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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th September 2020. Updated throughout the day

Butt of Lewis
Eight Sooty Shearwaters flew west between 0800 - 1000

Kneep, Isle of Lewis
Four ***Blue-winged Teal*** were seen to the south of the Church of Scotland on Loch Triallabhat this morning

Baleshare, North Uist
A ***Blue-winged Teal*** was seen onLoch Mor this morning

Balgarva, South Uist
A Wood Sandpiper was seen there today

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Two Curlew Sandpipers, a Little Stint and four Black-tailed Godwits were there this morning

West Gerinish, South Uist
A Little Egret was in the south-west corner of Loch Bee this evening

Gleann, Barra
A Red-breasted Flycatcher was seen in a garden there [see Bruces post below]
Likes: John Hansford


Always Birding
Feb 6, 2017
A quick visit to Loch Ardvule late afternoon to see if the Blue-winged Teal was still there as it would have made 6 birds reported on the islands today, but sad to say I did not find it. Another Garden Warbler was ringed in the garden today making it 3 in 3 days, more than I've seen in any other year.
Likes: John Hansford


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
As well as the adult male Red-breasted Flycatcher at Glen there were also 3 Pied Flycatchers, 2 Garden Warblers, several Blackcaps and Willow Warblers and our first Yellow-browed Warbler of the autumn around the island today.

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