20th October

Easterly winds are now bringing in more thrush species – with an increase in Fieldfares as well as BRAMBLINGS and now reports of RING OUZELS with 1 at Kilmartin MID-ARGYLL (David Jardine) & on TIREE 1 poss 2 first-winter birds at Carnan Mor – where also a HAWFINCH and nearby a male POCHARD at Loch a’ Phuill (John Bowler).
ISLAY: More sightings of the adult RED-BREASTED GOOSE at Gruinart today.