1st June

MID-ARGYLL: the 2CY (first-summer) Little Gull is still at Loch Gilp, also 2 Bar-tailed Godwits there (Jim Dickson).
TIREE: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper and 1 Little Stint with ca 10 Dunlins and 10 Ringed Plovers briefly on mud in front of the hide at Loch a’ Phuill this evening but all flushed off by a Great Skua, also 2 Sandwich Terns and 167 Kittiwakes there. Off Hynish in SE6 as the rain eased at midday (totals for 1hr): 5,880 Manx Shearwaters, 1,440 auks (mostly Razorbills), 405 Gannets, 128 Fulmars, 90 Shags, 49 Kittiwakes, 36 Puffins, 4 Black Guillemots and 12 Storm Petrels (John Bowler).