Local Rarity 22nd March 2018

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Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd March 2018

Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis
The drake *Ring-necked Duck* is still to be found on the loch and a Snow Bunting was nearby on Tiumpan Head

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
A juvenile Kumlien's Gull, 3 juvenile Glaucous Gulls and 25 Iceland Gulls (including 3 adults) were in the Harbour and Goat Island area today

Isle of Grimsay
A Great Tit has been visiting a garden there for the past 3 days, and today it was joined by another

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Weather: Wind SSW F6-7, 8/8 cloud, murky and dull. Temp 7.7C
A three hour seawatch this morning produced 3 Eider (S), 1 Long-tailed Duck (S), 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (S), 1 Red-throated Diver (N), 1 Great Northern Diver (N), 25 Gannets (14S 11N), 34 Shag (10S 24N), 3 Cormorants (2S 1N), 2 Kittwakes (1S 1N), 1 Guillemot (S), 31 Razorbills (30S 1N) and 1 Black Guillemot (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 23, Wigeon 42, Shoveler 2, Shag 15, Cormorant 19, White-tailed Eagle 1, Golden Plover 3, Black-headed Gull 9, Common Gull 140, Kumlien's Gull 1 (3CY), Iceland Gull 1 (2CY), Herring Gull 50, Peregrine 1 and an Otter