National Rarity 13th November 2019

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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day

Loch Paible, North Uist
The ***Cackling Goose*** was again seen there amongst Barnacle Geese

Loch Sandary, North Uist
2 Black-tailed Godwits and a Chiffchaff around the loch today

Clachan, South Uist
A Little Egret was at the north end of Loch Bee this morning.

Askernish, South Uist
A female Blackcap was seen in a garden today

South Glendale, South Uist
A female Blackcap and 2 Siskins were in a garden there

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 07:55 - 10:00
Weather: Wind E - ESE f2. Cloud at first, brighter spells later. Temp1.4 - 3C.

A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 10 Eider (S), 7 Common Scoter (N), 10 Long-tailed Duck (S), 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (S), 5 Great Northern Divers (S), 3 Gannets (S), 104 Shag (2S 102N), 2 Cormorants (S) and 1 Kittiwake (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 161, Pink-footed Goose 1, Teal 2, Tufted Duck 30, Goldeneye 2, Red-throated Diver 2, Great Northern Diver 4, Cormorant 9, Hen Harrier 1, White-tailed Eagle 1, Common Buzzard 1, Lapwing 35, Black-tailed Godwit 21, Purple Sandpiper 11, Redshank 17, Merlin 1, Raven 2
Likes: John Hansford


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
A Long-tailed Tit was at Glen, Barra this afternoon feeding in the same area as a Siberian Chiffchaff, a Common Chiffchaff and several Goldcrests. There were also 2 Woodcock at Glen including one sat out on the open hillside. At least 1 Tree Sparrow was still at Brevig an the 2 Velvet Scoters were still off Caolas, Vatersay.

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