Local Rarity 12th November 2017

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

  1. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

    Feb 7, 2017
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    Borve, Berneray
    The Snow Goose and *Common Crane* are still to be found on the machair there. A Pintail was nearby at Rushgarry.

    South Glendale, South Uist
    Chiffchaff and Blackcap seen in a garden there

    Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
    A two hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 14 Long-tailed Ducks (N), 4 Red-breasted Mergansers (N), 25 Red-throated Divers (N), 3 Great Northern Divers (N), 9 Gannets (N), 34 Shag (2S 32N), 5 Cormorants (2S 3N), 4 Kittiwakes (N), 1 Guillemot (N) and 6 auk sp (N). A Great Northern Diver, 48 Golden Plover and 26 Twite were also in the area.

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
    12 Long-tailed Tits were in Willowglen today

    Carinish, North Uist
    A male Siskin seen there today
  2. MisterT

    MisterT Always Birding

    Feb 6, 2017
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    37 Whooper Swans were on Loch Hallan along with 2 pair of Goldeneye. One of the two Little Egrets was also there while the other remained on Loch na Liana Moire at Daliburgh. At Kilpheder it was good to see 9 Greenland White Fronted Geese amongst the Greylags especially as 3 were juveniles.

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    Little egret, Loch Hallan & Daliburgh. White-fronts, Kilpheder

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