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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th October 2019. Updated throughout the day

Butt of Lewis
A Lesser Whitethroat was in the lighthouse compound and 3 Snow Buntings were in the area. An arrival of Redwings included 50 in South Dell

Gress, Isle of Lewis
30 Pink-footed Geese were there this morning

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
3 Treecreepers and 3 Goldcrests were seen in Lews Castle grounds today

Knockintorran, North Uist
A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there toady

Ruhb' Arnal, North Uist
2 Lapland Buntings were there this morning

Loch Boisedale, South Uist
The Rose-coloured Starling is still visiting a garden there

South Glendale, South Uist
A Yellow-browed Warbler was in a garden there

3 Yellow-browed Warblers were seen on the island today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:05 - 11:45
Weather: Wind E f4m mostly sunny throughout. Temp 12C.

A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Eiders (1S 1N), 4 Red-breasted Mergansers (S), 4 Great Northern Divers (3S 1N), 530 Gannets (514S 16N), 13 Shags (6S 7N), 1 Cormorant (N), 51 Kittiwakes (S), 2 Arctic Skuas (S), 2 Guillemots (S), 3 Razorbills (S), 1 Black Guillemot (S) and 42 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 206, Teal 2, Tufted Duck 5, Red-throated Diver 2, Cormorant 1, Common Buzzard 1, Bar-tailed Godwit 7, Black-headed Gull 1, Common Gull 220, Great Black-backed Gull 10, Herring Gull 140, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Merlin 1, Hooded Crow 2, Raven 4, Skylark 1, Swallow 1, Redwing 1, Pied Wagtail 7, Meadow Pipit 8, Rock Pipit 1, Twite 32 and Linnet 7

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Rose-coloured Starling (C) and courtesy of Dave Stephenson. Treecreeper (C) and courtesy of Graham Forsyth
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