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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Ness, Isle of Lewis
The 19 Snow Buntings are still to be found there. The juvenile Glaucous Gull is also still to be found nearby on the machair at Lionel

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
A two hour seawatch early this morning produced 6 Eider (S), 4 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (S), 9 Red-throated Divers (8S 1N),2 Great Northern Divers (S), 3 Ganets (S), 2 Cormorants (N), 7 Kittiwakes (2S 5N) and 2 auk sp (S).
Also present in the are were Greylag Goose 27, Mute Swan 2, Wigeon 25, Tufted Duck 9, Goldeneye 7, Red-throated Diver 1, Great Northern Diver 2, Cormorant 24, Common Buzzard 1, Lapwing 11, Golden Plover 7, Bar-tailed Godwit 29, Black-headed Gull 2, Glaucous Gull 1 (juvenile), Hooded Crow 1 and Raven 4

South Glendale, South Uist
The male Brambling is still to be found in a garden there

Snow Bunting courtesy of Sam Hawkins


Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
There were two Glaucous Gulls on the flooded area near Baleshare beach, North Uist this morning and a solitary Snow Bunting with c.100 Skylarks and c.200 Twite in the fields.
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Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
A 2nd winter glaucous gull was on the beach at Craigston this morning. A juvenile and 3rd winter were at Cleat, where the 2 Greenland white-fronted geese were still present. The usual ringed glaucous gull was at Ardveenish with 2 Iceland gulls. Another Iceland gull was off Ardmhor ferry terminal plus 6 black-throated divers and the red-necked grebe. At Castlebay the coal tit was again by the football pitch.

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