24th April 2020

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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
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Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th April 2020. Updated throughout the day

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
A Turtle Dove was seen in Sandwick Road early evening

Carinish, North Uist
3 Willow Warblers, 4 Swallows, 3 Lesser Redpolls and 2 Pink-footed Geese were around the township while 1 Little Tern, 9 Long-tailed Ducks and 2 Common Terns were on North Ford

Stinky Bay, Benbecula
A 2CY Little Gull was feeding there this morning before flying to Loch Mor where it remained into the afternoon. A Whimbrel and a Black-tailed Godwit were also present. 7 Whimbrel were seen nearby at Borve Point with many White Wagtails. A Cuckoo was in Torlum and 20 Whimbrel were at Griminish

South Glendale, South Uist
Two Tree Sparrows, a female Blackcap and a Cuckoo were seen in a graden there
 
Likes: John Hansford

Hawkeye

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News from Andrew

Little gull still at Ardvule this morning in the misty gloom. At least 30 white wags, 20 whimbrel and a snow bunting there. 8 knot amongst waders on the south beach.
22 blackwits and pair of pintail still on flooded pools on Bornish machair.

Two swallows at the house this eve and a cuckoo in Bornish yest evening but not seen today.

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