7th January 2019

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

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 08:40 - 10:45
Weather: Wind W F7-8, cloud mostly 7/8 or 8/8, one light shower, temp 9.4C.

A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 8 Long-tailed Ducks (S), 5 Red-throated Divers (S), 2 Great Northern Divers (S), 6 Gannets (S), 3 Shag (N), 1 Cormorant (S), 1 Sanderling (S), 7 Kittiwakes(S) and 2 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 30, Wigeon 106, Great Northern Diver 2, Cormorant 7, Lapwing 62, Bar-tailed Godwit 25, Purple Sandpiper 35, Peregrine 1 and Hooded Crow 2