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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd December 2020. Updated throughout the day

Balivanich, Benbecula
A female Common Scoter was seen offshore

Ardivachar, South Uist
A 1CY Iceland Gull and Lapland Bunting were to the south on Eochar machair

Carnan, South Uist
Two Brambling and a Water Rail were seen in a garden there

Rubha Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:35-10:50
Weather: Wind WSW f6 gust f8. Mix of bright sunny spells and some heavy showers. Temp 7c falling to 5c.

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1 Red-throated Diver (S), 1 Great Northern Diver (S), 1 Fulmar (S), 14 Gannets (S), 11 Shag (N), 1 Cormorant (S), 1 Kittiwake (S), 3 Guillemots (S), 6 Razorbills (S) and 3 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 117, Wigeon 6, Tufted Duck 13, Red-breasted Merganser 1, Red-throated Diver 1, Great Northern Diver 2, Cormorant 18, Ringed Plover 76, Bar-tailed Godwit 17
Likes: John Hansford