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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th September 2020. Updated throughout the day

Butt of Lewis
A juvenile Dotterel and 38 Lapland Bunting were to the south-west of the lighthouse this morning

Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis
The juvenile ***Semipalmated Sandpiper*** was again seen on the beach

Baleshare, North Uist
A ***Baird's Sandpiper*** was at the north-west end of Lag Gorm this morning. The two *Buff-breasted Sandpipers* and a Lapland Bunting were also there

Eochar, South Uist
A Curlew Sandpiper was on the mud flats by Hebridean Jewellery this morning and three were there in the evening

North Boisdale, South Uist
A Whimbrel and four Black-tailed Godwits were on the machair

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 09:45-15:35
Weather: Wind SW f6 gust f7, 8/8 cloud, heavy rain, variable mist at sea. Temp 14-15C

A near six hour seawatch today produced 12 Red-throated Divers (S), 1 Black-throated Diver (S), 1 Great Northern Diver (S), 7 Storm Petrels (S), 1 Leach's Petrel (S), 98 Fulmars (S), 37 Manx Shearwaters (S), 946 Gannets (944S 2N), 6 Golden Plover (S - in off the sea), 9 Kittiwakes (S), 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull (S), 1 Great Skua (S), 1 Arctic Skua (S), 29 Razorbills (S) and 42 auk sp (S).
A Teal and a Red-throated Diver were also in the area

Dotterel 1.jpg
Dotterel (C) and courtesy of Rob Lewis
Likes: John Hansford