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Hawkeye

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

Balranald, North Uist
14 Lapland Buntings were there today.

Loch Sandary, North Uist
As well as the Little Egret (see Brians post above), a Coot, 34 Black-tailed Godwits and a juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull were on and around the loch

Clachan, South Uist
2 pale-bellied Brent Geese were off Hebridean Jewellery.

Ormiclate, South Uist
63 Black-tailed Godwits and 12 Pink-footed Geese were there today

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 07:40 - 10:50
Weather: Wind S f6 gust f8 veering SSW f6. 8/8 cloud and heavy showers. Temp 12C.

A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Pochard [adult male] (S), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (S), 4 Red-throated Divers (S), 8 Great Northern Divers (7S 1N), 561 Gannets (557 S 4N), 1 Shag (N), 2 Kittiwakes (1S 1N)< 1 Black-headed Gull (S), 2 Great Skua (S), 1 Atctic Skua [pale phase] (S), 16 Guillemots (S), 22 Razorbills (S), and 39 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Red-breasted Merganser 1, Red-throated Diver 2, Great Northern Diver 1, Pied Wagtail 1 and Meadow Pipit 2
 

Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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News from Tristan:-
A juvenile Long-tailed Skua was being thrown about in a southerly gale on the south side of the Braigh this morning. Hardly any other seabird movement, but 4 Long-tailed Ducks and 3 Common Scoters in the bay.
 
Likes: John Hansford