25th February 2019

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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th February 2019. Updated throughout the day

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:10 - 10:20
Weather: Wind S-SSE f4-5, 8/8 cloud, dull with persistent rain. Temp 10C.

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 15 Eider (9S 6N), 2 Long-tailed Ducks (S), 3 Red-throated Divers (S), 22 Gannets (17S 5N), 21 Shag (N) and 6 Razorbills (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 3, Shoveler 2, Wigeon 42, Red-breasted Merganser 2, Red-throated Diver 3, Great Northern Diver 2, Cormorant 22, White-tailed Eagle 1, Bar-tailed Godwit 26, Purple Sandpiper 1 and Black-headed Gull 1