North/South Uist 16th-22nd May 2015

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16th May (MR,TM)

2+ singing Wood Warbler Loch Awe early am
5+ Black Guillemot Oban harbour

from the Oban-Loch Boisdale ferry

Guillemot, Razorbill, Puffin, Kittiwake
Manx Shearwater
5+ Common Dolphin
1 Arctic Skua
6 Turnstone
1 White-tailed Eagle approach to Loch Boisdale from ferry

Shag

Shag


Manx Shearwater from the CalMac Ferry

Manx Shearwater from the CalMac Ferry

4 Redpoll Daliburgh
Sedge Warbler singing Daliburgh
3 Swallow pool by Daliburgh Co-Op
2 House Martin
6 Sand Martin
Little Grebe
2 Tufted Duck

17th May Aird an Runair 09:00-12:15 (MR,TM,WM)

1 Leach’s Petrel
37 Long-tailed Skua
46 Pomarine Skua
5 Arctic Skua
3 Bonxie
Arctic Tern
4+ Great-northern Diver
3 Whooper Swan
3 Otter
Twite
Corn Bunting
Raven
Hooded Crow

Long-tailed Skuas - 2 of a group of 5 which came straight over the carpark!!

Long-tailed Skuas – 2 of a group of 5 which came straight over the carpark!!


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different gravy!!

different gravy!!


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Pomarine Skuas

Pomarine Skuas


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Fulmar

Fulmar


Bonxie

Bonxie


Long-tailed Skua

Long-tailed Skua


Pomarine Skua

Pomarine Skua


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1 Black-throated Diver
male Hen Harrier
1 Red-throated Diver Loch Druidibeg
1 Golden Eagle Loch Druidibeg
9 Wigeon Loch Druidibeg
2 Spotted Flycatcher Loch Eynort plantation
Red-breasted Merganser several

Golden Plover

Golden Plover

18th May (MR,TM,WM)

Short-eared Owl several seen
imm Glaucous Gull on beach at Aird an Runair
1s Iceland Gull on beach at Aird an Runair
Corn Bunting
Arctic Tern
Great-northern Diver
Twite
Corncrake heard
Common Buzzard
1 Little Tern
7 White-tailed Eagle
7 Golden Eagle
Kestrel
pair Red-necked Phalarope Loch Mor
4 male Hen Harrier
Merlin
Peregrine
Sparrowhawk

Arctic Tern

Arctic Tern


Whimbrel at Aird an Runair

Whimbrel at Aird an Runair


Corn Bunting on the Machair at Balranald

Corn Bunting on the Machair at Balranald


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Waders - mainly Sanderling, Dunlin, Ringed Plover and Turnstone

Waders – mainly Sanderling, Dunlin, Ringed Plover and Turnstone


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Hen Harrier

Hen Harrier


Stonechat

Stonechat


Short-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl


Oystercatcher at Loch Mor

Oystercatcher at Loch Mor


pair red-necked Phalarope on Loch Mor

pair red-necked Phalarope on Loch Mor

19th May (MR,TM)

imm White-tailed Eagle
pair + fem Red-necked Phalarope Loch Mor
Short-eared Owl
Great-northern Diver
2 Whooper Swan
Twite
Wheatear
drk Scaup Loch Sandary
male Hen Harrier
2+ Golden Eagle
2 White-tailed Eagle

imm White-tailed Eagle, on Benbecula

imm White-tailed Eagle, on Benbecula


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pale-bellied Brent Goose near Ardvule

pale-bellied Brent Goose near Ardvule


colour-ringed Brent Goose at Ardvule

colour-ringed Brent Goose at Ardvule


Great-northern Diver off Ardvule

Great-northern Diver off Ardvule


Eider

Eider


fem Eider

fem Eider


Great-northern Diver

Great-northern Diver


Snipe near Ardvule

Snipe near Ardvule


Lapwing near Ardvule

Lapwing near Ardvule


pair Corncrake at Ardivachar

pair Corncrake at Ardivachar


distant Rose-coloured Starling at Ardivachar

distant Rose-coloured Starling at Ardivachar


Sanderling

Sanderling


pair Red-necked Phalarope at Loch Mor

pair Red-necked Phalarope at Loch Mor


Wheatear

Wheatear


Common Buzzard from the car sunroof!

Common Buzzard from the car sunroof!


Rock Pipit

Rock Pipit


ringtail Hen Harrier

ringtail Hen Harrier

21st May

17 Black-tailed Godwit nr Ardivachar
1 Little Egret nr Ardivachar
Rose-coloured Starling at Ardivachar
Corncrake
Wheatear
Arctic Tern
1 Arctic Skua
Great-northern Diver at Stinky Bay
Arctic Skua
4 Red-throated Diver over Loch Eynort

Black-tailed Godwits

Black-tailed Godwits

22nd May

2 Long-tailed Skua
4 Pomarine Skua
4+ Bonxie
Manx Shearwater
3 Great-northern Diver
Arctic Tern
3 Turnstone
4 White-tailed Eagle
Puffin, Guillemot, Razorbill, Kittiwake
5+ Black Guillemot Oban Harbour


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