Local Rarity 28th April 2018

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Chris Johnson

Senior Member
Feb 11, 2017
Good numbers of small waders at Ardivachar beach:
c1050 dunlins, c350 sanderlings, c350 turnstones, 40 bar-tailed godwits, 46 eiders in the bay, 1 white wagtail on the seaweed. A number of whimbrels seen and heard all day from the headland, moving north.
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Always Birding
Feb 6, 2017
The only waders on Askernish beach today at high tide were 18 Whimbrel and the Coal Tit is still in the township but is now in a different garden. I also managed to field read the ring on this Pied Wagtail and it turned that I ringed it locally as a nestling in June 2016



Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
The white-billed diver was off Eoligarry jetty again late morning. It seems to be in moult still so should hopefully stay around for another week or two. At least 6 arctic terns were in the same area and the male snow bunting was still by the airport. A male blackcap was singing at Creachan and a female was at Glen.

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Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
Not much success with photography today - as I arrived at Langass, North Uist a skein of 47 Pink-footed Geese flew over and I just managed to get the attached shot - _DSC4052.JPG
A Cuckoo was calling in the plantation, four Siskins were on some peanut feeders while a ♂ Blackcap did not show itself fully -

Seen from Langass Woods a bit later a skein of 280 Pink-feet - came from the S and broke up into smaller groups and most appeared to go W.