8th August 2017

Discussion in '2017 Bird Sightings' started by Hawkeye, Aug 8, 2017.

  1. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

    Feb 7, 2017
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    Ardivachar, South Uist
    The Iceland Gull is still present today. A juvenile Cuckoo also seen in the area

    North Ford
    240 Bar-tailed Godwits and 8 Greenshank seen this morning

    Borve, Benbecula
    85 Golden Plover and a single Black-tailed Godwit on the mowed fields

    Juvenile Cuckoo courtesy of Mark Eaton
  2. MisterT

    MisterT Always Birding

    Feb 6, 2017
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    Only a single Black-tailed Godwit to be found today between Frobost and Orosay, that being at Boisdale on the mowed fields. A corncrake was also calling there. Here at Askenish, a juvenile Cuckoo was seen by Bill this afternoon and then again in the evening.

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    Juvenile Swallow sitting out the afternoon rain & juvenile Cuckoo
  3. BrianR

    BrianR Senior Member

    Feb 7, 2017
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    North Uist: ten Black-tailed Godwits were in a recently cut field at at Teanamachar (Baleshare) this morning; up to six juvenile Stonechats have been present on any one morning in Carinish recently.


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