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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 September 2019. Updated throughout the day

Butt of Lewis
A single Snow Bunting was still there early afternoon. A single Yellow-browed Warbler was nearby in Port of Ness

Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis
A Pectoral Sandpiper was seen there today [see post below]

Loch Bhrusda, Berneray
20 Whooper Swans were on the loch and a Lapland Bunting was on the machair

Balranald, North Uist
200+ Pink-feet were seen to the west of Balranald heading south-east while 20 Whooper Swans dropped in to Loch nam Feithean this morning. Another 9 heading south followed by a further 35 - 40 which dropped into the bay just north of the visitor centre

Knockintorran, North Uist
A Lapland Bunting was seen there today

Carinish, North Uist
The juvenile Cuckoo was still there morning plus a single Redwing was seen. C140 Pink-footed Geese were seen flying south

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Hawkeye

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News from Tristan:-

Pectoral Sandpiper at Loch Ordais this morning, still present early afternoon. Also several skeins of Pink feet coming in off the sea or flying NE over it, plus one group of 24 Whoopers in off. Two Mute Swans on the loch, new in from somewhere.

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BrianR

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Feb 7, 2017
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North Uist: over 600 Pink-footed Geese were seen flying over towards the S this morning: skeins of 230 over Carinish (07.50 hours), 30 over Baleshare (09.40) and 150 and 200 over Langass (10.40 and 11.35).

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The adult Whiskered Tern was still present at Loch na Paisg, North Uist around 09.30 hours. Perched on post for a while, and after a quarter of an hour or so (as for previous evening), left loch to N. A slightly better photo than previous day.

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Chris Johnson

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Feb 11, 2017
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Two skeins of pink-footed geese over Ardivacher headland this morning: 90 and 120.

Late afternoon on the machair a redwing, 430 golden plovers in several groups spread between launch areas 2 and 3, and 25 whooper swans flew in to Loch Bee.
 

Hawkeye

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News from Andrew:-

Yellow-browed warbler in my garden this morning also a few other migrants with c6 redwings, 1 brambling, 10 chaffinches & 3 goldcrests. Also 344 pinkfeeet in 3 flocks E over my house today (and 180 early eve yesterday)

Single ruff at LA2 pools.

3 blackcaps & 10 redwings Snishival plantation.
 
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