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

Baleshare, North Uist
A Snow Bunting, juvenile and a second winter Glaucous Gull were on the island today

Balivanich, Benbecula
A Grey Phalarope was off shore there early afternoon

North Bay, South Uist
A Grey Phalarope was seen there briefly this morning

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:35-11:25
Weather: Wind WSW-W f6-7 gust f9. Initially 8/8 cloud with showers, becoming brighter with sunny spells. Temp 8C.

A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 3 Long-tailed Ducks (S), 9 Red-throated Divers (8S 1N), 3 Shag (S), 52 Kittiwakes 1 Great Skua (S), 1Long-tailed Skua [juvenile dark morph] (S), 1 Guillemot (S), 2 Razorbills (S), 3 Black Guillemots (S) and 7 auk sp.
Also present in the area were Barnacle Goose 2, Greylag Goose 82, Gadwall 2, Wigeon 8, Tufted Duck 16, Cormorant 22, Lapwing 23, Golden Plover 5, Grey Plover 2, Purple Sandpiper 3, Great Black-backed Gull 5
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