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5th December:

Lewis: The drake Lesser Scaup is still at Loch Stiapabhat.

North Uist: A Cackling Goose and Snow Goose were at Malaclate amongst the Barnacle Geese; also a Pink-footed Goose there.

South Uist: A juvenile / female Surf Scoter was off Rubha Aidr Mhicheil. A Little Egret was at West Loch Ollay. A Snow Bunting was at Ardvule.

Marine Sightings: 10 White-beaked Dolphins and a couple of Harbour Porpoise were seen off Tiumpan Head this afternoon.

Cackling Goose, Malaclate Snow Goose, Malaclate Cackling Goose and Snow Goose (Steve Duffield)


4th December:

St.Kilda: The female Snowy Owl is still on Hirta.

North Uist: A Cackling Goose was at Balemore this afternoon. A Chiffchaff was in Carinish.

Barra: The Surf Scoter was off Allasdale and a Siberian Chiffchaff was in Castlebay.

Marine Sightings: A Minke Whale was off Tiumpan Head.

Cackling Goose, Balemore, North Uist Cackling Goose (Steve Duffield)


3rd December:

South Uist: 2 Little Egrets were at the north end of Loch Bee at Clachan this morning.


2nd December:

Lewis: A juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was seen in a garden in Carloway.

South Uist: The Lesser Scaup was seen on Loch an Daill, Carnan again this morning. 2 Blackcaps and a Chiffchaff are in Askernish.

Barra: 2 Green-winged Teals were at Ardmhor and the Surf Scoter was off Allasdale.


1st December:

North Uist: A Cackling Goose was with Barnacle Geese in Knockintorran this afternoon whilst a Snow Bunting was on the machair there.

South Uist: The Lesser Scaup was reported from Loch an Daill, Carnan once again today. 6 Snow Buntings were at Ardvule.

Barra: 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs and 2 or 3 Chiffchaffs were in Castlebay.

Cackling Goose, Knockintorran, N Uist Cackling Goose, North Uist Cackling Goose (Steve Duffield)