very scarce passage migrant, no confirmed breeding records.
bird seen on 2 nights in May at Balmeanach camp site, another at Scoor
late May. A third at Quinnish in June. These are the first reliable
records for Mull. The previous Mull records were over 20 years ago
one seen at Balmeanach Camp site on 8th-9th July and at Garmony picnic
area on 10th and. at Dervaig by the Heritage Centre on 6th July:
A bird seen at Loch Spelve in late May. One heard at Balmeanach 24th
June. And at Balmeanach Camp Site, also heard on 16th July.
There were no reports received
2010 a Nightjar was
heard in Glen Forsa, near Kilbeg Cottage on 3rd August this year (David
& Sylva Brennan)
2017 9th-11th August
at Dervaig, a Nightjar heard churring
over three nights. Felicity Hanson, David Crane. (probably
a migratng bird, as no earlier reports for the year. AS)