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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 November 2018. Updated throughout the day

Borve, Barra
The Small Cananda Goose was again at the point

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
Circa 50 Bramblings were seen by the water mill, Stornoway castle grounds today.

South Glendale, South Uist
2 Blackcaps were in a garden there

Ruhba Ardule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:00 - 11:50
Weather: Wind WSW veering W F7 gust F9. Initially 8/8 but sunny spells later with a few showers. Temp 8C.
A near 4 hour seawatch this morning produced 11 Eider (10S 1N), 20 Long-tailed Ducks (S), 16 Red-throated Divers (S), 22 Great Northern Divers (S), 36 Gannets (S), 8 Shag (1S 7N), 1 Cormorant (N), 355 Kittiwakes (S), 1 Great Skua (S), 1 Guillemot (S), 2 Razorbills (S), 8 Black Guillemots (S) and 1 auk sp (S).
Also in the area were Greylag Goose 47, Wigeon 41, Teal 1, Tufted Duck 9, Red-throated Diver 1, Great Northern Diver 3, Cormorant 12, Knot 2, Purple Sandpiper 23, Redshank 26, Hooded Crow 1 and Pied Wagtail 1

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Small Candada Goose © and courtesy of Ian Ricketts
 

BrianR

Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
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On a blustery visit to Traigh lar/Aird an Runair, North Uist this morning there was an adult Little Gull and a presumed Herring x Glaucous Gull hybrid.
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A count of 30 Greenfinches nearby was a good number for this location.
 
Likes: YvonneB
May 17, 2017
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Ness area- 7 whoopers came in at 13.15 with 3 adults and 4 juvs. Europie to Butt produced a merlin, adult male peregrine, a purple sandpiper and 4 turnstone. On road alongside Loch Stiababhat were 6 redwings and 1 fieldfare also roost of c80 great black backs and c40 herring gulls.