18th August

KINTYRE: A juvenile HONEY-BUZZARD has been sighted on three separate days (location withheld).
MID-ARGYLL: A juv/1cy MEDITERRANEAN GULL was seen at Loch Gilp on 16th Aug (David Jardine).
MULL: The GREEN SANDPIPER is still at Loch Cuin – 17th Aug and the adult BONAPARTE’S GULL is still at Loch Spelve – 15th Aug. A SOOTY SHEARWATER was seen off NW Mull (James Marshall).
ISLAY: Two SOOTY SHEARWATERS were seen from the Kennacraig to Islay ferry, west of Gigha on 15th Aug (Roger Broad) and 1-2 MARSH HARRIERS are still on the island.

HONEY-BUZZARD – Kintyre 16th August.