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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th April 2021. Updated throughout the day

Baleshare, North Uist
A drake Garganey was on Loch Mor this morning

Langass Lodge, North Uist
A female Siskin and a Cuckoo were seen there today

Howmore River, South Uist
Three Whimbrel and a Black-tailed Godwit were there this morning and four Whimbrel and nine Black-tailed Godwits were nearby on Drimsdale machair

Aird-mhicheil, South Uist
40+ Whimbrel were there this afternoon

Smerclate, South Uist
A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there as was 15 Whimbrel and 6 Black-tailed Godwits. An Arctic Skua was seen nearby at West Kilbride

Bolnnabodach, Barra
A *Yellowhammer* was there this evening

Cuidhir, Barra
A female Redstart was seen at The Manse

Yellowhammer (C) Ian Ricketts