22nd April 2019

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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 22nd April 2019. Updated throughout the day.

Sollas, North Uist
3 Arctic Skuas seen over the beach

Loch Dusary, North Uist
43 Pink-footed Geese were seen.

Baleshare, North Uist
22 Black-tailed Godwits reported

North Ford, North Uist
2 Arctic Terns

Loch Mor, Benbecula
1 Whimbrel, 4 Common Terns and 108 Black-tailed Godwits were reported.

Coot Loch, Benbecula
2 Common Terns and 217 Black-tailed Godwits were present

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Seawatch today 06:55 - 09:50
Weather: Wind S - SSE f5-6, bright and sunny throughout watch. Temp 12 - 14C

Red-throated Diver 5S, Great Northern Diver 1S, Fulmar 44S 6N, Gannet 62S 7N, Shag 4N, Whimbrel 1S, Kittiwake 42S 1N, Arctic Tern 2S, Great Skua 1S, Guillemot 2S, Razorbill/Guillemot 5S 2N, Razprbill 5S, Woodpigeon 1N (John comment's that this is a first for the site), Meadow Pipit 3S (in off the sea from the west).

Also present: Greylag Goose 4, Wigeon 1, Teal 5, Tufted Duck 12, Eider 43, Red-breasted Merganser 5, Red-throated Diver 2, Great Northern Diver 3, Cormorant 12, Common Buzzard 1, Whimbrel 3, Black-tailed Godwit 72, Turnstone 110, Redshank 35, Great Black-backed Gull 29, Glaucous Gull 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull 2, Hooded Crow 3, Sand Martin 6, Swallow 1, Wheatear 2, White Wagtail 2, Pied Wagtail 1
 

BrianR

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Feb 7, 2017
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At Aird an Runair, North Uist this morning there was an Iceland Gull, at least 35 Black-tailed Godwits and five White Wagtails.

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A ♂ Scaup was on nearby Loch na Reivil, Hougarry.
 
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