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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th February 2019. Updated throughout the day

Grenitote, North Uist
A *European White-fronted Goose* was there along with two Cackling x Barnacle Geese hybrids. 2 Pink-footed Geese were nearby at Sgiobanias

Malacleit, North Uist
Circa 200 Snow Buntings were on the machair this morning

Coot Loch, Benbecula
The drake *Ringed-neck Duck* and pair of Pintail were again on the loch

Stilligarry, South Uist
A Little Egret was again seen on Loch Bee by the side of the road
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The juv Iceland Gull was at Castlebay again today. My first Pied Wagtail of the year was at Eoligarry and the first Woodpigeon was at Northbay.