12th December 2017

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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Loch Sandary, North Uist
3 Coot seen on the loch today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
A two hour seawatch this morning produced 5 Eider (N), 6 Long-tailed Duck (5S 1N), 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (N), 9 Red-throated Divers (8S 1N), 1 Great Northern Diver (S), 2 Gannets (1S 1N), 49 Shag (9S 40N) and 2 Cormorants (S). Also present in the area were Wigeon 12, Teal 8, Tufted Duck 36, Goldeneye 2, Red-breasted Merganser 3, Red-throated Diver 2, Great Northern Diver 2, Cormorant 14, Hen Harrier 1, White-tailed Eagle 1, Common Buzzard 1, Lapwing 43, Golden Plover 15, Redshank 35, Knot 1, Purple Sandpiper 70, Merlin 1, Hooded Crow 3, Raven 4, Meadow Pipit 8, Rock Pipit 2, Twite 9