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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th June 2019. Updated throughout the day

Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis
The Tree Sparrow was still there today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:55 - 09:00
Weather: Wind WNW backing W F2, 8/8 cloud, 8/8 cloud, dull with light drizzle. temp 9C.

A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Red-throated Diver (N), 2 Great Northern Divers (1S 1N), 3 Storm Petrels (S), 4 Fulmars (N), 7 Manx Shearwaters (N), 45 Gannets (7S 38N), 2 Kittiwakes (1S 1N), 1 Great Skua (N), 4 Razorbills (N), 17 Puffins (N) and 77 auk sp (10S 67N).
Also present in the area were Wigeon 5, Tufted Duck 15, Eider 15, Red-breasted Merganser 4, Red-throated Diver 1, Great Northern Diver 1, Cormorant 7, Whimbrel 1, Turnstone 3, Sanderling 11, Dunlin 26, Little Stint 1, Arctic Tern 12, Sand Martin 5, Swallow 2, Wheatear 1, Pied Wagtail 1 and Meadow Pipit 2


Always Birding
Feb 6, 2017
A quick trip to North Uist this morning gave me the opportunity to look if the drake Ring-necked Duck was still on Loch na Reival. Happy to report it was.

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Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
On Barra the 2cy Iceland Gull was again on the beach at Craigston this afternoon. The male Grey Wagtail was still at Creachan and another was new in at Northbay.
Likes: YvonneB