Another early entry tonight as as I an away out shortly to go to the "Islay birds nerds", so here goes...James on Sunday had a flock of 300 Golden Plover in a field close to his house, there were 95 Skylarks present too. Yesterday on the estuary at Gruinart, James had 2 White tailed Sea Eagles, on the floods James spotted the Green winged Teal out in front of the hide. Also yesterday, visiting birders had been over on Jura, with 2 Golden Eagles, and also 2 Hen Harriers being seen. They also had Jack Snipe on the roadside. Back on Islay again, they saw a White tailed Sea Eagle towards Bunnahabhain and a Hen Harrier over the reserve at Gruinart. Bob yesterday also had a good raptor day with 2 Golden Eagles, 2 ringtail Hen Harriers and a Kestrel, all seen down on the Rhinns.