20th February

TIREE: Adult Glaucous Gull again at Gott Bay (Steph Cope). Juvenile Glaucous Gull again at Sorobaidh Bay, with 4 Black-headed Gulls and 455 Common Gulls. An imm Moorhen at Loch a’ Phuill plus 1f Scaup, 1 Little Grebe, 1150 Lapwing and 135 Oystercatchers – the latter including 2 colour-ringed birds (John Bowler).
MID-ARGYLL: in the Slockavullin/Poltalloch area late afternoon goose counts: 390 Greylags (one with orange neck collar), 380 Canadas, 1 Greenland White-front and 1 Barnacle. Also 85 Jackdaws, 32 Fieldfares, 65 Redwings, 5 Mistle Thrush, 6 Pied Wagtails and 110 Common Gulls.