9th July 2019

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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th July 2019. Updated throughout the day

Barvas, Isle of Lewis
A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today.

Luskentyre, Isle of Harris
A Rose-coloured Starling was near the beach car park late this afternoon

Balranald, North Uist
A Quail was heard singing to the west of the visitors centre, near to Aird an Runair early afternoon

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 07:15 - 10:10
Weather: Wind SW F4, 8/8 low cloud, very dull with misty spells. Light rain at first becoming heavier. Temp 14C.

A 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 3 Red-throated Divers (S), 21 Storm Petrels (S), 2 Fulmars (S), 46 Manx Shearwaters (S), 63 Gannets (46S 17N), 1 Cormorant (S), 3 Kittiwakes (S), 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull (S), 1 Sandwich Tern (S) and 2 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Great Northern Diver 1, Cormorant 6, Lapwing 30, Whimbrel 1, Curlew 1, Arctic Tern 25, Pied Wagtail 1, Meadow Pipit 2 and Twite 7