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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd July 2020. Updated throughout the day

Skigersta, Isle of Lewis
The two Rose-coloured Starlings were still there today as was the one at Cross. A forth bird was also present at South Dell

Loch Druidibeg, South Uist
The Osprey was again seen there this afternoon.

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Rose-coloured Starlings (C) and courtesy of Sam Elmer
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The small movement of Crossbills that has been a feature since mid-June continues. Today 4 were quietly feeding on pine cones at Ardmhor and at least 2 flew SW over Castlebay.

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