12th January 2018

Discussion in '2018 Bird Sightings' started by Hawkeye, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

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    Ness, Isle of Lewis
    4 Snow Buntings seen there this morning

    Loch Mor, Benbecula
    2 Little Egrets were on the loch this morning.

    Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
    A two hour seawatch this morning produced 11 Eider (S), 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (1S1N), 7 Red-throated Divers (S), 6 Gannets (4S 2N), 17 Shag (N), 2 Cormorants (N), 2 Kittiwakes (1S 1N) and 3 Razorbills (S).
    Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 31, Wigeon 17, Tufted Duck 14, Goldeneye 1, Red-throated Diver 1, Cormorant 14, Lapwing 55, Golden Plover 2, Bar-tailed Godwit 18, Peregrine 1, Hooded Crow 14, Raven 2, Twite 45 and Snow Bunting 3.

    Loch Bornish, South Uist
    9 Snow Buntings were seen by the loch this morning

    South Glendale, South Uist
    The Brambling is still to be found in a garden there

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    Snow Buntings courtesy of Sam Hawkins
     
  2. MisterT

    MisterT Always Birding

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    Most birds keeping their heads down in the wind but there were 6 Snow Buntings on the beach at Frobost this afternoon

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    Long-tailed Duck
     
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