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

Lionel, Isle of Lewis
A Rose-coloured Starling was seen on the machair this morning.

Knockaird, Isle of Lewis
Late news of two Rose-coloured Starlings seen in the township yesterday

Ballantrushal, Isle of Lewis
Late news one Rose-coloured Starling seen in the township yesterday

Claddach Baleshare, North Uist
A Whitethroat was seen there today

Stinky Bay, Benbecula
The Glaucous Gull was again seen there and four Black-tailed Godwits were at the north end of Loch Mor

Carnan, South Uist
A Common Redpoll was still visiting a garden there

Ardivachar, South Uist
A Long-tailed Skua flew north at at 11:52 today. Circa 240 Bar-tailed Godwits, 600 Sanderling, 430 Dunlin and three Little Terns were also there.
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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
It's not everyday a Corncrake pays you a vist - seen in a Lewis garden earlier today :)



Photos courtesy of and (c) Keith Anderson