11th April

MID-ARGYLL: at Lochgair today, garden sightings included a Sparrowhawk, 4 Bullfinch and a Nuthatch (John and Julie Sutton). A party of 7 Bullfinch were by the Crinan canal near Crinan (Jim Dickson).
KINTYRE: a 2014 colour ringed Twite at Machrihanish SBO is performing well on trips to NE Wales and back to MSBO and now has a very interesting history of doing so. Connaught’s Quay, Flintshire, NE Wales is 298km SSE of MSBO. Last re-trapped at MSBO on 7 Apr. The six journeys completed by this bird amount to 1,788km (Eddie Maguire).
TIREE: two Little Terns at Salum Bay are the first Argyll arrivals (Rob Archer per John Bowler).