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Local Rarity 9th August 2021


Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th August 2021. Updated throughout the day

Northbay, Barra
A *Honey Buzzard* flew north circa 08:00
This is the first record for Barra and the first to be seen in August.


Senior Member
A couple of heavily cropped images of this mornings Honey Buzzard that flew north over Barra.
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