National Rarity 20th June 2020

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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th June 2020. Updated throughout the day

Stinky Bay, Benbecula
The 2CY Glaucous Gull was there again today

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:35-09:30
Weather: Wind S f3 veering SSW f4. 8/8 cloud becoming slightly brighter. Temp 10C increasing to 16C.

A three hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Greylag Geese (N), 2 Red-throated Divers (S), 1 Great Northern Diver (S), 7 Storm Petrels (S), 3 Fulmar (1N 2S), 43 Manx Shearwaters (S), 16 Gannets (10N 6S), 1 Shag (N), 1 Cormorant (S), 3 Whimbrel (S - off thr sea), 5 Kittiwake (S), 1 Guillemot (S), 4 Razorbill (S) and 23 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Cormorant 13, Ringed Plover 8, Turnstone 22, Sanderling 5, Dunlin 1, ***Bonaparte's Gull*** 1 (2CY), Arctic Tern 16, Sand Martin 17, Wheatear 1, Pied Wagtail 3, Common Seal 8