10th August 2019

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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th August 2019. Updated throughout the day

Ardroil, Isle of Lewis
An Osprey was seen Flying over Uig Lodge this morning

Baleshare, North Uist
3 Black-tailed Godwits were there today.

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 05:50 - 08:25
Weather: Wind NNE f5, 8/8 cloud, dull with occasional fine, misty drizzle. Temp14C.

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Grand Northern Diver (N), 5 Fulmars (S), 4 Manx Shearwaters (S), 70 Gannets (62S 8N), 1 Cormorant (N), 8 Knot [Juveniles] (S), 7 Kittiwakes (S) and 2 Great Skuas (N).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 23, Great Northern Diver 1, Golden Eagle 1 [adult, flew S inland], Ringed Plover 4, Curlew 4, Dunlin 7, Black-headed Gull 2, Peregrine 1 [adult, feeding on Common Gull], Raven 3 and Pied Wagtail 1
 
Likes: John Hansford