National Rarity 30th April 2020

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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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News from Andrew:

30 Apr – female king eider with a small group of eider in the south bay at 8:40 this morning though the eiders had moved off by the time I got back with my camera!
Also 11 pink feet and 10 greylag heading NW, latter presumably Icelandic. c10 whimbrel and 15 white wagtails.
4 blackwits and pair of pintail still on Bornish machair floods

29 Apr – 18 blackwits and the pintail pair on the machair plus at least 10 sand martins. 1 Bonxie N, 8 wheatears and 20 white wagtails, 18 whimbrel at the point.

27 Apr – 47 brent geese on the point feeding. 2 swallows and 3 sand martins. 1 Arctic skua N
 
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