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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st June 2020. Updated throughout the day

Europie, Isle of Lewis
A Rose-coloured Starling was there this morning. A Black-tailed Godwit was nearby at Stoth

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 06:40-09:20
Weather: Wind SSE veering S f4-5, initially 8/8 cloud but some sunny breaks later. Temp 12-13C.

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Eider (S), 3 Common Scoter (S), 4 Red-breasted Mergansers (S), 7 Fulmar (6S 1N), 129 Manx Shearwaters (116S 13N), 295 Gannets (291S 4N), 1 Shag (N), 3 Whimbrel (S - high in off the sea), 6 Kittiwakes (S), 1 Great Skua(S), 2 Arctic Skua (S), 20 Guillemots (S), 24 Razorbills (S) and 74 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area Tufted Duck 2, Red-breasted Merganser 1, Cormorant 12, Ringed Plover 6, Turnstone 16, Black-headed Gull 14, Great Black-backed Gull 6, Herring Gull 83, Lesser Black-backed Gull 3, Arctic Tern 18, Rock Dove 24, Merlin 1, Sand Martin 13, Wheatear 1, Pied Wagtail 1

Rose-coloured Starling (C) and courtesy of Sam Elmer


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
An unseasonal Long-tailed Duck was still off Traigh Bhialais, Vatersay this afternoon and a Siskin was at Brevig.