Monday, 4 April 2016

Monday 4th April

Yesterday Richard Belter had a red-throated diver, peregrine, two wheatears and six choughs at Sanaigmore. Later on 6 gannets and 4 eiders at Frenchman's Rock. Chiffchaff was seen and heard on Woodland Trail at Gruinart. Barn owl was spotted on Gruinart Flats this morning, chiffchaff was heard just outside the RSPB office together with singing goldcrest. Down on the Oa in a forestry plantation at Frachdale two buzzards were spotted, five redpolls, also a singing mistle thrush and song thrush in the same location. Mary had a sand martin and wheatear at Claddach, two wheatears at Tormisdale and 7 redwings at Gearach woods. Graham Newton had 3 great northern divers, 2 mergansers and 2 eiders at Kilnaughton. Also 2 merganser at Loch a Chnuic, 200 barnacle geese at Kilnaughton and 150 at Kintra.

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