Local Rarity 4th June 2018

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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 4th June 2018. Updated throughout the day

Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis
A *White-billed Diver* was seen offshore briefly before flying west. 2 Curlew Sandpipers were present on the beach

Loch Mor, Benbecula
A drake Garganey, 2 Ruff and a Black-tailed Godwit were there today
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Always Birding
Feb 6, 2017
A Spotted Flycatcher is still in the township here at Askernish and a Common Redpoll was ringed in the garden. Also a mini influx of Sedge Warblers with 5 new birds ringed this evening

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Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
At Aird an Runair, North Uist this morning there were two broods of Shelduck, a Curlew Sandpiper and the Iceland and Glaucous Gulls were still present.
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A distant shot of the Curlew Sandpiper with other waders.