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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th September 2020. Updated throughout the day

The Butt of Lewis
4 **Great Shearwaters** [2 together and 2 singles], 2 Leach's Petrels, 471 Sooty Shearwaters 51 Manx Shearwaters and a Great Northern Diver flew west past the Butt this morning between 07:00 - 09:00. Another **Great Shearwater**, 87 Sooty Shearwaters and 9 Great Skuas were later seen passing the Butt between 15:05 - 17:30. 8+ Lapland Buntings were nearby at Port Stoth at 12:30

Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis
The first skien of 27 Pink-footed Geese were seen heading south down The Minch

Loch na Reivil, North Uist
A Pectoral Sandpiper and 2 Black-tailed Godwits were there late evening

Lochmaddy, North Uist
A juvenile Long-tailed Skua and six distant (presumed) Storm Petrels were seen from the Uig-Lochmaddy Ferry

Kilphder, South Uist
A Lapland Bunting was there this afternoon

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Juv Long-tailed Skua, photos courtesy of and ©Ian Andrews

Pectoral Sandpiper, photo courtesy of and ©Ian Andrews
Likes: John Hansford