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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th July 2020. Updated throughout the day

Aird, Benbecula
Six Black-tailed Godwits were seen there today

West Gerinish, South Uist
The *Spoonbill* was again seen in the south west corner of Loch Bee early afternoon. 31 Black-tailed Godwits were also in the area

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 07:05-11:00
Weather: Wind SW f5-6, mix of sunny periods and 8/8 cloud. An isolated shower. Temp 13C.

A four hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Great Northern Diver (S), 39 Fulmars (25S 14N), 2 Sooty Shearwaters (S), 460 Manx Shearwaters (444S 16N), 382 Gannets (260S 122N), 1 Shag (N), 2 Cormorants (S), 16 Kittiwakes (S), 14 Common Terns (S), 12 Arctic Terns (S), 1 Great Skua (S), 1 Arctic Skua (S), 15 Guillemots (S), Razorbills (S), 1 Black Guillemot (S) and 11 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 1, Shoveler 1, Eider 18, Red-breasted Merganser 5, White-tailed Eagle 1, Common Buzzard 1, Black-tailed Godwit 8, Turnstone 8, Sanderling 6, Dunlin 13, Black-headed Gull 24, Common Gull 172, Great Black-backed Gull 22, Glaucous Gull 1 [adult], Lesser Black-backed Gull 5, Peregrine 1, Raven 4 and Sand Martin 3