Monday 7 June 2010

Mon 7th June

This afternoon, Carl been out at Tormisdale and took this great image of a Shag on it's nest. There were also Guillemots, Razorbills and Kittiwakes to be seen .
This Turnstone was seen today along with another 4 birds down at Claddach near to Portnahaven by a regular visitor to Islay. He also had a Whimbrel too.

One of the visitors in the cottages had seen a Barn Owl when coming back home from Port Charlotte last night.

Yesterday, Carl had seen a Buzzard carrying an Adder down at Foreland, he also had heard a Cuckoo calling there too. Along at Loch Gorm, a Reed Bunting was seen. This morning, on Loch Indaal, Carl had 5 Great Northern Diver, a Red throated Diver and 25 Scoter. In his garden the Spotted Flycatcher was present again.
Andy had seen 2 Red footed Falcons were seen flying over the Oa late this afternoon. Also later this afternoon, Margaret had seen a Golden Eagle out over the hill at the back of Kilchoman. This morning at Gartmain there were Godwits present, exact numbers I could not get as we were in a line of traffic and could not pull over, and at Pennycraig there was a family of 3 Barnies, one with an injured right wing

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