OHRC Recent OHRC decisions

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OH Bird Recorder
Feb 5, 2017
Records of local rarities recently considered by the Outer Hebrides Records Committee (OHRC). You will see from the dates of some of the records that we are currently chasing up descriptions for local rarities so that they can be included in the 2014-16 bird report which is currently in the early stages of editing.

Rough-legged Buzzard - The Butt, Isle of Lewis - October 2014 - Accepted

Icterine Warbler - Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis - June 2014 - Accepted (5th spring record for OH)

Stock Dove - Nunton, Benbecula - October 2014 - Accepted

Stock Dove - Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis - April 2014 - Accepted

Mediterranean Gull - Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis - September 2014 - Accepted

Golden Oriole - South Glendale, South Uist - July 2015 - Accepted

Sabine's Gull
(4) - Rubha Ardvule, South Uist - Aug & Sept 2017 - Accepted

Stock Dove (2) - Losgaintir, Isle of Harris, June 2014 - Not Proven

Great Shearwater - The Butt, Isle of Lewis - September 2014 - Accepted