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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 October 2019. Updated throughout the day

Ness, Isle of Lewis
A Swallow was there today

Barvas, Isle of Lewis
45 Pink-footed Geese were seen in a field there

Borve, Berneray
Circa 1000 Barnacle geese and 7 Pink-footed Geese were seen there today

Baleshare, North Uist
*American Golden Plover* an adult bird is still present there this morning (on machair opposite Loch na Paisg). 750 Barnacle Geese were also in the area

Kilaulay, South Uist
A **White-rumped Sandpipers** was on Mol Mor today

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Pink feet (C) and courtesy of Graham Forsyth. Swallow (C) and courtesy of Sam Elmer
 
Likes: John Hansford

BrianR

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From David Henshilwood: Slavonian Grebe, 12 Long-tailed Ducks and 32 Common Scoter off Rubha Bhoisnis, Berneray this afternoon. Also Coot and 49 Black-tailed Godwits at Loch Sandary, North Uist.
 
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Hawkeye

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News from Tristan at Ness:-
Another day's birding in Ness. No sign of the Long-billed Dowitcher, confirming our impression from yesterday evening that it had left.

Birds seen today:
Butt of Lewis: 11 Snow Bunting, 39 Twite
Port of Ness: 5 Blackcaps, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Brambling
Eoropie: 2 Brambling
Loch Stiapabhat: 3 Whooper Swans, 24 Barnacle Geese, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 1 Black-tailed Godwit (juv), 85 Curlews
North Dell: 1 Woodpigeon (presumed migrant)
 
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