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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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#1
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th January 2019. Updated throughout the day

Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris
100+ Common Scoters and 50 Long-tailed Ducks were there today

Loch Sandary, North Uist
The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:40 - 10:50
Weather: Wind S F4, 8/8 cloud, dull. Temp 7.2C

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 30 Eider (29S 1N), 4 Long-tailed Duck (S), 4 Red-breasted merganser (3S 1N), 2 Red-throated Divers (S), 1 Black-throated Diver (S), 2 Great Northern Divers (S), 4 Gannets (S), 78 Shag (2S 76N), 7 Cormorants (S), 8 Oystercatchers (S) and 1 Razorbill (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 71, Wigeon 106, Teal 7, Great Northern Diver 3, Common Buzzard 1, Lapwing 100, Snipe 1, Common Gull 250 and Hooded Crow 4
 

Bruce

Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
460
157
#2
On Barra the White-billed Diver was visible from Ardmhor ferry terminal this morning. 36 Snow Buntings were on the beach at Eoligarry and the parvipes type Canada Goose was at Allasdale.

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