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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th February 2020

The Butt of Lewis
Two juvenile Glaucous Gulls were there today

Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis
A possible ***Todd's Canada Goose*** was reported as being present amongst the Barnacle Geese

Balranald, North Uist
The two ***Cackling Geese*** were at on the reserve today

Loch Sandary, North Uist
A Coot was on the loch today

Rubh' Arnal, North Uist
4 Iceland Gulls (2 juveniles, 2nd winter and adult) plus 6 Glaucous Gulls (5 juveniles and a 2nd winter) were in the Rubh' Arnal/ Balemore area.

Baleshare, North Uist
12 Snow Buntings were on the island

Boisedale, South Uist
2 Pink-footed Geese and 82 Goldfinch were on the machair there
Likes: John Hansford