Local Rarity 2nd June 2018

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Hawkeye

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

Baleshare, North Uist
A drake Garganey was on Loch na Paisg this afternoon

Stinky Bay, Benbecula
2 male Ruff were seen in the area today and 2 Black-tailed Godwits nearby at Loch Mor

Rubh’ Aird-mhicheil, South Uist
An adult Iceland Gull was there today

Kilaulay, South Uist
24 Bar-tailed Godwits and a dark phase Arctic Skua were on Loch Bi

Askernish, South Uist
A Spotted Flycatcher was in the township late eveing

Smercleit, South Uist
A Little Stint was there this morning.
 
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Bruce

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Feb 25, 2017
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A Common Rosefinch was in my garden here at Brevig briefly early this afternoon, feeding among gone to seed kale plants. It sang a couple of times, so assuming that females don't sing (?), it must be a 1st summer male. Also on Barra today at least 6 Spotted Flycatchers around the island.

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