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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th December 2019. Updated throughout the day

Aird an Runair, North Uist
A Pintail was on Loch a Roe

Clachan, South Uist
The drake *Green-winged Teal* and the Little Egret were present at the north end of Loch Bee again this morning

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 4 Eider (S), 3 Long-tailed Ducks (S), 8 Red-throated Divers (S), 3 Great Northen Divers (S), 3 Gannets (2S 1N)< 35 Shag (7S 28N), 1 Cormorant (S) and 1 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 114, Wigeon 35, Teal 29, Tufted Duck 7, Red-throated Diver 1, Great Northern Diver 1, Cormorant 8, Lapwing 46, Hooded Crow 2 and Rock Pipit 1
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Likes: John Hansford


Always Birding
Feb 6, 2017
7 Lesser Repolls were in amongst the 20+ Goldfinch which have been here in Askernish this past week. 2 Chiffchaffs were also in a garden this afternoon
Likes: John Hansford