12th August 2017

Discussion in '2017 Bird Sightings' started by Hawkeye, Aug 12, 2017.

  1. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

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    A Sabine's Gull was seen from the Stornoway - Ullapool ferry today circa 8 Km north-west of Priest Island (Highland Region)

    Loch Sandray, North Uist
    280 Golden Plover around the loch earlier today

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    Corn Bunting, courtesy of Mark Eaton
     
  2. MisterT

    MisterT Always Birding

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    17 Black-tailed Godwits at were at Loch Hallan late this afternoon, while 200+ Lapwings were on newly mowed fields at Askernish with 120+ Sand Martins hawking insects over the same fields.

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    Goldfinch on thistle
     
  3. BrianR

    BrianR Senior Member

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    Roger Safford saw two Slavonian Grebes off the W side of the Berneray causeway today. An early date - usually first turn up in second half of September. Two late August records since the turn of the century and earliest ever was a bird on 25th July that remained until 14th August 2007.
     

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