12th January

Mid-Argyll: The Moorhen which appeared on the Lusragan Burn, Connel, in December has been seen twice so far this year, though not today. However, a Dipper was on the burn this morning and a Grey Wagtail was nearby (Mike Harrison). Two female Bramblings at Stonefield, Tarbert also 4 male Siskins and 12 Goldfinch (Anne Lavelle).
Cowal: From his garden in Dunoon, Gearge Newall has been seeing feeding finches with Siskins (6+), Goldfinch, Bullfinch, Chaffinch, a male Brambling and 2-3 Redpolls one of which was pale and hopes to get a photo of that one.
Tiree: A white-phase Gyrfalcon seen at Balephertrish Bay on 4 Jan has been reported to John Bowler (Rebecca Boyd).