Monday, 29 September 2014
Monday 29th September
Yesterday visiting birder Jim from the Scottish Borders had seen a hen Peregrine sitting up on the crag behind Kilchoman. Today, James had a juv White tailed Sea Eagle out on the salt marsh at Loch Gruinart. George took a short walk through his trees behind his house and reckons that there were the remains of 5 Collared Doves, all looking like "Sparrowhawk kills". Just before tea time this evening, while we were out we saw 3 Hen Harriers at different locations round Loch Gorm, a male between Sunderland Farm and Rock Mountain, a ringtail between Ballinaby and Saligo with another ringtail just before we came along to Coulererach round about the cattle grid. In the garden today there were 14 Goldfinches, great to see them around. Remember tomorrow night the Bird nerds meeting at Bruichladdich Pier at 6.30 pm.