Friday, 5 September 2008

Fri 5th Sept

There was a light shower of rain just after tea time, enough to stop the combines from cutting any more barley today. The weather this week has not tremendous, but having said that, the combines having been working most days, mainly from later on.
Away from farming, there was a count over on Loch Gruinart the other day, 4 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 540 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 26 Eider, 2 Red breasted Merganser, 478 Oystercatcher, 187 Ringed Plover, 4 Knot, 12 Sanderling, 368 Dunlin, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 34 Bar-tailed Godwit, 230 Curlew and 56 Redshank. Thanks to James and Michal for the figures.

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