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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th May 2021. Updated throughout the day

Butt of Lewis
Four Tree Sparrows seen there this morning. A Wood Sandpiper was seen nearby at Loch Stiapabhat in the afternoon

Loch Barvas, Lewis
The two Little Stints were seen there again this afternoon

Aird an Runair, North Uist
A Curlew Sandpiper was there this morning. An Iceland Gull was seen on the reserve later in the day

Loch Sandary, North Uist
Two Iceland Gulls were still in fields by the loch

Orasay, South Uist
A Glaucous Gull was again by the causeway today