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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd October 2019. Updated throughout the day

Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis
8 Whooper Swans were seen on the lock this morning which increased to 15 mid afternoon

Northton, Isle of Harris
A Swallow and two Redwings were there this morning.

Sollas, North Uist
A Snow Bunting was on the beach today

Lochboisedale, South Uist
A Rose-coloured Starling has been visiting a garden there

Isle of Barra
A Brambling, Tree Sparrow, Yellow-browed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and 30+ Redwings were seen around the island today.

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:10 - 10:40
Weather: Wind N F3, bright and sunny. Temp 6C increasing to 9C
A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 4 Teal (N), 5 Eider (N), 1 Red-throated Diver (S), 2 Great Northern Divers (S), 51 Gannets (9S 42N), 25 Shag (9S 16N), 2 Cormorants (N), 6 Guillemots (2S 4N), 1 Razorbill (S), 25 auk sp (6S 19N) and 37 Skylarks (N).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 196, Teal 8, Tufted Duck 5, Red-throated Diver 1, Great Northern Diver 3, Cormorant 16, White-tailed Eagle 1, Common Buzzard 1, Lapwing 57, Golden Plover 44, Curlew 9, Bar-tailed Godwit 9, Black-tailed Godwit 1, Sanderling 12, Dunlin 10, Purple Sandpiper 1, Snipe 3, Black-headed Gull 1, Merlin 1, Peregrine 1, Hooded Crow 1, Raven 2, Skylark 4, Pied Wagtail 5, Meadow Pipit 10, Rock Pipit 2, Twite 4 and Linnet 6
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Likes: John Hansford


Active Member
Jul 26, 2019
Today on St Kilda:
Female Snowy Owl still present in Village, 15 Golden Plover, 2 Snow Bunting, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Merlin, minimum 30 Redwing, 1 Raven, 2 Hooded Crow, & 1 Wood Pigeon.
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