01

10 reports returned.

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Read's Island, Lincs
10/03/14
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Read's Island, Lincs
10/03/14
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Fenit, Kerry
18/01/14
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Trondheimsfjord, Norway
30/09/12
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Mývatn, Iceland
28/05/13
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Husavik, Iceland
15/02/13
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Husavik, Iceland
15/02/13
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Husavik, Iceland
15/02/13
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Stromness, Mainland, Orkney
02/02/13
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Loch of Stenness, Mainland, Orkney
02/02/13
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Ardivachar Point, S.Uist, Outer Hebrides
03/01/13
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Bornish, S.Uist, Outer Hebrides
18/11/12
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Altcar Moss, Lancs
16/11/11
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Myvatn, Iceland
06/02/11
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Myvatn, Iceland
06/02/11
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Drumguish, Highland
11/02/11
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Drumguish, Highland
11/02/11
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Drumguish, Highland
11/02/11
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Okanagan Valley, Canada
27/02/05
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Kelowna, Canada
27/02/05
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Rhossili Bay, Gower, Glamorgan
27/03/10
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Braunton Marsh, Devon
18/03/10
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Braunton Marsh, Devon
18/03/10
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Islay, Argyll
30/01/10
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Widemouth Bay, Cornwall
07/01/10

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hide section Accepted historical records for Gyrfalcon (1002)

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Gyrfalcon has been reported in the following areas (Bird News Extra subscribers can see a list of all records, as well as charts and graphs analysing the data by area, year, month, age and sex):

Alderney (1)
Anglesey (4)
Angus/Dundee (2)
Antrim (7)
Argyll (18)
Ayr (5)
Berks (2)
Borders (3)
Cambs (1)
Carmarthen (1)
Cheshire (4)
Clare (1)
Cleveland (1)
Clwyd (2)
Clyde (1)
Cork (8)
Cornwall (15)
Cumbs (5)
Devon (12)
Donegal (29)
Dorset (1)
Down (2)
Dublin (4)
Dumf & Gall (1)
Durham (5)
E Sussex (2)
E Yorks (1)
East Glamorgan (2)
Fife (1)
Forth (1)
Galway (4)
Glos (1)
Guernsey (1)
Highland (49)
IOM (1)
Jersey (1)
Kent (1)
Kerry (14)
Kilkenny (1)
L'derry (9)
Lincs (1)
London (1)
Lothian (4)
Louth (3)
Manc'r (1)
Mayo (29)
Meath (1)
Moray/Nairn (5)
N Yorks (9)
NE Scotland (8)
none (7)
Norfolk (5)
Northumbs (1)
Orkney (25)
Outer Hebrides (75)
Pembroke (2)
Perth/Kinross (7)
Powys (3)
Scilly (11)
Shetland (61)
Shrops (2)
Sligo (2)
Somerset (2)
Staffs (1)
Suffolk (3)
Surrey (2)
W Mids (1)
W Sussex (1)
Waterford (1)
Wexford (2)
Wicklow (5)
Wilts (2)

hide section European breeding populations (6)

Gyrfalcon breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Finland
Greenland
Iceland
Norway
Russia
Sweden

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Fri 24/01/14
Rarity finders: Close encounters of the Gyr kind
Rarity finders Close encounters of the Gyr kind
Liam and Adam Doyle were thrilled by an intimate encounter with a white Gyr in western Ireland.  read on read on
Mon 04/03/02 Webzine subscribers only
Islay Gyr Delight - A Personal Quest
Islay Gyr Delight - A Personal Quest
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