Tuesday 27 August 2013

Tuesday 27th August

Jim Dickson had been over from the mainland today and kindly sent through this image which he took of the Wryneck, yes it is still here and in the same location... Peter today had a pr of Little Grebe on Loch Skerrols feeding their well grown youngster. Yesterday, Tom and Jo had seen a Peregrine, 3 Whitethroat, Tree Pipit and 2 Crossbill at Cluanach. Later on up at Sanaigmore, they saw 3 recently fledged Ringed Plover along with an adult, also there were a flock of 21 Twite and out in the bay, 63 Shag. Today they had seen the Wryneck as had Becky, 3 Whitethroat seen there too, at the Airport, a Peregrine was present, while up at "smelly corner", 77 Ringed Plover, 172 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling and 13 Barwits were noted. This evening they saw a White tailed Sea Eagle coming off the merse at Bridgend and flying inland.

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