Local Rarity 6th January 2019

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Hawkeye

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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th January 2019. Updated throughout the day

Borve, Berneray
Snow Buntings were reported on the machair today. A single Pink-footed Goose and 14 Common Scoters were also reported off the west side of the island.

Askernish, South Uist
The Rook flew over the township late this afternoon
 

Hawkeye

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News from Andrew, South Uist

5 Jan
Drake American Wigeon on Bornish loch, also female pintail there. 12 snow buntings Peninerine. 4 barnacle geese Ormiclate.
c130 Greenland White-fronted Geese on west side of Loch Bee, 2FF/imm scaup and 1 Slave grebe in SW corner
c50 barnacle geese Ardivachar. 5 slavonian grebes off Balgarva.

6 Jan
f/imm velvet scoter off Balivanich with 2 Slav grebes. 4 Greenland white-fronts at Nunton; drake Ring-necked Duck, pr of pintail & 4 coots on Coot Loch.
14 gadwall and 16 shoveler in total between Coot Loch & Loch Fada.