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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th September 2020, Updated throughout the day

Loch Stiapavat, Isle of Lewis
Two Black-tailed Godwits and 42 Curlew were there this afternoon

Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis
Two Lapland Buntings were seen there today

Loch Mheacleit, Isle of Lewis
An adult Long-tailed Skua flew south inland over the loch today

Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis
The juvenile ***Semipalmated Sandpiper*** was seen on the beach again early afternoon.

Barvas, Isle of Lewis
The 1CY *Mediterranean Gull* was on the beach again today

Clachan a Luib, North Uist
Five Whooper Swans were there today

Coot Loch, Benbecula
A single Black-tailed Godwit and 15 Sand Martins were there today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:25-12:10
Weather: Wind SW veering WSW f6-7, cloudy with rain and squalls at first, long sunny spells later. Temp 13-14 C

A near six hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (N), 1 Common Scoter [female] (S), 9 Red-throated Divers (S), 4 Leach's Petrels (S), 15 Fulmars (S), 2 Sooty Shearwaters (S), 82 Manx Shearwaters (S), 970 Gannets (963S 7N), 6 Shag (N), 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (S), 3 Turnstones (S), 1 *Buff-breasted Sandpipier* (in off the sea and continued south), 13 Kittiwakes (12S 1N), 1 *Sabine's Gull* [juvenile] (S), 1 Arctic Tern [juvenile] (S), 2 Great Skuas (S), 16 Razorbills (S) and 12 auk sp (S).
A Peregrine was also in the area