Saturday, 19 July 2014
Saturday 19th July
Some sightings through from Emily from through the week... On the guided walk on Tuesday, down on the Oa, Golden Eagles were seen as well as Ravens, Wheatear as well as some Twite robbing a Linnet. At Gruinart, on the walk, 3 different ringtail Hen Harriers were seen, a juv Cuckoo on the moorland trail with a juv Treecreeper spotted in the woods. On Friday, Emily had a male and a ringtail Hen Harrier at Grainel with a Buzzard also there in the evening. Emily had told by some visitors of seeing an Osprey on Thursday up at Ardnave, the same visitors had been speaking to other visitor who had just seen one at Blackrock. Here at home today, out flitting in about the willows were 3 Willow Warblers and later on a Wren hopping along the dyke or stone wall.