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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th January 2020. Updated throughout the day

Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis
Two adult Glaucous Gulls and an adult Iceland Gull were seen there today

Balranald, North Uist
The two ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were seen on the reserve again today. 5 Pintail (4 female and a drake) were nearby on Loch nam Feithean.

Baleshare, North Uist
Four Glaucous Gulls were seen at Eachcamish today

Ardmhor, Barra
A drake *Green-winged Teal* was in the channel leading to the ferry terminal. A juvenile Glaucous Gull was also there

Loch Tangasdale, Barra
The *Ringed-necked Duck* was again seen on the loch

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Green-winged Teal (C) and courtesy of Ian Ricketts
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