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Hawkeye

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Feb 7, 2017
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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th September 2019. Updated throughout the day

Baleshare, North Uist
7 Lapland Buntings were on the machair today

Sollas, North Uist
A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* and 3 Ruff were on the machair there

Claddach-knockline
A Common Redstart was seen there today

Carinish, North Uist
The juvenile Cuckoo was still there this morning. The Rose-coloured Starling was also still in a garden there

Stoneybridge, South Uist
A Turtle Dove was seen by the roadside this afternoon

Bornish, South Uist
The ***Subalpine Warbler sp*** was seen there again and active most of the morning. A Yellow-browed Warbler was also present

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:10 - 10:25
Weather: Wind SSE veering S F2, mix of cloud and sunny spells with a few light showers. Temp 9-12C.

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 4 Red-throated Divers (3S 1N), 1 Fulmar (S), 4 Manx Shearwaters (S), 244 Gannets (238S 6N), 19 Shags (12S 7N), 35 Kittiwakes (S), 2 Razorbills (S), 4 auk sp (S) and 3 Skylark (3 - on off the sea)
Also present in the area were Wigeon 1, Cormorant 12, Hen Harrier 1 [adult male], Black-tailed Godwit 50, Snipe 12, Peregrine 1*, Hooded Crow 8, Raven 4, Wheatear 1, Pied Wagtail 5, Meadow Pipit 11 and Rock Pipit 6

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Subalpine Warbler (C) and courtesy of Andrew Stevenson
 
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Bruce

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Feb 25, 2017
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On Barra today, the Blyth's Reed Warbler was still at Bruernish though elusive. A Ring Ouzel, Garden Warbler, Grey Wagtail and the Great Tit were at Northbay, Turtle Dove and Spotted Flycatcher both still at Brevig, Wood Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler still at Castlebay, 2 Pied Flycatchers at Creachan and 1 Pied Flycatcher and a Redwing were at Glen.
 
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