18th June 2017

Discussion in '2017 Bird Sightings' started by Hawkeye, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

    Feb 7, 2017
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    Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
    A three hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Red-throated Diver (S), 2 Great Northern Diver (S), 6 Storm Petrel (S), 45 Manx Shearwater (S), 155 Gannet (148S 7N), 10 Kittiwake (S), 14 Arctic Terns (A flock of first summer birds flying south), 2 Arctic Skua (S), 23 Guillemot (S), 17 Razorbill (S), 1 Black Guillemot(S), 11 Puffin (S) and 50 auk sp (46S 4N)

    Ardivachar, South Uist
    The 2CY Iceland Gull and juvenile Glaucous Gull are still to present

    Loch Mor, Benbecula
    2 male Ruff are still to be found around the loch
  2. BrianR

    BrianR Senior Member

    Feb 7, 2017
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    As usual 1st-summer Arctic Terns have started to appear in the colony at Aird an Runair in the last week or so. At least seven were present today.

    A ♂ Ruff was at Loch Sandary along with the Glaucous Gull that has a trailing wing.

    _DSC8407.jpg Adult and 4 1st-summer Arctic Terns. _DSC8416_2.JPG Glaucous Gull.

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