12th August 2017

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

  1. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

    Feb 7, 2017
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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

    Corn Bunting, courtesy of Mark Eaton
  2. MisterT

    MisterT Always Birding

    Feb 6, 2017
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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.

    Goldfinch on thistle
  3. BrianR

    BrianR Senior Member

    Feb 7, 2017
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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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