8th November 2018

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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 8th November 2018. Updated throughout the day

Barvas, Isle of Lewis
A Waxwing was there this morning

South Glendale, South Uist
4 Blackcaps (1 male and 3 female) were in a garden there

Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist
Counting period: 07:40 - 10:00
Weather: Wind SSE F4-5, variable cloud, brighter later.

A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Wigeon (S), 3 Eider (S), 3 Long-tailed Duck (2S 1N), 15 Red-throated Divers (S), 6 Great Northern Divers (4S 2N), 31 Gannets (24S 7N), 5 Shag (N), 1 Cormorant (S), 1 Kittiwake (S), 1 Guillemot (S), 1 Razorbill (S), 1 Black Guillemot(S) and 6 auk sp (S).
Also present in the area were Greylag Goose 13, Wigeon 21, Tufted Duck 4, Goldeneye 1, Red-breasted Merganser 3, Red-throated Diver 2, Great Northern Diver 1, Cormorant 22, Common Buzzard 1, Purple Sandpiper 4, Black-headed Gull 2, Raven 2 and Twite 378
 

Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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News from Tony Marr at Ness

There were 2 Glaucous Gulls this morning at Loch Stiapabhat – an adult and a juvenile, separately
A Ruff was among Golden Plover on the nearby machair.

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adult Glaucous Gull (C) and courtesy of Tony Marr
 

Bruce

Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
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On Barra today the Canada Goose was still at Borve with c210 Barnacle Geese, 2 Pink-footed and c90 Greylags. 20 Pale-bellied Brents were at Traigh Mhor. A Chiffchaff was at Northbay House and a Blackcap was at Creachen.

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Hawkeye

Eyes and Ears Everywhere
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News from Andrew in Bornish

Little Egret still at Bornish in the flooded field by the Church this afternoon. Also 22 blackwits on Loch Bornish. Single pink-foot with the greylags there and 4 adult Greenland White-fronted Geese on the machair.

7/11- juvenile Glaucous Gull at West Gerinish on the flooded machair

6-8/11 – single Woodcock in the garden, Bramblings have dropped from 4 to one.