Local Rarity 18th May 2018

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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 18th May 2018. Updated throughout the day

Iochar, South Uist
The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was on the Loch opposite the Airdmore turning behind the houses.

Shawbost, Isle of Lewis
2 Whooper Swans seen this morning. Another was on Loch Stiapavat

Barvas, Isle of Lewis
A Barnacle Goose and 2 Pink-footed Geese are with the Greylags there

Loch Bhrusda, Berneray
2 Curlew Sandpipers there this afternoon

Loch nam Feithean, North Uist
A pair of Garganey were there today

Hougharry, North Uist
A Little Stint was there this evening. 7 Long-tailed Skuas flew north past Aird an Runair mid afternoon

Loch Fada, Benbecula
A male Ruff and a Drake Garganey was seen there this evening


Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
Jason, Brian and David Coker saw a Little Stint at Aird an Runair, North Uist this evening (maybe the same that was at nearby Hougharry earlier). Also a single Long-tailed Skua flew N at 14.00 hours and a group of six that flew very high at 15.15 hours.