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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th February 2019. Updated throughout the day

Eoligarry, Barra
The *White-billed Diver* was still offshore today, seen from the jetty and circa 30 Snow Buntings were on the beach.

Borve, Barra
The Parvipes type Canada Goose is still on the Machair

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 07:55 - 10:15
Weather: Wind W F5-6. 8/8 cloud occasional rain. Temp 8C.

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 17 Eider (S), 14 Long-tailed Dick (S), 18 Red-throated Divers (S), 1 Great Northern Diver (S), 4 Fulmars (S), 14 Gannets (S), 24 Shag (2S 22N), 7 Kittiwakes (6S 1N), 13 Razorbills (S), 1 Black Guillemot (S) and 6 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Wigeon 80, Tufted Duck 5, Red-breasted Merganser 6, Red-throated Diver 2, Great Northern Diver 4, Cormorant 17, White-tailed Eagle 1, Purple Sandpiper 39 and Hooded Crow 2