Scottish Rarity 9th October 2017

Discussion in '2017 Bird Sightings' started by Hawkeye, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Eyes and Ears Everywhere

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    Balgarva, South Uist
    The **White-rumped Sandpiper** and 2 Little Stints were still present late morning on the beach opposite the thatched holiday cottage

    Lochmaddy, North Uist
    The *Common Rosefinch* and Yellow-browed Warbler are still present

    Oban Trumisgarry, North Uist
    A drake *American Wigeon* still on the loch .

    Loch Paible, North Uist
    A juvenile Little Stint, 2 pale-bellied Brent Geese and 740 Barnacle Geese seen today

    Balranald, North Uist
    250+Barnacle Geese seen on the reserve

    Loch Sandray, North Uist
    11 Ruff and 2 Swallows seen around the loch

    Loch Bhrusda, Berneray.
    The Snow Goose and 13 Pink-footed Geese were on the loch. The *Common Crane* was also seen again on Berneray

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    Common Rosefinch & Common Crane courtesy of Toby Green (Heatherlea Birding)
     
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  2. Paul Boyer

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    A Great White Egret was on Loch Olabhat by the road to Griminish Harbour on North Uist at 12:15 today
     
  3. BrianR

    BrianR Senior Member

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    A day late for completing WeBS count for Loch Paible, North Uist. There had been a good arrival of Barnacle Geese - a count of 1,900 (Alex MacAulay had noted small small numbers arriving over the previous few days) before many moved off to the S. A Pink-foot and a couple of pale-bellied Brents were amongst the throng. As noted above there was a juvenile Little Stint, also five Ruff.
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  4. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Senior Member

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    Ardivachar.
    A quiet day with just 4 Barnacle Geese flying over late afternoon.
     

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