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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 11th October 2020. Updated throughout the day

Loch Branahuie, Stonoway
42 Long-tailed Duck were on the loch this morning with a further 14 off the the east coast

Clachan Sands, North Uist
A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there this morning. The Little Egret was also seen later

Loch Scolpaig, North Uist
A Pintail was seen on the loch and a Jack Snipe was in the area

Loch Paible, North Uist
The two ***Cackling Geese*** and the Litle Stint were still present today plus a Glaucous Gull and three Lapland Buntings were also in the area. Another two Lapland Buntings and a Ruff were nearby on the machair at Paiblesgarry

Baleshare, North Uist
Two Lapland Buntings were there today. At least two ***Blue-winged Teal*** were still on on Loch Mor

Scotsvein, Grimsay
A Yellow-browed Warbler was there this afternoon

The Range, South Uist
The Pectoral Sandpiper was still at the pools by Launch Area 2 this morning. The juvenile *American Golden Plover* was seen there later mid-afternoon

South Glendale, South Uist
A Yellow-browed Warbler was in a garden there
Likes: John Hansford


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
A Siberian Chiffchaff in my garden at first light might possibly be the same bird that was at Creachan a couple of days ago. Generally there seemed to be a few new Chiffchaffs around today plus 2 new Willow Warblers. Yellow-browed Warbler numbers continue to dwindle; we had c12 today. Also a Lesser Whitethroat, 3-4 Pied Flycatchers and c30 Brambling around the island. The oddest sight was a flock of 13 Gadwall (scarce on Barra at the best of times) on the sea off Ardmhor.
We counted 60 Black-throated Divers off the east side of Vatersay this afternoon, 1 more than our previous highest count last autumn.


Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
News from Ness:-

One YB Warbler; 100+ Redwing, 7 Blackcap.

At sea: 5 Bonxie, 2 Arctic Skua and Manx Shearwater. Two pods of White Beaked Dolphin( 15+ with 2 young juvs and second pod 5 adult only): and 3 Risso’s.

Port Nis
2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Pied Flycatcher, 5 Blackcap, 2 male Hen Harriers (Loch Stiapabhat) and Chiffchaff
Likes: John Hansford


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
AGP, pec sand and a ruff at LA2 are on the Range mid afternoon. 48 whoopers in the SW corne of Loch Bee

single y-browed warblers at Druidibeg and and Howmore. with 2 siskins at Druidibeg.

Still 2 blackcaps and 4 brambling in my garden.

41 gadwall and 17 shoveler on Coot Loch

cheers, Andrew
Likes: John Hansford