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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th March 2020. Updated throughout the day

Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis
An adult Iceland Gull and a 2CY Glaucous Gull were seen there early morning

Aird an Runair, North Uist
The juvenile Iceland Gull and a juvenile Glaucous Gull were there this morning. 30 Snow Buntings were nearby

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 07:55 - 10:15
Weather: Wind WSW - W f5-6, mix of cloud and sunny spells. Temp 8C.

A 2+hour seawatch this morning produced 17 Eider (S), 2 Long-tailed Ducks (1S 1N), 1 Red-throated Diver (N), 10 Fulmars (S), 28 Gannets (19S 9N), 38 Shag (6S 32N), 3 Cormorants (1S 2N), 10 Kittiwakes (9S 1N) and 8 Razorbills (S).
Also present in the area were Shelduck 7, Wigeon 24, Teal 2, Tufted Duck 13, Red-breasted Merganser 1, Great Northern Diver 1, Shag 42, Cormorant 31, Bar-tailed Godwit 19, Purple Sandpiper 45, Black-headed Gull 5, Common Gull 80, Great Black-backed Gull 12, Herring Gull 60, Hooded Crow 8 and Raven 2
Likes: John Hansford


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
Juvenile Glaucous Gull at Borve and Ring-necked Duck still on Loch Tangasdale. My first Lesser Black-backed Gull of the year was at Vatersay township.
Likes: John Hansford