Local Rarity 10th October 2017

Discussion in '2017 Bird Sightings' started by Chris Johnson, Oct 10, 2017.

  1. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Senior Member

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    Ardivachar
    Some Snipes on the move this morning with 38 and 12 over the headland.
     
  2. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

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    Berneray
    The *Crane* was again seen this morning. Also 2 Lapland Buntings. The Snow Goose was still on Berneray but flew out to sea when disturbed by a farm vehicle.

    Loch Scolpaig, North Uist
    The *Great White Egret* was seen on the loch and then seen later on Loch Olavat.

    Loch Grogary, North Uist
    A drake *American Wigeon* seen on the loch today

    Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris
    The drake Surf Scoter is still present in Taransay Bay

    Loch Eaval, North Uist
    A drake *American Wigeon* was on the loch this morning

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    Great White Egret courtesy of Toby Green (Heatherlea)
     
  3. MisterT

    MisterT Always Birding

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    Out before the rain set in and found 2 Lapland Buntings on Askernish machair and 54 Barnacle Geese flew south just off shore

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    Meadow Pipit
     

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