Local Rarity 6th November 2019

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Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
A ♂ Blackcap was on peanut feeder at Langass, North Uist this morning while in the nearby Woods were some 25 Siskins while three Waxwings flew in (did not stay long).


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
Another Siberian Chiffchaff was on Barra today at Ardmhor plantation, calling frequently and fly-catching from the tree tops. Also 2 Woodcock there. A Common Chiffchaff and 2 Woodcock were at Creachan, 7 Siskins and another Woodcock were at Northbay, a Waxwing, 2 Bramblings and a Tree Sparrow were at Brevig and the Ring-necked Duck was at Loch Tangasdale.

Likes: John Hansford