Friday, 15 January 2016
Friday 15th January
Yesterday, Bob had a flock of 175 Lapwing seen out in the fields in front of his house. He also saw 9 Fieldfare fly past, the first seen for a few days. Bob was also saying that on his bird feeders that he has been seeing a few Blue Tits and also some Coal Tits, birds that he has not seen with him for some time. Today down at Machir Bay, he counted 41 Chough flying over the dunes, at the pool beside the car park, 24 Curlew and 2 Herring Gull were present. Here at home this afternoon, there were 27 Goldfinches on the feeders. Michal, today had 50 Fieldfares, 2 Redwings and 210 Starlings at Gruinart, up on Ardnave Loch, 11 Whoopers were seen with 5 Lapwings and 160 Golden Plover in the fields around the Loch.