OHRC Latest OHRC Decisions - July 2017

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YvonneB

OH Bird Recorder
Feb 5, 2017
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Our Local Records Committee have been busy clearing the backlog from the past 2 years. The following are their most recent decisions, all good preparation for the bird report.

2015
Firecrest - 28-30th Oct 2015 - Barra - Accepted
Bluethroat - 5th Nov 2015 - North Uist - Not Proven
Ring-billed Gull (adult) - 15-21st Sept 2015 - Vatersay - Accepted
Surf Scoter (juvenile) - 13th Nov 2015 - Cleat, Barra - Accepted
Great White Egret - 14th Nov - 8th Dec 2015 - Barra - Accepted
Red-backed Shrike, (1st winter) - 31st Aug 2015 - North Uist - Accepted
Balearic Shearwater, (2 birds) - Aug 2015 - Rubha Ardvule - Accepted
Chough - 18th Sept 2015 - Barra - Not proven

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Ring-billed Gull, Surf Scoter & Great white Egret courtesy of Bruce Taylor

2016
American Wigeon (male) - 30th Oct 2016 - into 2017 - Eoligarry, Barra - Accepted
Common Rosefinch (juvenile) - 29th Sept 2016 - Nasg, Barra - Accepted
Common Rosefinch (juvenile type) - 29th Sept 2016 - Glen, Barra - Accepted
Common Rosefinch (juvenile) - 30th Oct 2016 - Brevig, Barra - Accepted
American Golden Plover (juvenile) - 1-12th Oct 2016 - Allasdale, Barra - Accepted
Red-breasted Flycatcher (immature) - 20th Oct 2016 - Glen, Barra - Accepted
Red-breasted Flycatcher (1st winter) -21-31st Oct 2016 - Brevig, Barra - Accepted
Great White Egret - 22-27th Apr 2016 - Loch Hallan, SU – Accepted
Buff-breasted Sandpiper - 2nd Sept 2016 - Boisdale, SU - Accepted
Sabine's Gull (juvenile) - 6th Sept 2016 - Rubha Ardvule, SU - Accepted
Pectoral Sandpiper - Sept 2016 - Borve, Berneray - Accepted
Green-winged Teal (male) - 16th Jan - 19th April 2016 - NU - Accepted
Pectoral Sandpiper - 14th Sept 2016 - Geirinis, SU - Accepted
Sabine's Gull (2 juveniles) - 10th Sept 2016 - Rubha Ardvule, SU - Accepted
American Golden Plover - 8th Sept 2016 - NU - Accepted
Black Terns (2 juveniles) - 19th Sept Rubha Ardvule, SU - Accepted
Black Tern (juvenile) - 23rd Sept Rubha Ardvule, SU - Accepted
Crane - Sept- 1st Oct 2016 - Paiblesgarry & Loch Paible NU - Accepted
Great White Egret - 30th March - 17th April 2016 - Loch nam Feithean, NU - Accepted
Common Rosefinch (juvenile) - 17th October 2016 - Lochmaddy, NU - Accepted
Pectoral Sandpiper - 3rd Oct 2016 Baleshare, NU - Accepted
Pectoral Sandpiper - 25th Sept 2016 - Gerinish, SU - Accepted
Pectoral Sandpiper - 7-12th Oct 2016 Ruhba Ardvule SU - Accepted
American Golden Plovers - Autumn 2016, several sighting, Bornish area SU - Accepted

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Pectoral Sandpiper & Sabine's Gull courtesy of John Kemp. Red-breasted Flycatcher & Common Rosefinch courtesy of Bruce Taylor

2017
Ring-billed Gull (2CY) -3 -13th March 2017 - Loch an Tiumpan, Lewis - Accepted
White-billed Diver (immature) - 10th May 2017 - Rubha Ardvule, SU - Accepted
Green-winged Teal (male) - 10th May 2017 - Loch an t'Sailie, SU - Accepted
Black Tern (adult) -17 -21st May 2017 Loch Stiapavat, Lewis - Accepted

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Black Tern courtesy of Ian Thompson. White-billed Diver courtesy of John Kemp