30th May 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, 30th May 2018. Updated throughout the day

Uig, Isle of Lewis
An immature Iceland Gull is visiting a garden there

North Locheynort, South Uist
A Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Siskins and 2 Chiffchaffs were there today .

South Glendale, South Uist
A Spotted Flycatcher was in a garden there

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:45 - 09:05
Weather: Wind NW F1, broken high cloud eventually sunny, temp 15.5 - 17.2C

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 4 Red-throated Divers (1S 3N), 1 Black-throated Diver [2CY] (N), 7 Fulmar (2S 5N), 43 Gannets (15S 28N), 4 Shag (N), 1 Great Skua (S), 1 Arctic Skua (N), 22 Razorbills (6S 16N) and 99 auk sp (75S 24N).
Also present in the area were Eider 16, Red-throated Diver 3, Great Northern Diver 7, Common Buzzard 1, Oystercatcher 48, Iceland Gull [2CY] 1, Arctic Tern 20, Rock Dove 48, Sand Martin 3, Wheatear 2 and Pied Wagtail 1
 
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MisterT

Always Birding
Feb 6, 2017
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The male Ruff was still on the machair by Loch Hallan and a 2CY Iceland Gull was on the beach at Kilpheder

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Bruce

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Feb 25, 2017
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A nice little arrival of migrants at Creachan today including a singing wood warbler, 6 spotted flycatchers and 4 siskins.

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