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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th October 2020. Updated throughout the day

Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis
A Slavonian Grebe was there this morning

Grenitote, North Uist
A single Pink-footed Goose and 15 Lapland Bunting (including a flock of 12) were seen at Udal at first light

Loch Paible, North Uist
The two ***Cackling Geese*** were there again this morning. Two Lapland Buntings were at the south end of the loch. A Yellow-browed Warbler was at Paiblesgarry

Loch Sandary, North Uist
A juvenile Iceland Gull was seen there this morning. 11 Whooper Swans were on the loch

Druidibeg Plantation, South Uist
20+ Fieldfare were seen there before heading south-west

Balnabodach, Barra
A Short-eared Owl was seen there this morning

Slavonian grebe IMG_2031 Steve dodd.jpg
Slavonian Grebe (C) Steve Dodd
 
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Bruce

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Feb 25, 2017
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Barra.
At least 4 Siberian Chiffchaffs around the island today. Our 2nd Treecreeper of the autumn was at Creachan along with 1+ Pied Flycatcher, 2 Siskins and a few Yellow-brows. Numbers of Chaffinch, Brambling and Fieldfare increased and included a flock of c40 of the latter at Creachan.
 

Andrew

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Feb 25, 2017
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A new y-b warbler in my garden today also at least 1 blackcap, chiffchaff and 3 brambling plus a few redwing.

13 Oct - 2 fieldfare & 30+ redwing in my garden along with 2 blackcaps, chiffchaff and 5 brambling

12 Oct - single y-b warbler at North Loch Eynort in the morning.

cheers, Andrew