17th July 2017

Discussion in '2017 Bird Sightings' started by YvonneB, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. YvonneB

    YvonneB South Uist

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    A walk along the beach from Askernish to Ardvule - Iceland Gull present at Kildonan still when I headed north and when I returned south later on. Pretty quiet apart from that - nowhere near as many Dunlin around here as Brian had reported in North Uist yesterday - several small groups of up to 10 birds were seen.

    In Askernish itself there were still two Sedge Warblers singing.
     
  2. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

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    Skigersta, Isle of Lewis
    50+ Black-tailed Godwits seen this evening.

    Carinish, North Uist
    2 Whimbrel present today

    Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
    A three hour seawatch this morning produced 24 Manx Shearwaters (S), 107 Gannets (93S 14N), 1 Kittiwake (S), 2 Great Skuas (S), 1 Arctic Skua (S), and 4 auk sp (S). Also present in the area were 17 Sanderling, 9 Dunlin, 2 Wheatears and 13 Twite
     

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