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Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
After completing a WeBS count at Baleshare, North Uist I stopped to scan through a flock of Golden Plover that were outside the count area and opposite Loch na Paisg. On the fringes of the flock was a moulting adult American Golden Plover. It was pretty distant and I wasn't able to obtain any worthwhile photos.



Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th October 2019. Updated throughout the day

Loch Paible, North Uist
2 **White-rumped Sandpipers** and 2 ***Cackling Geese*** were seen there this afternoon.

Balranald, North Uist
100 Pink-footed Geese flew south-east and 6 Pink-footed Geese were amongst the Greylags. A Wheatear on the shore.

Loch Sandary, North Uist
6 Black-tailed Godwits and a Coot on and around the loch

Langass Lodge, North Uist
A Yellow-browed Warbler, male Blackcap, Treecreeper and a Fieldfare were there today. 14 Whooper Swans were seen flying south.

A Yellow-browed Warbler seen on the island this morning.

Loch Tangasdale, Barra
The juvenile *Ring-necked Duck* was still there today [see @Bruce post below]
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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
News from Andrew:-

Rose-coloured Starling still in Lochboisdale though somewhat elusive only seen perched on a roof briefly mid afternoon Also 36 barnacle geese east and a fieldfare there.
Blackcap and 2 brambling in my garden this afternoon


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
On Barra the juv Ring-necked Duck was still on Loch Tangasdale. It seems to be a good autumn for Ring Ouzels; my 4th in the past 3 days was at Glen this morning and another was reported from Ardmhor. There were small influxes of Siskin and Brambling around the island and 2 Lesser Whitethroats and a Yellow-browed Warbler were seen by others.

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Chris Johnson

Senior Member
Feb 11, 2017
Just 42 barnacle geese flying south today. Interestingly, they returned half and hour later, heading for North Bay, clearly looking for somewhere to a land.