30th December 2018

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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th December 2018. Updated throughout the day

Loch Mor, Benbecula
A pair of Pintail were on the loch today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 09:00 - 11:25
Weather: Wind SW veering WSW F5, 8/8 cloud, dull and murky. Temp 10.5
A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 3 Eider (S), 7 Long-tailed Duck (S), 5 Red-throated Divers (3S 2N), 5 Gannets (3S 2N), 59 Shag (1S 58N), 1 Kittiwake (S), 2 Black-headed Gulls (S), 1 Guillemot (S) and 1 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 16, Wigeon 42, Mallard 123, Teal 12, Tufted Duck 10, Great Northern Diver 5, Cormorant 17, Common Buzzard 1, Bar-tailed Godwit 7, Purple Sandpiper 10 and Peregrine 1