2nd July 2018

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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd July 2018. Updated throughout the day

Askernish, South Uist
A female Blackcap was seen in the township this morning

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:20 - 08:25
Weather: wind North F2, cloud-cover 0/8, Bright and sunny

A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 73 Manx Shearwaters (59S 14N), 37 Gannets (22S 15N), 1 Little Tern (S), 1 Great Skua (N), 2 Razorbills (S), 3 Puffins (S) and 12 auk sp (8S 4N).
Also present in the area were Eider 16, Curlew Sandpiper 1, Arctic Tern 15, Merlin 1, Raven 2, Sand Martin 2, Starling 100, Wheatear 2, Pied Wagtail 4 and Meadow Pipit 12

Long-eared Owl180629001.jpeg
Long-eared Owl (C) and courtesy of Chris Mills
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