On Barra there's a Little Bunting at Eoligarry church this afternoon. The bird is feeding on the path in front of the church and showing superbly. This morning there was a Redwing at Northbay. Good numbers of Whimbrel are still around the island including a flock of 59 at Allasdale.
On Saturday (4th), there was a female Goosander on the salt marsh below Cross Street, Stornoway, and a Moorhen in the stream that runs along the edge of the airport at Steinish. Yesterday (5th), there were 3 Sand Martins at the latter location.
At Loch Ordais this morning: 7 Wigeon, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, and a pair of Black-throated Divers in the bay. Also a single Snow Bunting on the headland at Labost.
4 Whooper Swans still at Steinish this evening, plus a single Pinkfoot with Greylags, and 34 Knot roosting on the salt marsh with several hundred Dunlin and Ringed Plover.
Snow Bunting (C) and courtesy of Tristan ap Rheinallt