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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th November 2023. Updated throughout the day

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
7 Waxwings were there today with 3 still in Kennedy Terrace where 3 Blackcaps (1male, 2 female) were also present

Bayhead, North Uist
A Rook was there early afternoon

Loch Bornish, South Uist
A juvenile/female Velvet Scoter was seen there today

South Glendale, South Uist
A Waxwing, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Woodcock were visiting a garden there


Always Birding
5 Waxwings and a Goldcrest still in the garden here at Askernish. A Siskin and Brambling were visiting a nearby garden and a Long-tailed Duck was on Loch na Ciuthe Moire, a welcome addition to the "seen from garden" list

Waxwing photo by @YvonneB