Local Rarity 14th December 2017

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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Creagorry, Benbecula
A *Little Egret* was seen flying west today

Balgarva, South Uist
A *Little Egret* was present from mid morning onwards

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
A one hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (N), 10 Shag (2S 8N), 3 Kittiwakes (S), 1 Iceland Gull (S - Adult) and 1 Razorbill (S). Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 48, Wigeon 34, Teal 15, Tufted Duck 36, Goldeneye 2, Great Northern Diver 3, Cormorant 8, Common Buzzard 1, Snipe 2, Hooded Crow 4, Meadow Pipit 3, Rock Pipit 2.