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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd October 2020. Updated throughout the day

North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis
A Carrion Crow was again seen on Traigh Mhor with a Hooded Crow

Loch Paible, North Uist
The two ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were there again today

Loch na Paisg, Baleshare
Three ***Blue-winged Teal*** were seen there today

Gleann, Barra
Two Hawfinch, a Yellow-browed Warbler, two Siberian Chiffchaffs, Garden Warbler and Blackcap were there today

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:50-12:10
Weather: Wind SW veering WSW f5-6, mix of sunny spells and cloudy periods. Temp 9-10C.

A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (N), 4 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (S), 7 Red-throated Divers (S), 5 Great Northern Divers (S), 303 Gannets (291S 12N), 2 Shag (1S 1N), 13 Cormorants (S), 2 Purple Sandpipers (S), 53 Kittiwakes (S), 1 Glaucous Gull [juvenile] (S), 5 Razorbills (S) and 1 Black Guillemot (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 63, Tufted Duck 14, Golden Eagle1, White-tailed Eagle1, Grey Plover 2, Ringed Plover 26, Curlew 3, Turnstone 16, Sanderling 48, Dunlin 16, Rock Dove 85, Hooded Crow 6, Raven 1, Skylark 3 and Pied Wagtail 1
Likes: John Hansford