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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th May 2019. Updated throughout the day

Langass Lodge, North Uist
An ***Iberian Chiffchaff*** was heard singing there today

Druim Dubh, North Uist
A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen there at 13.30 by the A865 junction to Paiblesgarry at 13.30

North Loch Eynort, South Uist
A Spotted Flycatcher was seen there

West Gerinish, South Uist
A pair of Garganey were at the south-west corner of Loch Bee this morning

Loch Druidibeg, South Uist
An Osprey was there this morning.

Bornish, South Uist
2 singing Whitethroats were there today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:15 - 09:05
Weather: Wind NE F4-5, 8/8 cloud, some light drizzle. Temp 9C.

A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 2 Red-throated Divers (S), 4 Great Northern Divers (N), 9 Fulmars (3S 6N), 4 Manx Shearwaters (S), 49 Gannets (16S 33N), 8 Kittiwakes (S), 29 Razorbills (N), 1 Black Guillemot (S) and 176 auk sp (62S 114N).
Also present in the area were Shoveler [adult male] 1, Eider 16, Red-breasted Merganser 4, Great Northern Diver 1, Cormorant 8, Sanderling 26, Dunlin 35, Arctic Tern 12, Rock Dove 16, Sand Martin 2 and Wheatear 1
 

MisterT

Always Birding
Feb 6, 2017
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It's been hard graft on the patch but it was good to find a male Scaup at Frobost today, only the 7th year tick in May. There were also 7 Whimbrel on the machair at Askernish and 4+ at Kilpheder

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Shoveler at Hallan
 
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Bruce

Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
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No sign of the Bluethroat on Barra today but the Tree Sparrow was still at Brevig and a late Barnacle Goose and 9 Whimbrel were on Vatersay.

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