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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st December 2020. Updated throughout the day

Hirta, St. Kilda
The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen in village bay today

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
A Hawfinch is still visiting a garden there

Baleshare, North Uist
Six Glaucous Gulls (2CY and five 1CY) were seen on the island this afternoon

Ardivachar, South Uist
A Glaucous Gull was there today

Askernish, South Uist
A Common Chiffchaff was in the township

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:20-10:45
Weather: Wind S veering SSW f3-4.8/8 cloud, occasional very light drizzle. Temp 9-10c

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Mallard [S - pair in off the sea], 9 Eider (S), 2 Long-tailed Ducks (S), 8 Red-throated Divers (7S 1N), 1 Great Northern Diver (N), 65 Shag (3S 62N), 2 Kittiwakes (S) and 1 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 135, Pink-footed Goose 1, Shelduck 2, Wigeon 10, Teal 1, Tufted Duck 13, Red-breasted Merganser 1, Great Northern Diver 1, Cormorant 22, White-tailed Eagle 1, Golden Plover 1, Grey Plover 1, Ringed Plover 61, Curlew 6, Sanderling 30, Dunlin 32, Purple Sandpiper 16, Glaucous Gull 1 [juvenile], Rock Pipit 2, Twite 40
Likes: John Hansford