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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th June 2018. Updated throughout the day

Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis
A Scaup was seen offshore today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 05:50 - 08:45
Weather: Wind WSW F5, cloud at first some sunny spells later.

A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Great Northern Divers (S), 31 Fulmars (21S 10N), 22 Manx Shearwaters (18S 4N), 315 Gannets (249S 66N), 28 Kittiwakes (26S 2N), 2 Arctic Skuas (N), 3 Guillemots (S), 7 Razorbills (S) and 51 auk sp (45S 6N).
Also present in the area were Great Black-backed Gull 6, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Arctic Tern 32, Sand Martin 2 and Pied Wagtail 3
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Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
The adult Rose-coloured Starling was still with a large Starling flock on the machair at Borve, Barra this afternoon, though generally rather distant.