Thursday, 17 December 2015
Thursday 17th December
Yesterday James had 3 Hen Harriers on the reserve at Gruinart. He also counted a flock of 1065 Golden Plover, saw 8 Knot and had another count of 535 Dunlin, all at Gruinart. Up at Ardnave, James saw a 1st winter Iceland Gull with 2 Pochard present on Ardnave Loch. Izzy yesterday had seen a Merlin down on the Oa and a flock of 680 Twite on the game crops there as well. We saw 14 Pale bellied Brent at Blackrock around midday today.