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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th June 2019. Updated throughout the day

Carinish, North Uist
A Rose-coloured Starling and a Lesser Whitethroat were seen there this afternoon

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:10 - 09:20
Weather: Wind mostly SW F3, generally cloudy but a few bright periods. Temp 11-12 C.

A 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 1 *Surf Scoter* [adult female] (S), 21 Common Scoters (S), 1 Red-throated Divers (N), 1 *White-billed Diver* [2CY] (N), 3 Great Northern Divers (2S 1N), 5 Storm Petrels (S), 6 Fulmars (2S 4N), 87 Manx Shearwaters (S), 75 Gannets (67S 8N), 1 Shag (N), 1 Cormorant (N), 6 Kittiwakes (S),1 Arctic Skua (S), 8 Guillemots (5S 3N), 10 Razorbills (S), 68 auk sp (63S 5N) and 1 Swallow (N -flew out to sea).
Also present in the area were Tufted Duck 8, Cormorant 11, Arctic Tern 14, Sand Martin 4, Pied Wagtail 3 and Twite 4
 

BrianR

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Feb 7, 2017
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The non-breeding plumaged Curlew Sandpiper, first seen on the 9th, was still present at Aird an Runair, North Uist this morning.

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