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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th October 2019. Updated throughout the day

Loch an Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis
A Little Grebe was seen on the loch today

The Braigh, Isle of Lewis
A Slavonian Grebe was on the south side today

Loch Sandary, North Uist
The Little Egret, 32 Black-tailed Godwits and a Whooper Swan were on and around the loch

Lochmaddy, North Uist
8 Common Redpolls were seen there today

Craigston, Barra
The 2CY Iceland Gull was there today

Nasg, Barra
A ***Subalpine Warbler*** was seen there today

Loch na Doirlinn, Barra
The juvenile *Ring-necked Duck* was again on the loch. A single Yellow-browed Warbler was also on the island

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 07:15 - 12:15
Weather: Wind SSW f7 gust f9 veering SW. 8/8 cloud with heavy showers, brighter later.Temp 12C.

A 5 hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Eiders (N), 1 Long-tailed Duck (N), 3 Red-throated Divers (S), 15 Great Northern Divers (S), 1 Leach's Petrel (S), 2 Sooty Shearwaters (S), 393 Gannets (392S 1N), 2 Shag (N), 1 Cormorant (S), 4 Kittiwakes (S), 1 Common Tern [juvenile] (S), 1 Arctic Tern [juvenile] (S), 9 Guillemots (S), 21 Razorbills (S), 6 Black Guillemots (S) and 49 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Wigeon 9, Red-throated Diver 2 and Great Northern Diver 1
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