Sunday, 5 November 2000

5th November 2000 North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist. Calm but cloudy

Great Northern Diver 1
Whooper Swan c.15
Greylag Goose c.150
Brent Goose 1 accompanying Greylags
Wigeon c.100
American Wigeon 1 drake in poor plumage. Larger than Wigeon with baldplate more obvious at some angles than others.
Tufted Duck c.25
Eider c.10
Red-breasted Merganser c.25
Hen Harrier 1
Buzzard c.10
Golden Eagle 4 - one close adult complete with golden nape being seen
Merlin 1
Peregrine 1
Moorhen 2
Coot c.20
Spotted Redshank 2
Greenshank c.4
Wren c.4
Redwing c.250
Chiffchaff 1
Hooded Crow c.20
Raven c.10
Twite 1
Reed Bunting 2

Otter 4 (2 pairs - one pair in sea others in a loch)