Local Rarity 13th November 2017

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  1. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

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    Boisdale, South Uist
    The *American Golden Plover* was still present today - see MisterT's post below

    Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
    A 2.5 hour seawatch this morning produced 7 Eider (3S 4N), 4 Long-tailed Duck (3S 1N), 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (N), 2 Red-throated Divers (1S 1N), 2 Great Northern Divers (1S 1N), 4 Gannets (3S 1N), 47 Shag (3S 44N), 4 Cormorants (S) and a juvenile White-tailed Eagle (N). 64 Wigeon, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Red-throated Diver, 200 Sanderling and a Peregrine were also in the area

    Butt of Lewis
    A Sooty Shearwater was seen flying south
     
  2. MisterT

    MisterT Always Birding

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    The American Golden Plover was still present today on the fields behind the houses at North Boisdale, South Uist. Nearer to home, one of the Little Egrets was still on Loch Hallan this afternoon.

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    Distant shots of the AGP in todays rain & gloom
     
  3. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

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    News from Andrew Stevenson:-

    Little Egret at lunchtime at Loch Fada Benbecula and still 1 chiffchaff in my garden (Bornish)
     

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