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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Mangersta, Isle of Lewis
A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* and a Pectoral Sandpiper were present this morning. A Lesser Whitethroat was also seen in the area and a Lapland Buting was nearby at Gallan Head

Ardroil, Isle of Lewis
A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today

A juvenile *American Golden Plover* was there today

Daliburgh, South Uist
A Little Egret was seen there today and the **Cattle Egret** was reported as being there this evening

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:00 - 11:05
Weather: Wind SW veering W F6-7. Mostly cloudy, occasional light drizzle, becoming brighter at end of watch with a couple of heavier showers.

A 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 3 Long-tailed Duck (S), 5 Red-throated Diver (4S 1N), 26 Great Northern Divers (24S 2N), 2 Leach's Petrels (S), 109 Gannets (107S 2N), 6 Shag (1S 5N), 4 Cormorants (N), 1 Purple Sandpiper (S), 1 Redshank (S), 7 Kittiwakes (S), 1 Black-headed Gull (S), 12 Common Gulls (S), 1 Arctic Tern (S), 11 Guillemots (S), 3 Razorbills (S) and 20 auk sp (S)
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 36, Red-throated Diver 1, Cormorant 13, Hen Harrier 1, Common Buzzard 1, Snipe 10 and Rock Dove 36

29 Black-tailed Godwits were on Bornish machair.
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Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
Not much change on Barra today. The Baltimore Oriole was occasionally showing briefly at Northbay House along with 4 Blackcaps, the small Canada Goose was at Borve still, a Willow Warbler was at Creachan and on Vatersay the Green Sandpiper was again at Traigh Bhialais.


Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
A late morning seawatch (10.40-12.40 hours) at Aird an Runair, North Uist included the following SW: five Long-tailed Ducks, a single Red-breasted Merganser, a Manx Shearwater, 1,926 Gannets (20 juveniles), six Red-throated Divers, 15 Great Northern Divers, and 63 Guillemots/Razorbills. Also present in the area was a Peregrine.