Sunday, 13 September 2015

Sunday 13th September

Yesterday, James had a Wheatear out in from Mill cottage. Today on the overhead wire there was a Redpoll along with some Linnets and Twite with some Stonechats and Whinchats on the seedheads nearby. Further out on the Loch, an Osprey was still present with new arrivals, 32 Pale bellied Brent Geese were closeby! A Peregrine was also seen from James abode! There was a ringtail Hen Harrier out on the wing as we came home between Sunderland and Rockside. This afternoon, Martin and Gary had lead the rAmble up at Ardnave, on behalf of the INHT. Birds seen included were 23 Herring Gulls, 1 Common Gull, 13 Mute Swan and 21 Wigeon on Ardnave Loch. Out on Gruinart, 3 Kittiwkes were present along with Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Blackwit, Sanderling, a flock of Twite, 2 ringtail Hen Harrier, Buzzard and a Sparrowhawk.

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