29th November 2018

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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th November 2018. Updated throughout the day

Peninerine, South Uist
17 Snow Buntings were there today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:20 - 11:50
Weather: [Wind last night SW F7-8] Today wind S F4-5, 8/8 high cloud, dull, temp 8 - 9C.

A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese (S), 12 Eider (9S 3N), 16 Long-tailed Duck (S), 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (S), 8 Red-throated Divers (7S 1N), 2 Black-throated Divers (S), 9 Great Norther Divers (S), 51 Gannets (S), 15 Shag (3S 12N), 257 Kittiwakes (256S 1N), 8 Guillemots (S), 6 Black Guillemots (S) and 1 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 38, Wigeon 26, Teal 6, Tufted Duck 12, Goldeneye 1, Red-throated Diver 1, Great Northern Diver 4, Cormorant 12, Curlew 34, Bar-tailed Godwit 10, Turnstone 55, Knot 1, Purple Sandpiper 4, Redshank 14, Hooded Crow 15, Raven 2, Pied Wagtail 1 and Rock Pipit 1
 
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Bruce

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Feb 25, 2017
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On Barra the parvipes type Canada Goose was still at Borve this morning. 25 Snow Buntings were on the beach at Eoligarry and 53 Brent Geese including the ringed bird from last week were at Traigh Mhor. 3 Slavonian Grebes were off Ardmhor including one just a few feet from the slipway; probably the most sheltered bit of water in the area today. 4 Common Redpolls were at Castlebay.

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