Patch Birding Yvonne's Patchwork Challenge 2021

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YvonneB

OH Bird Recorder
Feb 5, 2017
635
73
#1
A fab day out on the patch twice today, first thing this morning as soon as it was getting light and late afternoon. Ended the day on 42 species.

1. Blackbird - first bird on the list for 2021 :)
2. Tufted Duck
3. Greylag Goose
4. Starling
5. House Sparrow
6. Goldfinch
7. Rock Dove
8. Raven
9. Song Thrush
10. Buzzard
11. Golden Plover
12. Curlew
13. Turnstone
14. Herring Gull
15. Purple Sandpiper
16. Shag
17. Eider
18. Red-breasted Merganser
19. Redwing
20. Skylark
21. Lapwing
22. Twite
23. Whooper Swan
24. Mallard
25. Goldeneye
26. Teal
27. Mute Swan
28. Wigeon
29. Little Grebe
30. Oystercatcher
31. Ringed Plover
32. Sanderling
33. Great Black-backed Gull
34. Red-throated Diver
35. Great Northern Diver
36. Greenfinch
37. Bar-tailed Godwit
38. Long-tailed Duck
39. Dunnock
40. Chaffinch
41. Common Gull
42. Cormorant
 

YvonneB

OH Bird Recorder
Feb 5, 2017
635
73
#3
A morning walk on the patch brought me a few new species :) Chatted over the fence with @Bill Neill on my way back, he'd had Water Rail in his garden.

44. White-tailed Eagle (being mobbed by a Raven)
45. Rock Pipit
46. Hen Harrier
47. Robin (in the garden this afternoon)

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Looking from the patch towards Ben Mor

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Askernish beach looking towards Barra. Even though it was just at the back of 10am the sun hadn't risen very high in the sky.