16th December

ISLAY: Two RUDDY SHELDUCK seen with Barnacle geese at Cornabus on the Oa today, found by Ed Burrell. Three previous Argyll records, last in 2008 when three turned up on Oronsay. This species is treated as an escape under Cat BE, although some occurrences in the UK may refer to genuine wild birds.

RUDDY SHELDUCKS – Cornabus, Islay 16th Dec (Ed Burrell).